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1857.32 Daybreak Club Forms in Providence RI

Location:

Rhode Island

Game:

Base Ball

Age of Players:

Adult

"Base Ball at Providence - We have received a notification of the formation of the Aurora Base Ball Club at this place, and in accordance with their name, the members meet from 5 to 7 o'clock in the morning. They have been out seven times since March, notwithstanding the pluvious state of the atmospheric phenomena this season."

 

Sources:

Porter's Spirit of the Times, Saturday, May 9, 1857. 

Query:

Is this item newsworthy because it is an early Providence ballclub, because it is a pioneering daybreak club, or neither?

Year
1857
Item
1857.32
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