Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A New Illinois Corporation

The Belleville Base Ball Association, of Belleville; capital $250.  Incorporators - G.C. Wagner, H.C. Henderson, Geo. Thomas, W.H. Smyler, Jr., Al Davison, C.P. Fluschbein and A.G. Fleischbein.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, August 29, 1884

I guess I'm a bit surprised that the Belleville club officially incorporated.  I don't know if I should be but I am. 

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