Clipping:Force double play and scoring

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Date Sunday, June 10, 1866
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[bases loaded, one out] Martin and Smith made a fine double play, Brown and Zeittlein being left; Brown came near scoring his run any way, as he was home nearly at the same time Klein was put out, but as it was just after the second hand was out, instead of just before, the run did not count, as he then became a player running home when two hands were out, and the “striker” being put out, his run failed to count. In such cases as these the Umpire needs to watch the play closely...

Source New York Sunday Mercury
Submitted by Richard Hershberger
Origin Initial Hershberger Clippings

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