Mechanics Club of Worcester
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|Earliest Known Date||1858|
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|Location||Worcester, MA, United States|
Genealogybank.com has an image of a handbill for the "Grand Ball" of the Mechanics Base Ball Club, the ball to be given Jan. 13, 1860. "S. E. Lawrence" is named the "floor manager". The handbill is datelined Worcester.
The Boston Herald, June 28, 1858 announces that the Mechanics of Worcester have organized a base ball club, with Samuel Lawrence as president.
For 1858 game, see ballgames tab.
The Boston Herald, June 28, 1858.
Worcester Massachusetts Spy, June 30, July 7, 1858
Handbill at www.genealogybank.com
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Worcester, MA|
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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.
|1858||1 Played||1 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|1860||2 Played||2 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1858-08-21||Westbrook||MA||Mechanics Club of Worcester||Eagle Club of Westbrook||100 - 85||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-09-01||Worcester||MA||Mechanics Club of Worcester||Hickory Club of Spencer||54 - 33||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-09-01||Leicester||MA||Mechanics Club of Worcester||Hickory Club of Spencer||54 - 33||Leicester, MA||Bruce Allardice|
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