Unknown Club of Weeksville

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Nick Name Unknown
Earliest Known Date Tuesday, November 15, 1859
Location Weeksville, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description

Brooklyn colored NYSM 601014

[ba] This club played the Henson Club of Jamaica, Nov. 15, 1859, losing to the Henson 54-43. the article gives a box score. The Unknown club members (as given in the box score) were:

Poole, p

H. Smith, c

Ricks, fb

Anderson, sb

J. Thompson, tb

J. Smith, ss

A. Thomson, rf

Wright, cf

Johnson, lf

This club may have played a July 4, 1859 game as well (see "firsts") but I have not been able to verify this.

 

Sources

NYSM 601007

New York Weekly Anglo-African, Dec. 10, 1859

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Found by Bruce Allardice, Richard Hershberger
First in Location Weeksville, NY
Entry Origin Richard Hershberger Spreadsheets

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1860 1 Played 1 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied

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Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1860-09-28 Brooklyn Brooklyn NY Unknown Club of Weeksville Colored Union Club of Williamsburg 11 - 10 Craig Waff

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