Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Cumberlands’ New Grounds

During the spring and summer of 1866, the Cumberland Club of Nashville had been playing at Fort Gillem in North Nashville, where Fisk University is today. But in August, when the South Nashville Street Railroad was completed, they moved to … Continue reading

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RE Lee Club, Memphis 1866

From the Memphis Public Ledger, November 11, 1866. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033673/1866-11-21/ed-1/seq-3/ “At the meeting of the R. E. Lee Base Ball Club, the following officers were elected: Joseph Wetter, President; Chas Gallina, Vice President; J. Trabucca, Captain; Joseph Meier, Secretary; F. Panesi, … Continue reading

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