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Early post Civil War baseball... Philadelphia Athletics...
Item # 561999
September 17, 1867
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 17, 1867
* Early post Civil war baseball
* Philadelphia Athletics
Page 2 has a report headed: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball--Athletic of Philadelphia, vs. Atlantic, of Brooklyn" with reports on 2 games (see). The first notes:
* It is not an over-estimate in placing the assemblage at 20,000 gathered at the Union Ball Grounds yesterday to witness the most eventful & exciting contest yet played this season... (see).
Other news of the day, complete in 8 pages, great condition.
Category: Post-Civil War