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PASO HERALD September 19,1910. The Herald's Sporting News
8 Tte Herald's Sporting News
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Big League. "Wonder s Rapidly Passini
Out From the Admiring Gaze
Fight Atmoshpere Is
Clearing; Johnson Silenced
By W. W. Naughton, Dean of Sporting "Writers.
San Francisco. Cal , Sept. 19. The at
mosphere Is cleai-ns- inu we are b-gr-iining
to get an inkling as to who is
likely to be Jack Johnson's next oppon
ent. That is, if he is going to induce
in the luxury of a next opponent.
The "novice" and "unknown" auita
tion has subsided, as it was sure to do
j w nen the hysteria which followed the
downfall of the "hope of the whiterace"
The chances are we will never hear
rf Myles M'lead, or the other emor.ro
a orld-beaters again; the Australian in-
Scouts Hunting Material in
the Smaller Leagues to
CBy Sam Crane, Sporting "Writer New.
New York, Sept. 19. "With the drop
ping of Si Seymour by the New York
club, the curtain is down for Si as a
big league player. There are only a
few players left now who were active
when Seymour first entered the pro
fessional ranks as a member of the
Albany club. Si developed into a star
pitcher in the New York State league,
and "was finally landed by the Giants
on the recommendation of Larry Fas
eett. now living n New York city, but
who was once the owner of the Albany
Of the players who were in the Na
tional league when Seymour became a
Giant, there are only Fred Clarke,
Tommy Leach and "Willie Keeler left
who are now playing in the same
league. McGraw was in harness then
and in active service as a player, but
of the big army of players in the parent
organization who were then prominent
before the baseball public only three
are left and this doubtless will be
Keeler's last season as a player. Leach
and Clarke may go along another year
or two but that will be about their
Ball Player Career.
It is said that the average length
of a ball player's career on the dia
mond is four years. Of course' many
haTe lasted much longer and Seymour
was one. And he could have continued
with the Giants much longer had he
considered it necessary- to train a lit- ;
tie during the winter months. Any
kind of exercise would have been pref
erable to the lethargy of Sej-mour's
winters. The consequence of his lazi
ness was that he gained flesh rapidly.
and as he got farther and farther along j
in years he was unable to work off the
extra weight during spring trainings,
and he was therefore of little value to
the club until hot weather set in.
This season Seymour's feet and legs
-went back on him and he showed up
fearfully so much so that in these days
of "speed boys" Si was shown up more
or les:. His hitting was strong, how
ever, and that was the only thing that J
appeared to jlcGraw, and continued SI
on the Giants' pay roll as long as he
was. But Si is not all in. He showed
well with the Baltimore club.
But it is Seymour's retirement from
big league baseball that is so sugges
tive of the shortness of a ball player's
career, and which makes the necessity
of scouring the country like a fine tooth J
comb in the score for new players to I
7nake up the loss of those who fall out
of the ranks as Seymour has. by rea
son of age. or from other causes.
Scouts have not missed any part of
the country no matter how remote in
their search and doubtless many of
next season's youngsters are the em-
Bepixsnlcg at the right are Cy Sy mor, vho lias been dropped by the
New York; Giant and is no longer fast cnougrh for Ii;c leapruc companj ; V i!ie
Keeler, of the Giants, whose days n major league ball plsjer are numbered,
and Fred Clarke, of the Plttnlmrs: Pirates, -who has about rcnchcil thy end of
his career as a big Ieasrue ball play r.
bryo Mathewson, Cobbs, Speakers and j row playing who can sprint in that
"Wagners of the future. fast time? There are some, no doubt,
Seymour was a left handed pitcher, j who can, but they are keeping them
and if anyone ever made the ball talk J selves under cover.
Si was the man.. He lacked control,
j asion, a representeu oy one um .Luiuo
j has proved a worse fizzle than die
i Snnnisli firmnila of old. and. as DO'Ole
1 opponents for Johnson, Al Kaufman and J
Sam Langford stand fortn in an tneu
Each of these men has added o his
reputation since tne affair at Reno.
Kaufman has shouldered Austra'ian
Lang out of the running for the cham
pion stakes and Langford ha killed
two birds with one stone. He has dis
posed of his rival, Joe Jeanette, and has
silenced Jack Johnson, whose monot
onous croak for a year "go and lick Joe
Jeanette, Mr. Sam Larford, and then
I'll attend to you," has been heard N
The way Langford went for Jeanette
is testimony in a measure that Sam has
fooled valuable time away in another
short route bout.
In this instance he was impeled by a
double motive. He had to work out of
tK- fog in which his recent fiasco with
Kaufman left him. and he had to
squelch both Jeanette and Johnson at
one fell-swoop. He did nobly.
Langford Is Fit. '
Langford is in a good position now
to plague Johnson for a championship
"natch. There being no Mr. Jeanette,
Johnson may say ''go and lick Kauf
man, and then I'll meet you."
I'll be bound Sam will not be averse
to a tussle with big Al, and at tne same
time I disclaim all intention of throw
ing out a hint to the effect that I think
Langford will beat Kaufman.
All this talk of Langford being afraid
of Kaufman is bosh. I do not know the
real cause of the collapse of the Lang-ford-Kaufman
bout in Philadelphia, and
for that reason I don't believe the real
rcasop w!'I cvtr see t. light of news
paper publication. oodman Keeps
for the Examiner office with $2000 of
Langford's money in his pocket. He
let it be known through the sporting
columns of the daily papers that ne was
ready at any moment to meet John
son and make the bet.
"Mind you, too," said "Woodman,
"every dollar of this money belongs
to Sam Langford."
Johnson didn't put in an appearance
and gave no indication that his faitn
in Kaufman fighting abilities were as
strong as he wished to have it appear.
A Fight Presented.
The Kaufman-Langford fight was pre
vented by the authorities, opposition to
It having arisen when governor GH
iett declared that the .Tohnbon-Jeffries
bout couldn't take ptace in California.
June ii-n't very far back, however, and
I relate the incident simply to snow
that Langford Is not a'fraid of the con
sequences of a go with Al Kaufman. If
he were he would not be so ready to bet
$2000 of his own money on himself.
As matters stand. It almost looks as
though Kaufman and Langford should
fight it out for tne privilege of boxing
Johnson. Unless Langford takes a firm
stand in the case, lie is likely to be
snowed under, as the writing on the wall
plainly indicates that the way is being
paved for an affair between Kaufman
and Johnson. Not the least significant
circumstance is that Jack Johnson is
continually ringing Kaufman's praises
as a iong distance fighter. Judging by
the way Jack praises Kaufman and be
littles Langford one might think rnat
Langford is the man Johnson would
prefer to meet.
But don't you believe iL
Some Dope On Texas
By H. H.
Catcher Yantz, of the San Antonio
team, nas been drafted by Birmingham,
of the Southern league. The latter part
of the past season Yantz made an ex
ceptionally fine record. While his
regular nositlon wa"s that of catcher
he played shortstop, second and third
base and outfield, proving himself a
utility man of more than usual merit.
During the last two months of the sea
son he batted well over .300.
Kane May Go To El Paso.
It is understood El Paso is figuring
on adding Jerry Kane, who finished
the season with Houston, and Pop
Hornsby, wno was with the Southern
Atlantic league, to Its force. Both men
are now in Galveston and anxious for
a berth. They have been reconynended
to El Paso by Eli Kaphan, of Galves
ton. Kane did exceptionally fine work
for Houston after lie was canned by
Fort Worth. Hornsby also did good
work with the South Atlantic league.
He formerly pitched for San Antonio,
"Waco and Fort "Worth.
Blantling Shows Speed.
Blanding, the San Antonio twirler,
purchesed by Cleveland, got a workout
on Thursday and showed exceptlonally
fine form. He went the entire nine
innings for the Naps against Washing
ton and blanked that team, allowing
but six hits.
It is probable that it will be back
to Texas ior Pat Newnam, the Hous
ton first sacker who has been with
St. Louis for several months. He was
recently benched because he displayed
an attack of "hookworm."
Nayler, who worked out with Waco
a portion of the spring season, has been
signed by Dallas. He is an outfielder
and finished the season with the Wichi
ta Fails Irish lads. He is a big husky
fellow and bears a reputation not only
for hitting tne ball at opportune times
but being a fast all round man. He is
expected to develop into a strong man
in the Texas league. He is one of the
pickups of Charlie -Uoran, acknowledged
to be a great judge of baseball mater
ial. Texas Drucke witfc the New York
team as a pitcher, can be considered a
fixture. He hai? not shown particularly
brilliant this year as a pitcher but he
has worked steady, winning a few more
games than he lost- Considering he
is young, net fully developed and
that it is his first season in big league
company the record is good.
First Football Camp
For A. and M. College
By H. H.
At St. Louis R. H. E.
SL Louis 320 010 00X 6 S 4
New York 000 120 000 3 5 6
Batteries: Nelson and Killifer;
Vaughn, Fisher, Warhop and Criger.
Mullin and SchmldL
saying that thre i; something yet un- J Chicago 000 400
told to be divulged later, but the ! Rnstnn 000 000
R. H. E.
002 4 7 0
0001 4 3
on accornt of the smallness of his . & g -J" - v - I "5" "
hands, and that was the cause of his $
giving up pitching McGraw was the , STATISTICAL DOPC.
first to appr-eciate Seymour's ability as j (By Art Woods.) r
a fielder and batter and he was put j $
In center field on the Baltimore league. t "5,,l,r5',55,,fr5,
Si was one of the southpaw twirlers j
who were considered so erratic in their
Ox 6 6
Boston 000 000 000 0 i
enancrs are one in a thousand that Baterics: Walsh and Sullivan: Hunt,
Lai'gford's manager will ever unbosom Srnlth nnd rnrrie-an.
I liiirsrlf. Tf ivfll he a safer wnv to .
i make Langford extend himself fully for j
a while, and thus divert the attention
of the public from that Philadelphia Incident.
The A. & M. college has established
a new feautre in football practice. The
preliminary training of that squad this
year is being done at Seabrook on Gal
veston bay, a short distance from Hous
ton. It is customary for baseball play
ers to train away from their homes but
this is the first time in the United
States that a football team has adopted
such tactics. Coach Charlie Moran is
originator of the idea.
He considered the weather at College
Station a little too warm to put ta"
"Farmers" through heavy football prac
tice and suggeted the idea, of the estab
lishing a camp at Seabrook where the
cool breezes from the gulf iwould invig
orate the squad. This yvas adopted
and the football bovs are now living
! in tents and enjoying an outing. When
not practicing they enjoy themselves
I by swimming, boating and otner aqua-
The Training Table.
The men are kept strictly on train
ing diet and there is no 'monkey"
WIIEItE THEY PLAY TUESDAY.
ways on and off the ball field as to be
in a class by themselves. "Dupee" Show i
aiid Rube Waddell are specimens of the j
left hand freaks and they are not yet j
all dead yeL
A Speedy Runner.
Arlie Latham in his, "big day.'-" as a
ball player was one of the spdiest J
runners wno ever wore snoe piates.
The Giants' chief coach was not only
a daring, dashing base runner, but he
was a sprinter who did not fear to
tackle any of the professional runners.
A hundred yards in 10 1-8 wa- Lath
am's march, but he could negotiate the
distance in 10 flat if he was pushed too
hard. Latham could beat any playor in
the American association when he was
a member of the St. Louis Browns, un
der the management of Charley Co-
miskey, and he sought other fields to
"Billy" Sunday, the famous evange
list, was a member of Anson's Chicago
White Stockings at the time, and he
had the reputation of being the fast
est runner in the National league.
Latham was anxious to run a race with
his rival of the National organization,
and a match was arranged to take
place during one of the series for the
world's championship, both the Browns
and White Stockings having Avon the
pennants of their respective league.
Billy Sunday's Racing.
Sunday was built on racing lines. He
was a National runner. He did not have
to be educated on the sub jecL Latham
was shorter and stouter than Sundav,
but as game as a pebble, and he knew
more about the springing game than
did his -rival.
The race attracted lots of attention,
for the question of running supremacy
between the players had been long in
doubt and much talked about and ad
vertised. The players of both teams
with the exception of Sunday bet all
Cincinnati at Philadelphia.
Pittsburg at Boston.
Chicago at Brooklyn.
St. Louis at New York.
Philadelphia at Cleveland.
New York at Chicago.
Boston at St. Louis.
Chicago .' mo
New York 133
St. Louis 131
Now York 135
St. Louis 137
El Paso 44 v
Won Lost PcL
i9 41 .CS5
7S 55 .5S7
7S 57 .578
68 6.7 .504
69 6S .504
53 7S .105
53 81V .396
47 SS .348
Won Lost Pet.
94 41 .696
77 58 .570
75 60 .565
76 59 .5C3
62 74 .456
59 78 .431
55 80 .408
43 94 .314
Won Lost Pt t.
25 iy .568
26 20 .565
27 21 .563
20 26 .435
As to why I think Langford is not
afraid of Kaufman when all other
things are equal. The pair were matched
to box in San Francisco last June and
there was no question at that time as
t. both men having paid strict atten
tion to training. Kaufman was out In
I Johnson's camp at SerJl Rock, and Lang-
lord was in nls old quarters at .uiuetts.
Johnson and Langford were slang
whanging each other at that time and
Johnson gave out in an interview that
he would bnck Kaufman in the fight
that was to be for a couple of thous
and dollars. Directly the proposition
appeared in print Woodman made tracks
At St.Uoseph R. H. E.
Topeka 400 040 000 S 8 0
St. Joseph 030 000 130 7 1 6
Batteries: Ensley and Agnew; Hani
fan, Crutcher and Frambes.
At Omaha R. H. E.
Sioux City 100 002 OOx 3 4 0
Omaha 000 001 010 2 6 1
Batteries: OToole and Miller; Fent
ress and Gonding, Cadman.
business about training. The men are
out of bed at 6 oclock and train until
S oclock. There is then a rest until
11 oclock. Then comes an hour of study
of the new rules. Dinner is served at
12 oclock. From dinner until 2:30
oclock there is resL At 2:30 oclock
there is another recitation. From 4
until 6 oclock the hard training is
gone through. Supper is at 7 oclock
and everyone is in bed at 9:30 oclock
Those now in camp are Lambert and
Bateman, formerly of Peacock Military
academy, San Antonio; Slaton, former
ly of Austin college, Sherman; Ever
ett McAshan, of Houston, who attended
the Allen academy, Bryan; Dreiss, of
the San Antonio high school, wno was
a wonder at the high school day events
at the College Station meet last year;
Abbott, of Allen academy: Martellero,
a find whom Moran thinks will make
a big showing. Fletchim, the Indian,
and "Duch" Caesar Hohn, who both
made fine records last year, are also
on the ground.
Big League Baseball
the monev thy could rake and scrape CLEAN SPORTS DEFEAT
4 AMATEUR BASEBALL. ..
v 4- T -S- ! ! !
together on the result of the race. Sun- J
f"v never -would gamble, but he told
his friends that he thought he would
The-t was considerable jockeying
on the part of Latham at the post but
Sunday was not fooled into anv false
starts. The race was a beautv and won
by Sundav in an evelash finish that was
a heart breaker to Latham's backers.
T think the time was given out as 10
flat What baseball players are there
EAST EL PASO TKW
R. H E
Clean Sports l 4 2
East Fl Paso 0 2 2
The game was a pitchers' battle from
beginning lo end and went 14 innings.
Eaen pitcher was given good support.
Batteries Lyman and W. Brady; HiU
Strikeouts Lyman, 12; Hill. 9.
1 SksSSXftj 1
I PW f..t.. I f, t .. i " '.,Yr..: V?S" Tl BTfffTT , "
000 S 12
030 5 11
Wichita 200 015
Denver 000 101
Batteries: Jackson and Shaw;
Schreiber, Harris, Hagerman and Weav
At Des Moines R. H. E.
Lincoln 000 004 002 6 9 0
Des Moines 012 000 000 3 S 2
Batteries: Hagerman and Kruger;
Owen, Byersdorff and Clemmons.
At Los Angeles R. H. E.
Los Angeles 7 10 1
Oakland 5 6 4
Batteries: Thorsen. Nagle and H.
Smith: Decaniere and Thomas.
ftorprnn game: R. H. E.
Los Angeles 3 6 2
Oaklamt 4 8 -
Batteries: Criger and Orendorff ; Mo
ser, Lively and Mitze.
At San Francisco R. H. E.
Vernon 4 7 1
San Francisco 0 5 3
Batteries: Brackenridge and Brown;
Eastley and Williams.
Afternoon game: R. H. E.
San Francisco 4 S 2
Vernon 3 9 4
Willett. Raleigh and Brown.
Batteries: Henley and Berry; HiU,
At San Francisco
Batteries: Boice. Bloomfield
Murray; Pape and Spisman.
Pc rtland 5
j Batteries: Steen and Fisher; Arrel
I lanes, Fitzgerald and LaLonge.
R. H. E.
..S 13 1
R. H. E.
.10 S 3
.1 7 5
Matinees, Wed., Sat., Sun. Happpy Hour
.Sam Langford. the negro pugilist,
who recently defeated his old time ne
gro opponent. Toe Jeanett-, after a hard
l." round battle before the Armory
Athletic club in Boston.
ROSWELL SECIRES JOHNSON,
THE CRACK DALLAS PITCHER
Roswell, N. M., Sept. 19. A. Rankin
Johnson, a pitcher of the Dallas team
In the Texas league, will be here today
and will spend the rest of the season
with the Roswell Invlncibles.
Matinee-, "S ed , Sat, Srni. Happpj Hojr
At New York First game R.H. E.
St. Louis. ...0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00 0 4 0
New York..O 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 x 1 5 1
Batteries: SL Louis, Hearn and
Phelps: New York, Wiltse and Meyers.
Umpires: Johnstone and O'Day.
At N. Y. Second game R. H. E.
St. Louis... 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 5
New York..l 2 0 7 0 10 0 x 11 12 2
Batteries: SL Louis, Golden, Albert,
Phelps and Bliss; New York, Ames,
Drucke. Marquandt Schlei and Meyers.
Umpires: O'Day and Johnstone.
At Brooklyn First game R.H. E.
Chicago 0 0000041 0 5 15 3
Brooklyn. ...10200000 0 3 5 0
Batteries: Chicago, Reulbach and
Kling; Brooklyn, Barger ant Borgen.
Umpires: Klem and Kane.
At Brooklyn Second game R. H. E.
Chicago. ..0 00020000 0 2 S 1
Brooklyn 200000000 1 3 S 2
Batteries: Chicago, Cole and Kling;
Brooklyn, Scanlon and Miller.
Umpires: Klem and Kane.
At SL Louis R.H.E.
New York... 2 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 5 10 3
SL Louis... 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 1 5 3
Batteries: New York. Ford and
Sweeney; SL Louis, Mitchell, Malloy and
At Cleveland R.H. E.
Washington 00200000 0 2 S 0
Cleveland. .10000204 x 7 15 1
Batteries: "Washington, Groome and
Street; Cleveland, Kaler and Land.
Umpires: Dineen and Perrina.
At Boston R. H. E.
Pittsburg.. 01011100 04 S 1
Boston 0 0011003 x 5 11 1
Batteries: Pittsburg, Camnltz and
Gibson: Boston, Ferguson and Rariden.
Umpires: Brennan and Eason,
At Philadelphia R.H. E.
Cincinnati. ..2 1002201 0 S 9 1
Philadelphia 00020100 0 3 9' 3
Batteries: Cincinnati, Rowan and
McLean; Philadelphia, Ewing and Mo
ran. Umpires: Rigler and Emslie.
At Chicago R. H. E.
Boston 10010010 Q 3 C 3
Chicago. . ..4 0000000 x 4 3 3
Batteries: Boston, Karger and Carrl
gan: Chicago, Scott, Karger and Carrl
livan. Umpires: Egan and Sheridan.
At Detroit R. H. E.
Phila 0 0011100 0 3 9 3
Detroit. ...0 1021402 x 10 14 3
Batteries: Philadelphia, Krause and
Livingstone; Detroit, Summers and
Umpires: Evans and Collif lower,
At Sacra. First game R.H. B.
Portland 6 12 9
Sacramento 4 12 1
Batferies: Portland, Krapp, Steen,
Gregg and Fisher; Sacramento, Whalen
At Sacra. Second game R. H. E.
Portland 4 5 0
Sacramento 1 4 1
Batteries: Portland, Gregg and
Fisher; Sacramento, Nourse and Spies
man. Called in fifth; time UmiL
At San Francisco R. H. E.
Vernon 6 11 5
San Francisco 7 12 4
Batteries: Vernon. Raleigh and
Brown; San Francisco, Mitchell and
At Los Angeles
Los Angeles ,
3 5 2
". 5 11 1
and Mitze: Los Angeles. Castleton, Cri
ger and Orendorff.
At Lincoln R. II. ".
Lincoln. . ..0 0000020 x 2 7 1
Des Moines.. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Batteries: Lincoln, IZnayp and Ru
ger; Des Moines, Mitchell and Cltm-mons.
At Denver R. H. E.
Wichita 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1
Denver. 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 6 0
Batteries: Wichita. McHeson and
Shaw; Denver, Olmsted and Weaver.
Matinee?. Wed , feat., Sun. Happpy Hour