Red Stockings Club of Decatur

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Nick Name Red Stockings
Earliest Known Date 1875
Location Decatur, AL, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description

The Red Stockings of Decatur beat the second nine of the Alligators of Decatur 43 to 15 on July 26th. Nashville Union and American, July 28, 1875.

The game site, at Tuscumbia AL (pop. about 8000 now) is in the NW corner of the state and about 110 miles NW of Birmingham. It is about 40 miles W of Decatur (1870 pop = 675, 1880 pop = 1000)and about 5 miles S of Florence AL (1870 population 2000, 1880 population 1300).

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Nashville Union and American, July 28, 1875

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

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
1875 2 Played 1 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1875-07-26 Decatur AL Red Stockings Club of Decatur Alligator Club of Decatur 43 - 15 Decatur, AL Bruce Allardice
Ballgame 1875-07-29 Tuscumbia AL Red Stockings Club of Decatur Club of Florence Tuscumbia, AL Bruce Allardice

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