Clipping:Von der Ahe proposes a tour to Australia
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|Date||Wednesday, March 14, 1888|
[from an interview of Von der Ahe] after having looked the ground over, I have about concluded that a trip to Australia would be a better one than a trip to England. The winters there are open and we could play the game all the season around. My idea would be to start from here at the close of the regular season, visiting the leading cities of the South and Mexico, and then go on to San Francisco, stopping a various points en route. From San Francisco we would go by steamer to Australia. Such a trip would introduce the game to thousands who have never yet seen it. The Sporting Life March 14, 1888, quoting the St.
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|