On Wednesday afternoon at New Haven, the Yale freshmen won the second and last game of the series with the Harvard freshmen. The sky was overcast and there was no wind, but the number of spectators was very small. The game was interesting up to the eighth inning, when Harvard went to pieces.
For Yale Morrison, McClintock' Calhoun and Howard did the best fielding, and McClintock, Howard, Traver and Strait, the best batting. For Harvard, Slade did the best fielding.
Harvard was first at the bat and the first three men were quickly put out. For Yale, McClintock got his base on balls and came in on two wild throws and Wurtenburg's base hit. Wurtenburg stole second and came in on Bates' error. Howard got his base on balls, but was left on third. In the second, Bates made a base hit and Young got his base on balls, but the next three men went out. Strait got his base on Jones' failure to catch a fly, but was left on third.
In the third, Sabine, Codman and Slade were easily put out. Howard made a hit but was left on second.
In the fourth, Piper made a hit, stole second, and got in on two sacrifice hits of Bates and Young. Vila made a hit but was left on third. Strait made a two-base hit but was left on second base.
In the fifth, McLeod hit a hard ball which was well stopped by McClintock. Sabine fouled out, and Codman was put out at first. McClintock made a two-base hit and got his third on Wurtenburg's sacrifice, but was run out by Young when he attempted to steal home.
In the sixth, Slade got his base on balls, stole second and third but was thrown out at the plate. Bates got his base on balls, but was left there. Traver made a two-base hit and got home on Day's base hit. Day was thrown out at home. Strait made a single and got in on Morrison's hit. Wilson and McClintock were put out.
In the seventh, McLeod got his base on balls, stole second and third, and came home on Sabine's sacrifice. Wurtenburg reached first on Sabine's error, stole second, and got in on Calhoun's hit which was fumbled by Sabine. Calhoun was thrown out at home. Howard and Traver struck out.
In the eighth, Piper and Bates got bases on errors but were left there. Day got first on a missed third strike and came in on a wild throw. Strait got his base on balls, stole second, and came in on a wild throw. Morrison got his base on balls, and came in on a wild throw. Wilson struck out. McClintock made a hit, stole second, and got in on Wurtenburg's hit. Wurtenburg got in on Howard's hit. Calhoun filed out to Bates, and Traver to Slade.
In the ninth, Jones, McLeod and Sabine went out. The score:
A. B. R. 1B. T. B. P. O. A. E.
McClintock, 2b, 4 2 2 3 0 5 0
Wurtenburg, r. f. 5 3 1 1 2 0 0
Calhoun, s. s. 5 0 0 0 1 5 1