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In baseball, two Brooklyn clubs fight out a close game, 17-15

The Knickerbocker and Excelsior Baseball Clubs, New York, 1858
10/16/1860
In cold fall weather, two of the largest baseball clubs in Brooklyn, the Atlantics and the Eckford Club, met for a match at the Eckford Ground.  Despite the chill, five thousand spectators watched the visitors win by a score of 17 to 15.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Base Ball," New York Times, October 17, 1860, p. 1.

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