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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 04, 1912, Image 9',
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DOYLE AND SPEAKER VOTED MOST VALUABLE MEN
been selected by a jury of base
ball experts as the most valuable
men in the two big leagues to
their respective teams, and will be
rewarded with automobiles by the
Chalmers Motor Co., as were
Cobb and Schulte last year.
Out of. a possible 64 points
Speaker was rated at 59 and
Doyle at 48. Ed Walsh was sec
ond choice in the American
league, and Walter Johnson third.
Second place in the National went
to Wagner of Pittsburg. Joe
Tinker, Captain of the Cubs, was
Doyle has never been given full
credit for his ability. He has
gradually developed from a raw
youngster into one of the best
men in either league. He is a fast
fielder, one of the leading base
runners f the country, and a
slashing batter Around Trim the
Giant offense will be centered in
the wdrld's series.
Following is Hugh Jennings'
opinion of Speaker:
By Hugh Jennings.
The Giants must stop Tris
Speaker to win the world's base
This is conceded by friends of
the National league, and St is
supported by facts and figures.
Still there is one big precedent
in favor of the Giants world's
series history shows that the
stars have always failed to de
liver. Hugh Jennings calls it the
"psyclology of the world's series"
that the great should aviate and
the unsung ones shine.
Tris Speaker, center fielder of
Boston Americans, and Larry
Doyle, second baseman and cap
tain of New York Giants, have