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makes it necessary to find a shortstop
rom the new material.
The catching department is fair,
with no sign of additional strength.
Much is expected of Ed Reulbach,
the former Chicago star. Reulbach
himself is full of 'Confidence. He
thinks a change to Brooklyn is just
what he needed. This is mainly super
stition. While with the Cubs, Reul
bach always pitched his best " in
old Baltimore Orioles but of a dif
ferent tyne from McGraw and Jen
nings. "Robby" was the "jollier" and
the peacemaker, while the others
were fighters. He was given credit
with furnishing much of the brains
of -that famous old organization. For
two years he has been assisting -McGraw
and he has acquired some of
McGraw's best "stuff."
The team looks more promising
Al Cutshaw, Star Second Baseman of Brooklyn Dodgers.
Brooklyn. Given confidence in him
self, Reulbach is a great pitcher.
Charlie Ebbetts cannot refrain
from "helping" his manager and the
results have been disastrous. Perhaps
this has been responsible in large part
for the seeming carelessness of his
managers. The fact remains that
Dahlen was careless in many re
spects. Wilbur Robinson is a different type.
Robby was one of the leaders of the
than it did last season. But its strong
est advantage is that it is no longer
a "joke" club. It is hopeful not con
fident merely 'hopeful and hope
and hustle carries a club a long way.
"Al Cutshaw, Brooklyn's second
baseman, one of the cleverest and
fastest of the younger generation,
has some ideas as to how baseball is
to be played. In his .first season at
Brooklyn he started just eighteen
double plays duriug-the entire yeah