Early baseball in Italy/Game 1

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Location Italy
Year 1884
City Livorno
Country Italy
Was NY rules baseball Likely
Played by Unknown

"America's pastime had made a brief appearance in 1884 in the Italian port town of Livorno, but Spalding . . . [in his 1889 tour visit] offered it on a grander platform."

Josh Chetwynd, Baseball in Europe (McFarland, 2008), page 38. We are unclear on a source for Livorno ballplaying.

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