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Barbeau is a good ballplayer and
would be a good man for the Feds.
He was with Pittsburgh a few sea
sons ago, but was pushed aside when
the Pirates secured Bobby Byrne
from St. Louis. - ,
Stovall said that every team in the
new league would have five or six
men now on major league rosters be
fore the opening gun of next season.
According to the former Brown
boss, no attempt will be made to tam
per with men already under contract,
and neither will the Feds go after the
high-salaried stars. Following their
plan of last season, they will endeav
or to get youngsters for an evenly
balanced race. This will keep the
salary list down and also sustain in
terest in the race.
Players in the big leagues now get
ting around $3,000 a season, will be
offered another thousand to cast
their fortunes with the Federals.
Willie Ritchie .and Leach Cross
have again posted their forfeits of
$1,000 each to insure carrying out
their scheduled bout Nov. 10 in New
York. Ritchie is said to have collect
ed $2,000 from Cross when -the much
delayed fight was last postponed.
Dr. Williams will not be ousted as
coach of the Minnesota football team,
according to President George E.
Vincent of the Gopher school. Wil
liams' contract still-has-two years to
Some of the Minnesota graduates
must expect a conference champion
ship every year, with the added glory
of a clean slate. Williams has just
about made football a leading sport
up at Minnesota. He has won his
share of championships and always
has a team which makes a stirring
Benz and Faber were slaughtered
by the Giants at Marlin Springs, 18
hits good for 11 runs being regis
tered, tarry Doyle got two doubles
and two singles, and Merkle whaled
a triple and two singles. Tesreau on
ly allowed the Sox four hits-. The
score" was 11 to 1.
According to word from the front,
the rapid changes of climate and too
many nights in stuffy Pullmans are
beginning to tell on the players, sev
eral of whom are suffering with colds.
Catcher Wingo has been out of the
game for several days, and now.
Mathewson is afflicted with "a heavy
cold. All of the players are anxious
to reach Vancouver and start the
Considering the numerous jumps,
the brand of baseball so far displayed
has been satisfactory. Each contest
is a battle. The players are not hippo
droming, but are scrapping for every
inch of tie ground. Mike Donlin was
put out of the game a few days ago
for kicking too strenuously on a de
cision. That is proof -that the-xnen
are not laying down on the job and
making the trip a joy ride.
Catcher Ceibel of the Athletics has
been purchased by Kansas City of
the American Association.
Cleveland has let Outfielders Leli
velt and Ryan go to Toledo, one of
the three Nap farms. Both men are
hard hitters. Lelivelt is a consistent
.300 clubber, but is too slow, both in
field and on the bases.
Baseball magnates began arriving
in Chicago today for the meeting of
the American League Thursday. -The
session is earlier than usual this year
to enable President Comiskey of the
White Sox and President McAleer of
the Red Sox, to catch the boat on
the coast that will take the Sor and
Giants around the world.
The club owners did not seem to
be much in fear of a baseball war,
and the general opinion was that the
meeting would pass off without any
Students at the University of Mich
igan balloted yesterday on whether
the Wolverines should return to con- '
ference athletics. Nd result has- been
Athletic officials at the University
of Illinois deny that Coach Zupke of
he football team entered the protest
against Vruwink, the .Maroon -end,