This day in baseball: One ball contest

On August 4, 1908, the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Brooklyn Superbas, 3-0, at Washington Park.  What is particularly of note about this contest is that the entire game was played with only one baseball.


Washinton Park in 1909 (Wikimedia Commons)

2 Comments on “This day in baseball: One ball contest”

  1. Steve Myers says:

    i don’t know what’s more amazing – the one ball, the three dirty ball runs, or that someone thought to mark down that only one ball was used.

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