Little Giant Club of Chicago

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Nick Name Little Giant
Earliest Known Date 1860
Location Chicago, IL, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description

The New York Clipper, Aug. 4, 1860: "The New York game in Chicago--the base ball fraternity of Chicago, Ill. appear to have accepted the New York style of playing, almost entirely. Among the clubs who play the game, are the Atlantic, Excelsior, Osceola, Excelsior Jr., Atlantic Jr., Niagara, Little Giant, Red Jacket, Columbia, Ossawatamie, and Young America."

The Little Giant was the nickname of Illinois's senior senator, Stephen A. Douglas.

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The New York Clipper, Aug. 4, 1860

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

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