Ballgame in Manchester in 1860

From Protoball
Jump to: navigation, search
Pre-pro Baseball
Magnolia-ball-club.png

Add a Ballgame
Add a Predecessor Game
Add a Field
Add a Club
Add a Player
Add a Game Official

Base Ball Firsts
Add a Base Ball First

About Pre-pro
Waff's Game Tabulation

Awaiting Review
Date of Game 1860 "Before the Civil War"
Location Manchester, CT, United States
NY Rules Likely
Description

From Protoball Entry #1860c.11 – Man Played Base Ball in CT Before the War

"I am a native of Hartford, Conn., and have, from early boyhood, taken a great interest in all Out Door Sports that are clean and manly. As a boy I played One, Two, Three, and Four Old Cat; also the old game of "Wicket." I remember that before the Civil War, I don't remember how long, we played base ball at my old home, Manchester, Hartford County, CT."

Letter from Philip W. Hudson, Houston Texas, to the Mills Commission, July 23, 1905.

Manchester CT is about 10 miles E of Hartford.

First in Location CT
Players Locality Local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia



Comments


You are not allowed to post comments.


Personal tools
Namespaces

Variants
Actions
Navigation
Project
Toolbox