NEW BRITAIN DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 1914.
3est and Most Accurate Sporting News of the . Day.
Columbia Rowing Chief, Who ! HAGEE'S SMASHES
TRAILING THE PENNANT CHASERS
BEFORE NEW VMS
ChanGe's Hirelings Batter Slants
of Bush and Boardman.
.' New York. April 1 5. No baseball
team that has been mustered In the
American league to represent New
York ever made as dashing a start
ar, did the team of Frank Chance at
the Polo Grounds yesterday. The
i American league pennant season here
began with a fine victory for the New
York?. The home players, from top
to bottom of the batting order, waled
Into 'the ruissant Athletics from the
drop of, the hat and scourged those
cocks of the baseball walk by the de
cisive score of 8 to 2. The score:
i , r. h. e.
Philadelphia 001000010 'z 5
New York .. 40003001 8 13 3
Batteries) -Bush, . Boardman and
Rchang and) , Lapp; McHale 'and!
..-'. , Johnson's Own Run ' Enough.
Boston, April 15.- Walter Johnson,
pitched the opening game of the sea
son for the Senators yesterday, conse
ouently the Red Sox were shut out,
8 to 0. 'Johnson held Boston hitless
until the sixth inning, when Carrigan
sent 'atiner to center. Two singles
v.-ere bunched in the seventh by the
Sex, but It didn't do any good. The
r. h. e.
Washington .... 003000000 3 7 3
Boston 000000000 0 r 3
Batteries -Johnson and Alnsmith:
i Collins, .Kelly and Carrigan. ,
Scott IAts; Mitchell Falls.
Chicago. April is. The White Sox
drove Mitchell' from the slab in the
seventh inning yesterday and won the
opening game from, the Naps, 5 to 2.
It was quite' a: (pitchers'' battle between
Scott and Mitchell until the latter ex
'.. ploded." "-Both teams were scoreless
until the sixth, -when : a' double by
Jackson, an intentional pass to Lajoie
and a 'triple to Graney gave the Naps
two runs.; .Iri . the seventh- Chase
valked, Collins doubled and Bodie
;'. singled. Schalk drove a sacrifice fly to
; 'Craney, the latter making a wonder
ful one hand catch. Daly,' a recruit,
- doubled. The latter .went in -'as a
pinch hitter and just about won a. job;
for the season. Blanding thenv re--
lif yed Mitchell and the Sox found, him
for a couple more runs in the eighth.
The score: .. '
:'"' ' '' v r. h. o..
C Cleveland; '. 000002000 2 R o
, Chicago . .-. .:. 00000032 5 A 7 1
.Batteries Mitchell. Blanding and'
, Burningham . and O'Neil; Scott and
Schalk. ...'' . -
. Cobb Does' Rouble .Service, .
) " Detroit,' April 1 5. -The American
league baseball lid - was pried off here'
yesterday, , , and after .... struggling
through twelve gruelling scoreless in-
; nings theSt. Louis Browns succeeded
in getting two men around in the thir
teenth inning.' Wallace opened the
hood 00 frame for the Browns with a'
pretty triple and scored on Agnew's
Texas leaguer. The catcher went to
third on , a wild throw by Stanage.
Bush's return throw got away from
1 Caus,! who had relieved Dubuc, and
Agnew scored. '
It looked to the Tigers like a lost
l-lrjis when they went to bat in their
j" half, which Bush opened with a single.
Eauman walked. This brought up
Cobb, who up to this time hM done
nothing with the stick, but upon this
Occasion he met the ball for a three
bugger, .scoring Bush and Bauman.
' Veach sent a fly to Shotten, but a sen
sational sprint on the part of Cobb
beat the throw to the plate and scored
the winning run. , .
Dubuc injured his knee anil was
compelled to leave. .the game in the
thirteenth Inning. The score: "
r. h. t
St. Louis ... 000000,0000002 2 S 0
Detroit .... ftOOOOOOOOoOOS 3 S 5
Batteries: Weehnari, James and Ag
new and Crossin; Pubec, Clauss and
Stanage. ' ' ' ' ,
ORDERED TO TRAINING TABLE.
Coach Rice Gives Columbia Crews
a Brier Itest FirsA, However.
New York, April 15. After a stren
uous spell . on the water during the
Easter holidays Coach Jim Rice gave
his Columbia crews a brief respite,
yesterday afternoon by cancelling' the
trip to Edge water, N. J., and cut
ting down the day's work to a five
mile pull In the crew room. The
crews went into stricter training last
night. A training table was selected
at the Columbia commons and the
entire squad will eat there from now
. . It the chill in the air is absent to-day
the Blue and White oarsmen will
return to th river. The rowing will
,,not be extended over ten miles a day,
"however, until May arrives, as the
men are In shape and do not need the
Jong pulls ' for a " whlfe, in ; Rice's
. opinion. . ', ' .
83 Church Street
Philadelphia 10, New York 1.
Brooklyn 8, Boston 2.
SI. I ami is 2, Pittsburg 1.
Cincinnati .10, Chicago 1.
STANDING OF CLUBS.
Won Ixst P. C.
Philadelphia 1 0 1.000
Brooklyn 1 0 1.000
St. tout 1 0 1.000
Cincinnati 1 O 1.000
New York . 0 1 .000
Boston ...'., 0 1 .000
Pittsburg ....... 0 1 .000
Clilrago 0 1 .000
New York at Philadelphia,.
Hoston at Brooklyn.
littsburg at St. Louis.
Chicago at Cincinnati.
SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE.
Columbus 2, Macon 1.
Macon 2, Columbus 0 (called
in seventh inning, rain).
Jacksonville 5, Albany 3.
.Savannah 8, Columbia 4.'
Rebel From Phillies" CaJiip Performs
Brilliantly For Brookfeds
Pittsburg, April 15. The Brooklyn
Federal league team defeated the
Pittsburg Rebels by a score of 1 to
0 in the opening game of the Federal
league season here yesterday. The at
tendance was about 14,000 and the
saw thrills enough to suit the aver
age fan! The young Brooklyn left
fielder, Cooper, who was taken by
stealth from John McGraw, went into
the crowd several times for fly balls
and generally came up with the
sphere in his hands.
Tom Seaton was invincible all the
way. He had his curve ball working
and the home men nearly broke their
backs trying to place the ball safe
ly. Elmer Knetzer, the former
Dodger, who pitched for Pittsburg,
was unfortunate in the tenth inning,
when he and his infield wavered for
a moment, just long enough to lei
the Tip Tops came under the
wire first. In the fatal tenth Hof
man Walked. Then Capt. Oakes or
dered Knetzer to walk Murphy, who
looked dangerous. Besides. Wester
zitl had, been easy for Knetzer. But
this time he hit between McDonald's
legs for a single, scoring Hofman
with the only run of the game.
Brooklyn .000000000 11
Pittsburtr .000000000 0 0
and ' Owens;
Knetzer and Berry.',
Latest War Photos Snapped
On Both Sides of the "Border
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V.VJUA'S IMFAHTRY ON
g'LOAPlno U.S. ARMY
Fort Bliss, Tex., April 13. Uncle
h'am's troops are in excellent shape on
the border to enforce pacificatory
measures on the Mexican sld6 ..when
necessary. A total of about 20,000
." - . '- , -
Brooklyn 1, Pittsburg 0.
STANDING OF CLUBS.
Won Lost P. C.
. 1 O 1.000
1 0 1.000
0 t .000
0 1 .000
o 0 .000
0 0 .000
Chicago O O
St. Louis O O
Brooklyn at Pittsburg.
Buffalo nt Baltimore.
Beaum6nt 9, San Antonio 2.
Dallas 2, Austin 1.
Galveston , Houston 1.
Waco 8, Forth Worth 6.
1IANN OUT OF COLUMBIA TEAM.
Ex-Crimson Captain Will Not Play
Against Holy Cross Today.
New York, April 15. The an
nouncement yesterday that Charlie
Hann, the former Harvard first base
man, had injured a bone in his right
ankle and would be out of the Co
lumbia lineup, in today's game with
Holy Cross at South field did not de
press Head Coach Lush much. Lush
said that the team was in such fine
fettle, that Hann could be spared to
rest up a few days without a defeat
resulting from the move.
Buncke, who hit so well in the
Penn series at Atlantic City, will
move .from right field to first base.
It . will not be new to him, as he
played 1 the position' part of last sea
son. Danny Meehan has been show
ing so much improvement in his few
days' practice that he probably will
play in the outfield today., Coogan,
the former Georgetown man, will not
play, as he has not been declared eli
gible as yet. Jim O'Neale will start
in the box for Columbia and Coach
Coakley says the slim youth is still
in winning form.
FLYNN IN NEW ROLE. v
Maurice B. ("Lefty) Flynn, the
.famous Yale fullback, has been elect
ed a member of . the New York A. C.
He is a possibility for the all-around
athletic championship. Before he
became a pigskin chaser "Lefty" was
a good hurdler and shot-putter. On
account- of his strength and speed the
experts believe "Lefty" can be de
veloped into one of the best all
around me in the world. He will
be eligible to represent the Mercury
Foot in the junior championships in
both the metropolitan and national
MKlCH - w4ey Hu,,,t wJ
PACK riuLt '
of our soldiers are now protecting the
American boundary. The illustration
shows pack horses carrying fodder for
the cavalry horses, and also a view of
Villa's rebel soldiers on the march
New York 8, Philadelphia 2.
Washington 3, Boston O.
Chicago 5, Cleveland 2.
Detroit 3, St. IxmiIs 2 (13 in
nings). STANDING OF CLUBS.
Won liost P. C.
New York 1 O 1.000
Washington 1 0 1.000
C hicago 1 0 1.000
Detroit '. . 1 . 0 1.000
Philadelphia . . . . 0 1 .000
Boston 0 1 .000
Cleveland O 1' .000
St. Iyouis 0 1 .000
Philadelphia nt New Y'ork.
Washington at Boston.
Cleveland at Chicago.
St. Louis at Boston.
Chattanooga 3, Memphis 0
(called in sixth inning, rain).
Mobile. 7, Birmingham 5.
New Orleans 3, Montgomery 0
French Lion Tamer Disposes of
Mitchell in Opening Round.
Paris, April 15. George S. Mitch
ell, the amateur heavyweight cham
pion of North England, was knocked
out last night by the French cham
pion, Georges Carpentier, in the first
round after one minute, and 35 sec
onds" of fighting. At that, he man
aged to last twenty-two seconds long
er against the French man than djd
Bombardier Wells in his bout, with
Carpentier at the National Sporting
club in London a few months ago.
Mitchell is the nephew of P. H. 111
igworth, the chief liberal whip in
the British parliament and hails from
Bradford. He stands six feet three
inches, and weighs 177 pounds about
the same weight, as Carpentier. He
had the advantage, however, of hlb
great height and reach.
in the single round of the fight,
Carpentier knocked the Englishman
down five times. Four times he' man
aged to get to his feet after the
count of nine, but on the fifth knock
down the referee counted only as far
as six and then said:
"Gentlemen, the fight la over. This
man has had enough."
Mitchell entered the contest, he
said, in advance, with no idea of
beating Carpentier, he was merely cu
rious to see how long he could last.
He displayed pluck and managed
to land one or two blows on the
Frenchman's chest and shoulders.
.Before he was finally disposed of, he
essayed one vicious swing which
would doubtless have knocked , out
the Frenchman, but it failed to find
the mark by a fraction of an inch.
The geniuine sporting ( nature of the
match and Mitchell's modesty
aroused great interest in England and
France, and the gymnasium where
the . contest took place was crowded
to the doors. , ' .
CONNECTICUT PLAYERS SIGN.
. Banbury, April 15. A large num
ber of Connecticut ball tossers have
signed, up in the new Atlantic league,
of which Danbury Is a member. Man
ager Ernest C. Landgraf of the Dan
bury club has on his staff of pitchers
Mat Lathrop, who,, last year played
with the Hartford Majors. Lathrop
pitched for the Richmond, Va., club
in 1911, and for the Charleston. W.
Va., team in 1912. Manager William
McCabe of the Poughkeepsie, N. Y.,
team has signed as pitcher Chick
Evans of Hartford, who was formerly
in ( the Connecticut league. He has a
record of having shut out Bridgeport
without a batsman reaching first.
PLANTERS DOWN GRAYS.
New London, April 15. Timely hit
ting by the local club defeated the
Providence team of the International
league here yesterday by a score of
5 to 2. Orover, who twirled for the
visitors, was touched up for eleven
hits, practically all coming at the op
portune moment. The local pitchers
were tight at all times and at no
time did the Grays threaten to take
the game away from the Planters.
Score by innings;
r. h. e.
Providence .0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 7 2
New London 00202100 x 5 11 0
Batteries Reitmeyer, Gaston and
Shepard, Grover; Ahearn, Oaniels,
Greenwell and Radebaugh. Umpire,
CREW IS COMMENDED.
Washington. April 16. Secretary
Daniels today addressed a. letter to
the commanding officer of the U. S. S.
Jupiter commending the eight mem
bers of .the crew of the vessel who,
at the risk of their own lives, saved
the lives of several shipmates who
had been overcome by fumes of coal
gas while in the ship's hold.
Has Strong Crew This Year
Captain Hodsell of the Columbia
varsity eight oared, crew has had his.
men out on the Hudson river every
day for about two weeks training for
the season's big events. Of course
Errors Help Harvard Win.
Cambridge, Mass., April IB. Har
vard beat Bowdoin, 5 to 1. in a light
hitting game yesterday, the visitors
playing loosely in their opening game
of the year and their errors opening
the way for all of the Crimson's runs.
Frye was hit hard In spots, but fine
fielding, notably that of Nash and
Frlpp, prevented the Maine collegians
from doing more damage. Third
Baseman McElwee of Bowdoin played
a whirlwind game, accepting all of
his ten chances, most of them being
difficult. The score:
r. h. e.
Bowdoin ...00000100 0 1 7 7
Harvard ...000. 0 1202 5 8 1
Batteries Knight and LaCarce;
Frye and Waterman
Brown Master of Situation,
v Norfolk. Va., April 15. Pitcher
Brown showing control and speed,
Yale had no trouble in defeating
Catholic University by a Bcore of 6
to 2. The game was .called at the
close of the eighth inning to permit
the Yale team to catch outgoing
steamer for New York. The score:
'. r. h. . e.
Yale .00600000-6 5 2
Catholic Unlversity.l 0000001 2 7 4
Batteries Brown , ' and Hunter;
Crocker and Zachary.
King Kelly Holds Sway
Washington, April 15. Fordham
was beaten easily by Georgetown, score
5 to 0. King Kelly of the locals al-
lowed only two hits, and the
Yorkers were unable to get a
RELLER BACK AT CORNELL.
Crack Sprinter, After Operation
Rendy to Resume Training.
Ithaca, April 15. Andy Reller,
Cornell's crack- sprinter, has resumed
his studies at the university and it
Is hoped that he will come out for
the track team within , a few weeks.
Reller has returned from his home in
St. Louis, where he went for an oper
ation for mastoiditis in February.
Reller will run only in the 300 yard
dash this spring, and it is not ex
pected that he will take part in more
than one dual meet. He will save his
strength for the intercollegiates.
Jack Moakley picks twenty-seven
men for the track . training table as
Capt. Shelton, Brodt, Caldwell.
Fritz. Halsted, Munns, Brown, Inger
soll, Lahr, McCutcheon, Mehaffy, Mil
ton. Morrison, , Speiden, Van Kennen.
Cady, Hoffmire, Irish. Lewis, Lukens,
Millard. . Newman, P6tter, Souder,
Starr, Van Winkle and Warner.
"POP" FOSTER IS FREE.
New York, April 15. All rumors as
to wether Pop Foster would be back
were set at rest yesterday by Man
ager Connell. Connell said that the
veteran had not been sent a contract
, for the 1914 campaign and Is there
fore a free agent. Foster,, plans to
play ball another year before retiring
and may possibly sign with another
club in the Eastern circuit. Foster
was one of the pioneers of the old
Connecticut league and also per
formed with the New York and Wash
ington under the big tent. He was
purchased by the w Haven club
three years ago from Holyoke.
the national collegiate regatta at
Poughkeepsie, N. Y-, is the chief ob
jective point of the training opera
tions. Columbia's crew is said to be
unusually strong this year.
as far as second base. The score:
1 r. h. e
Fordham ...00000000 0 0 2 2
Georgetown , 11000030 5 8 1
Batteries-Marinun and Vivlano;
Kelly and Weems.
Holy Cross Wins Big Game.
Jersey City, April 15. Holy Cross
defeated Seton Hall yesterday after
noon ,in the teams' annual conflict, at
the grounds of the Jersey City club
by a score of 2 to 1. in ten Innings.
r. h- e.
Holy Cross ... .1000000001 2 11 1
Seton Hall 0000000100 l" 4 1
Batteries McManus and. Carroll;
Hayes and Fish.
Virginia Noses Out Johns Hopkins.
Charlottesville, Va., April 15. In a
ten Inning game, finished In a drizz
ling rain, Virginia defeated Johns
Hopkins, 6 to 5. Calloway, a fresh
man, held the. visitors to two hits but
received poor support in the early In
nings. The score:
Hopkins . . .2100200000 5
Batteries Calloway and
Triester, Sylvester and Rice.
Generals Get Load and Keep It.
Lexington. Va, April 15. Wash
ington and Lee defeated St.. John's, 5
to 1, in a six. Inning game called on
account of rain. The Generals took,
the lead early In the game and held it
to the finish. Llle pitched a splendid
game. The score:
r. h. e.
W. and L 1 1 0 0 2 15 7. 3
St. Johns ... 0 0 1 0 0 01 2 6
Batteries Llle and Donahue; Stev
ens, Matthews and Noble.
In Every Way and AH Ways
Connecticut's Leading Brews.
Are you enjoying them in
Cafe, Home and Club?
BREWED IN HARTFORD, CONN.
Hubert Fischer Brewery
Ou lap at Charles II. Dehnt, George
But Worst of A I They Help Defeat
Philadelphia, April 15 The Hd wag
lifted on the baseball season here yes-
terday with a 10 to 1 victory by the
Phillies over their ancient and usual
ly successful rivals, the "Giants of
New York. R was Just one of those
Instances when the Quakers caught
Hube Marquard not at his best- They
clouted him hard in three of the in
nings and through the medium of
two home runs by Capt. Magee, with
drives into the left field bleachers,
aided and abetted by a three bae
smash by Gavvy Cravath, the gamv
was put beyond recall In the seventh
session. With one down In the sev
enth Iarry Doyle called for Art
Fromme, who had been warming up
on the side lines. Then the run get
ting ceased. It had ceased for the
Giants after the third liinlng, when
the only run annexed by the New
Yorkers was due to a muffed fly by
Cravath. The score:
r. h e.
New York 001000000 1 7 0
Philadelphia .. 00020440 10 13 1
Batteries Marquard. Fromme and
Meyers; Alexander and KUlifer.
Wilson Beats Old Mates.
St. IajuIs. April 15. The Cardinal ;
won from Pittsburg. 2 to 1. in a pitch
ers' battle between Grlner and Adams. ;
The Cardinals won out In the nlntlf
Inning. With the score tied Huggina
got to first, opening the Inning. wheU;
Vlox mussed up his grounder Butler
forced Hugglns and stole second. Mil
Jer was passed and Chief Wilson
drove in the winning run. Dolan's er
ror and Vlox's double counted for the
Pirates In the second and the Cardi
nals scored on Hugglns' walk, a forc
by Butler and Miller's double In the
first. The score:
r. h e.
Pittsburg ........ 010000000 J ' ft I
St. Louis 100000001 2 6 3
Batteries Adams and Gibson;
Grlner and Wlngo.
Dodgers Win 0ener,
Brooklyn. April 15. Wilbert Rob
inson's debut as manager of the-,
Brooklyns at Kbbets field . yesterday
afternoon should remain long In
Gowanua memories. Robinson's
triumph over the Boston Praves, by a
score of 8 to 2, was characteristic of
the man and pleasing to all present but
Big Chief Rtallings, James 13. Gaffney
and the horde of blue clad warriors
Who draw their semi-monthly sllpei1
from the Hub exchequer The score:
r. h. e. ,
Boston ..... 0000002002 9 Ji
Brooklyn i. . .02114000 8 11 1
Batteries Tyler and Whalen and
Gowdy; Ruelbach, Pfeiffer and Mil
ler. lleiwg's Debut Auspicious.
Cincinnati, April 15. In a mixture,
of drizzle and downpour the ned$
trounced the Cubs, 10 to 1. in the
opening game. Cheney went sir and a
fraction Innings for the Cubs and
doubtless made a record for himself
by unlimbering five of the wildest
pitches imaginable. All were costly,
and eight bases on balls also helped
make Red runs flood across the pan,
with often nary a hit to help them
along. Koestner went on the mound
in the seventh and also was afflicted
with the wild pitch habit, . his ', two
causing some more Bed runs. For
the Reds Hube Benton twirled the full
route and pitched like a true artist.
The victory marked Charley Herzog's
debut as a manager. The score:
r. i e.
Chicago .000000001,! 2 t
Cincinnati 0020332 10 fi 0
Batteries Cheney, Koestner and
Archer; Benton and Clarke.
F. Hcnnlg, P. J. Murray, Ilertnat
BREAK RUBE'S HEAR
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