Monthly Archives: July 2015

Morristown and Rogersville Clubs–Rivals!

From the June 26, 1868 Nashville Republican Banner: “Morristown and Rogerville are rivals in base ball.” That’s the extent of this report. Morristown and Rogersville are towns in East Tennessee, about 25 miles apart. Advertisements

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A Busy Day for Base Ball Matches, 1868

From the April 30, 1868 issue of the Nashville Union and Dispatch: “Base Ball.– Several Delegations of juveniles waited upon our Local yesterday with the following reports of match games played during the day: Southern 50, to Lone Star 47; … Continue reading

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The Broadway Lightning Defeat the Trix, May 1868

From the May 10, 1868 issue of the Nashville Union and Dispatch: “Base Ball.– A match game was played between the Broadway Lightning and Trix, the former scoring 28 and the latter 9.” If you’ll recall, in late May of … Continue reading

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