Old Dominion Club of Alexandria

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Nick Name Old Dominion
Earliest Known Date 1866
Location Alexandria, VA, United States
Nine Class Senior

The Alexandria Gazette, Aug. 18, 1866 announces that a team meeting will take place on Monday, Aug. 20, 1866 at 8:30 PM.  Location is identified as "their rooms".  The announcement is signed by T.S. Brookes, Team Secretary. The paper also reports that the team, which had been "lately organized" now had a "full complement of members." Their field is identified as "grounds in front of Colross, in the northwestern section of the city". (Gene Draschner)

The Alexandria Gazette, Nov. 7, 1866 reports that the Mt. Vernon Club of Alexandria will play the Jefferson Club of DC. Same, Nov. 10, 1866 has the Old Dominion Club beating the Mt. Vernon.

The Alexandria Gazette, Feb. 7, 1867, reporting on the state baseball convention, reports that the Old Dominion, Mt. Vernon, and Pioneer clubs of Alexandria attended.

Same July 3, 1867 mentions that Captain Keith Armistead is president of the club. This is Captain Walker Keith Armistead, CSA, son of General "Lo" Armistead, kia at Gettysburg.


The Alexandria Gazette, Feb. 7, 1867

The Alexandria Gazette, Aug. 18, 1866

Source Image File:Alexandria Gazette 18660818 2.pdf
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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice / Gene Draschner
First in Location Alexandria, VA

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1866 3 Played 1 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied
1867 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1866-09-04 Alexandria VA Mt. Vernon Club of Alexandria Old Dominion Club of Alexandria 15 - 50 Gene Draschner
Ballgame 1866-10-03 Alexandria VA Old Dominion Club of Alexandria Mt. Vernon Club of Alexandria Bruce Allardice
Ballgame 1866-10-15 Alexandria VA Old Dominion Club of Alexandria Mt. Vernon Club of Alexandria 31 - 44 Gene Draschner
Ballgame 1867-09-22 Alexandria VA Old Dominion Club of Alexandria Pastime Club of Richmond 43 - 73 Bill Hicklin

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Edward L. Daingerfield 1866

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Field near Colross 1866

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