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The Politics of the Pythians

Thursday, Apr 3 6:00p

When we think of African American baseball we usually focus on the 20th-century Negro leagues or on Jackie Robinson’s integration of major league baseball. But black baseball has roots that go back to the end of the Civil War. The Pythians black baseball team in Philadelphia had its first full season here in 1867, led by field captain and shortstop, educator and activist Octavius Catto.
The Pythians’ story is about more than just baseball. Their ball games spawned social gatherings—picnics, dinners,
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 732-6200
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