Hawkeye Club of Dubuque

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Nick Name Hawkeye
Earliest Known Date 1863
Location Dubuque, IA, United States
Description

New York Clipper, Sept. 19, 1863: "The Hawkeye Club of Dubuque, Iowa, is a new organization under the regulations of the National Association. More recently, another club has been organized called the Key City Club, which continued, give evidence that civilization is gradually progressing westward."

The Julian BBC of Dubuque was playing games as early as 1865. See the Freeport (IL) Journal, June 6, 1866.

Sources

New York Clipper, Sept. 19, 1863

Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Dubuque, IA
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

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Bsallardice

629 days ago
Score 0
Tigges, "Dubuque: The 19th Century" p. 115 says baseball was first played in Dubuque in 1855. This claim is unsourced.

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