The Independent (Hawarden Iowa) 12 Aug 1897
Tuesday's Ball Gixine, Twenty to six, with the score in -favor of -t wen ty- is the way- the stood at the end of nine in- game . 'tween" OrangxrCity-jind tire— home' team Tuesday afternoon on the Hawarden diamortd. The game was irretrievably lost in the third inning, when with only four singles Orange City crossed the home plate seven times. Three bases orrlmlls and three -passed -balls did the business. Humiliation was added to the dcfeTf~irT~fHc ninth when Orange City siuo-wed O <J C~?fT} the ball for. .a total of eighteen bases and added eleven more notches to the scorer's fence rail. Aside from these two innings it was a pretty game and both teams did good work at times. The feature of the game was "Kelly's" wonderful batting. It- was like "Casey at the bat/' A return game will be played at Orange City Monday when our boys hope to retrieve their laurels.