Bunker Hill Club of Charlestown
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|Nick Name||Bunker Hill|
|Earliest Known Date||Monday, May 18, 1857|
|Last Known Game|
|Location||Charlestown, MA, United States|
The Boston Herald, May 18, 1857 reports the Bunker Hill Club of Charlestown has been formed.
Same, July 8, 1857: "Charlestown.... The Bunker Hill Club met in the morning, at Somerville, where they played a game of base ball."
Boston Evening Transcript, Oct. 17, 1858, says a match game of base ball will be player "tomorrow afternoon" on the Common between the Bunker Hill Club of Charlestown and the Bay State Club of Boston.
Charlestown had 25,065 residents in 1860. It was annexed by Boston in 1874.
The Boston Herald, May 18, 1857, July 8, 1857
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Charlestown, MA|
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
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|1858||2 Played||0 Won||1 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1858-10-15||Boston||MA||Bay State Club of Boston||Bunker Hill Club of Charlestown||77 - 56||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1858-10-18||Boston||MA||Bunker Hill Club of Charlestown||Bay State Club of Boston||Bruce Allardice|
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Boston annexed Charlestown in 1874.