26 April 1904, Tuesday Evening, rain

No action today; rain all around the association.

Given a spare moment, an industrious scribe will analyze, and so our scribe does.

The millers, he sez,  have been “larruping” the ball – over ten and a half hits per game, which is a lot more than anyone would have predicted.

(Of course, too early to tell.)

Most of the fielding errors we’ve seen so far are on account of the weather, he sez — numbed fingers making it difficult to hang onto the ball.

Captain Fox

Captain Fox

Also: these boys are as fast as lightning.

Also: Captain Fox was confined to bed yesterday, but is expected to play today.

“Change of water was responsible for his indisposition.”

Seriously.

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