The University baseball team lost to Holy Cross for the second time this season Saturday afternoon by the score of 9 to 8, in an exciting game, the result of which was undecided until the last inning. In the sixth inning Harvard had a lead of three runs, the score standing 6 to 3, but in the next inning, when Castle was substituted for Coburn, Holy Cross made four runs. The University team, however by making two runs in the last part of the seventh, again took the lead, but the opposing team won the game in the last inning by an opportune two-base hit which scored two men.
Although defeated, the University team played a very satisfactory game. The fielding was consistently good and several brilliant plays were made, especially by the outfield. Kernan excelled in this respect, for he made three difficult catches of long flies, at least one of which would have been good for a home run. In batting the men showed an encouraging amount of confidence, and hit the ball hard. Leonard's home run and Kernan's two hits, one of which started a fine rally in the seventh inning, were the features for the University team.
Coburn's pitching was a little unsteady for the first two innings and the opposing team made three runs. For the next four, however, until he was Holy Cross, first at bat, made one run in the first inning, when Hoey hit past Matthews, was advanced by Reilly and scored on Carrigan's single. In this The score:
Holy Cross, first at bat, made one run in the first inning, when Hoey hit past Matthews, was advanced by Reilly and scored on Carrigan's single. In this The score: