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Nashvilles vs. Blue Stockings, August 1870

From the Nashville Union and American, August 13, 1870: “In a match game of base ball between the Nashville and Blue Stocking Base Ball Clubs of Nashville, the Nashville won by a score of 43 to 19. Those who deserve … Continue reading

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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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