Capital Club of Lansing

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Nick Name Capital Club of Lansing
Earliest Known Date Monday, April 10, 1865
Location Lansing, MI, United States

The Capital Club of Lansing is the first club listed in Ingham County MI in Peter Morris' Baseball Fever (2003). Also listed are the Sheridan Club of Mason, the Star Club of Agricultural College, and Lansing Lower Town Base Ball Club.

Game mentioned in Lansing State Republican, Aug. 16, 1865

Laansing MI (1860 pop. about 3,000; 1870 pop. about 5,200) is about 85 miles NW of Detroit and about 60 miles E of Grand Rapids. See aslo EAst Lansing, which was part of Lansing until 1907.



Morris, "Baseball Fever" p. 90

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Found by Peter Morris
Entered by Bruce Allardice
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.

Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1865 2 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1865-06-23 East Lansing MI Star Club of Lansing College Capital Club of Lansing 34 - 27 East Lansing, MI Bruce Allardice
Ballgame 1865-08-11 Lansing MI Capital Club of Lansing Sheridan Club of Mason 13 - Lansing, MI Bruce Allardice

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