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The Match

Anglo-American Baseball Project, Inc.

Anglo-American Baseball Project, Inc.

The Army team wore light-green uniforms, the Navy dark blue with red piping. Umpire Arlie Latham was the game’s only umpire. He called balls and strikes from behind the catcher until a runner was on base, when moved behind the pitcher.

Londoners were alarmed by the Yanks’ traditional cries of “Kill the umpire!” American fans quickly assured them it was just part of the game and nothing unfortunate would actually occur.

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  • Title: The Match
  • Publisher: Gorrell’s History
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