Decision Was Wrong.

Washington Post, April 19, 1906 – Page 8

Washington would have evened up the score in the fifth but for a decision against them. Stahl hit for two bases, and after Jones and Kittredge were retired. Wolfe hit past Davis. Murphy made a phenomenal stop and Davis was so far away from the base that it was doubtful whether he could get back to receive the throw, but O’Loughlin said he beat Wolfe to the base. The decision was wrong, and it cost Washington a run, as Stahl was crossing the plate when the play was pulled off.

In the previous inning Seybold was thrown out at second base, but he was declared safe, and he scored shortly afterward on Schreck’s single. With a square deal from O’Loughlin, the teams would have been tied at the end of the ninth inning. O’Loughlin sprained his larynx Tuesday ordering Manager Stahl off the field at Washington, and had no voice to-day. Instead of calling the decisions, he employed Dummy Hoy’s mute signal code, which certainly was a novelty for “Silk.”

Seybold scored the last run in the sixth. He hit into the crowd for two bases and reached third after Stahl picked Murphy’s foul off the wire fence. It was a great catch. Monte Cross walked, and Schreck flied to Anderson, Seybold scoring. The Athletics had two men left in the eighth.

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