Clipping:Private bets on an important match

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Date Saturday, September 12, 1857
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(Eagles vs. Gothams 9/8/1857) The weather was all that could be expected, and the attractions of the game, the fame of the players, and the amount depending in private bets on the result, drew to the field a large concourse of amateurs of ball play from the city and vicinity. 

Source Porter's Spirit of the Times
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Submitted by Richard Hershberger
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