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1837.14 The First Uniforms in US Baserunning Games?
Philadelphia Town Ball
“In 1833, a group of Philadelphia players formed a team, the Olympics. By 1837, the team had a clubhouse at Broad and Wallace Streets, a constitution, records of their games, and uniforms - dark blue pants, a scarlet-trimmed white shirt, and a white cap trimmed in blue.”
Murray Dubin, "The Old, Really Old, Ball Game Both Philadelphia and New York Can Claim As the Nation's First Team, The Inquirer, October 28, 2009.
See http://articles.philly.com/2009-10-28/sports/25272492_1_modern-baseball-baseball-rivalry-cities, accessed 8/16/2014.
The article does not give a source for the 1837 description of the Olympic uniform.
What is the original documentation of this uniform information?
Do we know if earlier cricket clubs in the US used club uniforms?