The article reads:
Darkytown a Winner.
A dark cloud descended upon Redfield last Friday, in the shape of Brown's minstrel troupe,
a dark hued combination of footlight entertainers and baseball players. They gave a couple of
very creditable performances Friday and Saturday evenings They were matched for a ball game
on the afternoon of each day, but a rain Friday put a stop to the exhibition that day, and it would
have been more merciful had another storm intervened Saturday. The weather clerk sent out good
weather, however, and the locals were sacrificed by score of 10 to 0. It might have been worse
had the darkies not been kindheartd enough to leave the pickedup Redfield nine some shreds of
Another article about the same game appeared in another local paper:
Geo. Rardin caught for Redfield in a game of ball at that place last Saturday, agianst
the Tennessee Rats. Charles Ireland was down with him. The Rats defeated Redfield 10 to 0.