Saturday, March 22, 2008

July 12, 1866

The Plattsburgh Sentinel - Thursday, July 12, 1866

We understand that a Bass Ball Club is about to be organized in Plattsburgh.
Go ahead boys, young and old, you can't find a better amusement.


Bass Ball. -- A game of Bass Ball was played in Burlington, Vt., on Wednesday, the 4th, in answer to a challenge from the "Atlantic," of Whitehall, in which the Burlingtons were "waxed." The score stood - Atlantic, 17; Burlington 13. About 1,500 persons were on the ground witnessing the game, which lasted 2 hours and 40 minutes.
  The Captains were Messrs. Jones and Witherell; scorers, Messrs. McLaughlin and Nichols; Umpire, A. H. Tenney, of the. U. V. M. Club.