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DID YOU EVER-SEE 'PSYCHOLOGY' P.LAY-THE OUTFIELD? JOHNNY
BATES, GNcinnAT! STARUSES ITAS:FIRSTAID
jo-anu-gei- em-Johnny""Bates of I
me vuiuiuuitu xieas, is the living re-.l
incarnation of Jinimy AIcAleer that!
was McAleer who. made outfielding 1
a science, not lie who smokes his '
Jbhhny Bates, psychological outfielder of the Reds, starting his run, and
- set'fbr the catchlf '
cigar at a pugnacious angle.and pres
idents the Boston team of world's
champs. . - '
Bates is a wonder on balls, hit over
his head. Some outfielders can cover
acres going to right or left, but lack'
ability to go hack for the long ones.
peculiar abilijtyo'udge.fly.'.baUs,, It
iSTpsychological, if-instinct may be
called by so multi-syllabilic a name.
When'some walloper" puts. the wood
to , the bail, and.-it. sets sail for the
fence, Johnny turns and! digs. When
heiagaih turns, to v take the ball, he
has-it judged to a--nicety and is
camped onf the right-spot:
He cove3 rnuch.gtound because ho