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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Federal League to Offer Job to
The Federal League is getting
chesty and Is preparing to fight the
big. league magnates with their own
According to President Powers of
the new league, the St Louis and
Chicago National League clubs have
been tampering with players of the
Chicago Feds, and It is alleged efforts
were made to land Pitcljer McGuire
and Outfielder Kavanaugh.
Jn retaliation, tha Feds will offer
Roger Bresnahan, the Cub catcher,
the management of the proposed To
ledo team at a big salary. Bresna
han, however, is not likely to go. He
is getting a good salary now and has
a three-year contract
The plan shows the foxiness of
the Federal backers. It was origi
nally planned to put two more teams
in the field next year. Owing to the
success of the baby circuit, the pro
moters decided the expansion could
not come too soon, especially as the
fans of Toledo are dissatisfied with
the punk showing of their team in
the American Association, and the
way the stars are grabbed by the
Cleveland Naps, President Somers of
the Naps owning both franchises.
One other American Association city
will be taken in.
Toledo is Bresnahan's home town,
and it is a cinch he would be a good
drawing card and carry a Federal
League team there to success.
The Fed promoters have framed a
swell plot It is not likely to go
through, but it should stop major
magnates fooling with .Fed players.
Steve Ketchel of Chicago won on
a foul in the sixth round from Phil
Knight in Lewiston, Mont, yeBter
day. Knight had been frequently
warned against striking low. The
fight was even when the foul oc
curreA" A .a ji ' -
Archer's Injury Cooks Rumor of
Trade Walsh Still Weak.
Chicago, 7; Brooklyn, 6 (11 in.).
New York, 3; Pittsburgh, 2.
Boston, 6; Cincinnati, 4.
Philadelphia, 5; St Louis, 2.
Chicago, 6; Washington, 4.
New York, 4; Detroit, 2.
Phillys, 2; Cleveland, 1 (13 in.).
Boston, 7; St Louis 6 (13 in.).
No games scheduled.
Columbus, 7; St Paul, 3.
Toledo, 7j Milwaukee, 2.
Kansas City, 7; Indianapolis, 5.
Minneapolis, 7; Louisville, 3.
If there was ever any intention of
trading Roger Bresnahan to Brook
lyn, the idea went glimmering yes
terday when Archer was struck oh
the finger by a foul tip in the eighth
inning and forced to retire from the
game. The injury was painful and
the crack backstop will probably be
out of the game for a week.
In the meantime, Bresnahan will
do the receiving. There is no other
catcher of class to sub for Archer.
Day Dream Dav, the Demon Dopist,
had slipped us a lot of Btuff about
how fast Tom Needham was and
what a fine mess of catching he
could do if necessary. Tom had no
chance to work behind the plate yes
terday, but he-did have an opportun
ity to catch after he took Saier'a
place at first base when the latter
had been shunted aside for a pinch .
Daubert popped a fly in the tenth
toward first base. Needham galloped ,
around in a circle, finally missing
connections with the ball by a foot
Loud guffaws from the stands. In
the Jumie .hall of the toning Tom
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