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Chattanooga Lightfoots Vanquish their Atlanta Foes, Jan. 2, 1867

On Jan. 2, 1867, the Lightfoot Club of Chattanooga defeated the Atlanta Club (in Atlanta), 46-7. From the Winchester Home Journal, Jan. 19, 1867. Advertisements

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First Tennessee Base Ball Association Convention, 1867

From the Nashville Union and Dispatch, May 3, 1867. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038521/1867-05-03/ed-1/seq-3/ The first meeting of the Tennessee Base Ball Association was held in Chattanooga on May 1, 1867. This organization billed itself as representing clubs from the entire state, but was … Continue reading

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Tennessee Teams at the NABBP 10th Annual Convention, 1866

The 10th Annual Convention of the National Association of Base Ball Players, held in December, 1866, attracted 202 clubs from 17 states and the District of Columbia. Tennessee was the state farthest south, with two clubs “represented.” Nevertheless, neither of … Continue reading

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