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Speakers, Cobbs and Mathewsons in
a few years.
The best youngster of the spring,
I think, is Karl Von Kolnitz, the
young catcher pickedup by Charlie
Herzog of the Reds.
Collins, with the Boston Nationals,
would be my second choice of young
stars. This fellow was a Vanderbilt
University man. who, according to
Dan McGuigan, is the best athlete 1
that ever -came out of the South.
Stallings has more good material
than any of the others. He has Fred
Tyler, a husky, likely-looking catch
er, and Dugey from Waco, and
James from Seattle, all corking good
major league material.
Hughie Jennings seems to have
stumbled upon a covey of good
youngsters, the trouble being that
most of them are men who are best
in positions that Jennings does not
need to strengthen. Needing a good
third' baseman he has routed out a
squad of fine shortstops and second
basemen. Kavanaugh and Fitzsim
mons, infielders, are rare discoveries,
and Compton is likely to show a lot.
Rickey has dug up half a dozen
good men. Enzenroth seems most
likely to become really great. Rehg,
Scott and Cooney are three unusually
promising men with the Boston Red
Cleveland appears to have been out
of luck in the prospecting. The most
promising of the new men is a come
back Rip Hagennan.
Pittsburg has dug up a wonderful
lot of kids from somewhere and
everywhere. I like Watson,- an out
fielder who wears a cheto of tobacco
like Jimmy Sheckard's, and Jim Kel
ly, both oatfieldeis.