Football in New Orleans, 1874, Prize is Barrel of Chicago Beer

August 22, 1874, Saturday – The Morning Star and Catholic Messenger, New Orleans, Louisiana

FIELD SPORTS AND GAMES

     A grand match game of Base Ball, between the Lone Stars and the Robt. E. Lees—game to commence at 3 o’clock P.M. Prize, to be chosen by the winner.
     A grand match game of Foot Ball, twenty-five men on each side—game to commence at 6 o’clock. Prize, one barrel Chicago Lager Beer.

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