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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 25',
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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING
Chicago, 2; Cleveland, 1.
Boston, 2; Washington, 1.
New York-Philadelphia, rain. .
Boston-Brooklyn, rain. .
Pittsburgh, 5; St. Louis, 1.
New York-Philadelphia, rain.
Buffalo-Baltimore, rain. .
No other games scheduled.
Louisville, 7; Columbus, 2. ,
Milwaukee, 3; St. Paul, 0.
Kansas City, 5; Minneapolis, 4.
Indianapolis, 3; Cleveland, 2.
A few more Hamilton episodes and
the Federal League will not be so
hasty in signing up disgruntled play
ers in the organized leagues. NThe
Fed magnates will refuse to be the
goats and the means of increasing
the salaries of the athletes with
no advantage to themselves. The
player who jumps to the Feds from
now on must give some definite as
surance that he will stick.
Hamilton yesterday jumped back
to the St. Louis Browns, declaring
that he had been handed a nice slice
of coin as the price of breaking his
second contract within a-week.
Officials of the Kay See Feds said
they had a civil contract with Hamil
ton that would stand in any court,
and that steps would be taken to en
force it or keep Hamilton out of the
President Hedges of the Browns
has ordered Hamilton to rejoin the
'team when it reaches here Saturday
for a four-game series.
Harold Hartley, pitcher, last year
with Burlingtpn in the Central Asso
ciation,, has signed with the St Louis
Cicotte Is a "Swell Fielding Pitcher
Chifeds Open Today.
wftVi twn rnmps in it heerins to look
as though the White Sox pitchers
were to receive some assistance this
year from the batting contingent
True but seven hits have been
knocked in each combat, but they
were clustered m a manner xo unng
pleasing results, and runs are what
win hall zanies. The Sox runner who
gets on now has a chance to get home
on a following knock.
Scott and Cicotte have both turned
in bang-up games, pitching the same1
brand ot air-ugnt oaii mat put meui
in the first lour pitcners in me cir
nntt whrni fhfi averaees were com
piled last fall. Once more it is evident
that they will win witn tvraor uiree
runs to work on, and' chances are
thev will get that margin oftener this
season than last "
This Cicotte is a pitcher deserving
of unusual praise. He combines quick.
thinking, determination ana willing
ness to work with better than aver
age mechanical ability.
All around the American circuit he
is looked on. as one of the best pitch-'
ers in the league, hard to beat and
harder to unsettle. The opposition
realizes that it must hold the Sox to
a low score in order to pet the ver
dict with Uddie on the hill.
That is a remarkable tribute to a
man who a couple of seasons aqo was
released by the Boston Red Sox be
cause he couldn't win. He was a
jinxed pitcher in Boston and managed
to lose one wav or another. If his
mates didn't kick the game away Edj
die was mauled by the 'enemy' If He
did turn in a good game his pals
were unable to give him.any assist
ance with the stick. v
He came to Chicago somewhatur
der a cloud, and had some difficulty
shaking the jinx here. He did not
start like a whirlwind.
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