G S Fawkner baseball 1875

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G S Fawkner baseball 1875 - peo- at a Base Bali; Several pentlenien...
peo- at a Base Bali; Several pentlenien connected wifh the county offices, with one or two outsiders, Elayed a game of base ball upon the State tir grounds, yesterday afternoon 'and J to day are i dolefully petting bruipeu heads; sprainea ; joints ana swoiien fingers. The game was for exercise land jollity, and the six innings were played amid the highest hilarity, although, Connty Treasurer Ripley's faction showed a disposition disposition to weaken, every time the opposition scored a run. Councilman Madden was dislin: guished by a high flyer to left fildv which was beautifully taken by Col. Dobbs, anil Deputy Sheriff Fawkner sent . cutUr to center which was severely let' alone by a News reporter. Lord was heavy at the bat, Kneller at first base. Brown in running and Wallace in getting left on bases. The News reporter made a cleancore, and came home with a dislocated finger, a bumped head and a half broken ami, the last injury caused by attempting to stop Councilman Maddens hot bat not balls. Travis made a beautiful catch on the base of "bis brain, Ferguscjn caucht one in his ribs. Wallace in the back. and many others where it was the most pain ful to strike. The nines were made up as follows1: - ( 4 J. . Clerk's ofifice Knefler, lb Harvey, C; Wallace, 3b-, 3b-, 3b-, Lord, p; Broao, ss; T. Mad den, If; Russell, rf: News reporter, cf ; New- New- comb, 2b. 1 , . Treasurer's Harmoning, p;! Conard, 2b; Dobfe, rf; Fawkner, cf; Richards, ilf; Fergd- Fergd- son, lb; Travis, c; Rney, ?b; .Haverstick, ss ." The umpire, name unknown,, was impar tial: the scorer, H. J. Hess, kept (ally: perfectly, perfectly, and at the close of the sixth inning the score stood 42 for tbe Clerk's, to 2 for tbe opposition a clear case of science and inte lect warming muscle. ' 1 j

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 06 Jul 1875, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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