Games Tab:Louisville

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The Craig B. Waff Games Tabulation


3 Entries, using 3 sources     Pdf Version

Craig Waff's Games Tabulations made foundational contributions to our effort to document games and clubs before baseball became a professional sport. Craig's work is memorialized in this section of the site and lives on as a substantial mass of entries in Pre-pro Baseball. For more information about Pre-pro Baseball, see our About Pre-pro page.


Date of Game City/Town Playing Field Outcome Sources

18 Jul, 1858


Louisville, Ky.

Louisville Base Ball Club intra-club game with score of 52-42

(base ball)

(1) “Base Ball in Louisville,” New York Clipper, [?] Jul 1858


Date of Game City/Town Playing Field Outcome Sources

28 Jun, 1860


Louisville, Ky.

Olympic Jr. (Louisville) 28

National Jr. (Louisville) 14

(1) “Ball Play: National vs. Olympic,” New York Clipper, vol. 8, no. 13 (14 Jul 1860), p. 101, col. 3

Prior to

31 Jul, 1860

Louisville, Ky.

[Overmeyer’s side] 20

[McPherson’s side] 11

(Porter’s Spirit of the Times: “A very good base ball club has been organized in Louisville, of which we have very favorable reports.  They recently had a practice game, which exhibited good playing, and a thorough knowledge of the rules, on the part of the members.”)

(1) “Out-Door Sports: Base-Ball: Louisville Kentucky,” Porter’s Spirit of the Times, vol. 8, no. 23 (31 Jul 1860), p. 365, col. 1