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TIIE -WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, OOTOBEll 18, 1912.
Pfkise Given Matheivson for Keeping Nerob While Facing Youthful Opponefifc
Red Sox, hammer Old Big. Six; Bcdicnt Wins With Pitching Tricks
TAKE RISK TO USE
George Fitch's Siwash Friend
By GEORGE FITCH.
" BOSTON. Oct 13. "I want to tako
my hat oft to -old .J. Fltivfus," said
Petoy Simmons, as ho deftly Inserted
himself into tho last inch of stand
ing room in a Boston street car af
ter tho fifth world's series game.
"Who's ho?" I asked.
"You know him," said Potey, Im
patiently. "Pluvlus, Sohhy Jupe, tho old guy
who butts into a good ball garao
about tho fourth inning1 and rains on
it until they havo to rescue the box
seat fans with a brecchos buoy. First
time I ever know him to act de
cently. Foghorns for Base-Runners.
"Ho's toon around lor two days now
.couldn't stay away, nut he's kept
outside the fence, llko an honeit man
without a ticket. Sc.o what no's done
In Chicago. He's broko. Into two
Kami's already and batted In place
of Zlmmermann, Bchultc. Evers, and all
the reet of them. See what he did
last year at Philadelphia; Tlio beat
Tm Btrong for Jupe this year. He
ouuht to havo an automobile, too.
Why, when today's game started 'the
mist was so thick that the base run
ners wore using foe horns, and they
hail a bell buoy on tho Hold umpire.
"Great discovery Wo made today,
wasn't KT" Petey. continued, hanging
on by tho other thumb for a rest.
"FIbbIi tho glad news to New York
that Mathowson Isn't ready to enter
,nn old man's homo by about fourteen
lycars. When a man can get pestered
for five base hits. Including two thrcc
iiuartcr Blxed home runs, and can see
his team going to pieces behind him
like a cheap suit In rf oloudburst, and
i an then rcassomblo himself and hold
the other team down to fifteen feeble
little sprints toward first In Ave In
nings he's 100 per cent pitcher."
Pjaise for Matty.
"Why did Matty get more cheer
than all Uie rest of them when ho
.came to;bat? Because has never act-i-d
as' If his hat-band' squeezed him
nd "he played ball the way Paul
Jdnea usod to fight ships. They
ought to elect Matty mayor down In
New York after his return ticket Is
mtlrcly punched out. A man who
plays tho honest, qulot, nervy game
Jio does Ib too good to waste In hon
orable retirement uncr no huh puun
fd his return ticket clear out.
"wtiy din tno uosion teuin
Knav onouuh to tell today." said Pctey
confidentially to tlie whoio car.
"Yon hco wo also mode another dls-
i over j'. Wo found that noston has
two pltchom. tnstoad of one. This
man Dcdlunt was using aeroplane oil
on tho ball, llverythlng New York
lilt wont right up In the sky and
wnltcd mere until some neciic-nosra
gi'tit could arrange himself under
neath It. Thirteen Quints died thut
When a ball gets anywhere near
that outfield of Boston's It's a sheer
waste of time to hold your breath.
It's all ovor Why, In Boston th"y
urn dating things from tho diy when
a Red Hox outfielder dropped a fly.
Better Cheering Squad.
"Boston also won by superior work
lu the fileacherB,", said Petey posi
tively. "Thoy, "havo been Improving
every day tfhd -this game tliev were
Hornetl'ilng like. Why they started
yelling half an hour before hand this
time regular football warming up
yell and whenev'or a Ilostnn man
would mako a hit that contor Held
bleachors would explode Into arms
and legs and flags and hats and yell
untir-.1t lookod lllto the entranco to
tho snbway with forty thousand steam
"You can laugh all you want at the
open-faced fan, who thinks he Is play
ing about half tho game, but he'B In
It Just the same. A noise like that
tenter field bleacher Is Just like a stono
all to back up against.
"That's why Mt-rzog la a gold mine to
New York, Ho'h a whole bleacher all by
Jilniself. What was ho doing today
attor two men had slammed Matty's
turves to tho fence and Larry Doyle
had used ten thumbs trying to stop
.Speaker's grounder? Was ho thinking
up a nlco speech for the funeral? No!
He was trying to out-yell that center
field bleacher and daring tho noxt ball
to come at him. I'll bet llerzog Is
pitying Boston tonight for what ho Is
going to dp to them Monday.
Boston Real Serious,
'liobton takes this wholo business
more Bcrlouslv than New York, any
way," said Petey. "A championship
team In New York Is Just ono big thing
In tho biggest thing In tho world. Now
York people are pleasod with their team
lecauae It Is ns good us New York Is,
but they don't consider themselves
honored by tho pennant. They only
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Boston isn't too big to havo town pride.
If It wins the world's championship It
can look up at greater New York and
larger Chicago and Philadelphia and
St. I-oul. too, and say. 'Yah, you over
grown somnambulists, see what we've
taken away from vou.
"That's why Boston has produced 11,
000,000 cublo feet moro of yell than New
York and why It's royal rooters march
solemnly around tho grounds hefnta
euch game, and why It cheers ilayor
Fits when he cakewalka aorod the dia
mond after a victory Instead of ap
pointing u commission to sit on him
and examine his wheels, as they would
If ho did It at any other time.
"noston Is a little town comlnar from
behind and look out for little things of
all kinds with reputations to make.
Back at Siwash we used to loaf occa
sionally with the normal school teams,
but when we waded Into tho big Pcr
cherons at tho State university with a
chance for immortal glory If we stood
them on their heads, wildcats were
tamo beside us.
There With That Noise.
"And may I venture to remark that
while the team played as if It lived on
haw meat, tho looters of whom I was
the proud leader, were right behind
them with the baby tornadoes and the
ble locomotive yell.
"Boston Is winning becauac sue wants
to worse than New York." said Petey,
ns ho swung off. "though New York
doesn't know this. But I wish sho
would not call her bedlam chorus the
"If they were really royal rooters,
don't you know, fresh from a long
oducatlon In cricket, they'd inarch on
the field with their mouths neatly cat
stltched shut, and when Speaker made
a triple their leader would wink his
eyes with pleasure and say 'Well hit
now, really, by Jove.' "
(Copyrighted. ISIS, hv Adams Newspa
Miss Baker Again
Miss Eva Baker Is today woman
tennis champion of tho District, having
defeated Miss Ullzabcth Bryan In the
tlnals of the annual District tonnls
tournument which was brought to a
closo at the Bachelors' Tennis Club
yesterday. In defeating Miss Bryan,
Miss Baker annexed the title for tho
The match was productive of good
tenuis, long rallies featuring tho event-
Miss linker won in tnrce sois. luiung
the ilrst at 6-2. losing tho second at 6-i
and winning the final at 7-6.
Browns Take First
Game of the Series
HT. LOUIS; Oct. 13. Wcllman's pitch
ing enabled the St. Louis American
League team to win Its llr.it game In
the series with tho local National
League Club for the championship of
tho cltv, score 4 to 0, here yesterday.
The winners bunched hits when hits
meant runs. .
Nationals ... OO000000 0 0 1 0
Americans 0 0,1 0 1 0 0 2 0-4 10 0
Harmon, Oever and llrcsnahan; well
man nnd Aloxandcr. Umpires Finnor
an and O'Brien.
Second ... 13
Third .... 11
Fourth ... "
Sotciitli .. 10
Eighth ... 7
81! iv i?
MB ii MS
u.S, zo S.S,
Totals... 82 10 13
Standing in Series.
Uiiston 3 I
'cw York I 3
IIUXS, IHT8, EKKOllS.
First game f It. U. E.
Boston '. . 4 A 1
'ew York , 3 H 1
Boston ! 10 1
Xcw York fi II 5
Boston 1 7 0
New York 2 T I
Boston 3 S I
'cw York I 1
Boston 2 r. 1
Kew York i 3 A
OVER WHITE SOI
National Leaguers Get De
cision in City Title
CHICAGO, Oct. 13. The Chicago Na
tlonals defeated the Amorican Leaguers
5 to 4 in tho first declslvo game of tho
terles to decide the baseball champion
ship of Chicago yesterday. The White
Sox threatened to tic up tho scoro in
the ninth inning, but Borton struck out
with tho bases loaded and two out.
Tho Americans outhlt their opponets,
hut Lavender was glvon better support
than White. The game was witnessed
by a crowd estimated at 30,000. Score:
American.. 00020100 14 15 3
Nationals... 0 10 0 2 110 05 5 1
Whtto and Easterly; Lavender and
Zimmerman Leads All
Old League Hitters
Heinle Zimmerman, of the Chicago
Cubs, Is the champion batsman of the
National League, with an average of
.3C3. Bill Sweeney, of the Boston
Braves, finished second with .345. with
"Chief' Meyers, of the Giants, four
points behind him.
Hendrtx, the Pittsburgh star, leads
the pltcbftrs with twenty-four victories
and only nine defeats, his average being
.7-7. Jen Tcsmiu, wno nas raucu in
two games in tho world's scries, is sec
ond with .720.
nob Headier, of tho Cincinnati Reds.
leads tho National League In stealing
bases, with sixty-Ms thefts. Pittsburgh
leads in cluu hailing anq urioing.
Taken 111 During
Progress of Game
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 -Manager
Frank Dillon, of tho local Pacltlo Coast
League Team; Pitcher Tezcr and Traln
ci Flnlcy wero taken seriously ill yes
tcrduy during tho second Vernon. Los
Angoles game, and word removed to
their homes. It waa announced that all
showed symptoms of typhoid fever.
Pitcher waiter magic, or tho earao
team, has been 111 with the sumo dlueuse
for two weeks, and Catcher Hugh
Piulth, whu has been 111 for some tlmo
with rheumatism, was reported lu a
tcrlous condition today. Right Fielder
William Heitmullur died or typhoid fe
(r here on Tuctday.
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"Every Knock Is a Boost."
Bed Sox should win,
With but onu fame lo,'ln to land thai
title, the Boston Red Sox are easily
favored In tho betting oer tlij Olant.
who must win three gamla t' become
champions of tho world. Boston can
a (Tort to lore two games In a row with
out using Joe Wood and then have him
come In, thoroughly rested, and win the
needed one game. The Sox shuuld'ntn.
Bedlent makes good
Hugh Bcdlcnt'H succcsi against tho
Giants is of the greatest alue to the
Bed Sox, but of rar greater valuo to
him. His work throughout the season
was conspicuously good. He won six
teen and lost nlno gamer, which is good
enough for any youngster In his first
season. Next car he should have more
confidence and eun be of more use to
Is Interest lacking among local fans
In this battle for the world's champion
ship? When the scries started every
body was talking about It, but now that
the Red Box have demonstrated their
superiority In three games,' the fans
neem to take It for gTanted that they'll
win and have quit fanning about ways
Waiting for Indians.
Things aro picking up on the Hilltop
and the followers of tho BJue and Gray
football team aro beginning to look foi
ward to tho Indians' game on October
''it with somo hope of winning. Tho
team has not yet eotten into Us strldo
and yesterday's performance against
tho strong Washington ana i.ee eleven
is but a starter on tho road to success.
Kvery commence in mo team s aoiiuy
Is heard on all sides today
Fcnn la surprised.
Quito a comedown for Andy Smith's
Penn team, that defeat by Swarthmoro
yesterday and George Brooke and Bob
Maxwell, who have the Hwnrthmoro
team well In hand, are being congratu
lated on all sides today. Swarthmoro
teams With such quarterbacks In past
years as Crowell, O'Brien, Wlckham.
and McKlssIck havo been able to devel
op strong teams, but yesterday's win
wm unlooked for. although the Garnet
was able to defeat Lafayette.
Defeats for schools.
The high school teams aio halng
many defeats rsglBtared against them,
'Central and Eastern losing yesterday.
Eastern has done well against Oon
zaga, the team which held Central to
two touchdowns, whllo Western and
Business havo failed to win. Nono of
the high schools havo shown a team
which has a decided advantage In tho
coming championship scries which
starts with Western and Business on
JTIBt what will bo done In the matter
of Coach Hccox's protest against the
present high school rooioau Bcnouuio i
n matter of conjecture. It Is extremely
rtoiihtfnl If the faculty advisers will
change the schedule, although It was
set back a weca tusi jcm. ii nunuumo
has been changed on nccount of bad
weather, but never on account of pio.
test and It Is unlikely that the advisers
will shift It this season.
Ilunnlng In form.
Lauiel continues to bo a center of In
terest for numbers who like to see tho
ponies run and It Is noted that In tho
last aay or so me luvonies sic siHnu
lna in for the money and running bonie
what nearer form than was shown In
tho opening days ot tho meeting. Plin
llco looms up as the next lacing attrac
tion and there Is. little doubt but tbat
the races thers'wlll dfiw well.
Receipts of Series.
The National Commission's figures
for attendance and receipts at
eterday's game were:
Total attendance 34,683
Total receipts 163,201.00
Nat. Commission's share 6,320.10
Each club's share..... 28,440.45
TOTAL FOR FIVE (JAMES.
Nat. Commission's share 33,647.50
Each club's stfaro 28,440.45
I'LAYERS' SHARE FIRST
Winning team's share S88.543.C8
Losing team's share. 59,028.72
Total players' share.. 147,571.80
ON UDING THE
National Commission and
Baseball Writers Not
Agreed in Matter.
BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 11. A peculiar
situation has arisen over the official
scoring of the world's series. The na
tional commission, as per custom, ap
pointed J, Q. T. Spink, of Sporting
News, St. Louis, and Francis Illchter.
of Sporting Life, Philadelphia.
In years past there has been consid
erable friction over recording tho plays.
Tho writers took a vote by mall recently
and opined that Spink ana iucntcr.
through seldom attending ball games
and lack of practoc, did not possess
irnaA ludcmenL These findings were
transmitted to the commission. Tho
scoring Job pays 50 to each scorer and
The writers agreed to do their own
scoring, and appointed two ot the most
competent men In tho country for tho
Job. They are paid by tho Baseball
Writers' Association of America. Now,
which score will bo accepted generally?
Cornell Takes Spurt
In Second Session
ITHACA. N. Y., Oct. 13.-Ncw Tork
University ecored first blood In yester
day's gamo with Cornell, but the Itha
cans came back in the second half with
the beat oxhlbltlon of fighting power and
football form they havo shown this
year. Cornell won tho game In this
period by 'scoring two touchdowns, tho
Until Bcoro being It to t.
Although Cornell waMtid many oppor
tunities and displayed other weaknesses,
they hud more "pep," and with tho New
York eleven weakening In tho second
half Cornell would not bo denied.
ST. LOUIS CHAMPIONSHIP.
W. I P.C.
fit. Louis (Nationals) 2 1 .607
St. Louis (Americans) .. 1 - .333
Yesterday's results Browns t, t'aidl
W. L. T. P.O.
Chicago (Natlonuls).... 1 0 2 1.000
Chicago (American).... 0 1 ! .000
Testeiday's reults-Cub, 5, White
MAKES SWEEP AT
Otto Lubekert, A. Winter,
and Cummings Are Among
While Washington players tailed sig
nally to win honors In tho finals of the
annual fall tournament ot the Columbia
Golf Club, which was brought to a
closi yesterday, Walter J Travis, vet
eran of many matches, is In possession
of one more trophy, having made
another sweep. Trals, besides winning
tho qualifying round, won the finals
from Bob Weir, the Wilmington golfer,
In the finals of the second sixteen
Otto Lubekert defeated A. B. Leet.
whllo A. Winter. Columbia, defeated
M. E. Danforth In the finals of the
third sixteen matches. Other winners
in their classes were C. A. Watson,
Columbia, and II. P. Cobey, Washing
ton Country' Club.
Morven rnompson. unevy uimse;
Donald Woodward, Chevy Chase; C. C.
Van Lee,r, Columbia; C. p. Turner, Bal
tlmore, and Frank Govern, Bannock
burn, were the winners In the slxteens
of the defeated eights. In the handi
cap medal play A. Q. Cummings, with
a liberal allowance, annexed the prize,
while the prize for the beat gross score
went to II. C. Chamberlain, of Colum
bia. Columbia Tourney
Continues This Week
Pl In the third round of the fall
tennis tournament under the auspices of
tho Columbia Country Club will con
tinue tomowow and on Tuesday, ac
cording to the committee In charge, fif
teen pairs will start play In the dou
bles. In the second round yesterday II. E.
Doylo and A. Gore, W. D. Lindsay, W.
H. Itonsaville. Lee McClung, and A. Y.
Leech canvJ through and played their
matches In tho third round, Doyle, Lind
say, and McClung coming out ahead.
There were several defaults yesterday,
players falling to put In an appearance
at tho appointed time.
Owing to the large entry list, the
matches were run off with dispatch, and
the committee is being congratulated
for Its promptness In taking care of the
NASHVILLE. Oct. 13. The Vander
bilt fotball team defeated Rose Pol
technlc yesterday by the score of H to
0. After ono minute of play, Hardage,
of Vanderbilt, Intercepted a forward
pass and ran 35 yards for the first
touchdown. In the last two periods only
ono regular Vanderbilt man played.
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Ray Collins or "Buck"
O'Brien Probable Choice
to Face Giarits.
Joe Wood will hardly bo called upon
to start tomorrow's game for the lied
Box. at the Polo Grounds. To have him
defeated because of lack of jest might
prove tho death blow to the hopes of ,
tho American Leaguers. It Is up to
Stahl to cling to the advantage Bedlent's
victory has given him, and for that
reason ne win probably send in either
Ilay Collins or "Buck" O'Brien to op
pose Itube Marquard. Then, with a
Now Tork victory, "Smoky Joe" Wood
can be tent In against the Giants on
Tuesday In Boston with a reasonable
chance to land his third victory of the
series and bring the world's title lu
Though defeated by Marquaid,
O'Brien pitched excellent ball. Ho was
a bit wild, but the Giants did not pun
ish his delivery to any extent, and
there Is a possibility that ho will tw
much steadier the next time he starts.
When he has his fast ball working
properly ho Is one of tho most effective
twlrlers In the American League. He
should havo an even break with Mar
quard, great as tho ccentrlc lad was
However, the Itcd 8ox havo got their
nerve back by now. This was shown In
many places yesterday and, once they
feel that they have tho "Jump" on the
Giants, nothing can stop them. They
should romp away with tomorrow's
game and the world's tltlo like break
Maybe JeS Tesreau.
If tho story of Marquard's sore arm
be true, Jeff Tesreau may bo sent In for
tho third time against the rtcd Box.
and. Judging from his last exhibition,
he should do even better. This young
ster has suffered from stage fright on
his two previous trials. It meant moie
to him to stand there on the mound in
tho face of 40.000 shrieking, yelling,
roaring fans than It did to any pitcher
on tho Giants. He couldn't qulto corns
through with that handicap. Perhaps
the next time he will forget all about
the crowd and go ahead with bis work,
which has been good, enough ' thp
regular season to earn him brackets,.
But If Jen Tesreau failed through In
experience, all the greater glory at
taches to Bedlent for his wonderful
work yesterday when, ho humbled the
great "Big fllx," fighting him tooth and
nail down to the very end. Bedlent Is
fully as youDcaa Tasroau.. He lack jhe
remarkable physique ot the tOiark bear
hunter." He has no1 puzzling spltaall.
But he prov'ed yesterday, that he docs
possess an Iron nerve.
Perhaps, had the Sox not obtained
thoso two runs In the third Inning, Be
dlent might have weakened In the lat
ter sessions. However, he had those
two runs to lean on, and ho buckled
aown to nis iasK manfully. Tesreau.
also with a two-run lead, (altered and
fell by the wayside. Tho Bostorvyoung.
bici DIVJTU biiu luuguc IL out lO &
The "Break" Came.
The alertness of the Bed Sox to seize
their opportunities and hammer out a
victory was proved In tho third. It Is
this same quality which makes the
Mackmen euch terrible opponents, forc
ing their opponents to fight till tho last
man Is out. No matter what the score
may be In the eighth, the Mackmen. ar
not dofeated until the ninth Is done,
and In the record books. So with the
When Hooper, the hitting star or the
Sox, in the series, got In his triple.
Yerkea was there with another. That
was enough to upset Larry Doyle and
Speaker, banging away at the first ball,
dashed a grounder through the Giant
captain's legs, scoring Yerkea. Thatiwas
enough, too, to bring the victory. For
tho romalnder of the foggy afternoon
the Red Sox had nothing to do but play
on the defensive. That was Bedlent's
How well Bedlent performed la shown
by the box score, the few hits made by
the Giants, the few bases on balls, the
absence of errors of ommlpslon or com
mission. The boy came through, that's
all. He lust couldn't help It, being
made of tno right stuff.
McCarthy Is Winner.
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal.. Oct. 13. - Al
Kaufmann, pickej by Jack Johnson 'o
be the best white heavyweight In the
world two years ago, was knocked out
In the Becond round by Luther McCar
thy, the Missouri giant, here yesterday
n,i win htiiv Anter tho rilia acaln.
His defeat was decisive. McCarthy
eent his hugo opponent to the mat three
times witn lens io mu J" """"!'"
he went through the ropes the last time
the police stopped the battle.
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