Empire Club of New Orleans

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Nick Name Empire
Earliest Known Date Thursday, August 11, 1859
Location New Orleans, LA, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description

The New York Clipper, Sept. 10, 1859 reports that the Empire Club played a game Aug. 11th, then elected officers, with E. P. Rareshide elected president.

The New Orleans Times Picayune, April 30, 1867 reports that the day before the Empire defeated the Lone Star 20-9 for the "championship of Louisiana."[BA]

Sources

The New York Clipper, Sept. 10, 1859. NOTD 590823

Found by Richard Hershberger
Entered by Bruce Allardice
Entry Origin Richard Hershberger Spreadsheets

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
1859 4 Played 2 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied
1860 6 Played 1 Won 1 Lost 1 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1859-08-12 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Louisiana Club of New Orleans LA First in LA unless Baton Rouge ballplaying is found to precede August 1859. Bruce Allardice
Ballgame 1859-09-01 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Empire Club of New Orleans 51 - 33 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1859-09-14 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Louisiana Club of New Orleans 77 - 64 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1859-10-06 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Louisiana Club of New Orleans 56 - 26 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-02-19 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Southern Club of New Orleans Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-04-07 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Orleans Club of New Orleans Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-05-13 New Orleans LA Magnolia Club of New Orleans Empire Club of New Orleans 19 - 18 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-06-20 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Empire Club of New Orleans 25 - 17 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-07-13 New Orleans LA Empire Club of New Orleans Magnolia Club of New Orleans 17 - 16 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-07-23 New Orleans LA Magnolia Club of New Orleans Empire Club of New Orleans 24 - 24 Craig Waff

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Bsallardice

1392 days ago
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The New Orleans Daily Crescent, Aug. 10, 1859, reports that the Empire Club was organized "night before last" (Aug. 8).

Bsallardice

1392 days ago
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The New Orleans Daily Crescent Aug. 26, 1859 says that yesterday on the Delachaise grounds Smith's eleven of the Empire BBC beat McManus' eleven 44 runs to 35.

Bsallardice

1211 days ago
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The NY Clipper Sept. 17, 1859 reports on an intersquad game of this team on the 1st, with the single men beating the married men 51-33. Gives a box score, and describes the club uniform in detail.

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