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This Day In Norwood History- July 12, 1922-Norwood High School Baseball Team

NINE DID WELL FOR ONE MADE UP OF NEW PLAYERS

Back Row. Left to Right—H. B. Murray, coach; C. Flaherty, sub; J. Hayes, cf; T. McDonough, sub; . Viety, If; E. Readel. 2b; , ss;
John Jewett, manager. Front Row—T. Karshis, p; F. Dower, c; A. Echolm, p and captain; J. Layton, lb; D. Foren, rf; J. Kiley, 3b.

12 Jul 1922, Wed The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

By ALBERT J. WOODLOCK

The in the past season won 11 and lost eight games. It faced the strongest teams in the State, which accounts for the larger number of upsets than in previous years.

When the season opened, Coach Bennett Murray, an old Latin and athlete had only two of the ’21 nine. He worked like a Trojan with the new material and managed to round together a nine that won more than half its games. It was the year that Mr. Murray has been in charge of the High athletic teams, and the of the , basketball and teams was satisfactory. The eleven won 10 games and lost none. The basketball team won 10 games and dropped seven.

The nine was captained by , the pitcher, one of the foremost twirlers in that section of the State. He has lots of smoke on the ball, with a good change of pace. His hitting is also of a high-grade order.

“Bud” Dower, the other , played second base and his work during the past season was the best of his school career. He is a wonderful infielder, has a ffne throwing arm and his hitting is of top-notch variety. After the early games Coach Murray was forced to shift Dower from second base to catch, and he did well, considering that the position was new to him.

, at first base gave an excellent all-around account of himself. He was one of the leading hitters, having an average of .300 for the 19 games. , a substitute outfielder one year ago, developed into a first-class outfielder. He led the team In hitting, with an average of .501, and as a result was recently presented the cup given by , a Norwood businessman. He intends to enter Brown University.

played shortstop in tip-top style. was at third base and received plenty of praise from his teammates and followers of the team. , the substitute pitcher, has lots of speed and a good curve ball.

The outfield positions were held by , a timely hitter and a good fielder; John Hayes, who made many spectacular catches, and , the football and basketball star.

“Tenna” McDonough was another Norwood High boy who tried his hand in the pitching department and he did fairly good work. and were utility outfielders.

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