Eagle Club of Florence
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|Earliest Known Date||1865 (Foundation Date)|
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|Location||Florence, MA, United States|
Morris, "Base Ball Founders" pp. 296-299 says this club was founded in 1865.
One of the players, Luther Askin, was African American, and this is asserted to be the first recorded instance of a multi-racial baseball club.
The New York Clipper, June 23, 1866 reports that the Hampden Club of Chicopee defeated the Eagle of Florence 36-10.
The New York Clipper, June 23, 1866
Morris, "Base Ball Founders" pp. 296-299
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Florence, MA|
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