There is every indication that the base ball match to-day, old Probs permitting, will be as exciting as was that of Thursday. The Whites are confident that they will retrieve their reputation, and those who count upon a repetition of the Waterloos of Thursday will be sadly disappointed. "Chicagos" come only at re intervals, and any one at all familiar with the records of the best clubs, knows that there is nothing more uncertain than base ball. The most marked feature of the Thursday game was the inability of the Whites to bat Bradley. Whether they can improve much in their treatment of him in the ine innings to-day, remains to be seen. The probabilities are that, being more familiar, they can bat him better. Certainly they can do no worse...
Popular feeling, of course, runs high and strong upon the Browns. Those who saw the first game can hardly conceive it possible that the second can have any but a successful ending for St. Louis. A careful examination of the base ball records of professional games shows, however, that if St. Louis is beaten to-morrow, it has only met with the same kind of luck that has generally attended those clubs accomplishing the extraordinary feat of a "Chicago..."
It is probable that the crowd at the match to-day will be as large as on Thursday. Parties intending to go will avoid great trouble and delay by procuring tickets at the base ball headquarters on Olive, near Eighth, before going out. In order to get a good seat it will be absolutely necessary to go early. The game will begin at 4 P.M. sharp, at the Grand avenue park. Parties arriving at that hour will probably view the game from a standing position.
-St. Louis Republican, May 8, 1875
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