Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Nashville Club were Three Men Short (1870)

On June 13th, 1870, the Nashville Base Ball Club showed up in Clarksville for a match with only six players. The Lightfoots could have claimed a forfeit (and perhaps did), but the clubs decided to play on with fill-ins from … Continue reading

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Base Ball Club of Clarksville

From the May 22, 1868 edition of the Clarksville Chronicle. “There will be a meeting of the Base Ball Club, at the Club grounds near the Depot, to-morrow (Saturday) evening at four o’clock. A full attendance is requested. By order … Continue reading

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Pride of the South Officer Elections, 1866

From the October 15, 1866 edition of the Memphis Public Ledger: “At a recent meeting of the Pride of the South Base Ball Club, the following officers were elected: President, D.S. Dodds; Vice-President, D. Eagan; Secretary, Wm. Wetter; Treasurer, J. … Continue reading

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Match game between the Eureka and Stonewall clubs, November 7th, 1866

“There will be a match game between the first nine of the Eureka and second nine of Stonewall Clubs, Wednesday the 7th, at two P.M., on the grounds of the Rock City, in Edgefield.” If I find discover the outcome … Continue reading

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