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' awn, but they were. timely. Staen
was a bear.iu the pinches. w Doe John
ston of the Naps did the opportune
clouting, his triple and single count
ing three runs. Attendance at the
contests was ligh.t.vEachNap player
will get $232 for winning. The Pirate
players draw less than 200 apiece".
Al Tearney has been re-elected
president of the Three-Eye League
for another year. ,
The Federal League, is going on the
warpath, with the avowed purpose of
signing some of the stars of the
American and National Leagues. The
first point of attack, according to of?
ficials of the Feds, will be St. Louis
where several players are reported to
George Stovall deposed manager
of the Bj-owns, and Ed Konetchy, first
baseman of the Cards, both will be
approached with flattering offers.
Stovall will be offered the manage
'ment of the Kansas City team. Two
years' salary for each player will be
deposited in some bank to insure
.Stovall is known to be dissatisfied.
He showed promising managerial
ability, both in Cleveland and St.
Louis. Then he had a run in with an
umpire and incurred the displeasure
of Ban Johnson. This resulted in his
being canned. He remained as a
private with the Browns.
But George was too popular with
St. Louis fans to suit Manager Rickey
and President Hedges. He was told
to keep out of the park during the
laughable city series. George refused.
So Rickey opened his locker in the
clubhouse and took his predecessor's
This certainly did not have the ef
fect of improving Stovall's f eeling to-
AN EFFECTIVE CROSS BUCK
BY "HURRY UP" YOST
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In this play, a cross buck between center and guard, the center man
in the tandem takes the" ball, thequarter turning around to the right and
completely out of the line of the man carrying the ball, as he passes it. The
left end shifts to the right wing; the rst man in the - tandem plunges
straight ahead between tackle and end, the last man in the tandem taking
the course shown in the diagram and the right tackle breaking through, as
illustrated. In this and in all of. the plays the backfield men should be ar
ranged to obtain the greatest benefit. "If the play is a line plunge, the best
plunger should carry the ball; if an end run the fleetest runner should be
given' the'baUV "1 - .