Morgan Base Ball Club of Nashville

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Nick Name Morgan Base Ball Club of Nashville
Earliest Known Date Saturday, June 29, 1867
Location Nashville, TN, United States
Nine Class Junior, Senior
Description

"The Morgan and Forrest Clubs, juvenile, played a match game for the championship of Davidson County yesterday. The Forrest won, scoring forty-one to twenty-six by the Morgan."

 

"A match game for the championship of Tennessee was played yesterday afternoon at the Fair Grounds between the Memphis Mutuals and the Morgan Base Ball Club of Nashville, commencing at 3 o’clock. A considerable crowd of ladies and gentleman were present to witness the struggle. We desired to give our readers a full amount of this interesting match, but cannot do so for lack of knowledge of this highly important branch of the fine arts. Thus situated we shall have to be content with a brief announcement of the result. In the nine innings played, the Mutuals scored 28 to the Morgans 24, thus easily winding [sic] the championship of the State. The Morgans have been sometime out of practice, but hardly expected to be so egregiously beaten. The Memphis boys were as active as cats, and developed more accuracy than the occasion required. They wore their new won honors with an entirely becoming grace."

 

 

Sources

"Base Ball." Nashville Union Dispatch. 30 June, 1867: 3 Chronicling America Web. 30 Dec, 2014. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038521/1867-06-30/ed-1/seq-3/

"Base Ball Championship." Nashville Union and American 27 May, 1871: 6. Chronicling America Web. 12 Nov. 2014.

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Found by Christopher Ryland
Entered by Christopher Ryland
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
1867 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied
1871 1 Played 0 Won 1 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1867-06-29 Nashville TN Forest Base Ball Club of Nashville Morgan Base Ball Club of Nashville 41 - 26 Christopher Ryland
Ballgame 1871-02-26 Nashville TN Morgan Base Ball Club of Nashville Mutual Club of Memphis 24 - 28 Christopher Ryland

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Players

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? Johnson Member
Joe Moses Member
Lee Moses Member

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Tennessee State Fairgrounds 1871

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