Potomac Club of Washington

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Nick Name Potomac Club
Earliest Known Date 1859
Location Washington, DC, United States
Description

"In the fall of 1859, two separate groups of government workers met in Washington and formed the area's first base baseball clubs, the Potomac and the Nationals."

Washington's population in 1860 was about 75,000. It was the 14th largest city in the US.


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First in Location DC
Entry Origin Sabrpedia

Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know

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Year Games Wins Losses Ties
1859 1 Played 0 Won 0 Lost 0 Tied
1860 6 Played 3 Won 3 Lost 0 Tied

Ballgames

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1859 D.C. possibly MD Excelsior Club of Baltimore Potomac Club of Washington
Ballgame 1860-05-05 Washington DC Potomac Club of Washington National Club of Washington 37 - 15 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-06-02 Washington DC National Club of Washington Potomac Club of Washington 46 - 14 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-06-06 Washington DC Excelsior Club of Baltimore Potomac Club of Washington 40 - 24 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-09-11 Washington DC Potomac Club of Washington National Club of Washington 38 - 22 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-09-21 Washington DC National Club of Washington Potomac Club of Washington 30 - 25 Craig Waff
Ballgame 1860-10-23 Washington DC Potomac Club of Washington National Club of Washington 33 - 16 Craig Waff

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Playing Fields

Field Years Edit Association with Club
Potomac grounds 1860
White Lot south of the White House 1860

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