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gy g THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 1912. j
You Wouldn't Think Mutt Could Do It, Would You? : 7: By "Bud" FisheM
I! Matty's Wisdom Prevented
I Giant Rout, Says Runyon
I Fire of Youth and Mastery of Men Lacking, the Premier
I Used His Head With Good Effect.
II By Damon Runyon.
By IntornatIon.il News Service.
1 , OSTON, Oct. ft. Fighting with the
I cunning of nn old fox brought to
H r" bay, fighting with Ills bark against
JLJ' the wall, Christy Mathewson ho
Mho has heen called thus 'greatest
of hts kindbeat buck tho shushing Bos
ton Red Soy here this afternoon and hold
tl cm to a drawn battle C to 6 In the
second game of the world's sorica.
It was a drama of tho world of snort
done into cloven Innings of basebftll
playing. It was a dama that men will
dream and talk about In the years to
tome. It stirred tho heart at once to
1)1 ty and supreme admiration for the
central figures tho big, blonde, serious
Pennsylvania German, whoso namo has
M become famous In tho field of American
Tho fire of youth Is lacking in the sln
I wa of that mighty arm, that brought
Christy Mathewson gold and glory In
the brief yesterday; the old magical mas
ter of men is slowly fading to a mem
ory, but tho old wisdom is nt III his, and
ho It was ho roHo today above tho torrent
cf impetuous youth always youth and
mat youth that roared about him.
Starting off at a grave disadvantage
uhlch wau no fault of his own, ho fought
along with dogged persistence. Tlmo and
again he saw victory almost within reach,,
only to sco papa break in the frnll line
behind him and crowd him buck into the
n shadow of defeat, but ever he toiled on.
I pitching not as ho used to, perhaps, but
HBH pitching, you may bo sure, from his very
Somber dusk was shrouding Fenway
field at i:. lights were popping up In
tile windows of houses beyond the walls,
and electric signs wore commencing to
twlnklo from the roofs of distant build
ings; there was tho feel jf night in the
air when Mathewson slouched from tho
Giant bench to the pitching mound In
the last half of the eleventh Inning, Idly
twinging his old pitching glove. The
dingy traveling uniform of the Giants
that looks like bed ticking, seemed to
hang moro loosely than ever about his
big frame. There was a tired expression
in his oves. and not now waH he a man
of only 32. but a worn and weary veteran
of tho baseball wars.
What to him was the roar of 30.000
people and the crazy blare of bands? His
concern was Heine, tho rugged smashing
shartstop of the Red Sox, his Immediate
thought was Carrigan, the Irish backstop
with the bludgeon bat, for the score was
a t to and the Giants were on the do
Shafer. substituting for Fletcher, luck
less Arthur Flotcher, whose error behind
Mathewson had given the old master of
the pitching craft Ids greatest trouble, re
tired both Wagner and Carrigan. gamelv
taking a terrific smash In the stomach
from the Irishman's bat, bnt gottfng his
man, while Mathewson himself tossed
out Hugh Bcdlent, and then Silk
O'Loughlin, officious, 6hrill voiced, told
tho stands that tho game was called on
account of darkness and that it would be
played off tomorrow at Fenway field.
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the oldest pitcher in tho game In point
of service at least, had fought off Ray
Collins, tho Vermont coiloglan who wa
In knlckorbockors when Mathewson was
in his big It'ague prime. He had driven
back Charley Hall, tho veteran ol tho
Red Sox team, and the finish found Jake
Stahl. the Sox chief,, uolng another of
his best boys against tho old star of the
Mathewson'? work and tho steady
pounding of the Giant batsmen drained
the Red Sox pitching staff. As a last
desperate resort. Stnhl and Smoky Joe
Wood, the hero of the Tuesday gamo.
warming tip at frequent intervals In tho
outfield. That would have left only tho
unknown quantity, Buck O'Brlnn, for lhj
morrov(, If tomorrow's game can be
Tonight a heavy rain, presaged by tho
clouds which hung over the town nearly
all afternoon, began.
Rod-headed, square-Jawed, John Mur
ray, the lad who stoically stood a bitter
lire of criticism for his shortcomings In
the world scries a year ago. bobbed up
again today as one of the stars of tho
occasion. Fate has apparent! v deter
mined to reward Jack's marlvrdom. In
tho eighth Inning today, with .Matty un
der bitter fire, he turned a complete
somorsault backwards into the bleacher
'option In left Held, occupied by the royal
rooters of Boston, while trying to get
a fly from Duffy Lewis's bat. He had
a narrow escape from serious Injury, but
oven ns a crowd of spectators and play
ers rushed for him, "Red John" came up
standing in a very petulant mood because
sonic one had stolen his cap for a sou
venir while he lay prostrate among tho
Another Giant star was Charley Her
r.og, who drove home two runs for tho
'Giants in the eighth inning after the
thin flanked, swarthy faced Hall had re
lieved Ray Collins.
It was John Murray who just before
that had smashed out a two-bagger on
the left-handed collegian, which had senv
Snodgrass home with the first of three
runs and started tho rally.
A close analysis of the gamo from the
Giant standpoint would take you back to
the first Inning for causes and effects
and tho greatest damago traced down to
a murr of an easy liner by Arthur
Taking Boston's viewpoint, however,
wo find that Duffy Lewis's muff of
Snodgrass's easy fly -In that eighth in
ning opened the way for Colllns's de
parture and the tying of the score by the
big town boys. A smash by Trls Speaker
In the tenth, connected up with an error'
attributed to Artie Shafcr, who had re
lieved Fletcher at short field on a throw
to the plate,' put the Sox back in the
Pinch Hitter Delivers.
McGraw shifted his attack tlmo and
again in this game, bringing up his re
serve force at a strategic moment.
Harry McCormlck, the great pinch hitter
of tho team, who has been carried by
McGraw at a big salary all season ann
novcr used for anything but hitting in
tho plnchea, repaid tho Giant leader to
day when ho brought In what seemed
to be tho winning run
Arthur Wilson and George Burns were
scrambling about tho bats when McCor
mlck went up in place of Fletcher, and
It was certain that it he failed Mathew
son would bo lifted for another pinch
hitter. McCormlck landed, however, and
then it waa that McGraw decided Matty
could hold them with a single run and
the "Big Train" returned to tho box.
Rube Marquard, the wry necked left
handed sensation of the National league
season, had been warming up In loft
field to take Matty's place In the box.
The one-run lead was not enough when
Snoakor came to bat. This was tho Sox
side of tho tenth. Arthur Wilson was
catching and Arthur Shafer was a short.
Chief Meyers had boon taken out of thr
gamo by McGraw In the preceding Inning
to let Shafer run for him. Wilson made
a fine play, snatching up Stevo Terkes's
short punah to the left of tho plato ann
getting !iis man at first.
Then Speaker hit a terrific liner up
against a low green barrier in center-
"Hit less Wonder" of Former Series
Does Best Slugging for Giants
I JACK MUBEAY.
Financial Side of Game: BSBlllk
Total attendance, 30,118. j5MMSjjk
Total rocoipts, $58,369. - JBPi&I
Playors sharo, 31,510.26. . , lP
Giants' sharo, S10.506.-12. t A ' ' .
Red Sox sharo, S10.506.42. w SRl' "
National commission's sharo,
The National commission receives ifP'K 1
10 per cont of tho gross rccoipts. : ' 1? -OPSv
Tho playors receive 60 per cont. . ' tt MPVV
of the balance left and tho stock- V;t &
holders divido tho rcmaindor. V '- ii'RMwM W&.
Features of the Game:
Batteries Mathewson and Mey
ers and Wilson; Collins, Hall,
Bedient and Carrigan.
Score, 6 to 6; 11 innings; called
on account of darkness.
The clubB play in Boston today
instead of in Now York on account
of yesterday's tic.
All pitchers were hit freely.
The errors were many and glar
ing, duo to the nervousness of the
Mathewson's poor support prac
tically lost him the game.
Ground rules prevailed.
Murray continued his heavy stick
work, getting a triple, a double
and a singlo out of five times up.
Hcrzog divided the batting honors
Collins was taken out in the
eighth after Murray's hit scored
Snodgrass and Hall was sent in. He
lasted two innings. Bedient pitched
tho last session.
field which had been placed thcro to keep
tho ovcrllow crowd out. of the playing
territory. Tho ball caromed off tho
boards and Becker got It. Shafer ran
out back of second and took feeal's throw.
Speaker seemed to ho taking his time
as he swung Into third, but Shafer Jug
gled tho ball long enough lo start the
Kreat Texan whirling to the plate. Sha
for's throw got away from Wilson as
Trls flashed under the lilocky Giant, ann
the score was again tied on Mathewson.
Matty whispered hurriedly to Mcrkle,
who got tho ball and hurried over ann
touched first, apparently mnklng the
claim that Speaker had failed to touch
the bag ns he rounded that station. Hut
UIH Rlgler, tho National lcaguo umpire
on the bases, shook his head decisively.
Duffy Lewis followed Speaker with a
two-base drive Into right center and
went on to third as Doylo niado a re
markable fielding play In getting Gard
ner's roller back of first and shootlntr It
over to Mcrklo. Herzog tossed out Stahl
and Gardner was left.
A perfect throw by Shafer would have
had Speaker at the plate, as ho missed
It In his slide and had to crawl back
and touch It as Wilson scrambled for tht
ball. Speaker claimed that as he went
Into third Hcrzog Interfered with him,
and when the Sox took the field he mot
tho Marylandcr at the pitchers' box and
they engaged In a heated conversation,
which promised blows, until Doyle ana
McGraw got between them and crowded
them apart. Speaker returned to center
whllo Doylo was pulling Herzog away.
Ogden Fan Formerly
Played Ball With
Collins of Red Sox
Special to The Tribune.
OGDEN, Oct. St. There was one base
ball fan in Ogden today who showed
more than passing Interest In tho work
of Ray Collins, the Boston Red Sox
southpaw, who was driven from the box
by the GinntH in the lie game of the
world's series. This fan Is Walter J.
I-Ioyt, deputy city auditor.
Hoyt is by no means an "old man" In
the game, but back In the days when
Collins was attending tho University of
Vermont at Burlington, Hoyt wus back
stopping for Independent teams In that
quarter of the universe. During tho sea
son of 100G, when Collins was still -affiliated
with college baseball, Hoyt
caught several games with the now classy
Red Sox hurlcr In the box.
"He was an aimular youth then and
could not have been more than 10 years
of age." said Tloyt today. "Mo had thn
smoke and some real curves then, so hi
must bo thcro with tho goods now after
four years In professional company. 1
am not surprised to learn that it almost
broke his heart when he was driven off
tho mound today, for he always appeared
to bo timid."
Kven in his college day?, according to
1 Giants9 Hard-Hitting Infielder
! OIIABLES HERZOG.
Hoyt, Collins was regarded as one of
tho most promising lads In tho game.
SACRAMUNTO. Cl.. Oct. 9.-Score:
H. H. K.
0kln.l 5 3 1
Sarrnmculo 7 12 2
Rjittorlee OirlatUn anil MlUc; .Miinicll and
I.OS AXUT.MX. Oct. i. corc:
V onion ( S 0
tAf Angrlx I 5 Z
Diitorl fUlelRfc and llion: levcfui, Vornon
SAN FRANCISCO. OeU S.-Seor-i
I'ortland 7 IS I
San Pranrlxx) 3 10 I
n.ittrrlwi HlRclHbathara ami Holler; I'.mnlns;
Rocksaud Goon to Franco.
LEXINGTON. Ky.. Oct. 3. August Bel
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been noId to a Krench syndicate headed
by Chorl Halbroiin. for $150.f00f it be
came known hero today. Ttic stallion
now is at Uelmont's stock farm here.
Belmont bought the homo In Kngiand six
years ago for $120,000.
Neuralgia of tho face, shoulder,
hands, or feet requires a powerful rem
edy that will penetrate the flesh.
Ballard's -Show Liniment pos
sesses that power. Rubbed in where
i tho pain is felt is all that is nocessary
to relievo stiffcrinc and restoro normal
1 conditions. Price, 25c, 50c and $1.00
per bottle. Hold by Sebramm-Johnaon..
Drills, five nood stores.
'Til Win My Game Sure," j
Declares "Rube" Marquard
Giants' Southpaw Says Red Sox ill Be Easy for Hiri J
In Today's Contest. t
By Rube Marquard.
By International Ncwh Service.
BOSTON, Oct. 5,-Wo have the Rod
Sox on tho run now, and there
will be nothing to it but a clean
up in the next four games for tho
Giants. Matty was unfortunate
In not getting away 'with a victory to
day, but, believe me, T will win my game
Yes, McGraw has practically told me
that I will work tomorrow, and ho will
come back with Tesreau in New York
Friday. Now, I don't like to boant too
much about myself, but I am better to
day than ever In my life, and I will be
shoving them over at those alleged swat
ters of Boston so fast tomorrow that they
won't be able to see the ball.
I had a fine workout during the last
two Innings today, and WUbcrt Robison.
who caught a few of my fast ones, said
I never had so much stuff In all my lifo.
I supposo that I will draw either Be
dient or O'Brien tomorrow. Well. I
know that 1 can outpltch cither of them.
There Is just a chance that Manager
Stahl will come back with Joe Wood.
Well, I sure hopo ho does. You know I
told you tho other day how 1 won every
game I pitched against Joe when we were
both in tho American association. I
have the Indian sign on him.
Old Damo Fortune was dead against
us today. Wo didn't get a break any
where, while tho Red Sox had enough
luck to win a whole season's schedule
In tho middle of the last half of tho
first Inning, when tho Red Sox were
dumping thoso fluky hits, McGraw mum
bled: "No wonder those fellows won tho
CUBS A! WHITE SOX '
PLAY SCORELESS TIE
Athletics Blank Phillies and
Cardinals Beat Browns
in 10 Inning's.
CHICAGO. Oct. fi. Darkness ended a
scoreless same between the Chicago
Americans and the Chicago Nationals,
who met in the opening game of a scries
to decide the baseball championship of
Chicago. The contest was called In the
Walsh pitched In rare form, holding the
National leaguers to one hit. Tinker
slashed out a double In the fourth inning,
and was the only Cub to reach second
base- Schulte got one base in the sec
ond Inning on Ruth's wide throw, but
was caught napping a moment later.
Only twenty-eight men faced Walsh. He
did not Issue a base on balls and struck
out seven men.
Lavender, who opposed Walsh, also
pitched a masterly game. He held the
White Sox to six scattered hits and re
ceived brilliant support. The score:
R. H. 13.
Cubs 0 1 1
White Sox 0 C I
Batteries Lavender and Archer;
Walsh and Sullivan. Umpires Connolly
Summary: Two-base hits Tinker, Bo
die. Walsh. Struck out Walsh. 7: Lav
ender, 1. Umpires Connolly, Owens. Dl
necn and Brennnn.
ATHLETICS PROVE CLASS
AND BLANK THE PHILLIES
PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 0. The Phila
delphia Americans won tho.tr second game
In the local Inlerleague series here to
day. Houck, the young Oregon pitcher,
pitched for the former world's cham
pions, and only three hits were secured
off his delivery. Chalmers pitched a
steady game for the Phillies, but re
ceived poor support. It. 11. 13.
Phillies 0 0000000 00 3 3
Athletics .. ..0 0 I 0 0 0 0 0 .11 II 0
Batteries Chalmers and Kllllfer. Houck
'and Lapp. Umpires Hart and John-
I CARDINALS WIN GAME IN
THE TENTH INNING
St- Louis. Oct. 9. A base on balls to
JJtlss, who was batting for Gcycr In the
tenth Inning, with all the bases occupied,
gave tho local National team the open
ing gamo of the Interlcaguc city cham
pionship series with the American league
The game was hard fought all the way.
The Nationals scored first on timely hits
and an error, and tho Americans scored
their runs ami went ahead on passes and
hits. A pass followed by three hits tied
It for the Nationals In the eighth Inning.
In tho tenth slow fielding by tho Ameri
cans permitted the Nationals to fill the
bases. Two were out when the winning
run crossed the plate. R. H. J2.
Brown3 .. ..0 0 0 1 0 4 100 06 0 1
Cardinals ..1 02000030 17 10 3
' Batteries Brown. Allison and Alexan
der: Harmon, Gcyor and Brcsnahan and
Two-baso hits KvanH. Three-base hits
--I2vana. Bases on balls Hamilton, 4;
Coyer, 1; Harmon, S; Aldlson. 5. Struck
out Harmon, 5; Coyer, 2; Hamilton, 2.
Umpires Flnnoran and O'Brien.
pennant. They arc surrounded wit! h'
horseshoes." And that suro In a trui M
remark. Boston should never hav ti
scored ono of thoso threo runs. gj
Boston's next run, which camo in th fji
fifth, was suro a lucky one. Agait ,l
Fletcher erred. Collins started off b i 1
fanning. Hooper singled and Meyer Sr
caught him stealing five- feet, ml Jy
Fletcher, who was unnerved by thl3 tlmi
because of the breaks against him d
dropped the throw. This would havi t
mado two out. Yerkcs tripled and wai j
loft at third when Speaker lined ti Ct
Fletcher, who tossed to Hcrzog, doublln ,
the Boston second baseman off third 4
Fletcher regained some lost prestige b
this catch, but, take It from mo, I b
Ilcve that McGraw will have Shafcr li
there playing the short field the romahj
dcr of the series. Fletcher has boel i,
blown, and only a couple of timely hit ',
on his part will give him enough confl
dencc to bo of much use to us from nox '
on. If I were manager, I sure would pi r
The fifth run scored by the Boston b
was the luckiest ono of them all. Wit &
two down, Lewis lifted a long, high fi ,
to loft. It counted for tv.-o bases. Murra e
backed up to the low fence and had th t,t
tips of his fingers on the ball when li ,j
look a back somersault over the raillh V
and Ml into the stand. It would ha? ,,'
been a sure out on tho Polo grounds o L
any other field In tho National league 11'
Gardner pounded a vicious grounds
through Fletcher that vorod Lowlt
Gardner's grounder should have bee
called an error, but the official scorer
word kind to poor Fletcher and chalkft L,
it up as a hit. J V
Boston's sixth run. which camo In tb r
tenth Inning, was well earned on Speak t
or's triple and Lewis's double But J ia
was tho only run tho red hosed athlete B,'
should have cashed. 'i u
Matty pitched a swell game, despite th V
breaks that were against him. Ills fndMa
away never broko better, and I nevq
saw him have so much stuff on his fai J
ball. I heard some of tho Boston fan L
remark In the lobby of tho hotl tonlgh
that Matty is through for the series J
that he isn't strong enough to pltc' L
another gamo. I Ml like walking lij ?
and offering them 51000 at evens tha,
Big Six will pitch on Saturday. Of cours n
rain may keep him from working on tha ,r
day. What I mean Is that he will wor ,.
In tho game that follows tho ones Tea;
reau and T pitch. Why, that big fellow
Is every bit as good now as ho was si; '
years ago. He knows more baseball thai
any man on tho team, and the ncxV tlrri
he starts thoso Red Sox will be luck; f
lo score on him. if r'-
You see, Matty was not at his vr u
best today. Ho laid off too long, H
enjoyed a rest of fourteen days. If H
had laid off about half that tlmo h '
would have been on edge today. H t.
didn't hit his stride until the sixth In ?
nlng. He seemed to be stiff and awk ,v
ward In his delivery, and every Nei "
York fan knows that Matty Is tho moi
graceful pitcher In tho world When h
Is tied up ho Isn't the real Matty. ,: ,.
I'm tickled to death the way Joe! y
Murray Is coming along In this scriei
Ho Is making up for his mlsfortuno In th "
world's series last fall. Just before h I.
wont to bat the first tlmo Tuesday,';!
was sitting beside him on the bench. 1
"Rube," ho said, "I am going to shoi
all'' those guys who panned mc last fa!
something In this series." t
"Go to it. Jack." I replied. 'Tou'j ?,
the best hitter on the team when you'fl
going right." ! C
Herzog Is sure playing great ball J ?
this scries, and using the old stick ,rj
the opportune time. And so are all th '
others, excepting Fletcher. Poor Arthu,
feels badly over his slump and does th
best he can. but that isn't good enoug r!
for us In this series- , rJ,
I am rooming with Josh Dovoro ova
here, and after tho game last night w
sat up In our room and agreed that ifrr
would never play baseball again If tb ,5i
Red Sox win the scries. That in ho- r
confident wo both are that tho Olani
will bo thn next world's champions. I ?
I'll cop tomorrow. Tesreau will ropca r
Friday and on Saturday tho Red Sa ,
won't score a run off Matty Monday.;.
will be back on the Job, and the serli, ? i
will crxl right then and there. v'
BALKAN WAR WILL :
PREVENT TO URN El
LOS ANGELES. Cal., Oct. 9. Brithi
polo experts scheduled to play In th
southern California winter tournameii r
wlh not be able to come because of th i
trouble In the Balkans. All of the play
ors are officers In the British army, ftl
a cablegram received by Walter Dup
of tho Cnronado polo team, It bccanJ
known today, announced that thoy na
received orders to report to their raff i
mcnts. The moEsage was from Lor
Twoedmouth and spoko also for Lor q,
Reginald Herbert, Lord AJstalrlnneM '
Kerr and Viscount Loveaon-Gower. ,
Rummage Sale Mi
in the basement of St. Mark's 9a?.fc
lrnl, hefrinniuK Saturday, 10 o'cloclc..
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I $15 to $35 I
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