Club of Cardiff

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Nick Name Cardiff
Earliest Known Date 1892
Location Cardiff, Wales
Nine Class Senior

The Evening Express, May 27, 1892: "Baseball. Georgetown v. Cardiff--The following players will represent the home team at Grangetown tomorrow (Saturday)..." (gives names of players)

This is probably a game called Welsh Baseball, sort of a mix of baseball, softball and cricket that was often played in Wales in the 1890s.

See also Cardiff Times, Aug. 30, 1890: "At present the youth of Newport play baseball on the side streets ..." Evening Express, June 30, 1892: "Baseball. Cardiff v. Grangetown--This return fixture will be played on Saturday at Cathays, when the following have been selected to represent Cardiff..." (gives names of players).


The Evening Express, May 27, 1892, June 30, 1892. Cardiff Times, Aug. 30, 1890

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Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Wales


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