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Pre-Raphaelites Take Series Opener, 7-3
Lead Series 1-0
3rd Inning: P.R.B.- Ford Maddox Brown, who wrote the sonnet The Love of Beauty leads off with a walk. William Bell Scott, who wrote that poetry must affect us like music or wine, hits a triple, scoring Brown. [P.R.B. leads 4-0].
5th Inning: Pisces- The great musician Fats Domino whacks a two-out triple. Speed freak Bobby Unser gets on base when William Morris, co-founder and proprietor of The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, drops the ball at first base. It's unearned but it's a run. [P.R.B. leads 4-1].
6th Inning: P.R.B.- W. Morris, who also founded the society for the Protection of Ancient Buldings, atones for his 5th inning error and gets a single. Painter Edward Burne-Jones, husband of Georgina Macdonald, also hits a single. Maria Zambaco, a frequent model for the P.R.B. painters also hits a single scoring Morris. Pisces- Novelist John Steinbeck and playwright Hendrik Ibsen hit singles. Actress Drew Barrymore hits a 2-RBI single scoring Steinbeck and Ibsen. [P.R.B. leads 5-3].
7th Inning- Dante Rossetti, pitcher and leading force behind the P.R.B., walks. W. Morris doubles and Rossetti scores from first. Burne-Jones hits a single and Morris comes home. [P.R.B. Wins Game 7-3].
Double Plays: P.R.B.-2; Pisces-1
Errors: William Morris
Stolen Bases: none
Caught Stealing: none
Umpires: Marv Albert; Amy Fisher; Frank Gifford; Linda Tripp
Time: 3 hours, 13 minutes