Early baseball in Ireland/Game 1

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Location Ireland
Year 1874
Month 8
Date 24
City Dublin
Country Ireland
Was NY rules baseball Yes
Played by Non-locals
Team 1 Philadelphia Athletics
Team 2 Boston Red Stockings

"The first known game of baseball played in Ireland took place in Dublin on 24 August 1874. Following a 12-game tour of England, two of America's most prominent clubs [Boston and Philadelphia] traveled to Ireland to display the game."

Josh Chetewynd, Baseball in Europe (McFarland, 2008), page 206.

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