Sunday, March 21, 2010
The splendid pitching of Goldsmith, together with loose outfielding by Pike and Cuthbert, enabled the Tecumseh Club of [London, Ontario] to defeat the Browns today [10-9]...The Manager of the Browns offered Goldsmith liberal terms to join them for the balance of the season, which were refused.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, August 29, 1876
After finishing their series against the Chicagos, the Brown Stockings headed to Canada to play a few exhibition games as they worked their way to New York for a League game on September 5. In this particular game, they were down 9-6 before scoring three runs in the bottom of the eighth to tie it up. The Tecumsehs scored one in the top of the ninth to win it.
As I'm still a little bitter about the gold medal hockey game, I want you to know that it's taking a great deal of effort to refrain from taking shots at our Canadian friends.