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The First “Called Balls” in Nashville, Oct. 1866

“Called balls” were introduced (at the umpire’s discretion) into the National Association rule book for the 1863 season*, but this new rule did not apparently disseminate at the same pace throughout the nation. Below, the October 7, 1866 Nashville Republican … Continue reading

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Match game between the Eureka and Stonewall clubs, November 7th, 1866

“There will be a match game between the first nine of the Eureka and second nine of Stonewall Clubs, Wednesday the 7th, at two P.M., on the grounds of the Rock City, in Edgefield.” If I find discover the outcome … Continue reading

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