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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, May 17, 1922

NEWCASTLE TEAM AND OTHERS Lower row, reading left to right: Manager Orr, High. Whipple, Marberry, Gilbert, Howard. Middle row, Kunkle, Pintar, McCoy, Knoblauch, John. Top row, Gilbert, Walmsley (Bulletin correspondent), Evans, secretary of the team. The boy in front is E. Veighmann, mascot. The above team was the one that appeared to play Black Diamond on Sunday, May 7, when the game had to be postponed on account of rain. Coker was added on last Sunday.

NEWCASTLE TEAM AND OTHERS
Lower row, reading left to right: Manager Orr, High. Whipple, Marberry, Gilbert, Howard. Middle row, Kunkle, Pintar, McCoy, Knoblauch, John. Top row, Gilbert, Walmsley (Bulletin correspondent), Evans, secretary of the team. The boy in front is E. Veighmann, mascot. The above team was the one that appeared to play Black Diamond on Sunday, May 7, when the game had to be postponed on account of rain. Coker was added on last Sunday.

THE LINE UP

Black Diamond Newcastle
Mulberger ss Pintar ss
Curtis 1b High 1b
Blair lf John lf
Hunton cf Kunkle rf
Chambers 3b McCoy 2b
Hydorn p Barrett c
Shears 2b Knoblauch 3b
Bowen c Coker cf
McDonald rf Whipple p

It seemed for a little while, during Sunday’s baseball game between Black Diamond and Newcastle as though the latter were about to humble the Diamond’s laurels in the dust.

Newcastle waded into the contest by smacking out a run in the very first inning, causing the Black Diamonders to glance at each other and wonder what was coming next.

Whipple, pitcher for Newcastle—and he is a real pitcher—handled himself like a conqueror, when his turn came to go into the box, and smiles of delight spread among his rooters as the balls whizzed over the plate, untouched by the batters of the opposition. (more…)

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