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Albion Saints Baseball - 1934

Orleans County Base Ball Season Opens May 13

Baseball in this county will get underway officially Sunday, May 13 with the opening of the Orleans County Baseball League. The 1934 team lineup comprises eight teams: Albion Willows, Albion Orioles, Fancher, Holley, Kendall, Kent and Lyndonville, and St. Mary's.

Opening games called for three o'clock standard time are scheduled as follows: Fancher vs. Albion Orioles at the Fair Grounds; Holley vs. Kendall at Kendall, Kent at Lyndoville; Albion Willows vs. St. Mary's at Hulberton.

In Albion, the game will be preceded by a parade, with band, baseball players and fans. The parade will assemble at 1:45pm in front of the Benjamin Franklin Club. The line of march will proceed up East State Street to East Bank past the four corners up Main Street to State and down State to the Fairgrounds.

The game at the fairgrounds will be officially opened by Mayor Jacob Landauer, arden baseball enthusiast, who will throw the first ball.

The Orleans County League this year is manned by William Monacelli, president and Myron Babbitt, secretardy and treasurer, Directors are Elmer Leigh, William Sigismond, Ralph Bell, Jimmy Sunseri, Leon Shaw, Harry Wilder, Walter Reamer and Stanley Furmanski.

The addition of new material to this season's lineup warrants a hang up baeball season for Orleans County League fans. Among the players are several who have tried out in big league training camps. The league also has its child prodigy Wayne Furness, 13-year-old Kent player. Furness has not been assigned an definite position on the Kent nine but it is assured that he will put in an active season.

The B. baseball league will begin its season May 20.

Games scheduled for next week are: May 14, Electros vs. Merchants; Idlers vs. Real Monre's; May 15, Harts vs. Thompsons, Benjamin Franklin vs. Democratic Club; May 16, Merchants vs. Idlers, Electros vs. Real Monte's.


Orleans "B" League To Open Season On May 20th

Everything is set in the Orleans "B" league for the big opening games this Sunday, May 20. Waterport will entertain the Fancher Sinclair's team on one of the best baseball diamonds in Western New York and a big crowd will be on hand to watch what Waterport will do in this "B" League.

The Albion Aces will open against the other Albion entree, the St. Mary's Jrs. on the St. Mary's field, which will be home field for both these teams. Much interest has been shown and both these Albion teams will be fighting all the way in this race.

South Barred will try and start out a winner over the Riches Corners team and this promises the fans a good game at South Barre.

The opening game at Kendall with the Kendall Cardinals playing the Holley Pumping Station as the attraction has the Kendall fans all talking.

The question is will these Cardinals swamp the Pumpers like their big brothers did Holley last Sunday. H. C. Rowley one of the officials of the "B" League will pitch the first ball

The "B" League Officials ask the help and cooperation of the fans in this county in putting over this younger league. Turn out and support your favorite team, urge others to do so and we are sure this league in its first year will be a big success.

The first three games for St. Mary's "B" League Team (Jrs.) was as follows: Jrs. vs. Albion Aces at Albion on May 20, Fancher Sinclair's vs. Jrs. at Albion on May 27, and Jrs. vs. South Barre at South Barre on June 3.