Springfield Base Ball Club

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Nick Name Springfield BBC
Earliest Known Date Circa 1867
Location Springfield, MO, United States
Nine Class Senior

"The Springfield Base Ball Club challenges any nine players in Greene County [Springfield's county] to match their first nine in a game of base ball, and tenders to any such nine the use of their bats and grounds for practice"

Missouri Weekly Patriot, June 27, 1867, page 3.

Springfield Leader, May 16, June 6, 13, Aug. 15 (with box score), Dec. 5, 1867 of intersquad games.


The Springfield Base Ball club will play a match game next Monday afternoon. Lieut. Creighton will command one nine and Mr. I.H. Richards the other.

-Springfield Leader, June 6, 1867


The May 16, 1867 article says their practice grounds were south of Fort No. 2.

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Found by Bruce Allardice, Jeffrey Kittel
Entered by Bruce Allardice, Jeffrey Kittel
First in Location Springfield, MO
Local-Origin Study Groups Missouri Project


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