Early baseball in Missouri/Game 2
From SABR Encyclopedia
|Spread of baseball: Home -> Missouri -> Early baseball in Missouri/Game 2|
|Modern address||St. Louis MO|
|Was NY rules baseball||Yes|
|Team 2||Morning Star|
|Team 1 Score||24|
|Team 2 Score||49|
|First in Missouri||Yes|
This game appears on the Protoball Game Tabulation [Misc. Table] compiled by Craig Waff. It was reported as "The first game of base ball that was ever played West of the Mississippi, under the rules of the National Association" by Porter's Spirit on July 17, 1860.
Porter's Spirit on July 17, 1860: “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Base Ball at St. Louis, Mo.,” PSOT, vol. 8, no. 21 (17 Jul 1860), p. 325, col. 3.