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The First Baseball Game

Jun 19, 2015
Did You Know?

On June 19, 1846 the first baseball game was played at Elysian Fields in Hoboken, NJ between the Knickerbockers and the New York Nine.  Alexander Cartwright, the father of baseball, who developed the basic rules that we know today, was the umpire.  The New York Nine beat the Knickerbockers 23-1 in four innings.