Acme Club of Waukegan
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|Earliest Known Date||Monday, June 24, 1867|
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|Location||Waukegan, IL, United States|
The Waukegan Weekly Gazette, June 8, 1867 announces a meeting of the Acme BBC at Fireman's Hall. The club formed June 24. George B. Warren is president, T. Henry Lindsey, Secretary. Gives a list of members. Appears to be a successor to the Waukegan BBC.
Same June 29, 1867 has a long report of a game between the Acme and Lake Shore BBCs, won by the latter 108-83. Gives a box score.
The Chicago Tribune, July 27, 1867, mentions the Acme Club of Waukegan sending delegates to the state baseball convention.
The Springfield Daily Illinois State Journal May 14, 1868 reports on a state baseball convention which included delegates of clubs from Bloomington (Empire, Bloomington), Waukegan (Acme, Lake Shore); Champaign (Empire); and Geneseo (Pioneer).
The Waukegan Weekly Gazette, June 8, 1867
The Chicago Tribune, July 27, 1867
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
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|1867||1 Played||0 Won||1 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1867-09-26||Libertyville||IL||Acme Club of Waukegan||Lake Shore Club of Waukegan||15 - 60||Libertyville, IL||Bruce Allardice|
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