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 - Camp Irwin Wins Lengthy Contest By OLLIE...
Camp Irwin Wins Lengthy Contest By OLLIE PAINTER BARSTOW In the opening game of the second round for the Barstow Athletic association soft- ball league schedule, the Camp Irwin team this week defeated the Barstow Merchants 15 to 7 on Breakey field in Barstow. ' It was a thrilling contest in which a home run in the seventh inning with one on tied up the score to cause extra innings of play. Going Into the seventh with the count 7-5 in favor of Camp Ir win, Roy . Russell clouted the home run. From then on until the eleventh frame, brilliant fielding and good pitching kept the game in a deadlock. But in the final half of the Eleventh Ardell Schmidt, Merchant's pitcher weakened and Camp Irwin staged a scoring spree good for eight markers and the victory. Pitcher Crain of the winning club, fanned 19 batters. The Merchants play the Mojave Marines No. 2 team in the next game. The meadowlark is the official bird of seven states: Kansas, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota nd Wyoming.

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 14 Jul 1944, Fri,
  3. Page 15

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