Didn't he write about losing an umbrella at a baseball game in Connecticut?

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> On Nov 3, 2016, at 10:56 AM, Steve Hoffman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Which brings up a question:  Is there evidence 
> from any writings of Twain, including letters, or 
> contemporaneous reports, of Twain attending a 
> major league baseball game?  (or professional 
> minor league game for that matter)?  Or of him 
> perusing the sports pages of the newspapers, 
> perhaps commenting upon scores or World Series 
> etc?  Any references to baseball during one of his 
> speeches?
> Is there any indication if he had a rooting 
> interest in any team?  Perhaps Boston or one of 
> the New York teams (personally, I'm hoping he was 
> a fan of the NY Giants).  Or perhaps St. Louis?
> I'm aware of course of that wonderful section of 
> Connecticut Yankee with Hank Morgan introducing 
> baseball to King Arthur's Court.  But I don't 
> recall coming across references to him following 
> baseball in his personal life.
> As a lifelong baseball fan as well as Twainiac, 
> I'd be delighted to get answers to this query.
> Steve Hoffman
> Takoma Park, MD
>> On 11/3/2016 10:11 AM, L T Oggel wrote:
>> It was terrific!!  7th game. Extra innings, rain delay, everything.  Wow!
>> Cubs Win    Cubs Win
>> The Voice of the Cubs on radio and TV--Jack Brickhouse, Harry Carey and
>> many others, going back, are rejoicing.  Ernie Banks is smiling.  At last!!
>> Ended about 1am on the east coast.
>>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 6:20 AM, AB E <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> ... when the Cubs last won a World Series.
>>> To Larry Howe and all the other Twain people in greater Chicago, I hope you
>>> survived last night, and that this isn't a sign of the end of days (or a
>>> Trump presidency).