Club of Detroit
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|Earliest Known Date||1859 -- No Later than August 1859|
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|Location||Detroit, MI, United States|
The Detroit Club is listed as an NABBP member in 1860; its season included 5 games, including two against the Franklin Club of Detroit; M. Wright, The NABBP, page 48.
The New York Mercury, June 19, 1859, reports the formation "last week" of the Detroit Base Ball Club of Michigan, John S. Newberry, President. [BA]
Detroit's population in 1860 was about 45,500, and it was the 19th largest city in the US.
As reported by Porter's Spirit in August 1859, the club played a game in Detroit against the Early Risers that year.
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
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|1859||1 Played||1 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|1860||4 Played||2 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1859-08-08||Detroit||MI||Early Risers Club of Detroit||Club of Detroit||21 - 59||MI|
|Ballgame||1860-05-25||Detroit||MI||Club of Detroit||Club of Detroit||35 - 28||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-06-02||Detroit||MI||Club of Detroit||Club of Detroit||28 - 20||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-06-21||Detroit||MI||Club of Detroit||Detroit Cricket Club||56 - 24||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-07-17||Detroit||MI||Club of Detroit||Early Risers Club of Detroit||25 - 22||Craig Waff|
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