Rainier Base Ball Club of Olympia
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|Nick Name||Rainier Base Ball Club of Olympia|
|Earliest Known Date||Saturday, May 8, 1869 -- Earliest reported date of club|
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|Location||Olympia, WA, United States|
|Modern Address||Sylvester Park, Olympia, WA|
From the British Colonist newspaper, the newspaper of Victoria.
TEXT: Mr. R. G. Hayes Sec. Ranier B. B. Club Olympia, W.T.
Sir, I am desired on behalf of the Olympic Nine of this city to extend through you an invitation to the Rainier Nine of Olmpia to play a national game of Base Ball on Beacon Hill, 24th May, with the intention of playing the return match at your city, July4th, at your option. I am respectfully yours, W. G. Jamieson, Sec. O. B. B. Club An early answer will oblige
(reply) Olympia, W. T., May 8, 1869 Mr. W. G. Jamieson Sec. Olmypic B B Club Victoria, W. T.
Sir, I am requested as Secretary of the Ranier Base Ball Club, of Olympia to accept the challenge of the Olympics of Victoria, to play a national game of Base Ball at Victoria on the 24th May, 1869. Please state the hour at which the game will begin, I remain, very respectfully yours, R. G. Hays, Rainier B B Club
The Rainiers are a crack club, and have won several well contested matches on their own ground. The Olympics will have to keep thier eyes about them when go into the field with such opponents.
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|Found by||Mark Brunke|
|First in Location||Olympia, WA|
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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.
|1869||2 Played||0 Won||1 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1869-05-25||Victoria||British Columbia||Olympics Club of Victoria||Rainier Base Ball Club of Olympia||45 - 23||Mark Brunke|
|Ballgame||1869-07-04||Olympia||WA||Olympics Club of Victoria||Rainier Base Ball Club of Olympia||Olympia, WA||Mark Brunke|
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