Virginia Club of Virginia City v Northwestern Club of Virginia City on 29 November 1866

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Date of Game Thursday, November 29, 1866
Location Virginia City, NV, United States
Home Team Virginia Club of Virginia City
Away Team Northwestern Club of Virginia City
NY Rules Likely
Description

The San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, Nov. 22, 1866, says that there will be a match game in Virginia City on Nov. 29th for the city championship, between the Virginia and Northwestern clubs.

Baseball was played here as early as 1864. See the Marysville (CA) Daily Appeal, June 7, 1864: "The game of Ball is popular in Virginia City. Base Ball is among the most healthful and innocent of field sports."

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.

 

Sources

The San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, Nov. 22, 1866

Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location NV
Players Locality Local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia



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