Club of Montreal
|Add a Ballgame|
|Add a Predecessor Game|
|Add a Field|
|Add a Club|
|Add a Player|
|Add a Game Official|
|Base Ball Firsts|
|Add a Base Ball First|
|Waff's Game Tabulation|
|Bob Tholkes RIM Tabulation|
|Earliest Known Date||Thursday, June 10, 1869|
|Last Known Game|
|Location||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
The New York Clipper, July 10, 1869 reports that on June 26th the newly formed Montreal club defeated a club composed of members of the Holman Opera Troupe, the Grand Duchess Club, 36-22 in a 6 inning game. Gives a box score.
Same June 26, 1869 reports that this club formed June 10th. Same June 19, 1869 reports that "Messrs. Isaacson, Hughes, Dowd, Beckett, Rose, Robinson and others" are forming this club.
Same Aug. 7, 1869 reports another game. Same, Sept. 25, 1869 reports the St. Lawrence Club of Montreal playing the Crescents of St. John, New Brunswick, losing to the Crescents 69-37. Same club? BTW Humber, "Diamonds of the North," p. 110-111 says the Crescent club was from Montreal, not New Brunswick.
A Montreal BBC is pictured in 1871. Same Club? See http://archivesdemontreal.com/2015/04/02/a-brief-history-of-baseball-in-montreal-from-1860-to-1960/
The New York Clipper, April 20, 1872 reports on the April 9th meeting of this club. Officers were Col. Frank Bond (President), Albert Vase (VP), and High W. Beckett (Sec./Treas.).
The New York Clipper, June 10, 1869.
|Has Source On Hand||No|
|Comment||Edit with form to add a comment|
|Query||Edit with form to add a query|
|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location|
|First in Location Note|
|Entry Origin Url|
|Local-Origin Study Groups|
|Has Supplemental Text|
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.
|1869||1 Played||1 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|1870||1 Played||0 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1869-06-26||Montreal||Quebec||Club of Montreal||Grand Duchess Club||36 - 22||Quebec, Canada||Bruce Allardice|
|Ballgame||1870-08-22||Montreal||Quebec||Club of Montreal||Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York||Bruce Allardice|
No players have been associated with this Club yet.
<comments voting="Plus" />