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"This, club looks pretty good to
!me; plenty5 of "gbdd", hard "hitters and
the fielding willbe 0. K. Any good
pitching at all "will make iV a hard
club for anybody to beat, and there
will be some good pitching. All the
boys like .Evers, and every one is
hustling .for him; and 'that means a
good deal." - n , ,
Thatcomment, from;a,player right
on the .ground, doesn't indicate there
is much, danger of civil war break
ingVout iit the Cub camp. It is es
pecially convincing,- coming from
Bresnahanwho was, panned to a fin
ish by CharieyMnrphy last year
whenfthe. Giants were trimming St.
LouisTwitn astonishing regularity.
Bresnahanls boost for the pitching
is good news. No one in, the busi
ness recognizes ability quicker than
Roger, and his word carries weight.
' Miller. Huggins has started his
Cardinals on a week of steady grind
ing. .Six-inning practice games will
be on the schedule daily.
George Stovalj says his Browns
may be a joke in the league, but
there is no horseplay about their
training. Stbvall has a wealth of good
outfield material, a department n
which the Browns have "been weak
Tom McMahon, one of the 57 va
rieties of white hopes, battles Dick
Gilbert in Newcastle Pa., tonight
Gilbert hold's a brace of decisions
over the Chicagoan.
Cobb and Crawford are still miss
ing from the Detroit camp at Gulf
port, Miss. Edgar Willett, the veteran-
pitcher, joined the team today.
Bain put a stop to the Tiger-Cincinnati
game yesterday in the, first in
ning. The Toledo, team of the American
Association has reached Pensacola,
Fla., and will practice with the Cleve
land Naps. Scrub games between the
two teams will be' begun the latter
-part of- the week. Nick. Cullop, the
new -Nap left-hander, has signed his
Jack- Dillon and Al Rogers' will
fight for the second assistant middle
weight championship at Pittsburgh
Charley Dryden arrived, at Tampa '
yesterday f or his spring training,
and immediately loosened some tem
peramental stiff joints in his type
writer. Tonight's fight in :Kenosha be
tween Charlie White of Chicago and
Pal: Mooje of Philadelphia is the best
battle carded in this vicinity since
these boys-met in the. same ring sev
eral weeks' ago. Both are cracking "
good 128-pounders, clever, and will
ing to mix all ;the time, putting up
the kind of exhibition that send the
spectators home satisfied,.