Rock City Base Ball Club of Nashville v Eureka Base Ball Club of Nashville on 6 October 1866

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Date of Game Saturday, October 6, 1866
Location Nashville, TN, United States
Field Fort Gillem
Home Team Rock City Base Ball Club of Nashville
Away Team Eureka Base Ball Club of Nashville
Score 42 - 21

“Base Ball.–The match between the Eureka and Rock City Clubs yesterday, on the grounds near Fort Gillem, resulted as follows, the game being played with great spirit on both sides and lasting two hours and twenty-five minutes:

[box score]

The game was a well conducted one, and until the fourth inning the Eureka were in the lead, owing to excellent fieldings.

Crockett took Pitcher’s position in place of Flagg, filling it with credit.

A new feature was introduced by Mr. Sullivan, Umpire, in calling balls, with have heretofore passed unnoticed.

A pretty fly-catch, straight from the bat, was made by Castine.

It is thought that another game will soon be played between these clubs.”


"Base Ball." Nashville Republican Banner, 7 Oct. 1866: 3.

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Found by Christopher Ryland
Entered by Christopher Ryland
Players Locality Local
Local-Origins Study Groups Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball


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