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Baseball game made famous by Currier and Ives...
Item # 670944
August 4, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 4, 1865
* Famous Currier and Ives baseball game
* Post Civil War reconstruction
On the back page has a brief report with box scores under the small headings: "Base Ball" "Championship Match--Atlantic vs. Mutual". (see)
This is a report of the very game which was the subject of a famous Currier and Ives print titled: "The American National Game", a notable print and event in baseball history.
Eight pages, uncut, some staining at the margins, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War