The Gotham Inn at 298 Bowery, also known as the Gotham
Saloon, was built in the 1770s. It became the clubhouse for the venerable
Gotham Base Ball Club and the site of several annual conventions of the
National Association of Base Ball Players. Lithograph by Sarony, Major &
Knapp for Valentine’s Manual, 1862.
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