Old News: An Illustrated Look at Curious Headlines From a Bygone Era
Galveston hosts a baseball game with nursery rhyme flair.
“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