Pre-pro Clubs and Games in Massachusetts

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Pre-pro Baseball > United States > Massachusetts 137 Games and 874 Clubs

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137 Games and 874 Clubs

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Type / Page Club / Match Date City Borough State First in
Club Olympic Club of Boston 1853-07 Boston MA MA
Club Union Club of Medway 1857 Medway MA Medway, MA
Club Worcester Ball Club 1857-02 Worcester MA Worcester, MA
Club Bunker Hill Club of Charlestown 1857-05-14 Charlestown MA Charlestown, MA
Club F.A.J. Ball Club 1857-05-26 Cambridge MA Cambridge, MA
Ballgame 1857-07-04 Falmouth MA MA
Club Massapoag Club of Sharon 1857-07-04 Sharon MA Sharon, MA
Club Sumner Club of Westboro 1858 Westboro MA Westboro, MA
Club Pioneer Club of Springfield 1858 Springfield MA Springfield, MA
Club Sons of Ocean Club of New Bedford 1858 New Bedford MA New Bedford, MA
Club Young America Club of Grafton 1858 Grafton MA Grafton, MA
Club Mechanics Ball Club of Waltham 1858 Waltham MA Waltham, MA
Club Club of Pittsfield 1858 Pittsfield MA Pittsfield, MA
Club Hickory Club of Spencer 1858 Spencer MA Spencer, MA
Club Club of Hardwick 1858 Hardwick MA Hardwick, MA
Club Club of North Brookfield 1858 North Brookfield MA North Brookfield, MA
Club Rough and Ready Club of South Walpole 1858-04-30 Walpole MA Walpole, MA
Ballgame Atwater Club of Westfield, MA v Atwater Club of Westfield, MA 1858-05-29 Westfield MA Westfield, MA
Club Winthrop Club of Holliston 1858-06 Holliston MA Holliston, MA
Club Winnisimmet Club of Chelsea 1858-06 Chelsea MA Chelsea, MA
Club Atwater Club of Westfield, MA 1858-06-01 Westfield MA Westfield, MA
Club Club of Brookfield 1858-06-24 Brookfield MA Brookfield, MA
Club Warren Club of Roxbury 1858-06-28 Roxbury MA Roxbury, MA
Club Excelsior Club of Upton 1858-06-30 Upton MA Upton, MA
Club Anawan Club of Mansfield 1858-07-07 Mansfield MA Mansfield, MA
Club Wopowage Club of Milford 1858-07-24 Milford MA Milford, MA
Club Fiskdale Club of Sturbridge 1858-07-24 Sturbridge MA Sturbridge, MA
Club Old Colony Club of North Bridgewater 1858 North Bridgewater MA North Bridgewater, MA
Club Eagle Club of Westbrook 1858-08-21 Westbrook MA Westbrook, MA
Club Nonotuck Club of Northampton 1858 Northampton MA Northampton, MA
Club Uncas Club of Franklin 1858-10-02 Franklin MA Franklin, MA
Club American Club of South Dedham 1858 Dedham MA Dedham, MA
Club Takewambait Club of Natick 1858 Natick MA Natick, MA
Club Nashawanack Club of East Hampton 1859 East Hampton MA East Hampton, MA
Club Washington Club of Shrewsbury 1859 Shrewsbury MA Shrewsbury, MA
Club Waverly Club of Framingham 1859 Framingham MA Framingham, MA
Club Amherst College Club of Amherst 1859 Amherst MA Amherst, MA
Club Alpha Club of Ashland 1859 Ashland MA Ashland, MA
Club Peabody Club of Danvers 1859 Danvers MA Danvers, MA
Club Williams College Club of Williamstown 1859 Williamstown MA Williamstown, MA
Club Naquag Club of Barre 1859 Barre MA Barre, MA
Ballgame Union Club of Medway v Excelsior Club of Upton 1859-07 Ashland MA Ashland, MA
Ballgame Single Men v Married Men 27 - 25 1859-08-04 North Adams MA North Adams, MA
Club South Shore Club of North Weymouth 1859-10-13 Weymouth MA Weymouth, MA
Club Club of Rockville, MA 1859 Rockville MA Rockville, MA
Club Benicia Club of Hopkinton 1860 Hopkinton MA Hopkinton, MA
Club Leominster Club 1860 Leominster MA Leominster, MA
Club Olympic Club of Clinton 1860 Clinton MA Clinton, MA
Club Benicia Club of South Danvers 1860 South Danvers MA South Danvers, MA
Club Nantasket Club of South Hingham 1860 Hingham MA Hingham, MA
Club Club of New Braintree 1860 New Braintree MA New Braintree, MA
Club Club of Medford 1860 Medford MA Medford, MA
Club Zouave Club of Stoneham 1860 Stoneham MA Stoneham, MA
Club Winnehassett Club of Woburn 1860 Woburn MA Woburn, MA
Club Valley Base Ball Club of Adams 1860 Adams MA Adams, MA
Club Phoenix Club of Holyoke 1860 Holyoke MA Holyoke, MA
Club Johnson Club of Chicopee 1860 Chicopee MA Chicopee, MA
Club Lightfoot Club of Neponset 1860 Neponset MA Neponset, MA
Club Club of Coldbrook 1860 Coldbrook MA Coldbrook, MA
Club Club of Smithville2 1860 Smithville MA Smithville, MA
Club Club of Worthington 1860 Worthington MA Worthington, MA
Club Club of Hinsdale 1860 Hinsdale MA Hinsdale, MA
Club Lone Star Club of Mitteneaque 1860 Mitteneaque MA Mitteneaque, MA
Club Lone Star Club of West Springfield 1860 West Springfield MA West Springfield, MA
Club Glasgow Club of South Hadley 1860 South Hadley MA South Hadley, MA
Club Ottawa Club of Haverhill 1860-04 Haverhill MA Haverhill, MA
Club Club of Haydenville 1860-04-05 Haydenville MA Haydenville, MA
Club Omega Club of Andover 1860-04-23 Andover MA Andover, MA
Club Zephyrs of East Lexington 1860-04-24 Lexington MA Lexington, MA
Club Bowdoin Club of Dorchester 1860-05 Dorchester MA Dorchester, MA
Club Eureka Club of Abington 1860-05-13 Abington MA Abington, MA
Club Webster Club of Salem 1860-05-22 Salem MA Salem, MA
Club Independent Club of Lowell 1860-05-24 Lowell MA Lowell, MA
Ballgame Outalauchet Base Ball Club of Lynn v Granite Club of Lynn 75 - 53 1860-06-17 Lynn MA Lynn, MA
Club Granite Club of Lynn 1860-07-17 Lynn MA Lynn, MA
Ballgame Massasoit Club of Springfield v Pioneer Club of Springfield 6 - 45 1860-08-04 Springfield MA Springfield, MA
Club Webster Club of Randolph 1860-08-23 Randolph MA Randolph, MA
Ballgame Club of Pittsfield v Valley Club of South Adams 40 - 48 1860-08-29 Pittsfield MA Pittsfield, MA
Club Valley Club of South Adams 1860-08-29 South Adams MA South Adams, MA
Ballgame Mechanics Club of Worcester v Hickory Club of Spencer 54 - 33 1860-09-01 Leicester MA Leicester, MA
Club Union Club of Easton 1860-09-11 Easton MA Easton, MA
Club Club of North Adams 1860-09-23 North Adams MA North Adams, MA
Ballgame Lone Star Club of Mitteneaque v Yankee Club of Holyoke 54 - 21 1860-10-13 Chicopee MA Chicopee, MA
Club Excelsior Club of Acton 1860 Acton MA Acton, MA
Club Club of Greenfield, MA 1861-04 Greenfield MA Greenfield, MA
Ballgame Yankee Club of Holyoke v Phoenix Club of Holyoke 10 - 19 1861-08-07 Holyoke MA Holyoke, MA
Ballgame Tri-Mountain Club of Boston v Club of Medford 35 - 15 1861-10-12 Boston MA Boston, MA
Club Plymouth Rock Base Ball Club of Plymouth 1863 Plymouth MA Plymouth, MA
Ballgame Atlantic Club of East Hampton v Colonel Ellsworth Club of East Hampton 38 - 37 1863-08-13 East Hampton MA East Hampton, MA
Ballgame Valley Club of South Adams v Ben Butler Club of Hoosick Falls 37 - 35 1863-10-01 South Adams MA South Adams, MA
Club Active Club of Florence 1864 Florence MA Florence, MA
Club Dictator Club of Newton 1865 Newton MA Newton, MA
Club Electric Club of Brighton 1865 Brighton MA Brighton, MA
Club Continental Club of Newtonville2 1865 Newtonville MA Newtonville, MA
Club King Phillip Club of East Abington 1865 East Abington MA East Abington, MA
Club Edward's Place Club of Stockbridge 1865 Stockbridge MA Stockbridge, MA
Ballgame Freshmen of Tufts College v Sophomores of Tufts College 1865-10 Medford MA Medford, MA
Club Everett Club of Winchester 1866 Winchester MA Winchester, MA
Club Club of Griswoldville 1866 Griswoldville MA Griswoldville, MA
Club Club of Becket 1866 Becket MA Becket, MA

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Related Bibliography

Title Author Date State City Online Link Origins Study Group
1726 -- Ballplaying and Boston Common: A Town Playground for Boys . . . And Men Turner, Brian 2011 MA Boston
1755 -- 'The Bat and Ball;' A Distinct Game or a Generic Term? Turner, Brian 2011 MA
1781 -- Protoball at Harvard: From Pastime to Contest Lewis, Harry 2011 MA Cambridge
1791 -- The Pittsfield 'Baseball' Bylaw -- What it Means Thorn, John 2011 MA Pittsfield
1829 -- The Rise and Fall of New England-Style Ballplaying McCray, Larry 2011 MA
A History of the Boston Baseball Club Twohey, George 1897 MA Boston
Baseball in the Berkshires: A County's Common Bond Overmyer, Jim, et. al tbd MA Dalton
Before the Curse: The Glory Days of New England Baseball, 1858-1918 Soos, T. 1997 MA
Chapter 2 -- Wicket Ball: The Predecessor to 'The New York Game' Genovese, Daniel L. 2004 MA Westfield
Fast Day: Boston's Original Opening Day Hulbert, J. 2007 MA Boston
Massachusetts (Chapter Five of Morris' "Baseball Founders") Morris, Peter 2013 MA
Massachusetts Baseball and Cricket, 1840-1870 Kirsch, G. B. 1991 MA
Old Boston Boys and the Games They Played Lovett, J. D. W. 1907 MA Boston link
The Hurrah Game: Baseball in Northampton, 1791-1953 Turner, Brian and John S. Bowman 2002, rev. 2011 MA Northampton