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oiifjhltrod fllntiient tlilH jenr Is the tlireo-yonr-old chnniiilon, Man o' War, ownml
hy Smnucl D. ltlilille. It wiih ns a tvo-j-nr-ol(l Inst ymr tlmt Man o' War
(it'inirnKtriitod tlmt liu wns thu prettiest ntehiK nmchhic Rlncc the lmleyon dityo
of rucliiK In New York whon Sysonhy. and OhIIii were turf Idols. It Is only
u fliort tlmt! iiro tlmt this civut horso Klmttered thu tlmu for thu mile over 11
circular track, and It wns thu opinion nf experts that hud lie hcen hard pressed
he would have clipped sonic more fractions off the time. Where Man o' War
pilns a great nmount of time which eimhles him to travel at such a terrlllc
pace Is at the getaway. I It Is always on his toes, and ns n harrier Is lifted,
Is away like a Hash, sometimes making n leap of "0 feet at thu first Jump.
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buvunuy UUU51I i oaiu
for Big League Sport
Major league glory has no
charms for .llmmy Caveney of
thu Sun Francisco Seals. Detroit
has an option on either him
or Wllllo Kamni In exchange for
Jimmy hays : "I hud enough of
Eastern hasehall when I was
with Springfield and Columbus.
I know It Is nice to hu a big
leaguer, particularly when you
never hnve been up there, hut
you can tell thu world tlmt thu
. Coast league Is Just to my UK-
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KILBANE HANGING AROUND
.Inhnny Klllianu Is still hanging
around ami lighting an occasional bat
tle Juh for the saku of keeping up ap
pearances. Johnny Is not the tighter
of old. but manages to go along Just
well eimuL'h to keep anyone else from
taking the feather-weight title away
from hint. .Somu day some youngster
will ('Dim' almig and put Johnny on the
shelf for good.
Two roaches may handlu thu Ameri
can Olympic track and Held team.
Harvard's elghl-oured arslty crew
will be uiteied In thu Oljmplc ro
gatta. Kddle Mi', linn of Notre Dnrao Is n
likely ciiniliiiato for the .S(M)-meler hon
ors at tlie Olympic games.
Toroat.i Skating club will erect a
club hiiiiM' It will Include an artlll
clnl lee link for llguro skating.
Tom liiiiiiniis did not succeed In get
ting in, v matcher, In Knglaiid. He
has lem aid to hW lioiuu in St. l'aul.
An lii'lniii' gulf gnme that has been
Invent .I include a pluh mat for a
tee and , mrget-UKe pocket to catch
Jack silioU of University nf Mis
bourl we .us t:is pounds. Ho will try
for bprln lug honors In American Olym
pic tea a
I'lttsJmiii football elevens coaebed
by "(ileini Warner, won HI games In
MiccesM.iii mm l'llfi to 1!)U before
losing in .sjracuse.
The i iiumplon'H deslro to light often
probalil menus nmre than that he
wants to prove himself u lighting
champion for he needs the cuMi.
A New York sporting mini Is mil
with an .'ficr to bet ftlO.ClKt that If
PeinpsM ever flalitx 'urpentle Mn
mateb id iin tl.e t'hKi' n "' l'i li
Ilubu ltuth Is twenty-six years old.
Fred Merktc Is a pretty spry old
Terry continues hitting tho bnll
This Is Hugble Jennings' fourteenth
season as manager of thu Detroit nine.
Tho Athletics fire banging nround
.270 per cent in spite of supreme court
Thu best throe first basemen In tho
American league are thu shortest three
Judge, Slsler, Mclnnls.
Ty Cobb will play In 15 games on
tho I'nvlllc const after thu closu of
tho American league season.
Tho Western leaguo Is doing so well
that It has been proposed that two
weeks bo added to tho schedule.
Now that Johnny Ilawllngs has a
chanco to play regularly with thu I'hll
lies, hu Is showing what hu can do.
Larry Doyle hasn't been spending
his winters In Florida for nothing. He
found I'onco de Leon's spring of youth.
Tho Giants asked for waivers on
Sicking, tho Inflelder, and tho Iteds
refused to waive. So Sicking goes to
Frank Walker of Itocky Mount Is
a big bug In a little puddle as a play
er In thu Virginia league. Hu Is hit
ting .-101 for his homu town team.
Dee Walsh Is a pretty handy man
for tho Golden Onto outfit. Hu plays
any position, Infield or nuttlcld, and
can hit thu apple hi an emergency.
Kvery time linger lUesimhan watch
es Sterling Silver Stryker of Toledo
work ho bmlles. Stryker heaves a
knuckle ball that Is a real fooler,
Thu Senntors aro acquiring tho title
of tho "wasters." The GrllTmcn are
taking big chances on the bases nnd
not getting away any too well with It.
A couple of new pitchers are getting
a trial with the Giants. They are
ltubu Clmuibers from Kulaiiiaznn and
a college lad named Grubbs frcu
Frank Isbell, bald-beaded eagle, has
turned in Ills suit at Wichita, He h
going to look over the best of tin
bushel's and thu turnbacks of thu ma
jor for talent.
Khl Skelley of Akron bus sent nul
the S. (. ,s. for ball pln.crs. Ho hat
sent queries to Clarke (Irllllth, Con
ule Mack, Trls Speaker, Gem-go Gib
son uml other managers.
The St. Louis Cardinals picked ill
u young catcher mimed John Ashworth
who conies from high school nt Wnlth
am, Mass. Watch tho boy hum Wnlth
am. He amy be a steinwluder.
Norman A. Culhin, former Clevi
laud and New Yoik Aineilean leagia
pitcher, who Joined the Sail Lake cjul
of the I'nclue Coast league Uiln Kea
bnn, has retired from baseball.
While Chattanooga Is praKln' Ih d
ley and New Orleans Is boot'ug How
ell, Illimliighnm comes in bat with the
declination that 'f'rydo llarulmrt
rlie bi'M iiuikirg 'oungster ! ii'e
CUBS LEAD OFF MAN
18 ONE OF THE BEST
Max Flack Has All tho Needed
Chicago Outfielder Is Steady Hitter,
Fast Runner and Patience to Walt
Out Pitcher Reaches First
Lucky Is thu club tlmt 1ms a good
lead-oft man. Heretofore till was
considered one of tfiu most Important
positions In thu hatting order, but thu
mnnagers of today do not seem to look
nt It In that light, for there are few
first-das') lead-off men In the major
leagues. The player placed at the
head of the list not only has to be n
steady hitter, but muit have tho
ability to wait out the pitcher and hns
to have speed. These qualifications
aru necessary, which makes It dllll
cult for matmgers to llnd a limn to 1111
Onu of the cleverest lend-off men In
the National league Is Max Klaek of
the Cubs. He has all the qtmllllcatlonn
mentioned nnd onu more he Is short
and a puzzle to pitchers, says a
writer In Chicago News. When Mnn
ager Mltchell was chosen to succeed
Joe Tinker he quickly realized the pos
sibilities In Klnck as head nf the bat
ting order. Tinker had him hitting
second hecntisc of his skill In bunting
and speed In going, to first. The now
manager did not liesltato to advance
him ono position nnd has kept hltn
thero ever since with excellent re
sults. Tho changu did not strlko Flack's
fancy nt llrst. Ho liked n position
where ho could pick out tho hall ho
wanted nnd put nil his forco behind
Ilecnuse of his elllcloncy ns a lead
ofT man, Flack scores a lot of runs for
BANK HEAVILY ON GR0H
Heinle Groh Ih ono of tho men
nnon whom tho Clnclnuiitls will
linnlt lionvllv In thu race for thu
j Hag this season. Heinle played
L'ront hull last year ami ccinti'in-
tiled In no small degree to the
success nchluved by thu Iteds In
the baseball cnillimlgll of 1010.
The Iteds aro displaying lino
form this season and aro suro
to be up at or near tho top all
through the campaign. Heinle
Is suro to do his best to keep tho
Iteds In tho running-
MAYS WOULDN'T USE BEANER
Manager Barrow of Red Sox Doesn't
Believe Pitcher Would Intention.
ally Hit Batsman.
Pitcher Carl Mn.s bus been nccused
of experimenting with tho "bean ball."
Kd Harrow, manager of the lied Sox,
doesn't think Carl Is tlmt kind of n
boy. Ho bins In Mays' defenses
"Mays Is a good tellnw, and I don't
bellevo be would try to bit n batsniau
any more than would Walter Johnson.
Nobody ever questions Johnson's fast
ball, although sometimes It speeds so
close to the batsman's head that It
looks Intentional, it's unfair to charge
Mu8 with such uusiortsiuan)lko and
cowardly tactics, iv n u great pltchet
and iloesii"' b m ' m, to Intlml-
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HOW EVERET SCOTT STOPS HOT ONES
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Tills striking photograph shows how Evcret Scott, shortstop for the Bos
ton lied Sox, stops tho hot ones that burn tho ground.
Scott holds tho record for participation In consecutive hnsebnll games.
When ho took the field against Cleveland -cccntly, Scott extended to 070, the
number of games in which ho hns played without Interruption.
Sovernl weeks ago Scott surpassed tho modern record of D33 gomes held
by Ltidems of the Philadelphia Nationals. Then baseball historians dug Into
tho musty nrchlves of the sport to find that George Plnckney, shortstop of tho
Ilroklyn club of 18S5-UO had taken part In CTS games In six seasons without
Scott, having played consistently slnco 1010, hns made his record In flvo
ploying sensons with no layoff In prospect.
Scott Is a Itluffton (Intl.) boy, nnd ho broke Into bnseball with tho Kokotno
club In tho Northern leaguo In 1001). Ho played In tho O. P. nnd Central
leagues and with the St. Paul American association club before becoming n
regular with the Iloston lied Sox In 1014.
Atlnnta reclaimed Jou Guy on when
Little Hock asked waivers on him.
Pitcher Hoy Sanders has been turned
over to Joplht by tho St. Louis llrowns.
Onco In a while thero Is such a thing
as poetic Justice. An umpire has been
Claude Derrick Joined tho Toledo
Mud Hens Inst week and was put on
Pitcher Itcd Donovan Jumped tho
Joplln iluh to play Independent hall
There's a Hahu ltuth In tho Interna
tlonnl league. Sumo Is First Unseninn
Urowcr of Heading.
Tho Cincinnati Iteds must think It
a Cardinal sin tho wny tho St. Louis
team has treated thciu.
There's going to ho good umpiring
on tho lots In San Diego this dimmer.
A school has been opened to teach
tho lino arts.
Homo runs hy Plttsflchl players In
tho Eastern leaguo aro worth $10 of
dental work through an offer of a
Johnny Igoc, who innimged Ihibo
ltuth on his exhibition tour of tho
const last fall, may stage Ty Cobb In
a similar rolb tills year.
Tho Jordan who hns been playing
first baso for tho Syracusu club Is
nono other than tho veteran Tim, In
bygono clays Brooklyn's slugger.
Tho Buffalo club has Improved Its
pennant chances, nlrendy bright, by
tho purchase of Pitcher Pat Martin
from thu Philadelphia Athletics.
Sam Agnew, premier backstop in the
Paclllc Coast league, tells Cbnrllo Gra
ham that hu'il like to catch for tho
Seals for -10 years If he's wanted.
Elinor llowman, who has been act
ing ns n utility man for the Millers,
(Its Into tho llrst base position In good
slinpo when opportunity calls on hltn.
Arthur Fletcher Is being boomed ns
the next manager of thu Phillies. Ills
acquisition from the Giants hns given
tho team a new kind of pep and ginger.
Frank Frlsch wns a cross-lmnded
hatter when he Joined the Giants. He
hns changed now. Tbete are no big
league players who use this stylo of
When Wheat, Myers and Grinilhs
don't hit the Flatbushers faro poorly
so far as making runs aro concerned,
This trio Is seldom hnndcuffod at tho
Carl Lundgrcn, one-tlnio n team
mnto with Johnny Evers with tho
Cubs, holds u Job with tho Cards Mm
llnr to tho ono Johnny has with the
Wttli Chick Knanpp Joining Nnsh
vlllo there now are three sets of broth
ers In tho Southern Cotton nnd Chicle
Knnupp, Andy and Charley High, and
tho Jouiiard twins.
"Ituns responsible, for" recently
compiled for National league pitchers
do not Indicate) any 'ess elToetlvene.s
on the part of pitchers who i jtlly
know how to pitch.
FULL OF QUICK ANSWERS
Hill Dnhlen, n shortstop of the
highest clnfes in his day, Is an
employee nt the Polo grounds.
Dnhlen was not only n crack
shortstop and good batter, hut
full uf quick answers. One day
Billy Gilbert was slow getting to
second baso for n double play.
"Where were you?" usked
Dnhlen of Gilbert on the hitter's
tardy arrival at tho bag.
"I'll tell you ufter tho Inning's
"Don't toll me," Dnhlen ad
vised, "tell McGrnw."
MINISTER OF ATHLETICS
M. J. L. Breton.
Lessons tuught by tho war aro re
sponsible for the creation In Frniict
of a now department of tho govern
ment to promoto athletics. M. J. L.
Breton, minister of hygiene, soclnl,
welfare and relief, has chargo of thli
work. He him selected for his de
partment a committee of athletics au
thorities to decide upon tho best meant
to develop nthletlcs In France.
NOTES OF SPORT
Now York, 1(H) years ago, had onlj
two billiard rooms.
Harvard and Yule Inaugurated their
rowing races In 1852.
West Virginia university has mnd,'
wrestling a minor sport.
Minnesota will erect n football stadi
um modeled after tho Yalo bowl.
Norman Boss Is supreme In swim
inlng races from 400 to 1,500 meters.
West Virginia university hns nlm
uthlotlc Instructors for various squads
Thnnksglvlng day will mark th
start of 100 clays' horso racing ut Or
iental park, Havana.
Extravagant claims as to Boh Mnr
tin's piowess as a haymaker punchei
have aroused coast fans.
Chicago Public School Athletic
leaguo will follow the New York cltj
plan. Chicago h's "00 equipped play
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