The game at the Grand Avenue Park, yesterday afternoon, between the Browns and the Athletes of Chicago, resulted in a victory for the Browns, although the latter’s exhibition was the poorest of the year. The Game itself was dull and uninteresting, and the only redeeming feature was the hard hitting of Seward and Jack Gleason. Jack opened the game with a hit which landed the sphere on the left-center fence. Seward went four times to the bat and scored a three and a two base-hit, as well as a corking single. The Athletes are prettily uniformed and play a good game in the field, but at the bat are very weak.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, August 22, 1881
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