Mutual Club of Washington

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

The Mutuals played the Athletics, both "colored." Washington National Republican, June 12, 1867. Same Aug. 21, 1867 says these teams are played on the Mutual's grounds, between 16th and 17th Sts. west and S/T Sts. north. Mutual won, 21-8.

A "colored" club, the Mutuals, are mentioned as playing in DC in 1869. See Morris, Base Ball Pioneers, p. 266.

Brunson, "Black Baseball" p. 270 says this club formed in 1865.

Sources

Washington National Republican, June 12, 1867. Same Aug. 21, 1867.

Morris, Base Ball Pioneers, p. 266.

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1871 3 Played 0 Won 3 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1871-06-18 Philadelphia PA Pythian Club of Philadelphia Mutual Club of Washington 28 - 13 Greg Christiano
Ballgame 1871-08-12 Philadelphia PA Pythian Club of Philadelphia Mutual Club of Washington 20 - 15 Greg Christiano
Ballgame 1871-09-02 Philadelphia PA Pythian Club of Philadelphia Mutual Club of Washington 17 - 16 Greg Christiano

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