Troy Haymakers

From BR Bullpen

Win-Loss Record: 28-25-1 (.528)

Ballpark: Hampton Park Race Track (Jul. 23, 1872)

The Troy Haymakers represented Troy, NY in the National Association during the 1871 and 1872 seasons. They were officially the "Union Base Ball Club of Lansingburgh", after the amateur ball club which was at the team's origins, although everyone called them by their shortened name.


  • Peter Filichia: Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebrations of All 273 Major League and Negro League Ballparks Past and Present, Addison Wesley Publishing Company (March 1993)

Further Reading[edit]

  • Jeffrey Michael Laing: The Haymakers, Unions and Trojans of Troy, New York: Big-Time Baseball in the Collar City, 1860–1883, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2015. ISBN 978-0-7864-9493-4
  • Jeff Laing: "The Windy City-Collar City Connection: The Curious Relationship of Chicago’s and Troy (NY)’s Professional Baseball Teams (1870–1882)", in Stuart Shea, ed.: North Side, South Side, All Around Town, The National Pastime, SABR, 2015. ISBN 978-1-93359987-8