Nashville Americans

From BR Bullpen

Team history[edit]

The Nashville Americans was the first professional baseball team in Nashville, TN. They began play in 1885 as a part of the Southern League. During the first season of play, the team was lead by Lefty Marr, who had 129 hits and a .327 batting average. In 1887, they were replaced by the Nashville Blues.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1885 62-39 3rd Will Bryan (5/27)/Nate Kellogg/John Mayberry
1886 46-43 3rd Walton Goldsby