Monday, May 22, 2006

This Week in the California League, October 1-7, 1900

To get a better view of the Standings & Leaders, click on image.

Games this week were played on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7.

On Saturday at Rec Park, the Sacramento Brewers and San Francisco Wasps tied 7-7 in 12 innings, with Truck Eagan hitting his 6th home run. Sacramento got out to a 7-1 lead by the fifth inning, but Jay Hughes had two bad innings in which he gave up 6 runs before settling down again, giving up no runs or hits over the last three frames.

No game was play in Stockton, in favor of a Sunday double header.

At Stockton on Sunday, Stockton and Oakland split a doubleheader. Jack McCarthy went 4 for 5 to lead the Stockton club to an 11-7 win in the morning contest.

In the afternoon contest, Chief Borchers pitched a 0ne-hitter for Oakland, striking out 9 in a 3-1 win. George Harper took the loss, dropping his record to 9-17.

In the morning contest at Oakland, Tom Fitzpatrick of the Wasps faced Brick Devereaux, the Sacramento change pitcher. Devereaux made manager George Harper like a genius, pitching Gilt Edge to a 1-0 victory.

At San Francisco in the afternoon game, it was a back and forth game, with San Francisco coming out on top with 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th to take a 10-9 slugfest. Phil Knell struggled the whole game, but took the win.

What the Future Hold, I Think, I hope

I have been rather remiss with this project, so I have decided that I will post “This Week in the California League” twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, until I complete the 1900 season. I also hope to continue through the 1901 and 1902 California League seasons.


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