First Inter-Racial Game

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Date Friday, September 3, 1869
Location Philadelphia, PA, United States
Description

The game between the Olympic and Pythian Clubs of Philadelphia on Sep. 3, 1869, is the first known interracial game.

Sources

Jerrold Casway, "Inter-racial Baseball-- the Pythians vs. the Olympics", in Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the 19th Century (SABR, 2013), pp. 68-70

Submitted by Larry McCray



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