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In baseball, the Brooklyn Excelsior continue their tour with a game in Philadelphia

The Knickerbocker and Excelsior Baseball Clubs, New York, 1858
07/24/1860
The Brooklyn Excelsior Club had been hosted in Maryland by the Baltimore Excelsior Club two days before and now visited Philadelphia on their long weekend tour.   Excelsior played an all-Philadelphia nine made up of men selected from the Athletic, Olympic, Benedict, Winona, Equity, and United clubs.  Brooklyn  won the game, played at the Camac Woods ground in the city, by a score of 15 runs to 4, in nine innings.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Charles A. Peverelly, The Book of American Pastimes ....  (New York: Charles A. Peverelly, 1866), 410. 

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