Eclipse Club of Louisville

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Nick Name Eclipse
Earliest Known Date Wednesday, August 18, 1858
Location Louisville, KY, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description

The Louisville Courier, March 31, 1859 has an ad for a meeting of the Eclipse BBC. [ba]

"On Thursday last the Eclipse Base Ball Club - which, by the way, is a Club of no mean consequence - divided itself for the purpose of having a little game between its married and its single members. A large number of persons, of both sexes, were in attendance, and despite the excessively hot weather, seemed to enjoy the sport hugely. The Benedicks, of course, were victorious." [gp]

Same, Aug. 20, 1858, announces the formation of the Eclipse BBC on Aug. 18th.

Louisville was the 12th largest US city in 1860, with a population of about 68,000.

Sources

The Louisville Courier, Aug. 20, 1858, March 31, 1859

NYSM 590619

Found by Richard Hershberger
Entered by Bruce Allardice
Entry Origin Richard Hershberger Spreadsheets

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.

Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1859 1 Played 0 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1859-07-14 Louisville KY Eclipse Club of Louisville Eclipse Club of Louisville Greg Perkins

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Field Years Edit Association with Club
Ball Commons, Louisville 1858-60

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