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EVENING LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER T3, T0T3.
ZDINALS BACK IN RUNNING-CHANCE SITUATION DISCUSSED-LOCALjELEVENS BUSY
.Tohn C. Mel
MitiiyJ A XJUiJ JJXiVlVlllU
.while Chance Resigned, He
Really Was Forced Out
by Owners' Refusal to
Make Him Supreme.
Long Term of Years Is
Necessary to Build Up
Club Which Can Com
pete for Highest Honors.
Delroll, it Chlenen, 3.
Cletrlnnri, ti St TxiiiU, 0.
w t, r.c. w. i.v.c.
i8fl l .flin ChloflKO AS (19 4T7
77 !2 .107 Pt t.miU . fin 72 .450
70 in "an w York do s .4M
07 01 .nasriovelund 1,1 BO .820
The story of Trunk Chance's rpslKim
tlon from the Now York Amorlonn League
club Is one ns undent ns the lmtlonal
eamo Itself. It hus oor been the policy
of the majority of club owners to adopt
a shifting method of developing a team,
rather than one of watchful waiting,
which has been so highly successful In
the case of the Athletics of this cltv
and the Giants of New York
Frank Chance did not reMgtt because
he had not developed a club with could
compete with the better organizations ot
Ban Johnson's circuit, but because lip
was not allowed to develop It This
friction between the owneis and the man
agers Is the thorn In the side of base
ball, and at times ha actually been a
menace to Its very elstence
To build up a winning ball club, Connie
Mack says, requires at least live ears
Chance has been In New York a little
less than two seasons. It Is true that
ho does not seem to have made nnv more
progress this jonr than lie had at the
close of the season of 1511. Yet tTifi
would probably be the ui-i even If he had
the nucleus of a winning club around
which to build. In thH cne the team
might go along mote or less IndlfferentH
for a couple of vear? ;:ien suddenH
Jump Into the running without warning,
Just as the St Louis Browns did at the
beginning of this season The trans
Mlsslsslpplans were enabled to make a
fight because that team, for the most
part, had been playing together long be
fore Branch Rleke wns even considered
as a managerial possibility
Now that Chance has decided that he
cannot move along In harmonv with the
owners of the Yankees, the fans of New
York win have the dissatisfaction of i Are Threatening Boston Braves
BAAlnrv Ann n t . I, n r n ,-, n o mr,n,nc, rr.-
ntjcuip, una KJL HIV F(lltt- S, f,,v-nt ftrii-
orala discarded merely because the moguls
havo ndt learned the lesson that a man
ager must bo supreme In his department,
nnd that to be successful he must hold
the reins In his own hands and not be
driven with a halter around his own
From several quarters theft; seems to
be a rumor afloat that, after all. Chance
will remain In New York, at least, for the
rest of the season. That, however, has
little hearing on the question Chance
has been hampered and he will continue
to bo hampered as long ns the moCuls
of the Highlanders bellee that they know
more about running the details of a ball
club than one who has captured three
Millet Irs at New- York.
Detroit at ClftrlMiil.
lloston at MnhlnBtnn.
( lilrnRii nt St.
Mlilellrs nt New York.
Detroit nt rieielnmt. ,
ltnslnn st n1ilnnlnn.
ClilrnRO nt t.
St. Initls. 4! t'lnclnnntl, 3.
St. 1,oum, 3; ctncliilintl. t (2l nmO
ChlciiKo, It I'lttsluirnh, 0.
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lloston 7.1 M r,70 "IHsbiirgh Ot 07 477
Vnn Vork 71 " -,-..- t'lilllles ...W 70 .4.17
it t.nuls 71 02 f.14 Ttrooklin . Cs 71 .440
ChlMEO 70 0,1 .MO rinelnnatl ."0 7 4.11
Vow lork nt I'lillnilrliihln Two enmes
UrooUljn nt llnston.
St, lonls nt Cincinnati.
Itrooklyn nt lloston.
New Ynrk nt I'lillndeplhln.
Chtutcn. 1 1 HnfTnlo, 0
Ohlrnito, ! llnfTnlo, .1 (3d itnmf.l
w. n re w i. re
""hlMn 7.1 r,s ".VT llllfTftlo ... 04 01 .-104
Ind'np'lls. 72r,ni-.OKan Cl . 02 07 .411
Itm-klin 07 00 ,"2S St Louis ... n1 72 440
Ilnltlmore 07 00 .Ms Pittsburgh M 7.1.105
Kansas City nt Ilnltlmorr.
C'hlcnKo nt ritMhurich
Inillnnupnlln nt llrnoMrn
St. I.nuls nt llufTaln.
Knnsns City nt Ilnltlmnre
Chlrnirn at rittnbursh
Indtnnnpiills nt llrooklrn.
it. Louis nt lUiffalo.
International League Standing.
IV L P C W I, PC
torheter ." 11 007 Toronto 07 01 7.0s
Proll-nce i Irt HOI Senark 00 7.1 444
Iluffilo si 10 .".nt Montrenl .10 S2 400
liltlmore 72 00 322 lerx". City 4.1 (10 3U
CARDINALS TAKE ON
NEW LEASE OF LIFE
and New York Giants, Leaders,
Now After Being Passed Up as
Yost in Lime-light.
Eastern eyes are now turning toward
football In the IVest and toward Michigan
In partlculr-r Yost begins todaj his sec
ond week of i.irslty practice, preliminary
to one of the hardest seasons he has had
In years Penn meots the Maize and Blue
again at Ann Arbor this fall, and natural-
ly Phlladelphlans will eagerly watch the
development of the Wolverines.
As Michigan w:ll also meet the Crimson
eleven In the Harird stadium on October
SI, there Is an added interest to the make
up of the Mlchiganders. Yost has several
gaps to fill this season, the most difficult
of which Is that left acant hv the depait
uro of Halfback Craig, around whom most
of the offensive plavs were built last sea-Eon.
NEW YORK. Sept 14. Passed up as
a pennant contender weeks ago, the St.
Louis Cardinals have taken on new life
and are again threatening the Boston
Braes and New York Giants National
Following their double Wctory over the
Reds yesterday the Cardinals are In third
place, only four and one-half games be
hind Stalllngs' leaders.
Coming strong behind the Cardinals
are Hank 0'Da's Cubs But one game
separates them from Hugglns' cohorts,
as they, too, won yesterday, beating the
The Cubs and the Cards, however, haie
a tough battle ahead In the pennant
chase Practically all of the remainder
of their games are to be played on the
road, while the Brases and the Giants
will be at home
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TO START EARNEST
Organization of the Picked
Lads Is Now Going on at
Most of the City's Athletic
This week will find the Intel scholastic
football training season fully under way,
is the wan lore nio eagei to get into their
togs and physically prepare thenmhfs
for the coming struggles on the grldlioti.
The three schools In competition foi tho
LUIs A. Glmbol Cup-Central High School.
Northeast High School and Wist Phila
delphia High School, and likewise South
irn High, which Is not In line for the
ttoph this j car have been siinejlng
the mnterlal nt hand nnd taking definite
steps toward the organization of football
squads Noithcnst, with Its usual ag
gressiveness, has already put In three
days of grldlioti practice, while the
other schools have called out the candi
dates and v-lll begin actual work this
week. Though ptedlctlons nt this date
would be i hazard, Northeast High, Judg
ing from the dash .shown by the men In
the early practices, should put In n strong
bid for Ml st honors, while Cential High
because of the wealth of m.itprl.il avail
able, must be counted a fotmldnblc op
ponent. West Philadelphia and Southern
High each lost heat iU thiough giailua
tion and must shape up n team from n
squad of new men
Coach Johnson, of Northeast, Ins been
working with his men at the Northeast
Athletic Fetd, Twenty-ninth nnd Cam
bria, and the team will continue dally
tnouts. rifty candidates, Including six
teterans, hate reported.
bo badly missed from the lineup, HeukoIT
nnd ltoiy In tho backfield, Shwarta nnd
Toll nt ends nnd Nelma nt tacke are
likewise haul men to replace. Tho Orange
nnd Blue stilt has Captain Vt'ngon
knlght at quarterback, Crowcll nt guard,
nnd Hills at end. Devreux. who ttns ex
pected back this sciMoti, has deiidcd to
enter Tome Institute. Pnnztlllo Is a good
halfback, and tho other two backfield po
sitions must bo filled hj men from the
1913 scrub nnd freshmm teams. Klrclmcr,
MneCormnek, lAilrnor, Stniinrd nnd Swing
will bo used to reconstiuet the line.
Southern High School cannot compete
for the Glinbel Cup, since Northenst High
Is the onb team of the "big three" they
play against, Football plans for the com
ing season nt the South Btoad otrcet In
stitution were formulated nt a meeting
assembled by Doctor Bolce, where It wns
nfilclntly announced that Deon Johnson,
of the school faculty, had been selected
to coach the team at Southttark Field.
Only four teterans have returned Smith,
Friedman nnd King, of the backfield, and
M.icNatnee on the line.
Coach "Alec" Howell has Just an
nounced that he will be able to devote
his undltlded attention to coaching the
Central High eleven. Captain Stephens,
Gotwals and "Bill" Butler In the back
field, Farmnkls, Chambers, Young, Wlrk-
i man and Kerr for the line form the
"nucleus." The problem of securing a
fourth man for the backfield. preferably a
good punter, remains to be solved Voss,
of lat season's scrub, will probabl be
Ineligible Armstrong nnd Hackninn, of
the 1913 freshman team, are light nnd In-
experienced. Thomas, Frankford High's
star halfback, I said to be a punter of
I rare abilltj nnd ma hate tho call on
the othet men for this teason.
West Philadelphia High School, which
tied Central High for the Glmbel Cup
last year, haa lost almost an entire team
through graduation Whetstone, stir
halfback and an excellent punter, has
matriculated at State College and will
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Pitches No-hit Game
STAMI'Olin. Conn, Sept. It. William
Walsh, ii f Now Britain, captain of the
Kordham Cnllego football team, pitched
n iiu-lnt, no-iun gntno here for Stamford,
rftamfoi d bent Portchcster 2 to 0
Walsh stiuck out eight players. Walsh's
pitching iccord here this season Is 13
games won nnd 3 lost.
Beat Brooklyn Soccorltes
NEW YORK. Sept. II. With n make
shift line-up In the field, the Brooklyn
soccer team, amateur champions of the
United State, went down to defeat In an
exhibition game nt Unrrlson, N. J at
the hands of the champion West Hudsons
In a Ilnel contested battle by tho score of
S goals to 3
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son to Be Witnessed
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Golfing events hate been coming thick
nnd fast recently, but this Wcok will wit
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morrow there will be an event of special
Intel est at the Whltemarsh Valley
Country Club which will be In the nattiic
of a curtain rnlscr to the annual open
tournnmont of the dolt Association of
With Its usual generosity the White
marsh A'allcy Country Club has put up
$100 for an amateur-professional tourna
ment. It will bo a best ball match with
nn amateur nnd a professional! on each
side. All nmatcura and professional of
clubs belonging to the United States Golf
Arsoclntlon nro eligible to compete. This
ctent Is qulto a novol ono and It should
piovo decidedly Interesting and, what Is
more, It will servo ns excellent practice
for thoso competing In tho championship
tho next day.
In former years the open championship
of Philadelphia was only at thirty-six
holes, but this j car tho Golf Association
viy tvlsclv decided to extend It to sev
cnty-twn. Thlrty-sK holes, therefore, will
bo played on Wednesday nnd the remain
ing thlity-slx on Thursday. Very llbeial
prizes have been put up by the assocla
tlon. Tho winner will receive $160, second,
$100: third, $70: fourth, $10; Ilfth, $20, and
sixth, $10 $100 In prize money In nil. Ono
thing Is certain, nnd that Is that tho
tournament will be moro liberally patron
ized than In past years. Many of tho pro
fessionals who compotcd nt Spring Lake
will ba here. Including Wnltei Hngeti, tho
open champion; James If. Barnes, the
Western champion; Isaac Macklo, the
winner of the Shntvnce tournament; Joo
Mitchell, runner-up nt Shawnee; Elmer
Lot lug, of Spring I.nko, Fred McLcod,
of Washington; Tom McNnmnrn, of Bos
ton: Hcibeit Strong, of Inwood; Ixmls
telllet, of Cnnoe Brook, and, o course, all
tho local professionals. The Whltemarsh
couiso Is In lino condition at the present
time, nnd nlthough It Is by no means easy
somo lino scores should be made.
One ot tho most popular tournaments
of the local season will be played on
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the
Philadelphia Cricket Club, St. Martin's.
The Invitation tournament of the Phila
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cup Invariably draws b, record entry and
there Is no reason to suppose that this
year's event will be an exception to the
In' addition to the St Martin's cup, th
President's. Governors' and Players' cups
will be competed for nnd In each event
there will be a prize for tho runner-up.
An event of great Itnportancs will be
staged at the Merlon Cricket Club,
Haverford, tomorrow, Wednesday,
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, when
the nnnual competitions for tho Inter
collegiate tennis championship will b
played. Iioet jear Princeton sprang a
big surprise by winning the Isaac H,
Clothier cup outright, but this year Har
vard should experience no difficulty In
winning the now trophy for the first
time. Represented by II, Morris Wll.
Hams, 2d, the national singles champion,
It Is difficult to Imagine either Yale,
Princeton, the University of Pennsyl.
vnnla or any other university or college
standing a ghost of a chance against
Harvard. Williams Is a Philadelphia
and this fact alone Is sure to attract
a big attendance nt the Merlon Cricket
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