30,000 Fans Jam Hub Ballyards to Watch Park Teams in Flag Bid

Two upsets were recorded in the opening round playoffs last night in the Boston Park League when upwards of 30,000 fans jammed, four municipal ball parks to witness initial bids for the 1940 twi pennant. For perspective, the Boston Red Sox drew 29,209 that same night.

Walter Mortimer pitched superbly for St. Catherine, allowing but four Navy Yard A.A. hits while striking out five sailors. Read more

Experts At Park Opener

These baseball experts and fans are shown watching the Casey’s, defending champions, beat the St. Augustine’s in the opening feature of the Boston Park Department Baseball League at Garvey Field, Neponset, last night.

Left to right on the bench are: Miss Margaret Quinn, Bob Quinn, Bee’s prexy, Eddie Collins, general manager of the Red Sox; Park Commissioner William P. Long, Cy Young, great old-time pitcher, and William M. Mullen, director of the league. Read more