First Black-White Interracial Match Game

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Date 1867
Location Cadiz, OH, United States
Description "A match game of base ball was played,lately between the colored Republicans of Cadiz, and the Young America club, composed of young white boys, aged from twelve to sixteen,,,"
Sources Cadiz Sentinel, Sept. 18, 1867

There was an interracial (Polynesian/White) game played in Hawaii prior to this. There was also a report of a Black-White pickup game in Hartford around this time. This is the first Black-White MATCH game so far found.

Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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