The Great Game Of the season, that is, to the people of St. Louis, will come off, weather permitting, next Thursday afternoon, when the nine that Chicago has been boasting of all the winter will play our Brown Stockings on the Grand Avenue park.
We can tell after the game is over as well as any one else which side wins the game, but predictions as to the probable result would be idle. We can only express our confidence in the nine selected to represent us in the contest. Their splendid physical condition, steady earnest play and mutual reliance one upon the other are qualities that if persevered in, will prove triumphant over stronger nines than our sister city has got together.
Person desiring to avoid the rustle at the gates can purchase tickets at the base ball headquarters for any of the championship games the coming week.
-St. Louis Republican, May 2, 1875
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