The Fashion Race Course games were played between All-Star teams (pick nines) comprised of the finest New York area players versus the finest Brooklyn area players and was the 1st real All-Star Series. It was also the 1st time admission was charged to watch a game.
The 1st game was held on July 20, 1858 and won by the New York team 22-15.
The 2nd game was played on August 17, 1858 and Brooklyn evened the series with a 29-8 victory.
The 3rd and deciding game, was played on September 10, 1858 and the umpire for this important game was none other than Doc Adams of the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club.