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Baseball team in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Baseball team in Lawrence, Massachusetts

A Lawrence baseball team, probably from the nineteenth century. The first recorded game in Lawrence was shortly after the Civil War. After a complicated, protracted dispute, Lawrence was ultimately declared champion of the short-lived Eastern New England League in 1885. The town went on to field teams in minor leagues, primarily the New England League, for many years through the 1940s. (LAWRENCE HISTORY CENTER)

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