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Penn History

This exhibit was created in 2005 by Mary D. McConaghy and by Michael T. Woods, University Archives Summer Research Fellow and an undergraduate at Penn State University, from research compiled by Cappy Gagnon and other members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).


Penn dropped a close game with Lafayette but grabbed 1 out of 2 against Rutgers. They were outscored all season 20-15.

The 1882 yearbook and the 1913 Athletic Association history of Penn athletics list nine members of this team, seven students in the College and two in the Medical School.

Team Members

  • Meyer Schamberg ’82, captain
  • Harry C. Bartleson, Medical
  • William G. Howell, ’84 Medical
  • Thomas Guy Hunter ’82
  • Thomas Lynch Montgomery, ’84
  • William Woodbridge Noble, ’85
  • Francis C. Perot, ’82
  • James Irvine Scott, ’84
  • Paul Thompson, ’85


  • Milo D. Baldy, ’84
Date Opponent Location Score Outcome
Penn Opponent
May 16 Rutgers New Brunswick 2 7 Win
May 23 Rutgers Philadelphia 7 6 Loss
June 14 Lafayette Easton 6 7 Win