Notwithstanding the blustering weather the Akrons and the Browns yesterday afternoon played the last game of their series. There was a good crowd out to witness the contest. The Browns appeared in a terribly crippled condition. In their strait Dan Morgan, of the Reds, was called on to do the pitching; Seward was sent behind the bat; Baker went to right, and McGinnis to center field, while McCaffrey was called in to play second base. In these positions the Browns made a very poor showing against the fine fielding and hard batting of the Akrons, who played a quiet, earnest game throughout. They will be here again, perhaps, later in the season, when the Browns will show them what they can do when their men are in anything like shape.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, August 30, 1881
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