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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1913, Image 11

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pupil of Charley Murphy on the
typewriter, and has organized a
feud against Frank Chance and
Joe Tinker, who formerly played
on each side of him with the
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Johnny Evers.
Cubs. 'Evers takes exception to
a published interview with
Chance from New York, in
which the P. L. said Tinker would
do better with the Reds than the
Trojan would with the Cubs.
Evers is unable to understand
this opinion, and charges it to
malice on the part of Chance.
Chance was probably giving
his honest opinion, as he had a
perfect right to do. Even if
there were malice in it, there is a
belief among many fans that it is
well founded. When Evers was
offered the niaangement of the
Cubs he is said to have accepted
without first talking to Chance.
This was nothing serious, but
was a slight breach of baseball
etiquette, and Chance, owing to
the panning he was receiving
from Murphy, felt it.
Tinker's case is something else.
Evers is wroth with his former
teammate, charging he has tam
pered with member sof the- Cub
team, especially Catchers Tom
Needham and Heckinger, and
Pitcher Larry Cheney. He makes
the Cheney case a particular
point of contention, but Tinker
declares that when he saw Chen
ey in Oklahoma the latter show
ed a letter from President Mur
phy, allowing him to dicker with
any team he wished and make
terms for himself if he would not
sign with the Cubs. Murphy cer
tainly gave out an interview,
when Cheney was first billed as
a holdout, in which he said
Cheney would be allowed to dis
pose of himself.
We're tired of this kind of
bunk. If Murphy and Evers want
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Larry Cheney.
press agenting, let them get it
without roasting Tinker or
Chance. '
Jimmy Callahan conferred with
Roliie Zeider yesterday but the

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