Clipping:The home club chooses the ball
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|Date||Sunday, August 8, 1869|
[Cincinnatis vs. Forest City of Rockford 7/31/1869] On July 31, the Cincinnatis against visited Rockford, and this time, the Rockford Club having choice of the ball, used a lively rubber ball, and the result was a tedious four-hour contest, which was marked only by heavy batting and alleged muffin play on both sides...
|Source||New York Sunday Mercury|
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|