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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 18, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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slated between the National league
rivals.
Give the Giants a pitching staff and
they'll make them all hustle. That's
the hunch one gets while watching
the Broadway crew in rehearsal at
Marlin, Tex.
Dolled up in road uniform done in
stripes, patterned after the regiment
als peculiar to Sing Sing, Au
burn and other penal institutions, Mc
Graw's troops have literally flashed
through their conditioning program
and on fdrm displayed to date pro
mise to return north well fortified for
the opening of the flag race.
It's up to McGraw to produce a
championship contender this season.
Having been out of the running one
season after a long chain of triumphs,
the Little Napoleon has laid his wires
to beat the Yankees in the play for
the graces of New York fans. Figur
ing Chicago, Boston, Brooklyn and
Philadelphia will be up in the race,
McGraw is casting about for finished
twirling talent.
Luck broke with John in his hunt
for infielders, outfielders and catch
ers but he is dubious as to his pitch
ers. Benny Kauff, star of the erstwhile
Federals; Bill Rariden, catcher, and
Fred Anderson, pitcher, also former
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There Are Not "Lifers" Doing the Lockstep, but Four Giants Who Had
Their Heads Shaved. Left to Right, Babbington, Lobert, Martin, Burns,
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