Berkeley Club of Martinsburg

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Nick Name Berkeley
Earliest Known Date 1866
Location Martinsburg, WV, United States
Nine Class Senior

William E. Akin, "West Virginia Baseball: A History, 1865-2000" p. 10 says in 1866 Martinsburg formed three teams, the Berkeley, Star and Virginia.

The Shepherdstown Register, Sept. 22, 1866 has a long article and box score of the game between the Potomac of Shepherdstown and the Virginia of Martinsburg. Says the Virginia has also been known as the Eagle and Berkeley.

Martinsburg WV (1870 pop. about 4,800) is about 20 miles SW of Hagerstown MD.


Akin, "West Virginia Baseball"

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Found by Bruce Allardice
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