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In baseball news, the Philadelphia Athletic Club touring team visits New York City

The Knickerbocker and Excelsior Baseball Clubs, New York, 1858
06/15/1863
The baseball team of the Philadelphia Athletic Club, along with around twenty friends, paid a visit to the New York City area to play several games. In the afternoon, in South Brooklyn, they defeated the Excelsior Club 18-17 over ten innings in what observers called an excellent match watched by a crowd of more than three thousand people.  The visitors were scheduled to play the Mutual Club in Hoboken the next day.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Ball Play: Arrival of the Philadelphia Ball Players ...," New York Times, June 16, 1863, p. 8. 

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