Southern Star Club of Marietta

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Nick Name Southern Star
Earliest Known Date Tuesday, October 13, 1868
Location Marietta, GA, United States
Nine Class Senior

The Marietta Journal, October 16, 1868, mentions a game Tuesday afternoon (the 13th) between the “Southern Stars” of Capt. Gable and the “Kennesaw” of Capt. Nutting, won by the latter.

Marietta GA (1870 population about 1900 souls) is about 20 miles NW of Atlanta.


The Marietta Journal, October 16, 1868

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1868 1 Played 0 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied


Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1868-10-13 Marietta GA Southern Star Club of Marietta Kennesaw Club of Marietta Marietta, GA Bruce Allardice

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