Talk:1877 Brooklyn Hartfords season

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While it is true that the team played their home games in Brooklyn that season, it appears that they are still referred to as "Hartford Dark Blues" by all encyclopedias, including Retrosheet and Baseball-Reference. I think it needs to be changed back until Baseball recognizes this change.Neonblak talk - 14:32, 26 March 2009 (UTC)

A contemporary New York Times article refers to the team in the heading as the Brooklyn Hartfords, then calls them Hartford or Hartford Blue Stockings throughout the article, even for the box score. Here's the link.Neonblak talk - 14:43, 26 March 2009 (UTC)