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NEW BRITAIN DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1914. est and .Most Accurate Sporting News of the Day. I JWEStWtiHN MAKES , WARON ZII1AN Both Banislted Matty Loses Second Craotive Game Sraves Tie. Broklj-n, Aug. 12. The war spirit jervalded the atmosphere yesterday at Ebtbets field, and it grew so keen after kthe fifth, inning chat "Heinle :' Bimmerman and Roger Bresnahan resorted to arms to wttle their dif 'f erences. They mauled each other on ithe Chicago bench until their follow players interfered, and . then Mr. Eason, chief umpire, acted as media- or and prevented more strife in pub ic by ordering both players from the eld. The Brooklyns won the game, 3 to 2, making it three straight rom theCuba, but their victory .was nly an incidental feature to the im- omptuvbout staged by Zimmerman dV Bresnahan. T&oable was presaged in the fifth tlnnlrtg" when Zlmmermun made a uaudaJble effort to put through a dou rble play. The Dodgers, two runs be hind, filled the bases, with none out. Otto . Miller hit to Zimmerman, who made a force out at thtrtl, but his throw to Saier to retire the batter jwent - wild and two ledgers crossed the plate. Bresnahan cou'd not let fthls error go unnoticed, so he mean dered down to third base to ex press his views to Zimmerman. Peace, however, prevailed until the side had. been retired and the Cubs had gone gto the bench. There hostilities were quickly opened. The two players grappled, and while a few of their teammates endeavored to separate them others stood before the dugout to shield the .belligerents from the gaze of the spec tators. The bout was brief and neither man had an advantage when (the players pried them apart. The score: r. yChlcago ...20 0-00 0 0O 0 2 ZBrooklvn ...00 021000 3 h. 8 9 Batteries Humphries, Vaughn and y&rcher; Bresnahan, Ragan and Mili ar, ' . Giants Beaten By St. Bonis. New" York,' Aug. 12. Christy Math wson and his fellow Giants went down to defeat at the Polo grounds yesterday, but it took more than the Cardinals to dp the trick. The St, Louis team was aided and abetted in their nefarious work by a raging thunder storm, which arrived just in time to stop the game, while the visitors were leading by a 3 to 2 score. The rain was heralded by a . cannonading of thunder over Cop gan's Flats whlch started in the third inning, but the deluge held off until the five innings had been completed, which made the contest an official game., Hard luck! The "Old Master" started off badly, but he seemed to be improving as he went along, and there was every in dication that the Giants would have overcome that one-run lead had the rain held off. But it didn't. The Giants were saved from a worse-beating by a magnificent throw by Bob Bescher in the fifth inning, which cut off a Tup at the plate and ended what looked like a Cardinal rally. In that inning the "Cards'' got three men on bases with none out, but Mathewson tightened up and managed to retire the side with - Bescher's aid without a run having been scored. With three on bases and one out Miller drove a long fly to Bescher, whose throw to the plate caught the fleet Huggins by a few ; inches. , The score: ; ' . r. h. e. St. Louis 0 1 2 0 03 5 2 New York .0 1 1 0 0 2 4 3 - Batteries Doak, Griner and Sny der; Matty and Meyers. Not a Run in Thirteen Innings. Boston, Aug. 12. Lefty Tyler and Leon Ames indulged in a pitching duel for thirteen innings yesterday. Neither team was able to score, Bos ton because of Ames' fine pitching and Cincinnati because of Boston's fine fielding. Ames allowed only five hits, walked one man and hit an other. Tyler was hit ten times and passed four. The score : r. h. e. Boston 0000000000000 0 10 0 Cincinnati . .0000000000000 0 5 l Batteries Tyler and Gowdy; Ames and Clarke. ' Phillies Pound O'Toole. Philadelphia, Aug. 12. Philadel phia won yesterday's game from Pittsburgh by a score of 5 to 4. In the eighth inning the home team drove O'Toole off the rubber by mak ing four, singles before a man was put out. ' Conzelman took OToole's place and BASEBALL F.ASTERN ASSOCIATION TOMORROW $FRTNGFIELI AT NEW BRITAIN. 'ADMISSION 25c, GRANDSTAND 25c Tickets at E; F. McEnroe's Clear Store, Church Street. a single by Luderus sent in Magee with the winning rum r. h. e. Pittsburg 10300000 0 4 10 0 Philadelphia 00200003 x 5 12 1 Batteries O'Toole, Conzelman and Gibson; Alexander and Killifer. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Naps Are Shut Out Twice. Chicago, Aug. 12. Cleveland failed to score a run in either game of the double header yesterday and Chicago naturally won ."both. It triumphed by the same score, in both games, 2 to 0. Wolfgang, a recruit, pitched the locals to victory in the first, with Mitchell the victim. Cicotte and Morton in dulged in a pitching duel in the second, each allowing three hits, but the local twirler had the better sup port and won for that reason. The scores: "v ' r. h. e. Cleveland 00000000 0 0 6 4 Chicago 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 x 2 7 2 Batteries Mitchell and O'Neill; Wolfgang and Mayer. r. h. e. Cleveland 00000000 0 0 3 2 Chicago 10001000 x 2 , 3 0 Batteries. Morton, Crombe and Egan; Cicotte and Schalk. FEDERAL LEAGUE. Another Even Break. Chicago, 111., Aug. 12. The Brook feds split even in . a double-header with Chicago yesterday afternoon. "Tom" Seaton held Tinker's crew to two hits in the first game and Brook lyn won, 2 to 0. With A. Rankin Johnson pitching air-tight ball in the second game, Chicago WQn, 5 to 3. The opener proved to be a pitchers' duel for seven innings, and honors weoe about even up until the eighth, each pitcher allowing two scattered hits. The second game introduced James Bluejacket. He did not show much against Tinker's men, however, for they sent him to the "cooler" , in six rounds with ten base hits out of his system. The score: First Game. r. h. e. Brooklyn 00000001 1 2 8 6 Chicago 00000000 0 0 2 2 Batteries Seaton and Land; . Hen drix and Block. Second Game. r. h. e. Brooklyn 00002001 03 5 2 Chicago 0 0110300 5 14 2 Batteries Bluejacket, Houck and Chappelle and Land; Block. J ohnson and ' Hosiers BreaS; Even. , Indianapolis, Aug. 12. -Indianapolis and Baltimore divided a double-header here yesterday, the home team winning the first game' 7 to 3 and the visitors the second, 5 to 4. Kauffs fielding was a feature of the first contest and timely hitting waa responsible for both victories. The score: , First Game. ' r. h. e. Indianapolis 30100012 x -7 11 1 Baltimore 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 12 4 Batteries Qulnn and Jacklitsch; Kaiserling and Rariden. Second Game. " r. hi. e. Baltimore 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 2 Indianapolis 20000002 0 -4 9 4 Batteries Connelly, Suggs and Russell; Billiard, McConnaughey and Warren. , Schulz Holds Kanfeds. Kansas City, Mo. Aug. 12. Schulz was master of the situation at critical periods and Buffalo defeated Kansas City 5 to 2. Score by innings: r. h. e. Buffalo 0 0020102 0 5 8 2 Kansas City 00200000 0 2 6 4 Batteries Schulz and Blair. Allen: Adams, Stone and Brown. . , Miners Take Series. St. Louis, Aug. 12. St.- Louis took the game from Pittsburg by 4 to 2 and made it three out of four for the series. The score: i r. h. e. St. Louis -.-." 01020100 x 4 9 0 Pittsburg ' 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 1 Batteries- Barger and Berrv: Brown i and Simon. PITTS FIELDER IS SOLD. Roy Wolfe, right fielder on the Pittsfleld baseball club, has been sold to the Chicago American league club. Terms of the sale are. not an nounced, but Wolfe .had orders to report to Chicago on the 18th, when the team starts its series with the Boston Americans at Boston. Ar rangements were made, however, to allow him to finish the season with Pittsfield. Fans are , sorry to see Wolfe leave Pittsfield, . but glad he Is going higher. He is a hard hitter and fast on the bases. Last season he stole thirty-seven bases and has twenty-seven to his credit this year. GAMES THIS WEEK. Tuesday New Britain at Water bury, Hartford at Springfield, New Haven at New London, Bridgeport at Pittsfield. Wednesday Springfield at New Britain, New Haven at Hartford Bridgeport at Pittsfleld, New London at Waterbury. Thursday New Britain at Spring field, New London at Bridgeport, Pittsfleld at New Haven, Waterbury at Hartford. Friday New Britain at Springfield, Pittsfield at New London, New Haven at Bridgeport, Waterbury at Hartford. Saturday New Britain at Bridge port, Hartford at New Haven, Water bury at Springfield, Pittsfleld at New London ( 2 games.) GeorgWhhted is Smiling "Because He This George Whitted of Durham, N. C, where the cigarettes come from. See his smile? You can't misa it. Why does he smile? We,ll, he wag traded to Boston by the St. Louis Cardinals in the deal that took Per due to Miller Huggins' team. Boston was then in last place, but within a month was in second place and giv ing the New York Giants a scare. Of course Whitted is not responsible for this rapid rise in the standing of the Diamond Dust That was a hard one to lose yes terday. But accidents will happen in the best of families. Now for R-r-r-r venge this afternoon. Woodward only walked four men yesterday. He is steadying down con siderably and deserves to win. New Haven also lost on -hard luck yesterday. New London scored the winning run oh a wild throw by Mangus. Old man Hoey, of Hartford, ex celled with the bat again yesterday, getting two timely doubles. He never used to pull off those stunts when he played with New Britain. Boston is in a state of ferment over the showing of the Braves, and a hundred rooters are coming down for this week's series at the Polo Grounds. To-day's game in Boston will be called at 3 o'clock so the players can catch a 5:30 train for New York. The idea is to get in a night of undisturbed slumber to be fit for Thursday's fray. If rain pre vents to-day's game the team will leave at 1:30 o'clock. Matty has lost three games out of four since the Giants returned home. The Reds, Cubs and Cardinals have beaten him, and he's pitched some pretty good ball while losing at that. He is shining as a batter, too, with one to two hits per game. Walter Johnson "comes up smiling after each defeat." He's done a lot of smiling this year. Speedy Foran, formerly with New Britain and recently released by Waterbury, has caught on with Northampton of the Twin-State league. Here is the "riddle." man . once more: "If the New Britains die in last place will Waterbury the team?" Eight of the best known former Connecticut leaguers now playing ball on the coast In the Pacific Coast league seem to be getting along in fine shape. Rodgers, the old Water bury infielder, is leading the league in stolen bases, with fifty-five to his credit, some 16 more than his nearest rival and owns a batting mark of .301. Maggert, 300. Page .259. Metzger .227. Litschi .288. Zacher .286 Ar bogast .255, and Guest .248, are the others. Flannery, canned by New Britain last week, has rejoined the Water bury club. Benny Kauff, last year's senator, ranks third among the Federal league batters. He is hitting .368 for In dianapolis. Ty Cobb has been paid about $200 a game for the games he has taken part in with the Tigers this season. He is setting $15,000 a year, and he has played in about half of the scheduled games thus far this year. Ginn, the young Waterbury out- J:::x:;fljy::'::t : Vilifl' " ' A I I ! 1' r N JGEORCE. WHlTTDgIg; A i is With 'Braves i Bn-1 lut hv, -as had some thing: to do with it. The smile is largely due, however, to the fact that in the recent series between the Braves and the Cardinals Whitted was directly responsible for winning two of the games. His smile seemed to say to Huggins, "Now, you're sorry you let me go, aren't you?" Whittea usually cavorts around third base, but recently Johnny Evers has been laid up and George has been subbing at the second cushion. fielder, e is the property of the Cleve land club. He was a college star in Georgia, and is related by marriage to Ty Cobb. Ginn is very fast. The humorists have been asking if Ginn's first name is- Rickey. Now just imagine what a nice thirsty combination it would make if pitcher Tincup, of the Phillies, was also the property of Cleveland. Rube Schauer, the Giants young southpaw, is the only Russian player in big league ball. He was born in. Odessa, and never played ball until 1910, and hadn't even seen a baseball In 1901. LEAGUERS PLAN TO TACKLE PIONEERS Farmington Team, of Valley League, Will Be Sunday Afternoon At traction This Week. What is expected to be one of the fastest games of the year will be staged at the Pioneer diamond Sun day when the fast going Farmington" team of the "Valley league will make its initial bow here. This bunch of ball players are making a hard fight for first place and it seems to be be tween them and Collinsville. How ever, the Pioneers expect to take them into camp and at the same time boost their standing about the state. Among the Farmington players will be seen Eddie Goeb, a former Pioneer and Eastern leaguer. He is the lead off man and plays left field. Rourke and Ross will cavort around second and third respectively and Barrett, who tried out with Hart ford, will catch all flies to center. Elliott, one time Hartford High school phenom.. is to hold down shortstop and Wilkie will play first. Right field will be protected by Bronson and the battery will be Daly and Goldberg. Many local High school rooters will remember Gold berg's pitching for Hartford against the wearers of the red and yellow. Ahern or Johnson will twirl for the Pioneers and McKeon will be on the receiving end. Umpire Larry Mangan will call the game at 3:15 o'clock. KOPP IN "CONDITION. Local Wizard Is Ready to Step Into . Infield at Moment's Notice. Latest reports from the camp of World's Champion Athletics state that "Bill" Kopf, the New Britain boy, is in the pink of condition and is ready and eager to step into Barry's ; shoes at the first moment that vet- j eran shows signs of weakening. At the present time Barrj' is going good and Connie Mack doesn't want to break up a winning combination. In a letter to this city Kopf states that his team is to play an exhibition game in Canada this week and he will probably get a chance to make the "Canuks" sit up and take notice. SANDBERG ENTERED iw n m pitv mfft IH LLI'I Dili I ILL I State Track and Field Ctiamplon ships on August 22,:d Entries are already pouring in for the Connecticut track and field championships, which are to be held under the auspices of the New Haven Amateur Athletes at Lighthouse Point, New Haven, on Saturday, Au gust 22. This contest will be under the sanction of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States. Any athletes desiring entry blanks may obtain them by applying to the faporting editor of the Herald. List of Big Events. Almost the same championship events, with the exception of the 220 yards and the javelin throw, which takes the place of the 220, are to be held this year as last year. The 100 yards has been substituted for 70 yards and 3 mile run for the 6 mile run. The field of competitors is al ready very different from that of last year. The managers expect that the four lap track, which has been re cently made at Lighthouse Point, will prove to be a great Improvement over the nine lap track at Hallock avenue a year ago, and that the time In the track events and the distances In field events, which made the state record of 1913, will be better in almost ev ery case in 'the championship meet of August 22. The 8 80 yards was won a year ago by Max L. Cohen' of West Haven In 2m.i 15s. Evans, a young colored flyer from Warehouse Point, is looked to as the 1914 champion at this dis tance. His friends claim he will make the time not far from 2 minutes. In the running high jump, Cook of Hartford, whose distance was 5 ft., 7 1-2 inches, has entered for this year, and it is said that the championship will probably lie be tween him and Williams of Derby, who was his close competitor in 1913. Big Field of 440 Men. The time for the 440 last year made by M. F. O'Connor will not have a look-in with the time which is expected this year. O'Connor's time was 1 min., 25 seconds. He is now making the quarter mile in 52 or 53 seconds. A big field of com petitors have entered for" this quar ter mile, which will without doubt be made in the best time ever made by amateur athletes in the state. In the shot-put, Holmquest of Hartford, the 1913 champion, and A. F. Shaw of Crescent Beach, are entered. Terry Gates of New Haven, who won the first place in 1913, was disqualified on account of a mix-up in his entry blank, but is expecting to straighten out matters and get his entry in for 1914. His distance last year was 46 feet and 7 inches. Holm quest was a close second in 44 feet, 2 inches. In the mile, time in 1913 in 5 minutes, 58 seconds, unusually poor time, there is a fine chance for championship honors. Connecticut amateur athletes are weak at the mile with the exception of three or four college cracks, who are compet ing for clubs outside the state, which bars them from competition in the state district championship games. Sandberg; Already Entered. The three mile distance, which has been substituted for five miles in the 1913 championship, will bring out some of the best middle distance run ners in the state. The time for five miles in 1913 was 29 minutes and 4 seconds. The winner, Condon of New Haven, has since made four miles in a street run In less than 22 minutes. Among the entries in the three miles are Sandberg of New Britain, Condon of New Haven, Anderson of Bran ford, F. E. Van Buren and Henry J. Lickteig of New Haven. Competitors are limited to regis tered amateur athletes, residents in Connecticut for at least four months previous to the date of the meet. They can compete unattached, or as members of any Connecticut club, and such club need not neces sarily be club members of the Ama teur Athletic Union. In addition to Sandberg, who Is already entered in the three mile race. New Britain has a number of speedy athletes, both among the jumpers and the sprinters. and could send a strong team to these events. SMITH WRITES CORRI. "Gunboat" Smith, the American heavyweight, who lost his fight to Georges Carpentler in London on a foul, has set at rest the many ab surd reports sent to America relative to the decision by writing the follow ing letter to Eugene Corri, who of ficiated as referee: "Royal Hotel, Hayling Island, July 22. Mr. Corri, Dear Sir: I am writ ing to tell you how sorry I am that you had to be humiliated as to the de cision which as referee you gave in my fight with Georges Carpentler. I feel as though it is only my duty to let you know that I fully understood your position, and I know you acted in the way which you thought was honest and fair. "If ever I have the occasion to fight in England again I shall b highly honored and pleased to have you act as third man in the fight. Yours in true sport, "Edward (Gunboat) Smith." EASTERN ASSOCIATION. Yesterday's Results. New London 4, New Haven 3 (10 innings). Hartford 5, Springfield 1. Waterbury 1, New Britain 0. Pittefield-Bridgeport; rain. Standing of Clubs. Won Lost P. C. New London 62 26 .705 Waterbury 54 35 .607 Bridgeport 48 41 .539 Springfield 47 4 4 .516 Hartford 43 45 .4S9 Pittsfleld 41 4 3 .4 88 New Haven 36 49 .424 New Britain 21 69 .233 Games Today. New Haven at Hartford. New London at Waterbury. Springfield at New Britain. Bridgeport at Pittsfleld. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Yesterdays Rmlts. St. Louis 3, New York 2 (Game called at end of fifth; rain). Philadelphia 5. Pittsburg 4. Brooklyn 3, Chicago 2. Boston 0, Cincinnati 0 (Called ir thirteenth; darkness). Standing of Clubs. Won Lost P. C 'New York 57 40 49 46 49 52 54 52 55 .589 .529 .626 .520 .475 .465 .458 .439 ' St. Louis 55 j Boston 51 Chicago 53 Philadelphia 47 'Cincinnati 47 Brooklyn ...4 4 Pittsburg 43 l Games Today. St. Louis at New York. Chicago at Brooklyn. Cincinnati at Boston. Pittsburg at Philadelphia. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Yesterday'g Results. Chicago 2, Cleveland 0 (first game). Chicago 2, Cleveland 0 (second game). Other clubs not scheduled. Standing of Clubs. Won Lost P. C Philadelphia 67 34 .663 Boston 58 45 .563 Washington 65 47 .539 Detroit 53 51 .510 I3t. Louis .51 51 .500 J Chicago ....53 53 .500 'New York ...45 59 .433 Cleveland 33 75 .305 Games Today. Cleveland at Chicago. FEDERAL LEAGUE. Yesterday's Results. St. Louis 4, Pittsburg 2. Indianapoli3 7, Baltimore 3 (first game). Baltimore 5, Indianapolis 4 (second game). Buffalo 5, Kansas City 2. Brooklyn 2, Chicago 0 (first game). Chicago 5, Brooklyn 3 (second game). Standing of Clubs. ' Won Lest P. C. Chicago 59 45 .567 Baltimore 55 44 .556 Brooklyn 51 44 .637 Indianapolis J 53 46 .535 Buffalo 50 48 .510 St. Louis 46 58 .4 42 Pittsburg 43 69 .434 Kansas City 44 60 .4 23 Games Today. Buffalo at Indianapolis. Baltimore at Kansas Citj PONY'S RIB CRACKED. It develops that Fred Wehrell, the Pony outfielder, will be out of the game for four or five days because of a cracked rib. In the double-header with Hartford In Springfield over a week ago the Pony fielder collided with Mickey Keliher of the Connecti cut team and thought no more of It until Sunday, when his side began to pain. An examination by a phy sician yesterday revealed that a rib was injured in the collision. p CONNOISSEURS f Try a glass next time and you will quickly. 1,4 appreciate why they are so popular. The Hubert Fischer Brewery, Hartford, Conn. On tap at Charles F. Dehm, Schmarr, W. EGAN'S WEIRD THROW GIVES AWAY 1-0 GAME Lcca's Die Hard in Brass City; Paddy Creco Shines. After Woodward had passed two men in the second inning of yetter day's game in Waterbury, Egan, tfc j local catcher, threw wild to third base in a vain effort to etop McKll len, who stole second and third. Th later then romped home with the only Bcore of the day. Woodward pitched a steady game, but the one run lead was enough to defeat him. On th merits of earned runs Waterbury dla not score a single tally, but the com bination of two passes and a wild throw brought In their needed tally. Seven of the local wallopers were retired on strikes by Joe Grey, a Wa terbury recruit from Pennsylvania, and he allowed but four scattered bingles. Woodward, however, wi but a little more generous and six hits were made off his del very. Th score: New Britain. ab. r. h. po. a. a. Dawson, If . 4 0 0 2 0 0 Tetreault, rf. 4 0 1 0 0. 0 j Jones, cf 4 0 1 5 0 0 I Zelmer, ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 Crooker, lb 4 0 0 5 1 fi Noyes, 3b 4 0 0 2 3 0 Heath, 2b 2 0 1 1 t 0 Egan, c. 3 0 1 S 2 I Woodward, p. ... 2 0 0 0 2 I 31 0 4 24 12 2 Waterbury. ab. r. h. po. a. u. Ginn, rf . 4 0 2 1 0 0 Robertson, ss 3 v 1 1 0 I Fohl, e. . . 4 0 0 I 0 0 Smith, cf. 4,0 21 0 0 Schlagel, 2b 1 2 0 0 4 0 0 Shields, lb. ...... 3 0 0 12 1 0 McKillen, If 2 I 0 0 0 0 Flannery, 3b 1 0 0 1 5 l Grey, p 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 6 27 12 1 New Britain ..00000000 0 0 Waterbury ....01000000 x 1 Two-base hit, Heath; stolen bases, McKillen 2, Robertson, Jones, Flan nery; sacrifice hits, Woodward, Sehlagel; bases on balls, off Wood ward 4; struck out, by Grey 7, by" Woodward 3; hit by pitcher, by Grey (Zeimer); left on bases, Waterbury New Britain ; bases on arrors, New Britain 1; time, 1:10; umpire, Keenan. New Haven Fizzles. New London, Aug. 12. If thoia athletes wearing New Haven uni forms have any serious Intention of finishing better than seventh, they will have to show mort than they did at Plant field yesterday. After carrying the Planters Into overtime, the White Wings wilted away in the tenth Inning like Ice cream before a gas range. As a result the learue leaders continued their monopoly on victories by winning, 4 to 2. StupW playing by Mangus, followed by a wild peg to home- plate by the same per son, gave the locals the needed run after two had been retired. Paddy Green Shines. 1 ! The contest resolved itself Into ft pitchers' duel of big dlmensiena. Paddy Green and Johnny Lower wefe the servers and both pitched gilt edged ball. An error by McCormack In the sixth unnerved Lower and set the Planters in a position to tie the score. . Lower yielded elrht hits, while Green held the opposition to six, three of which were credited to Hack Angermeir, New Haven's slug ging catcher. Green capped his brilliant performance by fanning ten men. Mangus, Reugg, Miller and Lower were ent back twice, (Continued on Ninth Page.) notel Beloln, Reevera, Hermaa J. McCarthy.