August 2, 1909: Park View easily beat Petworth in the Suburban League before a large crowd. The winners hit the ball hard and at opportune times. Six two-base hits were made. Several of these would have gone for triples, but a ground rule limited all hits to two bases.
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In retrospect, it was enjoyable enough, but I think the best part wasn’t the game. It was the friends, community, and the Gay Mens’ Chorus singing the National Anthem. They did a great job.
The game was lackluster. The Nationals hosted the Mets, with the Mets taking an early lead getting two runs in the first inning and another three in the second inning.
The Nationals responded in the fourth inning with two runs of their own, but those ended up to be the only runs the Nationals would have the entire night.
June 15, 1926: Park View school won the Western section championship in the playground department’s elementary school baseball series when it defeated Langton, champions of the Bloomingdale division, 4 to 2. The game was well worth watching and but for an infield error in the eighth allowing two runs to score, the game probably would have gone into extra innings.
June 9, 1909: Brightwood defeated Petworth in the Suburban League on Petworth’s grounds. There was a large crowd despite the threatening weather. Errors were plentiful on account of the slippery grounds, and erratic playing nearly cost each side the game. Besides all the excitement of the game, a near-riot was enacted by a crowd of rooters along the third-base line, when several of the spectators began to mix things up. The final score was Brightwood 8, Petworth 5.
June 5, 1914: At a meeting of the Suburban Tennis League, held at the home of President John H. Holmead, in Petworth, the Princeton Heights and Holmead were admitted into membership of the league and final arrangements made for the ensuing season. In addition to the teams admitted, the league also consisted of the Takoma Park, Petworth, and Benedicts.