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The Holston Base Ball Club Victorious, 1867 “Champions of the State”

From Brownlow’s The Knoxville Whig, September 25, 1867: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045629/1867-09-25/ed-1/seq-3/ “The Holston Base Ball Club Victorious.– The third of the match games between the Mountain City Club of Chattanooga, and the Holston Club of Knoxville, was played at Athens on Saturday … Continue reading

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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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