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English: "The American National Game of Baseball - Grand Match for the Championship", depiction of a baseball game at the Elysian Fields in Hoboken, NJ. One of the teams is probably the New York Knickerbockers. Lithograph by Currier & Ives.
Date c. 1866 [1]
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Author Unknown authorUnknown author


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