Sporting News: Inauguration in Chicago of the Base-Ball Season of 1876

From Chicago Daily Tribune, May 11, 1876.

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A newspaper description of the first Chicago White Stocking home game. Toward the end of the article, the writer compares the middle-class decorum of Chicago fans with the “mob” behavior of St. Louis fans.

Image of Sporting News: Inauguration in Chicago of the Base-Ball Season of 1876

A newspaper description of the first Chicago White Stocking home game. Toward the end of the article, the writer compares the middle-class decorum of Chicago fans with the “mob” behavior of St. Louis fans.

Image of Sporting News: Inauguration in Chicago of the Base-Ball Season of 1876

A newspaper description of the first Chicago White Stocking home game. Toward the end of the article, the writer compares the middle-class decorum of Chicago fans with the “mob” behavior of St. Louis fans.

Metadata Details
Item Type Newspaper article
Title Sporting News: Inauguration in Chicago of the Base-Ball Season of 1876
Publication Title Chicago Daily Tribune
Publication Date May 11, 1876
Call Number Online Resource
Location General Collections