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In baseball, Brooklyn's touring Excelsior Club defeats Flour City of Rochester, New York 21 to 1

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 the Flour City club over nine innings and won the contest easily by a score of 21 runs to 1.  They stayed in town at the Osborne House and played another game, against Live Oak of Rochester, two days later.  (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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