Virginia Club of Virginia City
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|Earliest Known Date||Thursday, November 29, 1866|
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|Location||Virginia City, NV, United States|
The San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, Nov. 22, 1866 says the Virginia and Northwestern Clubs are to play a match game for the Virginia City city championship on Nov. 29th.
Virginia City NV (1860 pop. about 2,300; 1870 pop. about 7,000; ) is about 10 miles NE of Carson City. Its current pop is about 850.
Wikipedia: "Gold Hill is a community in Storey County, Nevada, located just south and downhill of Virginia City . . . . Prosperity was sustained for a period of 20 years between 1868 and 1888 by mining the Comstock Lode, a major deposit of silver ore. . . . The Gold Hill post office remained in operation until 1943. Today Gold Hill exists as a shell of its former self; its population in 2005 was 191."
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||NV|
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.
|1866||1 Played||0 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1866-11-29||Virginia City||NV||Virginia Club of Virginia City||Northwestern Club of Virginia City||NV||Bruce Allardice|
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