Clipping:Calling balls when balks should have been called; an early base on balls
|Add a Clipping|
|Date||Wednesday, June 8, 1864|
[Eckford vs. the field, ten on a side, 6/7/1864] The Eckfords first went to the bat, and by a mistake of the umpire, who called balls on the pitcher when he should simply have called baulks, their first striker had to take his first base.
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|