ON THIS DATE: Punahou prepares for 1917 baseball season

On this date in 1917, Godfrey Bergman‘s Punahou baseball team assembled during the start of Easter break with a captain already named. Pitcher Ernest “Sleepy” Baldwin, who went on to play at Hawaii and Oregon, was bestowed the honor the previous year in anticipation of taking the title from Saint Louis.

It didn’t happen, though, as the Crusaders won the ILH. The season was cut short when weather left too many games left before Kamehameha’s commencement in June.


  1. Rebel April 4, 2020 2:32 pm

    One more Punahou article

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