Philadelphia Times_1882-7-20_p4

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Philadelphia Times_1882-7-20_p4 - fifteen minutes. THE COLORED CLUB'S AITEABAXCE,...
fifteen minutes. THE COLORED CLUB'S AITEABAXCE, The - newly organized Orion Club, composed entirely of colored pHyers, made its first pub lic appearance at Recreation Park yesterday and were beaten by the Philadelphia nine by a score of 17 to 1. It lias been some years since a regularly organized colored nine has appeared in this city and yesterday's match was a decided novelty in its way. Fully two thousand people witnessed the game, one - third of them colored, and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves, as did the players. In 1871 the Williams Club, of this city, was considered the champion colored nine of the country and attracted large audiences. The Mutual, of Washington, a rival colored organization, visited this city in that year and played the Philadelphia nine. At the end ot the third inning the score was 3 to nothing, in favor of the visitors, but towards the close the homo nine did sonic terrific batting and won by a score of 17 to 6. lhe next day the Mutual played the Williams nine and the latter proved victorious, but the Washington ians claimed that Craver, the well - known player, who umpired, robbed them of the game. Since that time the base ball fever has been at a low ebb among the colored population, but judging from yester day s contest it will soon take a rise. The Orion lost the toss and were sent to the bat. Williams reached first base on called balls, stole second, to third on McDonnell's out and scored his run, amid the plaudits of four thousand hands, on Jackson's lone fly to Gardner. After this but two more of the Orion reached first base, one on called balls and one on a turn - ble by Moynahan. Neaglo's pitching bothered them. Not a safe hit was made and fourteen ssruck out. The audience was very partial to the colored nine and loudly applauded all their good plays, as well as some ground tumbling in which V. Fisher and Orr were conspicuous. The score follows : PHILADELPHIA. AB. R. IB. TB. TO. A. E. Straub.r.f 6 1 3 3 0 0 0 Latham,:!!) 5 3 2 3 2 2 0 Ixwis, c.f 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 McClollan, 2b 6 3 2 3 0 1 0 Movnahan s.s 6 2 2 2 0 0 1 Onrdner, l.f. 5 1 2 2 3 0 0 Keairle, p 5 3 2 2 0 16 0 Corkhill, lb 5 11 1 12 0 0 T. Maiming, c i 1 1 2 10 5 0 Total 4S 17 16 19 27 21 1 ORION. Williams, c 2 1 0 0 7 0 4 McDonnell, 2b Jackson, l.f. Forbes, s.s G. Fisher, l.f. Thompson, r.f. Orr, 3b Jones, lb 4 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 U W. Fisher, p 3 0 0 0 0 Total 28 1 0 0 27 16 13 INNINGS. 3 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 7 - 17 10000000 0 - 1 Fhilndelphin.. Orion Runs earned Philadelphia, 4. Two - base hits - Latham, McClellau, T. Manning. First base on errors Philadelphia, 7; Orion, 1. On called balls Latham, T. Mnnuinjr, Williams, 2. Left ou bases - Philadelphia, 6 ; Orion, 2. Struck out Orion, 14. Passed balls T. Manning, 1; Williams, 3. Wild Pitches Fisher, 3. Umpire William Curry, Burlington Club. Time of game One hour and lorty - livo minutes.

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  2. 20 Jul 1882, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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