Empire Club of St. Louis

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Nick Name Empire
Earliest Known Date Wednesday, July 18, 1860
Location St. Louis, MO, United States
Nine Class Senior

The Daily Missouri Democrat, July 18, 1860 reports on a game between the Empire and Morning Star, played at the corner of 27th and Biddle. [ba]


NYSM 600819

Found by Richard Hershberger
Entry Origin Richard Hershberger Spreadsheets

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1861 1 Played 1 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied
1862 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1861-09-27 St. Louis MO Empire Club of St. Louis Combined Nine Club of St Louis 22 - 20 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1862-12-19 St. Louis MO Union Jr. Empire Club of St. Louis 15 - 14 Craig Waff

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Playing Fields

Field Years Edit Association with Club
Gamble Lawn, St. Louis 1860s

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1067 days ago
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Jeff Kittel, in Morris, "Base Ball Pioneers" says this club was organized April 16, 1860.


933 days ago
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The Daily Missouri Democrat (of St. Louis), July 18, 1860 reports on a game where the Empire Club defeated the Morning Star.

Same April 12, 1861 reports that this week the Empire Club will celebrate its first anniversary.

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