Club of Greenville

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Nick Name Greenville
Earliest Known Date May 1867
Location Greenville, AL, United States
Nine Class Senior

Greenville Advocate, May 23, 1867 reports the formation of the Greenville BBC, with J. L. Pinney as president. Same June 6, 1868 reports on a game between two nines of that club.

The Selma Times and Messenger, July 23, 1867: "They have a Base Ball Club in Greenville."

The Montgomery Advertiser, June 13, 1867, gives the names of the members of the Greenville club.

The Greenville club sent a delegate, local lawyer J. A. Padgett, to the 1868 Alabama state baseball convention. See Mobile Register, April 27, 1868.

National Chronicle, May 8, 1869 report from the club secretary, says the club was "organized since 1865." Gives club officers.

Greenville AL (pop. about 7200 now) is about 120 miles S of Birmingham and about 45 miles SW of Montgomery.


Greenville Advocate, May 23, 1867

The Selma Times and Messenger, July 23, 1867

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Greenville, AL
Entry Origin Sabrpedia


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