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after the team reaches camp, and'
Joey is confident that he will have
thirty men trying for places on his
team before the week is ended. Any
youth who has the-slightest qualifi
cations will be given affair trial, as
Tinker feels he is building for the
future, and will overlook no oppor
tunity to stock his roster with young
Tom Seaton, "the former Philly
hurler, who was supposed to have
been awarded to Brooklyn, started
south with Tinker, and indications
are that he will stick with the locals.
The case of Bill Killifer, signed by
the Fed's and then taken by the Phil
lies, has aroused the ire of President
Gilmore of the third circuit, and the
boss gave the club presidents full per
mission last night to fire at will on
This means that the string will be
taken from bankrolls and burned up.
Offers will be made to any players
the club owners want, whether the
athletes have contracts with organ
ized teams or not.
The extent of the warfare depends
solely on the length to which the Fed
promoters are willing to go in dis
tributing their coin.
The line-ups of the Federal teams,
given out today, shows a promising
mixture of major and minor league
players, with a few high-class semi
pros scattered through the circuit.
At first glance the rosters do not
present any top-heavy array of big
league stars. But this doesn't neces
sarily mean that the new organiza
tion has fallen down. It did fail in
its efforts to land Speaker and Craw
ford, but succeeded' in further wreck
ing the Phillies by taking Mike
Doolan, and has a strong chance of
landing Hans Lobert,- one of the two
veteran infielders left the Pirates.
If the Fed line-ups do not prove
strong enough to attract attendance
overtures will be made to stars now
signed with major teams, and they
will be lured away if money still has
its same. old power.
Following is the line-up of the Fed'
Pitchers Ad Brennan, Philadel
phia Nationals; Claude Hendrix,
Pittsburgh Nationals; C. J. Watson,
Milwaukee; Thomas McGuire, John
Glazer, Dave Block, Erwin Lang,
semi-pros; Leo Prendergast, Peoria;
Henry Schmidt, Milwaukee.
Catchers Art Wilson, New York
Giants; James Block, Milwaukee;
James McDonough. Chicago; George
First Basemen W. R. Jackson,
Seattle; Fred Beck, Buffalo; W. Zwil
ling, St. Joseph, Mo.; John Kading,
Second Basemen John Farrell,
John Grannan, Lake Forest; L,eo
Third Basemen Rollie Zeider,
New York Americans; James Stan
Shortstop Joe Tinker, Chicago.
Outfielders Al Wickland, Cincin
nati; Cad Coles, Baltimore; Ed Mun
sey, University of Minnesota; Max
Catchers Fred Jacklitsch, Harvey
Russell, Leroy Allen.
Pitchers Jack Quinn, George
Suggs, Frank Smith, Irving K. Wil
helm, Herbert Young1, P, J. Conley,
J. M. Allen, Jack Ridgway, Joe Fin
neran. First Baseman Harry Swacina.
Second Basemen Manager Otto
Knabe, George W. Simmons.
Shortstop Mike Doolan.
Third Basemen Enos Kilpatrick,
Outfielders Guy Zinn, "Benny"
Myers, V. D. Duncan.
Catchers Easterly", Brown.
Pitchers Packard, Henning,
Hogue, Hogan, Harris, Stone.
First Baseman Manager George
Second Basemen Kenworthy,