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Early Baseball Convention in 1866...

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December 14, 1866

NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 14, 1866.
* Early baseball convention reporting - new teams

Page 2 has a report: Convention of Base Ball Players which has details about the tenth annual convention, mentioning there were delegates from as far away as Oregon, Iowa, Maryland and Virginia and that over 100 new clubs applied for admission. Notable changes in the Constitution included the admission of delegates into the National Association from the various Base Ball Associations, and the repeal of an article forbidding delegates from voting by proxy. Also a list of the new officers. Other news of the day includes: "Advices by Ocean Telegraph and by Steamship" "Fires" "Brooklyn News" and much more. 8 pages in nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War