From Ohio History Central
The Cleveland Forest Citys was a professional baseball team from Cleveland, Ohio. The team played for two seasons (1871 and 1872) in the National Association, a professional league that lasted from 1871 to 1875. At least twenty-five different teams played in this league over the course of the National Association’s existence. The Cleveland Forest Citys finished eighth in the league in 1871 and sixth in 1872. The team ceased to exist after the 1872 season.