Daybreak Club of Jackson
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|Nick Name||Daybreak Club of Jackson|
|Earliest Known Date||1860|
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|Location||Jackson, MI, United States|
The Daybreak Club of Jackson is the first club listed in Jackson County MI in Peter Morris' Baseball Fever (2003).
Morris et al. "Baseball Pioneers' has a section on this club, which played 3 games in 1860.
The 1863 Michigan State Directory, p. 358 says this club formed in 1860, and plays on the "old race ground, near western limits."
Jackson MI (1860 pop. 5,000) is is about 70 miles W of Detroit and about 35 miles W of Ann Arbor MI.
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A 1937 newspaper article claimed that a baseball game was played in Jackson on July 4, 1845. No source for this is given. See Morris, "Baseball Fever," citing the Jackson Citizen Patriot, Sept. 19. 1937Edit with form to add a comment
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|Found by||Peter Morris|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Jackson, MI|
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
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|1860||1 Played||1 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1860-08-28||Detroit||MI||Daybreak Club of Jackson||Early Risers Club of Detroit||21 - 20||Craig Waff|
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