Live Oak Club of Oakland

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Nick Name Live Oak
Earliest Known Date 1866
Location Oakland, CA, United States
Nine Class Senior

Peter Morris et. al., eds., "Base Ball Pioneers, 1850-1870," p. 333, says that Oakland had a Live Oak BBC in 1866, and a Wide Awake BBC in 1867.

The Daily Alta California, April 24, 1866 reports a game between the Live Oak of Oakland and the City College of San Francisco, the 3rd of a series, won by Oakland 84-39. [ba]

Oakland CA had a population of about 1,500 in 1860 and 10,500 in 1870.


Peter Morris et. al., eds., "Base Ball Pioneers, 1850-1870," p. 333

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Found by Angus Macfarlane
Entered by Bruce Allardice

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1866 1 Played 0 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1866-03-24 Oakland CA Live Oak Club of Oakland City College Club of San Francisco Oakland, CA Bruce Allardice

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