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NEXT THE GAMES
McGraw and His Men Keyed
Up to Check Red Sox in
DOUBT AS TO PITCHERS
Stahl May Try to Strike Final
Blow with Joe Wood or
Save His Star in Case
winnintr thrae gaasea hi a row from
the Boston Hed Fox is the task whlch
now confrt'tits John J McGraw and hls
b.n.l of New Torb Giants before the
world's eb?mpionahlp _e_i_er can float
over thr Polo Oroanda Three Kaines ln
a row. with "Srnoky Joe'' Wood to Le
beaten oorc, :it least, BBd perhaps twice,
ls a ta.*-k which tniRl.t well make the
Btoutest hearted maiifger or player quail;
yet tbere is not a man Ofl the team. from
McGraw to little Dtck Henneesejr, who ls
-Ai'.llng to ooBoede victory to tbe host
fiom the city of culture, nOSBB and hig
with thelr backa against tbe wait tread
ir.g a narrow trail. on whlch the allghtest
falsr ptem wlll plonge them into tli.
deptha of defeat. tiie Gi;tnts wlll take the
fl.?!<: this afternoon for what may be
t< mietl the crucial game ot tbe ?
ready to battle to the lasl ditch to stem
the tlde. whlch, once turned. they he
lieve. will lead on tc rietory. Some slicht
advantat,'. reata wlth Ihi Glanta in the
game to-day. They hav- bad a brlef
resplte. the advantage of skM*|_Bg in the.r
o.vn bed>. SBtlBg hOBM fOOd, BBd laat, but
all impo'tant. they wlll be able to make
th- stand on their hOBM grOBBda, before
a frlendly crowd.
Of course, if the R"d Sox win to-day
ad wlll b. over; but if they ar.- defeated,
then the Giants will go to Boetofl to
morrow to contlnue the atruggle. itabl'a
nien aniv?d in thls clty last nUht. They
eta.ed in Hoston over Saturday, and left
on a late afternoon train. All were happy
as a band ..f scboolboys out on a froUc,
end several of tbelr .luartets ". nter
talncd" wlth lome cloae harmony. To
Hstan to erles la all over
! . | nd aald nolse wlll be
i,,i de ?'? tlon I da __tei_-0*_, aboul 4
v, .. i Itchera bat Thla waa tha
_rui nil ireati iday among the
Ihoui ? are stlll hopir^, thal tbe
t tal tht Glanta
v , ? tht llood. Nelther
, :':k,;n- aa I
.11 probablllty nelther has
eny deflrlte plans. as so much wlll^de
T ,r . i.i . n th. .IH-OBi and bo. I e
, rm u .. Jake Btabl must decide
an all Importanl quetrUo*-. ao far a
WOOd I c.rc.rn..i. an'l whb hevei rn.
lc maki will he open ,0 crltlclam, un
,, . .. ti? move be makes car
ri.s hlm lo i Icti i:
| m ,? nd that Stahl should
aend Ray Colltfla or M__c_" 0*Brtefl U>
ttu i? x to-day, ?>" ? tb the chance of
loslnR. so aa to gree Joe Wood another
#_y-| i st tn whi.-b lo regaln hls fun
etreegth Otbera eonteod that BUbi would
oaa-a-ll ... ? .ror of *_dg_ient ln not tak
tMg, fuij . p oi tbe fad that the
Giants Ifl B B-SBSBre are OB the run. and
in not Striklng *hen the iron la hot with
a man who haa won two victories for tbe
Red BOX. Stahl. ho-vevcr, Wfll BOttle thla
all important proMeeB himself. and tho
ch_ at he will not make a de?
cislon urnii tbe bell ringe.
McGraw, no .loubt.- wlll wall petlently
to aaa whal Btahl does before making hi<
own salectloa II wood gaea to the v-x
,he ls almost .are to call upon Jeff T? s
reau, wbo, while beaten in two games.
had pttcbed quite as well u his mon
cessful rlval. Twice the bear hurgter has
beea McrMced for a ptatcb hltter, ami
lloOraw still has every eon_d-Bce in his
ability to beat the Ked Sox. If t'ollins is
.tahl's Batartlen or O'Hrien. McGraw ls
likely to send Marquard to the mound to
repcat, if possible. hls sterllng perform?
ance on Kenway I'ark. when he pltcl ed
r-:s tea? to tbe ooly victory of the aerlea
ir parnhar ? then, tbe tiiants win. he
raa aaajd Tesrecu against Wood to-mor?
row. ard ha* Matty groomed after a
rest of thr.. . if the seventh ?ame
Yesterday BfBS in every reepeCt a dav of
rest for the Giants. They lolled about
their quarters. trying to forget so mu h
as posslble the struggle whlch may de.lde
the series to-day. I_arry Doyle found t'ne
to burn up a llttle gasolene in hls BOW
car. and advices tend to show that he is
already quite proficlcnt. I-arry threaten*t
to nbBll-Bg- Matty to a road ra-e one of
these days. Many of tho players took a
walk along River.lde Drive and spent
thelr tlme watching the fleet of battle
ahlps out in the Hudaon Rlver. All were
non-commlttal on tho result of the flght.
They heartlly ajrreed that the Red Sox
had more than an edgo, as the matter
atood, but they have had few b-eaks, and
Bt times a break means everythirx.
jpff Tesreau. the Irontown mammoth,
refused to granl an intervlew, nor would
any of the other players. Tesreau. how?
ever. admitted to a close friend that he
belleves he will surely win the next game
he pitches. Joe Wood or otherwise. "Thls
can't go on forever," he aald; "the luck
has got to come our way, Just aa lt has
favored the Red Sox thua far. Once lt
comes there wlll be nothing to the series
hut the Giants. If you remember ln the
s.*r|es in 1903, when the Sox beat the
Pirates, the latter won the flrst three
gamea. but the Red Sox came from be?
hlnd and took four stralght games Hi
tory repeats itself from tlme to tlme. and
thla ls one of the best little times that T
tan thlnk of for history to make that
Since the world's series were Inaugu
rated lt has been oustomary for bl
to sprout up like mushrooms. As yet no
man has been able to duplleate the sen
eatlonal performancea of the mlghty J.
Franklln Baker and turn possible defeat
IntO victory wlth or.e crushtng wnllop.
Bul where Baker'a chief glory lay in hla
World's Champion. hip,
Baseball, Polo Ground-,
To-day, Gianta vs. Boaton
Red Sox. Game called 2
P. M. Holdera of Reserved
?eits enter all Grand Stand
gatea. No tickets aold at
Speedway entrance. Thirty
Grand Stand and Bleacher
aeata at One and Two Dol?
lara each will be aold at
Eghth Ave. and 157th
Street entrance*. Gate*
open ?! 8 A M.
PITCHERS'WHO MAY CLASH IX BIG GAME TO-DAY AND OXE
OF THE STARS OF SERIES.
_ i-*-**?~7n~~ 11
stick, tbere are pt ? -al mefl arho have
?unted the great Maryland man'a
pe-rfonnanoae ln all around work.
Heinie Wagner, the Bbortatop .if the
Red Boa, hai proran a barrtair almoat lm
,:.!.? tn tba <;iatit?. Than, too, there
i- Trlo .?;>.:iker, who though crlppled, aa
he baa been Ri th. la I <we gamee, has
made mnny BenaaUona] eatcbea nf loaj
drivea whleh have eul off aeveral r**a
Io loohlng ..ver the battlng of the *
Ibe "fan?" nlght well ask the guaatlon,
?What la a weaxb batterf" That flgurea
for tha aeason hava no plac- ln h aerlea
ef thla aorl haa often beea aroven. Men
who hava batted far down ln the liat
throughout the year auddenl** <om.' int?>
tbelr oarn and h)t the hall hard nnd fur.
Harry Hooper, tha rlKht BoMer Of th.*
Red Sox. has beea a most egreeabte rnir
prlae?that is. to the Boaton rooterra.
Throughout tba aeaaon Hooper batted
only .217, fOtttng, as br <l!d. onlv 14.". hlls
ln -'.9*) timi's at bat ln tlu tiv.* itami-x
played to date, however. HoopCT baa fOi
aevea hits in nlneteen Umea at bat, ln?
cluding two doubles and n trijib*. and haa
scored four runs. Btave Yerkes, hittlng
jt ._60 for tha Beaaon, haa talled to do
better in th.- BartlB thua far, but hiM drivea
hava beea mad.' at tlmaa when runners
wera on the baaea clanaortng for the hit
whlch would send them along. Y-rk,*
haa made Bve hits ln twenty tlrn?s at bat,
but lt was bla sinKie which deetded the
tirst game, ptayod on the Polo Qrouada,
and hia triple pnutically won the _;ame
at Fenway l'ark on Saturday afternoon.
Following, as it dld, a triple by Hooper,
VerkeB waa in position to score the wln?
nlng run on an error by I'oyle.
Hy far tho greatest lumlnary of the
Beaaon, however, la Cbarlejr Heraog, the
flghUng thlrd bastman of the Ulants.
Herzog la the life of the team. Knarlitr;
nnd tlghtlng all tbe time, "Herzle" mln
gles in the fray i*\t*rv mimite, shouting
encouragement to pltchers and the play
eif. He ke,-jis the entlre Inrteld on Its
toea His Oeldlng haa been ab<ive even
his brilllant standard for the season He
has been called upon to take care of
twenty-one fihoncCiQ. whlch he dld ln per
It ls at the bat, however, that Herzog
haa Bhone ln rnoet brilllant colora. Hit
ting only .262 for the seaaon, Herxog ha*
hanimared the ball on th_ nose la the
Mllea ln atghteea times al bat thus far
Herzog has made t-lght hits, lncluding two
doubles and a triple, and has scored three
luiif, as well as atalog one of the flve
baaea pttfored. ClOOa on the heels of Her?
zog comes "Red" Muiray.
Murray WBttt through the aeries last
BOBaoa without a hlt. but bygones are
dlstlmtiy bjrgonoa wlth Jack. His fterce.
tree hlttinK bas heen one of the features
of the Kaiiien plaired. In mnite.-ri tilps to
IhO plate be has poled out six hits, in
clUdiag a trlph* and two doubles; has
BOeted three runs. and has drlven as
many ovet the plate wlth his timely wal
There have been charges made by some
hobton men tha* the Giants in thelr fren
zy to win have raaOTted lo tactlca not
reaog-daad ba the most select circiea. it
is true that they have taken ? very ad
vantage permlsslble, but thara ls no ont
who has wltaaaaed tiu goanaa who couid
puaalhlj charge them aith deliherata foui
ing. Fletcher bumpe.l 4'udy at the Polo
Grounds. but the latter blocked tbe path,
and Fletcher had a ilght to try fof the
plate without slowing down In hla paco.
ferhea and Wagner weee alao la ooUlalon
wlth baae runners, but the latter v.-ie
well wltbin their riKhts at all tlm.s.
CRITCHLEYS WIN AT SOCCE*-,
An BBOMIOOlOd reault occurred ln the
encounter between the Crltchb-ys aid
Mollywood lnn < 1,-wns at Yonkera yes?
terday, wh< ii the fiirimr team walked off
the fleld vlctora hy a close score of 2
goals to 1. lt was expected that Ihe
Hollywoods would capture the game, as
the) had ilefcat"d th,* ieagUO'a c'bainploii.
N, wai k. last w. ? k.
The Roae iin.th.is, for th.- Crltchleya
und i'hristle and ? 'ooper, for the Holly?
woods, were the etar players of th-* -U.
Change in National
League Stand ing
Fltaabarga_ i.n.le?f ___ii'.t Ihe vlrtar
of CMfBga bi tbr game nB Orlober - wai
upli-l.i bj Tti?im_- J. Lj?rh. prr-ltlrnt of
the Natlonal l/ea.ite, In a deri.lon made
pabHa ls?l nlght. and the *?me waa
thrown oul of tbe rernrd. Ihu? rlmnglng
slightly thr flnal -landlng ef Ihe learn*.
The i....tr-t um ha-ed nn the farl that
(ottrr nl tl.e f hl. _g<> train. - u- batting
oul of hl- tni? when he madr a ?lnglr.
whlrh won Ihr game. In the tenth Innlng.
Mr. I.i ii. h .mr out laal nlghl tbe
..fli.l-l _.iii.ling of Ihe Iragur ?? fullo**.
I luli. ' V. on. I _.l r. C.
\ru \ork 101 4? MS
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llostnn At 141 ??'?
CUBS WIN IHE SERIES
Home Run Beats White Sox for
fhlcago, Oct HL?The Chlcago club of
the Natlonal ___g_a defeated the White
?ea here to-day by a score of 4 to 2 In
the serlea to decide the clty ehamplonship.
Thla ls the aecond victory for the Cubs,
whlle two games resfllted In a tle
The game t .-day was n pitchers' battle
between Wahhj and Reulbach. Walah ai
lOWOd seven Mls. two of whlch we*e
dOUblea and one a home run, Whlte Real
bach was found for elght, four of whlch
Never Before has so large n crowd
passed through the turnstlle- of the Na?
tlonal League I'ark here. Tne offl lal at?
tendance as announced by the Natlonal
COBUTliflalefl was 30"-.; the total recelpts
*_l.l.7 Of thls amount the Natlonal COBV
inlBB-f*fl wiii rece.ee $2,11970; each club
gets UMiU aud $11,446 HS goea to the pool
for the play. r*
The crowd became so iinmanagenble Ifl
tiie early part of the game that lt was
liiil'.. slble for a large rletall of police to
keep them from CTOWd-Bg on to the lnfield,
A daaaa or more park attarh.es and nshrrs
WOBl to the as-dstanee of the police, snd
when thls failed to put the crowd back
the Natitnal I.eague players, each ;nm-<l
with a bat, went to the rescue. After
some tlme the crowd was r)u|efe<l and tbe
Tbe score by Innlngs follows
Natlonals.... I I I 0 n 1 _ (i x-4 1 0
Aoierlcane.... 0 I | 0 0 1 10 0?2 8 '_
Hntter.es Reulbach and Archer, Walsh
and Bulllvan. l.'mplres?Owejis and f.'on
nolly. I.lneen and* Hrennan
AUTOS DRIVE OUT RUNNERS
Columbia 'Gros?-Country Team
Changes Training Ground.
Cnlumbla's 'crosa-country runners have
found that dodglng automobiles on Rlver?
side Drlve !s not conducive to good traln?
lng, ar.d therefore they wlll run over the
hlll-und-dalc course In Van Cortlandt
i'ark. begbining to-morrow.
Vot the las' seven years prnrtlBRlh all
of the 'cross-country work at I'olumbia
bas been dor;e on Rlverside Drlve and
adjacent streets on Morntngslde Helghta.
Trafflc In that part of tbe clty has be?
come so great. however, that the athletes
are In danger everv tlme they go on the
road. and for thls reason Hernie Wefers,
the coach. has decided to move the base
of operatlona t-> l*an <ortlan.lt I'ark.
Tbe new courae ta slx miles in lengtn,
and follows ln ? general way the course
over whlch it was proposed Ui hold the
___rc. .le_;.'i? '. roaa-country B?.
RED SOX A Wy LOT
Full of Confidence That Fight
Will End This Afternoon.
STAHL MUM ON PITCHERS
Mayor Fitzgerald Leaves Bos?
ton with Loyal Rooters "To
Be In, at the Finish."
Boaton, Oel II The rted Ro*. laehlng
onlv fine virlnry |n the aeil^n wlth the
New York Qlanta fo become the world'a
laseball ihamplona nf UM, were a happy
lot when tlrey |c?ft for New York thla
evenlng With three victnrles to the
GHanta' one ao far. they expreaoed conn
denre aa to tbe otitcome of the s|xth game
,f the series. to he plajred to-morrow on
t he I'olii t'.rourids.
luat before bonrdlng the traln Jake
Btahl, nianaKir of the team, aald:
"The hoya feel pretty aure of the res.ilt
and everytblim itrema to be ln our favor.
< if courae, we expect to win to-morrow'-*,
game, but If we ahould happen to loae we
atlll have two more games ln whlch to
? ecure the fourth victory "
No demonstratlon accompanl-d the de?
parture of tlie team. Harely a hundred
p> raona naw the players off and there was
Iii'iulry among Ihe players deveioped
TiotMtig to Indicate Just who would be tbe
Itoston pltcher to-morrow. Oplnion was
about evcnly divided aa to whether or not
.lue Wood, who has won both hla gamea
agaln|t the Olanls. would be selected
Thoae who IbOUghi lt would not be Wood
ptched either Ray lolllns, th.- lefthander,
or Baeh ti'Hrlen as Htahl's likely choice,
and aaid they thought Wood would be
saved to pitch on Tueaday, If necessary.
Stahl blnixelf would volunterr nothlng on
thla polrtt. Sea \V..<.d sald In reply to a
' I am ready to pitch to-moriow If
wanted, but I have not heard > et whether
1 .1111 tn ln- ru|l<*<1 mi "
.More'?than flve hundred Boeton rooters,
headed by Mayor John F. Kltzgerald, left
on ii sp.-clal traln for New York thla
afternoon to "i>e in at tbe Bnleb." tbe
Maroi Bald. They were nccompnnled by
BOSTON ROOTERS ARRIVE
"Fans" Escort Their Team, and
the Band Plays "Tessie."
lioston route six buadred atrong.
headed by the "Ited Sox" team and Mayor
"Honey* Kltzgerald and a brass band of
twehf pieces, raaChed the Urand 4'entral
Statlon from tlu- "Hub" last nlght. Whlle
the rooters were -lsaembllng ln tbe sta?
tlon the band got together and played
"Tessle." the air whlch the Moston playera
and "fana" clalm aa dlstlndly thelr own.
A hlg crowd gathered about the depot and
theered tbe vlsltors as they marked out
of the statlon. Wlth the band playing
Ihey marched to the Klks Club, where an
informal receptlon took place.
After sundry refreshments had been
p.irtaken of by the crowd and greetings
ex, hanged, the team went up to the Hret
ton Hall Hotel. at S?th atreet and Broad?
way. About two hundred of the crowd
took rooms at the Klks Club for the nlght.
and the remalnder were acatfered to va
rioiis hoteis In the vlelnlt>.
BROWNS TIE CARDINALS
8t. Loula, Oct. 13.?Darkness stopped the
fourth gamo of the lnterleague aerlea for
tbe champlonshlp of 8t. I_iuis between
the local Amerlcan l-aegua club team and
the National L-eague club In the tenth
lnning, wlth the acore tled 2 to _.
The scote follows:
Natlonsla .0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 i> ? |
Arn-rlcana .0 0020000 0-- 2 1 S
Batt-rlea?Pterle and nreanahan; Hamllton
and AJexander. ^Umplrae?O'Brlen and Tln
Steadiness the Strongest Asset
of Boston Red Sox.
HARD ROW FOR THE GIANTS
Jflaster Mind Framed Rules for
Handling of the World's
Other baseball games in other ycar3
wlth the world'a ehamplonship hanglng
ln the balance wlll come and go. but
never perhaps will flve games be play.d
ln a row ao full of excltlng altuatlona
and tense moments as those whlch kept
the "fans" of two clties on edge last
week. It Is llttle wonder that day after
day thousands upon thousands have raved
and returned to thelr homes keenly ex
hllarated. In four of the flve games the
result waa In doubt until the last man In
the last Innlng had been retlred. ' Tho
games wete won and lost on plays of the
most sensational klnd. Klrst one man an.l
then another stood In the breach; and
whlle Helnle W_gner. Joe Wood and
Steve Yerkes. of Hoston, and Charley
Herzog. "Red" Murray and Josh pevir.*
have atood o-it above thelr fellows be?
cause of unusual deeds. every player on
both teams has done something to keep
-hls team in the runnlng.
If the Red Sox finally win tbe hlghest
honors of baseball. aa now seems likely,
lt wlll be due more to thelr remarkabl
steadiness than to any marked snperiorlty
over the (Ilants. The chief fault whlch
can be found with the New York team la
Its unevenness. It was so throughout tl..
?eason. and It has been so ln the pres.nt
all-important aerles. The players either
rlae to helghts that make for plays arhlch
are as amazlng a^ the** are sensational.
or slnk to depths that lead one to wOOder
that they are called champions. Otht.r
wlse, there has been llttle or nothing to
choose between the opposlnt? nlne., and
one must be partNan lnd.-ed to ascrlbe
to one the sklll. abillty. courage and flght?
lng spirlt whlch cannot be ascrlbed to the
The c.lants are not yet beaten. but ln
all probablllty they muat defeat .lor Wood
to-day to atem the tlde. There ls a chaa I
of course that Stahl wlll save hls star ln
order to have him at hls best In case a
seventh game Is ne.e-.ary to-morrow^,
but It -Aould seem the part of wlsdom to
strike now when hls men are full of ron
fldenc. and when only one game ls need
ed t? . nnch tbe title.
.lohn .1 McGraw, under hls own sisna
ture, urtfuatry erlUctaad "Big Chief" M.y
ers in saylng after the flrst game: "BOB
t.ti should not have had those three runa.
Wlth <wo out Hooper ralsed a pop foul
whlch should have baaa easy for Meyera."
As a matter of faet, as has been polnted
. Ut beforr ln Ihe Tribune, Mey.rs took a
devprrate chsn .?? of serlous Injury by
reachlng over the netting whlch guardi
the prese itand ln a bold effort to catch
a ball whlch waa Just out of hla rearh. I
waa .Irectly under the play and know
mhat I am talking about. Pereonaliy. 1
queation whether McGraw ever used the
p-rtlci lar words wlth whlch he waa eSBB
Ited. but the reaponalbllltr la there and
Meyers Is stifferlng a great Infuatlce. One
year ago Hal Chase lost many frlende by
what wa. con.idered an unfalr attack on
fcnodgrass, and the tlme haa come for the
Natlonal t'nmmlsstrm to put an end for all
time to the player-reporter. If not, the
tlme will come when these signed artlcl.t
wlll dlsrupt a team when harmony ls
most neede.l and have the players falrly
flylng at each other.'a throats, If not ln
reallty then by the power of the pen
Players ellglble for the world's serlea
are well enough paid for a ahort seven
gBBSa series without havlng to reach out
for an extra fi'O or $.00 by selling thelr
names, for ln many cases. that la what it
umounts to. No objectlon could be ralsed
to leadlng players or managers of other
teams than those flghtlng lt out on the
diamond for tiie world's tltle writlng or
talking as much as they pleased. Two or
three who mlght be mentloned are well
qualified to express tlnir oplnlons and the
"fans" enjoy readlng them, but the Na?
tlonal Commission ahould put Its foot
down on the practlee of players and man?
agers who are _? tually taklng part In the
world's series suddenly becomlng base?
ball crltlcs and baseball writera. It would
not work half as much of a hardshlp as
the rule now In force against the play?
ers of a team winning the world's eham?
plonship taklng part In any barnstormlng
trlps or exhibltlon games In the off
Ruseball haa a wonderful hold on thls
great country of ours. The flgures of re?
celpta and attendance prove the case
The wontler of them, however, ts almost
lost in thelr constant repetltlon. Huro
crowds of between 35,000 and 40,00) persons
packed and Jammed about a baseball dia?
mond are now a cepted as a matter of
courae, when there Is really anything at
stake. Hut to those who stop and thlnk
the flgures are sure to be lmpresslve.
Close to 190.000 persons paid all the way
from M) cents to $5 to see. five gamea of
baseb .11 last week, and thls number ex?
pended not far short of a half million
dollara to sattsfy thelr lust for baseball.
Of thla amount the playera, clubs and
Natlonal Commlsalon will spllt up about
*-_0,000. No wonder baseball Is a. cepted
as the natlonal gam
I am ln recalp. of a number of 'etters
protestlng agalnat the rullng of the Na?
tlonal Commission whlch deprlves the
players of any benellt that may accrue
from a tle game In the flrat four played.
These protesls are made without due
thought. In polnt of faet, the rules for
the world's series were framed by a mas
ter mlnd. The games, lt ls true, were ln
stltuted as a beneflt to the players, but to
checkmate the cupldlty whlch Is charac?
teristic of ao many mortala the commis?
sion wleely llmlted the ahare of the play
ers to the number of gamea necessary to
win a series of aeven. There Is no chance
now for a charge of hlppodromlng F.nch
team is out to win, and to win as qulckly
as posslbl-, nnd rmU*dy wlth any breadth
of thought or vlslon can plaster-mud over
.the falr name of baseball.
In commentlng on Saturday's game,
Hugh F-llerton says:
The realstance offered by the Qlants
was more deaperate and brilllant than I
ever have seen them put up. ln the
flrst Innlng Herxog dlved sldeways, into
the path of a drlve that was acorching
the path on Its way to the left tleld foul
llne wlth two runs dependlng on lt,
apeared the ball. leaped back to third.
forced a runner, and came near making
a double play.
Thla of a player whom he called a
mlnor leaguer ln comparlson wlth (lardner
a few days ago. Perhaps he has been
Impressed further by the faet that Her?
zog has a perfect fleldlng percentage for
the serlea. wlth twelve aaalsts, nlne put
outa and no errors, and that he la lead?
lng both teams la batting, wlth elght
Giants Must Win
Three in Row
The alxth game ln the world's cham?
plonahlp ba-seb-ll strnggle wlll be playe
_t the Polo Grounda. In thla elty. today.
-?\lth one aame e tle. the standlng now
Won. Lost. P. ft
Boston. ? 1 ?*w
New York. 1 ? Mt
Olanta mu-t now win three (--amea In a
row to rapture the coveted pennant.
Seats for the -game wlll be pnt on aale
at 0 o'clock thla morning at the -rounda
and the game wlll be ralled at _ o'rlo. k.
Rcore of the gamea in the preaent aerlea
are na followa:
Flrat irame.Bostoir. 4; New York, 8
herond aame Boaton. ?: New York. 6
Thlrd aame.New York. .; Boaton. 1
Foiirlh game Boaton. ?; New York. 1
Flfth aame Bont-n. 2; New York. 1
Total pald attendanee for flve games.
171,687, a new record. last year's flgures
belng IBMM, Total recelpts for flve
gumes. $330,333. also a new record. aa
one year ago the total waa $34X1.25.150.
These recelpts are dltlded as follows:
Plnyers .$147,571 70
tiubs . laueeie
National Commlaalon. 33.64S 60
Weather probabllltles last nlght were
for fair and eooler.
hits In elghteen times up for a percent
age of .444.
Oardner bas made seven asSists. six
putouts and one error nnd has a battlng
average of ,VA. Kuib-rton was almoat
right in hla ,-titnatioti of the two playei-*.
"LaUghtng I?irry" Doyle made thr-*
lilts last Tuesday two arlth bla bat and
one arlth hls pen?hls trenchant pen, as
my frlend Hlll Hanna would say.
"That man Wagner la a wonder, and he
Is a New York boy, too," was a remark
overheard as I left the Polo Grounds on
Krllay. Ye?, IVagner boasts thls clty as
hls home, and in that game ln whlch the
Giants taeted defeat he was more than a
wonder. Three of hls plays were almost
uncanny, and rlchly does he deserve the
name of belng th<- beat shortatop ln the
AmerlcHn I.eague. In my oplnion anoth-r
Wngner-faptalii Horn e, of the Flrat<-s?
Is hls onl\ rh.il for the plaee in baseball.
Red" Murray and .Jc-i'i Devore ure
ii_<-? once mora la the good gra ea of the
"fans." Fame Is BeOtlng, but mlstak.s
are foegtvea and forgottea even gulcher.
It atrlkes me that <*harb-y Herzog haa
heen th* bachbOM Of both the attack and
the defence et tho CHaata ?me muat
i.. da admira a player of his .-purage and
oggreaalveneea. to Ba) nothlng >?' his akfU.
Turnltig from baetball for a moment. I
nnist say Just .'!*?? WOTd tn memory of
Tommy fonteaf. who for many years held
the world's amateur one-mlle- record at
4:16 3-5. Bvery lovt-r of track athletlcs
wlll BBOUrn hla death. H<- was a greut
runner and a good fellow. H I-'KBERT.
DOES NOT BLAME BRAGG
De Palma Thinks H13 Mechani
cian Should Have Looked Back.
miaraakee, Oct II?Balph De palma.
able to be seen for the flrst time slnc-.
hla accident ln the Grand Prize automo?
blle race a week ago, declared to-day that
he laid no blarm* OB <'alc!? Bragg, winner
of the race.
Ba added lhat. according to the rules
of tbe race, Bragg's mechaniclan should
hava beea looklng baeh an.i should have
notifled BfUgg that De Palma wlshd to
WESLEYAN'S STOCK SOARS
Eleven and Coaches Confldent
of Defeating N. Y. U.
1 B] Teleeaagfe 10 Tba TMbaae l
Mlddletown. Conn.. Oct 13?Wlth the
1>est eleven Bha has had on the gridlroti
alnco 194X1, W'esleyan undergraduates anl
the alumnl ln New York Clty aie ex
pectlng to see thelr team glve New York
I'nivcrsits a hard tusale ln the game ln
that clty oa Saturday. Tho gruelllnts con?
teat In defeating Brown at Provl.l.-n.e
on Baturday left ths team hattered and
bCUlaail. bul a ilay or two of light work
wlll work wondera.
The t.-am whlch will face New York
Unlverslty thla week wlll bo practlcally
the aame aa the one whlch lined up
agalnst N'ew York l.ist fall. The team Is
b.-tt.-r, however, for the score made
agalnst Yale and tho good work since*
have put contldence into the men.
Jake High ls teachlng his team the for?
ward pass from A to Z, and the result
wlll be aeen ln the remalnlng games on
the achedule. I'.tptaln Bacon'e long runs
ln several of the games thus far mark
hlm as one of the star quarterbacks of
the Eaat. Unless injured, he Rhould
prove a factor ln scorlng for Wcslcyan
ln every game whlch remalns on the
sch. dule. Buclg ls being used as hls un
Glllles, who twlsted a knee. ls back on
the Ilne. Sprague. Mlttell. Blauv.lt and
Nourse. of the necond strlng. are develop
lng lnto good Une material.
NICHOLS BEATS HIS TEAM
Scores Goal for Scottish Amer
icans and Brooklyns Lose.
Tho Brooklyn soccer team travelled to
Jersey agaln yesterday, and, as on the
two prevlous vlslt/!, they met defeat. The
Hcottlsh-Amerlca/i Kleld Club captured the
contest by a hcoio of 4 goals to 3.
At half tlme the vlsltors, who played
only ten men throughout the game. held
the upper hand. Nli bols, nt centre for the
Hrooklyn*., acored all three goals. two of
them for hls own team and one accident
nlly for the Jerseyltes. The last men?
tloned goal he booted In when he was trv
lng to avold a home team man from
acorlng from a corner klck.
After the re-start the Scots roeuperat
ed wonderfully, and ln the flrst flve mln?
utes of play scored thelr three remalnlnc:
The llne-up follows:
Seottlih Amerlcans (4). Poaltlc.n. Brookbn iJ)
Itav .O. Wagner
McCloak-r .R B. Watts
Cahna .'-? t..
M,[.._n .R* H. Owena
*]V|fer .4' II. Adamscn
Hlrhardson .I* H. Matthews
Wnght .? R. fro.k.*r
M Brown.I. R. McN.ll
Alcott .C. rrtcholS
I_ Brown.I- L.. Oemard
tVebb .?- "J. 8mallwe|l
tloals?L. Brown (1). Webb and Nlchols f,,r
S* ?*___?? Amerlcans; Nlchols (!? and Adam?"n
for Brooklyn. Keferee Allen Montgom.ry.
Uneanien A. Smith for Scottish Amerlcans. J.
Ilnirouaha for Bnoklyn. Tlme of halves -
Forty-flve mlnutes aach.
At Van Cortlandt Park the Over Seas
and Anglc Saxons elevens played a no
scoiing game ln a second division New
York Btat-* league contest.
ii_ ' . ??*?????-??'*?-?
Madlaon *,-. Tfl MlfiUT I'OPI I-IK
Garden I U-Miail I M|CH
suii.ir-.' Sight. Navy 1 han*plon-,hl|>?.
Tlm I.ogmi tnt, I'hll Mchlosshrrg.
Tunimv Trague vs. .liinin-. (,Uvli).
lllli> Mievlln vs. AndrKlng.
Jlnim-r 4'oBej vs. Young .Shugrue.
Adm.Coc. Ka-rdSaatall to $3. Phone6100Mad.
Football in Partial Eclipse Be?
cause of World's Series.
ELEVENS STRONG IN BACKS
Big Teams All Boast of Good
Men to Carry the Attack
in Games to Come.
Football has heen ln BlSBOSt total eolipoo
for a week. wlth beaebail apreadlflg it
s.df all over th- iport-Bg paaBBL It- day
ls at hand, however, and -vhen It cornea
it wlll be hlghly acaeptabla aa a re.
action. (f nothing else. [* W.1S ^tHg*jt*
-OT BM to follow Um work of th- team
i.ist week, or evea the gaam af batat*
day, Ifl more than a curson tny, H that
ll,ti' eaa a aald in eoaiaieBt
I would like to call attentlon, howevr,
at this tlm.- to lh- backs of the leadin-;
teams and point out how unlformlv
strong they are likely to be arhaa the bi-f
gam<s come around next month. It _
BOldOBI that football has produced a more
capable or better roaaded set of haeiu
thaa can be found at Yale. Princeton,
! Harvard, lVnnsvlvanla., t'ornell and Dan
llBO-tb. Princeton and Pennsylvania ara
nore fortunate, perhaps, ln the number
of rateraaa avallal.le, but great thlng. are
promlsed of the Harvaid men, and Tal?
ls qulte likely to d.-v,At*) a player ln
' Lefty" Flynn, who win rank wlth tht
greatSBt of all time before the -eason ll
The Tlgers are countlng, and not with?
out reason, on Captain Pendleton. Hobey
Baker and De Wltt, three tried and true
backs, and Wailer, who glvea promise of
belng a llne rlunger of the most approved
type. Prlnceton'a need ta a quarterbaek,
and whlle Kmmons le ehowlng eome abl|.
Ity everythlng polnta to Pendleton ta___-;
the burden of that posltlon oa hla own
shoulders. so as to make a place for
Wailer. Bajker, ln my opinion, la one ef
the greafest runnlng halfbacki ln the Wa.
tory ot football. ,
At Tale Captain Spalding, F.j_n tai
Philbln make up a strong nucleug for the
backfield, and If Walter Camp, Jr., recov.
ers hls Mrongth after an lllness of th?
summer he ts sure to add power. Tale.
like Princeton, must develop a t-uarter
ba.k, and for the present thls ls the only
sign of weakness In the backfield, wMeh
Is sure to be a potent force on offenslTe
Harvard can boast of f-ptn.!n Wend.n,
who ls rankad as one of the best ._ci_
who over woro a Crimson j, raej- tcgetber
with Brlckley and Hardwlck, of iu*
year's fresl man teBBI, Wbo hav. mdlcated
by thelr work thls year thal they are well
qualified for both offensl' e a-d defen-iv.
play. Pr1(kle> l8 obs of the .
aro-in . ath!et<-?> ln t!;.. OO?ot ' , ar.d ln
COBtball he eornblnes aralght and speed la
runnlng wlfh rare pkill at punting and
drop klcklng. Harvard ls also after a
capahle quarterbaek. bat (Jardnrr !
pretty well up to the standard. aai in
thls respect the Crimson BJ pears to b_
better off than Yale and PrlflcetOfl at thls
Pennaylvanla has four C-BBBB.
>iercer. Harrington, Marslall BBi Mind*
that would in weli orned al
Harrington haa th efl saSerlBg fr.m a
slight Injury, but, barrlng eccidents, al.
four wlll be ln tha : i^' gam?.?. aad in a 1
way to make th. Ir pn fb*
Co*_e_ tea ib ims been roort . less dta_-*>
ganlzed. bat once Dr. Sharp. _.? t- tbiag"
worklng smootluy he is BbBOBl
rii.d tho kind of aaatarla ? \vo__
be proud of ln Captain Bfltler, (. t'onnor
and R. D. wtr t... m Dartmouth More-,
Snow and Hoggsctt ar- .eteraaa who
iia'.e pn.v.d th'.r worth. While Whltn.y,
tin? siiot patter who repi nl I IM
?ountry at tba Olytnpl- gaa - ??:?' de?
velop Into one of the "'Imis ' u. tha ***?
son. And the Carllsle Irdlars ha~
Thorte. amost a taaa ln aUaaelf.
In talking wtth a Cornell man laat wt__
who hitd Just returned from Ithaca I
was Iflapreaaad with his confldence la Dr.
Bharpa and the way he ia handItag *_?
el.v.ti. He told BM that the under_T_
uates and graduates almost to a man ar*
behlnd the new coach ln hla effort t?
bulld up a winning system at Cornell, ***a
at the expens. of thla yeara t-ara; aai
what 1*< more slgnlflcant, that D"-.
Sharpo's s.*mewhat radlcal m.v?_ ha*.
the approval of Jack Moakley. the we-'
cessful trainer of the Cornell track *J_
'cross-country men and of Charlei B
Courtney, who put Cornell on the tomtat
map and kept It there. With proper ra*
pert Bharpe may yet turn out a ?_**_?
eleven at Cornell, and thla year, too, tt
he has plenty of good materlai, lf th*
players can be welded Into a team.
I was sorry to learn that Captain E__?
Uutler was sufferlng from an Injury tha*.
whlle not .erioti.. i_ likely to keep hlm ?
tha fleld for another week or ten _M*
ti'Cotinor, too, ls limp'ng from a ?_!-'
straln, and fer some reaeon cannot be IB
praaaai wlth the importance of slvjaf ?
the proper rest.
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