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HOW MY DAD TAUGHT ME TO PLAY BALL
BY JOE TINKER, JR.
Ninth of a Series of Photos,- Posed Especially by Joe Tinker, Jr., for Tha
Day Book on How to Play Baseball.
Study the style of the men at bat.
Become as familiar with them as the
pitcher. Your chief troubles will
come when a smart bunter and fast;
man steps to the plate.
The third baseman should field all
the easy, slow hits instead of the
shortstop. Have an understanding
with your stortstop and don't butt
into his territory for balls he ought
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By Joe Tinker, Jr.
You need nerve, as well as ability,
to. play third- Here you are right in
line with some of the hardest drives.
"When a runner is on third the temp
tation to steal home is great and it is
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