First 6-4-3 Noted

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Date Saturday, August 17, 1861
Location Newark, NJ, United States

"Mills reached his first base by a good hit to right field, but was put out at second base by F. Seinsoth, the play being a double one, as Stout hit the ball to P. O'Brien at short field, he forwarded it to second, and Seinsoth to first, the latter cutting off Stout's career at first base..."


New York Clipper, August 17, 1861. First account of a 6-4-3 double play, by Atlantic Club of Brooklyn vs. Newark Club of Newark. Referenced in Peter Morris, A Game of Inches, 2010, p.176

Submitted by Bob Tholkes
Submission Note 4/7/2015


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