Victory Club of Troy
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|Earliest Known Date||Tuesday, August 2, 1859|
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|Location||Troy, NY, United States|
On July 3, 1860, the Victory Club of Troy played the Excelsior Club of Brooklyn, losing 13-7: M. Wright, The NABBP, page 44.
Troy played (and lost to) the Vanguard Club of Cohoes on September 9, 1859, as reported by the Troy Daily Whig on September 10, 1859. See Protoball Games Tabulation (NYS Capital Area Table), compiled by Craig Waff.
NYSM 600219 [RH]
Morris says this team formed Aug. 2, 1859, and played its original season on "Weir's Course," a cricket field on Lansingburgh Road in Troy's 10th Ward, the land associated with hotel owner John A. Weir. [ba]
Morris (ed.), "Base Ball Pioneers"
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Some of the Troy listings might be duplicates for clubs of neighboring towns, such as West Troy. Newspaper accounts seem to have been spotty about which town these clubs represented. [ba]Edit with form to add a comment
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|First in Location||Troy, NY|
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
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|1859||7 Played||5 Won||2 Lost||0 Tied|
|1860||25 Played||22 Won||2 Lost||0 Tied|
|1861||4 Played||3 Won||1 Lost||0 Tied|
|1862||2 Played||0 Won||2 Lost||0 Tied|
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|Weir's Course||1859 on|
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