Updated 06/19/2012 01:00 AM
June 19th In NYC History
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1846...The father of baseball, Alexander Cartwright, brings together the New York Nine and the Knickerbockers at a field in Hoboken for the first modern recorded baseball game. The Niners win 23-1.
1953...New Yorkers Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are put to death in the electric chair for passing atomic secrets to the Soviets.