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Famous post Civil War 1865 baseball game

Item # 592756

October 31, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, October 31, 1865 

* Brooklyn Atlantics
* Philadelphia Athletics
* Famous post civil war Baseball game

On page 5 under "The National Game" is a report: "The Great Match Between the Atlantics And Athletics In Philadelphia--The Atlantics The Victors."

Has a summary of the game which mentions that: "...The Atlantics were skunked once, and the Athletics four time...". "Skunked" was the term used when a team failed to score any runs in an inning. Also had the box score.

Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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