Accommodation Club of Fort Fetterman
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|Earliest Known Date||April 1868|
|Last Known Game|
|Location||Fort Fetterman, WY, United States|
|Modern Address||Douglas WY|
The Cheyenne Leader, April 30, 1868, printed a letter "From Fort Fetterman, April 17, 1868...a big base ball match was played a few weeks since, resulting in favor of the Accomodation Club over the Laramie Club." Presumably the two teams were made up of the soldiers at the post, and/or the post sutlers, Indian agents, etc.
From Wikipedia: "Fort Fetterman was a wooden fort constructed in 1867 by the United States Army on the Great Plains frontier in the Dakota Territory approximately 11 miles northwest of present-day Douglas, Wyoming."
Douglas WY is about 55 miles E of Casper WY. Laramie WY is about 125 miles S of Douglas.
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Fort Fetterman, WY|
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.
|1868||1 Played||0 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1868||Fort Fetterman||WY||Accommodation Club of Fort Fetterman||Laramie Club||Fort Fetterman, WY||Bruce Allardice|
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