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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 22, 1912, Image 19',
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'BUDDY" RYAN'S CHANCES IN BIG.BRUSH.LpOK GOOD
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Portland, Ore., Feb.
"Buddy" Ryan of Portland the
Coast League is sending a fast
outfielder to the big brush. He is
sure to make good, barring un
Ryan has been rthe star out
fielder of the fast Portland team
for the past three seasons, during
which he- has been an important
factor in winning two pennants
for his team.
He goes to the Cleveland team
in the American' league and he
will be a worthy mate in the out
field to the famous Joe Jackson.
Ryan is the most consistent;
hitter the Coas League ever pro-.,
duced. He led the league in batn
ting by a wide margin up to the
time he suffered injury to his
'right hand. - "
His services were so badly
needed by Kis club that he batted'
with one hand for a while and
under these difficulties made sev
eral long drives, something prac-:
tically unheard of in baseball. "
Ryan is almost as sensational'
as an outfielder as he is with the
stick; and his throwing is sure to
make a hit with the fans. He Is
fast on the bases, is even temnec--ed
and an easy man to handle,