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Baseball report in a sporting newspaper, before the Civil War...



Item # 680854

June 04, 1859

THE NEW YORK CLIPPER, June 4, 1859  The front page features a print of the: "Royal YHacht Squadron Club House, Cowes."
Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Ball Play" with much detailed reporting of games, including 4 box scores.
This was a sports-themed newspaper with a wealth of reporting on various games, etc.
Eight pages, old mends near the spine and on page 2, otherwise good.

Category: Pre-Civil War