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St. Louis Browns will go the route,
but Tex Russell will drop off at Bon
ham, Tex.j when that burg is reached.
Jack Fournier will probably take Hal
Chase's job at first base when Hal
turns in his suit.
Schaefer and Buck Weaver will
play two of the infield positions, hut
a man must be secured to replace
Berger when California is left behind.
If Comiskey can arrange it he will
have a star outfield on the trip, one
that would be the envy of any man
ager. Crawford is already signed,
and efforts are being made to line
up Tris Speaker and Duffy Lewis,
both members of the Boston Red
Sox. Lewis fives in California, and
Speaker's home is in Texas, so it is
practically certain that they will at
least travel to the edge of -the Pacific.
A special train of new Pullmans,
especially built for the accommoda
tion of the players, will 'be used on
the trip to the coast Starting in Cin
cinnati Saturday the teams will play
35 games in 33 days. Thirty nights
of the trip will be spent on the train.
Following is a complete schedule
of games to be played by the Sox and
Giants before they embark on a(ship
for foreign lands: Oct. 18, Cincinnati-
Oct. 19, Chicago; Oct. 20,
Springfield, 111.; Oct. 21, Peoria, 111.;
Oct 22, Ottumwa, la.; Oct. 23, Sioux
City, la.; Oct, 24, Blue Rapids, la.;
Oct. 25, St. Joseph, Mo.; Oct 26, Kan
sas City; Oct. 27, Joplin, Mo.; Oct 28,
Tulsa, Okla.; Oct 29, Fort Smith,
Ark.; Oct. 30, Bonham, Tex.; Oct. 31,
Dallas, Tex.; Nov. 1, Beaumont, Tex.;
Nov. 2, Houston, Tex.; Nov. 3, Mar
lin, Tex.; Nov. 4, Abilene, Tex.; Nov.
5, El Paso, Tex.; Nov. 6, Douglas,
Ariz.; Nov. 7, Bisbee, Ariz.; Nov. 8
and 9, Los Angeles; Nov. 10, .San
Diego; Nov. 11, Oxnard, Cal.; Nov. 12,
Sacramento; Nov. 14 and 15, San
Francisco; Nov. 16 (morning), Oak
land; Nov. 16 (afternoon), San Fran
cisco; Nov. 17, Medford, Ore.; Nov.
18, Portland; Nov. 19 (morning), Ta
coma; Nov. 19 (afternoon), Seattle.
.Some wise people informed John
McGraw hat he was making a big
mistake in taking his team on the
world-circling trip, as the men would
go stale because of overwork.
McGraw's answer was to sign the
majority of his stars, including Doyle,
Mathewson and Merkle, to make theJ
jaunt. He said he believed the change
of scene would be of benefit to the
players. They will be in action just
enough to keep them in playing
shape. There are stretches on the
schedule when no games will be play
ed, placed there for the express pur
pose of preventing staleness on the
part of the players.
When America is reached on the
return of the players McGraw will
hustle his men on to Marlin Springs,
Tex., for their usual spring workout
Wilbert Robinson will already be on
the ground with the youngsters, and
McGraw will have a chance to look
them over. Robinson will head the
parade of the recruits to Texas in the
latter part of February.
Garry Herrmann, working on the
principle of "count that day lost
whose low-descending sun sees not
some trade talk ended or begun,"
steps to the front today and kills a
rumor from Pittsburgh that Joe Tin
ker was to be ousted as manager of
the Reds, his place to be filled by
Charley Herzog, who is a member of
the New York and In-Bad clubs.'
Garry is so restful. He doesn't sur
prise us a. bit The beauty of these
trades is that they always furnish a
two-day story one day to make
them and the next to print the de
nial. Tinker, according to Herrmannr
will, again be the helmsman of the
Nevertheless, insofar as this deal
concerned the name of Herzog, there
may be something to it, though he
will hardly go to Cincinnati. Cheer
ful Charles is about as popular with
McGraw as garbage in the 16th ward.
If the Little Corporal caii' unearth a
usable utility man, or secure one bj
trade, ,Herzog will go. That'is a one
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