1918 Manitoba Game Reports      



(May 11)  In an exhibition game cut short by wind and rain, the Soldiers topped the Civilians 3-2. Hank Sigurdson held the Civilians to just two hits and struck oiut five in the five inning contest. Second baseman Thor Thorarinson led the winners with two hits, a triple and a double.

Craig (L) and Sheppard
Sigurdson (W) and Hudson

(May 13)   Hank Sigurdson fired a six-hit shutout and fanned 17 Monday in pitching the 1st Depot Battalion to a 13-0 trouncing of the 76th Battery in the final of the Military Baseball League.  Sigurdson, the Granites star hurler in civilian life, also starred at bat with three hits and four runs scored. Arthur Ransom, the Negro first baseman denied a chance to play in the Winnipeg Senior League, belted two doubles and a single for the winners. Shortstop Tompkins added three singles. Ransom also pulled off a highlight defensive play getting Russ Matthews, who had walked, on the hidden ball trick. Sigurdson had the outstanding start in spite of pitching Saturday in the exhibition game.

Sigurdson (W) and Thorarinson
Swanson (L), Shorey (2) and Hudson