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19th Century Baseball... Convention in Connecticut...

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March 14, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 14, 1867

On pg. 5 under "Base Ball Convention at Hartford" is a report from Hartford about a Convention of baseball clubs in the Connecticut. Says that 30 clubs were represented and that a vote was passed "...forming a State Association, and rules and regulations concerning State championships were adopted." Mentions that the Charter Oak club of Hartford "...was unanimously recognized as the champion club of the State." States that the first annual meeting will be held at New Haven in November.

This paper is 8 pages in length. First leaf has a small hole in the text. Otherwise in good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War