Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Athletics and the Lone Stars

This is the first mention of two colored base ball clubs in Knoxville.

Knoxville Daily Chronicle - July 16, 1879

Also from the same page of the newspaper, this ad from Ramage & Co.

The next day's edition gave us the results.

Knoxville Daily Chronicle - July 17, 1879

images from The Library of Congress's site: Chronicling America

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