Fort Wayne Kekiongas

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Win-Loss Record: 13-18 (.419)

Ballpark: Kekionga Base Ball Grounds (1869-1871)

The Fort Wayne Kekiongas were officially called the "Kekionga Base Ball Club" or "Kekigonga of Fort Wayne."

They were a one-year team who played what is considered the first game in major league history defeating the Cleveland Forest Citys, 2-0, on May 4, 1871. They were a member of the National Association.

In the Miami language, the name Kekigonga means Blackberry Patch.

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