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moment, but he will improve with
age, and is young enough to take his
Doolan, on the other hand, has
been at the top of his game for years.
"When he was with the Philadelphia
Nationals he was accounted the best
shortstop in the National league. He
has not fallen off any in this respect
since leaping to the Feds.
His batting, however, has been
woefully weak this season. Tinker
is working on the theory' that his
team already possesses the .necessary
punch, but needs greater defensive
strength. All season the infield has
been his despair. Time after time
games have been kicked away by
some uncouth stuff by members of
the. inner walL
It's a move solely for this season,
and possibly next It is not destin
ed to take care of the future for
Doolan cannot have many more
years of fast baseball bottled in his
How Joe will come out on the dick
er remains to be seen. Smith and
Fritz are both good ball players, and
fit, into Otto Knabe's rebuilding
ideas. Baltimore is away out of the
race, and ias been for weeks. Knabe,
therefore, is planning for the future,
and wants to start the 1916 season
with a club of youngsters who will
improve as time goes' on. With a
circuit as young as the Federal, he
seems to have the right idea.
Whales are in Kansas City today
for a short series.
Giants toppled Phils by four-run
rally in eighth off McQuillan. Stroud
pitched well. Jim Tnorpe returned
to Giants and cracked double and
tFred Toney held Braves to one hit
and added another shutout to n;s
'long list Griffith got three hits off
Ragan and Tyler.
Sal lee and Harmon were winning
pitchers in split of Card-Pirate dou
ble bill. Harmon allowed three hits.
Hinchman bagged four safeties.
Avers held Yanks to four hits in
12 innings, Washington beating Cald
well. ,Ayers fanned six.
r-oster let Macks down with three
hits. Soft for Red Sox. Hoblitzelhit
two singles an dstole a base.
Carter, Cleveland recruit, was
strong in pinches, stopping Browns.
Smith belted a double and homer.
Runt Walsh, just secured from Bal
timore, was jnjured in his first game
in Slpufed uniform. Pitched ball hit
him in ear, bursting blood vessel. Mil
ler, Borton, Bridwell and Drake bat
te dhard to beat Pittsbrugh.
Evans' four singles helped Balti
more; down Tip Tops, who used four
Five double plays featured Buffalo
Newark scrap, won by Lords. Lord
and Chase soaked three hits each.
.RENOWNED FOR HlSOUtPS
ROBBEP OF HIS EMERY BAV-L
HE GETS MORE HftRD BUMPSt
HARDLY HIS FAULT
Officer (severely) Is this rifle sup
posed to have been cleaned?
Recent Recruit Well, sir, yes. But
you know what these servant-gals
. -- -.-i.-n