Androscoggin Club of Lewiston

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Nick Name Androscoggins
Earliest Known Date 1861
Location Lewiston, ME, United States

Peter Morris et al, editors, "Base Ball Pioneers, 1850-1870" mentions the Androscoggins of Lewiston playing in 1866.

Lewiston Evening Journal, May 21, 1861 mentions a meeting of this club. Same July 6, 1861 reports on a game played July 4 between the two nines of the club.

Lewiston ME (1860 pop. about 7,500; 1870 pop. about 13,500) is about 40 miles N of Portland.


Lewiston Evening Journal, May 21, 1861

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Lewiston, ME
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1861 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1861-08-19 Portland ME Massasoit Club of Portland Androscoggin Club of Lewiston 35 - 13 Craig Waff

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