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THE MA1U0N DAILY MIIUlOll, SATUltDAY, JUNE 8, 1007.
HAPPENINGS IN THE
BASE BALL WORLD
' By the Old Fellow Named
CAME WITH MOULDERS
Called off on Account (f
Rain at Newark.
All the Players on the Hospital
Ltot are Rounding Into Playing
Form Once Again.
HOW THE OIiTrBS STAND.
Youn'gstown 0 K .711
Akron 1G 12 .571
Newark, IS 12 ,r,20
Now CnstTo 14 14 .COO
Sharon 13 13 .COO
Marion 12 13 .ISO
Lancaster 12 15 .114
araiisIJild C 18 .217
Old Noah was tho warmest, fnti that over lived nt nil;
He'd twalk a hundred miles or moro to see & game of ball,
1113 know moro dopo limn 'Plm Munrano or Sam Crane ever Raw;
Ho mii n toll club .bettor thnn t'omlskcy or Mcdraw.
Ho won tho pennant overy year by fourteen city "blocks,
Willi Jim AIcOuIto ftiehlud Uio bat ml Cy Yoiiny In the box
No intttlcr bow things bioko for him, he'd h'avo n winning nlno;
Jnko Hockley, loo, was on ihlu loam nnd so was Hrt'IleiiMlHii.
Hut oiio day tlio story runs, bo jiidrrly went insane;
hint ns the schodulo was begun it started In a rain
And every rtny Itbey .tried lo iplay tlio sky Juice rattled down,
ITiitll old Noali's seamy faro was wrinkled In a frown.
fllo Tvkilildd for )a solid wl&ok nnd llll tlio water fell;
Tlio pllclior'w box was full or mud ntid right field wan n well;
Until nt. last the water rose nltio feet, 'wltbln the park.
Tho WhI. nil iiull. Hid Noali? Nit ho .went and built 1bo ark.
Old Noiali .lived fiomo years ago; nnd yet bin keen Inlilguo
I think mlgh't, well bo copied afow down here In Dixie's league.
It trained for only forty days when Nosili had his nrk,
ntithett' it's rained Tor forty weeks or pretty near l.int mark.
flra-iitlund Ultco tti NjhIivIIIo TeniicBean.
A rwnedy. Hie writer suggests
llial the loi of the monument sh.ft
hr arranged so that the ball will
rest on a sot of sinnllnprij;)ilst thus
keep us.' il uwny from tin water.
"Youngstown's success lies
in its base running work,"
(Valid Manager Smith." "I
beliovo thoy have any team
in Uio league skinned a
mile when it comes to base
running, 'hcy arc danger-
oii3 with men on tho
TIIAT SQUEEZE PLAY
WORRIES HIE SCORERS
President Morton Gives Di
cision on Play.
Rules Say Uatsman Cannot Get a
Hit Under Ordinary
Mrolon at Newark.
Munsfleld at Lancaster.
BATTER MADE HALF A HOME RUN;
HE WAS HALF OUr AND HALF SAFE
That play Decoration Day when
Btirko of New Castle, caught Law
renae'a fly In th'3 crowd and It was
contended thatl Mike should have
two ibnses, anyhow, according to tho
Ground rules. Incite? A. C. MoCHn.
TJib habit of the Llmo Durners of osk to mrrai0 tho tnlo ot a pQ3.
hlttWg all of the bait' spots on tho or" Hint was nut tip to an umpire In
map proved truo again yesterday and a 'gamo over in Pennsylvania sovernl
Jupiter P. put on the big rain c- yra ago. A. C. a wears its so and
rm... i ,, . f x...- proves iti by Bill Bannon, who play-
ark, illtl Is hardly likely that
ed first Inso for one ot die clubs.
" 1 It it'n flirt ilnMi 4milnr a n A !
b t ,t Wlk IIIIUIL Stllllll till It i-tiu
ho ozene and dropped square on top
ot th left Hold fence. Broken glnss
hud been placed on top of this fence
to pravcrfc tlio Juvenile fan from
pcramibllng over, and tho iball, falling
with! terrific force on a piece of the
sharp crystal, was cut squarely In
two. One-half fell Inside Hie fentio
Two competent judges have Now
Oustle'.s nltitudo toward baseball
"Over nl Now Cndlo I hoy waul
overy iplay flint looks nnywliore nonr
close.' do-daics I inpiro List. "If
it's less I nan n yard f hoy are nftcr
il. If ;i' more than a yard they'll
consent to let the visiting loam get
the decision. Now Castle is the
linidost (own to uuipiie Ju around
Hit ciicuil and Yoiiitgslown about
"We never have won n gnmo on
merit over in New Castle." re
marks Malinger Waller East of
Akron." 1ist year wh took several
over there. The umpire- robbed Now
Castle cery time. 1 believe we
might have win M least one gamo
faiily. anyhow . ''
A BAD PRACTICE.
Another bail practice In a different
department of the game is to over,
rata the ntrenpth of a ipltcher. A
batsuun, for Instance, strikes out
and tlie other half Outside. Tho lialf ,J.nd comes ba k to the bench with a
which dropped Insldo was .recovcrM .tale something like this: 'That
by an outl'ieJtleir nn relayed liomo In
1'ilmo ito KiattHi I'ihe at'ter at tho
iilalo. "With the wisdom of Solomon
igam3 will 1m playijid today but the scoro . iwa3 tied according to Mac the arbitrator declared that toh baso
Httims will 1robably tlw able to got (it's a1way tiho flntil m'inuto with runner -wns talf Bate and lilalf out.
tamliicr tomorrow. tm 8 we in tHe
. i. . ... . .. ,- .
tun.) iiwo nanus wore down
pltdher lias overything today. He
made a monk-)' of me nnd had me
'guessing flgh " A speech .like that
give, the othr members of tho team
the fet-IIng tint they are lichten bc-
leniliilHcon- litihnt ho had had nvido halt a homo foro thoy go to Ulio plato. A good
wn and tho run and thai!) his Bide hud -won tho Imanajver will iunt n sjieeeli llko this
Ho-o'fl a question "which has been
bothering more (than one scorer bIiico
the "squeeze play" has been recog
nized n3 one of the permanent fea
tures of modern base ball:
Wl'l a man on third tho batter
fuio up ordered to bunt tho first
ball phehed. Ho pulls off the piny
mi"H.fully. but the lnfleldet; wlio
fields the ball pt' tho plate In a
vu-ln attempt to cut oft tho rim. Dad
he oh Mn Instead to get Uio batter at
first, ,ho icoultl have don' so with
cast, I ut ho didn't and both men
aro 60 To.
Wha. shall the batter be credited
Man' scorers would glvo him a hit
sllll n ore -would give him a sacrifice
hit. hut neither, according to Presi
dent Morton's ruling. t right. Tho
tr.tto- m'ist Ijo given first base on a
f.elder t. choice, and aItihogh ho went
throurt his part of ttlie play perfect
ly, h? gets n tlmei at bat which
counts ngailn.-vt Ills batting average.
It'i nn unfoitunato rondltion, due,
ro il'irbt, to tho llnj1, that tlte
'Mpieo7f. play" had not yet liecomo
rnlvorsally rccogi.lyod us a factor In
tli"i gamo at tho time when tho rules
were li.st revlwd. Tlio liatter recelvos
his ortrrs, carries them through with
rt.r ii tllp, scores the base runner
by hi? 'bunt anil lowers his batting
He cannot -bo credited with a sac
rifice hit under the scoring rule re
lating to that subject, which says
that "c sacrifice hit shall bo credited
to tli batsman who when no one Is
out or when but one man Is out. ad.
vancet a runnir a base by fv bunt
hit wh -h results In the batsman be
ing rut out ibcfoio reaching first, or
woull so result If It were hnndled
-vltlioi't error." Tho batsman Isn't
put out. nnd, while he advancs the
Wife ri.nner, ho does not get a life
throurh any error In handHntr tho
ball. Nor can he get u lilt, as ho
wouli' have been an easy out had th
ball, fildod cleanly, been tin own lo
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isiiy nauunm nunK.
jliivlncp 1 Aiarrtf i!tt inmilon lltiln !.
xiii ,. 4.vjt wnw MJiiuitti iti.4v ..Ir,-. ,nn.., ,,., I, It il,- .lw.,11 n ntln 'n,-iiirt. R.tr tn tm.i nt l ! Itn
.M.ru imwiii in im iw urmif luii'Miw i'aill iy iiij r.uiu n, . i - 'i' m
watcher of tho blma Burnont oxi:cts
ito g:it Jmi'.lo Sunday's gamo and will
uio tlio rcgidar work. Shafor", wdio
l.aiheciii IrackfJtopp'.'ns1 Ji 'huskoy'
nbbcncc, catchea good ball but laciks
Mio cxrfrrlcmco of tho famous "Bus.
tor". Ijiskey has a knack of making
Uio fllngcrs pitch good bull and his
Qioa.li work bus llioen reaponsUilo for
tho twinning of several games. Tom-
Tho leathor liurtlod througUi Akron Times.
FRANK DEWBERRY TELIS THE NEW
CASTLE PLAYERS WHERE TO AUGHT
There's a war on at Newcastle, tho hot) i!out tin sorest proposition 1
my Mytttt, has recowcrred rrom a CpCrtlt( wlrf. s of tlie burg have op- ever saw ov the way tho team la
(threatened aifbek of Kho fovor and in niv idmrced r.uchcr Murnhy with !,i!aying. There's one thing sure and
Bcneuuieu' to get into totiays game
IT'ho himo Burners are at prea-mt ,, Inn,i0 ofher 8Utement3 regarding
wrfain players on Billy Smith's team
which aro ob'eotlonablo to tho latter
eatlnp dls3v..lon among tho players ,ou can mako all kinds ot bets on It,
In lvMi rv1nr huf inn fti1c nM Mnf
tKsaourtignr. Tlio team has (been bad
ly rl7.pled up but during tho week
of ol.bt glvfln by i,iho.woaither mtm
Oiia.s mounded to In 'gond Bhapo and
will soon 1 up among 'cm ngaln.
Wllrno 19 tho Mail) selection for
to,Hiy and lUicts w:il work Uomor
irow. On Monday tho Llmo Birniera
cwilll play at Webb cpark with tho
Jjancjaster teann as tht'lr opponents
and At Is iprolwble d.nat Gus Fox, the
'new twMer scoured by Drumm will
lio on the firing line. Tho local team
twill play hero, three games next wnok
concluding tho week with throe games
ot I.mu sinter.
gents. Frank Dewlbcrry, or "Big Bill"
as ho lgn3 li'mso'.f isn't frightened
Newcafllo doit finish woise than
from his players when thoy return
iinsuci.fssful: What do you think of
that That .Vaster hasn't a thing
and ho struck mo out! The next
titno I igo up ) am 'going to knock
the o)ver off that iball." Such a
ip-t'iv dnrplt-es conlft'hnco. Plajtera
aro human of rourso and nil Khcso
ihlngi 'erfect .lattlng averages to nn
aw i.aalilo th'rce.
Somo wag will got tho opportunity
to do some b.p11 figuring when the
baso iball season Is ended. Ho can
flsur'3 out hov Cleveland paid fic--
thlrd rosiUon. Phis from mo. Smith's cral thousuii-ls to fet a igamo or two
. . ' t 1 1 r Vi vt ifnn Itiiu. il. I. -w a i .
pitched for them this year. If they
put in Borgcr 'twice porhais he can
say that they paid $3,000 a pair for
SHARON 3; AKRON 2.
iFHiarom, Juno 7 tAuron Korr. tha
Q'artl' hitting left fielder, broko up
HI'" palme with Akron today In Hie
cV-ht'i 'Inning when with two on tho
In.'cs ho laed ono of Pitcher Arm
trons' fast ones over tho loft fiWd
' (frn'ft. Up lOiat tlmo Akron wns
ahoia'd, Bumvell twirled In nin'gn'fl
iccit form, allowing but two lilta.
going to wool the lobsters. He has
no friends to reward no foes to pun.
sll. lies coin1' in l.nvn n Imlt plnlt
, . .....- .. .... ... - ...
n p-n-liclo by the rumor that tho oc- 'anil I'm going with staunch nnd true. , '"" ;' r,w ior inats what thoy will
cubed players :.r0 after 'his scalp, and '.lo's shown me that 'ho moans busl- "'0 lr, mW ,ot t,1,a Dutchman rest on
In an nrtlclo wli-kUi appeared in tho ness; is out 10 win nnd wants tho "f nf n,J ,c,'ir a11''! then expect
Newcastle Herald ho ays: 1'CJp and suppo.t of every loyal Ian in i , , . ' Tut "uo
viiu k.iiiiu. i'iiinH aro orcaKing nico
for Ilcinlo In Cbveland If ho llkc3
thnt'a n o-rnne cfni.l -mlti. nil !, i..f l"lu Lbl t'lire
(,.lVi. tJVIIIIW lVli Ull LIIU JUll
Irck tho dull) has bail so trail along
lefon tho snow Hies.
"Yocteiday they playod a fair gamo.
"Oodlhyo, Paddy. Sorry's Ith' day
wo Ivo met. uio BILL.
..ITir.' n nrtnd nun I mii nut mv
ringer on a i. an-n buslnoEs mar ''f ,' r,,Pl1; Tll( fnns In overy city
iinmnpiiiv rennniiaihin in nv-nv , lu,:,t '-ntlwim has appeared nr now
r.ngel. lut hoi! bo ono o all Tight all nn Klk and a gontlwnnn who hoard ro,fl!",'1"' snortIn writers imve
ilgTit of ho cvji" flosses my trail and Itubo Bowers say 'ho didn't glvo a
I'm or the scout, for I'vo got about damn If .ho never won another gamo
ns much for a Turb ball player ns I for Newcastle.
"Woli wo have had all kinds ot town Now left all get In tho gamo
t-orblr last night. Murphy accused mo .and push. Wo'r hr tho COO class nnd
o' haung wr Hon an article to tho
effoct that ho had tipped oft nn op
posing player. I reminded Air. Mur
phy of tho fao. that he might bo
guilty of tho latter but I was Innocent
of the latter. Vive minutes later I
(ticks up against Paddy Green mnn
wl'.li oovllcd T.ibn In bis shoes Pad
dy's fi ro bee n.e I said ho wasn't an
TUB POOR UMPHIR.
Hla limps r.,st seems to .ho nljout
Uio only handler of tho indicator in
tl.o circuit that nan not boon giving
eonsItl'miWo .'ssatlsfactlon sint-o Uio
have foi a tarantula nnd I know Just
1 ow fast thoy cov pace.
"No'- this present Incumbent Gro'n
ot lUijVn baso la a falso alarm. Not
only tl'at ho Is a disturber of tho
Ipoaco and, together with Murphy, Is leinarkcd, my Midi ess is "Tho Herald
II;' itrylne, to stanipedo the bunch. Billy f.ffire. Ntwon.tlo Pa and if any ot
ii u ii u ii ii .i -r6 u i pnii'i's out luls morning trying to that HinTi wards my goat, my bus
"Now as to Murphy, I can put my
flngprT on ho man who saw him tip
off th'- oppoa. ig .bailor; Fttw tho pit.
chor fihako his head and I guess that
was eln'S sonic -and niglit here bo It J
A'kron 10000010 0 2 2 3
Dal'iorle," -Bgrwell and Mattlson;
iArTiMronir and Ortlolb.
Homo run Kerr. Sacrifice Ii'.ts-'
PittcrBon, McIiffcTty, Mattton.
stolen ba't Jaffvn. First haso on
.halla-Ott Burwell, 4; off Armstrong
2, Uru'clc ouWly Bunwell, 2; by
lArmstiiiong, 2. Hit hy pitched 0)all
Ma'tihay. Tlmo l:3p. Umpllre Lath
YounPown, Juna T.'X ono-hand-cd
catch 'by Plnknoy saved Youngs
town scoring in tho tenth. Mo-nager
KjnJitW WrolK no tho pamo In tho
eleventh Hay n. a'.nglo with tho Imsos
f nl I, R-oro;
R. IT. 13.1
VAur. il 0 10 0 (I (1 ft 0 0 01 0 1
Ndw rol 0 0 I) fl 0 1 0 ft 0 0 34 10 1
U-tlrnrles II. Thomas and Oftllok!
Oiowers nnd Murphv.. Threo fbaio
WMiwini, Sactnlfico hrt TVi'oon.
P'tolon' bases Blount '4; M'cAloeso,
O'iek, Shvlattcr. Doublo play
(P'nvney to irammortl. First baso on
nwi;lOff Thorn n 2; off Bowers C.
Strt'cikr ont By Thomas fi; y Bowers
0. passed liall-rnrpliy. 'Atton'datico
CO, Umpire List. ,
jount 'om up. He'll do It, too, far inlen ijioura aro from 9 to 3 dally.
WELL KNOWN WRITER HAS A SOLUTION
FOR THE FAMOUS MOVING BALL PROBLEM
A recent edition of hcontifio
publication known ns "Popular
Mccluuics" contain an article ex
plaining tlio pionominon of tlio
turning of .tono halls on Uio tops
of moiiumentf. In Uio Marion cem
ctoiy i's pwbnbly tho hesl known
example ot; this phenQiieiion in ex
i?lenco. On tho lop of Uio Merchant mon-
umeiit t a stouo hall which lias 10
olvcd inip1ololy on it circumfei
onoo nnd is now almost back to its
original atartiiig point. When tho
phenomenon wa fiyst discovered
ami inndo public it was discussed
by scientists in this country and
Thy writer ;Ni "Populnr Metjlinn;
ics" says. In regard to the revolu
tion of these stone lalN:.''Tlio rato
of inovoinont. is very slow, proh
iiihly less than ono lovolution in
two or thrJ yeni. hut is always
in Uio miuo direction from norlh-
Wl'rft lO .KOlltllOllSt."
Tlio explanation i's that a small
nmounl of water leaks between tho
lm'.l nnd spherical cavity in which
it rests, thus or using tho expansion
anil cnntrncOin, dun lo nlternnto
luclling and freezing, sufficient to
.lift tlio hall. In mcltiiig. tho south
cast side, which receives tho morn
ing sun, molts first nnd drops back
nn U)o tlio, los:mg a fraction of an
inch every lime it freezes. When
the side nwny from tho sim molls
it )rops buck, but docs not get back
roasiei imn. sovoral tlni'es. Latham
cleclaiod n ganr, forfeited brcaiieo a
roote In Mansfield was put off tho
Akron .then irt.it.led him. His latest
t'hot comta frm Nowcastlo wliei-o they
fay ho made decisions that wcro real-
U la.gnaiilo nnd that ho benched
Vannger Smith Thoy have also
placed tho bug on Hart and Bannon
i hen?, hist has officiated in Noweas
t'o nur" no ki 'ks werq made ngainst
Steinberg nn 1 Hart-hnVo been hand,
"rd theirs in N-waik and tho spirting
w.rlteib thoiKj 'ato tsomo of tholr de
clslor.'i woro su far off they (received
the jetrs of the fans. And thoy were
roasted t'von when Newark won the
GREAT INSIDV. BALL.
,. ?'' nro saylne In Akron now
that the Champions aro a groat hall
team. This 1s the way they look nt
Youncstowm: A well balanced team
wltn team work down to a marvelous
degn.s of porfecMon for this stage of
tho tc-ason; n team on which six
n en jjet Into a rav if then? Is iroom
for six, a bunch tlmt , fighting all
tho time and a loam that doecn't
follow n sot stylo or play.
That Insldo ball Is winning Is a
trroa deal higher compliment thnn
to have .It tnid that - tho p itch Mi g
Ftaft or hitting brings homo tha big
end tl the scores. T.hey are saving
in Aluon, too, that this year's team
U hotter ithnn the Champions of last
BASES ON LALLS
LOSE MANY GAMES.
.Mere games aro lost through bases
on ballr than arc won by timely hit
ting. 'I hat Is tho declaration of a
student ot the national game whose
know-It dgo is practical, for the man
lr leader of ono of t.ho sixteen big
loania and gained nn onvJalilo repu.
ntinn as a player beforo he ndvanr
nl to his managerial Job.
"'(Mnninnd Is a twlrlor's slock in
tratK" Riys this export, "and bases
on bulls causes moro disaster to
tean.s than most people credit. If
tho gilt, giver ,bo a star twlrlcr. with
a tean of eoltc behind him, who go
Into the game with the idea thr
hoy cftn win only by the gilt elged
work ot the man on the, rubber, the
issuance of couple of' passes Is
moro than IllHy Co unsntlo (he kids,
and tloy will go on ballooning ex
peditions. Tko a team that is , t
littlng. nnd by hook or crook a
weak halter gets to first on four wl 1
ones. See haw his mates ginger up
nnd so nrter tho unhmable one.
"In close games a baso oji balls Is
sine tc turn tho tide, nnd ir you look
over thie 1 to 0 battlos that havo
been l.ayiedt this season you will
wo that I am right. I hnvo kopf
my or"!cs on olght eiigagementrt
marke ' 'by this sroro In 1907. run
off In the National leaguo up to n
weei; ago, ana If I am not mistaken
(ho ioio tally in flvo of them was
started through a Hft."
"3 firnc,JLwl,s ,mjfoni JU'01!'',S yoar.i H ''i ijjf ,flJiQ
'Srnrlon tJ." Newaik.
Akron nt Sharon.
Youngstow't' at Now Castle.
'MansKcrt nt Lancaster.
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