Alert Club of Washington

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Nick Name Alerts
Earliest Known Date 1867
Location Washington, DC, United States
Nine Class Senior
Description

The Washington National Republican, June 12, 1867 reports on a game between two "colored" clubs, with the Monumental beating the Alert 33-20. The Monumental is probably the Alexandria club of that name.

Same, July 9, 1867 reports that two "colored" clubs, the Alerts of DC and the Pythians of Philadelphia, recently played a match in Philadelphia.

The alerts are mentioned in Morris, Base Ball Pioneers p. 266 as playing in 1869.

Sources

The Washington National Republican, June 12, July 9, 1867

Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.

Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1871 1 Played 1 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied

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Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1871-09 Washington DC Alert Club of Washington Unique Club of Chicago 24 - 18 DC Greg Christiano

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