Granite Club of Lynn

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Nick Name Granite
Earliest Known Date Thursday, July 19, 1860 -- No Later than March 1868
Location Lynn, MA, United States
Nine Class Senior

The Boston Herald, July 19, 1860 reports that on the Lynn Common, Tuesday afternoon, under MA rules, the Outalauchet of Lynn defeated the Granite of Lynn 75-53.

Same Oct. 2, 1860 publishes a challenge from the Granite BBC of Lynn to any other Lynn team, to play MA rules, 14 a side.

The Boston Journal, March 10, 1868, reports on a meeting of the New England Association of the National Base Ball players. The article mentions the Lowell BBC, the Wamsutta of New Bedford, the Granite of Lynn, the Warren of Rockville, the Salmon of Lowell, and the Electric of Brighton.

Lynn MA (1870 pop. about 28,000) is about 10 miles NE of Boston on the Atlantic Coast.


The Boston Herald, July 19, 1860

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Lynn, MA
Entry Origin Sabrpedia


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