Chicago White Sox players v American Pro All-Stars on 8 March 1889

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Date of Game Friday, March 8, 1889
Location Paris, France
Field  Add Field Page Parc Aerostatique
Home Team  Add Club Page Chicago White Sox players
Away Team  Add Club Page American Pro All-Stars
Score 3 - 6
Description

Albert Spalding made it a point to play in Paris during his 1888-1889 tour. "The American [Spalding] could confidently point out that baseball was a game of the masses in the United States. Many of the players on Spalding's tour had come from modest means and cold serve as proof of the value baseball could have in democratizing sports in France. The Paris contest was held on 8 March 1889 at the Parc Aerostatique . . . ."

Josh Chetwyne, Baseball in Europe (McFarland, 2008), page 158.

First in Location France
Players Locality Non-local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia



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