Archive for Tuesday, April 27, 1999


April 27, 1999


On April 27, 1899, the Lawrence Journal's headline read "BETWEEN TWO STATES - The Base Ball Game between Kansas and Missouri Universities Exciting Interest." The article began: "The first athletic contest ever pulled off in Lawrence with a Missouri university team, will take place Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, when the Missouri base ball team comes to Lawrence for a match game with the Kansas university team."

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