In Cleveland on 30 March 1858

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Date of Game Tuesday, March 30, 1858
Location Cleveland, OH, United States
NY Rules Unknown

The Cleveland Daily Herald, March 30, 1858: "A grand tournament in the grand old American game of base-ball is in progress on 'The Hights' [sic]." Play to last through the evening.

Same, May 4, 1858 reports an 'epidemic" of baseball playing in Cleveland.

Same, March 6, 1860 reports that baseball is being played daily at the "Spring Pond Park." Spring Pond Park (aka Forest Grove) was a horse race track about half a mile north of the Spring Pond Hotel, located at the modern northwest corner of Euclid and East 89th (then, Bolton) Streets.


The Cleveland Daily Herald, March 30, 1858

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Found by Bruce Allardice
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