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Providence Takes 1884 Match in Split With Hingham

Kai Henson
May 12, 2019

HINGHAM, Mass. — The Providence Grays vintage base ball club (5-3) traveled to the South Shore on Saturday to take on the Hingham Coopers at Derby Academy. The Grays took the first contest, played by the rules of 1884, 11-5, but dropped game two (1864 rules) 25-11. The Rhode Islanders bounced back after dropping their last three contests to the Coopers dating back to October of last year.

In game one, leadoff hitter Johnny Carlevale started the first by reaching on an error, stealing his way to third and was driven in on a single from the next batter, captain Brian Travers. The Grays took their 1-0 lead into the bottom half, but Hingham started hot with three tallies of their own to go ahead 3-1 after a frame.
Providence knotted the score in inning two as second baseman Jon “Bones” Henson and catcher Charlie Dryer scored on RBIs from Carlevale and pitcher Kai Henson. They went on to take a slight edge in their next at bat, beginning with a sac fly from Greg Smi…

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