Club of Montreal

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Nick Name Montreal
Earliest Known Date Thursday, June 10, 1869
Location Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nine Class Senior

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 

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.

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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
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

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