Mutual Base Ball Club
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Long Island Baseball


Long Island has a rich and deep baseball history, from the earliest days of baseball to one of the first all black professional baseball teams to play the game, the Athletics of Babylon.
Listed below are the names of teams that existed on
Long Island during the 19th Century.

Click on a team for more information.

Check back for updates.

Last Update 3/19/14

Nassau County Teams (154)
click here for Suffolk County Teams

Lists compiled thanks to the tireless work of our team historian James Resseque and organized for the web by Tom Fesolowich.

*BBC stands for Base Ball Club as base ball was two words in the 19th Century




Town
(19th Century Town)
Team Name
 Earliest Year found
 Baldwin  Redskins                            
 1890
 Bellmore  Seminoles  1887
 Bellmore  Bellmore BBC
 1893
 Bellmore  Stars  1897
 Brookville  Greenville Club
 1888
 Cedarhurst  Cedarhurst BBC
 1895
 East Meadow
 Augusta Blues
 1889
 East Meadow
 Red Stars
 1887
 East New York
 Brighton Athletics
 ?
 East Norwich
 Surprise BBC
 1887
 East Norwich
 Surprise Junior BBC
 1888
 East Norwich
 Athletics  1890
 East Rockaway
 East Rockaway
 1871
 East Rockaway
 East Rockaways
 1885
 Far Rockaway
 Domestics  1880
 Farmingdale  Farmingdale Nine
 1860
 Farmingdale  National BBC
 1867, 1876
 Farmingdale  Centrals  1875
 Farmingdale Union BBC
1875
 Farmingdale  Ocean BBC
 1872
 Farmingdale  Modocs  1876
 Farmingdale  Always Get Beat
 1886
 Farmingdale  Champion BBC
 1888
 Farmingdale  Young Nationals
 1890
 Floral Park
 Floral Park BBC
 1892
 Floral Park
 Tribunes  1890
 Flushing  Centennials  1875
 Freeport  Athletics  1888
 Freeport  Maroons  1887
 Freeport  Oceans  1873
 Freeport  Freeport Nine
 1879
 Freeport  Mohawks  1880
 Freeport  Stars  1891
 Freeport  Crescent  1895
 Freeport  Iraquois BBC
 1890
 Freeport  Woodcleft Guards BBC
 1887
 Freeport  League Junior Club
 1897
 Freeport  Red Peppers
 ?
 Garden City
 Base Ball Nines
 ?
 Garden City
 Sentinels  ?
 Garden City
 St. Paul's School
 1886
 Glen Cove
 Startle BBC
 1870
 Glen Cove
 Scouts  1870
 Glen Cove
 Junior Scout BBC
 1876
 Glen Cove
 Lightheart BBC
 1876
 Glen Cove
 Oneidas  1870
 Glen Cove
 Prospects  ?
 Glen Cove
 Squirt BBC
 1870
 Glen Cove
 Artics  1884
 Glen Cove
 Sylvestas  1887
 Glen Cove
 Unions  1887
 Glen Cove
 Ramblers  1889
 Glen Cove
 Hay  1880
 Glen Cove
 Lindales  1890
 Glen Cove
 Stars  1889
 Glen Cove
 Buffalo BBC
 1889
 Glen Cove
 Glens  1890
 Glen Cove
 Alerts  1890
 Glen Cove
 Thistles  1894
 Glen Cove
 Colored Lindales
 1897
 Glen Cove
 Eotheus BBC
 1890
 Glen Cove
 Orchards  1894
 Glen Cove
 Diamond BBC
 1896
 Glen Cove
 Catholic Society BBC
 1898
 Glen Head
 Glen Heads
 ?
 Glen Head
 Zig Zags
 ?
 Glen Head
 Czars  ?
 Great Neck
 Great Neck BBC
 1895
 Greenwich Point
 Greenwich Point BBC
 1898
 Hempstead  Eureka BBC
 1858
 Hempstead  Stars  1867
 Hempstead  Associated Nines
 ?
 Hempstead  Enterprise Club
 1873
 Hempstead  Athletic Club
 1880
 Hempstead  Guards  1890
 Hempstead  Sentinels
 1890
 Hempstead  Lafayette  1860
 Hempstead  Resolutes  1888
 Hempstead  Married Men's Nine
 1888
 Hempstead  Red Star BBC
 1888
 Hempstead  Blues (of Hyde Park)
 1888
 Hempstead  Harper  1891
 Hempstead  Conqueror BBC
 1892
 Hempstead  Hempstead  1899
 Hicksville  Ozones  1889
 Hicksville
 Excelsior BBC
 1871
 Hicksvile  Lightheart BBC
 1870
 Hicksville  Silver Star BBC
 1873
 Hicksville  Hayrakers  1887
 Hicksville  Young Americans
 1888
 Hicksville  Elite BBC
 1890
 Hicksville  Elite Junior
 1894
 Hicksville  Keystone BBC
 1896
 Island Trees
 Island Trees
 1890
 Lattingtown  Wide Awakes
 ?
 Laurel (Franklinville)
 Resolutes  1881
 Lawrence-Cedarhurst  Lawrence-Cedarhurst BBC  1890
 Lawrence  Friends Academy  1891 
 Locust Valley  Overall  ?
 Locust Valley  Academy Club  1890
 Long Beach  Silver Stars  1885
 Lynbrook (Pearsalls)  Independents  1885
 Lynbrook (Pearsalls)  Lynbrooks  1890
 Manetto Hill
 Surprise  1875
 Manetto Hill  Plain Boys  1876
 Manhasset  Manhasset BBC  1890
 Manhasset  Enterprise  ?
 Mineola  Washingtons  1860
 Mineola   Mineolas  ?
 Mineola  Osceolas  1877
 North Bellmore (Smithville)  Smithville BBC  1867
 Old Bethpage (Central Park)
 Central Park BBC
 1887
 Old Bethpage (Central Park)
 Central Park BBC (different club)
 1889
 Old Bethpage (Central Park)
 Round Swamps
 1896
 Oyster Bay
 Bayites  ?
 Oyster Bay
 Eagles  ?
 Oyster Bay
 Lone Star BBC
 1885
 Oyster Bay
 Recreation Club
 1888
 Oyster Bay
 Crescents  1897
 Oyster Bay
 Oyster Bay Club
 1899
 Plainview (Manetto Hill)
 Manetto Hill BBC
 ?
 Plainedge  Plain Edge BBC
 1875
 Plainedge  Never Give Ups
 1886
 Port Washington
 Zephyrs  ?
 Port Washington
 Joy BBC
 1890
 Port Washington
 Star BBC
 1890
 Rockville Center
 Anthenaeum  1889
 Rockville Center
 RVC BBC
 ?
 Rockville Center
 Observers  1887
 Rockville Center
 Live Oaks
 1890
 Rockville Center
 Academy Club
 1893
 Rockville Center
 Tuthills Indians
 1893
 Rockville Center
 Stars (Junior Club)
 1897
 Roslyn  Aetna BBC
 1870
 Rosyln  Roslyns  ?
 Roslyn  Live Oaks
 1873
 Roslyn  Irving BBC
 1873
 Roslyn  Wrinkle BBC
 1892
 Roslyn  Windson Club
 1890
 Sea Cliff
 Idlewilds  ?
 Sea Cliff
 Never Sweats
 1896
 Sea Cliff
 Live Oak BBC
 1890
 Sea Cliff
 Star BBC
 1894
 Sea Cliff
 Sea Cliff Hotel BBC
 1899
 Sea Cliff
 Sea Cliffs
 1900
 Seaford  Seaford Junior Club
 1895
 Syosset  Syosset BBC
 1875
 Syosset  O.K. Pickles Co. BBC
 1896
 Syosset  Syosset  1897
 Valley Stream
 Valley Stream
 1898
 Wantagh  Seminoles  ?
 Wantagh  Wantagh  1897
 Westbury  Westburys  1889
 Westbury  Westbury Junior
 1890
 Woodbury  Skylarks  1876
 Woodbury  Haymakers  1877
 Woodbury  Woodbury  1888
 Woodmere  Woodmere BBC
 1899
 Woodsburgh (Part of the Five Towns Area)
 Modocs  ?
 Woodsburgh (Part of the Five Towns Area)
 Hustlers  1895
 Woodsburgh (Part of the Five Towns Area)
 Woodsburgh  1895
     
     












































































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