Base Ball Association of Manchester

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Nick Name Manchester
Earliest Known Date Saturday, May 5, 1860
Location Manchester, NH, United States
Nine Class Senior

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The Manchester Mirror and Farmer, April 28, 1860 reports that two "recently formed base ball clubs" will play tomorrow at "Fair Field" under NY rules. These two are undoubtedly the Granite and Manchester BBCs.  Same May 5 and May 12, 1860 notes the Manchester playing a practice game. The May 5 report is of a10 a side game played on grounds near the upper end of Elm Street. May 19 reports three games of the companies of this club, 7, 8 and 10 a side, the latter being a games played to 100 runs.


New York Clipper, May 19, 1860

The Manchester Mirror and Farmer, April 28, 1860


The "upper end of Elm Street" appears to be (per an 1858 city map) about the corner of Elm (the main north-south street) and Bridge. [ba]

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1860 1 Played 0 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1860-05-05 Manchester NH Base Ball Association of Manchester Base Ball Association of Manchester 28 - 23 Craig Waff

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