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combination so far as playing talent
There will be a battle royal by the
organized clubs for the services of
Benny Kauff. The Brooklyn out
fielder has proven that he can hit
good pitching, can run bases and
count runs. He needs polishing in
fielding, but he is one toppy outfield
er who would fit into any club in
tomorrow's meeting in Cincinnati for
something real. No matter what hap
pens the organized people will try to
make it appear that the Feds have
Charlie White has four fights on
the fire for the next month, the
purses of which will aggregate within
a few hundred dollars of the ten
thousand mark. Therefore, he is not
,- S v "
Kauff, Brooklyn Fed, Who Will Be Eagerly Sought by Organized Ball.
baseball but the Tigers and Red Sox.
Magee will also be scrambled for,
and right here in Chicago we have
Flack, Mann, Wilson, Zwilling, Fisch
er, Doolan and two or three pitchers
who can make good.
There is a lot more to these peace
negotiations than has been published
and most of what has been published
is the veriest watery bunk. Watch
worrying unduly about Freddie Welsh .'
and the championship.
There is talk now of signing the
two men for a battle in New Orleans
as a feeder to the Fulton-Willard '
match, but it is quite visionary. The
only real offer that has been made so
far came from Denver and Welsh lost '
that because Harry Pqllok, his man
ager, stalled too long. ' '