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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 07, 1912, Image 15

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' STARTED O'TOOLE.ON ROAD TO STARDOM
By Umpire Billy Evans..
Fans can scarcely wait to see
whether Barney Dreyfuss bought
a gold brick for $22,500 in Marty
O'Tople.
OToole's chief asset is,the spit
tter. The origin of1 Marty's use df
Whe spit ball can be traced to
. Tommy Connolly, American
v league umpire.
O'Toole lives at. South Fram
jngham, Mass., near ftati'ck,
jyhere Connolly spends the wui-
j "Six years, ago," Tqmmy tojd
r me, "Marty's brotherMike, wljo
sroes to St. Paul this year.-was a
plumber. I needed some pip&
JCfixed in my house and gave the'
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THE BIGGEST MAGAZINE
IN THIS BIG WORLD '
Each copy pf The Day Book
contains 32 pages of solid reading
matter and pictures a,s much
reading matter as you get in most'
or the magazines, it costs you
one cent.
It is the largest magazine in the
world for the money.
, Take six copies of The .Day
f Book and put them 'together.
Jrt xou tnen nave iy pages ot soiia
Hi reading matter and pictures and
)Pt has cost you six cents. "
1 here is no weekly or monthly
magazine in the world, costing
from 10 to 2a cents that gives you
one half of, the stories ana inter
esting reading matter and pic
tures that you get In one week's
we talked baseball.
"About this time the spit ball
was at its height. Jack'Ch'esbro
having set the American league
on fife, and O'Toole asked me
wliat it was. - '
' "I had a. ball that Chesbro had
used in an important game. At
the close of the game-1 noticed a
white spot on the' b'all. made by
the constant use of saliva. I was
interested, and took" the' hall with
me when I left the park. I gave
this, ball to Mike and explained as
well'as 'I could haw .Chesbro
workedhisspit hall". . -
"That winter Mike and Marty
fussed with the. delivery and the
next year both used it, with good
results."
o r ' ,".
issues of The Day Boqk for 6
cents.
. If you "have conrpaxed your
Day Book with any newspaper in
Chicago you have found interest
ing news, in it at night from all
parts of the world that you didn't m
get in any Chicago newspaper un-til-the
next day.
The Chicago newspapers ,are
printing this week the facts about
the outrages at Lawrence, Mass.,
that YOU read in your Day Book
last week.
"YOU never picked-up a news
paper or magazine without find
ing much of its contents that.you
didtv't care to read. But readers
-of The Day Book don't find a dull
line in it, and -they read it every;
dayfrom coverto cover.
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