An episode: A joyous youth, a ball of leather, careening lightly o’er the heather. Two hands outstretched, a ball descending; a flash, a blow, a cry heart-rending. A wounded youth, a ball of leather, both resting on the heath together.
Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Statistical Encyclopedia of North American Professional Sports: All Major League Teams and Major Non-Team Events Year by Year, 1876 through 2006 2nd ed. Edited by K. Michael Gaschnitz. McFarland, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: … Continued