Joseph Emley Borden

Joseph Emley Borden

Jacobstown, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Death 14 Oct 1929 (aged 75)
Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 10711108 · View Source
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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.

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Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Psalm 23:6



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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Emley Borden (9 May 1854–14 Oct 1929), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10711108, citing Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .