Club of Newark v Oriental/Olympic Club of Newark on 13 July 1855

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Date of Game Friday, July 13, 1855
Location East Newark, Hudson County, NJ, United States
Field  Add Field Page Newark BBC Grounds
Home Team Club of Newark
Away Team Oriental/Olympic Club of Newark
Score 31 - 10
NY Rules Likely

This game appears on the Protoball Games Tabulation [NYC file] complied by Craig Waff. Reports appeared in the Clipper, Spirit, and NY Daily Times.

The Spirit named this game the first inter-club match to be played in New Jersey: perhaps it held Hoboken to be a part of NY?


(1) “New-Jersey: Base Ball,” NYDT, vol. 4, no. 1195 (18 Jul 1855), p. 3, col. 6

(2) “Base Ball: Newark vs. Olympic Club,” SOT, vol. 25, no. 23 (21 Jul 1855), p. 276, col. 2

(3) “The Newark and Olympic Clubs,” NYC, [?] Jul 1855

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Found by Craig Waff
First in Location East Newark, NJ
Players Locality Local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia


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