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contract, has returned to the Amer
ican League fold.
Giants and White Sox sailed for
New York this morning aboard the
liusitania. They are due in New York
next Thursday night.
On the world tour the Sox won 24
games, the Giants 20, and two were
Leading universities and athletic
organizations will be represented by
star athle.tes tonight in the annual
indoor track meet of the Central Ai A.
U. at Northwestern gymnasium.
BUSTED UP WORLD SERIES
BECAUSE HE COULDN'T GET SEAT
W&fOR BU35C .WAS.
By Hugh S. Fullerton.
. Charles W. Murphy is gone from
baseball, and it is apropos to tell some
of the unprinted things that marked
his stormy career of eight years as
owner p the Chicago. club. Some of
the long hidden truth is coming out;
but no one outside the Cub office ever
will know how -much happened dur
ing that eventful epoch.
"Did you know that once only the
intervention of one man prevented
the calling off of one. world's series
and the stopping of the third game of
that series? '
It was in 1908. Chicago had won
the National League pennant after a
desperate struggle, winning the play
;6ff of the tie from New York in a
'wonderful battle on the Polo grounds.
'The feeling was tense. The Chicago
players vwere beaten,' mobbed, then
bombarded in their club house after
They fled from New' York.' Just as
ttiey were' rushing for their train, the