Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Stonewall Defeat the Rock City 37-20, November 1866

From the Nov. 21, 1866 Nashville Republican Banner: “Base Ball.–A match game of Base Ball, for the Championship of Davidson County, was played yesterday afternoon between the Stonewall and Rock City Clubs, on the grounds of the latter club, in … Continue reading

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Another Report of the Founding of the Rock City Club

I recently posted about the formation of the Rock City Club in April of 1866. For the record, here is a second account, this time from the April 15 edition of the Nashville Weekly Press and Times. “Base Ball.–We are … Continue reading

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Another Account of the New Cumberland Club

From the Nashville Daily Press and Times, April 21, 1866. “The Challenge Accepted.–Recently the Rock City Base Ball Club challenged the Cumberland Base Ball Club to a test of strength. The challenge has been accepted, and Saturday next, at three … Continue reading

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Bluff City Club Meeting, 1867

From the November 2, 1867 issue of the Memphis Public Ledger: “All the members of the Bluff City Base Ball Club are earnestly requested to meet at their club room, No. — Main street, on the 3rd inst., at 9:30 … Continue reading

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