Atlanta Base Ball Club

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Nick Name Atlanta
Earliest Known Date Saturday, May 12, 1866
Location Atlanta, GA, United States
Nine Class Senior

The first organized baseball game played in Atlanta took place May 12, 1866, in a field on Hunter Street west of Oakland Cemetery. The Atlanta Base Ball Club lost to a newly formed challenger, the Gate City Base Ball Club, 127 to 29.

The Atlanta Daily Intelligencer, Feb. 3, 1867, has an ad for this club's regular meeting.


Franklin Garrett, Atlanta

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Atlanta, GA

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
1866 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied
1867 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1866-05-12 Atlanta GA Atlanta Base Ball Club Gate City BBC of Atlanta 29 - 127 Atlanta, GA Bruce Allardice, Alan Morris
Ballgame 1867-01-02 Atlanta GA Atlanta Base Ball Club Lightfoot Club of Chattanooga 7 - 46 Christopher Ryland

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