Occidental Base Ball Club of Vancouver

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Nick Name Occidental Base Ball Club
Earliest Known Date February 1867
Location Vancouver, WA, United States

Vancouver Register, Saturday, February 23, 1867, Page 3, 1st column, 8th item of "Local Matters":

BASE BALL CLUB. -- Occidental Base Ball

Club was organized at Vancouver this week. The following officers were chosen : E. Freeman, President ; Dan. Leahy, Vice President; W. Armstrong Secretary. ; W. R. Turnbull Treasurer. E. Freeman, II. C. Morse and H. G. Struve, Directors. The Club numbers

18 members.

As of September 2012, this appears to be Washington's first modern club.

Vancouver WA is about 10 miles north of Portland OR, and about 2 miles north of the WA/OR border, at the Columbia River.

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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.

Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1867 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1867-05-29 Vancouver WA Pioneer Base Ball Club of Portland Occidental Base Ball Club of Vancouver 79 - 62 WA

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