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All-England Cricket team continues its tour with a match in Philadelphia

Unidentified Cricket Player, circa 1860
10/10/1859
The All-England Cricket team continued its popular tour of North America with a match against a United States twenty-two man team in Philadelphia.  The visitors were made to feel at home when rain and wet grounds delayed the start of play till the afternoon on the first day.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Progress of the Cricketers," New York Times, October 11, 1859, p. 1.

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