Club of St. Louis
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|Nick Name||Club of St. Louis|
|Earliest Known Date||Thursday, September 1, 1859 -- Possibly not September|
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|Location||St. Louis, MO, United States|
From Protoball Entry #1859.39 – Club Organized in St. Louis MO
"CLUB ORGANIZED, – A base ball club was organized in St. Louis, Mo, on the 1st inst. It boasts of being the first organization of the kind in that city, but will not, surely, long stand alone. It numbers already 18 members, officers as follows: President, C. D. Paul; Vice do, J. T. Haggerty; Secretary, C. Thurber; Treasurer, E. R. Paul. They announce their determination to be ready to play matches in about a month."
St. Louis MO (1860 pop. about 161,000) was then the 8th largest city in the US.
New York Clipper, September 3, 1859.
Note. Richard Hershberger located a reference to this club in the April 22, 1860 issue of the New York Sunday Mercury. Notes on the content of the article were not relayed.
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|Found by||Craig Waff, Jeff Kittel, and Richard Hershberger|
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