Saturday, February 7, 2009

Baseball At St. Charles

The St. Charles Brown Stockings Base Ball Club has organized by selecting J. Constain, President; J. Prichett, Treasurer; Ruf. Easton, Recording Secretary; J. Hug, Corresponding Secretary and Field Captain. Players-J. Hug, pitcher; William Boyce, catcher; G. Hecker, short stop; William Gross, first base; Charles Gates, left field; J. Devine, center field; A. Mertens, right field. A subscription has been made up by citizens for the purchase of the necessary outfit. The Brown Stockings were defeated on Sunday by the St. Louis Lone Stars. The Browns are endeavoring to charter a train to go to Wentzville next Sunday and play the club there.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, July 13, 1875

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