in Wisconsin History
A Beloit baseball team has a record-setting season in 1867
Beloit Beat Milwaukee Ball Club, 61-12, in '67
In the 1860s, baseball was increasing in popularity throughout the United States. William Cochrane, star pitcher of the Beloit Olympians, recalls their record-setting 1867 season.
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|Pub Data:||Milwaukee Journal. 17 October 1926.|
|Citation:||"Beloit Beat Milwaukee Ball Club, 61-12, in '67." Milwaukee Journal. (17 October 1926); Online facsimile at: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=877; Visited on: 1/31/2015|