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PENN BASEBALL IN THE 19TH CENTURY:
1882 Varsity Team

Summary:

Penn dropped a close game with Lafayette but grabbed 1 out of 2 against Rutgers. They were outscored all season 20-15.

The 1882 yearbook and the 1913 Athletic Association history of Penn athletics list nine members of this team, seven students in the College and two in the Medical School.

Team Members:

  • Meyer Schamberg '82,
    captain
  • Harry C. Bartleson, Medical
  • William G. Howell, '84 Medical
  • Thomas Guy Hunter '82
  • Thomas Lynch Montgomery, '84
  • William Woodbridge Noble, '85
  • Francis C. Perot, '82
  • James Irvine Scott, '84
  • Paul Thompson, '85

Substitute:

  • Milo D. Baldy, '84
DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
May 16Rutgers New Brunswick 27 Win
May 23Rutgers Philadelphia76 Loss
June 14Lafayette Easton67 Win

 

This page was created in August 2005 by University Archives Summer Research Fellow Michael T. Woods, under the supervision of Mary D. McConaghy. Mike is an undergraduate at Penn State University