“In the sixth inning the Forest City men again did some superb batting, A.R. Smith bringing himself, Riley and Eb Smith home on a clean four base hit to centre field.” “The Alerts of Rochester and the Forest City Lads,” Cleveland Leader, September 2, 1869, p4
Previous earliest use (Dickson Baseball Dictionary, 3rd edition, 2009):
1883. (Sporting Life, June 3; Edward J. Nichols).