Newark Club

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Nick Name Newark
Earliest Known Date Saturday, June 16, 1855
Location Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States

Original Directors

President - William Dodd
Vice President - John W. Shaff
Secretary - W. H. Clarke
Treasurer - Frederick C. Dodd
Referee - Joseph A. Alden

Practice Day - Wed @ 4 PM
Grounds - East Newark (south of the New Jersey railroad)

Spirit of the Times 8-11-1855  (E. Miklich)


Table of charter members of the National Association of Base Ball Players [NABBP], in Henry Ellard, Baseball in Cincinnati (McFarland, 2004), page 13.


Newark Daily Adverstiser 6-16-1855

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Found by Richard Hershberger
Submission Note Added original board members - E. Miklich - 1/7/2024
Entered by Ralph Carhart
First in Location Newark, NJ
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
1855 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied
1863 3 Played 0 Won 3 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1855-10-25 NJ Excelsior Club of Jersey City Newark Club 24 - 6 John Zinn
Ballgame 1863-09-07 Newark Essex County NJ Newark Club Eckford Club of Brooklyn 29 - 34 Bob Tholkes
Ballgame 1863-09-10 Newark Essex County NJ Newark Club Excelsior Club of Brooklyn 10 - 17 Bob Tholkes
Ballgame 1863-10-13 Newark Essex County NJ Eureka Club of Newark Newark Club 15 - 9 Bob Tholkes
Ballgame 1865-09-07 Hoboken Hudson County NJ Star Club of Brooklyn Newark Club 25 - 29 Bob Tholkes

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Playing Fields

Field Years Edit Association with Club
Club of Newark Grounds late 1850s
East Newark 1855

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