Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The 1884 Maroons: No One Raised The Slightest Objection

The St. Paul Club faced the St. Louis Unions yesterday afternoon.  Brown, who pitched for the former, was suffering with a lame arm, and as a result he was hit hard all through the game.  After seven innings play, in which the St. Louis scored 14 runs to the St. Pauls 1, the umpire called the game so as to allow the St. Pauls time to catch the early train for the North.  No one raised the slightest objection to this proceeding, and the game ended...
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, October 14, 1884

Insert joke about the UA here. 

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