C&P Drop 2 in Elkton

Elkton, MD - Playing at historic Elk Landing in Elkton, Maryland, the Chesapeake and Potomac lost two matches, one each, to the Elizabeth (NJ) Athletic Club and Flemington (NJ). The tallies for the matches were 22-6 and 20-8 respectively.

   In the first match the club played by the rules of 1864 base ball. C&P, facing Elizabeth for the first time in club history, put up a valiant effort but were out scored by a very good club. The second match saw C&P fall behind early 16-0 to Flemington, playing 1873 rules. C&P stormed back tallying 8 before ultimately falling 20-8.

   C&P welcomed 2 new muffins to the squad, Howard "Ivy" Berkof (who collected 3 hits on the day) and Roberto "Pony" Santiago (Who had a hit and a RBI in his debut). Steve "Scoop" Kahl and Rick "Hawk" Searle each had 4 hits, Mark "Stretch" McGery stole 5 bases, Jeff "Bucket" Turner drove in 2, Rich "Winfield" Saylor had 2 key hits and Joe "Hobbs" Kubofcik collected his second 3 bagger on the season.