The Troy Haymakers were a member of the National Association, the first professional baseball league, in 1871 and 1872. The National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (NAPBBP or simply the National Association (NA was founded in 1871 and lasted through the 1875 season Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each Their home games were played at Haymakers' Grounds in Troy, New York. Haymakers' Grounds was a Baseball grounds in Troy New York. It was home to the Troy Haymakers of the National Association from 1871 Troy is a City in New York, US, and the County seat of Rensselaer County. They were managed by Lip Pike, Bill Craver, and Jimmy Wood. Lipman Emanuel "Lip" Pike ( May 25, 1845 - October 10, 1893) was one of the stars of 19th century Baseball in the William H Craver (June 1844 &ndash June 17 1901) was an American Major League Baseball player from Troy New York who played mainly James Leon "Jimmy" Wood ( December 1 1842 &ndash November 30 1927) was an American Second baseman and manager
During their two-year existence the Haymakers won 28 games and lost 25 for a winning percentage of . In Sports, a winning percentage is the Fraction of games or matches a team or individual has won 528.