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In baseball, Brooklyn's touring Excelsior Club defeats Niagara Club in Buffalo 51 to 19

The Knickerbocker and Excelsior Baseball Clubs, New York, 1858
07/05/1860
The Excelsior Club of Brooklyn was in the middle of a week long tour of upstate New York, playing teams in Albany, Troy, Rochester, and Buffalo.  The Excelsior team played Niagara in Buffalo over nine innings and won the contest 51 runs to 19.  They were then entertained at Bloomfield's Hotel in the city.  Two days later the Excelsiors were in Rochester, New York to play two matches.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
John Freyer and Mark Rucker, Pevelly's National Game (Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005), 57. 

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