1907 Manitoba Game Reports      


North Stars of Trinity Link

(August 24)  In the final games of the regular schedule, Y.M.C.A. trounced Shamrocks 8-1 and the Lyceums got a run in the bottom of the ninth to edge the North Stars 3-2. 

George Bedford tossed a three-hitter for the YMCA victory with five strikeouts and a single free pass to best N.Bell of the Shamrocks who gave up six hits. Bedford and McNaughton each had two hits for the winners.

N.Bell (L) and Still
Bedford (W) and Sheppard

Frank Roche was a pitching and hitting star as the Lyceums pulled out the 3-2 triumph. He hurled a four-hitter with nine strikeouts in his mound duties. At the plate, he swatted a single in the first inning to knock in two runs then, in the ninth doubled and came around to score the winning run.

Tait (L) and Harkness
F.Roche (W) and Rosasco

(August 31)  In a sudden-death playoff for the league pennant Saturday, Y.M.C.A. crushed Lyceums 8-3, taking the lead with four runs in the third inning and coasting to the win. The Association collected ten hits, three by catcher Sheppard, and two apiece by McNaughton, Stein and Jackson. George Bedford held the losers to four hits.

F.Roche (L) and Rosasco
Bedford (W) and Sheppard

(September 4)  In an exhibition match, the Winnipeg Maroons of the professional Northern-Copper Country League squeezed out a 5-4 win over the Winnipeg City League All-Stars. Maroons needed a pair of runs in the ninth to secure the triumph. Trailing the amateurs 4-3, Eddie Gilday, the right-fielder, led off the final frame with a double and scored the tying run on Jack Bushleman's hit to right. Pete King's hit brought in the winner. Ed Giencke Giencke picked up the win in relief.

Bedford (L) and Sheppard
Herr, Giencke (W) (5) and Crisp

(September 5)  With Billy Tait in the box for the amateurs, the City League All-Stars upset the Winnipeg Maroons in the second game of an exhibition series. Tait held the professionals to seven hits in besting "Chesty" Cox of the Maroons. Cox and "Doc" Voss each had three hits for the losers.

Tait (W) and Rosasco
Cox (L) and Voss


Gilbert Plains

(June 10)   In the opening game of the Northern Manitoba Baseball League, visiting Gilbert Plains jumped into a huge lead with eight runs in the first two innings en route to an 11-4 slaughter of Grandview before a crowd of 600 at the new ball grounds. Snavely walked the first two batters and several fielding errors later, the game was all but lost. Catcher Voss and J.G. Cory, the centre fielder, led the Plains attack each with two hits and two scores. Wills, the winning pitcher, held Grandview to just five safeties.

Wills (W) and Voss
Snavely (L) and Edmunds

(June 12)   Grandview bounced back from their opening game defeat to down Dauphin 4-1 as Cameron racked up 13 strikeouts and had a shutout until the ninth when Dauphin got its lone counter.

Cameron (W) and Edmunds
Hutchinson (L) and Neil'

(June 17)   Out-hit 15 to 5, Dauphin capitalized on five walks and seven errors to top Grandview 7-6 on a cold and damp evening on the Grandview grounds.  Cameron, who gave up just the five hits, fanned 13 for the second time in a week. Hutchinson and White pitched for the winners.  Beatty had four hits for Grandview and Fitzgerald and Cameron each contributed three.

Hutchinson, White and Gunning
Cameron (L) and Edmunds

(June 19)  On Wednesday, playing before a home crowd, Gilbert Plains defeated Grandview 8-2. Owens punched out two hits for the winners and scored three times. Wills added two hits and two scores. Beatty had two safeties for Grandview. Smith picked up the mound victory scattering seven hits while Cameron took the loss, yielding eight hits while racking up 12 strikeouts. Smith fanned seven.

(July 1)  The ball tournament was the feature of the Dominion Day celebration at Dauphin. Grandview took top prize defeating Gilbert Plains 14-2 and Dauphin 9-6. Dauphin took the consolation event, 6-2 over Gilbert Plains.

(July 3)   Dauphin built up a 5-0 lead then held off a seventh inning rally by Grandview to post a 5-3 win Wednesday in the tenth game of the N.M.B.L. schedule. J.White had a shutout for Dauphin until the seventh when the home club broke loose for three.

J.White (W) and Gunning
Cameron (L) and Rawson

(July 10)   In the best game of the season at Dauphin, the home club shaded Grandview 2-1 before a crowd of 500 enthusiastic fans. Dauphin took a 2-0 lead with runs in the second and sixth innings and held the visitors scoreless until the ninth.  E.White tossed a six-hitter with nine strikeouts to pace the winners while Koopman took a tough loss giving up just four hits, two by Kelly the second baseman.

Koopman (L) and Edmunds
E.White (W) and Gunning

(July 16)   Hometown Grandview delighted their crowd of 500 erupting for four runs in the seventh inning to defeat Gilbert Plains.

Wills (L), Healey (7) and Voss
Koopman (W) and Edmunds

(July 17)   E.White twirled an outstanding game, allowing just two hits, as Dauphin blanked Gilbert Plains 4-0. Wills yielded six hits in taking the loss.

E.White (W) and Gunning
Wills (L) and Voss

(July 19)   Grandview had a runner thrown out at the plate in the ninth inning and dropped a 2-1 decision to Gilbert Plains. The home nine got on the scoreboard in the first inning as Bradigan singled, stole second and scored on a hit by Voss. Plains added another in the fourth as Wills singled and Cory's long fly ball to centre field fell in as Wills scampered all the way home. Grandview got a runner to third in the seventh but failed the score and had a runner picked off at third in the eighth.  In the ninth, Koopman singled, stole second and third and scored on a hit by Vance who reached third and tried to come home on a short hit by Rawson but was thrown out at the plate.

xxx and xxx
xxx and Voss

(August 12)    Helped by six Dauphin errors Monday, Grandview won 5-2 as Koopman scattered seven hits. fanned five and walked just one. Brockbank and O'Toole each punched out two hits for the winners. Gilday and Cinnamon had two apiece for Dauphin.

E.White (L) and Gunning
Koopman (W) and Edmunds

(August 13)  Arenson had a tough first inning but settled down to pitch Gilbert Plains to a victory over Grandview. Three baggers by Wills and Bradigan sparked the Plains' attack. Art "Kid" Miller pulled in two long flies in right field.

Cameron (L) and Edwards
Arenson (W) and Voss

(August 14)    In another outstanding game at Dauphin, the home club scored in the first inning and that ended the scoring as Dauphin pulled out the win, 1-0. Gilday reached first, as Wills, the Gilbert Plains hurler fumbled the ball, stole second and scored on a wild throw by first sacker Corrigan. The pitching of J.White was the feature of the day. He allowed just one hit and struck out nine.

Willis (L) and Voss
J.White (W) and Dunning

(August 15)   In another well-pitched contest, Koopman held Gilbert Plains to three hits as Grandview produced a 3-0 shutout. The winners cracked out ten hits, two each by Brockbank, Edmunds, Beatty and Thorn, the first four hitters in the winners' lineup. 

Arenson (L) and Voss
Koopman (W) and Edmunds

(August 19)   Dauphin scored a pair in the top of the first inning and led all the way in an 8-3 win over Gilbert Plains. They received a five-hitter by J.White who whiffed eight. Finch led a 1-hit attack with three safeties.

J.White (W) and Gunning
Arenson (L) and Voss

(August 20)  Playing at Grandview, Dauphin parlayed seven hits and five Grandview errors, into an 8-3 triumph. E.White twirled a five-hitter for the win.

E.White (W) and Gunning
Koopman (L) and Edmunds

(August 22)   Grandview broke a 1-1 tie with a three-run seventh inning and held on for a 4-2 victory over Gilbert Plains.  Koopman fired a three-hitter for the win besting Haley of the Plains. Shortstop Beattie paced a ten-hit attack by the winners with four safeties.

Koopman (W) and Edmunds
Haley (L) and Voss

Dauphin         13 - 8
Gilbert Plains  12 - 9
Grandview        4 - 16

(August 30)    The Dauphin ball club, winners of the Northwest Manitoba Baseball League, were presented with the Harrington Cup Wednesday by Mayor Harney. The presentation was made in the Town Hall and was followed by a most successful dance.

Captain Gunning received the trophy on behalf of the team. Gilday was the team's leading hitter for the season with a .317 average, topping Gunning, at .294.

Gilday      .317
Gunning     .294
Kelly       .280
E.White     .272
J.White     .238
Cinnamon    .231
Lawrie      .181
Finch       .173
Spiesman    .166
Tomlin      .157