Clipping:The cause of the decline of the Atlantic Club
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|Date||Sunday, June 25, 1871|
The [Atlantic] club was virtually broken to pieces last season by the severe defeats it suffered during the illness of its excellent pitcher, George Zettlein. Without the stamina to stand up against such a reverse in its fortunes, the demoralization was complete and the Mutual Club, with its plethoric purse, had but little trouble in absorbing what it wanted from the once crack combination...
|Source||Philadelphia Sunday Dispatch|
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|