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Cuban Giants Defeat All-Washington Team; Frederick Douglass in Attendance

1887-1888 Cuban Giants

This is a guest post by John (from The Lion of Anacostia), cross-posted here. Frederick Douglass was a baseball man. His son, Charles, organized and played on Washington, DC-based colored teams in postbellum Washington. The Washington Mutual and later Alerts both traveled up the East Coast …

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