Palmetto Club of Charleston v Palmetto Club of Charleston on 26 June 1866

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Date of Game Tuesday, June 26, 1866
Location Charleston, SC, United States
Field Citadel College green
Home Team Palmetto Club of Charleston
Away Team Palmetto Club of Charleston

Charleston Mercury May 22, 1866 reported that a baseball club, formed by Messrs. Wardell and Denny, “the first of its kind ever known in our city,” gave an exhibition at the Citadel College green. Same May 24, 1866 reports that this baseball club is the “Palmetto.” It has adopted the rules of the National Association. It plans to get its baseball implements from the north, and already numbers 30 members. Same June 26, 1866 reports on a game between the two nines of the Palmetto.

Charleston's 1870 population was about 49,000.


Charleston Mercury May 22, 1866, June 26, 1866

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Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Charleston, SC
Players Locality Local
Entry Origin Sabrpedia


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