Early baseball in England/Club 1
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|Note on date||Formed at some point during the summer|
|Nickname||None ("Derby Baseball Club")|
The Derby Baseball Club was a team established for Britain's pro league of 1890. However, a group of men in Derby were said to have assembled of their own volition to play baseball during the summer of 1889, and no earlier group of domsetic players is known in England (or Britain).
Gray, Joe. What about the Villa?: Forgotten figures from Britain's pro baseball league of 1890. Ross-on-Wye, UK: Fineleaf Editions (2010).