The Chillicothe Tribune (Chillicothe, Missouri)~03 Jun 1957

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The Chillicothe Tribune (Chillicothe, Missouri)~03 Jun 1957 - : Brookfield Wins Meadville Title Third Place...
: Brookfield Wins Meadville Title Third Place in Softball Tournament Goes to Linneus Entry. The Meadville Softball tournament finals resulted m Lmneus beating New Boston. H to 5, for third place and first place was won by Brookfield, which beat Meadville, IB to 4. New Boston started the game off , giving the impression that, they | j would be the victors, when B. Rulan scored on a passed ball, after j I he had walked. Gardner reached ] first on an error and also reached | 1 home on n pa.ssed ball before the : I Inning was over. I | Linneus loaded the bases but could only score one man and the inning ended with New Boston leading. 3 to 1. The second inning witnessed Ne-.v Boston's Barry scoring, putting New Boston even further into the lead. Linneus evened the score by the end of the second as errors scored j Coons, Tomlin, and Hosklns, The ; Linneus again ruled the third i inning, scoring three to New Bos- I ton's contribution of none. Reed | got the only hit of the inning, a j Linneus controlled the rest of the ; game, beginning with the fourth Inning when Jones and HargravCE, scored. In the fifth, Tomlin hit a double and was advanced to third. Tietsort drove a long ball to center good for a triple and scored Tietsort. Reed hit the long ball of the game In this Inning receiving a home run for his efforts sc-finng Jenkins and Hosklns. The ;oston scored one run before the end of the name when Almond i got a 2-basc hit and scored Rice, [ The game ended, Linneus 14, New I Boston 5. The first game was not an example of the usual kind of good ; softball played during the tourna- j ment as the errors ran fast and | furious. Both gajnoes 'of the eve- | ning were allowed to go the full l seven innings due to a decision I made ty the tournament commit- j tee at the beginning of the eve- j

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 03 Jun 1957, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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