'Colored' Club of Decatur
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|Earliest Known Date||1869|
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|Location||Decatur, IL, United States|
Decatur Republican, June 3, 1869: "A colored base ball club has been organized in this city. The members practice in the fair grounds." Same, Aug. 12, 1870, mentions the "colored" club.
Brunson, "Black Baseball, 1858-1900" names this club the Brown Stockings.
Same Aug. 13, 1875, says the "Colored club" is to play the "White Stockings".
Decatur Republican, June 3, 1869
Brunson, "Black Baseball, 1858-1900"
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|Found by||Bruce Allardice|
|Entered by||Bruce Allardice|
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