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Ruth and Me
Babe Swipes Second i
Minute, and Lumbc
Steal of Home?G
And Goes to Pieces.
By WILLU* IIATESS **WCTT.
CUsltad Im lat CunsspssJsat.)
POLO GROUND* NEW YORK.
Oct. *. Tho Vankees lurntd ths
ban gama Into * fare* comedy this
afternoon and forced the Giants to
play the part of Simple Simon*.
Tha score wax 3 to 9, but that doe*
not tell the story.
The Tanka not only heat tho
Glints bat turned them Into a Joke
team. It had been thought that
the Glanta might win because they
were supposed to be faster on the
base*. In this roaring comedy the
huge Babe Ruth stole second and
third within the space of * minute,
and Bob Heuael. who Is aboot a*
fast on his feet aa an aged elephant.
suffering from bookworm
and rheumatism, stole home.
At the end of the eighth Inning,
la the flnal frame of which the
lumbering Meusel stole home, the
Giants were treated to a royal rwrji.r
from the capacity crowd as
they came In from the field. About
40 WW rose from their seats an
laughed In loud derision at the
team that has been the Idol of the
big town for twenty yeara That
roar of derisive laughter mai-Ved
the temporary eclipse of the Giants
and It marked also the attainment
Of victory for the TanS^s who
have been fighting an uphill battle
for favor an* the glory and wealth
that goes with It ever since the
gprlac of 190*
Hshfi *uvr*Tl r*fl?.
Nafcf pitched a rood game.
in*' -only three
back of him a team that was fall
lng to pieces, a team that was outrnnad.
out-thooght and outplayed
"Uvrrv department of the gam
an4 ultimately forced to play th
clown for a mob of hooting fa
vvhTUme to the park neutral and
1e?t It Yankee rooters.
The real downfall of the team
that once stood st the pinnacle or
baseball fame came In the last half
of the eighth inning.
cracked a weak fly to Just bark "
the etcher's box. It was a chance
that an high school team would
hav? assumed to miss. But inning
efts* mnlng without a run to cheer
them, with the Tanks always lead'ng
and the sympathy of the crowa
aw*y had worn the Giants
tT^VealTng point, and for the
n,Affl.r,t leant they not the
*2hral0ttt of a *ood hisrh
team. Nehf and Bancroft went after
the ball, nervons. hesitant. ?boutlng
wildly at each other To cmplleate
matters Frisch. the bitting
hero of the series thus far.
In between them, veiling for the
PH^F Nehf and Bancroft let him
hava It. He grabbed the ball, a
e*t^ that any 10-year-old hoy could
hav* made easily, and?dropped It.
The star of the Giant tesm had
crarted wide open and the whore
machine went to pieces, like a fllv
ver that hart butted head on Into an
exprass train. *rteek raved at Nehf
andBancroft. and they raved back
at him From that time on the
Giaatrwere not a ba~h.ll team,
hut a crowd of nerve-wracked
beaten men. praying for the last
oot to end their agony of humiliation.
Babe Swipes Twe Bases.
The Babe, who had been walked
on his first three times ?v
reached out Into the next county
aftar a bad one and poked a
little roller to Kelly, who caught
Peck with a throw to second. Ruth
rooatlng safe at first with on? down_
Bob Meusel hit a hot one through
the pitcher for a double, and Ruth
slid safe at third. PipT> then hit a
roller to Bancroft, and Ruth ambled
horns while PlPP was being extinguished
at first. Meusel took
third on the play.
The crowd rose to Its feet with a
roar of amasement as the heavyfooted
Meusel started for home on
Nehfs wlndup. Big Bob looked as
much at home In the attempt as a
three-ton truck competing for honors
on a motor speedway with the
finest racers in the business. But
the big fellow got a good lead, and
Smith, the Giant catcher, completed
the utter destruction of his team's
morale and reputation by dropping
Bob Meusel had stolen home on
the Giants. That is about equivalent
to an amateur featherweight
licking Jack nempsey. 5?ehf made
motions of disgust, and the other
members of the team gave excellent
Imitations of a little boy speaking
a place who had forgotten his line*.
A more disgusted and demoralised
crowd of ball players was never
seen on a world series diamond.
The Glanta as a fighting ball club
with a chance to win. had temporarily.
at least, ceased to exist. The
Tanks had simply' beaten them
The crowd had been neutral up to
this time, but when Meusel crossed
the njate It went to the Yankees
heart and soul.
The great Babe Ruth did his
share In breaking the spirit of MrGraw's
men. They would not let
hlta hit th*L ball, but the Babe refused
to be shelved. Since .Nehf
woaU not put the ball vdiere he
could shine by hitting, the Babe
decMed to make a name for himself
as a base-runner.
la the fifth Inning Ruth ram* to
bat with 'wo down and none on.
It was a spot for Nehf to pitch to
the slugger If he ever Intended to.
He <|ld not Intend to, and the crowd
roared Its disapproval as he fed ,
Ruth four wide onea The Babe
tosssd away his bat with a gesture
of supreme disgust and limped
down to first, favoring his bad leg.
On the first ball pitched the huge
hlt<cr was away for second, determined
to have some sort of active
part In the ball game. He 1
slid Into the bag like a loaded coal i
truck1 skidding off a wet road, and I
the tens roared with glee as the
limine called him safe. i
In the Ope
> Comedy By
Vi\d on Bases
ind Third in Space of
nng Bob Perpetrate* a
iant Machine Crashes
Mrs. Babe Ruth Flies
Over Battle Arena
raw YORK. Oet. ?. _ Mrs.
Btb* flew aver tke Polo
Crouds la fly-lag boat jm as
*? Vamka ?il oat to aeld for
tke ant lamias of their aecaad
TlrtBTj over tke Glasts (a tke
world series today.
L'oals* over tke side of tke
skip, la wkiek ske was tke caeat
* C. *. Heddea, presldeat of tke
Aero ma rise Cowpaa,. Mrm. R.tk
d?oi?*d a kail la tke fncra] dlreetloa
of left Seld. attacked to
small paraekote. Oa It ake kad
wrttteai "Hello, Rakei I expeet
tke Yaaks to wla today."
Later Mrs. Hatk motored from
?ke la ad Ins ba y to tke Polo
Uroaada aad wateked tke flalak
of tke same.
GRID STAR DIES
Jay Nettekoven, Sophomore
At Hill School, Succumbs
To Internal Disorder.
Jay Nettakoven. end on the Central
High School football team, died
yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock at
the Naval Hospital as a result of
a long-standing Internal disorder.
Young Nettekoven suffered an injury
to his neck and shoulders last
week during a football scrimmage,I
but, according to the doctors who
attended him, this injury was in no
way responsible for his death.
Nettekoven was a sophomore at
Central, and was one of the most!
popular boys In local school circles.
Coach Metzler declared last i
night that he wa* one of the moat
promising football prospects the
school had spssessed in its history.
Because of the death of the young
athlete the football frame scheduled
for tomorrow with Woodberry
Forest has be?n called off by Coach
Metzler. Burial will be in Arlington
Cemetery next Monday.
TO HILLTOP TEAM
Sheehan, 200, and Goggin,
196, to Start at Tackle
A greatly changed eleven from
tlfe one that defeated Lebanon Valley
last Saturday will take the field
against Uranlus tomorrow at American
League park, when Coach
Exendine sends his Uergetown
charges against the invaders. Sheehan.
who weighs over 200, and Bill
Goggin. registering 196. will mean
a gain of over twenty-flve pounds
over the tackles of the Lebanon
game. Paul Florence, the midWestern
giant end. will add over
twenty pounds to the end positions,
while DuFour will Mart, instead of
twenty-flve pounds lighter Martino.
?' 1<J?rter. Thl. means that for
iif-."..."Z11* most ot Exendlne's
giants will be seen in action
The coaches this week hkve had I
T" t,,am in red Jerseys, and j
?f the Blu? and Reds
has daily produced the hardest
scrimmage of the season. Andy Za.
' th* speedy little end who
received"10 ^banon v*lley contest
ihould.r ",K 4 b"d lnJUr>' "> ?"?
out of ,h h? Wl" Probably b.
The tn? *ame for several weeks
7ar fro d" ^ H'1,top have ""n
and 11 drawing-room encounters
U harft . regulars have found
it hara to stand the gaff.
young row en
BALTIMORE. mZ Oct ??A
IlTce" *r.e,nCe.1t0n,?ht 'aw Rankle
thrash Phn r e'ffht soundly
, Jhl1 Logan, of BufTalo. in the
AtwX ' f<,",urM the National
F^rth n openin? ?ho? in the
Fourth Regiment Armory.
S J,!?' B?nm was surprised in the
en """'-flnal. when Young Boww?h
h hln,fton- met his leads
a hair ^ right uppercuts and won
a hair-line decision.
Meet in Semi-Finals
F?"w Hyatt will, meet Miss
Mrt n J? ' F Stetson will face
,C' Y Whealer in the semi-final
round of the annual women's golf
tournament "for the French High
cop *' th? Ch?*y Chase
Club today. The finals will be played
The btg surprise in yesterday's
matches was furnished by Mrs. Hyatt.
who defeated Mrs. C. U FraUey.
one of the two or three best women
rolfers In the District. 6?4
Yesterday's results: Mrs. Frank
Hyatt defeated Mrs. C. L. Frailey.
??? Mi*, Hacker defeated Mrs. L.
O. Cameron. 1 up. Mrs. F Stetson
defeated Mrs L. Noyes. ?_j. Mrs
c. V. Wheeler defeated Mist Nash.
Gridders Want Games.
The Emanon Club will put a 14Spound
eleven in the field this fall
?nd wishes to arrange games with
the Quenttas and Emeralds. Addresn
E. T. Offutt. Jr.. at 1?58 Taylor
itreet northwest, phone Adams 12M
?CoL William B. Greeley,
chief of the Forest Serrice,
tells of thrjjling fights
nwith fire after it has run W 1
through the timber lands, j
PITCHING OF HOYT
Youth Cast Off by ^fcGraw
Mates But 2 Hits.
ART. NEHF IS WILD
The Much Maligned Hugging*
Stock Takes Decided Rise
By C JL. LOVETT.
(Vaahiafton Karald tad CMoafo Tribua?
NEW TORK. Oct. Much has
been written about the Giants having
the polish and the edge In *hls
world series by virtue of superior
pitching. Anything the National
League champions lacked in the
flrst particular they have received
In the first two games of the current
world title quest. Carl Mays
polished them off brilliantly In the
opening game, and Waite Hoyt.
! Giant cast-off, and hut a few years
ago a Brooklyn high school pitcher,!
flnishd them off with a fine
glals today. The score was Identical
with that of the previous day.
S to 0. and the vaunted Giants, they
of the profound science and the
numerous strategists, have yet to
brak into the run column In the
1921 big series.
And as for the edge on superior
pitching. the Giants have not
1 shown it, but felt it, the sharp
I edge, too, in these two remarkable
j battles on the old Polo Grounds.,
I A capacity crowd of upwards off
! 38.000 saw the Giants humbled today
as completely as any club,
i toppled from the pinnacle of pubI
lie esteem, has been humbled since
world title games were inaugurated.
Yaaks Outgame RtvaU.
Taking chances unprecedented in
contests of such Importance, doing
j the unexpected and forcing the j
1 breaks at every turn, the Yanks
! have thoroughly outgamed the once
haughty menials of Muggsy McGraw,
and tonight Miller Huggins,
the modest but all-seeing K*nral
I of the victorious Yankees, is held
I in highest esteem by all those who
| have witnessed the rare perform!
ance of his charges. Including the
score of New York baseball writers
who have flayed him unrelentingly
I almost from the time he took up
the managerial reins of the New
1 York American eague club,
j In reducing the Giants to utter
dejection today, there weVe two
prime factors, the superb pitching
of Hoyt and the reckless abandon
of the Yankee baserunning. even
more apparent in the second game
than in the opener, in which McNally
accomplished his astounding
clean theft of home. Today the
ponderous Bob Meusel duplicated
McNally's feat ? and crossed the
plate standing up. He took the
Giant catcher. Earl Smith, so completely
by surprise that 8mlth perwltted
a waist-high fast ball. Just
a few Inches outside the plate, to
bound out of his mitt for a short 1
Meusel's theft of home came in a 1
hectic eighth inning, as the Giants!
were plainly rattled, and the vast
crowd roared Its approval of |
Yankee daring but a few minutes
previously Babe Ruth, who three 1
times was passed by Artie Nehf,
the Giant moundsman, delighted the
fans by cleanly stealing both second
and third base. Hence the second
pilfering of home by the
Yankees In the two games of the
classic made the Giants appear almost
ridiculous In their shortcomings.
Two Hits. Oaie a Scratch.
A paucity of safe hits marked
the day's battle of skill and of wits.
Jloyt restricted the Giants' safeties
to two, and one was a puny pop fly
by Rawllngs that descended out or i
reach behind third base. The only j
solid slam the Giants were able to .
produce off the young right-hanier
was a single by Frisch in the ninth.
Only two other hart-hit balls did
the Yankee defenders have to
handle, a punch by Young, which j
McNally gobbled up in the fourth, j
and Rawllngs' long fly to Bob Meusel
In the following Inning. Including
the two hits, but four balls were
hit out of the infleld off Hoyt.
Miller walked after Smith
dropped his high foul In the first,
and advanced on Peckinpaugh s infleld
out before Ruth was passed.
Frisch leaped on high, nabbed
Meusel's liner, and doubled Miller
off second with his throw to Rawlings.
Pipp walked to start the
second, and moved up while Frisch
was throwing out Ward. Frisch
got in the way of McNally's hot
grounder and was taken off his balance
by the force of the drive, but
as he fell reached behind him and,
with the ball in his gloved hand,
tagged Pipp as he passed. Hoyt's
hit over second ftnd, after two were
out. passes to Peck and Ruth filled
the bases in the third, but Meusel
popped to Bancroft Netaf's own
fielding fault cost the first Yankee J
run which Hoyt hit In. It came I
in the fourth, after Pipp flied out I
to Young. Ward slnglsd to right
and was safe at second when Nehf ,
threw wide to Bancroft for a forceout
on McNally's tap to the bo*. !
Schang walked, and again the bases I
were filled. Hoyt turned a grasser !
to R&wlings, who threw him out at
flrst, Ward scoring. McNally was
doubled at the plate seeking to
score from second on the play.
In the eighth Frisch dropped Peck's
pop fly, but Ruth forced Peck at second.
On Meusel's single to center
Ruth reached third by a fine sprint
and perfect sliete, Meusel going down
to Second on the play at the far corner.
Pipp rolled out via Rawllngs.
Ruth counting. With Ward up, Fewster,
coaching at third, ran in and
whispered in Ward's ear. Although
that is a rare way of conveying a
signal, the Giants seemed to expect
a squeeze play attempt. But Ward
made no effort to go after the flrst
pitched ball, on which Meusel tore In
from third. Meusel withheld m*
slide when he saw the ball bound out
of Smith's big glove and 0 crossed
the plate at a mare trot, heaping
Ossa on Pelion.
Th< Giants only real opportunity
to score, came In the ninth when,
after Bancroft rolled out. Frisch
poled his single and Young drew a
UANTS AS YANKEES
YOUNG STAR BLANKS GIANTS |
This is Waite Hoyt, known as the schoolboy pitcher, who
pitched the Yankees to their second straight shutout victory over
the Giants yesterday. It was sweet revenge for the young star,
who was cast off by McGraw some years ago. He allowed only
two hits, one a scratch.
Box Score of 2nd Game
GIANTS ABRHPOAE YANKEES ABRHPOAE
Burns, ci 3 o o 1 o o Miller, cf 3 o o 1 o o
Bancroft, ss 4 o o 3 3 o Peckinbaugh, ss.. 3 o o 3 1 o
Fnsch, 3b 4 o 1 3 a 1 Ruth, 11 1 1 o o o o
Young, rf. ..... a o 0 a o o R. Meusel, rf ... 4 1 1 too
Kelly, ib. 4 o 0.1a a o Pipp, ib 3 o o 14 o o
E. Meusel, If. .. a o o o o o Ward, ab 4 1 1 4 7 o
Rawlings, ab. ... 3 o 1 a a o' McNally, 3b.... 3 o o o 3 o
Smith, c .3 o o 1 1 1 Schang, c. ...... a o o 4 a o
Nehl, p a o o o 3 1 Hoyt, p 3 o 1 o a o
; Totals 87 o a 34 13 3 Totals a6 3 3 37 15 o
; GIANTS o o o o o o o o 0?0
j YANKEES o 1 o o o o a x?3
Stolen bases?Ruth, a. Double plays?Friach to Rawlings. Bases
on balls?Off Hoyt 3, off Nehf 7. Struck out?By Hoyt 6. Left on
J bases?Yankees 6, Giants 4. Umpires?Moriarty, Quigley, Chill and
! Rigler. Attendance?35,000.
New Record Set For 1 CAMP GRANT FOUR
tli* aecond day's fl^urea on the ________
world aerie*, announced official!
1j * *h? MBBiMion'o bead Maj. King and Capt. Rhodes
AitMidanrf, Shining Lights in
Groaa reelyta, 9113.320.
( niMiMlonrrt' ahare. *17,283 Polo Match.
Players' ahare. *T?8.K 13.20.
< luba. abare, $39,208.80.
Tbe fcroxa reeelpta are ?b Maj. King and Capt. Rhodes were
I*"""' Jnr ? ? d"' the shining lights of the second
tbe hlatory of the world aerlea ..- .
semi-final match of the army fall polo
tournament at Potomac Park yesterFABER
HURLS SOX day and were largely responsible
TO SECOND WIN 't?J * !Tin' wW<^th? Camp Gn,m
four scored over the War DepartCHICAGO,
Oct. 6.?The White Sox ment Te,,ow?- King: and Rhodes
made It two straight over the Cubs scored twelve of the fourteen goals j
In the city series by winning today's credited to the winners. Both teams I
game. 8 to 5. Urban ("Red") Faber Were equa,1y handicapped and started 1
twirled a great game for eight in- ?ffTh? terms.
nlngs. but was seriously Injured a walkaway *1* "the Carap^GwIat
while making a play In the eighth, team. Their ponies wet?- better couHe
wrenched his side and had to be ditioned and Camp Grant consistently
carried from the field. The Cubs outrode their opponents. Op several
took the lead in the first, when Flack occasions King and Rhodes took the
got aNhomer, but the Sox kept com- -*[' ne**"ly the whole length of the
ing, tied the score In the fifth, took ,anr ?pr*d on long drives,
tne lead In the sixth and piled up Co1- ^indsey and Maj. Newman
four more runs in the seventh. After *[ere the only members of the War
the Sox had a big lead, the Cubs ral- ^P**Jment team to score. Lindsey
lied, but were unable to overcome the the ball through in the aecond
gap. Strunk and Hooper were the P^oo. *nd Newman added one just
batting stars. after the opening of the final session.
* - The Anal match will ^e played tomorrow
at 3 o'clock between Camp
walk. Then Hoyt forced Kelly, of Grant and the War Department
home run fame, to hit Into a double Greens.
play, just as Mays had done with The line-up and summary:
Kelly in the ninth frame of the first Maj. King 1 .Col. Clndsey
game. Twice previously today Hoyt Capt Rhodes....2 M^j. Burr
had fanned the slugger. Capt Craig 3 Maj. Newman
Fred Teney will go to the mound Mr. Calhoun .4 Maj. Bull
tomorrow for the Giants, who now Goals: Rhodes, ?; King. 6; Craig,
must fight with their backs to the 2; Lindsey; Newman. Time: Six 7 1-2
wall. Bob Shawkey is Huggins' minute periods. Referee: Maj. Wainlikely
pitching nominee. wright
JACK OGDEN HURLS
OVER COLONELS, 2-1
Baltimore Pitcher Has
Edge on Tincup, Ace
SERIES NOW EVEN
Merwin Jacobson's Long
Triple Turns Tide in
UC1APSE PARK. LOUISVILLE.
Ky., Oct. 6.?Jack Ogden hurled the
Orioles to a / 2-to-l victory over
Louisville today in the second same
of the series for the minor league
championship of the wbrld. The
work of the Bwarthmore hurling
ace stood out clearly against th^
playing of his teammate*, and he
deserved to have a shut-out.
Sharing the honors with Ogden
was Merwin Jacobson, whose long
triple to centerfield. with Lawry on
second, in the eighth enabled the
Birds to break the tie and accounted
for the winning tally.
It was a humdinger of a battle
that kept the 2.200 fans continuously
keyed up to a high pitch of
excitement. Ben Tincup. the undefeated
hurler of the Colonels, was
assigned the flipping job for Louisville.
and the Cherokee chieftain
| put up a great exhibition. Eight
batsmen took the count on strike*
before Ben's slants, while Ogden
retired six In this manner. Jack,
however, was always master of the
| situation and showed to his best
| advantage in the pinches.
The lone run which the Colonel*
pushed over the p'late came as a
result of Boley's wild heave after
two men had already perished in
the seventh. Yet Boley cannot J>?*
blamed for this single miscue. for
he stuck gamely in the fray after
being spiked on his throwing hand
by Herxog in the third, and at thai
put ur a slashing game afield.
Balto. Ab H O Al Colonel. Ab II O'A
MataH.Sb. S 1 1 1 Aeoata.ef. . 4 0 0
La wry. If. . 4 0 2 0:Heraog.2b. 2 1 3 S
Jacobaos.cf 2 11 OjManney.lf.. 3 0 4 C
Holden, rf. 4 2 2 O Klrke lb... 4 16 1
Rentier .lb 4 1 9 O Klllvrf. ... 4 110
, Boley4 0 1 S.Ball'ger.aa. 4 12 4
Dowd.2b.. 4 0 1 1 Scbepo.-r.3b 4 12 0
j Stylea.c... 8 17 l|lf*yer.c.... 4 1 S 2
Ogden.p.. . S 1 0 2. Tincup. p... 4 0 11
Total*.. 31 7 27 10; Total?.. 33 6 27 11
| Baltimore 0 0 010001 O?2
i Louiaville.. .1 0 0 O 0 0 0 1 0 0?I
Run*?Lawry, Jacobaun. Schepner. Error*
: ?kfaiael, Boley. Heraog. Two-baae hit?
! Bent ley. Three-base hit?Jarobwon. Bacrl
flee hit?^Maa*ey Double play? Tincup to
Kcbepoer: Rallenger to Herxog to Kirk".
Ba?ea on ball*?Off lineup. 3: off tlgden. 3.
i Struck out?By Ttncup. 8; by Ogden. 6.
j Wild pitch?Ogden. Time. 1:40. Atten
j danre? 3,000. Umpire*?Connelly and lieituvan.
| TITLE TO MRS. ELUS
i California Product Victor
; Over Mrs. Clarence Norment,
Jr., in Finals.
The women's singles championship
of the District was captured
| by Mrs. Ellis, a Californlan. on the
Dumbarton Club courts yesterday.
Mrs. Clarence Norment, Jr.. was her
victim in the final round, losing
at 7?6, ?1. The two finalists
were well matched in th# first set,
but Mrs. Norment tired in the second,
having already played one
match In the semifinal round immediately
Mrs. Norment reached the final
round by defeating Miss Elisabeth
Pyle, 8??. c?if after Miss Pyle
had obtained a 4?1 lead |n the first
set. Both matches were unusually
Miss Ix>ulse Kelly and Al. Gore
won from Miss Marywill Wakeford
and Jack Dudley In a semifinal
match in mixed doubles. 5?7, 6?3,
No matches are scheduled for today
and It Is Improbable that any
more will be played until next
I Jill hIiIIAII^hiI
IN BY 3 TO
"Young America'* Ron
Says Damon Runyon
(tihral l?n> lt>( C?.iae??at?at.l
POL(0 GROUNDS. New York. Oet?.?Yutinf
America romance t* not
dead. No Indeed. Things c*? h*p"
pen. even to a boy. rather. and
mother, and Big Brother may laugh
at your day dream* of one #day
marching home aa a conquering
hero at the head of your troopa. or
of marching down Commercial
street aa maater of tha ctrcua
They may amlle at all your air
castles, for crown folka are thai
way. They don't underata-nd. They
don't understand that things can
happen, even to a hoy.
They m%> grin amiably at your
pet dream of one day being the hero
pitcher of a world aerlea with cheering
thousands crying your }ame and
bauds blaring, and men and women j
fighting to shake your hand.
They may tell you that auch 1
things do not happen outalde the |
story books and that even do happen
they do not happen to a boy. '
but you tell 'em they don't know *
what they are talking about. s
You tell them the story, as you
read here, of "Schoolboy" Waite
Hoyt. the Brooklyn lad. who live?
this very thing up at the Polo
Grounds, and whose boy dream ,
came true In the materialists
form of pitching the Yankees to a '
J-to-0 shutout agalnat the mighty , j
New York Glanta. I 1
i That's a story for you. Horatio :
; Alrer and Oliver Optic couldn t
have thought up a better or more 1
satisfying plot for a boy.
Walte a Brooklyn Boy.
Watte was horn in Brooklyn. an<1 . ^
when he was 15 years old he at- ,
tended Erasmus High School, at ,
Flatbush and Church avenuea. This ,
is a pretty good high school. All
the boys and girls of BrtoUyn'f J
I best families go there, and Its baae- | j
j ball and football teams are famous | c
I in the scholastic world. I |
Waite pitched for the baseball 1 t
1 t< am. and be pitched so well that ?
I' he made a name for himself around h
j the schools. Between ball games j
! and lessons he stood in front of the , a
i drug store near the hank with the j
rest of the boys and watched the 0
1 girls go past, or carved his Initials , a
\ in the trees of Prospect Park. t
Meantime, he dreamed of one day p
: being a big league pllcher That
was his Idea of complete glory. Es- o
pei islly a pitcher for the New York ?
Giants, though he lived in Brooklyn, a
The Giants were his boyhood Idea J t
of everything In . baseball.
His father was a member of the 1
Lambs' Club, and so was John J. 1
MeGraw. manager of the Giants?
then. You emphasise the then.
Pa Hoyt knew McGraw. and told j
htm of his sqn. and one day he took
Waite to the Polo Grounds to let
McGraw see him pitch.
The great McGraw must have
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Valte was then only IS. he ?u
ijtned to a tip league contract, th?
oungest player ever so signed
' M Orcaalaed Ball.
Walte decided he did not want to
to to Rochester and "Jumptd" orran
lied ball, going to Join a ship*rda
team in Baltimore, where he
ias soon a sensation.
Jack Dunn, the Oriole tag* of the
nlnor leagues, heard of him and
gathered him into the Baltimore
rlub of the Int-rnationa! l*a?u?
hrough aome deal Wjth Rochest. r.
Then Dann aent Hoyt to the Souihrn
Aaaociation. where the youngter
turned up anally with' men. ership.
He was retting to be a better
pitcher right along, and evtnlu^ >
raaer, of the Boston Red Sox. p;.rhased
him from Dunn He pit. hert
rreat ball for the Red Sox (or a
ime: then his arm seemed t? weakn.
and the Boston owners though t
Huggins. manager of the Tanks,
lways liked his style and took him
n a deal which involved a number
f players, and young Waits, now
bout 22. finally found himself in
he uniform not of is old dreams,
erhaps. but of New Y .?rk
His pitching in the closing days
f the season helped the Yankees
in the American League pennant,
nd today his pitching put th*m
wo games ahead of the Giants in
lie World Series. ?'
Yes; things can happen, ever to
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