Friday, February 19, 2010

July 18, 1890

The Plattsburgh Sentinel - Friday, July 18, 1890

--The Champlains of Bluff Point, composed entirely of colored waiters at Hotel Champlain, crossed bats last Saturday with the Beverwycks at Rouses Point, and defeated them, in a closely contested game. A special train was run from Plattsburgh, and over a hundred went up to witness the game.

--A game of ball will be played on the Fair Grounds, Saturday afternoon between the colored nine at Hotel Champlain and the Plattsburgh club. Game will be called at 3 o'clock sharp.