The groundbreaking Pythians

Just had this story come out on philly.com about the trailblazing Philadelphia Pythians, who made history thrice in the 1880s. I had fun doing this. Although the Pyths’ story has already been explored fairly well — thanks at least partially to the sociopolitical importance of their founder, Octavius Catto — my old friend and mentor James Brunson gave some great quotes about the team’s off-the-field influence.

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