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In Years Past

May 10, 2014

In 1914, the game scheduled for the previous afternoon between the Jamestown Interstate League club and the Niagara University team had to be canceled on account of wet grounds. Although the sun came out before noon, the heavy drenching that the diamond received converted it into a sea of mud, making a game out of the question. Manager Lohr stated, however, that he would have a squad of men busy at work all afternoon, draining the field so that the game with St. Bonaventure College could be staged. This game would give the fans their first chance to see Lohr's bunch in action and they were in for a pleasant surprise. In spite of having but two days of outdoor practice, the players had worked faithfully in the big auditorium and were in shape to give a good account of themselves.



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