Atlantic Base Ball Club of Brooklyn, NY, 1865
Baseball history Illustration: “Champion Nine” of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865. At the end of the 1865 season the Atlantics moved their undefeated record to 43-0-1 and captured their second championship in a row. Top Row (L to R): John Galvin, Short Stop; Dickey Pearce, Catcher; Fred Crane, Second Base; Second Row (L to R): Charlie Smith, Third Base; Norton, Centre Field; Joe Start, First Base; Third Row (L to R): Jack Chapman, Left Field; Tom Pratt, Pitcher and Sid Smith, Right Field. Click photo to return to previous page.