Columbia Club of Chicago

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Nick Name Columbia
Earliest Known Date Saturday, May 21, 1859
Location Chicago, IL, United States
Nine Class Senior

The Chicago Tribune, May 21, 1859, has notice of a meeting that day of the Columbia Base Ball Club. S. F. White, President; Wm. Merrill, VP; John Gillespie, Secy. The Chicago Tribune Aug. 9, 1860 says their grounds are at the corner of Canal and Mitchell Sts., opposite to the Gillies House.


The Chicago Tribune, May 21, 1859. NYSM 590807

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Found by Richard Hershberger
Entered by Bruce Allardice
Entry Origin Richard Hershberger Spreadsheets

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1859 2 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1859-07-27 Chicago IL Excelsior Club of Chicago Columbia Club of Chicago 49 - 33 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1859-08-01 Chicago IL Columbia Club of Chicago Columbia Club of Chicago Craig Waff

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Columbia grounds at the corner of Canal and Mitchell streets

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