This Day In History: 2000-03-14

March 14, 1874: A.G Spalding, star pitcher for the Boston Red Stockings, announces that he has arranged for the team to tour England, Ireland, and France between July 16 and August 26 that season; the Red Stockings are scheduled to play a combination of baseball games and cricket matches against local teams and the highlight will be a “base ball” exhibition in London.

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