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H COAST LEAGUE.
1 Los Angeles Takes Doublohcader.
Hj Oakland, Cal., Oct. 6. Score:
H Mornlnj game R.H. B.
H Los Angeles 3 4 0
H San Francisco 2 4 2
H Batteries Chech and Brooks; Mll-
1 ler and Schmidt.
H Afternoon game R. H. E
1 Lob AngcloB 9 13 1
H San Francisco .. 4 7 2
M Batteries Slagle and Brooks;
H Henley, Arictt and Aucr,
H Spilt Even.
H Vernon, Oct. 6. Score:
H Morning game H. H. E.
H Sacramento 2 3 3
H cmon , VC 10 1
1 Batteries Williams and Cheek;
H Edmundsen and Brown.
m Afternoon game R. H. E,
H Sacramento 4 12 0
M Vornon .. 1 4 3
H Batteries Arelanes and Krietr.;
fl Hltt and Agnew
H Divide Doubleheader.
H Portland, Oct. 6. Score:
H First game R. H E.
H Oakland 1 7 3
H Portland .. 0 5 0
H Batteries Abies and Mltze; Kla-
M witter and Fisher.
H Second game R. H.E.
1 Oakland . , 1 2 1
1 Portland 5 9 2
H Batteries Gregory and MItze; Su-
H ter and Fisher.
H NATIONAL LEAGUE.
M Chicago 4, St. Louis 3.
M Chicago, Oct. G. Chicago won the
H last game of the season from Sc. Louis.
H the locals bit Harmon for three runs,
H a single and a triple netted an other
H off Geyer. The visitors scored their
H runs by bunching hits off Cheney and
1 Ruclbach. Score: R. H. E.
H Chicago 110 1
j SL Louis 3 10 1
H Batteries Cheney, Ruelbach and
H Chapman; Sallee, Harmon, Geyer and
H Pittsburg 16, Cincinnati 6.
H Cincinnati, Oct. 6. Pittsburg fin
ished in second place in tho league
by defeating Cincinnati. Cincinnati
uped throe pitchers in endeavoring to
stop tho hitting of the visitors, Wag
ner, Miller and McCarthy starring In
thlB lino, AU the Pittsburg team hit
well and timely. Score: R. H. E,
Plttaburg 16 19 2
Cincinnati G 10 2
Batteries Camnitz and Gibson;
Benton, McGreorer, Gregory and
Chicago 9, Detroit 4.
DotroU, Oct. 6. Chicago closed tho
season by defeating Detroit, 'Both
teams fielded poorly and Chicago hit
Lnk hard throughout. Scoro:
Chicago 9 13 4
Detroit 4 11 4 I
Batteries Smith, Benr, Lange and'
Schalk, Kuhn; Whoatley, Lake and
Cleveland 8, St. Louis 3.
SL Louis, Oct 6. The local major
league baseball season came to a
close with a defeat for St. Louis. Tho
batting of Lajoie and Jackson and the
fielding of Pratt and Chapman fea
tured. Score. R. H. E.
Cleveland S 13 1
SL Louis 3 5 1
Batteries Mitchell and O'Neill;
Allison, Hamilton, Napier and Cros-sen.
GIVE OPINIONS ON
James A. McAlcer says-
"I am confident the boys will go
ahead and win the world's serioB.
Aftor that they will go ahead and give
Boston good baseball for four or five
years to come without any changes In
"We have won this year not because
the othc fellows hare gone back, buC
because our boys have found them
selves. They have been coming. Thoy
became 'due' and now they have ar-
COBB WILL LOSE TWO PRIZES;
MEYERS IS HIGH FOR GIANTS
H Joe Jackson and Trls Speaker are-
H the headliners in a baseball drama
H called the "Desperate Chance." Said
H desperate chance pertains to the ef-
H forts of the Nnp and Red Sox hitters
H to catch or pass Tyrus Cobb aB the
H champion swatter. For weeks and
H weeks the Tiger has been leading and
H this week he holds the margin, .407
H for himself, .393 for Jackson and .337
Hj for Speaker.
H With only this week of battling the
Hl two rivalB will have to hump them-
Hl selves to catch up with Tyrus. Jack-
HM Two players in the National league
H .have passed tho double century num-
Hl iber 3f base hits. They are Holno
M Zimmerman and Bill Sweeney, who
j are running neck and neck for tho
m batting supremacy in tho veteran or-
V ganlzatlon. Zlm with 203 safeties con-
K tlnue8 to show the way In blngllns
V, with .372, and Sweeney with 201 hits
H the trallB with .350,
B- For a catcher, Chief Meyers Is ft
: regular hitter. The Indian, has taken
K part In 121 games for the champion
son compiled eight hits last week an J
Increased his average six polntB, while
Speaker dropped a pair.
Even If Cobb docs carry oft iho hit
ling honors again, he Is going to drop
two of his usual prizes, run scoring
and base stealing Collins has scored
128 runs and Is high, while Clyde Mi
lan of tho Nationals has Just reached
Cobb's baserunnlng record of 83
Following are averages of the first
25 players, including last Friday's
H Player Club. G. AB. R, BH. SH. SB. Pet.
1 Cobb, Detroit .".137 513 113 221 7 GO .107
1 Jackson, Cleveland 148 552 116 217 13 31 .303
1 8peaker, Boston 147 561 12G 217 8 49 .3R7
H Lelivelt, Now York 29 118 10 45 0 5 .381
1 Lajoie, Cleveland Ill 422 64 153 17 19 .363
U Borton, Chicago 24 82 9 29 4 1 .351
V E, Collins, Philadelphia 147 515 128 176 30 ' 59 .312
H; Baker, Philadelphia 141 546 111 187 11 33 .342
y Schalk, Chicago 20 B6 7 19 2 2 .339
r; Croo, New York .' 50 191 25 63 1 11 .330
g Mclnnls, Philadelphia 14G 538 78 17G 25 22 .327
IK. Vcach, Detroit 17 59 5 19 3 l .322
; Henriksen, BoBton .. 41 53 21 17 2 0 .321
Gardner, Boston 142 512 84 163 18 24 .318
Ml-. Crawford, Detroit 145 573 81 181 17 , 12 .31S
V: A. Williams, Washington 52 135 12 43 1 2 .318
5v E. Murphy, Philadelphia 27 1U 21 36 1 3 .316
lfc iKrug, Boston 16 35 6 11 2 2 314
URI Turner, Cleveland 97 345 46 108 15 19 .313
H.V Laporte, Washington 112 368 42 114 15 9 310
K1 Btahl, Boston 80 297 82 91 13 12 305
Up .Griggs. Cleveland 87 270 28 . 82 8 9 304
MY B!erly' Cb5ca 91 231 19 70 5 5 '.303
H rath,SlxmlB 144 547 70 165 13 Z3 .302
Mm Gandil, Washington 109 411 53 125 15 18 302
Giants and his stick has played an
Important part In McGraw's success.
His, .341 average leads all the other
Giants, Larry Doyle being next at
A surprise this season Is Johnny
Eyers. Regarded as a physical wreck
not far back, th Trojan is not only
playing; a bang-up second sack, but
is hitting .337.
Following are tho averages of the
first 26 players, including last Fri
H Player Club. G. AB. R BH SH SB Prt
K Zimmerman, Chicago 139 546 91 203 17 "2 v
Hi Sweeney, Boston 147 574 79 201 29 25 MO
I Meyers New York 121 364 60 124 6 J 3I1
13 Svo!la' CTWcaS 137 463 69 156 IB 16 337
J iDoyle. New York 136 583 97 175 tl 34 HI
I (Wagner. Pittsburg 139 529 83 173 11 25 "22?
U Kelly, PlUsburg 57 129 19 7 g '?"
M gobert, Philadelphia 03 362 37 82 9 12 VA
H (Brosnahan, St. Louis 47 103 7 35 0 3' 1?i
m itcCormick. New York 40 37 4 12 0 1
mj JSImon, Pitteburg 40 106 9 34 0 1 301
m .Konoy, SL LoiUs 138 523 83 168 16 26 '.31 5
m MB-raans, Cincinnati 109 414 57 132 6 32 319
M Huggins, St. Louis 116 41G 80 131 10 3 31S
M Daubert, Brooklyn 134 515 76 162' 14 27 '?!-
H Wheat, Brooklyn 112 416 ii l " 14 '51s
H Donlin. Pittsburg 7$ 24 i "J J UB '
P Kline:, Boaton SI 253 27 79 S 3 31V
m.s KJrke. Boston 91 317 49 93 9 5 ai
K W. MUler, Chicago .75 203 35 63 B 9 HJ
H Burns, Now York ...32 29 8 9 0 5 li!
K, Paskrt, Philadelphia 134 494 93 152 9 -q
mk Carey, Plttsburjc HI 555 106 1GB 30 39 m,
O. Wilson. Plttaburg 143 546 75 104 2( , 14 fnl
B Merkle, New York.. :..:.:;ll 447 Jf 182 6 fi33 HI
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rived. Thoy will stay for a long time
Rube Marqnart saj'6:
"I have not seen the Red Sox play
this season, and have had no chanco
to study them Basins: my observa
tions on the figures, I feel confident
that the Giants will defeat the Sox,
nnd It 16 a confidonce borno of the
honest belief tbat we have the best
Ty Cobb says:
"I favor Boston's chances of whi
ning the 1912 world's series, although
I don't believe the Red Sox should
command big odds In the betttns, be
cause baseball is so uncertain that
some little turn of the game 1b liable
to make tho Giants win
j "Boston's strength lies in their won
derful attack, backed up by some star
pitchers. The floldlng of tho Red Sox
Is also very strong and all statistics
favor them over New York. The
Giants have an exceptionally stropg
team and I believe they will make a
much stronger flcht than they did In
the series of 1911. They will go into
the 1912 series knowing the ropes bet
ter, and will settle down to business
much quicker than they did last fall."
Hugh Jennings says:
"The Giants, while lacking the abil
ity of BoBton. may find that tho expe
rience In last year's series offsets Bos
ton's natural advantage. Tho finish
ing polish of a gruelling sories Is hard
to penetrate, and they may actually
rise superior and play better ball than
the Boston outfit on sheer confidence
WONT TAKE TRIP
Pittsburg, Oct. 7 The baseball fans
In Cuba will not see Marly O'Toole
working that arm of fabulous price
during the winter Fred Clarke put a
crimp into Marty's plans when he re
fused a permit for him and Bobby
Bryne to sign up with Umpire Charles
Rlgler. who is going to take a team
to Cuba early in November. Rlgler
called on Clarke and Dreyfus.
Clarke says no baseball player
should Jeopardize his futuro and the
chances of his team by going on barn
storming tours. An accident in ono
exhibition game. Clarke says, may de
stroy a player's future and hurt the
chances of his team.
"These players want to go out play
ing for a month for $350 and ex
penses." said Clarke. "Just offer one
of them ?350 a month in a contract
nnd llston to the roar."
HAD LONG RECORD
When PittBburg traded Tommy
Leach and "Lefty'rLeifleld to tho Chi
cago Cubs for Artie IIofTman and
"King" Cole, one of the greateot trios
of baseball players known In the his
tory of tho game was forever broken.
The trio was composod of Honus
Wagner, Fred Clarke and Tommy
Leach, the "Big Three." It was form
ed 13 years ago. when in tho reason of
1899 Tommy Leach, a fast boy, was
sent to play third bane for the Louls
vlllo Colonels, which team was then
on the National league circuit
For 13 years these three groat play
ers hung together electrifying tho
baseball world, winning four pennante
and one world's championship.
Probably no such trio ever played
togethor as did tho "Mighty" Wagner,
the groat leader, Clarke, and fast and
After playing together iuk Louiavillo
one year the National league circuit
was cut down to eight clubs, and
Ixmisvlllo was consolidated with Pitts
burg in 1900, and Fred Clarke was
In 1901, 1902 and 1903 Pittsburg won
the National league pennant. In 1903
Pittsburg lost in tho world's cham
pionship series to tho Boston Ameri
cans after winning three of the first
Clarke, at the head of tho peerless
trio, kept on and In 1909 again won
the pennant and beat Detroit for tho
Leach always bottod before Clarke,
and Clarke boforo Wagner, and many
a pitcher wont out of the game brok-on-hearted
through the hitting and
base running of the throe. Pittsburg
became known as a threo-raan team
through their great work.
Some Idea of the heart-breaking
paco lod by these men can bo had from
the fact that 6,905 times thoy hit safe
ly after coming to bat no more than
19,043 times; of these 5,905 hits tho
total bases were 8,300, and 940 were
two-baggera, 486 three-bnggero and
156 times their clouts wore good for
the whole circuit. How they rim bases
can be told no better than tie record
of 1,159 steals BhowB.
There great playerB combined han
dled 16,530 chances out of a total of
Handle 18,330 Chancen.
Leach wound up hid gTcat Plttabupj
career agalnet 8t. Louis by sending
a fly to Bvana in right fiold but not
until he had hit two singles and a
three-baee hit, helping Marty O'Toolo
win his game. It was a flttiug end
In Pittftburg for Leach, because 22,500
fans who watched him for ycarB saw
his career In Pirate uniform come to
a glorious close.
As this multitude looked on not a.
soul knew that Wee, who was respon
sible for six of the runs In that game,
would no more drive men ahead of
him and conoh faltering Pirato run
nerfl. In 11 of the 13 years that Leach
was with Pittsburg he made over 100
nits per season, while another year
he made 92. In 1900 he was only in
46 games, making 34 lilts.
WOLGAST IS AFRAID
OF TWENTY ROUNDS
(By E. J. Gelger.)
Chicago, Oct. 7. Has Ad Wolgast
reached tho stage in his pugilistic ca
reer where he fears twenty-round
battles? Docs he find himself slip
ping, or Is it just tho country that
has made him what ho is?
Those arc the questions that local
critics are asking themselves today
as a result of the champion's recent
actions. It is well known that until
Ad hit California he was classed
among the second raters. Ho made
his start there and he finished as a
champion there Now he is slighting
tho boys who gave him his first boost
Recently Tom Jones and Jim Cof
froth got together and arranged for
a Thanks&lvlng day match, in which
the champion was to star There was
some sort of a misunderstanding and
Jones journeyed to Now Orleans to
sign his charge there. Immediately
Coffroth got busy and when he and
Jones again got on the wire. Thomas
assured him that the turkey day dale
would be filled and that he and Ad
would be in Frisco In time to get
Into shape. Since that understanding
Jones has hooked his youngster up
with Joe Mandot in- a ten-round af
fair, to be staged In or near New
Orleans He is negotiating with
Philadelphia for a six-round contest
Winnipeg wants him for a short .if- 1
fair and ono of the northern MIchi- I
gan buigs would match Ad to box at
ono of the fairs. And Jones Is go- l
Ing right ahead with these proposed !
Ho says his charge wants to fight !
four times before January 1. In a
littlo over an hour's talk hero with.
Tom not a word was mentioned about
tho Frisco affair. "What are they
doing for yon out in Los Angeles?"
waa one of the questions asked Tom.
His answer was Bhort, If not sweet"
"I really don't know."
Johnny Kllbane, ifeatherwoiht
champion, has again declined an offer
to box Charlie White, local feather
weight Billy Gibson of New York
offered the champion tho match, but
tho latter said he wasn't Just ready.
Somehow or other, Charles cannot got
Kilbane since White defeated Shu
gruo and Dundee handily.
Eddie McGooEty'B manager today
wired here, saying that he Is going
to make a desperate attempt to hook
Mike Gibbons on a wager Eddie
'knock out the St Paul sensation wllh-
I In ten rounds.
Johnny Coulon Is considering an-'
other trip to Los Angeles and San
! Francisco for matches. He has wrlt-
j ten McCarcy and Coffroth, he says.
SUGGESTS PLAN TO
Portland, Ore, Oct. 7 W W Mc
Credie, president of the Portland
baseball club, would revolutionize the
organization of baseball He would
erect a baseball structure around
each of the sixteen major league
clubs, force each club to recruit from
its own house or family, establish
; fixed salaries for tho players In every
league except the majors and elim
inate all financial operations regard
ing playei'3 except those of salaries.
"Tho trouble with baseball of to
day, particularly Niu the leagues un
der the A classification, is that many
of tho clubs cannot afford to pay
the salaries necessary to maintain a
good team," suys MsCredie.
"Baseball is badly in need of a
reorganization, with clubs usually
graded downward Many towns are '
ti'ying 10 support B and C ball which
should be suppcrtinp a D or E club,
with salaries from ?40 to $75 per
"The plan would be to effect a re
organisation, placing the towns In
leagues where thev can support the !
ball, fix a salary for every msn in,
those leagues, and build" them up 1
around the various sixteen major j
league clubs' By tho minor league
clubs being associated with tho six
teen major organizations each has a
definite field for recruiting players.
"While 1 would fix the salaries In
each club at a figure In harmony with
tho finances of the league, and would
pay each man the samo sum, the In
centive to rise, so noceBsary In tho
samo, 1b still there, for every man
has a chanco to roach tho top.
"My schemo would permit each ma
jor loagvte club to roach down through
Its chain of subordinate clubs and
pick up tho man It needs, not hold
ing it to tho A club Immediately un
der It. The A club or clubs com
prising tho last step in the ladder
would be entitled to reach downward
to the first steps If necessary and se
cure recruits with not a cent paid for
the men In any case."
The Denver home boys who havo
been playing professional baseball in
the various major and minor leagues
are arriving home to spend tho win
ter. The first arrival was Buddy Ryan,
who wns sent homo by Cleveland four
weeks ago on account of a badly
strained tendon resulting from a dif
ficult Hlide Into the home plate. Bud
dy Is expected to report bright and
early next spring for practice with
Blllv McGlllIvray, the hard-hitting
first baBeman for the Birmingham
team, arrived last week. Birmingham
won the pennant In the Southern
j league and "Mack" was tao second
best hitter In the southern, batting
for .J21. which is first-class stick
work The plaj'ers on the champion
ship winning team each received a
nice gold watch fob from the manage
ment and the fans donntcd a collec
tion amounting to about $200 for each
Bart Woolems, with Lynchburg In
1911. managed and qaptnined tho
Spartanburg club In the Carolina
league this season The team finish
ed fourth nnd Dart was on the initial
sack. He arrived .home last week.
Fred Ncwmeyer, the old We3t Den
ver Merchants' twirler, was with
Ludington in the Michigan State
league this year. He is a sout:ipaw
and mado gcod. Ho pitched three m
ningr against Denver for Topeka last
Saturday and looked good. He wlli
probablv be with the K.iwa next sea
son Jack Thomas was with Fred in
"Dutch' Richter hna returned from
Monte Vista, where his team cleaned
un ail southern Colorado c"Jbs Mon-
to Vista claims the championship of H?
southern Colorado. Rlchtor will work jHi1
In Denver this winter. H?
Ira Belden, releasod by Des Molne-a, IHtt
Is running a baseball billiard game at VJ
the Kenmore. He may be Been in his HP
home t(7wn next season, but it is not fr
"Red" Tonor will bo homo shortly Wl
aftor the Spokane-Seattle post season K
series Seattle won the pennant of K:
the Northwestern and "Red's" olub, , m
Spokane, finished second, he pitching . K
about 75 por cent winning ball for his B0
club. , : K
Bert Nlehoff, Donver boy with Om- K
aha. Is expected home shortly. : B
Cntcher Card of Quincy, In tho ; K
Threo-I league, drifted" In Tuesday. . W
He batted .281 and will be seen In ' fc
Quincy again next season. 1 k
Rustenhavon and Galena of the K
Cheyenne Indians, will bo In Denver m
for the next two weeks. Rusty has , K
been engaged to twirl a couple of L
games for a local club. Rustenhaven, W
Galena and Cochran of tho old Chey- H?
enne Indians, have boon signed by K?
Topeka for next tenson. K
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