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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, "NOVEMBER 17, 1911.
BALL TEAM HERE
Hall Chase of New York
Held to Be the Greatest
of First Basemen.
COLLINS AND LAJOIE TIE
Both of Latter Said by Magazine to
Jle Rivals for Classiest Per
formance at Second.
The Baseball Magazine for Decem
ber prints the following dope on an
All-America ball team:
ALL-AMERICAN LEAGUE TEAM.
First base. Chase, New York; sec
ond base, Collins, Philadelphia.;
6hortstop, Bush, Detroit; third base.
Baker, Philadelphia; left Seld,
Crawford, Detroit; center field,
Cobb, Detroit; right field, Jackson,
Cleveland; catchers, Thomaa of
Philadelphia. Carrigan of Boston and
Stanage of Detroit ; pitchers, John
son of Washington. Walsh of Chi
cago, Gregg of Cleveland, Bender of
Philadelphia and Coombs of Phila
delphia. ALL-NATIONAL LEAGUE TEAM.
First base, Daubert. Brooklyn;
second base, Doyle, New York; short
stop, Wagner. Pittsburgh; third
base, Lobert, Philadelphia; left field,
Clarke, Pittsburgh; center field.
Donlin. Boston: right field. Schulte.
Cnlcago: catchers, Bresnahan of St.
Louis, Dooin of Philadelphia, Meyers
of New York and Archer of Chicago;
pitchers. Mathewson of New York,
Prof. 0. F.
Marquard of New Tort, Alexander
of Philadelphia and Rucker of
First base. Chase, American; sec
ond base. Collins. American; short
stop, Wagner, National; third base.
Baker, American; left field, Clarke,
National; center field. Cobb, Ameri
can: right field, Jackson, American;
catchers, Bresnahan of National,
Dooin of National. Meyer of Na
tional. Thomaa of American; pitch
ers, Mathewson of National, Johnson
of American, Alexander of National.
Gregg of American. Rucker of Na
tional, Walsh of American.
Some positions in the American
league diamond are occupied by a
star of such commanding brillance
that there could be no possible doubt
of his deserving a place on the All
Aroerican league team. Such is the
case In regard to three infield posi
tions and all the outfield positions
Chase of the New York Americans
Is clearly in a class by himself. He
Is not only the leading first baseman
in the game today, but is usually
considered the greatest first base
man of all time. He is clearly en
titled to first choice on the initial
At second base two stars of sur
passing brilliance are pitted against
each other. These stars are Eddie
Collins of Philadelphia and Napoleon
Iajoie of Cleveland. Collins is not
only a consummate fielder and tre
mendously effective batter, but is also
one of the speediest men on bases, and
admittedly one of the brainiest players
on the diamond. Although it seems
hardly fair to Lajoie. in view of his
marvelous record, still the preference I
must go to Edward Collins as first ,
choice for the second base position in
the American league.
B KF.R THIRD STAR.
At third base Baker of the Philadel
phias is clearly entitled to first choice.
Lord of Chicago is the only man who
could dispute with him for this posi
tion. And while Lord is perhaps a
shade Baker's superior as a fielder, al
though there is little to choose be
tween them on this point, he has not
been the tower of strength to his
team that Baker has been all through
the season to the Athletics. Baker's
batting has been one of the most for
midable factors in the success of the
At shortstop a curious situation pre
sents itself. Boston has had a con
stant shifting of shortstops. So also
has Chicago and several other of the
American league teams. Wallace of
St. Louis. Bush of Detroit and Knight,
who has played third and short for
New York, seemed to have a call over
all others. While Bush of Detroit has
batted for only .229, a remarkably low
average for an inflelder on an All
American nine, nevertheless, his mar
velous work as a fielder and his super
lative ability as a run-getter is shown
by the face that he scored 125 runs.
His all-round effectiveness on the Tiger
team clearly entitles him In our opin
ion to first choice at shortstop.
The outfield of the American league
fairly glitters with stars. In center
field, although there is great competi-
FOR 300 GOLF CLUBS
Purusant to a resolution passed
by the executive committee of the
United States Qott association at a
meeting held Oct. 11 at Baltnsrol,
N. J., the officials have started the
big task of handicapping the mem
bers of the 324 clubs allied or asso
ciated with, the national body.
Secretary R. C. Watson has issued
a handicap report on which the
clubs are asked to report their club
ratings, based on par, of all players
v hose handicaps are six strokes or
under. It would be a big task to
rate every player, but with the lead
ing players rated it is an easy mat
ter to compute the handicaps of
those with ratings over six strokes.
The official par table differs only
a trifle from that used by the West
ern Golf association, the figures be
ing as follows: Up to 225 yards, par
is 3; 226 to 425 yards, par Is 4
iZ6 to 600 yards, par is 5: 601
yards and upwards, par is 6.
Par is described as perfect play
without flukes and under ordinary
weather conditions, allowing two
strokes on each putting green. In
making this ruling the U. S. G. A.
Las blended par and bogey. In com
puting figures nnder the new U. S.
G. A. table, the par rating given in
the table is not arbitrary and offi
cials of clubs are notified to make
allowances for the lay of the ground.
the severity of the hazards, and oth
er factors that might add to the dif
ficulty or the hole. In making any
rating which differs from the set fig
ures of the table the clubs are asked
to state the reason for such divergence.
The handicap committee for the
U. S. G. A. has wisely abolished half
strokes, which often lead to confu
sion. Leighton Calkins, a former
member of the executive committee
cf the national body, generously has
given the U. S. G. A. permission to
i.se his handicap table, which has
been used by the Metropolitan Golf
association for several seasons. The
main feature of the Calkins system
is that not only is the good player
landicapped because he is a gooc"
player but that the bad player also
If handicapped because he is a bad
player. The object is to put all
players on the same level and if ar
allowance of a certain number oi
strokes is to be made to the less
skillful player because he cannot
play as well, some allowance must
be made to the more skillful player
because he cannot improve as much.
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Speaker of Boston, Cobb is admittedly
not only the greatest center fielder, but
the greatest player in the game today.
There is no doubt of his preeminent
right to first choice in this position
against all comers.
In right field, among several sterling
performers, the work of Sam Crawford
of Detroit and Joe Jackson of Cleve
land is unexampled. Crawford scored
109 runs, made 213 hits and stole 3C
bases. His batting average Is .372. In
any normal season this would carry
him head and shoulder above all com
petitors, but Jackson has surpassed
him here with 127 runs. 231 hits, 42
stolen bases, and the marvelous bat
ting average of .405 Jackson is first
choice for the position of right field.
In loft field, however, there is no
such display of stellar strength. So
! weak is this position compared with
I center and right field, we cannot do
otherwise than put Crawford in left
field. He is far too pood a man to
leave off the team. lie is the best
third choice after Cobb and Jackson
DOY1.E STANDS Ot T.
In the National league, Daubert of
Brooklyn is clearly entPIed to first
choice on the initial pack. Hp is a
brilliant fielder, often called the second
Hal Chase, is a consistent hitter, and
a good base stonier. Doyle of New
York, for h:s ail-round aggressive, play,
his heavy hi'ting. and general effect
iveness. Is entitled to second base po
sition. Wagner of Pittsburg is still
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the only log-cal cont nder for short
stop honors. At third thre is room
for much difference cf opinion, though
ably superior to Bush In all-round ef
fectiveness as shortstop. Baker, on
the other hand, as clearly outclasses
lng it to an even half-dozen, several
brilliant twirlers muBt of neceasity be
crowded out. Mathewson ia sure of a
place, fso also la Johnson and Walsh
"t the American league.
We would, however, value the all-
round work of Alexander aa superior
; Ilerzcg of the Oiar.ts and Jxsbert of Lobert on third. Cobb,' in center
I the Ph. Hies deserve the most consider-1 field, is in a class by himself. Although
latjon. Herzos if a briiliaint fielder, ajthe Chalmers commission, composed of
j fast l.-ase runner, and a j-'ood hittT. i wme of the p-aeli:it authorities in
! But he is hardly as dependable as an j baseball, gave Schulte in right field,
: All-N'ational i hoice should be. and we the distinction of beinc the most vaI-
i would give Iyjbert the preference by ! uable player in tbo National league, hia tH lhat of Mar''uar1 ,n enera ffe
' a small margin. i record cannot be compared to that of ,veness- -Marfjuaru, when right. Is un-
i In 1 ft fi. ld Clarke i f Pittsburgh has ! Jackson of Cleveland. Schulte batted ! Bur P;uis"d- ''ut he iB rather erratic,
'few clo?e rivals. The sane may be for .ZT,, Jackson for .403. Tbe differ-1 A1''xaIider is on the wLole. to W"e
: raid of Schulte for rieht field. He was ence of an even hundred points is too i f'rr' d- aJ80- 'n " opinion, ia
! the man chosen by the Chalmers com-; gr-at to be considered. SchuPe scored ! K!,ck'r of Ilrook,Jrn- WHh 8 team 1Ike
mission as the most valuable man in: V:i runs, Jackson 127. Schulte made!,h'' Gla(nt3 I''nd him. we believe that
. vti,,-! 1. i it.', bits .lackfcoti f?.i ,-h.,it t,.i. ! Kuer record would suffer in com-
NATIONAL i:K A T fEVTEK.
lf bases. Jackson 42.
! While center field in the American j s,ar n lhe rinht field position.
: leatrue is overloaded with stars, in the! (LARke kok i.t;FT.
j National league it is a comparatively ' In left field, although Clarke's record
j weak epot in the lineup- Hofman cf is not so conspicuously brilliant as that
! Chicaco. who played, the position fco ' of Crawford, nevertheless, we will elve
! ably last year, had a heavy batting ' him the preference. In the first place !
Jackson is the I '"'" "reg or uieveiana
nun es'aonahed too good a record to
Our selection may be criticized se
verely in that we have made place for
none of the three marvelous pitchers
i on the Athletic team. They are all
fcood superlatively good so also In
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of the running. Snodgrass of New ; ford plays naturaily in the right field. ' T 1'rouI1V e.
York also suffered heavily in tn:s re-. In the second place Clarke, for hi. all-! Zr "h ? ! i
spect. and all things considered, we'rou.d ability as a manoger. as well as T ' val,h0UKh v,here ' "ttle to I
would give our old friend. Mike Doc i a player, must be considered to be the h0e h"" ,hem nd thos !
batted .3 2 7 in l'.ilO and was the best
base runner in his league.
Cleveland, Nov. 17. It I report
ed here that Charles W. Homers,
owner of the Cleveland American
league team, has acfjuin-d the Inter
est of President W. It. Armour In
the Toledo American association
club. .Mr. Homers refuses to con
firm or deny the rumor. The rumor
has It that Ceoiyre Stovall, who has
been succeeded by Harry Davis as
manager of the local dub in to have
charge of the Toledo team.
Decatur Herald: Harry Bay is to bo
manager of the Bloonjinzt on Three-
Kye league team next nation, and they
are out for the money good and plenty.
But Ed Holland's pocketbook doesn't
feel nearly so fiat now as it did while
they -were thinking of forcing him to
dispose of the club at bargain figures
lin, preference. This is Judging Lis ; more valuable man of the two.
. work solely at th close of the season ! In the catching department, Bresna-
He came back, and came back strongly i ban, Dooin and Meyers in the National
both in fielding and batting, and had ' league cannot be overlooked. They
he opened the season instead of beak- j outclassed in general effectiveness any
ing In at the middle, there is lit'le j of the catchers in the American league,
doubt he would have acquitted himself j In fact, the only catcher in the Ameri
even more creditably. can league who could be consistently
For All-American honors, we must j compared with these sterling backstops
! prefer Chase to Daubert for first base, is Thomas of the Athletics.
! Collins is clearly superior to Doyle at The pitching department pre6ents a
All the news all the time.-Argug.
nave mentioned, we must, neverth
less, give a slight preference to the six
pitchers of our choice.
f Continued from Para Three.)
Central league club will be In charge
of Frank Shaughnessy, a former
Notre Dame player. He was drafted
from Ro&noks K v Vnrt Wovn A
i second base. Wagner is unquestion- j problem of difficulty ia that, by limit-j has accepted terms. Shaughnessey
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