Mechanics Ball Club of Waltham
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|Earliest Known Date||1858 (Foundation Date)-- No earlier than May 1858|
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|Location||Waltham, MA, United States|
"Later in the year  a Mechanics Ball Club was organized and played a game on the Common with the Olympics of Boston. They were beaten by a score of 54 to 21. Twelve men played on a side."
The New York Clipper, April 30, 1859 mentions this club as sending delegates to the state bb convention.
Edmund L. Sanderson Waltham as a Precinct of Watertown and as a Town 1630 - 1884. Waltham Hist. Soc. 1936, page 70.
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Can we determine if this game was played by Mass game rules?
|Found by||David Nevard|
|Submission Note||Email of 9/13/2014|
|First in Location||Waltham, MA|
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