The St. Louis and Chicago clubs will play four matches between the 1st and 20th of May. The first two will be in Chicago...
Dicky Pearce of the professional nine has been confined to the house the past week by a severe attack of bronchitis. He was out yesterday...
The professionals have been by the weather kept to gymnasium and pedestrian exercises. They are chaffing like thoroughbreds for a dry turf and mild weather, to go to leather hunting.
The Empires of this city are getting up a good nine wherewith to retain their hold on the amateur championship, and Maynard, a new arrival from Brooklyn, will probably pitch for them...
Mr. A. Blong has gone to Philadelphia to look after the interests of the Red Stockings and will act as their delegate on the admission of the club into the Professional association.
-St. Louis Republican, February 28, 1875
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