The Hicks-Sawyer Minstrels were a troupe of African American performers who toured Australia and New Zealand from 1888 to 1890. A group of talented baseball players among them made up the Hicks-Sawyer Baseball Club who put on games against local teams. These games promoted both the troupe and the sport of baseball. This account of the Hicks-Sawyer Baseball Club is from the Evening Post, 8 November 1888.
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Reference: Evening Post, 8 November 1888, p. 2
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