Collegiate Baseball Association: 1872

Princeton Repeats As Champion The 1872 season started out with the favorites jumping into the lead right from the beginning, with Yale, Princeton and Villanova hold down 1st place after the first two weeks of play. But a new team had come into the mix, the Lafayette Leopards. Lafayette was a preseason pick for the wild card and was right on ‘Nova’s heels. Six weeks into the season, last year’s playoff contender, Penn, was out of the race, its team ravaged by injuries. Halfway through the season, Princeton was the obvious favorite, posting a 25-5 record, four games ahead of