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Cricket Club formed in Savannah, GA in 1859

Salience Peripheral
Tags US cricket clubs
Location Georgia
City/State/Country: Savannah, GA, United States
Game Cricket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary

The Augusta Chronicle, Aug. 26, 1859: "Cricket--A club for the practice of this manly game, has just been formed by a number of young men of Savannah."

In November a match was reported: "Savannah Items...The Cricket Match--The match on Thursday last was played by sides chosen by Messers. St. Croix and Armitage." The former won 91 to 86 in two innings.


The Augusta Chronicle, Aug. 26, 1859

The Charleston (SC) Courier, Nov. 9, 1859, 

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