Mechanics Club of Worcester

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Nick Name Mechanics
Earliest Known Date 1858
Location Worcester, MA, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description 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

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Worcester, MA

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.

Year Games Wins Losses Ties
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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Field Years Edit Association with Club
Worcester Common 1860

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