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Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn...

Item # 683435

November 25, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Nov.  25, 1865  

* Brooklyn Atlantics
* Baseball's 1st champions

Over half a page is taken up with portraits of the nine members of the Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn with embellishments titled "'Champion Nine' Of The Atlantic Base-Ball Club Of Brooklyn, L. I., 1865" and an article headed: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club".
The ball players are wearing uniforms. Some of the players include Start, Pratt, Pearce, and Crane.
Various other post-Civil War prints as well but they pale in comparison to the early baseball print.
Sixteen pages, minor spine wear, light foxing, good condition.

Category: 1861-1865