Perfect Game Scorecard, Cleveland, June 12, 1880
Baseball history photo: Perfect Game Scorecard, Cleveland, June 12, 1880. Viewing the "No." it can be seen that the scorer for Cleveland assigned his player's positions as follows: A - First Base; B - Second Base; C - Third Base; H - Catcher; L - Left Field; M - Centre Field; P - Pitcher; R - Right Field and S - Shortstop. Note that for the first out in the fifth inning first baseman Bill Phillips was put out at first base by Worchester's right fielder Lon Knight, "R-A." Eight called balls by the umpire entitled the batsman to receive his first base and three called strikes and a "warning" for not swing at a good ball (the final season a "warning" was issued) put the batter out. This was also the first year in which the team batting second, not necessarily the host club, did not have to take their final at bat if leading after 8 and ½ innings.
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