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Nice account of baseball games from shortly after the Civil war...



Item # 675714

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 28, 1865 

* Early baseball games

The back page has:  "The Field - Base Ball" with summaries and box scores of three baseball games (see). The summary of the match between the Atlantics and the Empires states in part: "...Pratt pitched to perfection. Charley Smith took the position of catcher admirably....Start, Crane and Pratt did the tall batting....". The Atlantics won the game by a score of 65-3.
Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, a few small margin tears, generally good.

Category: Post-Civil War