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Item # 672571

August 15, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Aug. 15, 1857  Page 5 has reports under the heading; "Base Ball" with some details of games involving: "The Enterprise and Lone Star" and: "Charter Oak vs. Hamilton" with listing of the players' names and positions.
Early baseball reports, from 4 years before the Civil War.
The balance of the issue is mostly taking up with other sporting reports, and includes a diagram of a horse racing track.
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War