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June 9, 2014

This Day in History

On this day in 1871, the Mutual team baseball team petitioned the Newburyport city government for the use of Kent Street Common, today known at Cushing Park. With approval to use the Common, the Mutual team edged the Athletics of Portsmouth with a score of 51-49 in nine innings.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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