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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 29, 1913, Image 19',
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1902, helping bring pennants to
the city in 1901-2 by his steady
In 1903, Tannehill, hearing
the clink of real money, jumped
to the New York club of that
lusty infant, the American
league. The next season he
joined the Boston team, led by
Jimmy Collins, and he remained
with that great combination
until 1908, when the cunning be
gan to leave his arm.
It was in 1908 that Tannehill
made his last effort, with Wash
ington. But he could not come
back, and in his own words he
was "canned to the bushes"
which will probably be consider
ed a slam by American association
fans, as it was to Minneapolis he
was "canned" by Joe Cantillon.
Many fans believed Tannehill
was lazy when in his prime, but
he was not. He was methodical,
moved about slowly and was more
deliberate with men on the bases
than when he had the edge. The
greater the danger, the better he
Baseball has seen few pitchers
who could hit like Tannehill.
Often he was sent up in a pinch
by Fred Clarke, the Pittsburg
manager, and often rewarded
the great leader's faith with a
ringing hit. He battedand field
ed as , he pitched slowly and
That Chicago girl has received
so much attention since she of
fered her soul for $1,000 that the
average Chicago girl can soon af
ford to have a soul.
Written for The Day Book byl
My friend, if you desire to test
The friendship that I have for
You'll find -the -feelings in my
Are feelings known to very
The heart that beats beneath my
Is one that beats with ardor
In fact, if you should try me, kid,
I'd stand most anything you did.
If you should borrow all my cash
And get reckTess like and lose it,
I'd think that you were rather
I'd hate to see you thus misuse
But friendship wouldn't go to
And pardon asked! I'd not re
If you should bust my dearest
I'd still be loyal that's my type.
If you should tell me stories stale,1
Or eat potatoes withyour knife,1
Or play cornet, or go to jail, '
Or slay a waiter in your strife, '
My friendship would not wane or
Though I'd deplore your wickJ
ed life ;
But if those English Styles you
You'd have my friendship ;
Capital punishment was abol-'
ished in Italy in 1888.