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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 10, 1913, Image 9

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ROGER PRAISES CUBS WHITE FIGHTS MOORE
White Sox Win Double Bil
Coast Leaguers.
From
Cubs 'Beat Team of Soldiers in Bur
lesque Game
Yesterday's morning game with.
Oakland went to the Sox, 9 to f, due
to good pitching by Benz and Lange
and sturdy clouting by Lord, Ma'ttick;
Kuhn and Easterly.
The afternoon' combat with San
Francisco was tight, Cal's bunch cop
ping in -the ninth, 3 to 2. Ed WalshJ
worked four innings and was not
scored on. Mogridge finished, ;and
displayed sparkling slants. Buck
Weaver drove in two of the Sox runs,
with singles.
Callahan gave his "players a rest
today, and they were taken around
Frisco on a sight-seeing trip. This
afternoon they are playing St. Igna
tius College, arid, tonight will be en
tertained by some,-classy boxing at
the Olympic A. "C. ' A balltosser sure
has a har&.life.
With Jim, Scott in the "box. the sec
onds swamped Los Angeles, 12 to 01
Scott went the full route, and was.
a bear cat,. fanning six, and passing
two. .He was cracked for six hits.
Fournier continued hisbatting ram
page, bingling three times and walk
ing once in five attempts. Ping Bodie
assisted" with a homer and single, and
Kernan, the local youngster, also
contributed a four-baser with two.
runners on. '
Rollie Zeider debutted at third,
' though his back is too lame to enable
him to show anything.
Jimmy Johnson, therookie out-'
fielder with the White Sox, is show
ing how he stole those 81 bases in
the Southern League last year. Ini
yesterday's .double-header on the
coast the speeder' walloped three
hits. To show he knew what todb
after reaching- first base, he swiped
three bases. Stealing one base for
.each hit is some feats -
Games like yesterday's, .with Fort
Dade won'thelp the Cubs much in
preparation for a majbr league cam
paign, " farce comedy being more
prominent than baseball. The score,
13 to 0,, in favor of the Cubs, could
have doubled if the leaguers had
been marathon runners. ,
Reulbach and Gilbert pitched all
that was necessary, which wasn't
much: In one inning, with Corriden
on second, base, Evers bunted, arid
ran to third, Corriden hiking back to
first. Dick Cotter called both run
ners out for this new-fangled path
work. The Tampa association which is
financing the Cub visit has sent put
an emergency call for all good semi--pros
in the state to reportfor work
against thex Cubs. The only real
battles the men get are when they
flghteafch other, and Everswants a
game with some strong outside team.
The Cubans furnished no opposition
aunng tneir stay, ana as oau players
the soldiers are fine little drillers.
Same baseball experts with a ma
thematical mind 'have been figuring
out the Cub chances on a percentage
basis, using geometry, psychology
and some other high-brow expedients
to determine their standing at the
end of the 1913 race. In one of
these ''problems the dopist- figured
Evers would, have a fight on his
hands; as half of the men were loyal"
to 'Frank' Chance, though he is in
another league, and would place ob
stacles in. the path of- the nfew man
ager. The little run-in between Ev
ers and Zimmerman, which has been'1
magnified to about ten times its real
significance, was cited as an evidence
of disloyalty. After reading 'some of
these, dreams take a. look at what
Roger Bresnahan says in abetter to
'. a Chicago friend - J

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