Tag Archives: 1867

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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Rock City to Play Stonewalls for Davidson Co. Championship, 1867

From the Nashville Union and Dispatch, June 22, 1867. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038521/1867-06-22/ed-1/seq-3/ “Match Game for the Championship.– The Rock City and Stonewall Base Ball Clubs will play a match game for championship of Davidson county, on the grounds of the Stonewall club, … Continue reading

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A Juvenile Championship of Davidson County, June 30, 1867

From the Nashville Union and Dispatch, June 30, 1867: “Base Ball.–The Morgan and Forrest Clubs, juvenile, played a match game for the championship of Davidson county yesterday. The Forrest won, scoring forty-one to twenty-six by the Morgan.” http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038521/1867-06-30/ed-1/seq-3/

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Stones River Club of Murfreesboro, 1867

From the Nashville Union and Dispatch, June 29, 1867. “Base Ball–The Rock City Base Ball Club, of this city, have received a challenge from the Stones River Club, of Murfreesboro, to play a single game, and will visit that place … Continue reading

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Enterprise Club vs. Picked Nine, May 1867

“A picked nine from the Mechanics, Stonewall Jackson and Madden base ball clubs have accepted the challenge issued by the Enterprise club. The game comes off on Monday, the 20th inst., at 2 p.m.–weather favorable–on the Enterprise new grounds, corner … Continue reading

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Ed. Worsham, Member of the Mechanics of Memphis, Newsagent

Ed. Worsham, who appears in a previous post as scorer for the Mechanics Club of Memphis, apparently also ran a news stand. He sold everything from French novels to British magazines to sporting magazines to baseballs. Here is a notice … Continue reading

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Enterprise and Mechanics Clubs of Memphis Battle it out, April 17, 1867

From the Memphis Public Ledger, April 18, 1867. “Base Ball.–The match game of base ball played yesterday between the Enterprise and Mechanics Clubs resulted in the success of the former. Geo. Byland, of the Pride of the South Club, acted … Continue reading

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