First mention of Negro Baseball in Arkansas

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Date Friday, August 8, 1873
Location Little Rock, AR, United States

The Arkansas Gazette reported on August 8th, 1873:

"A serious misunderstanding occurred last Sunday in a game of baseball among the colored boys when one of them struck the other with a bat. The lick did not break the skin, but appears to have paralyzed the boy, who died on Thursday night. The name of the boy is Phil. Hanley."


Arkansas Gazette, August 8th, 1873

Submitted by Caleb Hardwick


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