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Antelope Base Ball Club of Kansas City
City Kansas City  +
Club Name Antelopes  +
Coordinates 39° 5' 59" N, 94° 34' 43" WLatitude: 39.0997265
Longitude: -94.5785667
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Country United States  +
Date of Dissolution 28 July 2019 18:36:54  +
Date of Dissolution Type Day  +
Entered by Jeffrey Kittel +
Has Source On Hand false  +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Is Foundation Date true  +
Name Antelope Base Ball Club of Kansas City  +
Nine Class Senior  +
Reviewed true  +
Society Missouri Project +
Sources <p>A meeting of the “Antelope” Base <p>A meeting of the “Antelope” Base Ball Club was held last evening and ten new members admitted. The work goes bravely on, and we hope this club is now fully and permanently organized. They will play their first game next Tuesday on their grounds in the Addition, east of McGee street.</p> <p>-Kansas City Daily Journal of Commerce, July 26, 1866</p> <p> </p> <p>Yesterday being the regular day for field exercise, the “Antelopes” played another game of base ball. They are visibly in this manly sport, and will soon “hold their own” with some clubs of much longer standing. Below we give the game, as taken from the scorer's book...</p> <p>They will play another game on Friday. We understand they play a match game with the “Hope” club September 7<sup>th</sup>, and we look for quite and excitement among base ball players.</p> <p>-Kansas City Daily Journal of Commerce, August 15, 1866</p> <p>The <em>Kansas City Star</em>, June 4, 1908, ran a reminiscence article headlined: "We had a great team in '66. The Antelopes then were the pride of the base ball fans." The Kansas City Journal, Oct. 22, 1893, lists the Antelopes as the first baseball club in that city.</p> <p>The <em>Kansas City Times</em> April 13, 1964 reports that the Antelope Club was organized July, 1866 with attorney D. S. Twitchell as president. [BA]</p> <p>Kansas City MO's 1860 pop. was about 4400, and its 1870 pop. was about 32,250.</p> its 1870 pop. was about 32,250.</p>
State MO  +
Submitted by Jeffrey Kittel +
Type Club  +
Type of Date Day  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Borough  + , Duplicate  +
Categories Clubs  + , Pre-pro  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 11 December 2015 17:29:48  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 26 July 1866  +
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Antelope Base Ball Club of Kansas City v Active Club of Kansas City on 4 June 1870 + , Antelope Base Ball Club of Kansas City v Pomeroys Club of Atchison on 12 August 1866 + , Antelope of Kansas City v Pomeroy of Atchison on 12 August 1866 + Home Team
 

 

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