The Nassau Base Ball Club is organized on the Princeton
campus by members of the class of 1862.
At the annual meeting of the National Association
of Base Ball Players, rule 36 is amended to read:
"No party shall be competent to play in a match who
receives compensation for his services."
The first intercollegiate baseball match is played
between Amherst and Williams colleges at Pittsfield,
MA. Amherst wins 73-32. The game is played under
the rules of the "Massachusetts Game."
The first baseball club on the West Coast is
formed, the Eagle Club of San Francisco.