Harvard Base Ball Club of Harvard

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Nick Name Harvard
Earliest Known Date 1867
Location Harvard, IL, United States
Nine Class Senior

The Harvard Independent, July 17, 1867: "... the Harvard Base Ball Club played two games since our last [issue], one with the Marengo Star Base Ball Club, and one with the Woodstock Base Ball Club--and were defeated at each game. Our club was organized two weeks ago last Monday..." with L. Mason, VP and B. T. Watrous, Secretary.

The Woodstock Sentinel, July 11, 1867 reports that the Star of Marengo and to play the Harvard BBC at Harvard.

The Spalding Scrapbook, NYPL, has an 1869 clipping saying that the Forest City BBC of Rockford, IL beat Harvard, IL on May 25, 1869 at Harvard 110 to 11.


The Harvard Independent, July 17, 1867

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

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
1863 1 Played 1 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1863-06-27 Providence RI Brown University Club of Providence Harvard Base Ball Club of Harvard 17 - 27 RI

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