Per yesterday’s post the Fashion Race Course games ok 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 3rd and deciding game, was played on September 10, 1858. The umpire for this important game was none other than Doc Adams of the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club.
An article on the game appeared in the New York Times 163 years ago today.