Alert Club of Washington v Unique Club of Chicago in September 1871

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Waff's Game Tabulation

Awaiting Review
Date of Game September 1871
Location Washington, DC, United States
Home Team Alert Club of Washington
Away Team Unique Club of Chicago
Score 24 - 18
Innings 8
Number of Players 9
Description

 

 

The Unique Base Ball Club of Chicago, a colored club that has gained considerable notoriety in the West as base ball players are now on a tour for the championship. They arrived in Washington last week and on Monday met and defeated the Alerts, by a score of 24 to 18. On Tuesday they met the Mutuals (thus far champions), and were terribly worsted, the score standing at close of eighth innings - Mutuals 33; Unique 11...

Sources

New York Clipper September 23, 1871

Comment

Any indication as to why the second game report for this African American club cites a score for 8 innings?

Found by Greg Christiano
Submission Note Email, 2/3/2014
First in Location DC



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