Early baseball in Kansas/Club 2
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|Note on date||No Later than 1866|
|First in Kansas||Yes|
The Fort Scott Club of Fort Scott KS is listed in Peverelly . It may well have formed earlier.
The Fort Leavenworth or Fort Scott club may have been the first to form in Kansas.
Fort Scott is on the eastern Kansas border, about 100 miles S of Kansas City KS and about 100 miles NW of Springfield MO. Wikipedia: "After the Civil War, Fort Scott was a premier city of the frontier, one of the largest cities in eastern Kansas."