Bluff City Club of Memphis

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Nick Name Bluff City
Earliest Known Date Wednesday, September 19, 1866
Location Memphis, TN, United States

"Notice--There will be a meeting of the Bluff City Base Ball Club on Thursday evening, September 20th, on Hernando street, near the the corner of Elliott."


"Notice." Public Ledger [Memphis, TN], 12 September, 1866: 3. Web, Chronicling America, 6 Nov., 2014.

"Tribute of Respect." Memphis Daily Appeal, 8 Aug., 1868: 4. Web, Chronicling America, 6 Nov., 2014.

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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

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1868 1 Played 0 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied
1869 2 Played 0 Won 2 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1868-07-08 Hopefield AR Bluff City Club of Memphis Pride of the South Club of Memphis Hopefield, AR Bruce Allardice
Ballgame 1869-05-26 Memphis TN Picked Nine of Memphis Bluff City Club of Memphis 40 - 29 Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1869-08-13 Memphis TN Bluff City Club of Memphis Southern Club of New Orleans 19 - 25 Christopher Ryland

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Player Years Roles Edit Association with Club
A.G. Knapp 1867 Later Officer
C.B. Davis 1868
Dukes 1869
J. R. Thompson 1869
John D. Gramger 1866 Initial Officer
Laurence 1869
Levy 1869
Rapp 1869
Nofirstname Reynolds 1869
Swartz 1869
Thomas H. Burke 1868
Thomas Kinna 1868
W. Burke 1869
William Wetter 1869

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