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Mississippi Valley BBC of Vicksburg
City Vicksburg  +
Club Name Mississippi Valley  +
Coordinates 32° 21' 10" N, 90° 52' 40" WLatitude: 32.3526456
Longitude: -90.877882
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Country United States  +
Date Note Thanksgiving Day  +
Date of Dissolution 21 January 2020 03:21:38  +
Date of Dissolution Type Day  +
Description <p>The "Spirit of the Times," Dec. 1 <p>The "Spirit of the Times," Dec. 17, 1864, reports on a Thanksgiving Day game in Vicksburg between two nines of the Mississippi Valley BBC. Wentz's nine lost to Tawne's nine, 18 to 6. The article gives a complete box score with the players' names. Note--Julian A. Wentz (1842-1914) was a civilian railroad man born in NY, who came to Vicksburg during the civil war to help run the military railroads there. It is presume that the other ballplayers were civilian government employees. The Vicksburg Daily Times, November 13, 1866, reports: “A game of Base Ball came off yesterday at the Arsenal grounds…. Messrs. Wentz and Borden were captains of the rival sides.” The New Orleans Times, December 27, 1866 says the Mississippi Valley Base Ball Club of Vicksburg has come to New Orleans to play. Note--H. and W. Borden played in the 1864 game cites above.</p> <p>The <em>Vicksburg Herald</em>, Oct. 15, Oct. 21, 1864 notes practice games of this club. Same Dec. 10, 1864 reports on a meeting of this club.</p> <p>Vicksburg (1910 pop. about 14,800) is on the Mississippi River about halfway up the state's western border and about 40 miles W of Jackson, which is near the center of the state.</p> is near the center of the state.</p>
Entered by Bruce Allardice +
Entry Origin Sabrpedia  +
First in Location MS +
Has Source On Hand false  +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Name Mississippi Valley BBC of Vicksburg  +
Reviewed true  +
Sources <p>The <em>Vicksburg Herald</em>, Oct. 15, Oct. 21, 1864</p>
State MS  +
Submitted by Bruce Allardice +
Type Club  +
Type of Date Month  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Borough  + , Duplicate  + , Is Foundation Date  +
Categories Clubs  + , Pre-pro  + , First in MS  + , First in a United States State  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 April 2017 16:12:36  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 1 October 1864  +
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24th United States Infantry Base Ball Club of Vicksburg, Mississippi v Mississippi Valley BBC of Vicksburg on 10 February 1867 + , 24th United States Infantry Base Ball Club of Vicksburg, Mississippi v Mississippi Valley BBC of Vicksburg on 2 April 1867 + , 24th United States Infantry Base Ball Club of Vicksburg, Mississippi v Mississippi Valley BBC of Vicksburg on 7 February 1867 + Away Team
 

 

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