Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
measure by their speed on the
The Kpff York Highlanders,
after' losing six straight games,
broke into the won column yes
terday, Lefty Vaughn" pitching
them to victory ove'r th world's
Umpire Rigler will cough up
$100 arict Manager Dahlen of
Brooklyn will be separated from
a similar amount and lie suspend
ed until May 1 as a result of their
little fistic exhibition staged at
the Polo grounds labt Saturday.
This" sounds like a joke, but the
Washington ball team is usually
too, pitiful a thing to jokeibout.
."VVatch the Senators. Johnson'is
pitching great ball, Walker is go
ing good, and'tfiob Groome, who
was on the verge of a return trip
to the minors several times in the
last two years, has won both
games ho has pitched, ana they
were against Boston, which is go
in gf great guns right now.
Groome always had trouble on
his home lot, as" the, fans refused
tp give him credit for being'much
f a pitcher. He was "in the
Jfdle" whenever he got a man on
first, as Street, his battery part
ner, made the long felltiw pitchy
out so he could have a better
chance to establish a reputation
for pegging out meTfr stealing..
The passing of Street 'was a great
thing for Groome. '
iflg some tough gomgTaihestart
of the season. Yesterday he shook
up his batting order in an effort
to break a losing combination,
but the StXouis Browns hung a
coat of' whitewash on thVrTigers.
DIPN'T LIKE HIM
"Go yau want that missionary
for your, dinner?"1 .'.
"I dunno. That 'fello;w;ji ever
did agree wijh me." -
OUR RECIST, AIST