Preston v Derby in Preston on 21 June 1890

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Date of Game Saturday, June 21, 1890
Location Preston, Lancashire, England
Field  Add Field Page Deepdale (soccer pitch of Preston North End Football Club)
Home Team  Add Club Page Preston
Away Team  Add Club Page Derby
Score 6 - 9

This was the first ever game in England (and in Britain) in a structured domestic competition. It was the only match completed on Opening Day of Britain's pro baseball league of 1890.


Gray, Joe. What about the Villa?: Forgotten figures from Britain's pro baseball league of 1890. Ross-on-Wye, UK: Fineleaf Editions (2010).

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First in Location Lancashire, England
Players Locality Local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia


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