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Old News: An Illustrated Look at Curious Headlines From a Bygone Era

Galveston hosts a baseball game with nursery rhyme flair.

By May 2016Comments

Illustration by Julia Suits

“Galveston, Aug. 23.—In the second match game of base ball between nines composed of members of the Sealy Rifles and the Washington Guards, the Sealys won by a score of 14 to 6. The nines were attired in Mother Hubbard dresses.”
The Dallas Daily Herald, August 24, 1884

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