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
teams in Cleveland. Charley Carr
of Indianapolis offered me a nice
salary. I accepted Later, I un
derstand Chatley Somers of
Cleveland5 offered Carr $6,000 for
me, after I had defeated Cleve
land in an exhibition.
"In 1907 I reported to Carr.
He sent me to the Canton team in
the central circuit. Carr recalled
me in 1908."
Marquard was borri in Chilli
cothe, Ohio. A short time later
his parents died and he went to
live with his grandmother, in
"She's the de&rest little lady in
the world," says Rube, "and I'm
never so happy as .when with hef ,
because she's a pal to me the
best I've ever had."
Year. Club. W. IA Pet.
1907, Canton (C) ....23 13 .639
1908, Ind. (A. A).... 28 10 .596
1909, N. Y. (N)..... 5 13 78
1910, nb record ......
1911, tt. Y. (N) 24 7 .774
1912, N. Y. N) 19- 1 .950
Totals. ...........99 S3 .651
TIPS TO KIDS
Get control first. Don't try to
throw curves until you can put
the ball just where you want it,
any time you want to. Then you
can try for curves. Don't try to
master too many at once. Take
the simple ones first and work up.
Don't overdo things-p-don't
strain your arm by throwing all
day. Talce it easy. Speed is a
good thing, but if your arm isn't
built to throw aspeedy ball, don't
"throw it out" trying to get
smoke. Remember that slow ball
pitchers with tantalizing curves
have been very successful.
And don't dissipate. Save your
health. Get as much sleep as pos
sible and don't smoke or drink.
It'll spoil you if you do.
R. W. Marquard.
OUR PRECISE ARTIST.
"A blue jay."
'To be quite fashionable a
Woman should wear her hat on a
gentle slope just about touching
the right eyebrow," says a fash
Some women will go right on
wearing theirs on their heads.
Olympiska Spelens feiljettfor
saljiflg is Swede for Olympic .