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TAMPA, Fla., Mardh 22-Wal
with it the hopes of the Washingto
there is mare than a little conster
Griffith wears % lantern jaw. M
aunt had just recovered fron - a se
Mike Martin is running around
guaranteed to kill or cure without
esme a millionaire if only he 1
meat of his. But he goes aroun
alcshol whatever. What hope is th
Johnson noticed a sore place
jmbestay. The pain is In the shot
arta skilled treatment. Aalh
Gfto an facing diae disaster, for
s&aS int form the team is
am of the hurling corps turned
In last night with instructions to do
nothing eanept under orders from the
trar and, unless be feels much
better today, Johnson will not do
awn than chase flies in the garden
and bat funges to the other lads.
ENI ED TOUBLE NOT SEiOVIu.
"I don't think Walter's trouble. is
seious," explains McBride. "The
1eems he now- has is not in the
am waich bothered him last year.
t's up i his shoulder andinay be the
result of his beginning 'work. I think
bell be all right in a day or so."
Preient Griffith talks much along
9sUe.lin, laughing to scorn any
. that Johnson in threatened with
total disasblity. But at the same time
CWt carries a long face. On% tar
write We own ticket.
"Waler's all iight." says Mike Mar
a. " put some liniment on his
shoulder last night, and, with a day's
rest, he'll be in there hurling 'em
But Mike forgot to grin when he
As a-ter of fact if Johnson P,
@ing aen the 'season gots upder
way McBride's troubles will
be ammed Johnson expected to be
binsedf when he reported this spraag.
Ne is a willing worker and he wLnts
to step into the line-up and win at
least tarnty ball games, .no matter
whtkind of support he gets. To de
t~,however, he will have to be as
used asoever he has been in the past.
N. canhot hope to hang up twenty
wlctaries unless his arm is string
agin and his shoulder doeseno.
INTENDUD NOT TO U53 WIN.
Even had Walter failed to complain
here, it was Manager Mo~ride's in
te.n et to use him until the second
mm. with the Phillies at Jackson
wi~a a weak from Thursday. He was
to be eoMle along until he himeel
pseeenoed his arm ready . for three
er fou In=imgs of real pitching. Only
thea wag he to be sent to the mound.
Now this plan has been knocked into
' Manager MeBride admxits that he is.
akna wheo lot on the recovery
ra na and the ability of Jim
Sto open the season in shape to
efbetively. If these two-things
eplace George says that his team
~udmake a good st rt, no matter
"trust beth Walter and Shaw will
be readyp by the tiene we get home,"
s Noager McBride. "I am not
uag them, but letting them take
eir own time. I feel certain thee
Gohlil be In there when!I need them.'
Robert W. Maxwell, a traveling corn
.epneade free. Philadelphia. plew
~leamp yesterday to give the Grigs
lb.onee-over. "Tiny" was im
uqeeby the first string lads as
evworked out on the diamond at
Vve seen all the teams in both
leagues," he said. "and your gang is
Ste as good as the others. I like
pep and life they put into their
aggW ONLY WEISEg 8ge,
Thea a71ay." his nickname because
be admito tipping the beam at 840
pounds. went up to "Demon" Thomp
sa's room and colleoted all the dope
em the players for future'ee, such as
their age, weight and amount of ap
ptite. Hie turned down a drink be
eas he doesu't like mo~ shine. He
I saws they re selling real eer in New
Orleans and Uncle Nick Altrock is
trying to get Clark Griffith to train
in New Orleans next spring.
Today the itiffs end their ,desul
tory praetiee. Tomorrow the Srat
Ines.u=a g=ae I. akeda fr. Pant.
UIS A. DOUGHER)
2n Is Ailing
Johnson's salary whip, CM17
i ball club this season, is ailing,
nation in the camp here. President
,nager McBride looks as if a rich
in cire'le6 looking for more liniment,
a sign of alcohol. Mike could be
aed enough alcobdl in that lini
I bloating that he doesn't use any
ere for a duAib guy like that?
on his shoulder wile warming up
Ider museles and may yield to Mike
i it may not. In that case the
unless Johnson is tn shape to open
entering the league campaign carry
Field, to be followed by sne daily
through Saturday. The players are
approaching perfect physical form
and the grind of batting and 4elding
is telling on thepn. This is especially
true of the pitchers. For that reason
practice games will be staged for the
remainder of the week, beginning to
morrow. The rookies are to play two
games at Orlando, on the east coast,
next Monday and Tuesday, and with
them is going President Griffith to
look over the field with the idea of
making that place his final camp.
"I have no complaints about Tam
pa," says the Washington mogul. "I
may continue to.come here. But. at
the same time. I have bes told that
Orlando is the ideal t uing. place
and so I'm going over to look at it.
MAY SHARE CAMP WEXT TRAI.
However, it is a safe bet that the
Griffmon will return here noxt sea
son, probably coming in conjunction
with the Brooklyn or Boston National
League Club. Sharing the Tampa
camp with a national League rival,
the two teams might easily use the
same park, stage a ten-game series
here and then go North playing in
the various cities between here and
the Capital. This is the present
pl bussing In Griffith's dome.,
ler looks something lilA a small
edition of Babe Ruth, having much
the same walk, the same set of his
shouldere and the same swarthy com
plexIon. It is hinted that there is a
bit of Indian in Miller, and he surely
looks it. He holds the bat down on
the end and is what is termed a free
swinger, in yesterday's batting drill
he pounded the ball viciously to left
field, though a few did go to center.
He looks like a slugger, though he
has-yet to face any really high class
Brotem Is the tallest catcher In the
squad. He is ideally built and de
lights to peg to second. In the brief
workout he has, had here the formar
houthern Association star has made
an excellent impression with his
pegging. He has an easy delivery
with plenty of carry to the ball.
SCRAP LIKULY TO ENgmSUL.
Brottem's performances meas a
hot scrap betweeg him and Pieinich
for the'-third string receiver's' berth,
with the little fellow forcing the fight.
Picinich is a fair batsman and he is
making the meet of his hitting skill
to keep Brottem in thhrd plase.
Dck Torres. the Cuban catcher, is
doomed to slide back into the bushes.
Torres lacks the pep to force his way
into the limelight. When called upon
for action, he .uspally delivers without
a murmur, but he has to be ealled
yp hiheans trouble when there
ure fourhestehers and only ' three
reeded, He may stay here with the
'Tampa club, though It is more likely
that he willibe sen& to some faster
club such ad the Reading Internation
als or the Shreveport, Texas, leaguer,.
00ltR'rft~ COMING ALONG.
Harry Courtney's lame wing is oom
ing aloni and the long, lean south
paw will be expete to take part in
the comn'g' e hibition game., both
here and on the road. Manager Mc
Bride is diiing him with the idea; of
having him work out the serenem of
which he has been complaining.
While the first squad will be play
Ing at Dayton and 'St. Asgustine next
week, the rookies will be battling Jce
linker's ectib at Orlando, On March
10 both squads will meet at Jaokeen
ville, but wbothe, first seuad de
parts the toilwing Gar for Birming
ham, all of the rookies will be cent
straight through to Washington to
iwait the retnrm home eA the regu-.
are. Nick Altroek mnay be sent along
In charge of the roomies. thousgh this
has yet to be decided,
zuw L~tew Now
// ''.or / ~ 4
TO MEET MARCH30
Robert N. Young Asks Circuit
Representatives to Gather for
Robert H. Young. many-time pres
ident of the District Baseball Asso
ciation. has beard the call of baseball
and is anxious to get the sandlotters
together again. Major Young, who
was unable to take up his duties with
the amateurs during the war. save in
an advisory capacity. in en the job
"It's about time to get the leagues
going again," says Major Young. "It
looks like a big year. I would sug
gest calling a meeting shortly and
I believe Wednesday night, March 30.
vould be a good time to hold a base
ball rally," says the major.
All the baseball leagues are notified
to be present with their represen
tatives on the night of March 30, at
8 p. n. at Spaldings, where plane for
the season will be talked over with
arrangements for the regular post
season baseball series.
Other notices will be sent out to
attract the leagues now formed or
The independent teams have rotten
well under way. More than seventy
frye teams are already listed in the
Times Amateur Directory and more
are coming in daily.
The Shamrock Athletic Club of
southeast is ready to arrange games
with all first class teams in and out
of the Distrot. Manager Steele the
new pilot of the club. intends to work
hard for his team, -and with a little
co-operation from his teammates will
look forward to a more successful
season in 192J , than in 1920.
The Shams would like to hear from
some strong teams for the opening
game to be played on the Shamrock's
field. Address J. W. Glascoe. 1116
L street' southeast.
The Emanon Club would like to
arrange a game with some fast team
for Saturday on the E0manon's dia
mond in the Monument Grounds and
also a game for Sunday morning on
their oppnent's field.
Games with the Metropolitan.
Quincy, Saranac, Rockford, or any
other strong teams are desired. Comn
munications should he addressed to
E. L. Cotter, 705 Taylor street north
west, who is manager of the team.
WASHNGTN CANOE CLUB
TO STACE-A. A.U.DO0UTS
Preliminary matches for Washing
ton grappiers who will compete in
the finals in Baltimore next week.
will be held at the Washington Ca
noe Club tonlorr'ow night.
Fifteen candidates are listed la the
The Washingtg Canoe Club has
entered a strenrteam, eo~nsisting of
Charles Havens in the heavy-weight
elan.. Bill Havens in the 175-pound
division. E. AlIarardt, 157 pounds;
Don Udafl, 145 pound.; George Bruce,
,135 pounda, assd Clarence Bruce, 125
pounds. The T. M. C. A., Aloysius
Club and Potomac Boat Club are
also expected to enter team.. Con.
testaats will weigtf in at the T. M.
C. A. at 5 o'clock totnorrow.
NEW YORJC, March 22.--Edouard
Horuinann, Belgian billiard champion,
took the lead over Walker' Cochran, of
San F,'ancisco, 600 to 688, in the first
ay's play of their 4,800-poing match
at 16,2 balkline. Horeman. averaged
61 7-13 and Cochrda 52 7-13.
Cochraui won the afternoon block,
400 to 327,' and mnade a high run of
284. The Belgian's bent effort 'ras
226. Horemans made up his lost
ground in the eveniing blohk, scoring
473 to his opbonent's 283. The high
na were: Horerdan., 173; Cochran/
Wants Ball Game.
The Carlisle Club of the Pulton
Avenue flaptist.Church trould like to
arrange a same of baseball with any
good club of Washington for July 4
or any Saturday ~fer that date, Ad
Ires E. P. ?.bo, 12 W. Lexington
street, Baltimore, bfd.
Harlems Now Readly.
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TO ROCKY KANSAS
Outfights Willie Jackson in the
Garden-450,000 for Poor
NEW YORE, March 2.-Rooky
Kansas, of Bufalo, received the
Y ork oer a tw eead bout ie
Madison Square Garden last algat.
Joksen weig is 12ad Kansas
c rwd tyt b rred t greaat
falo boy defeat Jmskson that the
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wqs delivered an th seoed round
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pfed to olnh in order to .iniek
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se * of the purse ih a boxing
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$ 200 AN INNING
By LOUIS J
TAMPA, Fla.. March 22.-Jese
North Carolina southpaw, is a ry c
story that proves It beycnd all argi
himself, or his egperienMes or abc
He Jut listens all the time, Ili
Griff was talking the other might c
cumshunerthnga tale never b4
Y'kow. zIeio Mach riht
under ConatS Mack's nose," begins
Urift. "He was sumon to come
back from Franc, and pt to the
Makm., but he decided he wanted
to come to my club, and wrote me to
that effect. I cabled him to that end,
and when -he lauded he joined my
"Zach had been in the army and
was not in good shape to pitch base
ball, so I told him I'd give him $1,000
to finish out the season with- us. I
figured he'd work himselt into obpdi
tion and would be useful pitching to
batters, if nothing more. There were
three months to go, which mans he
was to get some $333 per month.
which Isn't bad for a green pitcher.
ME PACES WI'. LOUIG DROWNS.
"Each went to work In earnest. He's
a serious chap, y'kn'ow, and was al
ways ready to pitch, no matter how
hot the day,. But he was far too wild
to be used in a regular game until al
most at the close of the season.
"Finally I went scouting and
George McBridt was in charge of
the team when it landed in St. Louis.
George decided to try out Erah. He
did, too, ordering the big fellow to
start the game.
"Well, to make a long story short,
Zach went along to beat the band,
holding the Brownies helpless and
was leading in the fifth, when the
Browns began touching him up.
George got nervous and sent in Wal.
ter Johnson. Bach went to the showert
and Walter finished the game in good
style, giving Zach the victory. That
was his one game for the year, and it
went only five innings, at that. But
the victory went into the records, just
WANTED MORE MONEY.
"On the return of the team to
Washington, the end of season was at
hand and I- was paying of f the boys
before they diqpersed to thehr beinem
"Up came Each in that slow wray of
his. and, as he took the cheek, he maid,
'I ain't gettin' enotagh money.' "
"'Not enough money? I replied.
'Boy, you're getting more than Wal
ter Johnson and Ty Cobb and Tflis
Speaker and Babe Ruth together.
Yeu're getting 31,000. aren't you?
You've pitched five innings this year.
haven't you? Now that means $200
per inning, doesn't it? Where do yeou
get your kick?"
"Sach grinned a bit and repeated,
'I ain't gettin' mnugh money, 'ecordbng
to my way o' thinkinr.
"'You come bhink next year and
diow mne you can win ball gamnes and
you'Ul get all you think yourself worth,'
I toMd him.
"Well, today Zach has a great fu
ture in baseball. He's .one of those
pitchers that never appeir to have
much. They set the opposition erasy
by their lasy action. Betters go
back to the bench shouting that he
hasn't anythinzg, yet those same bat
term can't touch what he serve3 up.
OfShut, Pnt, esi1
ineimding Shese a.
Fielder.' Gloves, SI.5 to $11.6
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I TO ZACHARY
bel' Touamsh Zachary, the huge
uss and President Griffith tells a
inet. Zachary never talks about
ut his friends,
teams and listens some mnod. But
f his exp'rience with Josebel Ts
tore reded to cold type.
LEXINGTON, Va., March
2L--Mr. Gotton, of Memphis,
i= han an
er his first name is Henry or
Nicholas nobody but the 119
d Maphis twis know. c
They are as alike aos in
a pod and after winning their
way t the to the
ilt it out elad exactly
sim gymnasium suits. Some
body won, but it looked like a
man wrestling witihimself and
the referee wouldn't tike a
chance on identification. He
nerely announced that the
chams hip had been "won by
Mr. 3tn" and the audiene
That the way with many good
Pitchers. The batters simply can-t
understand why they can't knock
their stuff all over the lot. the real
Answer In that Each has good control
and pitche with him head as well as
with his arm."
LACIMARY PqOENTS TO VIC31E5.
bis seasoa Zachary is out to win
twenty-Mye ball games all by himself.
He says that he has learned enough
now about the various batsmen in the
league to make it almost a certainty
that he'll ring the bell exactly
"AUl I want Is an even start." mys
Each. "If the boys'll hit behind me
and don't let too many drives go
through the Infield. nI win threnty
"Then,-too, Grufg say. I can hit In
the pinches. If he lets me do that.
FIll hit fOr more than .300, and merely
with hits In the right place, I ougiht
to win five or mix mere s ame.
That's what I'm\ out to do this mea
And the joke of this is that Zach
is in deadly earnest and- may auoosed
mrely on that acmount. He takes
baseball seriously, does Each. He
Is iskng it .his life's Wor'k and In't
lettin any grass grow under pals feet.
Central to Play.
Thirteen members of the Catholia
Uplyerpity. bsseball .squad. togdther
with Coach Charley Moran and
Manager Bonobian, will leave tonight
for Norfolk. where they are scheduled
to hook up with the Naval TraIning
8ta i mi~eihurace of games to
S2.50 to $18A.0
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