Difference between revisions of "Empire Club Grounds, Freeport"

From Protoball
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Created page with "{{Field |Name=Empire Club Grounds, Freeport |Country=United States |State=IL |Borough= |City=Freeport |Modern Address=902 W Lincoln |Description=<p>The Empire Club grounds wer...")
 
(Edited automatically from page Empire Club Grounds, Freeport.)
Line 11: Line 11:
 
|Comment=
 
|Comment=
 
|Query=
 
|Query=
|Reviewed=
+
|Reviewed=Yes
 
|Submitted by=Bruce Allardice
 
|Submitted by=Bruce Allardice
 
|Submission Note=
 
|Submission Note=
 
|Entered by=Bruce Allardice
 
|Entered by=Bruce Allardice
 
}}
 
}}

Revision as of 08:01, 2 August 2020

Pre-pro Baseball
Magnolia-ball-club.png

Add a Ballgame
Add a Predecessor Game
Add a Field
Add a Club
Add a Player
Add a Game Official

Base Ball Firsts
Add a Base Ball First

About Pre-pro
Waff's Game Tabulation
Bob Tholkes RIM Tabulation

Awaiting Review
Location Freeport, IL, United States
Modern Address 902 W Lincoln
Description

The Empire Club grounds were described as "east of the fair grounds" (Freeport Journal, Oct. 4, 1865). The old fair grounds, described as being on "Lincoln Ave.," were sold in 1867 and new fair grounds purchased on Walnut St. (same, June 27, Oct. 2, 1867).

"Lincoln Ave." is today's Lincoln Blvd. After reviewing old maps, the Empire grounds would be near where the city cemetery now is (902 W. Lincoln).

Comment Edit with form to add a comment
Query Edit with form to add a query
Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

Clubs

Club Years Edit Association with Field
Empire Base Ball Club of Freeport 1865 - 67

 Add a Club

Games

No games have been posted yet  Add a Ballgame



Comments

<comments voting="Plus" />