Yale, 4; Harvard, 1.

Two years ago Camp pitched for Yale against Harvard, and was knocked out of his position in six innings, and that, too, though he had been in practice during the whole season. Yesterday he came up as a substitute pitcher, without previous practice, and Harvard made two hits off his delivery, one of which was a scratch. When we have said this we have told the story of the game, and at the same time we have indicated the fatal weakness of this year's Harvard nine.

The gathering clouds kept many from coming to yesterday's game, and only about 500 spectators were on the grounds. The game was called for 3 o'clock, but just before this a heavy shower came up, and delayed the game for half an hour. Yale came first to the bat. The wet grass made the ball slippery, and Winslow was obliged to give Hubbard his base on balls. A wild pitch sent him to third, and Griggs' fly to centre let him score, giving Yale her first run. Harvard did not score in the first inning, but in the second Crocker reached first on Griggs' fumble, went to second on another fumble by the same player of a ball from Winslow's bat, and came home on a wild pitch.

Neither side scored again till the eighth inning, and the intervening innings were dull and uninteresting in the extreme, being redeemed only by the magnificent pitching of Winslow, who, although playing his first game for the season, displayed wonderful skill and coolness. In the second inning, while the ball was still slippery and hard to handle, after pitching Carpenter five poor balls, he sent in six balls in succession true over the plate, compelling Carpenter to knock fouls on three of them, and striking out on the other three.

Until the seventh inning but one hit was made off his delivery and after that but five more were added. In the eighth, Hopkins knocked a three baser over right field fence. It was a block ball and Hopkins came home on it. Harvard excelled in pitching, as the score shows. Allen did magnificent work behind the bat, Coolidge and Baker had little to do but they did that little well, while the out-field played a beautiful game throughout, Crocker doing especially good work while Lovering and Le Moyne caught some particularly difficult flies. For Yale, Camp and Hopkins played most of the game. Hubbard was not at his best and neither were Griggs and Terry. The features of the game were the pitching of Winslow, the brilliant fly catch by Lovering in the eighth inning, the base running of Crocker and the third base play of Hopkins. The score :


A.B. R. 1B. T.B. P.O. A. E.

Coolidge, 2b. 4 0 0 0 1 4 0

Baker, s.s. 4 0 0 0 1 1 0

Lovering, r.f. 3 0 0 0 1 0 0

Smith, 1b. 4 0 0 0 9 0 1

Allen, c. 4 0 1 1 6 0 1

Crocker, c.f. 4 1 1 1 3 0 1

Winslow, p. 3 0 0 0 1 5 2

Beaman, 3b. 3 0 0 0 1 3 1

Le Moyne, l.f. 3 0 0 0 4 0 1