Club of Anchorage

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Nick Name Achorage
Earliest Known Date 1915
Location Anchorage, AK, United States
Description

The Fairbanks Daily Times, May 28, 1916, has a long article on Anchorage, a new town founded less than a year before. It notes that Anchorage has a baseball grounds, on which last July 4th the town boys played the town girls.

Freedman, "Diamonds in the Rough" p. 14 says that Anchorage was a tent city in 1915. Yet employers asked new residents whether they could play baseball. An Anchorage-Seward baseball rivalry started in 1916.

Anchorage AK is about 300 miles S of Fairbanks.

Sources

The Fairbanks Daily Times, May 28, 1916. Freedman, "Diamonds in the Rought" p. 14.

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Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Anchorage, AK
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

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