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TELEGRAPHIC STATEMENTS OF WHAT THE 16
LEADERS EXPECFTO DO IN 1912
Mack The Athletics won in
1910 and 1911. Next year's team
will be stronger than those of the
past two seasons. Infer what vou
Jennings Detroit was second
'in 1911 despite poor pitching. I
believe I have picked up the nec
essary pitching strength to land
the team first.
Davis Cleveland, finished
third with a bunch of youngstersr
Next year they will be better. I
believe he improvement makes
Cleveland a big factor. '
Callahan Chicago just hit its
gait when the season, closed. .The
city series showed our possiblli-.
ties. At this gait next year there'si
nothing to it.
Wolverton New York is a
strong team and if the pitchers
show their real form, the High
- ' landers will be the most trouble
some team .in the league. (
Griffiths I will give supporters
of'Washington a surprise. They'll
forget the cry: "First in war, -first
in peace and.last in the 'American
Jeague." , i
' . McAleer Boston is too good a
baseball town not to have the
very-best. The fans here want Jo
be shown and we intend to de
. Jiver -the real goods.
Wall ace The St. Louis
Browns will not win the base
ment championship in 1912. Fans
who expect them to occupy that
place will be disappointed.
- NATIONAL LEAGUE
McGraw The Giants were the
best team in- 1911. We proved
it after one of the hottest fights
on record and we will repeat it
'for good measure in 1912.
Chancy The Giants were
mighty lucky. Our pitching will
be better in 1912 and we will beat
out the Giants. With good pitch
ing we would1 have won easily.
Clarke The injury, .to Hans
Wagner beat us out of the pen
nant. With anything like an even
break next season we will win
another pennant beyond doubt.
O'Day There is a lot in the
Reds that will come out with the
right kind of handling. I believe
the team has a first rate chance
to land first. " ( s
Bresnahan The Cardinals
proved to be the National league
surprise last year and they will
be a sensation in 1912. The win
ner must beat us, believe me.
Dahlen Brooklyn has just"
about reached the point in its de
velopment where it ,will demon
strate its real ability. Support
ers will be content