1915 Chicago Giants

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1915 Chicago Giants

1915 Chicago Giants

Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.

May 9, 1915

Indianapolis, Indiana
"Chicago Giants Coming For Game With A.B.C.'s - Strong Chicago Aggregation to Open Three-Game Series Here Sunday. - The Chicago Giants, one of the leading independent clubs of the Windy City, will playe the A.B.C.'s a three-game series at Northwestern Park, starting Sunday. The Giants have played at the local park a number of times and are great favorites with the fans. The boys from the Windy City were the first to defeat Taylor's aggregation last season, turning the trick after the local team had won sixteen straight games. The A.B.C.'s with the addition of Second Baseman DeMoss of the French Lick Plutos, look to be one of the best colored clubs in the business. In the hurling department, Taylor has lined up three crack pitchers in Dismukes, Johnson and Charleston. The famous West Baden Sprudels will play a three-game series following the Giants."
Indianapolis, Indiana
"Dismukes Hurls No-Hit Shut-Out. - Tall Twirler Leads A.B.C.'s to Great Victory Over Chicago Giants - Local Team Scores Five Runs. - Dismukes, pitching for the A.B.C.'s, added a no-hit victory to his credit Sunday at Northwestern park, the tall boy scoring a shutout over the Chicago Giants, the local champs winning, 5 to 0. The Giants were helpless before the hurling of Dismukes. In only two innings did runners reach first, and one of these was promptly caught stealing. Only twelve batters faced Dismukes in the first four innings. An exceptionally large crowd turned out regardless of the weather, and was rewarded, as both teams fielded cleverly. DeMoss, Strothers, Shively and Allen contributed the fielding features. Charleston was there with his usual long hit, it being a hoe run drive to deep center."

May 10, 1915

Indianapolis, Indiana
"A.B.C.'s Overwhelm Giants of Chicago. - Johnson Pitches Splendid Ball and Local Club Scores Second Shutout in Two Days - Taylor's Men... Slug Ball. - The Chicago Giants were shut out again Monday at Northwestern Park 12 to 0. Dicta Johnson pitched air-tight ball, holding the Giants to three hits and fanning seven. Only one of the visitors reached second base. Both teams fielded in excellent style, Allen and Clark doing some sensational work. Powell's home run drive also featured."

May 11, 1915

Indianapolis, Indiana
"A.B.C.'s in Clean Sweep With The Chicago Giants. - The A.B.C.'s made it three straights from the Chicago Giants Tuesday at Northwestern Park, defeating them 13 to 6. Barry issues thirteen passes to the local club, besides hitting one. The A.B.C.'s ran bases wild, pilfering fourteen sacks, Shively leading with five. Powell, the husky catcher of the local champs, clouted out another home run. The West Baden Sprudels play at the local park Sunday.

July 20, 1915

Chicago, Illinois
"Cubans Defeat Chicago Giants. - Errors of Dixon Gibes Inlanders Most of Their Runs. - (By Cary B. Lewis.) - Chicago, Illinois, July 20. - The Chicago Giants came on the scene for the first time this season at Schorling's Park last Sunday and received a shutout from the Cuban Stars by a score of 6 to 0. Inability to hit the curves of Pedroso was the cause of the defeat of the home team. Dixon allowed the Cubans only five hits, one of them being a scratch. In the sixth inning with two out Jackson's wild heave let in two tallies, while Dixon's drop of a thrown ball, cost three more counts."