What happened on this date in Mormon History - several curious snippets every day
140 years ago today - Jul 23, 1877
Before three hundred spectators, the Salt Lake City baseball team, the Deserets, hosts the Cheyenne Red Stockings in the first game with an out-of-territory club; the Deserets win 3–2. The following year, Heber J. Grant begins playing second base for the Deserets.