Flour City Club of Rochester
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|Nick Name||Flour City|
|Earliest Known Date||1858|
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|Location||Rochester, NY, United States|
From Protoball Entry #1858.27 – Flour Citys First Base Ball Club in Rochester
Rochester Union and Advertiser, March 28, 1903. Submitted by Priscilla Astifan, December 2006.
Note: A claim that the Live Oaks, or the Olympics, preceded the Flour Citys appears in an 1855 listing above.
The Flour City Club is listed as an NABBP member in 1861. M. Wright, The NABBP, page 63.
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The Rochester Newspaper Index, Rochester Public Library has as its first mention of baseball the Flour City, in the Rochester Union and Advertiser, May 4, 1858. The Live Oak is mentioned 2 days later.Edit with form to add a comment
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|Found by||Richard Hershberger|
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|Entry Origin||Richard Hershberger Spreadsheets|
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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.
|1858||6 Played||2 Won||3 Lost||0 Tied|
|1859||5 Played||2 Won||3 Lost||0 Tied|
|1860||3 Played||1 Won||2 Lost||0 Tied|
No players have been associated with this Club yet.
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