The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day: The score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play, And then when Cooney died at first, and Barrows did the same, A pall-like silence fell upon the patrons of the game. A straggling few got up to go in deep despair. The rest Clung to the
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|1959||Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio||James Wright|
|1896||To An Athlete Dying Young||A. E. Housman|
|1888||Casey at the Bat||Ernest Lawrence Thayer|
|1824||The First Olympic Ode [excerpt]|