Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville

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Nick Name Cumberlanders
Earliest Known Date Friday, April 20, 1866 (Foundation Date)
Location Nashville, TN, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description

The Nashville Union, April 21, 1866 announces that the Cumberland Base Ball Club was formed yesterday, and that a game between Cumberland and the Rock City Base Ball Club will be played near Fort Gillem “today”.

Fort Gillem was located on the present site of Fisk University's Jubilee Hall.

The Cumberland Club was officially dissolved as of May 28, 1867.

Sources

"Cumberland Base Ball Club." The Nashville Daily Union 21 April 1866: 3. Chronicling America Web. 4 Feb. 2014 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025718/1866-04-21/ed-1/seq-3/


"Base Ball--Prospective Organization of a No. 1 Club." Nashville Daily Union 28, May, 1867: 3. Web, Chronicling America Web. 6 Aug. 2014.

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Found by Bruce Allardice
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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
1866 7 Played 5 Won 2 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1866-05-12 Nashville TN Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville Rock City Base Ball Club of Nashville 66 - 15 Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1866-05-19 Nashville TN Rock City Base Ball Club of Nashville Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville 26 - 61 Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1866-06-21 East Nashville TN Rock City Base Ball Club of Nashville Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville 27 - 52 East Nashville, TN Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1866-07-31 Nashville TN Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville Louisville Base Ball Club 23 - 39
Ballgame 1866-08-16 Louisville KY Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville Louisville Base Ball Club 11 - 71 Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1866-09-29 Nashville TN Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville Rock City Base Ball Club of Nashville 71 - 23 Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1866-11-30 Nashville TN Stonewall Base Ball Club of Edgefield Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville 43 - 56 Christopher Ryland

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Players

Player Years Roles Edit Association with Club
A. Hamilton 1866 Founder, Member, Initial Officer
Bonafon 1866 Member
John W. Dickens 1866 Founder, Member, Initial Officer
F. Sanford 1866 Founder, Member, Initial Officer
Henry F. Roll 1866 Member, Later Officer
Hopkins 1866 Member
Miller 1866 Member
Norton 1866 Member
Sandford 1866 Member
Schrieber 1866 Member
Shannon 1866 Member
Sparling 1866 Member
Sullivan 1866 Member
White 1866 Member
Whitney 1866 Founder, Member, Initial Officer

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Playing Fields

Field Years Edit Association with Club
Fort Gillem 1866
South Nashville Street Railroad Terminus 1866

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