Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Knoxville Rugby Team Picked Out Last Night

Organized football took hold in Knoxville about 1890. The headline refers to rugby, but the game was football. A few of the players' names were already common in the local newspapers because they played baseball, including McClung and Moffett.
Knoxville Daily Journal - December 13, 1890

image from GenealogyBank.com

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