Among the many events which occurred on the Fourth, the base ball match between the Star Club, of [St. Louis,] and the Athletic Club, of Bridgton, was not the least interesting. The Star Club was formerly the Union, Jr., Club.
The match was played on the grounds of Major Graham. Unfortunately the game was interrupted at the third inning, a storm compelling the players to desist. However, after the rain had ceased, the playing was resumed. The game was finished at the sixth inning, when the winning club was the Athletics...
At the conclusion of the game the players were invited to partake of refreshments in the residence of Major Graham, where they were most hospitably entertained.
-Missouri Republican, July 9, 1868
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