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FATHER SAYS HANK GOWDY IS SHY
iimil.' f?uilvu ffillim lu ti luikikhiill
t fit Columbus Imll park, where lliuiU 111 t got li I baseball I isplratlon.
Ilmil; used to sweep out tln v t n t u I m ut (I o'clock every uitti ultiv? Tor 11
slx-blt piece, hung up the scores mid a lot of things.
(lowdy uys lie saw Hunk pluy the world series which was featured by
Ids work, hut lie didn't let his hoy know lie was tlieru until the championship
"Hank never wnnts any of us to untch hltn pluy. He positively won't
tell us a thing about baseball or the war. A better liny never lived.
"Ill mother Is still his sweetheart mid as big a hoy lis lie Is. never
thinks nothing f kissing her ut u hall park, hi u street car or at ti thu.itor
or any place. He's our hit by boy to us both, still."
HIS REMARK SUGGESTIVE j
J At a recent ball came hi Los J
Angeles one of the Vernon play- t
i ers after a iuestlnnable decision J
i by an umpire, picked up a pair X
i of outfielders' smoked glusses,
; handed them to the umpire mid '
i said: $
s "Tuko these; now all you
i need Is a tin cup." 5
i "What do you iiipim?" do-
X miuided thu umpire. X
i "(io out on the street corner
? and play blind man," was the
It Is not stated what happen- j
ed to that hull player.
GRIDIRON RUINS BALL STARS
Harry McCormlek and Dave Robert
son Cited as Examples Frlsch
'Trunk 1'rlseh was fortunate, as a
football player," says John Mcflruw
the other day In commenting on his
lulleld star, "lu that he did not sus
tain mi Injury of such character ns to
hamper him In his ball pla.vlng. Any
number of prospect lo major league
stars luiM.' lulled to attain greatness
because of the suits' of Injuries they
received on the gridiron. Hurry Me
t'ormlck, for one. would have been a
real great ball ilner had bo not In
jured boih knees and one shoulder
while pla.xlng football at Ituckuell.
There Is lue Itiihertson 100. Dave
probably would lme been as line a
left-handed pin her ns there Is In base
ball loda.v hut in the last game of
football le ilncd lu (ollcge he hurt
his left i .abler and he hasn't been
able to tin a ciire ball since. Only
the fact ii.it he Is a good hitler en
abled him 'o icumlii In major league
baseball. 1 liii-e two aie notable ex
amples of a Inn I biie lu mind. Tlieie
lme been nuiu, others "
GROVES WINNER FROM START
Baltimore Pitcher Has Had Rapid
Rise Began His Career as Guard.
tan of First Base,
I'ltcher I.i ftj droves, the Halltiuore
club's punli.iM. fioui Maitlusburg, has
had a rapid rNe. Almill this time
lust ,ear lie olned an Independent
team lu Midland. Md., to play HM
base, but looked so nun b like a pitch
er he was put on mound duly, lie
madii good, and ibis spring Hill Lou
den mniiii-'er of the Miiitlnsbttrg
team, Indiucd blm to take a tllng at
Mllle Kldge bascbllll. He Wls e win-
tier from ilie start.
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"liiif. flu nttcnils nil llii. L-iinins nt
I'rlncetou and Yale begun pla.vlng
baseball llfty-two years ago.
I'ltcher Monte 1'rleste, released by
Mobile, was taken on by tint New Or
The Wichita club lias transferred
I'ltcher Krnest Maun, a young right
hander, to ltockford of thu Three-I
Outllelder Fred I Ink, who Jumped
the Columbia Sally Icigue tenm for
the outlaws, has been forgiven and
Is hack In.
lluddy Ityati, outllelder, who has
been playing up In Idaho among the
outlaws, Joined the Sacramento team
of the Coast league.
The Petrolt club has or has not,
according to var.vlng reports, bought
I'ltcher Hill Morrlselte from the Ham
ilton Mint league club.
Dick McCabe of the Uuffalo Hlsons.
after winning 1.1 sti flight games, met
his llrst defeat of the season at the
hands of the Akron team.
After observing the recent work of
Ruth. Speaker and IMillo Collins one
reaches the conclusion that they ought
to bo lu 11 league by themselves.
They will have to count Akron In
that International nice, ufler all. Olck
Hobllfel has his team going strong
er than any team In the league.
Dave Altl7cr, who Is managing the
Aberdeen leaui of the South Pakota
league, has resurrected tin obi pluy
mute of pre-war da.vs In IMdlo Knrg-
The National league favors the
restoration of the draft agreement
between the major and minor leagues,
nccordlng to President John A. Ilejd-
llecent I'aclllc Coast batting nver
ages show Sail Lake has the three
leaders In the ll-t. Sheely. Maggerl
and Johnson, all hitting belter than
Indian Joe fittjnti. whom Charley
Krank planned to send to a club lu
the South Atlantic league, sob-cled n
berth for himself In the Ceorgla out
I.lltle Itoil; now thinks It has a
pitching staff that will go the route.
nfler recent deals. The stall includes
Hoblnson, Joniiurd. Cm Nun, Yellow
horse and llengevi'ld.
A Chicago baseball statistician gives
out the dope that . lu It.' straight
gauio" onl.v one Im-o runner was able
to stuil on lta Schalk. That was
The Yankees have two good reasons
now for building a new baseball park.
One Is. the dlnnts want them to go
and the other K the I'olo grounds
Isn't big enough.
Frank Tobln, since his return to the
Coast league from the P. I. circuit, Is
lending the Coast In hitting with a
ninrl! around .Iih and doing most of
the catching for Portland.
Frank Mill a 1 ntcher, who bad a
trial with the Cleveland team lu 1HM,
and after that plu.ved minor league
Imll until the war broke out, has
Joined the Atlauia team.
Manager Kelleher ami Second Ibise
man Connoll.v of the St. Joseph team
drew a Hue of siOO each and several
days' suspension for choking and
'.eating I'mpirts Upe mid Wilson.
RUTH HATES TO SEE
MATES HIT HOMERS
Sore Because Bodie and Pipp
Knock Out Circuit Smashes.
Pitching Got on Hl9 Nerves, Made Him
Dizzy and Interfered With His
Hitting Outfielders Are
Supposed to Hit.
This Italic. Until, who lilts lmmo
runs for the Yankees and Is iniUe 11
eliiirncter In New York, by the way,
Is an casy.olni; and nccommoduthiK
cuss, nhvii.vs wIIIIuk to do his little
bit, lu one of thu Kit mi's of the series
with Washington luiently, Malinger
Miller HukIiis moaned over his short
njto of pitchers, Washington had been
himbasthiK all sorts of twIrlhiK, some
of Iluwlns' pitchers had sore nrnis,
sumo of them had worked In a double
holiday bill the day before, 0110 was
under suspension for taking a few
playful pokes at mi umpire, mid so
Mr. Italic, shiimlilliiK around waiting
to take his place In right Held, heard
Manager Hugglus walling.
"(limine that old pill. Let me
pitch," said Mr. Italic.
And so Mr. Italic went In and
pitched. Thnt K he did for four In
nings, lty that time the Yankees bad
11 lead of ten runs. They had made
twelve and all Washington hail was
two Ilnhc allowed In the llrst round
before he got uell started. In the llfth
Inning I'ltcher Ilabe walked .Shannon
and Cburrlty doubled.
"Shucks," said I'ltcher llabe, as he
called for time. Then he threw down
the bull, waddled out to right Held and
yelled to .Sam Vlck, who had been sub
"Oct out of the game. I'm going to
out Huh! some. I'ltchln gets on ny
nerves mid makes me dizzy Interferes
with my lit t tin. too. I ain't had a good
hold on that old ball today."
Down hi his heart Ituth was Jealous,
for l'lpp and Itodle had each made
home runs and liabe hud only a incus.
ly doublu and single to his credit. He
wanted to be 1111 outllelder again, be
cause outtlelders lire supposed to hit
and pitcher persons are not.
I.eland Stunford university has
made tenuis 11 major spntt.
Motorc.vclu polo was a lecent novel
ty at an Oakland (Cal.) park.
ltoslon will open Its new iircnu No
vember 1 with a bolug show.
Toronto Skating club will erect a
clubhouse. It will Include mi artlllclal
Ice rink for llguie skating.
I.os Angeles proposes building a
stadium to seat 7,,KM) people and will
strive to secure tie Ul-'l Olympic fes
tival. At Princeton uulversli.v more thmi
1,-KMl students participated lu Intra
uiutural iithlctics lu the term iccently
The Incognito Cricket club of F.ng
laud will begin Its lour of Philadel
phia and New York clubs September
tl, pla.vlng Philadelphia eleven ut Phila
delphia. I'rankle Murphy mid Johnny Flske,
two Denver boxers, are touring Puclllc
coast rings. They are finding thu four
round gauio prctt.v swift, but plenty
Harvard will have available next
season, thirty-four athletes who won
the varsity "II" in live major sports,
namely: football, rowing, hockey,
track mid baseball,
Henry Sullivan of Lowell, Mass.,
will try to swim the English channel
this summer. Mrs. Arthur Hamilton,
mi P.ngllsh woman swimmer, will ulso
try the dllllcult feat.
ISeluiont Driving club directors plan
to hold the hlstoilc nice trnck proper
ty located a few miles outside of Phil
ndelphlii until It brings a better price
than that recently offered when It was
put tv ut urn Hon
CRAWFORD'S "PHANTOM HOME RUN"
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ios Angeles fatm are still hitighlug ut what they call Sam Crawford's
"phantom home run." Sam pulled It In a recent game. With the buses full
of Angels be lilt the hall deep to the outfield. The men on bases thought
It would be caught, hut Sum figured otherwise, so put down his head urn!
dug out The hit fell safe, all right, but In the confusion of runners holding
Imses or being slow In getting nvvay, Crawford passed the whole Held on Ills
way around and wos nutotaatlcally out ubotit Hint' times before ho reached
ttio plate, all winded, hut happy 11 happiness that faded when told of what
hud really happened.
Tho ball pla.vers' name for Habi?
Ituth Is "the big baboon."
The Iloston ofltelnls pick the White
Box as tho best team In the league.
The Indianapolis cluh has returned
Outllelder Herb Hunter to the Iloston
Pipp Is beginning to slap the hall ns
he did In the days when he llrst Joined
McNnlly plays 11 remnrkablo de
fensive game at second base for the
Art Duller, playing second base for
Milwaukee, went 122 Innings without
making an error.
Iluho Until may fence a little, but
he plays no favorites when It comes
to breaking records.
A recent Jumper from the Southern
to the Delta outlaws Is I'ltcher Hugh
Cmuivan of the Memphis Chicks.
The Chlckaslui team has a new
manuger, Catcher Drap Hayes hav
ing sufceeded Neil I'eltlgruw In
The ltoslon Ited Sox people plan to
keep Seining In center Held and hunt
nnother catcher to help .voung Wal
Huston's ball dubs aren't sending
up any skyrockets this jear, but most
everyone In the Hay city bus a lise-
From now on to the end of the sea
son Halm Ituth may be expected to
break the world's home-run record al
most every day.
The Sioux City club has secured
Pitcher Frank Wells from the Cedar
Ilnplds Thris'-I League cluh, giving
Outfielder ltelchle lu exchange.
Tho F.nhl Hub recently sold Out
fielder Felix Jaciiblc to Chlcknsba.
He Is regarded as a good player, but
he had 11 run of III luck with Knld,
First Haseinau-Catcher Kohls, re
leased by F.vansvllle, was taken on by
Torre Haute to till In while Catcher
Tom Casey was out with 11 broken
Doc Johnston Is the safety first
boseman of the American league.
When Huth comes to bat Doc takes a
position In right Held and fears for
St, Louis, represnitcd ,'1'J years In
tho National league liasebnll race, has
managed to finish In the first division
five times. Third place Is the best
Slsler coven not only first base, he
also covers tho space 10 feet above It
and the territory 2 feet under It, to
6ny nothing of the 10 reet 011 all sides
of the pillow.
One of the llrst acts of Norman
Glockson after becoming manager of
tho Dock Island team was to add his
brother Wlllard, an outllelder, to tho
nock Island payroll.
Dob Meusel may bo all right at third
and n great first base possibility, but
ns nn outfielder It has been voted ho
Is no Trls Speaker. Nor can he hit
n curve hull like Ty Cobb.
GETTING TO LIKE GOLF
Scores being turned In by
Francis Oulmet Indicate that he
Is pla.vlng better golf than ho
did back In 1010. Oulmet says:
"Age only makes n fellow love
his golf more. The way I feel
now I'm sorry when we reach
the eighteenth green. In the Inst
few years I was always glad
when a match was over, but this
year I'm sorry I haven't nnother
round to pluy when 11 mutch Is
nl'n. ' .
NOTED STAR NOW IN BUSHES
Inflelder Blackburne, Now With To
ronto, Has Had Remarkable
Career In the Majors.
Is DiiRsell (Lena) Dlnckburne
through as n mnjor leaguer?
After n checkered career- In the ma
jors ho was shunted to the Toronto
Hub In the International leaguo by the
Phillies, and It looks ns though ho
will remain lu tho sticks, at least
until some limping major club finds
Itself lu dire need of an Inflelder.
"Lena" Hlackbiiriie bus had one of
the most reiuarkublo careers In the
history of baseball. He was pur
chased by Charles Comlskey back In
1011 for 11 price said to bo .?9w00. It
was almost n record figure for u hush
er at that time. Dluckbiirne never jus
tilled that expenditure, hut his ability
to play sensational ball at times pre
sented his being returned Immediate
ly to slow company.
Hhickburne might have been a star
performer had he gained entrance to
the majors In u different way. When
ho Joined tho White Sox It was with
slathers of advertising. He was ex
pected to do something sensational at
every turn. When ho fell down at
but or In the field, White Sox fnns
were not slow to "ride" him, with the
result he never got nwny well.
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