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The Philadelphia Athletic Club's baseball tour of New York continues with another victory in Brooklyn

The Knickerbocker and Excelsior Baseball Clubs, New York, 1858
06/18/1863
Continuing their early season tour of the New York City area, the Philadelphia Athletic Club's baseball team played the Atlantic Club of Brooklyn.  The visitors won again, defeating the Atlantic by a score of 21-13.  Press reports indicated a fine game, watched by around 6,000 people. The touring team played again in Brooklyn the next day, at the Union Ground against the Star Club of Brooklyn, again winning handily 37-13 before 2,000 spectators.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Ball Play," New York Times, June 20, 1863, p. 2.

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