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Brooklyn Excelsiors leave on the first baseball tour

The Knickerbocker and Excelsior Baseball Clubs, New York, 1858
The Brooklyn Excelsiors became the first baseball club to tour when they left New York City for Albany, New York. They also visited Troy and Buffalo on their travels. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 106.


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