Wawasset Club of Wilmington
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|Earliest Known Date||Monday, April 2, 1866|
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|Location||Wilmington, DE, United States|
The New York Clipper, April 14, 1866, reports the formation of the Wawasset Base Ball Club of Wilmington on the 2nd inst, with C. H. Lounsbury elected president..
The New York Clipper, June 23, 1866 reports that the Wawasset defeated the Itasca (of Philadelphia?) June 6th 55-31.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12, 1867 and Aug. 2, 1867, reports on a three game match for the state championship of Delaware between the Diamond State BBC and Wawasset clubs of Wilmington. The Wawasset BBC won the first game, the 2nd was won by Diamond State 40-29 on July 11, and the third game, in Wilmington on Aug. 1, resulted in a forfeit by Diamond State when they tried to bring in some Philadelphia ringers and the umpire refused to let them play.
The New York Clipper, April 14, 1866
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
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|1867||1 Played||0 Won||1 Lost||0 Tied|
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|Ballgame||1867-07-11||Wilmington||DE||Diamond State Base Ball Club of Wilmington||Wawasset Club of Wilmington||40 - 29||Wilmington, DE||Bruce Allardice|
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