POE WINS!!

Philly fans celebrate The Poe’s World Series win over the Rapallo Pound

Alexander Pope allowed 3 hits over seven innings to lead the Philadelphia Poe to a 5-1 victory over the Marquis de Sade and the Rapallo Pound. 

Osip Mandelstam hurled a pefect eighth for the Poe, and General Winfield Scott pitched the ninth, yielding a solo homerun to James Joyce, as the Poe won the first Scarriet World Series title by winning three straight at Rapallo, the Pound’s home park.

Arthur C. Clarke, starting in left field for Fanny Osgood, was the batting hero for the Poe, with 3 hits and 4 RBIs.

Lord Byron had the other RBI for the Poe, as he delivered a two-out single to knock in Charles Brockden Brown to start the scoring in the third, after looking foolish on the previous pitch by Sade, Byron falling down as he chased a slow pitch out of the strike zone.   “Poetry is nothing more than a certain dignity which life tries to take away,” Byron said later in a jubilant clubhouse.

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1 Comment

  1. noochinator said,

    October 30, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    A poet of the game, Satchel Paige:

    Plus Cool Papa Bell, and Judy Johnson as well:

    And Jimmie Crutchfield and Jack Marshall:

    And Double Duty Radcliffe and Campy Campanella:

    And Dave Malarcher, Newt Allen, Ernie Banks:

    And Henry Aaron, Bill Veeck:


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