New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

History of New Rockford- March 27, 2019

 

May 27, 2019



The June 6, 1902, “New Rockford Transcript” offered an opinion on the Minnewaukan baseball team. On May 30, New Rockford had played “the gentlemanly Carrington team,” but on June 3 they played in Minnewaukan against a team that exhibited “rottenness and ‘baby play.’” Most of the team from up north were a bunch of “bluffing, blatting hoodlums” who didn’t know how to play clean baseball. “Prune out your low-lived, dirty ball players, Minnewaukan” because they’re just “rag-chewing scalawags…”

In a separate article the paper said the Minnewaukan players began ...



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