1908 Game Reports / Alberta     



(July 13)    Charlie Crist fired a four-hitter as the Young Liberals shaded YMCA 6-4. Centre fielder Pascoe led the winners with three hits. He also scored twice.

Mantelle, Davison and Richards
Crist (W) and Fidler

(July 14)   Combining their seven hits with five errors by the Young Men's Club and eight free passes, the YMCA notched an easy 9-0 victory as Weir pitched a six-hitter for the shutout.

Kirkham (L), Orr and Tait
Weir (W) and Burnett

Liberals      7 - 2
St. Mary's    4 - 3
Y.M.C.A       5 - 5
Y.M.C.        4 - 5
Wholesalers   1 - 6

(July 20)    St. Mary's was outhit, 14 to 10, and made nine errors, but managed to edge the lowly Wholesalers 12-11 by building up a big lead and holding off a late challenge.  Trailing 12 to 6, the cellar-dwellers scored one in the seventh and four in the eighth to draw to within one, but reliever Jimmy Hiseler got a three-pitch strikeout to end the threat. Hiseler, who started at second base, led the winners with three hits. Lockhart, the Wholesalers' shortstop, had three for the losers.

Daniels (W), Hiseler (8) and Rouleau
Wark (L) and Barton

(July 21)    Again, St. Mary's got a big early lead and held off a late rally to notch another with, this time 7-5 over the Liberals. They took a 5-0 lead in the second inning and added singletons in the seventh and eighth. Jimmy Hiseler pitched and batted St. Mary's the the triumph, holding the Libs to eight hits while knocked out a double and two singles.  He compiled nine strikeouts and walked just one.

Hiseler (W) and Rouleau
Bill Donnelly (L) and Fidler

Liberals      8 - 3
St. Mary's    7 - 3
Y.M.C.A       5 - 5
Y.M.C.        4 - 5
Wholesalers   1 - 7

(July 30)   The Calgary Wholesalers had just a half inning to enjoy their success.  After their three runs in the top of the first inning in was all downhill as the Liberals exploded for six in their half of the first, then piled it on to win 21-10 in a six-inning affair. Wholesalers gave it away making 13 errors and giving up 14 hits and seven walks. Hoar, the centre fielder led the onslaught with four hits, two of them doubles, and four runs. Charlie Crist, who alternated with Bill Donnelly on the mound, cracked a home run.

Thompson (L) and Wark
Donnelly, Crist and Sloper

(August 6)    Two big innings carried the first place Young Liberals to an 8-5 win over second place St. Mary's.  They got four in the first inning and three more in the fourth. Charlie Crist survived seven hits to got the eight inning route for the win besting Jimmy Hiseler, also with a seven-hitter. Guay, the third sacker, led the winners with a triple and single and three runs. Hiseler had three hits for the losers.

Hiseler (L) and Connell
Crist (W) and Fidler

Liberals     11 - 3
St. Mary's    7 - 4
Y.M.C.A       5 - 5
Y.M.C.        4 - 5
Wholesalers   1 - 11

(August 15)    With an 8-4 victory over the Young Men's Club, the Young Liberals clinched the city championship Saturday afternoon.  Charlie Crist was the winning hurler yielding seven hits with seven strikeouts and no free passes. Left fielder F. Tarrant clicked for three hits to led a 10-hit attack.

Crist (W) and Fidler
Kirkham (L) and Pearson and Tait

(August 18)     The YMCA broke loose for four runs in the first inning and coasted to a 12-4, six-inning, triumph over St. Mary's.  Eight errors, three by Anderson at shortstop, hurt the losers.  Weir allowed eight hits in going the route for the pitching victory and helped the attack with a pair of hits. Fridel and Davidson also contributed two hits apiece.

Weir (W) and Burnett
Hiseler (L), Sparrow (2) and Rouleau