Mechanics Club of Memphis

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Nick Name Mechanics
Earliest Known Date Wednesday, April 17, 1867
Location Memphis, TN, United States
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From the Memphis Public Ledger, April 18, 1867.

"Base Ball.--The match game of base ball played yesterday between the Enterprise and Mechanics Clubs resulted in the success of the former. Geo. Byland, of the Pride of the South Club, acted as umpire, Ed. Worsham was scorer for the Mechanics, and G. Hough for the Enterprisers."

The Enterprise pulled it out, 61-18.

 

In a Memphis Daily Appeal article dated September 12, 1867 about a state convention of base ball clubs, the Mechanics Club is mentioned.

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Sources

"Base Ball." Public Ledger [Memphis, TN], 18 Apr. 1867: 3. Web, Chronicling America, 28 Nov. 2014. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033673/1866-09-19/ed-1/seq-3/

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Found by Christopher Ryland
Entered by Christopher Ryland
Entry Origin Sabrpedia
Local-Origin Study Groups Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.

Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1867 2 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1867-04-17 Memphis TN Enterprise Club of Memphis Mechanics Club of Memphis 61 - 18 Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1867-06-08 Memphis TN Mechanics Club of Memphis Enterprise Club of Memphis Christopher Ryland

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Player Years Roles Edit Association with Club
Beviers 1867 Member
Burke 1867 Member
Davis 1867 Member
Doebler 1867 Member
Duke 1867 Member
Ed. Worsham 1867 Member
McCormack 1867 Member
Nofirstname Reynolds 1867 Member
Thomas Kinna 1867 Member
Worsham 1867 Member

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