Empire Club of Albany

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Nick Name Empire
Earliest Known Date Saturday, July 19, 1856
Location Albany, NY, United States
Nine Class Senior

The New York Clipper, July 19, 1856, headline "Base Ball" reports on a game at the Albany Cricket Grounds, between the Excelsior and Empire BBCs of Albany. In a 3-inning game the Excelsiors won, 74-20. Said to be a rematch of a game the Excelsiors won by 3.


The New York Clipper, July 19, 1856

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.

Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1856 2 Played 0 Won 2 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1856-06-10 Albany NY Excelsior Club of Albany Empire Club of Albany 70 - 67 Albany, NY Bruce Allardice
Ballgame 1856-07 Albany NY Excelsior Club of Albany Empire Club of Albany 74 - 20 Bruce Allardice

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