Monthly Archives: April 2014

Flynns Defeat Pontiacs, 36-16, August 22, 1866

On Wednesday Aug. 22, 1866, the Flynn and Pontiac Clubs met at what later became Sulphur Dell park. “Base Ball Match.– The Base Ball Match at Sulphur Spring Bottom, on Wednesday, between the Flynn and the Pontiac Base Ball Clubs, … Continue reading

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Phoenix Club Meeting To-night

“Base Ball There will be a meeting of the Phoenix Base Ball Club, at their room this evening, at [illegible] o’clock. Every member is requested to be present.” From the Republican Banner, Oct. 1, 1867.

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Seymour Base Ball Club

From the Nashville Republican Banner, Sept. 8, 1868 “Organization of a Seymour Base Ball Club. The Seymour Base Ball Club was organized yesterday by the election of the following officers : C. Blunt, President; L. Sigman, Captain; J. Grewer, Secretary; F. … Continue reading

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University Championship Match and “What’s in a Name, Trix?”

From the Nashville Republican Banner, May 30, 1868, page 4. “Base Ball The University of Nashville and Lindsley Avenue Clubs played a match game yesterday for the University championship and a prize bat, resulting in the success of the former … Continue reading

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Nashville Base Ball Club Meeting

From the Nashville Republican Banner, Feb. 7, 1868 “Base Ball There will be a meeting of the Nashville Base Ball Club this Friday evening, February 7th, at their hall on Broad street. A full attendance of the members is requested. … Continue reading

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More Railroad Discounts for Championship Matches

The Tennessee Base Ball Championship for 1868 was a best of three series, with the Nashville Club having defeated the Holstons in game one. “Tennessee Base Ball Championship. The Nashville Base Ball Club will leave the city this afternoon for … Continue reading

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Railroad Discounts and Base Ball Tournaments

From the Nashville Republican Banner, Oct 31, 1867, page 4. “Transportation at Half Price–The Committee of Arrangements for the Base Ball Tournament at Knoxville, have permission to announce that the fare of the East Tennessee and Georgia and the East … Continue reading

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