"Casey" parody 1895, 8 Sept The Galveston Daily News

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3 2 3 4 5 0 7 S 1 1 0 -- 7 1 1 1 1 0 1 -- 3 0 2 i-nire Mallory to Lauve Nichols 1. 3. Lauve. Umpire; H E 2 0 0 0 0-3 7 2 4. .7 2 H E 0 2 - 7 13 5 S S 0 inning.)' _ ' E 2-- 9 16 2 1--2 7 .1 . . . R H E 1-13 If ,3 00 1--5 7 6 H B 0 0 -- 2 8 5 8 1 4 8 3 3 9 4 4 10 3 Cuppy without a word of protest. CASEY ACATN H'BARD -PROil. Oh. you all ih-ave heard of iMudville-- Heao-dof mighty Casey,.too; Of the groans am-id -the bleachers As t-he ballfhrtee past him flew; But you -haven't heai-d the story. The best story of fhem aill. Of 'the day in "happy MudviUe When Casey slugged the ball. ·Twos Me day they played the "Glairts," And -the score stood 10 'to 8; Two -men were on the -bases Ami great Cas^v ait.'the pla.te "Swipe her, CaseVr. .yeHed the' rooters And the "hero doffed Ms cap Three tg win and .two to ,t1e ·Ami Casey at the. bat. '... r -^ . 'Mid a husti of expectation Now the hall flies past his-'head; Great Casey grins a sickly.«rlu; . Strike one." the umpire said Again the pitcher raised his aa-m, Again the horsehide flew; Great Casey spat upon, the ground. And 'the umpire, said, ''Strike two." " J ;!J? »;"»»'." came from t'he grand stand; He Is bought wtthouit a doubt " '^ H S. is 'otten!" roared it-he'bleachers, "Trow the daylight robber out!" I 11 break yer face," 3a.ys Casey; "That one wint belc'w me ktree- If I miss .the nist, ye blackguaj\3, . Te wort't live long to see." · The next one came like Ug-h'tning. . And ithe -umpire -held his .breach- For well he knew If Casey .missed Twould surely -me-an his death. But Casey .swung to -meet It, Backed 'by 1iis -nerve and gall-Oh, if- you had but -hoard the yell As Casey smashed t'he -ball! nose; He caught the plgsk-In on. iHie : It c.lrairel the big town tot; It sailed vi.bove t-he 'hlg'h church tower 1 In vain the fielders sought And Oasey didn't even r u n ; He stopped a-ivhlle to tallk. Antl then, amil the deafening cheers iHo came round In a walk. And now he keeps a beer saloon- He is mayor of the -town- And people flock -to see .him Prom all t'he country round And : now you need not look for Mudville On the map upon, the wall Because The lawn's called Oaseyville Since Casey slugged the ball. --Indianapolis Journal. a a a ' a to

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 08 Sep 1895, Sun,
  3. Page 4

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