Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Knoxville Defeats Morristown - more of the story

A few years ago I posted a short newspaper article about Knoxville College playing and defeating Morristown College. Today I found an article that has more than just the scores.

The Negro Star (Wichita, Kansas) - May 1, 1925

image from GenealogyBank.com

Thursday, February 4, 2016

University bbc refuses challenge of local colored bbc - 1875

Not a shining day in UT base ball history.

Public Ledger (Memphis, Tennessee) - March 30, 1875

There was a bit more information in the local press.

Press and Messenger (Knoxville, Tennessee) - March 31, 1875

Public Ledger image from Chronicling America
Press and Messenger image from GenealogyBank.com