1915 Louisville White Sox

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1915 Louisville White Sox

1915 Louisville White Sox

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."

May 2, 1915

Louisville, KY
"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, IN
"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, IN
"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 16, 1915

Louisville, KY
"Sox Clout the Ball. - Locals Make Twenty-Two Hits, Winning Easy Game From Nashville. - Louisville, Kentucky. - (Special) - Before one of the largest crowds that ever turned out to witness a semi-pro game in Louisville the White Sox administered a drubbing to the Nashville Giants at Eclipse Park Sunday, the final score being 23 to 4. The White Sox hammered the ball to all corners of the ball yard, making a total of twenty-two safeties, including seven doubles, three triples and as many home runs. The locals ran the bases at will, most of the bases being stolen while the pitcher held the ball. The feature of the game was the clouting of Dunbar and J. Taylor, this pair making nine hits between them. Dunbar secured two doubles, a triple, and a home run. Burch pitched a fine game for the White Sox, holding the visitors to one hit in eight innings. Manager Taylor took the mound in the final inning, and the visitors succeeded in making three runs. The Melwood Cubs defeated the Bon-Bons in the first game 11 to 5. The West Baden Sprudels, a teeam equally as good if not better than the White Sox, will play at Eclipse Park next Sunday."

May 30, 1915

Louisville, KY
"Sox Defeat Muldoons. - Locals Win Easy Contest From the Visitors - Bon-Bons Shut out. - Louisville, Kentucky, Special. - The White Sox engaged in another one-sided contest at Eclipse park Sunday, defeating the Cincinnati Muldoons by the score of 13 to 4. Burch of the locals, pitched a steady game after the fourth inning, while the White Sox got to Bacon for thirteen safeties. Kelsey pulled off the fielding feature of the day when he went up in the air and pulled down a drive from Jones' bat. Dunbar, J. Taylor, Scotland and Heath batted the ball to all corners of the lot, making eleven hits between them. Numerous errors were made, due to the heavy field. Ezra Midkiff, the newly appointed manager of the Colonels, was a spectator. The White Sox easily disposed of the Bon-Bons in the curtain raiser, the final count being 14 to 0. The White Sox return to Spring Bank park next Sunday where they meet the Paducah Giants."

July 4, 1915

Indianapolis, IN
"Louisville White Sox at A.B.C.s"

July 5, 1915

Indianapolis, IN
"Louisville White Sox at A.B.C.s"

July 6, 1915

Indianapolis, IN
"Louisville White Sox at A.B.C.s"

July 18, 1915

Louisville, Kentucky
"Theatrical Goats - Ramble at the Olivette Theater with An All-Star Bill. 'Steel-Arm' Taylor's White Sox Defeats French Lick Plutos, Score 14 to 7. - (By J.H. Wright.) - Louisville, Kentucky, July 20. - The Olivette theatre, leading vaudeville and moving picture house for Afro-Americans, last Friday night treated its patrons to an all-star bill, including a minstrel first part, and ten high class vaudeville acts. Performers from all the amusement places of the city. The show was billed the ramble of the 'Goats' and the performers seemed to enjoy the frolic as much as the patrons, who laughed and enjoyed themselves until the wee hours of the morning. Mrs. Miller, the popular owner of the Olivette, has promised the patrons another ramble next Friday night. Andrew Tribbles, all star show, is holding sway at this house and is packing the house nightly. Butler and Bailey recent additions to the company, have set them all crazy and have become the local favorites. Mr. F. Miller, of Miller and Lyles, big time stars, is here visiting, but his better half put him to work around the house as assistant manager. - French Lick Plutos Beaten. The French Lick Plutos baseball team, the little red Devils of Taggart fame, tackled 'Steel Arm' Taylor's White Sox, Sunday, July 18, out at Spring Bank park and was transformed into living angels. They became so good that they allowed the Sox to beat them 14 to 2. Those Plutos simply could not do anything with our Sox, who batted two pitchers all over the pasture. They also stole bases at will. A gent named Dunson, who weighed about 250lbs, started to catch for the visitors but being so fat he was forced to retire to the dugout and there amused himself and fans by drinking up all the water the boys could bring. 'Steelarm' Taylor started chucking the pill for our folks and had the visitors at his mercy. He retired in the sixth in favor of Little Hocker, who continued to baffle the good little devils, the final score being 14 to 1. Brown, center field; Turner, second base; Jones, catcher; Dunson, catcher; Day, shortstop; Lyons, first base; Hannibal, left field; Francis, third base and short stop; Bartlett, right firld; Evans, right field; Harris, pitcher; McReynolds, pitcher. White Sox Taylor, third base; Dunbar, left field; Jones, catcher; Kimbro, second base; Hocker, first base; Moore, right field; Downs, short stop; Scotland, center field; Taylor, pitcher; Hocker, pitcher.