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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 28, 1913, Image 10

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score of the world's champions Red
Sox and Syracuse, in which the
champs were beaten 8 to 1; mean
while the Jamestown independent
team played the Yankees to a stand
still, 2 to 2. Nice; isn't it?
Heinie Zimmerman -Is again miss
ing. When last seen Zim, following
his three-day lay-off, touched Secre
tary Williams for $50, hopped into a
gas wagon with Capt. Larry Doyle of
the Joints and did a Harry Thaw up
Broadway. Zim and Evers are not
on the best of terms and everyone
on the Cub team is awaiting the big
talk Murphy will make. If nothing is
said about Zim's hat and a shoe horn,
the Cub slugger will probably report,
penitent.
The suspicion is growing that
Frank Chance has learned something
about the trader's game since he be
came an American Leaguer, but isn't
it like taking pap from the baby to
slip a pitcher with a broken finger to
Montreal?
Great year for the Irish: McGraw
and McGillicuddy in the world's ser
ies; McDermott U. S. golf champion;
McLoughlin tennis champion, and
McAdoo in Wilson's cabinet.
The statement that McLean, the
Giant's catcher, is becoming a speedy
base runner, would indicate that Mc
Grawkeeps a "high one" in the coop
to be' served every time the big fel
low gets around the bases.
Speaking of that automobile for
the most valuable player in the
league, why not Walter Johnson in
the American? At last accounts the
big Swede had won 29 and lost 5
games.
The release of Gonzales, the Bos
ton Braves' Outran catcher, "because
he can't speak English" becomes a
joke after listening to the patter of
many a big league star.
Frank Chance and Johnny Evers
met in New York and are alleged to
have made up. First thing you know
Frank will invite Murphy out to
lunch.
Ban Johnson and Tom Lynch are
against ballplayers "experting" for
the newspapers during the world's
series, but Hughie Jennings and Mat
ty will doubtless go right ahead and
do as they please.
Dick Bunnell, advance man of the
Giants-White Sox world tour, has
sailed for San Francisco to begin his
press agenting.
It looks more and more like In
dianapolis for the flag in the Federal
League. r
Umpire McGreevy has resigned as
an American League umpire. Jimmy
Callahan and George McBride should
worry.
Nice game of cricket at Comiskey
Park yesterday. The Australians
piled up 277 runs to 86 for the All
Chicago, playing 11 men against Chi
cago's 15 batters and 13 fielders. m
The White Sox are playing exhi
bition games during a hiatus in the
American League schedule, thereby
proving that major leagues are not
above grabbing off a few odd jitneys.
Ed Walsh is going to make the
final Eastern trip with the White Sox.
The Big Moose says his arm feels
great.
"This" says Eddie Plank, "is my
last year in the game. I signed for
1913 just because Mack wanted me
to." Just like that.
All the magnates are up on their
toes for the drafting season, which is
about to begin.
Michicago, Com. Fred Price's Class
P sloop, won the second trial race for
Manhasset bay cup defenders yester
day and will defend the trophy for
the Chicago Yacht Club. The crew
worked all night, stepping a new
spar, and finished in ime to go to the
line as the starting gun was fired.
Bob Burman gave an indication of
what the "fans" may expect tomor
row and Saturday at Elgin by send
ing his machine through the fence,
while taking a curve wide open.
Boxing is in awfully bad on the
coast following the death of "Bull"
Young from a blow received In his
argument with Jess Willard.

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