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Post Civil War baseball game with box scores....



Item # 203605

June 16, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1865 Page 5 has: "Out-Door Sports" " Base Ball" "Philadelphia Vs. Brooklyn". The summary mentions "a bevy of the fair ones" at the match and that "...with the crowd, the field of players in uniform, and the...banners on...flag-staffs on the grounds...the scene was picturesque in the extreme." About the game it mentions: "A feature of the play was the splendid batting of REACH...who made the finest hit ever seen on the ground." Says that the two teams with to the Masion Doree after the game "...where a splendid entertainment was provided...". Includes the box score

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