Amherst Magazine

Amherst Drubs Dartmouth

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On the green at Hanover, N.H., Amherst pounded Dartmouth in this 1890 baseball game, 40-10. The college baseball tradition goes back to 1859 when Amherst defeated Williams, 73-32, in America's first intercollegiate baseball game—a three-hour contest held in Pittsfield, Mass.