Etowah Club of Gadsden

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Nick Name Etowah
Earliest Known Date Monday, May 17, 1869
Location Gadsden, AL, United States

The Gadsden Times May 21, 1869, reports on a meeting held on the 17th to organize a base ball club. Same, May 28, 1869, the Etowah Base Ball Club will play a match game on the 20th instant, on the play ground near Captain Barret’s.

Gadsden AL (pop. 103,000: 1880 population under 1700) is about 60 miles NE of Birmingham.

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Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Gadsden, AL
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1869 1 Played 0 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1869-05-20 Gadsden AL Etowah Club of Gadsden Etowah Club of Gadsden Gadsden, AL Bruce Allardice
Ballgame 1869-10 Jacksonville AL Etowah Club of Gadsden Peabody Club of Talladega Jacksonville, AL Bruce Allardice

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