First Inter-Racial Game

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Date Friday, September 3, 1869
Location Philadelphia, PA, United States

The game between the Olympic and Pythian Clubs of Philadelphia on Sep. 3, 1869, is the first known interracial game.


Jerrold Casway, "Inter-racial Baseball-- the Pythians vs. the Olympics", in Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the 19th Century (SABR, 2013), pp. 68-70


Not the first. See Cadiz, Ohio, 1867 game, [ba]

Submitted by Larry McCray


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