Brown: 19th-century uniform database: 1877 Cricket in Binghamton

From SABR member Craig Brown at Threads of Our Game on July 3, 2018:

I thought I’d share a great photo and a great find from researcher Ed Morton. It’s a photo of the 1877 Cricket team from Binghamton NY. Cricket was a League Alliance team that year and many of its members went on to play in Utica NY the next season. I’m not sure if this photo is known in baseball circles, but it may include visuals of a few previously undocumented players. But what’s really cool is the uniform. I’ve never seen anything like it—it takes a whole new angle on how to letter a shirt. Enjoy!

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Originally published: July 4, 2018. Last Updated: July 4, 2018.