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1859 Baseball

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Old Ball, New BallIn 1821 the president of Williams College left to found Amherst College. A great rivalry began and in 1859 the two western Massachusetts schools played the first intercollegiate baseball game, on neutral ground in Pittsfield, MA. Only A Game's Doug Tribou attended a vintage game honoring the 150th anniversary and brought back some photos.

This program aired on May 8, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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Doug Tribou was formerly a reporter and producer at WBUR and for WBUR's Only A Game.


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