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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Creator: Milwaukee Journal
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: 4/17/2024