Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The 1876 Reds Have A Nice Trip East

The St. Louis Reds returned home yesterday morning, via the reliable Vandalia Line. While away they played fifteen games, winning ten, losing four, and one being tied. Some of the clubs they had to contend against were first-class in every respect. The following is a record of the games played by them while away:

June 22-Reds vs. Indianapolis, at Indianapolis 6 to 3
24-Reds vs. Buckeye, at Columbus 2 to 3
26-Reds vs. Allegheny, at Allegheny (13 innings) 4 to 5
27-Reds vs. Braddock, at Pittsburg 7 to 5
29-Reds vs. Neshannock, at Newcastle 10 to 4
30-Reds vs. Juniata, at Hollidaysburg 7 to 4
30-Reds vs. Mountain City, at Altoona 15 to 3
July 1-Reds vs. Juniata, at Hollidaysburg 5 to 3
3-Reds vs. Active, at Reading 0 to 5
4-Reds vs. Philadelphia, at Philadelphia 11 to 0
10-Reds vs. Neshannock, at Newcastle 12 to 5
11-Reds vs. Allegheny, at Allegheny 12 to 8
12-Reds vs. Buckeye, at Columbus 4 to 4
13-Reds vs. Buckeye, at Columbus 0 to 8
14-Reds vs. Indianapolis, at Indianapolis, 1 to 0...

Up to yesterday the St. Louis Reds have played 41 games, winning 30, losing 10, and 1 being a tie. They have played, up to same time, fifteen single figure games, which is not a bad record, to say the least.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, July 16, 1876
Batting and fielding stats from the trip are at the top of the post.

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