Thursday, April 19, 2012

The 1884 Maroons: Calling It A Draw

The game of ball to-day between Kansas City and the St. Louis Unions resulted in a drawn game, ten innings being played, with the score 8 to 8, and as both teams are to play in St. Louis tomorrow, they were compelled to call it a draw in order to make the train.  It was a very exciting game, the home team having the game won several times, the champions never being in the lead after the first inning.  It was lost through pure hard luck, although the St. Louis team outbatted their opponents.  The features of the game were a home run by Whitehead in the third inning when a man was on first base, resulting in two earned runs, and the brilliant infield work of Dunlap, Turbidy and Berry...
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, July 31, 1884

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