Sinnissippi Club of Rockford

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Nick Name Sinnissippi
Earliest Known Date September 1865
Location Rockford, IL, United States

The Rockford Weekly Register-Gazette, Sept. 30, 1865, reports that the Forest City Club beat the Sinnissippi Club for the county championship, 55 to 17, and gives a box score.

The Chicago Tribune, Dec. 7, 1865, reporting on the Northwest Base Ball Convention held in Chicago that day, notes delegates attending from the Wabash of Lafayette, IN and the Sinnissippie [sic] of Rockford, IL.

The Rockford Weekly Register-Gazette, Dec. 2, 1865, reports that the Forest City, Mercantile and Sinnissippi clubs of Rockford intend to send delegates to the North West Base Ball Convention, and give the names of the delegates.

The Sinnissippi Club of Rockford IL is listed in Peverelly [1866]. Rockford is about 80 miles NW of Chicago.


The Rockford Weekly Register-Gazette, Sept. 30, Dec. 2 , 1865. The Chicago Tribune, Dec. 7, 1865

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
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
1865 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1865-09 Rockford IL Forest City Club of Rockford Sinnissippi Club of Rockford 55 - 17 Bruce Allardice

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