Hill City Club of Lynchburg

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Nick Name Hill City
Earliest Known Date May 1867
Location Lynchburg, VA, United States
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A Hill City Base Ball Club formed in Lynchburg in May of 1867. On June 3, this club defeated a team from nearby Bellvue 94-26. See, generally, W. Harrison Daniel, “The Rage in the Hill City: The Beginnings of Baseball in Lynchburg,” Virginia Cavalcade, Spring 1979.

Lynchburg VA (current pop. about 75,000)is about 100 miles W of Ricmond, which has a neighborhood called Bellevue.

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Found by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Lynchburg, VA
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

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