The season of match playing began today far from the local ball-field, with the
It must be admitted that
Alas, the Bostons lost their advantage quickly, when lanky twirler Snyder served up the sphere on a platter for Hannahan of Oakland, who clouted it over the wall for another two
Just when the game seemed lost, young Moss toed the dirt in the batters box and declared his presence again, smashing a drive out of the park to notch the equalizer in the top half of the final inning. It was his first-ever four-bagger for the major league club, and certainly one that will be recounted for years on both sides of the
The feat was even more impressive considering Moss was a late addition to the starting nine, after Ol’ Aches and Pains Drew became a late scratch. It seems he’s suffering from a bout of dreaded lumbago -- most likely caused by tight quarters during the long steamer trip overseas.
With both clubs recording four runs, a tenth inning had to be played. Again, Ramirez delivered a merciless blow to the old pill, sending it caroming off the out-field wall and allowing two more of his club-mates to round the bags. It proved to be the edge the Bostons needed to prevail on this day, a memorable opening day, from the faraway