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Game Set for CA Mining Town

Salience Noteworthy
Location California
City/State/Country: Mariposa, CA, United States
Game Base Ball
Immediacy of Report Contemporary

Two base ball clubs were scheduled to play a game in Mariposa, a southern Sierra gold mining town.




California Spirit of the Times, February 11, 1860. 


neither the California Spirit nor other accessible papers reported on the actual game, if any: "another 'did they or didn't they' mystery." Mariposa CA is on the edge of Yosemite Park and about 60 miles N of Fresno.

1861-1865 - Note: Protoball has a Separate Compilation of Ballplaying in Civil War Camps

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Submitted by Angus Macfarlane
Submission Note email of February 9, 2010, based on a find made by David Block.


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