Saturday, October 27, 2012

Black Stockings Vs. Callender's Minstrels

The Black Sox will play the Callender Minstrel Club this afternoon at Sportsman's Park.  Before the game Callender's Minstrel band will give a grand concert.  Game will be called at 3:30 p.m.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, September 4, 1884

I gave you the ad for this game the other day and post this only because the Globe gave the starting nine for both the Black Stockings and Callender's Minstrels. 

For the Black Stockings: Johnson, pitcher; Hope, catcher; Rogers, first base; Jones, second base; Canter, short; Bracy, third base; Gardner, right field; Sutton, center field; Chouvau, left field.

For Callender's Minstrels: Adams, pitcher; Waters, catcher; Williams, first; Girard, second; Freeman, short; Smith, third; Wolf, right; Brown, center; Hawskins, left. 

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