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BABE RUTH OF YANKEES, HOME RUN
KING, AND TY COBB, TIGER SLUGGER
"Babe" Ruth of the Yankees, Home Run Kino, and Ty Cobb, the Detroit
sluooer, leading batters of the big leagues, photographed at the Polo grounds.
I rend somewhere a comparison of
Ittitll iiiul Tolili, Minicwlmt to Hie tils
IitirnRtMiiGiit of Ittitl:. TIiIh strikes mo
ns being extremely unfulr. Itutli hits
qitlto iih mucli Imscliull IntelllKence ns
Cobb ever luirt, nnil to my mind lie Is
of fur Rrcutcr vnluc to n teiim, for
Itutli Is willing to piny for mid with u
tonm, wrltet Wv. O. McGceliim In Now
York Ttibiine. '
For ono tliliiK, Itutli reports cheer
fully for Ills spring trnlnliiK nnil works
Just ns entliUNlustlcnlly iih the youtiR
ct recruit who Is trying to eurn for
himself even n pluce on the bench.
Cobb (INdulns hprltiR trnlnlnu. Ho
clulms the ftpcclnl privilege of n prima
donnn, nnd that Is luul not only for his
own tcntn but for tho morale of organ
ized bak'ball. It makes discipline u
Cobb Late In Starting.
Cobb hcldom has been at Ills best at
tho Htnrt of the Reason. It Is not until
he lias worked In many games that ho
Is ready to play his game. lie Is par
ticularly lato In stnrtlng this season,
nnd the cntlro Detroit team was In n
slump nt tho start, almost directly ns
u result of tho special privileges grant
ed to Tyrus Itnymond Cobb.
In this regard It seems to mo tlint
Ruth displays n higher degreu of In
ENGLISH GOLFER IS COMING
Rumored In Sporting Circles That Abe
Mitchell Will Meet Hagen In
"Abo" Mitchell, tho noted English
golfer, Is expected to nrrlvo In this
country soon nnd It Is reported la
sporting circles that he will be the
"Abe" Mitchell, English Golfer.
EnglMi laer that Walter Hagen
(profi - mil open cliiimplnil golfer of
the V -) will meet ulirond. lliigeu
Is 27 v, is of up., Viinlnii, Itny and
Taj lor, .uglKli champions, lire iiImi
uppuiuiis of the .wiling American.
"HOP" NEEDED ON FAST BALL
Without It Pitchers Like Alexander,
Waiter Johnson or Al Mamaux,
Are Easy Marks.
When a lat bull plulior enn't get
tho lii mi hi fast hall he Is very easy
to hit. ,w speed in lists occasionally
demon- , lie. The rui-on Is plain. A
fast lwi without the hop Is Just u
straight Imll with miiiio hpeeil to It.
That I- why fast hall pitchers, even
tho het uf tliein, sometimes take ter
rific ilniU.lng.s. Take drover I'leve
Innd Alt Minder, fur Instance. When
ho has h'n fust Imll working, there are
few pliilii-iN us illlllciilt to lilt, but now
and tin n Meek is beaten by a count
of miiih tiling like 1 to L'. The sailK1
gots for Walter Johnson. Al MmuiuiN
or any oilier buiier who pliues his
'biff (lepelideliru on u 1'uut bull.
jfj $ . :"Zti '.i
WfBlrrn Nipnpr Union' ytJA
telligence. He Is Mg enough to realize
that while ho Is the supreme attrac
tion in hasehnlt at the present time,
his teammates nnd his employers have
some rights that must ho respected.
He Is playing the game fairly nnd ear
nestly, and the way that he Is doing
It has earned the regard not only of
those who know baseball but of tlwo
who seldom see n game. Ho gives tho
best that he has.
Ruth Not Spoiled.
Iluth has considerable force of char
acter. He suddenly became n nntlonnl
Idol, yet it has lint spoiled him so far,
nnd I do not think that It will. Ho
does not poso and ho does not play
to tho galleries. Of course ho must
glory In his achievement, this boy who
was renred In poverty nnd suddenly
shunted Into more limelight thnn has
como to many a genera), statesman or
movie star, but lie takes It nil grace
fully nnd with a native Intelligence
that shows character. And forco of
chnracter Is tho essential to success,
even In professional sports. You will
renlizo this If you will look over tho
list of tho real successes In profes
This Colossus of Haseball Is stnnd
Ing on n crude pedestal, but It seems
to mo n very firm one. ,
Germany's only nthletlc activity Is
Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing
champion, Is twenty-four years old.
San Francisco's annual playground
tennis tourney attracted -IttS entries.
Vancouver, U. C, will construct n
municipal iiatatorlum, 100 by !( feet.
University of Kentucky will erect n
nio'dcrn btadlum upon Its Lexington
Cornell bns won the lutercolleglnto
track and Held championships the Inst
live years In succession.
Vlctoila, II. C, will bold the North
I'acltlc association of amateur oars
men regatta this summer.
The Incognito Cricket Club, of Eng
land, will compete against Philadel
phia, New York and other elevens iu
Its tour In the fall.
A nominating committee of more
than -0 members will select the ath
letes who will rcpu'sent America In
tlio Olympic games.
The election of Eail J, Thompson,
champion 1-0 yards high hurdler, as
captain of the Dartunuitli truck team
of lt)21 Is uniiouiiced.
Zciizo Shlmhl.ti, of Japan, rated as
the second best tennis plajer evel
lUm'Inpcil there, will come to this conn
try this summer and play. He Is li
India at the present time, where he hn
tluee times won tin singles title.
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ni) pennants "ill t ltm that I
Hob Mctiul shows no let-up In his
I'lillndelphla fans nto up Iu anna
over tho llancroft deal.
Manager Qleason Is considerably
peeved at not lauding George Hums.
Urynn Harris of Connlo Mack's
pltclilng stalt towers C feet 0 Inches.
Wnllte lipp 'can stretch out further'
after wide throws than any first base
man In the league,
Vernon "Slicker" Parks bns been re
elected captain of tho University of
Michigan bascbalt team.
Tom Johnson of Itockford, right
fielder, has been elected University of
Illinois bnsv'balt captain.
Miller Iiugglns litis signed n new
Inllelder in the person of Joe Lucy of
the- University of Georgetown.
Lee Kohl, former innnngcr of tho
Cleveland Americans, has signed ns
couch for the St. Louis Drowns.
Eastern sport writers say Huth has
nn iibundauce of gray matter In addl-tl-
to his natural hitting ability.
Iteports say Trls Speaker Is getting
but little sleep these nights ns a result
of the poor showing of his pitchers.
Grimm's bnso running could stnnd
considerable Improvement, but tho
youngster is trying hard and doing
Groh, Itoush nnd Itohertson, now
among the leading live hitters of tho
National league, were o'neo members
of the Giants.
There arc ninny hlgh-clas llillcldcrs
In the big show, but It's hard to find
one who has anything on ltoger Horns
by of tho Cardinals.
Vernon regrets thu decision of
Wheezer Dell to Hop to the Industrials,
but comforts Itself that Hill IMcrcy.
added to the Muff, will do ns well or
Thnnks largely to John McGraw,
Rochester has what looks like n cork
ing good ball team on pnper, but it
cannot win with any degreo of regu
larity. Hnbo Iluth of tho New York Yan
kees has agreed to go to Japan after
thu American lengue closes to tench
the Japanese baseball players how to
hit the hull.
Grover Alexander bns furnished
something for other pitchers to shoot
nt In the shape of 11 consecutive vic
tories. The mark Is likely to stand
for the season.
Kill Olenson of tho Chicago White
Sox Is reKirted as announcing thnt
he will work his "big four" pitchers In
turn. They aro Williams, CIcotte, Eit
her nnd Wilkinson.
The New Haven club has transferred
Pitcher Jnck "Watson to tho Iloston
llraves In exchange for Southpaw
Hugh Itrown, Shortstop Shny and nn
outfielder to ho Font later.
With each successive season pinch
hitting seems to become more essen
tial In tho winning of hall games. A
team with n hitter who can deliver In
n pinch Is surely n lucky outfit.
The lied Sox huve sold many star
pastlmers In the past, but they held
fast to Harry Hooper, whoso brilliant
playing this season bns done so much
to offset tho loss of the old stars.
PLENTY STARS FOR OLYMPIC
Athletes Unearthed at Philadelphia
Meet Would Come Near Win
ning for America.
Tho stars unearthed at tho lutercol
leglnto meet nt Philadelphia would
come near winning for America nt
Antwerp, thinks Gustavlus Klrby, pres
ident of the American Olympic com
mittee. Ho stiys:
"Tho gnmes disclosed somo really
rauarknblo athletes' and athletic per-
forninnces, and when you consider the
number of available athletes In other
parts of the country who mo yet to bo
,tlicd, you can see why the Olympic
'committee feels con'ldent that tho Uni
ted States will continue to maintain
its Hiprculncy In track and field nth
Unit's ut llie Lonilug Autweip meet,"
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"STRANGLER" LEWIS HOLDING IVAN
LINOW, COSSACK GIANT, IN ARM LOCK
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Ivan Lhlow, the Cossaci: giant. with "Strnngler" Luwis' "uncorafort
nblo" nrm lock about him. Within nn hour, 21) minutes mill 2 seconds of
remnrkiiblo wrestling the Invincible had Llnow pinned to the mnt with' the
deadly headlock. Geo. Ilolhncr, tho noted referee, is shown.
This wus tho fenturo event of the wrestllug tournament nt Bronx Field,
LITTLE PICKUPS OF
Ynlo's rowing sqund nutnbers about
Ichlyn Kumnge will represent Japan
In. the Olympic tennis tourney.
India will enter six athletes In tho
Olympic games, three of, them being
Spain may entr the ITnrmsworth
International motorboat trophy contest"
off the Isle of Wight.
Walter Hagen, national open golf
champion, will participate In tho Brit
ish open tourney at Deal.
Benny Leonard Is to rctlro from tho
ring nt the end of this year, if ho 19
not beaten before thnt time.
W. Crook an English sprinter, ran
100 yards down hill In 0 4-5 seconds in
In'OlympIc trial at Clieshnm, Eng.
Forest M. McNoIr of Houston, Tex.,
has been chosen n member of the
American Olympic trapshootlng team.
Now Jersey hifxlng referees will be
paid $50 for their work nt larger clubs
und $:J0 by the smaller organizations.
Deputy Maurlco llothschlld has
presented a bill to tho French chamber
of deputies to clean up the rating
Hartford's Charter Onk race, n fen
turo of the Grand circuit races Sep
tember 0 to 17, nttracted nn entry of
thirty-three trotters for the $10,000
Jlmmle Burke Is another manager
who seeks pitching talent as a result
of the poor showing of his stnff. Tho
Browns hnvo u classy ball club, but
aro woefully weak on tho hill.
With tho national open golf cham
pionship scheduled to take placo nt
the Inverness links In August, thu To
ledo club will be n busy plnce this
Word tins been received by Tom An
drews thnt Lew Edwnrds, Australian
lightweight, who got a bin start In
this country and then shipped to Eng
land, Is coming back.
Work has already begun on tho
University of Washington's stadium,
which will rival Yale's famotii
bowl In Renting capacity and arrange
ment. It will seat 00,000.
Thornton Martin, elghteen-yenr-old
high school boy of Scuttle, Is plan
ning to enter tho University of Penn
sylvania this fall. Martin docs the
hurdles around 25 seconds.
Eddlo do Beuu, 20-year-old feather
weight of St. Paul, has been boxing
Jess than n year, but Is gaining rec
ognition. Ho had to overcome family
objections to choose n ring career.
The athletic board of Ohio state an
nounces Increases In pay for all mem
bers of the athletic department ef
fective September 1. The raise will
boost pay totals about 2.") per cent.
TAKING NO CHANUfcS
Carl Mays tells a story of how
tho Cleveland team stolo signs
to their own detriment against
tho Boston lied Sox. The In
dians sent n couplo of "sign
hawks" out ' on tho lines and
grabbed on what they believed
to bo tho right signs.
Tho Bed Sox, however, switch
ed their signs and thu Ciovelnnd
hatters stepping In to meet fast
bnlls were henneil by curves un
til several had been lilt.
At last one Cleveland bntter
stepped n and, novijf looking at
tho coaches, yelled: "Don t tell
i lie what they're throwing; I
don't want to know. I don't
want to get hit."
CINCINNATI'S PARK HOTTEST
Glim Sallee of Reds Says Real Heat
Can Be Found There In July
Most of tho bnll parks arc hot dur
ing mldsenson, but some of them are
hotter than others. Some of the Wash
ington players claim that their ball lot
registers more on a thermometer thnn
any of them, but Slim Snllcu of the
Beds begs to differ. Slim says:
"Cincinnati's park Is tho hottest of
all. Get down there in the hole In
July and August nnd you'll ilnd out
what real heat Is. Tho only pnrk thnt
compnrcu with It is tho ono at Kan
sas City. That diamond stand roof Is
about even with tho street. It can be
blowing n hurricane and there won't
be enough of n breeze In that "Blue"
park to breeze a mosquito. Thb only
tlmo the nlr circulates Is when there
Is n row with nn umpire or some pitch
er shoots over 'a fast one."
CAREFUL IS PET OF JOCKEYS
Speedy Little Filly, Owned by Walter
Salmon, Has Been Nicknamed,
"Miss Man o War."
Jockeys nnd stable lads nt tho Mary
land tracks havo nicknamed Careful,
tho speedy little filly belonging to Wal
ter J. Salmon, Miss Man o' War, and
her grent speed and tho ensy way In
which sho has scored her six straight
victories hnvo caused trainers and oth
er practical horsemen to stump her as
n Man o' Wnr. Sho Is ono of the fast
est brenkers slnco tho dnys of Lady
This little daughter of Wrack nnd
Mindful Is n steady filly, nnd It Is ex
pected she will go on and glvo tho colts
nnd fillies which hnvo not raced yet
n fight for premier honors of her age.
Sho Is entered In all tho rich stakcB
which will be decided on tho metro
politan tracks this season.
UMPIRE DID SOME THINKING
Bill Brennan Causes Fans to Sit Up
and Take Notice at Decision
In Recent Game.
Umpire BUI Bienuan did some orig
inal thinking In u recent Atlrtntn-Nnsh-vlllo
gnmo that bus thu "bugs" study
With Wlngo on first and Brazil at
bat, tho strike and steal play was at
temptedbut Brazil momentarily for
got to strike at n wido one. Ho swung
Just ns tho Nashville catcher pegged to
catch Wlngo. Thu ball struck Brazil's
bat and rolled foul.
Brennan ruled Wlngo stole second;
thnt tho bnll was not foul since tho
riteher had not delivered It; that Bra
zil's back wns turned nnd ho had not
Interfered; that It merely was u freak
nccldent, tho ball hitting an obstruc
tion. Fair Golf Champ.
Mrs. Luther Kennett of Colorado
has won tho golf title of southern
California for thu fifth time. She
claims tho woman's amateur cham
pionship from her recent victories In
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