Club of Palau

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Nick Name Palau
Earliest Known Date 1927
Location Palau
Nine Class Senior
Description

Baseball Oceania website says Palau had a club entered in the 1999 South Pacific games. Palau hosted the 2005 games, and finished 2nd.

Wikipedia says:

Baseball was first brought to Palau by the Japanese, who annexed the islands from Germany in 1914 and controlled them until losing the Battle of Peleliu in November 1944. One noted early promoter of baseball on the islands was Motoji Kono, who worked for the Imperial Japanese government on Palau from 1922 to 1929. He is credited with a foundational role in Palauan baseball for his work teaching Palauan men the basic skill sets and rules necessary to play the game, as well as being an energetic promoter of the sport, primarily from 1925 onwards.Most Palauan players in the 1920s were employed with the Japanese administration on the island.

In 1927 and 1928, a team of top Palauan players dubbed the All Palau Team played an annual series against a team composed of Japanese administrators. Although the Japanese won the first series, the All Palau team took 1928 match, leading the Japanese to segregate baseball on the island so that Palauans and Japanese players competed amongst themselves but not against each other.

Sources

Baseball Oceania website. Wikipedia

Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Palau

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