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Perhaps It was because he was a
pupil of the Old Master, Denton Te-
nIH f?3i ill
cumseh (Cy) Young, who up to the
time of retirement was dean of all
pitchers, that Stanley Dougan de
veloped a penchant for hurling no-hit
At any rate this budding member
of the Cincinnati Reds slab staff bids
fair to emulate the feats of his griz
As a student at Ohio university,
Dougan went into athletics with a
splash. He specialized at baseball
and Old Cyrus, who is cultivating his
broad acres near Peoli, O., took a de
cided shine to the rookie.
Young gave his protege more than
passing attention at the daily work
outs in which Cyrus - presided as
coach and offered4o place the young
ster with the Zanesville Central
league club early in 1913.
Dougan who was captain of the
1 1913 'varsity and later president of
the senior class of 1913 spurned the
berth. Instead, he pitched a few
games for the Portsmouth, Ohio
State league club and later was
drafted by Columbus, appearing
unaer me name oi roo caaniey.
: From the senators he" drifted back
to the smaller fry and last seasbn was
the sensation of the Northern league,
pitching for Winnipeg. He scored 22
victories, two of which were no-hit
classics. He suffered four defeats.
The Reds have rounded up this
promising rah rah boy and will give
him a thorough trial in the spring.
Since the close of the Northern
league season he has been coach and
athletic director at Jamestown col
lege, Jamestown, N. D. He is a right
hander, measures six feet i-inch in
his running shoes, weighs 170, is.
married and confesses to being 23
years of age.
Jack Dillon pummeled Vic Hanson
unmercifully for eight rounds at
Memphis, but couldn't get a knock
out. Hanson went down three times
in the third, and again three times in
the fourth. The bell saved him in the
Benny Palmer, a Memphis boy, put
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