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penned for their run-in with the um
pires. Pierce was fined ?10 for call
ing Klam a catfish.
When "Ed Reulbach was with the
Cubs, pitching mediocre ball on the
few occasions he was "allowed to per
form, he declared be would show the
goods with another aggregation. He
was traded to Brooklyn. And Ed has
been making good bis predictions. In
his first game for the Dodgers he
blanked the Cards with two hits.
Yesterday he pitched the last six in
nings of the second game against
Pittsburgh and the Pirates didn't get
a hit or pass. Two hits and no runs
in fifteen minutes is pretty fair work.
Brooklyn got both games of the
afternoon, rapping the Pirate pitch
ers lustily Jake Daubert soaked a
double, triple and three singles. Hans
wagner got two singles ano two
doubles. Marty O'Toole started the
second game for Pittsburgh, but was
not strong enough to finish, Camnitz,
who went in as relief pitcher In both
games, is credited with a double loss.
Bloomington of the Three-Eye cir
cuit has begun a war on the Federal
League. Officials of the Blooming
ton club claim the St Louis Feds are
harboring Henry Keupper, who jump
ed his contract with the Bloomers.
The complaint says overtures have
been made to other Bloomington
players to jump. The matter was put
up to the National Commission with
the request that the Feds be declared
outlaws. So far organized baseball
has not considered the new circuit.
Ban Johnson and the powers that be
have been content to let the Feds
travel their own path, but now that
there is a threat to invade more or
ganized territory the Feds may be
given a fight.
Mike Donlin has been uncondition
ally released by Philadelphia. He was
bought from Pittsburgh, but refused
to- report because of theatrical con
tracts. Pitcher Hedgepeth of the Peters
burgh, Vinginia League, team, allow
ed Richmond only one hit in a dou-'
b!e-header yesterday. The youngster
was not scored on in the eighteen in
nings, and gave hut three passes.
This is a record. Hedgepeth is the
I property of Washington and will join '
at the close of 'the Virginia League
Pitcher Pro ugh and Catcher Mayer
of Birmingham have been claimed by
the White Sox.
The Boston Americans have given
$10,000 in players to St Paul for Out
fielder Walter Rehg, who is batting
heavily in the American Association. ,
The names of the players involved
were not given out.
President Ban Johnson of the
American League has given it out
that the opening game of the world's
series will be played Oct. 6, the. day
after the American schedule ends.
Ban must be pretty sure the Athletics
will cop, as they wind up in the East,
Oct. 4- If Cleveland should win they
would have to hoo to New York or
Philadelphia overnight, as the Naps
play at home Oct 6. This early start '
is expected to enable the contenders
for the world's championship to fin
ish before cold weather.
Clark Griffith of the Washington
Nationals, who is in Detroit today, is
reported to have a check for $100,000
in hjs pocket, which he will offer to
President Navin for Ty Cobb.
Paddy McCarthy, a fighting Irish
man, was trimmed In a ten-round go .
in New York last night by Al Chung,
a Chinese laundryman of Lynn, Mass.
Chung cut his queue off in the mid
dle of the fight because it got in his "
I Frank Cotch has turned down an'
offer from Minnesota state fair peo
ple to appear in Minneapolis and
wrestle Zbyszko, Sept 5. Gotch says
he has plenty of money, and wants '
to lead the Blmple life; Now, if some .
of the terrible Turks and more ter
rible Poles, not to mention the fero
cious Frenchmen and growling
ureeks, would follow Gotch's lead,
life might be endurable through the