Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain.
It was not long before I was struck with the idea that base ball was just the game for a national sport for Americans.
A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility.
Most Americans think Abner Doubleday invented the game but he had little or nothing to do with cricket.