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Hoboken in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Baseball

 
 
First Baseball Match Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. First Baseball Match Marker
Inscription. On June 19, 1846, the first match game of baseball was played here on the Elysian Fields between the Knickerbockers and the New Yorks. It is generally conceded that until this time, the game was not seriously regarded.
 
Erected by H.I.B.A. — Hoboken Industry and Business Association.
 
Location. 40° 44.993′ N, 74° 1.644′ W. Marker is in Hoboken, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and 11th Street on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is on the esplanade dividing 11th Street on Washington Street. Marker is in this post office area: Hoboken NJ 07030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maxwell House Coffee Plant (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elysian Fields (approx. 0.2 miles away); New York Yacht Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hudson River Bridge Cornerstone (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stephen Foster House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stevens Institute of Technology
First Baseball Match Marker on 11th Street Esplanade image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. First Baseball Match Marker on 11th Street Esplanade
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hudson School (approx. half a mile away); Sergeant William Fesken Memorial Field (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hoboken.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hoboken Baseball. (Submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
2. Elysian Fields, Hoboken, New Jersey. (Submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
3. New York Knickerbockers. Also contains info on "The New York Nine" or "New Yorks." (Submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsSports
 
Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate.
Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
4. Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate.
Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
5. Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate.
Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
6. Each of the four corners of the intersection contains one of the bases or home plate.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,155 times since then and 4 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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