1858 August

19th In the 2nd game of the Fashion Course series, Brooklyn beats a team of New York all stars, 29–8.

20th In one of the finest games to date, the Excelsiors defeat the Knickerbockers, 15–14. After the game, the 2 clubs celebrate at the Odd Fellow’s Hall in Hoboken. Dodsworth’s band is on hand to entertain the 200 gentlemen assembled.