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ECUSTA DROPS OPENER TO BERKELEY
The four scenes above display some of the
activities that took place at the opening game
of the 1949 baseball season, as Berkeley took an
8 to 3 victory over our Ecusta nine.
At the top left is a scene of the game in
progress. The picture at the top right shows Mr.
Bill Lewis, president of the WNC Industrial
Baseball League, making the first pitch of the
game, to officially open the 1949 season.
Bottom, left; shows our Ecusta team during
the playing of the "Star Spangled Banner”. The
scene at bottom right shows Troy Drake crossing
home plate with the first run of the ball game.