Club of Penfield (Mercer U.)
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|Earliest Known Date||Saturday, May 23, 1868|
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|Location||Penfield (Mercer U.), GA, United States|
The “Sophomores” Base Ball Club of the University of Georgia defeated a Mercer University baseball club 73-11 on May 23, 1868. The Mercer club had been in existence only two months.[Macon Telegraph, July 3, 1868]
Washington Gazette, Oct. 8, 1869 mentions the Mercer BBC of Mercer University.
The University of Georgia is in Athens GA. Mercer College was founded in Penfield GA and moved to Macon in 1871. Penfield is about 25 miles S of Athens.
Washington Gazette, Oct. 8, 1869
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Penfield (Mercer U.), GA|
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