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OFFER OF $500,000 WILL NOT
CONSIDERED FOR ROGERS
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Nettled liopmi"i' of the ihiiml'I'oiim ro
ports Involving the imssllilu wile of
JtuKcrs Ilornoliy, heavy hlttliic stnr of
the St. I.iiiiIh CurillimlH, Milliliter
Hnmrli Itlckoy recently Nineil a
statement In order to make It plain
that there Is not a remote chance of
any other club purchasing the player.
Stories Not New.
lllclspy's statement, In part, follows:
Papers have heen printing stories
about the halo of Rogers Ilornsby.
This Is not new or unexpected, as
Ilornsby has been sold on several pre
vious occasions. However, rumors are
so persistent that even one club pres
ident Is quoted as hnvlng become quite
exercised about the sale of Ilornsby,
In order to muko It unnecessary for
any one to devote his attention fur
ther to the HU Louis club and perhaps
SEES CLOSE RACE FOR FUG
Trls Speaker Believes Any Team With
Qood Pitching Staff Has Chance
to Win Pennant
It Is going to he u close race In nan
Johnson's ball league this year, Trls
Speaker believes, lie says:
"Any team with a good pitching
stafi Is bound to hang up near the top
of the ladder, for the plRhlug depart
ment Is the most lmpoitant asset of a
ball club. I think the we.-tern clubs
are strong r this eur, even Petrolt.
Tbo Tiger- will get away one of thee
days. Tli' ince will be much harder
this season iliim It has been In several
years and tin-re will be no elimination
of half tie i lubs before tiie season Is
half over, la- way 1 size It up now."
JADDA GHEB IS SIGNED g
Man -1 Ilranch Itlekey of
the Si l.ouls C'aidlnals, while
in I'll iirgli, signed a nung
pltchi r ho niiswt rs to the name
of .lie - I, lieb. Sounds like tile
leadlii. - liaracter In a Hindoo
tale. I i M i luih been pitching
for i'.'i independent team in
IMttsl . mid U said to bo
quite i-ospeet. He glow Up
on tie , ittsburgh lots and In
spite hi in queer name Is a na
tive .t j. i ii mi.
IS PRIZE RECRUIT TWIRLER
Honk Harris of Philadelphia Athletics,
Has Wcnilerful Speed, Curves
The pH recruit hnrler of the
American lms:m. ihs year Is Honk
Harris, tie- lender Athletic pitcher.
Harris Is -is f,-et six Inches tall and
has'Woml. -nl sj I, curves, change
of pace .i nl murage. He hurled for
the IJouMi.li Texas league club last
year. .M.wm. also with the M-iclcs. was
his haltm-.v iml.
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serve the. further purpose of again
Identifying Rogers Ilornsby as a reg
ular member of the Cardinal club, I
will say oueu more that Ilornsby Is
not for sale.
Obligations Met Promptly.
Two or three stoiles have been print
ed to the elTcct that tliu St. Louis club
has very heavy obligations to meet In
the payment to Sirs. Itrltton for the
club. All of these obligations liuvo
been met fully and promptly. There
Is an erroneous Impression back of
such stories regarding the financial
backing of the St. Louis club.
Now, us to the sale of'llornsby. We
have been offered $1!00,000 In cash and
two players for Ilornsby. Our reply
was that If you chmipj ( the two to live
our answer Is the same, "Not Inter
ested." ODD TALE OF HARD LUCK
The ninn who held the ?2.',000
winning ticket In the Stock Kx
change sweepstakes on the derby
sold It Just prior to the race for
?r. The unlucklest man Is II. A.
Clark, an exchange member.
Clark bought live tickets and
then decided to sell three. One
of the three was on Splon Kop,
the winning horse.
NOTES OF SPORT
Shamrock IV. racing suit of snlls
Jimmy Clubby has opened n large
hotel In Napier, New Zealand, and Is
reported doing a good business.
.Tim Thorite will manage the Canton
professional football eleven next fall,
but may not participate In the games.
.Tack Sharkey, the New York feath
erweight, Is planning a trip across
which should net htm u nice waiNif
Matt Mtfirath, former hammer and
weight champion, still retains his skill.
I In recently threw the hammer 10"
feet f Inches.
Southern Association of Amateiit
Athletic union l trying to raise Sll.Ooi
towards the fund to send ntldetcs t
Antweip for the Olympic games.
A service tournament for formei
service men and men now In the serv
ice will be lieJd by the Sturm King
Coif club of Coiuwnll-ou-IludMiu, N
V ill September.
Toe Symonds, former I'ngllsh ll.v
weight champliiu. Is coming to tin
United States to fight In the bautaiit
weight class. Ills' llrsi bouts will li
on the I'ik-IIIc (east.
Lew Tendler's two lights with tin
Mitchell brothers at Milwaukee
brought a total of S5S.O00 for the gate
Tito I'lnky gate was SUL'.OOO and tin
Itlchle receipts s:i0,0(.
.TncU Kelly the Vesper club oars
man, broke the senior quarter-mile
dash record la the annual navj day
regatta on tin- Schuyklll river. He
negotiated the distance In 1 :l!l.
liven the hairs of Ilenny Leonatd's
head are Insured. He s carrjlng Sti-Ti,-KMI
worth of nt-ndent Insurance. The
early premium Is Jf'.M.OOO. vAUo lie has
?1S5,000 wot tb of life Insurance.
Tho forward deck crew of the cup
yacht Itesniuic this jear are Norwe
gian to a man, although every one Is
a nnturnhs-ed American cltlen, and
nt-aily all m-ved In the .rvrjui umy.
I IT PAYS TO BE SURE J
It pays to keep up and make
sure. In the twelfth Inning of
a recent Pittsburgh-New York
game Hums wan on third nnd
Fletcher on first nnd two out. A
double steal was put on and
Schmidt chased lturns hack to
tho bag and "thought" ho tugged
him. Umpire Kill Klein said
nothing. The Pirates started
to leave the Held. IJurns dashed
for home. Carter still had tho
ball. Cutsbaw had reached the
g homo plate. Carter throw to hlin
a and lturns was tagged for sure
thte time, as Klein solemnly
bnwled "Out." It was a narrow
IOTE$ of the
Pitcher Artie Neht of the Giants Is
showing a big Improvement over his
enrly season work and promises to get
back Into his old-winning stride.
The Clevelands nnd tho New York
Americans arc both great hitting
teams, but for the old tear the cover
off slugging the Yankees seem to linve
It on the Indian".
Tho veteran. John MeCloskey, Is
coming Into his own this season. Ills
Memphis team Is tearing along at top
speed out In front In tho Southern
After the Syracuse International
league team laid lost 1-1 games in a
row, the York Staters came back and
defeated ISaltlinoroj twlcu In succes
Jack Dnubert may not bo tho most
widely advertised pla'yer on the Cin
cinnati team, hut there are none more
valuable than he.
Ping Hodlo Is almost as popular
among the New York baseball scribes
as Italic Itutb.
Aside from ltogers Ilornsby tho Cin
cinnati players seem to be hogging tho
batting honors In the National league.
. Tho nrooklyn fans are all roused up
over tho pennant light nnd Intend to
seo to It that the Dodgers do not got
tho worst of it If they can help It.
Bobby O'Fnrrell continues to shine.
bnck of tho plate.
The Cincinnati club has released Joe
Meyer, tho young college first base
man to Torre Haute of the Three-1
St. Louis fans have como out of their
long sleep and show signs of much life
these days as the result of the gj-cnt
showing of both tho llrovvus and Car-
,, Casey Stengel and Cy Williams are
plnylng great hall for tho Phillies.
If somebody does not stop llnho lluth
ho Is liable to wreck all tho fences In
tho American league ball parks, to
say nothing about tho houses adjoin
ing the parks.
Manager Mitchell of the Cubs made
a teit-strlko when he grabbed .eh Ter
ry from Pittsburgh at the waiver price.
Zeb has been going great guns over
since ho Joined tho Chicago team.
Clark (Trlfllth says the Indians look
to ho the best In the Airerlcnn league,
wltli New York', St. Louis and the
WUto Sox all having a strong chance.
drover Cleveland Alexander, tho
Cubs' famous right-handed pitcher, Is
not as steady as In pie-war days, an
occasional wild pitch being chalked
FLING AT CUP TO COST
IN EXCESS OF MILLION
Sir Thomas Llpton.
A caret ul caecklng up of expenses
by u person close to the Llpton Inter
ests shows that this fourth attempt to
lift the Aineiicu's Cup will cost the
Shannock's owner a sum well In ex
cess of $1,000,000.
This will he f.'lr Thomas' last fling
at the cup. If ho wins it lie will con
sider his bill of $1,000,000 cheap. If
ho loses well, lio Is considered tho
best sportsman who ever tiled to take
tho cup uwny from hu-e.
In any event, win or lose, this will
bo his last venture in IntoruullonAl
SLUGGER JACKSON SAYS TY COBB'S
WONDERFUL SPEED BEATS HIM OUT
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Ty Cobb is faster than .Too Jackson, hut tho White Sox slugger can lilt
better. The Georgian gets many n safo lilt from lajng them down and out
speeding tho hnll to first, while Jackson has to resort to longer drives. Joe
"I always did want to lend tho league In hitting, but I'd rather wo our
club win than gain any special honors myself. In ten years I have never been
under .IIOO and onco I went over .400, nnd Cobb hits always been a little
out of my reach. He can run faster than I, which accounts for a lot of things,
nnd he ought to get credit for It, because that Is a part of tho game. 'I'd like
to beat hlin out, though, and who knows hut that this may be my year."
5 NOT FOOLING BABE RUTH
J "They say pitchers are fooling t
you with slow balls. How nbout '
J It?" was a question put to Uabe
t lluth. "Wrong dope. I get
J crossed up now and then by u t
pitcher, as any batter will, and J
It's when that happens that you t
sec mo swing and miss. Tho '
dope once wns that I couldn't '
' hit left-handers, hut I'm doing J
' fairly well ngalnst 'em now.
Anyway, I'm 'way ahead of my
t record at this time of tho year 1"
SPORTING NOTES !
Uoston may drop school boy rowing.
Detroit will have two Harmswortli
J'enn State college has raised the
prlco of tickets for athletics there from
$0 to .$15.
American Olympic games athletes
will go to Antwerp In United States
Flfty-nlno drivers won races on Uio
Grand circuit last year, 27 taking one
Milliard rooms aro n part of dwell
ing equipment In late operations In
Now York city and vicinity honsts
2.10 play grounds and general recrea
tion centers for children.
Coach Jim Ten Kyck of Syracuse,
will take up tho task of Instructing
tho Duluth Hunt club oarsmen.
Thirteen Japanese athletes aro In
this country on their way to Antwerp
to participate In tho Olympic games.
Pop (Jeers, veteran Grand circuit
driver, has 20 head In training at
North Itandall, his largest stablo in
Tommy Teague Is a comer among
tho llttlo scrappers of tho country. Ho
hnsdioxed two no-declslon bouts with
Hilly Shade, four-round fighting
whiz, 1ms sailed for Australia, whero
ho linn three bouts booked. His man
ager Is Jimmy Gllfeather.
Carl Johnson (Michigan U.) hns
been awarded tho conference mednl.
It Is given to one nthloto In every Ulg
Ten school for nthletlc and scholastic
It was Just 21 years ago on Me
morial day that doctors advised Frank
Kramer, then a sickly, skinny kid, to
take up cycling. Ho rodo his first race
Four of Ponn stnte's football stars
have accepted coaching jobs. "ItcM"
Uenry, another graduate, will tnko up
medlcino instead of football as n pro
fession. Samuel J. Dallas, president of tho
Amateur Athletic union, says tint
coach of tho American Olympic team
niny not bo selected until nfter the
Dverett L. Bradley, winner of the
pentathlon at the University of Penn
sylvania relay games last April, has
been elected captain of Kansas uni
versity track team for 1021.
.LAUDS WHITE SOX OUTFIELD
Manager Hugglns of Yankees Thinks
Felsch, Lelbold and Jackson
Are Strong Players. '
The mnnngor of tho Yankees has a
good outfield, hut ho ndmlts that Kid
Gleason bus n sweeter one. Ho says:
"I think ono of tho best outfields I
have ever seen Is the White Sox trio.
I'm tnlklng nbout an outfield that com
bines both ofTenso nnd defense. Felsch,
Lelbold and Jackson are not only good
hitters, hut they aro finished out
fielders and In the sheer mechnnlcs
of baseball. More than all, they aro
great throwers. I have rarely seen
them make n mistake. Time after
P' YV'tiufn Nwppf r Vnlon'
Manager Miller Huggins.
tlmo they cut off runs by perfect
throws to the plate. They constltu,to u
great trio, and no hall club wltlT n
bunch like them can help being for
midable and slnco Clcotto has como
back without tho uso of tho 'shiner,'
or tho myth, at least, the Sox htivo
tlio pitching, too."
AUSTRALIAN WOOL IS CAUSE
Yarn Put Into Baseball Is Said to Be
Responsible for Hard Hitting
There been some slashing hitting In
baseball this year, which, Han John
son says, Is duo In part to tho qual
ity of balls. A better quality of horse
hide Is being obtained by tho manu
facturers and they aro getting yarn
of Australian wool, something Uiey
weren't getting previously. Tho yum
Is of a quality which gives added live
liness and resiliency to balls, henco
their greatest spring nnd Impvuis when
leaving tho bat. However, they could
bo wrapped with lead and Halm Itutb
would drive them.
MUST USE THEM HIMSELF
Thu malinger of a certain
minor league club in the middle
West wired Manager Gavvy Cra
vath of tho Phillies:
"Have you a pitcher to spare
who could win In class H?"
Crnvnth answered :
"I liuvo hlx or eight class H
pltchersrbut I liuvo to uso them
COOK TWIRLS PERFECT GAME
Pitcher of Asplnwall Team of Pitts
burgh Does Not Allow a Hit or
Issue a Single Pass.
"Dcocon" Cook, pitching for tho As
plnwall team of Pittsburg', an ama
teur nine, twirled a perfect game the
other day. Only 27 hatters fnced him.
Ho did not allow n hit or give a rass
jmd was faultlessly supported.