YMCA Team from Prague v YMCA Team from Pilsen in 1920

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Date of Game 1920
Location Pilsen, Czech Republic
Home Team  Add Club Page YMCA Team from Prague
Away Team  Add Club Page YMCA Team from Pilsen
Description

"Baseball's introduction to the country came a year after Czechoslovakia achieved independence in 1919. The Czech's original baseball missionary was named Joe First [certainly never a player to be named later] and he offered the locals in the town of Pilsen introductory courses in a number of sports, including baseball, basketball, and archery . . . ." First continued his efforts . . . , setting up an exhibition game in Pilsen between YMCA branches from Prague and Pilsen."

Josh Chetwynd, Baseball in Europe (McFarland, 2008), pages 173-174.

First in Location Czech Republic
Players Locality Local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia



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