First Base Ball Game

The Knickerbockers (with Doc Adams) and New York Nine played what is recognized as the first recorded, organized base ball game on June 19, 1846, at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken, New Jersey.

The New York Nine defeated the Knickerbockers 23-1 in four innings. Below is the box score from that game.

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1st Game Box Score: June 19. 1846 Elysian Fields, Hoboken, NJ (“Our Game”, MLBlogs Network, John Thorn)