Athletics in Early Days.
THE athletic history of St. Ambrose College began, when, on a crisp November morning in 1883, Tim Mullen, then a lay professor, now pastor of Adair, kicked a football over the belfry of the Old Hose House on Iowa…
time on the diamond. By dint of diligent study and constant practice, we were able to
put up a pretty fair article of scientific baseball as early as the summer of 1892. During this and the following two years, we amply wiped out the disgrace of many…
"Billy" is one of the speediest athletes
the College has ever produced. He has played
an important part in the St. Ambrose Football team, and in his managing of the 1913
Basketball team. Like his brother, "Jack,"
a former star, he…
The victories of the Baseball team of the season of
1912 will be recorded in the Athletic annals of St.
Ambrose as among the most brilliant of her history.
Much of the club's success was due to the ability and
strenuous work of Coach…
The next game was lost to St. Joseph's College, Dubuque. Both teams played fast
ball for nine innings, but an uneven break of hard luck lost the game for St. Ambrose.
The game would have at least run into extra innings, with a very strong…