Newspaper article about John Donaldson, the Colored House of David and the Avoca, Iowa Crann's Bluebirds Baseball Game.

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The article reads:

    The colored ball team known as the House of David won an interesting game against the Avoca boys Friday by a score of 12 to 7. In the ninth inning the score was 7 to 5 in favor of Avoca when a fly was hit to the field and in fielding the ball the fielder stepped into a low place, falling and breaking his leg just above the ankle. When the smoke cleared away the game was 7 to 7. It took ten innings to settle the game and the House of David ran in five runs in their half of the tenth. Too bad!
Avoca Journal Herald Article about John Donaldson