Accommodation Club of Fort Fetterman

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Nick Name Accomodation
Earliest Known Date April 1868
Location Fort Fetterman, WY, United States
Modern Address Douglas WY
Nine Class Senior

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

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
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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