Clipping:Simultaneous games hurting attendance

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Date Sunday, May 23, 1875
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The fact of having two championship matches going at the same time in the same city is an unusual one, and as all the patrons of the game could not see both, the participants in one of them must of necessity suffer pecuniarily. Such was the case yesterday, and as the Boston had already been seen on Thursday, it was but natural that the crowd should wend its way to the Athletic ground, where the Athletic and Hartford were to contend. The Centennial-Boson match therefore was witnessed by a very small audience...

Source Philadelphia Sunday Republic
Submitted by Richard Hershberger
Origin Initial Hershberger Clippings

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