Hawkeye Club of Dubuque
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|Earliest Known Date||1863|
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|Location||Dubuque, IA, United States|
New York Clipper, Sept. 19, 1863: "The Hawkeye Club of Dubuque, Iowa, is a new organization under the regulations of the National Association. More recently, another club has been organized called the Key City Club, which continued, give evidence that civilization is gradually progressing westward."
The Julien BBC of Dubuque was playing games as early as 1865. See the Freeport (IL) Journal, June 6, 1866.
The Dubuque Daily Times, Aug. 15, 1863 notes a meeting of the Dubuque City BBC. Same Aug. 19, 1863 notes that a match game of the Hawkeye BBC will be played "at the old race track."
The Encyclopedia of Dubuque asserts that baseball was informally played in Dubuque as early as 1855.
New York Clipper, Sept. 19, 1863
The Dubuque Daily Times, Aug. 15, 19, 1863
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Dubuque, IA|
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