1915 West Baden Sprudels

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1915 West Baden Sprudels

1915 West Baden Sprudels

Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.

April 21, 1915

West Baden, IN
"Sprudels Win From Louisville. - Special to the Freeman. - West Baden, Indiana, April 12. - Spitball Miller held the Louisville White Sox after the fourth inning in what was a great pitcher's battle. The game was interesting from the gong. The crowd went wild in the eighth when the Sprudels made four runs, winning easily."

April 29, 1915

West Baden, Indiana
"Sprudels Repeat on A.B.C.'s - Springs Team Wins 3 to 2 - Manager Taylor Bats in Ninth. - West Baden, Indiana, April 29. - The Sprudels won again from the A.B.C.'s in one of the best games played at West Baden. Casey, a young southpaw, held the A.B.C.'s to two hits. Dismukes was on the mound for the visitors and allowed the Sprudels seven scattered hits. The catch of Blackwell in the ninth inning was the feature of the game, which saved the game for the Sprudels. C.I. Taylor, manager, went in as a pinch hitter, with two men on, and drove one in the canvas to left field, but Blackwell reached it with a phenomenal catch."

May 2, 1915

Louisville, Kentucky
"What's Doing In Sport. - Louisville, Kentucky, May 2. - The West Baden Sprudels defeated the Louisville White Sox here today in a six-inning game, the score being 8 to 4."

May 4, 1915

West Baden, Indiana
"Yes, He Weakened - West Baden, Indiana, May 4. - The Sprudels lost to the Louisville White Sox in a one-sided game, 11 to 5. Casey, on the mound for the Sprudels, seemed to weaken in the sixth. Hanker pitched for the White Sox and held the Sprudels safe throughout."

May 5, 1915

West Baden, Indiana
"Sprudels Win Again. - West Baden, Indiana, May 5. - Hub Miller again beat the White Sox today. Kimbrough showed himself back in form by sending out a triple and double."

May 30, 1915

St. Louis, MO
"In Sunday's game the Giants beat the visitors (West Baden Sprudels) 5 to 2. The Sprudels made only 3 hits off Williams. About 7,000 persons witnessed two games."

May 31, 1915

St. Louis, MO
"West Baden Sprudels Break St. Louis Giants' Winning Streak. - St. Louis, Missouri, May 31. - The West Baden Sprudels shattered the Giants' winning streak by nosing out Charlie Mills' team 2 to 1 today. The Giants could not bunch hits on Casey, the Baden twirler. Smith, the new Giants pitcher, did well, allowing 6 hits."

June 23, 1915

West Baden, IN
"Cubans Defeat Sprudels. - West Baden, Indiana, June 23. - The Sprudels got back from a road trip today and lost to the Cuban Stars."

July 18, 1915

Kokomo, IN
"Red Socks are Beaten in Close One by Sprudels. - Kokomo, Indiana, July 18. - The local Red Sox lost to the West Baden Sprudels this afternoon, 2 to 3. The game was frequently interruped by rain and the wet ball caused ... pitching by both Webb and K... Simpson for the Sprudels. ..eighth inning the Red Sox ... score. The marvelous fielding by Mr. Laughlin and Blackwell saved the day for the Sprudels."

July 31, 1915

West Baden, IN
"News of West Baden, Indiana. - The famous Sprudels are touring Indiana again, playing Frankfort, Logansport, Monon, Monticello, Chalmers, and Lafayette."