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throw the ball to the right place at
the right time.
In the event a runner is on first
and a hit is made to third, throw to
second and the second sacker may
swing a double play by pegging to
first. If there is no chance for a dou
ble play make the peg 4p second any
how and get the first runner.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet W.
Practice fielding the hardest kinfl
of bunts and give a lot of time to
mastering throws from all angles.
Rehearse the underhand throw to
first as well as to second. Often it
Will aid you in retiring a fast runner,
one who would beat your throw if
you took time to come up erect be
fore getting the ball away.
Boston .2 01.000
Wash'n 1 01.000
Chicago 1 1 .500!
W. L. Pet W.
Boston. 1 01.000
Chicaeo 1 1 .500!
Cin'ti.. 1 1 .500
N.York. 1 1 .500
American League. Chicago 8, De
troit 6; St Louis 4, Cleveland 2; Bos
ton 8, Philadelphia 2.
National League. Cincinnati 8,
Chicago 3; Pittsburgh 4, St Louis 0;
New York 2, Philadelphia 0.
Fielder Jones is
Looks like some of those Federal
league pitchers might have possessed
something besides a fat contract and
Dave Danforth, young southpaw,
should turn in several victories for
the White Sox in the present season.
He won yesterday, but mainly
through the heroic batting efforts on
the part of his mates, assisted by
some punk fielding by the Tiger out
posts. Notwithstanding the ten hits the
Jennings people peeled from the
newcomer, he exhibited some real
goods, the outstanding feature being
a large bunch of nerve in the face of
OF ALL SORTS BOXING
all kinds of hectoring. Jennings,
Cobb and Bush, three of the best
goat betters in "the business, went
after Danforth from the first pitch.
They continually called attention
of the umpires to his method of de
livering the ball, especially when men
were on base. They declared he did
not take a step in the direction of
first base before throwing to that
station. Danforth had the same trou
ble in the American ass'n, but the
umpires decided he was right He
is due for some more argument in
the big tent until he has met every
team and all the umpires have seen
him in action.
The Detroit people didn't honestly
believe there was anything wrong
with the Danforth method. They
were merely trying to badger a
young man making his debut, which
is legitimate baseball. They finally
did harass Umpire Hildebrand into
calling a balk, but previously Dan
forth had held the enemy close to
the bags, and once picked Bush off
Danforth's style is a wonderful
help to a catcher and keeps opposing
players from taking any liberties on
the sacks. He has one of the most
deceptive deliveries Been for some
time, being much like Ed Walsh in
anchoring baserunners to the bags.
For eight innings he repulsed
every effort of the Tigers to rattle
him and had two men out in the
ninth before the crack came. Even
then he would have been all right if
there had been better teamwork
among the Sox fielders, for the first