Wide Awake Club of Oakland

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Nick Name Wide Awake
Earliest Known Date 1866
Location Oakland, CA, United States
Nine Class Senior

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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