Tag: Tim Hurst

Apr 30

1897 Violence on the Field

1897 saw an increase in rowydism. None suffered more than the umpires. While the 1897 Mercer Ladies day riot has gotten some press there was one incident in Cincinnati that gets little mention. Cincinnati, Aug. 4. On account of threatening weather only two thousand persons witnessed today’s double header. In the first game Billy Rhines …

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May 01

Hurst Responds

What Tim Hurst says places a somewhat different version upon the affair, states the Cincinnati Enquirer. He says the glass which he threw into the crowd, and which struck Cartuyvelles, hit him upon the foot as it rolled over the ground. Tim also asserts that a second glass was hurled from the grand stand, and …

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