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Baseball on the ice...

Item # 675298

February 16, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 16, 1861 

* Baseball ice game ?

Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 5 has reports under the heading: "Base Ball "Base Ball on the Ice--Atlantic vs. Charter Oak". A curious account of a game played on a frozen pond.
Reports on many other sports as well.
Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, various wear & some foxing at the right margin.

Category: Pre-Civil War