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Richmond Club of Richmond
City Richmond  +
Club Name Richmond  +
Coordinates 37° 32' 27" N, 77° 26' 10" WLatitude: 37.5407246
Longitude: -77.4360481
Country United States  +
Date of Dissolution 13 December 2018 15:03:02  +
Date of Dissolution Type Day  +
Description <p> </p> <p><span sty <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial Black;">"After the War, the first club was formed in 1866 by Captain Alexander Babcock, profession given as ice dealer. The Richmond Club practiced on a vacant lot (there were a LOT of those in postwar Richmond!) at Franklin and Harrison, near the VCU campus today. Soon thereafter we had the Church Hill Lone Stars, the Union Hill Ashbys, and the Manchester Alerts.  Aggressively Confederate names, at least the first two, but they were countered by the Union Club, comprising employees of the military occupation government."</span></p> <p>Daniel, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Baseball in Richmond</span>, says that on Nov. 23, 1866 the Spottswood Club beat the Richmond Club 102-76 for the city championship.</p> <p>At the 1867 state baseball convention Edward Cohen of the Richmond Club was elected president of the association.</p> ed president of the association.</p>
Entered by Bruce Allardice +
Has Source On Hand false  +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Name Richmond Club of Richmond  +
Nine Class Senior  +
Query <p>Can we add references for this entry?</p> <p>Was Babcock a Northerner or a local?</p> <p>Do we have a date for the foundation of this club?</p>
Reviewed true  +
Sources <p>Email, Bill Hicklin, 4 February 2 <p>Email, Bill Hicklin, 4 February 2016.</p> <p>See also W. Harrison Daniel , <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Baseball in Richmond, </span><a></a></p> ional_Game._1884-2000.</a></p>
State VA  +
Submitted by Bruce Allardice + , Bill Hicklin +
Type Club  +
Type of Date Year  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Borough  + , Duplicate  + , Is Foundation Date  +
Categories Clubs  + , Pre-pro  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 5 February 2016 14:49:27  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 1 September 1866  +
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Richmond Club of Richmond v Spottswood Base Ball Club of Richmond on 23 November 1866 + Home Team


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