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THURSDAY, JULY 20, 1905.
ALBUQUERQUE EVENING CITIZEN.
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BOX IN THE OUTFIELDERS AND
YOU ADD TO UMPIRE'S TROUBLES
WILLIE KEELER, NEW YORK AMERICAN LEAGUE TEAM'S GREAT OUTFIELDER AND HITTER, DE
CLARES LONG RUNNING CATC HES AND SENSATIONAL LONG DISTANCE THROWS TO THE PLATE.
80 INTERESTING TO FANS, WOULD BE ELIMINATED IF PACIFIC COAST SUGGESTION WAS CAR
RIED OUT BY THE RULE MAKERS.
i , Writ ten Especially for The Evening Cltl zen.
By W. H. Keeler,
Right Fielder and Leading Batter of the New York American League Team.
There are few men Identified with the national came who
enjoy greater reputations than Willie Keeler. He la one of the
greatest outfielders In the game, and his work In the right garden
baa been marked with sensationalism. At the bat he Is al
ways found among the first three or four sluggers throughout
the season. His opinion on the suggestion to "box In" the out
fielders, which was made by a Pacific coast magnate recently. Is
Taluable as coming from the angle of Tlslon of a great fielder
base ball man
ager on the Pa
cific coast some
time ago advo
cated a new
wrinkle to limit
the fielder in
h i s capturing
of fly balls.
From what I
have heard, this manager proposes to place the
fielder in a circumscribed position, boxing him
as n kit iiiivj auwu ca ai v; U3(U a
to define the coachers boxes,
from which position he may
not move until the ball is hit
by the batter.
In my posi
tion as an out
fielder and a
batter of some
skill, an opinion
on this question
'' concerns me in
As a batter I
would naturally like to handicap the
As a fielder I would naturally
want all the advantages possible for
the man on the grass.
But I do not agree with the man
who advocates the limitation of the
fielder's activity. Head work is as
much a part of a good outfielder's
endeavor as it is in those who play
other positions on a team.
The men behind the base lines
play for each particular batter. We
know them and occupy certain po
sitions, prior to their possible hit
ting of the ball, with re
lation to where they may
If compelled to over
look this and play for
each batter alike, it would
destroy one of the best features of base ball
the difficult running catch.
Take, for instance, Lajoie at the bat. lie is
a hard driver and long-distance hitter. If I, as
a fielder, were compelled to play close in, it
would be impossible to run back far enough to
get the ball when he hit it.
It would be a very interesting question to
find where our friend from the coast would
place these boxes in the outfield. If he put
them far out, we wouldn't get the short hits
that drop behind the base line and too far out
for the basemen to field. If they were placed
too far in, we couldn't run back to get long
hard hit drives.
Another thing that would militate against
such a proposition as this would be the diffi
culty in obeying it. The whitewash lines would
be quickly rubbed out and the umpire would
have difficulty in watching the fielder and com
pelling him to remain within the circumscribed
I am certainly not in favor of anything that
would add to the umpire's troubles. He has
enough as it is. Every player's hand is natur
ally against this unfortunate individual, and if
this scheme of boxes was adopted it would re
sult in all kinds of conflict between that offi
cial and the fielders or the batters. ,
Having to watch men on bases
when the ball is struck and then
note that the fielder does not
leave his fenced-in position until
the ball is hit would certainly
prove a Chinese puzzle to the ar-
One of the beauties
of base ball is the
long throw to the
plate. The fielder
never, if he can pos
sibly avoid it, relays
the ball on a close
play when a runner is
about to score.
If the fielder
ped to the ex
he would not
get as . many
long hits as he
now does and
that would eliminate from the game consider
able of this throwing.
From my point of view I think, when you
take into consideration the ground covered by
three men for all the directions in which a long
hit ball will take, the outfielder, as at present
working, has no pink tea of it.
There are some fans who think the outfield
er's position is a lesser one on the diamond. It
is nothing of the kind. Herman Long, the old
Dutchman whom everybody knows, once saiil
when he was playing short, that the outfielders
were only spectators anyway. But then goo l
ol j Herman, in his way, was a humorist and
mean u. i if s
I if st y y
On our entire line of high grade SUMMER NOVELTY WOOL
ENS. These price reductions are In effect lor thirty days only:
All $30 Suits Reduced to $-5
All $35 Suits Reduced to $30
All $10 Suits Reduced to $35
All $15 Suits Reduced to $10
TROUSERS. .. .
All $10 Pants Reduced to $3
All $12 Pants Reduced to $10
All $U Pants Reduced to $10
F. TOMEI & BRO.
i registering point
j Denver, Colo., July 20. A dispatch
from Grand Junction says: Word has
j be n received here from Washington
' that Grand Junction has been selected
; as one of the points of registration
for the Uinta reserve ion opening.
; Competent committees have been
! named to make all arrangements for
i caring for the crowds, anu it Is un
derstood that all registrant ns from
eat or Utah will take place tv re.
The merchants, hotel keeper, and
tradesmen In general have agreed not
to raise prices nor to permit any ct
that will lead strangers to think thU
they are being Imposed upon. The
chamber of commerce has Issued and
SANTA FE TEAM
COMING TO FAIR
Capital City Will Send Strong
Aggregation to Base
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY'S GAMES
Manager W. N. Townsend of the
Santa Fe base ball team, who was In
the city last night, stated to a reporter
of The Citizen that so far as he knew
Santa Fe would send a team to Albu
querque during the territorial fair to
participate la the base ball tourna
ment. It Is said that arrangements are
now being made among the fans of the
Capital City to secure a team com
posed of players In the Western
League, which league closes Its sea
son Just about the time the fair opens.
If this Is done, Santa Fe Is sure to be
a prominent factor la the fair tourna
ment. El Paso Team Coming Sure. x
Manager Houston today received a
telegram from the manager of the El
Paso Browns to send transportation
for the team, stating that the team
had made arrangements to come to
Albuquerque for two games Saturday
and Sunday. Manager Houston wired
the El Paso manager that he would
send the necessary transportation to
Morencl Team Wants Games.
The Morencl, Aris., base ball club
has written to the manager of the
Browns, stating that the team will
make a tour of New Mexico the last
of next month and asks for games In
this city on August 25, 26 and - 27.
(Nothing definite has been arranged,
but If the Morencl team makes the
trip there Is no doubt but that Mana
ger Houston will give them games on
the dates mentioned.
Semi-annual report of the condition of the
First National Bamlz
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS JUNE 30, 5
Loans and Discounts 11,198,504.82
Bonds, Stocks, Real Estate 55,428.12
Banking House and Furniture 88,500.00
United States Bonds....! 323,000.00
Cash and Exchange 1,265,732.12 1,588,73112
Capital and Profits I 259,40443
Dividend No, 38 20,000.00
DEPOSITORY OF THE A., T. & S. F. RAILWAY SYSTEM
, 1 10 1
Boston 4 11 2
At Philadelphia R. H.E.
Cincinnati 6 10 1
Philadelphia 4 13 4
At New York R. H.E.
Pittsburg 8 16 0
New York 6 11 4
Brooklyn-Chicago game postponed
on account ot rain.
At Cleveland R. H.E
Cleveland 8 11 1
Boston 1 6 8
Second Game R. H. E.
Cleveland 5 7 1
Boston 1 7 1
At St. Louis R. H.E.
St. Louis 3 8 0
Philadelphia 7 14 1
At Chicago R. H.E.
New York 2
At Detroit R,
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Washington 2 11 1
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Sioux City 3 4 3
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Sioux City 6 12 2
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Puablo 5 10 3
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At Omaha R. H.E.
Omaha 1 4 3
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Ix)ulBville . 2
At Kansas City
Kansas City 2
At St. Paul
St. Paul 7
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