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1795.6
Age of Players Adult  +
Comment <p>Editor's footnote #73 (1919?): "' <p>Editor's footnote #73 (1919?): "'Played at ball.' Sevier and son beat their antagonists four games.  There were not enough (players?) for town-ball, nor for baseball, evolved from town-ball, and not yet evolved.  There were not enough for bullpen.  The game was probably cat-ball."</p> <p>Revolutionary War veteran John Sevier was nearly 50 years old in August 1795.  He became Tennessee's first governor in the following year.  His son John was 29 in 1795.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
Coordinates 35° 31' 3" N, 86° 34' 50" WLatitude: 35.5174913
Longitude: -86.5804473
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Country United States  +
Game Ball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline Future Tennessee Governor, at age 50, "Played at Ball"  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Reviewed true  +
Salience 3  +
Sources <p><span style="text-decoration: <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Journal of John Sevier</span>, published in Vols V and VI of the Tennessee Historical Magazine, 1919-1920.</p> <p>See <a href="http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Tennessee/_Texts/THM/5/3/Sevier_Journal/1795*.html">http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Tennessee/_Texts/THM/5/3/Sevier_Journal/1795*.html</a></p> <p>Accessed via <sevier "22 played at ball"> search, 6/30/2014.</p> at ball"> search, 6/30/2014.</p>
State TN  +
Submission Note Email of 6/28/2014  +
Submitted by Christopher Ryland +
Tags Famous  +
Year 1,795  +
Year Number 6  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Year Suffix  + , Source Image  + , City  +
Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:49:05  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>"Sat. [August] 22 played at ball self and son John vs. Messrs Aitken and Anderson beat them four Games."</p>
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