He did something he had never done to another ballist
before, he apologized for his actions.
To a person, the ballists
of the Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball are outgoing individuals who willingly give their time to promote and interpret the history of mid 19th-century base ball.
Shkljzen Meta from fan group "Ballists
," said they are used to such chanting.
In less than three days Nazis and Ballists
would wreak havoc in the pastoral life of my village.
It's a big city by Albanian standards, even in 1940, which is why the Italians and Greeks and Germans, the right-wing Ballists
and the left-wing partisans are so hot to play musical chairs with it.
In June 1886 the Bismarck Tribune editorialized "Batting seems to be the great and paramount qualification for the base ballists
now instead of the old fashioned idea of good fielding, good catching and throwing gaining glory.
Paul Daily Globe, "Enjoining Base Ballists
," July 8, 1884; Minneapolis Tribune, "They Don't Like Base Ball, and, Therefore, Petition for an Injunction Restraining the Ball Club," July 8, 1884.
The articles based on the Stanton account bore such benign titles as "Female Base Ballists," "Feminine Base Ball Players," and "Base Ball Notes." The articles based on the anonymous source were a bit more descriptive, using titles like, "The Last [latest] Sporting Sensation: A Female Base Ball Club at Peterboro," "Remarkable Female Base Ball Match--Something New," "Ladies Playing Ball," and "Women as Base-Ball Players."
(43.) "Central New York News: Madison County," Syracuse (NY) Daily Journal, August 12, 1868, 6; "Female Base (Ballists," New York Sun, August 13, 1868, 1; "Gleanings," Buffalo Evening Courier & Republic, August 13, 1868; Cincinnati Daily Gazette, August 14, 1868, 2; "Feminine Base Ballists," New York Clipper, August 15, 1868, 149; "Base Ball Notes," New York Herald, August 16, 1868, 7; "Local and County Matters: Feminine Base Ball Players," Madison Observer (NY), August 16, 1868; and "Mail Gleanings," Philadelphia Inquirer, August 17,1868, 2.
In March 1886 the Southern League of Colored Base Ballists
was formed by Jacksonville, Florida, politician and newspaperman John Menard.
By fielding a team composed wholly of professional ballists
, the Cincinnati Red Stockings tidily vanquished the best of not only the Brooklyn clubs but also nines from all across the land for the entire 1869 season.
Blacking out on a twentieth-century Amtrak platform on his way back west from his father's funeral in Cleveland, Sam finds himself on a train with the famous "base ballists
," as they call themselves, and becomes fast friends with the team's left fielder, Andy Leonard, the Huck Finn--like brother of Gait.