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ner, two of the most brilliant prod
ucts of the game, .go on. forever,
HanB Wagner is back In tbe game
for Pittsburgh, after a layoff, due to
an injured knee, to the disgust of
pitchers -who must1 face him, while
his manner of lumbering across the
diamond after batted ball Is as ter-
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rifying as It was a half-dozen years
"The King," as American leaguers
call Lajole, is the same old Nap.
Years of starring have not dimmed
his batting eye. Since the. opening
of the season Larry has hit the ball
in the fashion that Kept iiim at the
top of the list for years and has cut
off base hits and made seemingly
impossible plays around second with
the same indolent ease which long
ago earned him the reputation of be
ing the mo"st graceful man In base
ball. Rube Waddell has gone "to the
bushes. Cy Young is managing a
team in the Federal League. One by
one the stars fall, but to all appear
ances Larry and Hans are as good
as they were 1Q years ago. Both deny
they intend to retire and Lajoie made
his assertion strong by saying that
he'd play until they tore off his uni
form. Jimmy Kllroy, a graduate from the
featherweight class, who Has boxed
a host of the good ones in the game,
1b done with the mitt-slinging part of
the. sport, and has become a full
In his stable is Eddie McFarland,
whose 6 feet 2 inches is upholstered
'with only 131 pounds. The human
shadow is. being nursed along care
fully, and bo far has engaged" In only
a few private bouts. Kllroy thinks
his man is ready to Btand the gaff,
and has matched him at 128 pounds
with Jack Lyons, another North
Danny Digger, a welter from the
North Side, is also under Kilroy's
management. One thing we like7
about KUroy 4in handing out chal
lenges he doesn't spout about million-dollar
side bets and other such
Chicago, 6; Washington, 1.
St Louis, 7; Philadelphia, 3.
Boston) ; Cleveland, 1.
New York, 9; Detroit, 0.
Brooklyn, 7; Chicago, 5.
Cincinnati, 3; New York, 1.
Boston,-5; Pittsburgh, 4.
Philadelphia, 3; St Louis, 'L
Columbus, 2 Louisville,. 2 (9 in.),
Toledo, 6; Indianapolis, 2.
St Paul, 8 i Kansas City, 5.
Milwaukee, 11 Minneapolis, 2.
Covington, 4; St Louis, 0.
, Indianapolis, 7; Pittsburgh, 3.
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