1867 July

2nd With 5,000 fans on hand for the return match between the Unions of Morrisania and the visiting Irvington club, the New Jerseyites break a 14–14 tie with 7 runs in the 7th. Irvington wins, 26–22.

2nd With 5,000 fans on hand for the return match between the Unions of Morrisania and the visiting Irvington club, the New Jerseyites break a 14–14 tie with 7 runs in the 7th. Irvington wins, 26–22.

4th The Cincinnati Baseball Club plays its first match a the Union Grounds, in back of Cincinnati’s Lincoln Park, whipping Louisville, 60–24. It is the first game in Cincinnati at which the general public attends, an admission is charged, and a newspaper writes up the game.

9th The champion Atlantics win their 2nd game of 2 with Eckford, 11–4, with the game called after 6 innings. John Chapman, the Atlantics star outfielder, is out for the year with injuries from lifting heavy weights.

11th  The National Club of Washington departs on the first western trip ever made by a ball club. They will travel a total of 3,000 miles and cover 5 states. The Nationals have the same team as last season with the addition of George Wright at SS.

15th In Cincinnati, the Nationals hand the Cincinnati Red Stockings their only loss of 1867, 53–10. The Cincinnati club will finish the year at 17–1.

26th The largest crowd to see a ball game in Chicago pay $.50 each watch the Nationals snap back from their loss yesterday to Rockford by whipping the Excelsiors of Chicago, 49–4.

27th The Nationals wind up their Western trip with a 76–17 win over the Chicago Atlantics.

31st The Champion Atlantics play a Championship match with the Union Club of Morrisania at the home park in Melrose, NY. A crowd of 8,000+ see the Unions humble the champs, 32–19.

2nd With 5,000 fans on hand for the return match between the Unions of Morrisania and the visiting Irvington club, the New Jerseyites break a 14–14 tie with 7 runs in the 7th. Irvington wins, 26–22.