Olympic Club of Philadelphia
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|Earliest Known Date||Thursday, November 8, 1860|
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|Location||Philadelphia, PA, United States|
The Olympic Club of Philadelphia is listed as an NABBP member in 1861. Recorded are 3 wins and no losses.
Their clubhouse was at Broad and Wallace. Starting in 1857, they played at Camac Woods. [ba]
M. Wright, The NABBP, page 63.
Per Richard Hershberger, PI 11-8-60.
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The Olympic Club had formed nearly 30 years earlier, and played two-old-cat and then town ball in its earlier days, converting to base ball in 1860. See Chronology entry 1831.1 and Philadelphia Town Ball for additional historical context.Edit with form to add a comment
Do we really only have three games for this historic clubs, which endured until 1887?Edit with form to add a query
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.
|1858||3 Played||1 Won||2 Lost||0 Tied|
|1860||2 Played||2 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|1861||3 Played||3 Won||0 Lost||0 Tied|
|1862||5 Played||1 Won||4 Lost||0 Tied|
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|Camac Woods||1857 and on|
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