On opening day for the Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball 2016 campaign,The Emmett Machinists of Knoxville wielded some accurate willows against a strong Phoenix of East Nashville club.
Playing their first home match of the season at Historic Ramsey House, the Machinists pounded out 31 hits en route to a 15 to 7 victory over their East Nashville counterparts. Mongo led the charge with 4 hits including a double. Colonel, Masher, Baby Bird and Doc each tallied 2 aces.
The Machinists would like to thank Phoenix for making the journey across the plateau and for being fine gentlemen and outstanding ballists. We also wish Phoenix captain Snookie Roy a speedy recovery on his injury.
The Emmett Machinists of Knoxville have issued a match challenge to the Nashville Maroons. The proposal has been agreed upon by Maroon captains Peach and Schoolboy. The game will be played at Historic Ramsey House on the 23rd of April at 2:30 local time.