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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 26, 1913, Image 12

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The Giant-elect la Just 21. 'He"
weighs 187 and is a big raw-boned
right-hander, just the sort McGraw
delights in getting hold of before they
have been spoiled, to develop accord
ing to his ideas.
The parents of Alec hop'ed he
would be a minister In the German
Lutheran church, but he wanted to
be an accountant, so they compro
mised and he went to Waverly, la.,
to grow into a professor of some sort
Alec discovered he could pitch. So
he pitched eight straight winning
games for the Garrison (N. D.) Inde
pendent team.
Doings like this circulate and Fred
Curtis, manager of the Superior club
heard of Schauer and signed him.
Since joining Superior, Alec has been
the talk of the baseball world. His
one-hit games have curled up the
bushes in the Northern League and
early in the season scouts camped
upon his trail. McGraws man was
lucky enough to talk right to Curtis
and so secured the phenomenal
youngster.
Another win for Marty OToole,
who is beginning to do some real
pitching. He was a bear against the
Cards. Pittsburgh won, 9 to 1, by
scoring eight runs in the tenth In
ning. Kommers, the new Pirate out
fielder, clubbed a double and single.
Huggins only used four pitchers.
New York hit Rudolph hard and
won the first game of a double-header,
but Marquard was no puzzle to
Boston in the after piece. Demaree
and Perdue were the winning pitch
ers. Shafer of New York in the two
games blew a homer and two singles.
Merkle got a double and pair of one
spots.
Several American Association
clubs are after Pitchers Geyer and
Steele of the St. Louis Cards, on
whom waivers have been secured.
McGuire, the Chicago Federal pitch
er, Is expected to report to the Cards
today. President Britton is also aft
er Pitcher Hogue of the Covington
Feds. i
Branch Rfckey, "University of
Michigan coach, today denied he had
ever been approached with a proposi
tion to manage the St. Louis Browns.
On the showing the Browns made
here, it would take a mighty good
man to get Stovall's job.
Rube Evans, New Orleans pitcher,
joined Cleveland today.
Biff Malloy, a pitcher from Kala
mazoo, is on his way to Boston to
.join the Red Sox. He was purchased
for ?5,000.
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Now soon the college graduate
Will hie him forth to tackle fate.
He reallly thinks that he will be
Head man of some vast industry
Or railroad king or statesman high,
But hell know better bye and bye,
And then he will start out to seek
Some job that pays "bout ten per
week.
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