For those unfamiliar with Silverton, Oregon, the Peskovich brothers, also known as Johnny and Vince Pesky, played for the small town of Silverton at one point back in the days where every little town in America had a local baseball team. They had a few other good players come out of there, too.
Here's another link to the event:
Much of the story is told first-hand, since Spalding had been involved in the game, first as a player and later an administrator, since the 1870s. In addition to his personal recollections, he had access to the records of Henry Chadwick, the game's first statistician and archivist.
And, if you missed it, Homer Davenport was The Titanic's last victim, having died from pneumonia in May of 1912.
For myself, I'm going to go listen to Norman Sylvester Thursday Evening: http://homerdavenport.com/hevent00.php