Union v American in Dresden on 14 July 1869

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Date of Game Wednesday, July 14, 1869
Location Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Home Team  Add Club Page Union
Away Team  Add Club Page American
Score 28 - 16
Description
The Cincinnati Commercial Tribune, Nov. 29, 1869: "Base Ball Matters [from the New York Clipper of November 27]. Review of the Season of 1869..."
"At Dresden, Saxony, on the same day [July 14], the American and Union clubs (both composed of Americans) had a game in which the Unionists proved victorious, with the score of 28 to 16."
 
The New York Clipper, Aug. 14, 1869 has an extensive report and box score of this game. Says the winners are to play the Freiburg club soon.
 
New York Herald, May 4, 1869: "The National Game.....
 A base ball club has been organized in Dresden, Saxony, by a number of young Americans, and the Saxons seem to take to the sport with a gusto.
 
Dresden is in Saxony--in 1869, a separate kingdom, today, a state in Germany.
Sources

The Cincinnati Commercial Tribune, Nov. 29, 1869; New York Herald, May 4, 1869

Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Germany



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