1900 BRITISH COLUMBIA
(June 28) Trailing 11 to 8, Nanaimo erupted for 12 runs in the sixth inning to take a 20-16 slugfest over Vancouver at Nanaimo. The teams combined for 41 hits, 36 runs and 17 errors, 13 by Vancouver, six by second baseman Billy Holmes. Catcher O'Connor led the winners with two doubles, three singles and five runs. Ashman added four hits, three of them two-baggers, and four runs. Holmes was best for Vancouver with four hits and three scores. Every batter in the game, but one, had at least one hit.
Harvie (L) and McMillan
Spargo (W) and O'Connor
(July 21) In a wild finish, Vancouver shaded Nanaimo 13-12 Saturday at the Powell Street Grounds. Dan McMillan's three-run double highlighted a seven-run uprising in the bottom of the ninth which brought Vancouver from a 12-6 deficit to the victory. Third sacker Pero smacked four hits and scored four times for the winners who overcame 11 errors to register the triumph.
Case, Spargo (L) (7) and O'Connor
Harvie (W) and McMillan
(August 23) In an item in the August 23rd edition of the Vancouver World, the paper showed support for one of the Vancouver players under the headline of "Most Unfair".
The members of the Vancouver Baseball Club are indignant, and justly so, at an unfair and uncalled for attack on Billy Holmes, the club's short stop, which was written over the misnomer, Fair Play, and published in a morning paper. Billy Holmes has done more for the interest of the American game in this city than any other player. He has spent much time and money also in arranging matches, and has instilled life into the club. Holmes puts up good ball notwithstanding any statement to the contrary.