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1924-1925 Baseball Season
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Front Row: Harold Hansen, Saliterman, William Fust, Meyer Gordon, David Alpert, Elmer Hartwig, Clifford Borgen. Middle Row: Harold St. Germain, Daugherty (no first name given), Bernard Mileti, Langford (no first name given), Bernard Hennig, Gunnar Meyers. Back Row: DeLaiittre (no first name given), Rex Persons, Gordon Bennett, Head Coach M.T. Kennedy, Glen Welton, Kenneth Juneau, Peterson.

The 1924-1925 baseball season was one for the ages.  The Polars won their second conference championship and began a string of five straight titles. 

 

The team started the season with a 12-6 victory over Edison.  Bernard Mileti relieved Rx Persons in the third inning and only allowed four hits from the Tommies.

 

West was the second opponent.  Mileti led the Polars with a home run.  The nine run eighth inning put West away.  North won in a blowout, 20-7.

 

Game three was against Central.  The slugfest was more of a walkfest.  Central pitchers walked 11 Polars.  The Polar pitchers returned the favor walking none from Central.  William Fust hit a home run for the Polars but the nine runs Central scored in the last inning gave Central a 20-15 victory.

 

North ended the first half against Marshall.  The team won with a 10-5 score, good for second place.

 

The second half started again against Edison.  North trailed 4-1 after the first inning.  North came back in the fifth inning and won 8-6.  Mileti went 3 for 3 at bat .  Clifford “Lefty” Borgen relieved Mileti in the third inning and struck out the first six batters he faced.  North found out they were tied for first place later in the day when they heard that Central lost to South.

 

North took sole possession of first by defeating West 16-7.  North collected 19 hits, but gave up 15 to West.

 

North avenged its earlier loss to Central in their next game.  Every Polar had at least one hit.  In the ninth inning, the Polars scored 12 runs, sending 16 batters to the plate.  The 24-5 Polar victory was the worst defeat for a Central baseball team.  The Polars clinched the championship with this victory.

 

The Final game of the season was against Marshall.  Giving some younger players experience, the Polars lost to the Cardinals 13-5  The Cards scored seven runs in the second inning.  The Polars used five pitchers in the game.