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RICHMOND, VA., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1010.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Mackmen Triumphant?Cobb Predicts Four Straight
BAKER, BARRY, COOMBS, STAR MACKMEN EARNING tFORLD HONORS
tlie Hlla-nt member.
Mokrr nf only home run In m-rla-* thua
ingly Defeat Chicago
on Home Grounds.
EXPECT TO CINCH
Coombs, for Second Time in
Series, Used to Puzzle Na
tionals?Barry and Murphy
Electrify Crowds by Sen?
sational Work ? Mack?
men Are Confident.
Won. Lent P.C, 1
Athletics . 3 0 1.000 '
tJubn .0 3 * 000
"WHBKE THEY PI.AY TO-DAY,
Phtlailclphlo at Chlcago.
Chicago, 111., October 20.?Philadel?
phia came out here to-day and rubbed
lt in. The Athletics clalmed their thlrd
isuccesslve victory of ' tbe world's
champlonshlp series wlth the Chicago
Kationals to the tune of 12 to 5, and
lf the blg pennant ls not nailed to the
Quaker Clty mast to-morrow Connie
Alack will be .the most surprlsed, be
wlldered, astounded and obfuscated
gentleman on the baseball map. cap?
taln Chance was ordered from the field
ln the thlrd for dlsputlng a declslon.
In the three games played so far
the Easterners have pounded every as?
sortment of curves whleh the entlre
galaxy of Cub pltchers could . offer.
Only "Klng" Cole, so-called pltchlng
flnd of the year, remalns to be serlous?
ly consldered by Manager Chance, and
he has been held. back because of hls
lnexperlence ln cruclal gamos,| and a
bellef, also, that' hls assortment' of
shootsls just what tho Mack inen llke.
Mack wlll in all probabllity furnlsh
local onthuslasts with a vlew of Ben?
der to-morrow. \. ho wlll go against
hlm ls a.problem. Maybe three-fln
gered Brown; maybe Cole. And then
there are Foxon, an, untrled man, and
Weffer has been of little use thisyear.
A Bit of ?ed Tupe.
It Is a matter of lndlffereneo to Mr.
Maek. He and his players regard the
game to-morrow as a mere forms.Ilty
>?a bit of red tape, wlth IneUlental
proflt, of course?necc-sary tb guar.
antee tltle to ^the bunt ing.
The oombat to-day was a slaughter.
jBlg Ed Reulbach lasted just two
fContlnued orT.Sjxth t'ase..
CAN'T DOPEIT OUT,
Cul* Sympatliizers in Majority,
and Unal)le to Figure How
BETS PREMATURELY SETTLED
Cole Seems Only Cliance for
National Team to Win.
PI-OOADLE LI.NE-tP TO-DAY.
Bu(h. Cubs. I'okltlou. Athletlcs. BntB. |
0. C'ole.P.Plank . _ i
S. Kling.c; ..Thumu.H _S
?1. < hunce .II.Ile.vis .3J
.*>. /.Iiiiiiiermmi. . . -Il.CoJIIbn .3'
tl.. Strlu'cldt.31?.Ilaktr .*
7. Tlufcer.len. .. .Harry ...... f
1. Sheckard.If.I.nril .
**. .ehulte.rf.Murphy .. ..()
3. Iliitiiiiui. cf.Strunk _lj
Archer mny work for Kling.
Bender ntiiy work ln yluee e.f Plank,
Wlll it be four straights?
That is the absorbing question local
ly. Old-time followers of' the game
have had their best calculations swept
away. They stand around ln a da-'.ed
sort of fashlon scratching thelr heads
and gazlng Into space. At times it
ls posltlvely pathetic to watch these
pastmasters of diamond lore looking
Intc the dlstance and whlspering un
It is not so much that they deslred
tho Cub.s t_ win as it ls a personal
pride in thelr Judgrntr.t. They sald
that the Cubs would wln and the Cubs
have fallen down on tbe job. There?
fore cur.es rend the air and malcdlc
llons follow fast. To them ls ever de
nloa the assuaging baln*vof "I told you
Not alcne that, but the Athletics have
won in such easy style, have so lar
cutclassed their oppontnts, that they
have literally rubbod lt ln. The games
haven't been close enough to charge the
defeats t> the absence of Jehnny Evers
Every avtnue of retreat Is cut off, and
Cub'adheionts simplj* rr.u'st stand'their
ground and take thelr medicine or else
flee the tb-ld Ignominiously. They have
truly fallen upon evil days.
Detn HeliiK _ettl.il'.
In the downtown dlstrlct, where
members of the sportlng fraternlty
usually gatner, bets are already bolng
pald, The man who wagcred $100 to
$1,000 that the Athletlcs would win the
serles ln four straight games has been
offered all manner of fabulous sums for
hls bet. He won't, sell. He is conft
der.tly of tho oplnlor. that he will wln.
Hls opinlon is largely the result of
what hls frlends who saw tho two
games ln Phlladelphia havo told hlm.
These reports are to the effect that the
Cubs. with all thelr vaunted perfeet
mechanism, look llke a lot pt school
boys besido theMacknien. Tho flnal
Inning rallies have falled'to materials*..
The clock-llke precislon wilh which
thoy have been touted as runnlng
bases . has falled to ttck. In other
words tho Western mtchlne has.pre?
sented a sa:lly crippled front, and lt
looltg-nc-w as if lt must be relegated to
the scrap hoap
No Oddn Attract,
No odds scem to attract now. As
high as two tif one was offered yester?
day that the Athletlcs would wln to
duy, and tho men wlth money took
flrmer hold on. thelr rolls, it slmply
resolves Itself Into a bet that tho
Athletlcs WDiild do what no man, ln this
country supp.sed they would do?wln
in four straight games. lt is the base
(Continued on Slxth Page./ T,
Flnal hope of Chance for victory.
Who wlll probably work to-day.
Box Score of the Third Game of World's Championship Series
AB R H O A ?
Strunk, cf. 5
Lord, lf. 4
Collins, 2b. 5
Baker, 3b....'.'. 5
Davis, ib.-...... 3
Murphy, rf. 5
Barry, ss.. 5
Thomas, c. 4
Coombs, p. 5
Totals ..41 12 15 27 9
*Batted for Reulbach in second inning.
*?*Batted for Pfeister in ninth inning
Summary: Two-base hits?Schulte, 2;
Home run, Murphy.. Hits?off Reulbach, 3
ning;.off Pfeister, 9 in six inwings. Sacrifice
base-^Tinker. Double play?Zimmerman, T
Murphy to Davis. Left" on bases?'-Chicago,
Reulbach, 2 (Strunk, Davis) ; off Pfeister. 1
Beaumont). Hit by pitcher?by Mclntyre,
(Strunk) ; by Coombs, 7 (Chance, Schulte, S
Kling). Passed balls?Thomas. Time, 2 h
Sheridan 011 bases, Connolly in right field,
Attendance, 26,210, Total receipts, $36,
675.15. Players* share, $19,845.81. The cl
Chicago. AB R H O A E
Sheckard-, lf. 1 2 o 2 o o
Shulte, rf.4 o 2 2
Hofman, cf....,.3 1 1 2
Chance, ib...... 1003
Zimmerman, 2b. _?.4004
Steinfeldt, 3b.. ,9$.4 o .0 o
Kling, c. 4 o o 2 2 o
Reulbach, p..0 o o o 1 o
*Beaumont ....-. 0 1 o o o o
Mclntyre, p. 0 o o o o o
Pfeistet-j p....2 o o o 1 o
*:|;Needhani . 1 o o o o o
6 27 ^6 4
.1 2000002 0? 5
.., .12500040 o?12
Barry, 3; Coombs, Tinker, Davis, Hofman..
in two innings; oft" Mclntyre, 3 in one in
fly?Hofman. Sacrifice hit?Lord. Stolen
inker and Archer; Barry, Collins and Davis;
4; Philadelphia, 7. First base. on balls?off
(Thomas); off Coombs, 4 (Sheckard, 3;
I (Davis). Struck out?by Pfeister, 1
teinfeldt, Hofman, Zimmerman, Archer and
ours. Umpire:?-O'Day behind the plate,
Rigler in left field.
771,50 National. Commission's share, $3,
ub owners, $13,250,50.
LASL OT SEASON
Virginia Football Team Will
Play V. M. I. Eleven on
STRENUOUS GAME EXPECTED
By Comparative Scores Cadets
Appear Stronger Than
[Speclal to The Times-Dlspatch.]
Charlottesville, Va., Octobcr 20.?Virglnia*s
flnal crliilron battle of the season on Lam
beth Fleld will be fought Saturday after?
noon. tho opposlng team belng from tha
Virglnla Mllltary Institute. Bocause lt wlll
be the last game on the home grounds tha
orange and blue players are cxpoctod to
put up the best exhibition of football seen
The V. M. I. cadets every year put up a
scrappy game against Virglnla. Thus far
thls season the Lexington lads have been
putting up a classy game of football. If
comparative tlgures are to be believed, the
Cadets aro ever. "t.-onger than Virglnla, i
asmueh as they defeated William and Mary
College last Saturday by the score of 33 to
0, whlle Virglnla eurller in tho season rolled
up only ten polnts against the Willlamsburg
lads. They held tlie strong Norfolk Blues
to a tie, nelther team scorlng. on Saturday
a week ago, and were downed by tho Unl?
verslty of North Carolina ti to 0 only aftet
one of the hardest clashes wltnessed thlj
season on the Chapel Hill gridiron.
I.Ine-lTp Not Chnugeel.
Virglnla wlll lino-up Saturday. accordlng
to a statement maele by Head Coach Craw?
ford, about the same as It did In the St
John's game. The men have been praetlc
ing energetlcally thls week, and in ths
scrlmmages against the scrubs each after?
noon are exhibltlng some ot tho same flra
and vlm that characterlzed their work on
Saturday in the contest wlth St. \_ohn*s.
Drlver ls back at rlght half. and Judging
from the llvoly manner In whlch ho handles
himself on tho fleld he seems to have en?
tlrely recovercd from the bad effects of
his spralned ankle. At fullback Jones and
Goodhuo havo been alternating. Harris and
Grant, of the scrub team, are showing much
Head Coach Crawford has been aasisted
thls week by Dr. J. Beverly Pollard. U. S.
N., who pluyed four years on t>e Virglnla
team at quarterback, anel was captain of
the team for a year. Whllo on the battle.
ship Mlssourl Dr. Pollard played on the
football 'aml haselmll teams of that vessel.
Incldontally these two teams won the foot.
ball and baseball cluimplonahlp of the
North Atlantlc floet.
IN SOUTH RICHMOND
The YnungMtern Sleet on tlie Mat To.
Nlght lu I.e-eiele-r Hall to Try
Archle Holt, a wrestlor, placo ct
blrth unknown, also where he lives
now, but said to he very elover on tho
nut, will meet Young Wlllls to-night
in Leader Hall, South Blchmond. Tlie
match wlll bo best two ln three "alls,
and begins at S o'clock. Both ur-j
husky lads, nnd should ? prove an at?
tractlve eard. lt ls intended by pro?
moters of the wrestllng game to putl
off one of these niaUhes em*1- week.
it. I.. I. II. Company Shoot,
The shoot for tlie ttiehntond Llght
Infantry Blues' Battallon company
medal wlll bo held Saturday afternoon
lu Bady's yard, marksmen from tne
three companles to coinpote. 'tne
medal; whlch ls now tn the po.s.ossion
of Company A, ls shot for nnnuuiiy.
The men who nre to tako part lu the
shoot wlll report to Lleutenant J. H.
Tuekoi*. at 2:-l5 o'clock. und wlll ar?
rlve ut tho grounds at 3 o'clock. There
will be llve or six competttora trom
Second foasemnn nnd Mugger?a hnll
Catcher. They hnve Mtopped trying U
Mteal on him.
Ai SLASHED IN
Bullet-Like Drives and
Long, Screeching Lin
ers Do the Work..
MOWS CUBS DOWN
Vaunted Westerners Like Chil?
dren in Hands of Connie Mack's
American Leaguers ? Now,
Only a Miracle Can Cheat
Them Out of World's
BV .'TY'" COBII.
(Copyright by the Phlladelphia Press
[Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Chlcago, lll., October 20.?Tho Ath?
letics are world's champlons unless a
mlracle should occur. Bender and
Coombs have won foi
j themselves the
groatest honor that
has ever befallen any
two pltchers ln base?
ball by winning thls
series single handed.
The batterles tot
to-morrow wlll be
Hender and Thomas
against Cole and
Kllng, or Archer, the
latter belng pkely'to
be tho surprise
catcher, as there have been several de
Tlie thlrd game of the world's
ot 1910 was played on the
grounds thls atteruoon wlth ^n im
mense crowd on hand, and in a airlu
zllng raln durlng the greater part ot
ihe nlne lnnlngs.
?une ot the most vltal moves over
made by a baseball manager was. t
pltchlng rlsht back of Coombs to-day.
And Jack won by 12 to 5 lf the Cuia- '
(Continued on Sevonth Page.)
Rain May Prevent Game
iiiU-uttii, lll,, Ootober 2<>?Wotu
weilther ?'ia.s iira-alli'la-al I'aar taa-niaar
riMV in it upeelal busebnll furecnst
|M?ueil lii-iiittlit. lt renilm
?'I'rlalaiy ? t'uii tiuueil unsettK-di
probably ruln in the ntorulngt eold
nnal uiiatty alnrlim the Rtternuon."*