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The Second Match Game in Nashville, 1866

After being roundly defeated by the Cumberlands on May 12, 1866, the Rock City club hosted the return match on May 19 at their Edgefield grounds near the suspension bridge (the vicinity of modern Woodland Ave. and 1st St.). Despite … Continue reading

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The Silver Grays of Nashville Were Old and Fat

From the Nashville Daily Union, May 25, 1866. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025718/1866-05-25/ “The Silver Grays vs. the Cumberlanders.–It has been mentioned that there was a prospect of a match game of base ball between these clubs. The Silver Grays are a new organization … Continue reading

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