A game of base ball between the Experts, of Hartland, and Greenhorns, of Merton, in which the former had nine innings and the latter eight, the score was, respectively, 26 and 43. Ignorance was bliss in this instance, sure.
Waukesha Freeman June 1, 1882, page 1 of 8.
The Merton and Sussex baseball teams played here [Merton] on Saturday. Score 12 to 6 in favor of Merton.
source: Waukesha Freeman May 30, 1901, page 5 of 8