Cobourg Newspaper Index
Men's Baseball Champions
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Baseball appeared in Cobourg in the mid 1860s when it was imported from the United States. It more closely resembled softball back then and was often in competition for popularity with cricket and lacross. The first Cobourg Baseball Club was organized in 1894.
Date of Original
1905
Subject(s)
Local identifier
796-6
Collection
Historical Photographs
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Cobourg Public Library
Email:info@cobourg.library.on.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

200 Ontario Street, Cobourg, ON K9A 5P4

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Men's Baseball Champions


Baseball appeared in Cobourg in the mid 1860s when it was imported from the United States. It more closely resembled softball back then and was often in competition for popularity with cricket and lacross. The first Cobourg Baseball Club was organized in 1894.