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UNGLAUB BOASTS OF VOCABULARY SINCE TAYLOR,
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By Billy Evans.
Bob Unglaub, former major
league star, tells of an, incident
that happened during his short
reign as manager of the Boston
John I. Taylor, always noted
for his eccentricities, made Un
glaub manager under unusual
conditions. The club was with
out a manager. .Several play
ers desired passesfor the game,
but none cared to ask Taylor for
them. A straw vote was taken
and to Unglaub fell the lot of
getting the passes.- When Un
glaub came back to the dressing
room he gave the passes to the
boys and said : "After this when
you -want passes, ask me for
them. I'm manager of .the club."
Unglaub went into the office fot
passes and came out as manager.
Unglaub is mild mannered, not
well versed in profanity, "which
some managers now, and then
deem' valuable. His manner of
protesting decisions didn't hieetl
with the approval 01 xayior
they were too gentle. One morn
ing John I called Unglaub into
his office for a conference, told
him he would never get attention
unless he protested roughly. He
advised him to go after umpires
hammer and tongs, and assured
him the Boston club would pay
The next day Unglaub was
chased from the game. Two
'days later he was again -sent- to
the clubhouse. The umpire claims
Unglaub said things that day that
he never heard before. The fol
lowing morning Taylor received
a wire, saying Unglaub had been
'fined $25 for the first offense, and
$50 and suspended for three days
for the second.
Things were going badly in
Boston and Taylor was peeved.
He called Unglaub into his office
before the game and asked him
what he said to the umpire. After
Unglaub had repeated the mono
logue Taylor replied :
"Your vocabulary is the most
extensive I've ever heard and
yqur selection of descriptive ad- .
jectiyes equally extensive.-I've de
cided that the, Boston club will
save -money by presenting this
gift, provided. you make use of its
contents. Unglaub hurried to
the dressing room. On opening
the package he found a diction
Prominent women assert that
the" trouble is that marriages take
place before -the parties are well
enough acquainted with each
other. But a longer acquaintance
would make marriage impossible-
nine cases out of ten.
The Tampico, Mexico, oil field's
produced 100,000 barrels of oil
daily. But that's nothing compar
ed to the amount of "salve" a few?
good politicians can produce in'
the same length of time.. J