News: April 2008 Archives

Elkton, MD - The second annual Maryland/New Jersey challenge saw the C&P take on a newly formed nine, the Newark Eurekas, from Newark, New Jersey and a familiar foe in the Flemington Neshanock, NJ nine.

   In the first match the club played by the rules of 1864 base ball, C&P took on the Newark Nine. Newark outhit the C&P and dropped them 15-3. Scoop, who was perfect at the dish all day, collected 2 hits and new addition Ox added 3.

   The second game was the longest in C&P history, lasting 3 hours. Unfortunately, the C&P fell in an 1873 match to the Neshanock, 36-29. C&P had several players who collected multiple hits, icluding Zag, Ivy, Ox, Hobbs, Buckeye, Moon, Rock, Stretch, and Trotter. Cobb made the defensive play of the day, turning a double play on a beautifully caught ball in the right garden.