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without' a run being made -without a
run being made off "Wild Bill" Dono
van, the Detroit star, or Orvie Overall
of the Cubs. Injihe 8th Artie Hof
man beat out a scratch hit and Tin
ker sent him across the plate with a
home run. Donovan claims Tinker's
four-base hit decided the series.
Frank Baker, with, a jaw that
would please any physiognomist, won
the world's series jrf 111 "almost sin
gle handed, getting TiOme runs off
Marquard and Mathefwson. This
year he put, the first game of the
world's series on ipe the mgst Im
portant game of all with a homer
In the world's series of 1912, 'be
tween the Red Sox and Boston, when j
Merkle was letting fouls fall safe and!
nodgrass was making $38;000 muffs
and other Giants, were Jfalhng down,
the work of Charley ' HeFzog, not
picked as a hero, but" an athlete with
a regular jav, stood out like a head
light on a dark night. "
Hemie Zimmerman had. the job of
saving the Cub machine wished
upon him after Steinfeldt left and
Jim Doyle died. The Bronx boy
jumped in and led the league with
the bat Zim is lantern jawed.
Cravath, with a jaw like a burglar, 1
subbed for the Phils in 1912 and was
picked to sub again when the men
named as regulars failed, and, with a
chance for the pennant, Manager
Dooin sent in Cravath, with orders to
deliver and Gabby led the league
batters most of the year, hitting
more, holders than any other player.
Cravath has one of those jaws.
There were batting performances
that didn't get into big type. Dick
Hoblitzel of the Reds made 13 pinch
hits in a row, coming within two of
Sammy Strang's world's record.
When Cincinnati led the league for
three weeks in 1912 "Hobby" went
to the plate 13 times with men on the
bases and hit safely each time, driv
ing in 14 runs.
"TexJ' McDonald, with a jaw as
squareas a. corner, was used only as
pinch hitter by the Reds and he ac-i
cumulated nine in a row when hits
were worth something.
Jack Barry, who hits .300 in the
pinches and about .200 at other times,
for the Mackmen, has the chin. So
have Joe Jackson, Lajoie and Hans
Army beat Na.vy, 22 to 9, for the
final overturn of a year full of black
eyes to the football dope. The result
gave Western football a boost, as
Notre Dame had whaled the Army,
and Navy was undefeated among
Eastern teams. Fielding Yost, Mich
igan coach, prepped the soldiers the
final week, and it was noticeable that
most of their gains were made by the
system in vogue in the West. They
used the forward pass with deadly
effect and Navy was helpless be
Jack Coombs, Athletic pitcher, has
been discharged from a Philadelphia
hospital, where he has been under
treatment for an injury to his spine
since last summer. He will remain
in Philadelphia three weeks and then
go to his Maine farm to recuperate.
Physicians say he will be able to play
ball next season.
Ad Wplgast says his injured rib is
all right again, and he now wants to
meet Charlie White in a Milwaukee
Willie Ritchie is a 10 to 8, favorite
over Harlem Tommy Murphy for
their twenty-round bout on the coast.
While it may be disgraceful to be
pinched in Los Angeles by a Chinese
cop, a sojourn in the city jail would
not be so unpleasant since the cells
have been beautifully decorated with
flowers and ferns by the police
women. o o
The weather was warm, and Pat
decided to shave in tha yard. Mrs.
Casey, his neighbor, being inclined
for conversation, called to him, 'Pat,
sure an Oi see ye air shavin out
side!" "Begorra, he replied, "ands
did ye -think Oi was fur-lined ? "