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In baseball, Brooklyn Excelsior visits Maryland to play Baltimore Excelsior

The Knickerbocker and Excelsior Baseball Clubs, New York, 1858
09/22/1860
The famous Brooklyn Excelsior Club visited Baltimore on a weekend tour and were hosted in a match against the Baltimore club of the same name.   In a game played on the first day of autumn, the Excelsiors of Baltimore could not stay with the renowned New Yorkers and lost the match by a lopsided score of 51-6.  (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
Base Ball Match in Baltimore," New York Times, September 24, 1860. 

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