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History

Old Gold
The history of the Wanderers Club 1888 to 1968 by Thelma Gutsche.

The
Wanderers Club began in Johannesburg and its fortunes rose and fell
with those of the Golden City. The story of the sportsmen who created
and preserved it through many misfortunes is a story of wars and
revolutions, strikes and fires, bullets and explosions. The men who
found their recreation on its fields and broke sporting records were
often played in a wider drama, much of which actually took place on the
famous grounds. The history of the Wanderers Club is bound up with the
history of the Transvaal and has for decades been a beacon in the
international sporting world. Its story is a human drama of great
personalities who were as much pioneers of South Africa as enthusiastic
sportsmen.

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