The Globe South Bethlehem
Monday, October 9, 1916 page 13
Blue Mountain League Players Go Down to Defeat, 7-1

The Bethlehem Steel company soccer team, National and American champion, Saturday defeated the pick of the Blue Mountain league, 7 goals to 1. The Blue Mountain league players were substituted at the last minute for the Babcock and Wilcox Co., Newark, N. J., now under suspension.

The first half was a close contest, Bethlehem making three goals and its opponents 1. In the second half, the champions had a walk-over. The work of Ratican, Butler and Fleming featured the game. Line-up:

Bethlehem B.M.L.
Duncan G Scaife (Allentown)
Spalding R. F. B. Beattie (Allentown)
Ferguson L. F. B. Whitson (Allentown)
Clarke R. H. B. Matthews (Nativity)
Campbell C. H. B. Garvey (Nativity)
Murray L. H. B. Patterson (Allentown)
McKelvey O. R. -- Dixen (Nativity)
Butler I. R. Graham (Nativity
Ratican C. F. Smith (East End)
Forrest I. L. Dance (Allentown)
Fleming O.L. Cullen (Easton)
Goals Ratican 3, Butler 3, Fleming, McKelvey, Smith. Referee George Young, Philadelphia. Linesmen Fletcher, B. S. Co.; Pepper, B.M.L. Time of halves 35 minutes.

Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club