Club of Abingdon
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|Earliest Known Date||Monday, May 13, 1867|
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|Location||Abingdon, VA, United States|
|Modern Address||Abington VA|
The Abingdon Virginian, May 17, 1867 reports that a baseball club was formed in the town May 13. Same, Nov. 1, 1867 reports that on Nov. 2 the Abingdon club will play the Herculean Club of Emory and Henry College.
The “Athletics” of Bristol lost to the Abingdon club 73-36 at King College “last Saturday.” Bristol News, May 26, 1874.
Abington VA (1870 pop., 715--current pop. about 8000) is in SW VA near the Tennessee border. King College is in Bristol TN, very near the VA border.
The Abingdon Virginian, May 17, 1867
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
|First in Location||Abingdon, VA|
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