Dramatic Club of Mobile

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Nick Name Dramatic
Earliest Known Date November 1866 -- no later than April 1867
Location Mobile, AL, United States
Description

The New York Clipper, Nov. 10, 1866, prints a letter asking abut base ball rules from the "Dramatic Base Ball Club, Mobile."

The New York Clipper, Dec. 15, 1866 gives the box score of a practice game between two nines of the Dramatic Club. The players are connected to the Mobile theaters.

The “Dramatic” Base Ball Club of Mobile played a match against the “Lone Star” of New Orleans in April, 1867, losing 92-7.[See Savannah Daily News, April 11, 1867, New Orleans Times, April 13, 1867 (citing the Mobile Register of the 11th).]

In May of 1868 the Dramatic played the Montgomery Club for the state championship. See New York Clipper, May 16, May 30, 1868.

Mobile AL is on the Gulf of Mexico and near the Mississippi border.

Mobile's population was about 30,000 to 32,000 in the late 1860s. In 1860 it was the 4th largest CSA city and the 27th largest in the US. Mobile's cotton exports had been second only to New Orleans in the 1840s.

Sources

The New York Clipper, Nov. 10, 1866

Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location AL
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

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
1867 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1867-04-10 Mobile AL Dramatic Club of Mobile Lone Star Club of New Orleans 7 - 92 AL Bruce Allardice

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