On April 12, 1859, J. Seereiter of Detroit and M. Phelan from New York City com…

On April 12, 1859, J. Seereiter of Detroit and M. Phelan from New York City competed in a billiards match at Detroit’s Firemen’s Hall, as depicted in this engraving. It appeared in Franke Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper on April 23 “from a sketch taken on the spot.”




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