1920 Game Reports BC Interior      

1920 Vancouver, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley 
1920 BC Interior 
1921 Vancouver Island   


(May 24)  Playing at Kaslo Monday as the highlight of the lake city's Victoria Day celebrations, Nelson's senior baseball team trounced the host nine 14-5, running up a 13-1 lead before Kaslo broke loose with four runs in the ninth.  Nelson put the game away early with three runs in the second inning and six more in the third. In the second Dill knocked in two runs with a double, stole a base and scored the third run. He singled, stole another bag and scored in the third. Hugh O'Neil, the winning pitcher, drove in two with a double in the big third frame. Kaslo cracked three two-baggers, by Willey, Linguard and Garland, in the ninth.

H.O'Neil (W) and E.O'Neil
F.Sutherland (L) and R.Garland

(June 3)   The home squad put on a power show Thursday belting six home runs as Trail crushed Nelson 14-4 before a large and noisy crowd. McIntyre and Ray Maze each smacked a pair of long balls with Donaldson and McPeak each with one circuit clout.  Maze led the winners with four hits. Trail scored three times in the first inning and were never threatened. Patton held Nelson to eight hits and registered six strikeouts.

E.O'Neil (L), Buchanan and H.O'Neil
R.Patton (W) and M.McIntyre

(June 20)   In Intermediate baseball action Sunday afternoon, Rossland erupted for nine runs in the fourth inning and went on to trounce the Trail Intermediates 15 to 7. Trail had taken a 4-1 lead in the first inning and held a 5-2 advantage before the visitors went on a hitting spree.

Michaley (W) and H.Singer
G.Hadfield (L), C.Scanlon and M.Marshall

(June 23)   The visiting Trail seniors spotted Nelson a run in the first inning and another in the third, then launched their potent offense to whip the home nine 9-2 Wednesday. Morgan, Patton, McIntyre and McPeak each plated a pair of runs. Morrish handled the mound work for the winners besting Ed Langill of Nelson.

Morrish (W) and McIntyre
Langill (L) and Lucia

(July 1)   Nelson thrilled a large home crowd Thursday scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge Creston 10-9 to highlight the Dominion Day program at Nelson.  The home squad had taken the lead, 8-7, with a run in the bottom of the eighth stanza. However, Creston rebounded in the top of the ninth to notch a pair to go ahead 9-8.  With one out, Pickering rapped a single and stole second, going to third on an error. Ed Langill smacked a double to bring in the tying run and then scored the winner himself. 

C.Maxwell, Dunn (L) (8) and R.Telford
Ed Langill (W) and xxx

(July 11)    Nelson and Creston battled to a 6-6 draw Sunday at Creston. 

Dressing on the boat as they neared Kootenay landing the local team proceeded straight to the ball grounds at Creston, played the match with their opponents three runs ahead in the first inning, disposed of the ample refreshments provided by the local people between innings, evened up the last score in the last inning, and just caught the train in time for the return journey. (Nelson News, Monday July 12,1920}

Ed Langill and Lindstrom
R.Telford and C.Maxwell

(July 18)   In an Intermediate contest at Recreation Park at Rossland, the local nine defeated Trail 8-3 before a large crowd. Clyde Michaley pitched for the winners.

Scanlon (L) and M.Marshall
C.Michaley (W) and H.Singer.

(July 21)   Colville, Washington, outclassed hosting Nelson Wednesday downing the locals 7-2 at the Recreation Ground diamond. The teams traded runs in the second inning as the visitors got on the scoreboard first as Tremblay singled to plate Warnli, who had reached with a one-bagger. Nelson got doubles by Notman and Svoboda to event things at 1-1. Colville jumped ahead with four runs in the third. Wyatt's double scored one run and Wyatt came home on singles by E. Rogers and J. Rogers. Warnli singled to bring in another and Prinsen's single notched the fourth run of the frame. Butts scored for Colville in the fourth and J. Rogers wrapped up their scoring in the sixth. The lone Nelson run came on a homer by Notman in the eighth.

B.Snody (W) and xxx
Ed Langill (L) and xxx