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THE HIGH SPOTS FROM
The difference between the
holdups and the holdouts is that
the holdups get away with it.
Trilby Thompson, Larry Cheney
and Jim Archer please write.
Frank Chance passed through
Chicago yesterday on his way to
New York to take over the man
agement of the Yankees, and con
firmed reports that he would try
to play first base. The P. L.
claims the operation performed
on him last year has made him a
There is only one thing besides
bad health that will keep Chance
out of the game. That is the fail
ure of Hal Chase to make good at
second. Chase is too good a man,
if he wants to put up his best
game, to be on the bench, and if
he can play second, with Chance
on first, the Yanks would have a
great combination at the first two
THE SPORTING NEWS
Hal has held down the key
stone position on the coast play
ing winter ball, and critics there
claim he is good enough to fill the
bill with a major league team.
Placed anywhere on the field,
Chase would probably make
good. He is a natural ball player.
His only failing is too much tem
perament, and he is kable to quit
in disgust some day when things
don't suit him. He has done it be
fore, but a few days ago said he
liked Chance and was willing to
give him everything he had.
, Chance is still after Joe Berger,
the Sox recruit infielder.
Tip O'Neill has returned from
the Pacific coast. Jim Scott, Ping
Bodie and Joe Berger were train
ing at Paso Robles when O'Neill
Heinie Zimmerman, Cub third
baseman, leading batter of the
National League, is 27 years old
today. Bought himself a new
Joe Stanley, Louisville outfield
er, appointed manager of Spring
field (Central League) team.
Bob Harmon, $5,000 St Louis
Cardinal pitcher, did a "rescue
stunt" in the pulpit of the Tyler
Place Presbyterian church, St.
Louis, and fanned the "evil one"
in short order.
Harmon dwelt on the lack off
Christian spirit shown by base
ball fans, and his speed and con
trol were dazzling.
"A New York crowd of 30,000
makes less noise than a St. Louis
crowd of 5,000," declared Har
mon, making a graceful gesturg