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Athletic Club Takes the Field

Salience Noteworthy
Location Philadelphia
City/State/Country: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Game Base Ball
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult

"A match game of base ball will be played on Saturday afternoon between the Athletic and Pennsylvania Clubs, on the grounds of the former at Camac's Woods, the play to commence at 2 1/2 o'clock, precisely. This is the first match of the Athletic..."


Philadelphia Inquirer, Sep. 21, 1860


"Athletic" proved to be the most durable club name in baseball.

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