Club of Juneau

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Nick Name Juneau
Earliest Known Date 1899
Location Juneau, AK, United States
Description

The Juneau "Daily Alaska Dispatch" May 21, 1900 says Skagway's "boys" 15-17 challenge the Juneau boys to a baseball game. Same June 12, 1901 says Juneau "whalloped" Douglas last Sunday 11 to 4. Same July 17, 1901 has the Ketchikan club challenging Juneau, the state champions. The Juneau "Alaska Mining Record" April 5, 1899 says our newsboy union's members are playing baseball on the muddy street "in front of the post office..." The Fairbanks "Daily News-Miner," June 1, 1910, reports than in the annual three-cornered baseball tournament at Whitehorse, the Juneau club won over Whitehorse, Skagway and Douglas Island.

Juneau is Alaska's capitol. The article implies that the tournament had been played the year before.

Juneau AK (1900 pop. about 1,850) is on the Alaska panhandle and about 750 miles SE of Fairbanks.

Sources

The Juneau "Daily Alaska Dispatch" May 21, 1900; Juneau "Alaska Mining Record" April 5, 1899

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

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