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Joseph Emley Borden
Birth: May 9, 1854
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1929
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Sports figure. He was the winning pitcher of the first Major League Baseball game ever played. Borden was the pitcher for the Boston Red Caps who beat the hometown Philadelphia Athletics 6-5 on April 22, 1876 in front of a crowd of three thousand. (bio by: Paul S.) 
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  Henrietta S. Evans Borden (1856 - 1929)*
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Oaklands Cemetery
West Chester
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Mar 31, 2005
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Joseph Emley Borden
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Joseph Emley Borden
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Career Stats: 13 Wins, 16 Losses, 2.60 ERA, 41 SO's. Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, Joseph Borden
- Quack_Quack
 Added: Dec. 30, 2013

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Oct. 14, 2013
Joseph Borden was born to in Jacobstown New Jersey on May 9th of 1854. His parents (John H. Borden and Sarah Ann Emily) were very affluent and well established in the community. Prosperity was not one of the concerns of Joe's youth. As a young adult Joe l...(Read more)
- Keith S. Smith
 Added: Feb. 2, 2013
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