Wild Rover Base Ball Club of Clinton

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Nick Name Wild Rovers
Earliest Known Date Thursday, June 24, 1875
Location Clinton, TN, United States
Nine Class Senior

Wild Rovers of Clinton challenge the City Base Ball Club of Knoxville to a match on July 7, 1865, but the Knoxvilleans decline on account of the hot weather, suggesting a postponement until fall. The match would have been held at Powell Station. [I'm isappointed in the boys from Knoxville. It's never too hot for baseball.]


Press and Messenger Wednesday, Jun 30, 1875 Knoxville, TN Page: 4

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Found by Mark Aubrey
Entered by Chrstopher Ryland
First in Location Clinton, TN
Local-Origin Study Groups Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball


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J.S. Brazelton 1875 Member, Later Officer

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