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Schneider and Schulz were hit hard.
Stock poled two. doubles.
Thousands of fans are regretfully
admitting that Joe Corbett, baseball
hero of two decades ago and brother
of the pugilistic James J., failed in
an attempt to come back with the
San Francisco Seals.
Grandstand and bleachers were
packed dh "Corbett day" recently.
There were cheers and stacks of
flowers and good wishes for him.
But his pitching showed none of his
old-time brilliance. The "old man"
simply "wasn't there." He retired
before the disaster came to a close.
ManagerWolvertori, herd to a close
player limit, released the veteran the
Corbett is past 40 years of age. His
brother Jim, one-time heavyweight
champion, is close to 50. Joe has
gone back to his old position as dep
uty county clerk.
Ever Hammer meets the Bitter
Root Kid in "Kenosha tonight and
past performances of the two bat-?
Veteran of Other Days Showered With Floral Offerings,