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In an eleven-inning pitchers' battle with Bowden having a shade the better of the argument, Mt. vernon shut out the Hogan's Runts team of Marion Sunday by a score of 1 to 0, Leo Maison's single in the eleventh scoring Popejoy from second and winning what was by far the most exciting and sensational game seen on a local diamond for several years. Porter, in the visitor's half of the tenth, pulled of a fielding stunt that sent the crowd up on its feed and probably saved the game for Mt. Vernon. Two were down, O' Donnell was on third and Lattimore on first. Schrock came up, took several swipes and finally landed on one in the direction of right field. A score seemed inevitable. Porter was racing toward field as soon as the ball started, however, and when the ball descended, he caught it, his back having been towards it during its entire flight. It was highly unusual and brought forth a terrific round of applause.


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