pitcher and had a remarkably quick
Anson was the first of the modern
school of batters. He was not" a,
swinger. He developed his "ability to.
"just meet the ball,", but so-great-was
his strength and so heavy his-,
bat, that when he "just met" the'
ball, it shot away to the outfield at
a terrific pace.
Some of the superstitions of great
batters would be laughable were the
great ones not so earnest.
Cobb swings three bats and
knocks the dirt from his spikes be
fore facing the pitcher. Jimmy
iMir i.Twfe. &
MAKES A HIT
IN A PINCH.
JAKE DAUBERT JSS
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