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I STANDARD SPORTING PAGE
H STANDING OF THE CLUBS.
H National League.
H Won. Lost. Pet
1 New York 102 -IS .680
H Pittsburgh 92 58 .613
H Chicago 90 59 .604
H Cincinnati 71 77 .490
B Philadelphia 72 78 .477
M St. Louis 63 SS .417
H Brooklyn 5S 94 .388
j Boston 51 100 .838
1 American League.
H "Won. Lost. Pet.
M Boston 104 47 .689
j Washington 91 60 .603
1 Philadelphia .. 90 61 .596
H Chicago 76 76 .500
M Clevolnnd 71 77 490
M Detroit 69 $2 .457
M St. Louis 52 100 342
M New York 49 102 .325
1 Coast League.
B Won. Lost. PcL
H Oakland 106 73 593
H Los Angeles 102 76 .573
H Vernon 38 .560
H San Francisco 75 86 466
M Portland 79 102 .130
M Sacramento G2 108 .365
H NATIONAL LEAGUE.
H Brooklyn 8, New York 2.
H Brooklyn, Oct- 4. Brooklyn defeat-
H ccd New York aftor a hard uphill bat-
H tie. Marquard showed some fine
H pitching, but Brooklyn bunched hits
Hj for eight runs in the sixth and sev-
m enth. Score: R. H. E.
H New York 3 S 0
M Brooklyn S' 13 0
H Batteries Marquard, Wiltso, Ames
M and Hartley; Curtis and Miller.
H Boston 14, Philadelphia 2.
H BoBton, Oct. 4. Hess won his
H eighth consecutive game with a tail-
B end club when the locals easily de-
H foatod Philadelphia. Boston found
H the delivery of Marshal, a recruit,
H easy and scored eleven runs in the
H first two innings. Score: R. H E.
M Boston 14 15 1
H Philadelphia 2 9 4
B Batteries Hess and Rariden; Mar-
H Ehal, Flnheran and Moran.
H AMERICAN "LEAGUE.
H Philadelphia 4, Boston 3.
H Philadelphia, OcL 4. Fast fielding
H by Philadelphia largely was responsi-
M . blc for tho home team's victory over
1 Boston. The visitors secured eight
H hits and drew nine bases by batBmen
M being hit and bases on balls. Houck
B caught two men oft second and one
B off third, this spoiling Boston's
H chances. The home team tested Car-
H rigan'B throwing arm and four times
M in five attempts the Boston backstop
was successful in catching has run
ners. Ho retired in the sixth inning
after Boston tied the score on Speak
er's double, Hooper's single and Lew
is' sacrice fly In this inning Phila
delphia scored the winning run when
Thomas made a bad throw In att
empting to catch Collins at third.
Tho umpire ordered all tho homo
players not in tho game off the
grounds when a dispute arose in the
eighth Inning as to whether a man
was out, retiring the side, before a
man scored in that inning. Score:
R.H.E.
Boston 3 8 4
Philadelphia 4 7 2
Batteries Collins and Carrigan,
Thomas; Houck and Egan.
Chicago 7, Detroit 2.
Detroit, Oct. 4. Walsh was De
trolts master at all stages and Chi
cago won. Four double plays held
down Chicago's total. Score:
R. H. E
Chicago 7 14 0
Dotroit 2 7 4
Batteries Walsh and Sullivan,
Boehler and Onslow.
Washington 4, New York 2.
New York, Oct. 4. Washington
I again defeated New York. Groome
easil outpitched Ford, holding the lo
cals to four hits. A muff of an easy
foul fly by Sweeney lost the game It
would have retired the side in the
sixth inning .without a run, whereaB
two more followed. Score R. H E.
Washington 4 10 2
New York . .... 2 5 J
Batteries Groome and Williams,
Foid and Sweeney
SEES VIRTUE IN
THE BOXING GAME
That boxing has its goad virtues Is
forcibly brought out In an editorial
printed in the New York World of a
recent date The editorial, under the
head "Spirit of Manly Art," follows
"Boxing, of ilsolf, Is n pastime in
which it maj be talcen that every boy
of Anglo-Saxon heritage at some time
has engaged if a boy of red blood and
physical activity Primarily, every
human by instinct seeks to acquire
come method of defense against the
lurking fear of attack some day from
come unknown force Even the cow
ard b birth avails himself of somo
i method of knowledge In this respect,
although, to his shame, perhaps, by
a resort to weapons which involve
J various degrees of unfairness
I "An eminent force In the ecclesi-
astlcal world is quoted as follows
GENERAL OROZCO'S DAUGHTER
APPEALS TO PRESIDENT TAFT
TO SAVE GRANDFATHER'S LIFE
H KSvpi M , i i iii , ' "rTr'"' ' , -r' T''" ' ,V- "J
1 BSlLMiijfefc
M Loa Angeles, Cal., OcL 5. Fearful
H "feet tho fortunes of war toss her fa-
H thcr luto the bands of the United
H States as it has her grandfather, El-
H ona, the pretty 7-y car-old daughter of
HI General .Pancual Orozco, who 1b living
F with her" mother, brothers and sisters
&f ia temporary exllo In Lob Angeles, la-
V borlously penned a pathetic letter to
President Tatt, in vhlch she bogged
K for hor grandfather's life and told tho
H chief executive of this nation that
B her father was a soldier fighting for
L his country and not a murderer. The
H letter v. as written on the front steps
of her hdme at Twenty-sovcnth street
and Grand avenue. Her brother Dan
iol gat beside her. Llttlo Elena's let
ter was penned to tho president In
Spanish, for it is In hor natio tongue
that sho can best express herself on
papor, although sho Bpeaks tho Eng
lish language almost fluently. "Dear
Mr. President TafL" sho wrote, "my
papa ia not a murderer. He is -a
brave soldlor fighting for hii country
Ploaso don't lot the American soldiers
give my grandpapa to Mr. Madero
for Mr. Madero would shoot" him and
that would kill poor gTandma." '
If there were more fisticuffs thoro
would bo less gun play It all na
tions had cherished the prize ring
as the sturdy Englishman has, our
police courtB would not be congested
with cases involving tbc carrying of
stilettos and pistols.'
"We may accept this or not, as It
pleases our fancy, yet wo cannot help
but think that It Implies a vigorous
amount of truth and, while no brief
is held for the prlzo ring or the pub
lic boxing match, we at loast may
throw aside our hypocrisy for the mo
ment and agree that a rough pastime
which inculcates fair play Is noc with
out its good points, in that it teaches
to an element which can well bear
the teaching that it Is tho manly man
who gives his opponent opportunity to
meet him on even terms and only' the
coward, tho sneak and tho assassin
who revel in 'striking a man behind
hi3 back.' "
BRIEF HISTORY OF
RED SOX MANAGER
Following is tho career' of X Gar
land Stahl in brlof-
Born April 13. 1880, at Elkhart, 111.
Eegan baseball career as regular
pitcher for town team
Graduated from high school In 1897.
Entered father's store and worked
there for nearly two years.
Went to University of Illinois in
fall of 1898.
Played baseball and football at that
institution for four years.
Graduated from University of Illi
nois in 1903.
Upon graduating was offered a
chance with both the Chicago Na
tionals and Boston Americans.
Signed with the latter for $500 a
month. ,
Plaved in 3S games and batted for
.299.
Traded to Washington the neext
year Played first base in 141 games
and batted .261.
Appointed manager of the Senators
in 1905.
Played and managed for next two
years.
Was relieved of command by Joe
Cantlllon in 1907
Sold to Chicago Americans
Purchased semi-pro team In Chi
cago and refused to report to the
Whito Sox.
Applied for and secured reinstate
ment in the fall of 1907.
Sent to New York Americans in
the spring of 1908 and was traded to
Boston in July of tho same year.
Fulflled throo-year contract with
that team and retired to go Into tho
banking business at the close of the
1910 season.
Did not play in 1911.
Returned to game at tho beginning
of the present season as manager of
the BoBton Red Sox.
BALL MANAGERS
FAVOR RED SOX
New York, Oct. 4. Expert opinions
on the outcome of tho world's cham
pionship baseball series:
Manager John McGraw of tho New
York- Giants. I make no predictions,
but the boys feel confident of victory.
They have had the experience of one
world's series, and it will not look
like Biich a big event to them this
time. I look for a New York victory.
Manager Jake Stahl, Boston Red
Sox The same kind of ball which
won the American leagoe pennant will
take the world's championship, for
thore are as good clubs in the Amer
ican league as tho Giants. I believe
that I have the best team In the coun
try today and that the result of the
world's series will confirm this state
ment Manager John Kling, Boston Braves
Tho onlv two men of the Red Sox to
be afraid of are Speaker and Wood,
and I don't think any two men are
going to beat a club as strong as the
Giants
Manager Connie Mack. Athletics,
last wear's world's champions Un
less tho unforeseen happens, the Red
Sox will rightfully claim the 1912
world's championship, but baseball
Is full of unforeseen happenings.
Manager Joe Birmingham, Clove
land Naps It will bo tho closest se
ries in years. New York is stronger
than most American league support
ers believe, but I expect Boston to
win.
Manager Fred Clarke, Pittsburgh
Pirates I never made a prediction In
ray life either as to the National
loaguo ponnant or as to a world's
championship, and I can't think of
breaking my rule at this late day. Th0
Giants are deserving of great credit
for winning the banner in th Na
tional league, and naturally I would
like to see thorn win.
Hughev Jennings, manager Detroit
Tlgcri. Boston should win. McGraw
Is a greater manager than Stahl, but
tho Red Sox haxe a little better pitch
ers, much better catcher in Carrigan
than the Giants have in Meyers. Tho
infields are about even, but Boston's
outfield is superior.
Joe Tinker, acting manager of the
Chicafo -Cubs Big Jeff Tcsreau looms
up aa the hope of the Glanta. If Tos-
reau flls to come through T can Bee
no hope for McGraw's men. If TeR
reau does come through, then the
Giants will stand an excollent chanco
of winning the world's championship.
James J. Oallahnn, manager Chi
cago Whito Sox In a short series
pitching is the important point, and
the team that gets the best work
from tho pitchers should win. Nat
urally, I favor tho Red, Sox. Stahl has
a great man In Wood and a wonderful
team too, and tho Giants will have
to go somo to beat our champions.
Charley Dooin, manager of the
Phillies I think the Giants will beat
tho Red Sox on account of their
pitching staff Mathewson will bo
there in the pinches, and Tesreau and
jMaiqunrd can hold their o-nn
George Stovall, manager of the St.
Louis Browns Boston has a clever
pitching staff and the greatest out
field I ever saw. The infield is above
tho ordinary. Anything is possible
In a short serieB, but it seems to me
that the American league winners will
take the big series.
MURPHY SHOULD
BE DRIVEN OUT
New York Oct !. "Murphy and
Fogel ought to be made to prove their
wild assertions about the umpires,
and, failing lo do so, they should be
driven out of organized baseball,' de
clared John McGraw, the Giants' ng
gres8lvo leader "It's strange that
Murphy and Fogel arc the only club
owners who have cast reflection upon
tho honesty of baseball.
"If there was anything wrong,
wouldn't some other club owner make
a kick, too? Fogel s laughed at in
Philadelphia, and e.ierybod knows
that Murphy Is discredited in Chica
go Why. Murphy's attack on the
Chicago players, which has been re
sented by Frank Chance, shows the
kind of a person that ccntiols Na
tional league ball ju that city "
"Fogel is all wrong," said President
Ebotts of the Brooiclvn club "I
don't agree with him -alien he says
that tho Giants won twenty-one
games because of unfair decisions by
tho umpires I think the Giants hae
won tho pennant honeslh and fairlv
and I don't belle; e in Taking awaT
any credit. It is true, however, that
there has been much trouble over
the umpiring in tho Natnnnl league
this season, due to tho apDointment
of incompetent officials Even Mr
Herrmann has Just reached the con
clusion that one of the umpires Isn't
fit for the job. I nm not crying 'rob
bery,' however, and I've nothing more
to say except that Fogel has gone too
far without any real basis for his
charges "
Tho wires were kept hot by the big
baseball men after Foeel's charges
had beon read. It is understood that
President Brush of tho New York
club, who is too ill to take part In a
controversv of this kind, notified Sec
retary O'Brien to adopt a vigorous
policy.
O'Brien, It was leportcd, at onco
communicated with Thomas J. Lynch,
president of the National league, ask
ing that tho investigation or Fogel's
chage3 be Instituted without further
delay. It was also said that a wire
was sent to August Terrmann chair
man of the national baseball com
mission, asking for advice. It is not
a secret that tho commission Messrs.
Herrmann, Lynch and Ban Johnson
havo all along been opposed to the
methods and vaporizing of Fogel and
Murphy, and If there Is any way tnat
these scandalous charges can be tatf
en up by the commission, there Is
bound to be excitement.
CHANCE CALLED
MAN OF COURAGE
Players and fans throughout tho
baseball world regarded Frank Chance,
or "Husk," as he was called, as one
of the most courageous ball playe'rs
and managers that ever stepped on a
field Tho remark, "He bac more
neryo than anyone who over wore a
uniform," has been frequently ap
plied to 'lira.
John McGraw of the New York
Giants and Fred Clarko credited him
tfith being a man of unlimited nerve.
Fighting, and fighting lo a finish,
ivas one of tho chief characteristics
at the "Peerless Leader," as he was
termed by baseball men. While in a
ball gamo he neer was known to
Quit Even if the game was hope
lessly lost ho never retired from his
position, but always stuck to the
finish, battling with the same deter
mination aa if the contoat was won.
Ab a baseball player, Chance rank
ed as one of the best. He developed
from a catcher into one of the great
est first basemen in the game. Ho
was a heavy, sure, pinch hitter of the
.300 class. He never feared a run
Der sliding into him to tho base. And
as a base runner ho was a star and
was up with the foremost for years.
He was a hard, desperate slider, and
never allowed an lnflelder blocking
tho base to prevent him from hitting
the dirt. Ho held tho National league
base stealing record ono year.
Chance never know what it was to
quit The fact thatthe vb hit in tho
4
BOSTON NOT THE HOME OF ANY RED SOX PLAYER
Doston, Oct. 5. No membor of the
team which will atiivo next week to
capture tho world's championship for
Boston calls this city his home. Only
three of tho players, In fnct, live in
Massachusetts Tho homes of the
others are scattered through a dozen
Btates, three coming from distant Cal
ifornia, Garland (Jake) Stahl, the playing
manager, 1b the oldest membor of the
team, but he Is onl 31. Heine Wag-
ner, captain und shortstop, has been
the longest in baseball, rounding out
11 years this season.
A number of other interesting facts
stand out in the following statistics
regarding the players: I
BOSTON AMERICANS (RED SOX). '
Last year with Baseball.
Name. Home and position. Age. H'ghtWghL First Year Years in
Ball, Neal Bridgeport, 2b 26 5:09 160 with Cleveland 6
Bedlent, Hugh Buffalo, p 22 6.00& 180 Fall River .. Providence 2
Bradley, Hugh F Worcester, lb and c 25 5:11 VL ISO Worcester ... Boston 7
Cady, Forrest L Bishop Hill. Ill, c 21 6:02 1S8 Indianapolis. Newark 4
Carrigan, William F Lewiston, Me., c 28 5.09 187 Boston .... Boston 6
Collins, Ray W Burlington, Vt., p 25 6:01 194 Boston Boston 4
Engle, Arthur Clyde Dayton, O., utility 28 5:08 ISO Nashville ... Boston 10
Gardner, William Lawrence. Enosburg Falls, 3b 25 5:08 168 BoBton Boston . 5 '
Hall, Charles Ventura, Cal., p 26 5:11 187 Seattle Boston 7
Henrlksen, Olaf .-; Canton, Mass., utility ...23 5:07 160 Brockton ... Boston 3
Hooper, Harry B Capltola, Cal, rf 24 5:10 1G5 Sacramonto . Boston 6
Krug, Martin Cleveland, ss 23 5:0S 160 Dayton Columbia, S. C 3
Lewis, George E Alameda, Cal., It 23 5:10 106 Alamoda Boston 5
Nunamaker, Leslie G Aurora, c 22 6:02 190 Lincoln BoBton 4 "3
O'Brien. Thomas J Brockton, p 2S 5-10 174 Brockton .... Denver 4 f,
Pape, Lawrence A Norwood, O., p 24 6-00 170 Milwaukee .. Boston 3 A
Stahl. Garland (Jake) Mgr.. Chicago, lb 31 6:02 190 Boston ... (Didn't plav) 9 V
Speaker, Tristram Hubbard, Tex , cf 23 5.11 171 Cleburne, Ts Boston 5 1'
ThomaB, C D Sharon, Kas., c 24 5:10 165 San Jose Sacramento 4 W
Wagner, Charles, Captain . . Now Rocholle. ss 2S 5:09 130 N York (N.) Boston i...ll
Wood, Joseph Parker Glen. Pa., p 22 5 09 170 Mlllville, RJ. Boston 6
Yerkes, Stephen D Philadelphia, 2b 24 5:11$, 176 Hutchinson K Boston 6
head 36 limes during his career
proves that No pitches could drive him
away from tho plate. He stood up be
fore the best of them and hit them
all
In his career as manager of the
Chicago ball club critics declared he
showed more baseball than any other
leader In the game. He never per
mitted his men to get Into a rut of
plajing the same style ot game. He
changed plans of attack as often as
four or five times in a singlo
game What brought so many vic
tories to his ball team was his ability
to judge the opponent's style of at
tack and to play accordingly He also
possessed the instinct to know when
a pitcher uas not light and Dhould
bo withdrawn from tho game His
abilU to observe thi3 sa-ved his team
many games
JOE WOOD NOT
JOHNSON'S EQUAL
Detroit. Oct 3 "Walter Johnson is
far and away a hotter pitcher than
Joe ood," said iirry I.ajoie, than
whom there could scarcely bo a better
Judge of pitching.
"Wood haa been pitching 'way be
yond his ability this season, simply
becauso he has had a great team
working with him Thoro never was
and I doubt if there ever will be as
great a pitcher as Johnson He sim
ply has so much stuff and speed that
it ho turned loose his hardest throw
with his stuff on It, no catcher could
got down in time to receive tho ball.
"Every ball he throws has stuff
on it. Somo of the hops his fast ones
take are bigger curves than the big
gest averago pitcher has, I've seen
him throw balls up to the plate that
didn't look larger than a pinhead
Wood ia a good pitcher, all right, but
he is simply not in Johnson's class
nor Is anybody clso.
"Wood broko into the league from
Kansas City against us In 1908, in
Boston. There was a llttlo house oatj
in eerier field and we had about
seven men who were hitting around
.300.
"Wow1 What a grand reception he
got! First we'd knock a brick out
of tho chimney, then a few shingles
off the roof, then we'd shatter a win
dow pane. We had that little house'
ready for the wrecking crew to cart
away when we got through
"Nobody ever did anything like that
to Johnson, and never will. When a
follow is coaching off first when he's
pllchlnr, it's next to Impossible to aoe
hlB fast one. If he didn't hae good
control he would kill so many batters
he would be barred from the league
He'd wreck every club he pitched
against There's next to no chance to
duck or back away from hib balls.
"He hit this kid Martin of tho
Highlanders on the head last sprin?
with one of his cJrvos or slow balls,
and Martin was out for weeks.
"Almost any time you get a hit off
1 Johnson don t figure that you're
smart Just figure it that you're
lucky; lucky that jou happen to make
that blind 'swine in the spot whero
the ball came,
"If all the pitchers in tho league
were llko Johnson the pitcher's box
would have to be placed at second
base so ono club could get a run with
out the gamo going Into extra innings."
KIDDING UMPS
COSTS SOME COIN
There are two record holders on the 1
paths which lead to tho bench and the I
clubhouse in the National and Amer
ican leagues Johnnie Evers, Cub ex
traordinary, and Clark Griffith, come
back manager of the chosty WaBhlng
toniana. For tho present season tho
former finlflhea In a class by himself,
but Johnnie is still several passages
behind tho grand total. For several
years the irrepressible "Griff" was
alone and running easy. He hnd no
I real competition in tho line of "kid
ding" the umpire and being reported
to the head of the league. Eaoh of
Griffith's orations on the diamond
used to coat him about $10 a minute
and his monthly pay checks were
tampered with accordingly. For a
time "Griff" kept the National lenguo
in spending money, then, switching
his allegiance to the Americans, ho W
appreciably relieved the financial M
stringency in Johnson's circuit with J
tho money collected by the faithful w
"umps." Griffith took a flyer into f
tho National and the league began to f j
resume dividends. Now ho Is baok l
fn the American, but the returns this il
senson have beon oa a mcaser scale y
In comparison with former years. '
Evera becamo a confidant of tho um
pires from the day ho broko Into the 1
major league He poured into their 3
eais all the words that Samuel John-
son forgot to put into his Justly cele- -i
brated lexloon and each accent was 1
assessed at so much per, with tho re-
suit that Johnnie has to stick to one
automobile a year instead of two
Thus Is has como to pass that envious
rivals with bucolic wit have nominated !
Johnnie and "Griff the two greatest "
"crabB" of oi-r national pastime. Two j'
columns are devoted to the genus I
"crab" In the, dlctfonary. The average i
umpire who has "met" Evers thinks 1
the lexicographer didn't study hla j
subject much while President Lynch I
has worn out the wireB with. "Three l
days," "five days," "Indefinitely,"
"twenty-five dollars," "fifty dollars." ij
But according to all of Griffith's and
Evers' friends, and they are legion,
both have been tabbed wrong, and
tho fact that fines have been levied
and vacations urged are credited to
the hory finish enveloping the gray
matter of tyrannical umpires and con- ', '
tiding league heads. :
'They teil me that the 3tock ex
chango is a most Intemperate place-" ;i
"I should say so. Money gets tight j
and the certificates often take a drop Jj
too much."
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