Arsenal Base Ball Club (1875)

The Arsenal Base Ball Club was an amateur Little Rock teams that competed in the 1875 Foul Flag Association. The term "Arsenal" likely refers to the Little Rock Arsenal, now the site of MacArthur Park.


The first mention of the Arsenals came in August, 1875. A little later in September, the team entered the Foul Flag Association. The Arsenals won both of their first two games, but lost the next three and finished the tournament with a 2-3 record, tied for 3rd place.

1875 Foul Flag Association Schedule/Results

9/28 Arsenal 35 Phenix 20
9/-- Arsenal 21 Independents 8
10/8 La Roques/Red Sox 20 Arsenals 17
10/9 Independents 29 Arsenal 28
10/23 Accidentals 24 Arsenals 8
Total2-3 (.400, tied 3rd Place)