Wide Awake Club of Oakland
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|Nick Name||Wide Awake|
|Earliest Known Date||1866|
|Last Known Game|
|Location||Oakland, CA, United States|
Peter Morris et. al., eds., "Base Ball Pioneers, 1850-1870," pp. 319-321, says that Oakland had a Live Oak BBC in 1866, and a Wide Awake BBC in 1867.
The Wide Awakes were composed of the teen age students at the College of California (now, UC Berkeley).
Oakland CA had a populaton of about 1,500 in 1860 and 10,500 in 1870.
Morris et. al., eds., "Base Ball Pioneers, 1850-1870," pp. 319-321.
Seymour R. Church, "Baseball 1845-1871"
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|Found by||Angus Macfarlane|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Oakland, CA|
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