The colored ball tossers, the Black Stockings and the Athletics, played a game yesterday morning at Compton Avenue Park, the Black Stockings winning by a score of 20 to 2.-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, June 2, 1884
Would it have killed the Globe to give us a box score? In their June 2nd issue, they published a box score for a game between two American Association reserve teams, a game involving the Lucas Amateurs and some random game between clubs from Akron and Evansville, as well as the Maroons game. They also published a couple of paragraphs on a muffin game in Mexico, Missouri. But they give the Black Stockings one sentence.