A scratch hit to third followed by slow fielding took him safely to first.
Not even a scratch hit had marred Joes wonderful performance, nor had he given a single base on balls.
He made a valiant effort to profit by Post's scratch hit to shortstop but was easily thrown out at second.
Houghton, the Point catcher, got a scratch hit, and reached the first bag but died there when Mason struck out.
Neither side was able to tally, although a scratch hit put a Giant on first and a passed ball advanced him to second.
A lucky base hit that is nearly an out (1876+ Baseball)