DOPE FROM THE
Thomas J. Lynch was yester
'day re-elected president of -the
National League. The voting
brought out so.me peculiar align
ments. Ebbetts of Brooklyn, who
dislikes Lynch, nominated him,
'and Charley Murphy, who has
called the president everything
but a murderer, seconded the
nomination. The election . was
unanimous. John Heydler was re
, Further negotiations in the'
.Tinker trade, have made it practi
cally certain that a former Chi
cago man will manage thV'New
York Highlanders, next year. -It
will be either Chance or Jones.
Ghance is to be released by Cin
cinnati, and he.will'be free-tossign
with the Yanks. It is reported
that pajt of the deal whichends
Tinker to Cincinnati provides for
Chance going . to New York.
There was no further confirma
tion of yesterday's talk that
Jones would take the job-
The Philadelphia Nationals
may change hands Saturday.
Horace Fogel holds an option on
the club stock, which expires.tfien.
Gov Tener of Pennsylvania list
said to head a syndicate which is
after the control. .
The American League began
its .sessions .here to'day. Outside
of a few trades the onlybusiness
expected tj be transacted is the
awarding of the pennant to -Boston.
The American meeting is
usually a love feastr a pleasing
contrast to the bickerings of the
Ban Johnson made a statement
FIELD OF SPORT
yesterday jthat indicates Roger
Bresnahan's .troubles with the $t.
Louis Cards may be settled with
out resorting: ta the courts. The
American" League, president de
clared Bresnahans.- lawyers had
come to h;m' befqre the National
League meeting and said that if a
satisfactory Settlement was rtot
had befqre the? Jeague directors
the case would-be carried to the
national .cajhirifssion. Baseball
men are hDj$pn& of the courts,
and every T"eHjprt,Yil Ibe made to
avoid sucfyn .entanglement
Jim Flynn's championship
light, a mere flicker at best, was
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