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STStranger Thought the President Had Arrived in Waxie-But It Was Only Ty
pviiwn _
WAX A HACHIK, Texa*. March IT
IF a iHaa fua you would be, unleash «n nw!i*h chuckle every time s-.,, .
£od> rnentloo* hunting practice fur the Trier* Bunting practice I*
" wSoccaaionallT aadtt ought i< »>e, for l» hall down la one of
52 useful arte of baaeball. But If the Tiger* ever learn to
go More than sacrifice without popping Into * doub'e pia>. the> *lll be
enwt wtrlde# The JungaJeer# are not a bunting team and hero
to that they ever will be Thev are under no npeoial
SLiSicaD In thla respect for there I* no great bun ing team In modern
g*£!. P plarera who ran sacrifice nicely, but that a
BESLr elae A real hunt la a ball *o dumped that neither third ba*e
pitcher nor catrher can field It In time to flag the batter at A rat Tha
•ft lo loot and that fact U one of the great aorrow* of H igher
career Between laments Hughe* discusser thla pla> in the fob
{t*W faahlon:
Tha bunt la a great plav for several r* -o*on* B Add' thr
'to the game If the home batter buF* perfecth and beat* the
' bBl b , *i*.eh the fan" go wild with appre «1. ir a hostile
r hataman dump* the hall and the pitcher or ,ait make* a
R oorfeet plav and catchea tba runner, th* rroed ger* the -anoe
L Serous lolt, It l« a winning pla . becauae it break- up the defense
Which haa a big margin on the offense now. The b ;nt i- a fine > pay
because it can add many polnta to a batters x'erag* If ahi te
has the reputation of being a dangerous bunter. the third b.»seman
I BU , t D |*v In for him. That lessens the unoun’ of ground he
■mat rover and Increaaea the reaponalbllity of the shortstop H*-
can croaa up the defenae. either by dropping the halt or pushing n
| paar third, and thla make* a bigger percentage in his favor
Tbe bunt wa* at Ha height back in the nineties There *ere
wodle* of JO© hitter* In thoee days and all of them *cre notorious
l fcqnters for the plav wa a a fad among good players Boston.
I Baltimore and Clweland always had four wicked bur.’er- *n<l
L Cleveland had at least three Oldtimer* are always telling ho*
* Meetacuiar big league ball was In the nineties Bunting and the
l wanner in which Ha threat disorganized the defence wer, bg
reasons Folks who understand the threat value of th. f. iward
M .. | D football know what 1 mean by the threat value of the bunt.
■7 -" - -
The Whyfore of a Bunt
are two reasons why there la not much bunting the-e
Efc. I days One la that bunting skill is not a gift, like hitting or
I fielding talent. It must be learned by every player, and It
can be learned only by long, arduous, intelligent practice
V ; |( la Impossible to Induce modem player* to give bunting the time
and practice It demands for proficiency 1 know, because I have
tried for many yaar* and no have all the other manager* The
Other reason la that player* all love their base hits and cannot
*■ —drrrtsnl how any thing short of a rousing smack will help their
average* They cannot real lie that a bunt is more than a sacrifice
iftt which robe them of their beloved cut at the ball to help some
bad* elae
0
The beat plan to gal more bunting la to secure the co-operation
«f tba official scorer* Here la what 1 mean In a game the other
4ny. Young dropped a hall down the third base line. The third
Ibaeman bad to harry tha throw and he heaved the ball into Young
‘fbt iialliaawnan oouldn’t catch It, and Pep was safe Technically
l (to lb inf baseman made a bad throw. To call tbe play an error
I * waa to rob Young of a hit. But Young figured that he would drop
(be ball where the third baseman would be hurried A perfect
L dCbrow would ha magnificent baseball Young had a right to figure
■ "dll tba mediae™ 'h ow. Everything turned out lust as he had
| gleaned Ha earned credit for a base hit. 1 don t advocate scoring
hMt ta all Instance* only whan tbe pia> t* close and the third
[ jbmaman to not outrageously at fault when tbe batter wins the
M ha haa made regarding tha play.
If the eeorert would co-operate to this extent, players would
•M to tba hunt mare of an opportunity to better their averages.
Cato and Right FicM
■Nf baa boon anaoanaad that Cobh will play right field and Heilman
fa! center ibis yaar Manager Jennings baa not definite!) <(*-. td-d about
the * fc * l> |* He Isn't certain that Cobb would gn well in right after
Am' many years In center The whole idea of th» change ia to help
■■to, who aaeaaa to handle hlmaelf squarely in front of the batter
|fii|jr than be does lu either of the angle pastures
JAffa are several reason* why we do not believe the change will go
■■Uto ha permanent It to not likely that Cobb will like it. because so
■B fUns and critics will see in the rearrange men nn acknowledgment
tolflgtbe Peach la slowing up Canter meadow* in the big league usually
■Utouad acres, while it la more customary for right field to be short It
K gfipatorty supposed that Cobb and Crawford traded places years ago
■Mtoa Bain was slowing up, There I* do chance for an' such change to
Pblßadt wttbout refecting upon Cobb, and It will not help him as a pla'er
pr gate attraction to put him In such a light.
K*' a
tj Any notion that Heilman will play the outfield thrunut the 'fawn i-
BMfelftMy the bonk Prom the firm* of August to the end of the wa-on.
Haarg* Bum* barely batted 240 Heilman will be railed to first for three
Ppp. fiNT aeaaionw this season. It will be less eostlv to take a man out of
mi than out of canter, and the position can be more easily flH«~d by a
ujptltita Another argument agalnat the change is that f obb in the
HaHaglcai captain of tbe outfield, and his opportunity in this reaper* would
HTWaipared If be were any place but center. The biggest reaeon of all
l|i tibat fa recant years, change never has helped Cobb All sort* of expert
&Mrta have been tried and be has always done hr** plavinit renter and
llßtlag Iblrd Jennings admits tbe idea is only sn experiment in which
• set bopss to retain all of Ty’s strength, and get more out of Heilman Mean-
Nlebolson continues to make a serious and determined b and for the
Hkvg Jab for blmaelf and Crawford continues to moan that nohod* will
him good ball* to hit.
Ty the Busher
■HTIhiS man Kane, who pitched for Detroit in 1903 and who is helping
I umpire the Tiger games In Texas, pitched against t obb In 1905. in
J| tbe Bouth Atlantic league. Ty went north the last of August, with
a bush league batting record of 526 and a record of 40 stolen bases
rib lfiS games Kane aays that until the first of July. Cohb was a very
«gtftnar> bus her bat that Just about the glorious fourth. Ty blo**or/»d
ppt into tbe most amazing player he ever saw. The Georgian Just serried
to gut the whole idea of brilliant play ail at once, according lo the umpire,
sprang from a dub to a star almost over night
That Augusta team of 19®5 possessed In Cobb, Kngle. Cicotte sad
ipMker. four coming stars in baseball. It also had a couple of other players
bfbo were up for awhile. Yet Augusta couldn't finish In the first division,
•Rd according to the comment In the records of 1905. was outclassed at
Restart
■very time the manager of'a baseball club inrtsc that there is merit
llfethe orthodox doctrine that a lefthand batter t in pummel a right hand
■Btaber easier then a southpaw- and ' Ire versa *oine scribe makes a
jptky dive and comes op with a lot of averages to pro-* ihat *he theory is
the bunk. We tried It the other night. Cobb and V**.wh. as leading left
tttyttd batsmen and Heilman \nd Bums, as leader* in the clan of saner
■PjMftiribß. were taken as exhibits Statistics were gleaned from 4<> game-,
£#teked promiscounly from the records of 1914.
When these figures were boiled down it was discovered t| s’ in sh» -e
■jfcßMS. Cobb had bated .375 against the right hander* and .{l* against the
|fiimlbpbwa, Vwach had hit 177 against the right hander- and 1-1 against
B|p brooked arms Evidently all of the bad games Bobby had were -eir.-d
r.JWMI for this probe Heilman had batted 123 against *he left handers and
I .§*• b#alnat the right har.ders Burrs had hit .353 agaitist left I anders .vnd
bfbinst rtght handers. Evidently all his big <b»y» were s* ,-*d t j .»c
pill any event. Hughey Jenning- won his sag j.nent f. r » t.ue b« ing
Spin’s Trracnrry
KB of tbe manager* of one of these Texas league teams tha* have
H ■ been playing ths Tigers had a hum h »ha* ■!.. !i< ngal r
wild. We are net going to mention namei be* a use the victim of
this story Is a youngster who may get a chance up higher sorj
MV. •««*» » rarn might embarrass him. The manager yelled 'Tf.ke
HM* ot hla batters as they went
yphbfclee on the a lob. As the clarion c*ll Take one" rang out. our particular
HHlfWk 0 vlcloua cut at the ball ard missed "Tafc> one,** yelled friend
** c * m<,re 1,07 Ignored ln"trurtions. took h;s cut and
Ob«or Stan age was catching. The count was two strikes «nd no bails,
tlMjWfc yPW Wfi Whispered Oscat "W h#-n yov manager «» . - ukr on«, he
iMPfS SW fWI *• *•* hall go bv without sinking at it <»u hsd h* r
■PMI him. er yoa will be out of a Job '
r m the next bed cm the been of the plate. The boy never took his bat
Tbe amp* Informed him that M* turn »• h.r was
f® *he bench In the course of his further remarks
leagwe taarsger inquired What ‘h** roungs-er rt ««• > h\ -*hlnr *
rw< elrtbe without swinging at it "Well.*’ said the vouth. "You told
Wb® b®4 I though* that I had better do it hefor* u » a too u
uflyjflM would Ire bm for not obb-tag orders. '
MICKEY SHOULD WORRY
LIKE BALL AND HAVE
SOMEONE ROLLINQ ON HIM
FT LOUIS. Mo . March 27
With Phil Ball in Chicago con
(erring with Ban Johnson, the
Rlckey-Ball ro* was to a sleep
ing stage here today. The
Browns cwner j* said to b* a*k-
Ing the American league e*ar
Just what to do to keep Ktcksw
from becoming prtNldeut. of the
Cardinals The amart boy* seem
to think Ban *lll tell Ball to
let Rick* v go because of ser
vice* rendered the American
league at various times
Meantime Rickey isn’t saving a
word or aorrvin* He’* too busy
pushing the stock of his new
club.
DENTALS BEAT
DETROIT. 2 TO I
Dental* (irsb Ck>s* Fought
Hockey t.ame Before
( rowded Hou>e
The ivtroit H.iokey club still ha a
hop* of tro jnnng the 'Worid’a Cham
! pion Toronto D-mal*. despite the
aefeat of Monday night whirl. wa*
l accomplished by a 2 to 1 score.
The game was fa**t and many
time* rougii and wav tboroly enjoyed
by one of the largest crowd- tha*.
haa visited the Arena this -*eas<m.
The locals played 47 minutes of
the game without the assistance off
( apt. Holman who up to the time of
his injury had proved a Mg factor
in tbe I»eirott club’s defense Hot
man *as put out of the gam* * her
he became party of th** fln>* part
tc a head-on collision with Milan of
tbe Champa.
In the opening play the Detroit
club displayed .tome -pl**ndia
team work and the *ork of
ita tl»rec-ihen pa-mug combination
was the hi* of th** night’s perform
suce. Roberts, Reid und Shaw com
insed the trio.
DETROIT. DENTAIA
Hammelef goal C. Stewart
Piets* h . left defense .
Johnson .. right defense tsaPlamm*
Holman rover Box
Jteld center Milan
Hhaw left snng .. J. tttewart
Roberta right • ng Mmylie
Score by periods—
Detroit .... 1 <♦ ©-—1 1
Dentals . . .. « 1 I—2 i
nrst period
Stope--Hammelef l. dtewart ' Ot
sides—Detroit 3. Dentals 3. Penal
ties— Milan.
Se«-*>nd peH J •>*<• le (theldon 1!
mm ato£S---Hammelef #. Mtevrart 7.
■ dfsi tes i sir* it 2. I>entals 2 penal
tl*e--Johns*'n. Blaek. Milan. J. Stew
art,
Third period. <»oals—M'lan 3 min
Stops -Hammelef £. Stewart * OW
nde» Detroit, i. Kentsts « P. jssltie»
Plevwh tte»d :. IM* Milan J SlrW
srt 2.
Biitvst lutlon* f*etroj|--Reid f-'f
Holman. Rla*k for Held. Reid for
Hta*k. Trig lor so: Reid Referee —
Shepherd D l.olt Judge of play
Crane, Windsor Time of periods—2o
mlantea
The Ten Leaders
rive-Ma* Tr«M
B.rk Brothers. Clibaga tltl
Palaces. Syracua* (
Milbrs itrtoer«ia*her*. Detroit . 29 77
fimnuini •’oh-. »t*v kf< rd 111... 2>JS
Hotel Navarre#, Tole-l i . . 2*14
Mttrhell .*• x No. I. Toledo . 29X1
Smith » Ar«vde- »J**v- lsnd 2>o|
Kail<*ps, Rochester 2>©l
Eastern Maikeis. I’etroit 2a*«
na gin J>*t3
Little B. e*nla*. r* , ’irs*o 3M2
tse Mae Tram
.Sartoriu* and H'>|s#«huh, Peoria 1344
Me* aughan and Peachey, In
-4 isapsl ■ 1314
Hudmger Brother*. «*hlcago.... 1312
K4wards snd West. Raf Tal- 12»9
>4ir».iri.w *ki and Oil
>ago I2»«
wst •• snd I-e .< k'arco ... 12»7 ,
pfl»r tr an! <* mm r>»troit ... I2V«
Sn ■ d»r i V- jnc Toledo ~ .. 12T3
M- >er an 1 \*. a (decker Ft. Louis j
Thi»» «ti*l P’ar.r, Cleveland..... 1233
King and Flwert. Toledo 12«3 1
ladlvlduala
O. Kallusch. Roche»t*r........ . <94
A. R**d»e. Milwa’ike,- aft
G m Msy. F< rt Wayne <*l
C T Eelgler Detroit . 491
B Rradrhaw, Cleveland <9O
J J*haw. Chleago <<l
I. Frans. I’leveland «t
1 K M»D»k. Rt. Paul <«0
F Megan Detroit 47»
f Wolf *’h)eagn *7<
A 11-Eveeta.
Henry Miller Detroit 1<44
Ix>ui* Franz. Cleveland J9H
Archie R'die. Ullvink**.. 1f34
N’BW YORK-Jim Coffey. IncaJ
beayvrweight and Terry Keller, have
finished their training for a I©-
ruund hoti» tonight at the new Polo
Athletic club.
ANECDOTES OF FRIZE-RING
HEROES BY NOTED REFEREE
BY EOOIE GRANEY.
(Great Among G r sat Rsfecses )
The hewt roan In the world and surest Judge of his opponent e*r.'i al
ways tell what * going to happen when they hook up This was instanced
In the second battle between "Young" Corb-** * l
Terry McGovern
I always talked the rules and so on over with the
men I was going to work with Terry and I lunched ■*>
gether and everything was understood aa to whs* ** ’d
and wouldn't go Then t’orbett and I had bur **<■. i
there would be no mlaunderatandlng when we got i. th
rlng
‘Say, you needn't worry about having to deride
anything. Eddie.” Corbett told me "This fe|l*,w wd|
come at me fast and I’ll nail him with mv left He’|;
come again and I*ll put him down with a right Then
he’ll manage to get up again and I'll knock him *t •*»
1 wasn’t much Interested tn this line of talk but
couldn't help watching when the boys got together
Mure enough In the first round Tej-rv rushed »nd
rorb*-’t nailed him with a left Then McGovern « *me
'bar* »nd Corbelt put him down wi*h hi* rlgh* ll*
turned to me and said "What did I tel vou Eddie"
1
* VaKj
Hu* McGovern broke into the schedule f'orbef had mapped out bv no’
getting up right away He looked dazed and took the count of nine
"What are you goln* to do. qul* like vou did at Harford ” t'orhett
kept saving 7
McGovern came up *t the count of nine end tt the *nd of the first
round t'orbett was on the rojfes end almost out ( orhe*i won the fight hut
.McGovern surely spoiled »bo*e first round plana
DETROIT TIMES
New Sox Boss, Trained by Pennant Managers, Favors Tight Defense
y «toßto| Two young Red Sox who will be
T*M « ~ heard from this season photo
4 m F graphed In action at Hot Spring*.
m ' ■ »c th* Sox training camp. k
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i m
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HOT BPRINOB. Ark March :7.
- Jack Barry, new manager of the
Boston Red Sox la go ng to follov.
in the footsteps of th«- two man
agers under whom he wa- trained
and try to win games with * tight
defense thai will keep the other
teams from scoring run#
Jack learned his baseball under
RAYLSANDY.M.O.
MEET TONIGHT
Basketball Game is Expected
to IWide Michigan
Championship
With on* victory to ita credit,
the Y M. O. basketball five will go
into it# clash with the Champion
Ray la tonight in th* Palace roller
rink determined to take the second
game of the aeries and the title.
The Rayl* are Just as determined
that th* title shall be decided in
three games
The Y V O. team eipe f ?a to pul
the same victorious five in the ft**)d
that tn*-t the Ravls on the la>» o<
caaton.
The advance ticket aale is indi
cation enough that the nn '■< will r»
cetv* another capacity crowd
The Maroon* and Rayl Re
will play a preliminary match
The prfhahte l,n* i>»
HAYIa 4 ' M n
Ms*rer I*l I*»tr. 1»
Ronke| *t ► M ' r
I an* <’ 1 ,l * r
Wasraund !**• w* | iitr
p Wilson . .. »l *J D,n- an
CIvBVBLAMD—Matt Knkie « try
ng to arrange wiMi Cleveland au
tlioritle* to stage lutrcv m a
boot her* in th* near future
Monday afternoon he refund m
gl\* out Darcy’s prospectus
lament until city officials arc -
< ord with his movemen*
will arrive her* Wednesday morning
when final arrangements will -e
made.
VfJW YORK —Frank Moran and
Tom heavyweights, have
l*een matched so oox 10 rounds
April U at the Harlem Hpon.og
club here. It »o announced t-day
Mark, then played under
ill Carrtgnn Mack and Carrigan
s *r> pennants and world series
Barry’s plan for Mcht defense is
'■own by trare he is taking to
ve a great pitching staff
When Barry was with the Ath
i< s as part of the SIOO,OOO Infield,
'ark had a team that would get a
w rues, nail them down and win
ri them Barry found Carrigan a
manager with th** same idea.
To have such a ball club It is
, first nece.-sary to have a great pitch
Ing s’aff and a great d* Tensive In
field and outfield
Harry <»a>* he intends to txrrv
i«eien or perhaps c ght pitcher* It
• hnuld be the greatest pitching staff
I in the league
Practically all of ih»* nioundeui* n
’ last year were >i.ua; and have not
gone hack.
Ru»h. Shore. Mays and PennocK
I look good
Thu is particularly true of Shore
Tbe big right-hander has b***n
Browns Have Lots of Pep and a
Great Manager—Fine Combination
PALESTINE. Texas. March 27
Fielder Jones' St. I.otil* Brown*
will make all »h* other clubs in the
AmpfiCdn league travel some this
i eason
Not as strong on paper as the
White Sox. lacking the fire ams
pep of the I Jet roit team and the
crabbed tightness of the Boston Red
box. the Orr wns hav* a mixture of
all and have something more—on*
of the greatest ‘ managers in base
ball.
Fans *ho remember how Jones
*on the wi.rld championship with
the White Sox In l&Ott, after winning
i lie American league dag from f»ams
/•ironger :» almost every derairt/-
icent, can realize why Jones has
ib«* other American league rust*
agers worried
And they are worried —you hear
in lhe other camp** the statement
"the team that win- the flag must
beat the Bri.wns *'
The pitching flag is no* what It
ih.Hhi lw\ Knob Is a voungster of
treat possibilities eMhn his last
year with ihe Brown* *a.« not pre
possessing
Flank hs pretty old—and as umial
a mystery. You can't oo
I lank
Wellman Is consistent and should
produce Karl Hamilton kept him
self in shape* by playing winter tfaTT
in Cuba.
From the Southern association
Jon** has two flnd< Kerr, of M*m
pblf and Rogfrs of Nashville, each
of whom won 24 and lr«t 12 games.
Both are considered iron m'*n
Other recruit* of the hurling *w*fr
are Sot boron, of I*ortland. who won
20 and lost 17 games; l**-nning*on.
of Nashvlll*. and Park
The catching staff is led hy Sev
ereld with Hartley second choice,
ihen Hal* from Rev ti* s*er and White
from McAlleater.
The IDIR infield I- iD'act. Hlsler.
Frutt. LAv»n and An-tin. wuh Ken
worthy, w-hc l«d Ping TVsiie t r bat
ting In 20© gam*- , r . row , t | UI
year; Paulette from Memphis and
Rtglar. at (iettysour* ctdlege trying
out.
HOTEL STATLB
O E T R.. O / 7*
A'»o , pr>«f*ng ft<wata A*a*'er W Walo and QrveUnd Ra
te' *iu')»r, S* t **t-a. Apena ttu* fal'; «M ITntrf Peneavl
♦ a .a, Sew V«rk<a-» h'nWir* , will Ke Sutler operated
#
shooting over his slants with amus
ing spes*d for so early in the se*'
son
Ruth reported at the cartip here
»5 pounds lighter than last year
lie Is in shape and should have \
gT*at year
Pennock must put on weight to
be effective He is light and lot
very strong
But Barry's real find this year i«
Tyson, who won 19 and lo*t nine
game- with Buffalo last year, allow
nr a little more than two runs p*r
game.
Tyson somewhat resembles the
ir>» Wood of a few vears ago Hr
ha* bullet like speed and the saute
? ’.trowing movement which r**'
Wood apart from moei of the oilier
pitchers
Ty-on is almost sure of a regu
• F• • *n 'f 1 Mirrv
usually reticent on predictions, he
here* he will he able to fill any
g&pa which happen to appear in th*
pitching staff
Bigler. by tbe may l* a protege
!of Fddie Plaot>, t-Jddle found him
t.n thr «»nf college Ormnle Mark
Uncovered Plank 17 j>«ar<t ago
Shotton. Marsans and Ward Mil
I« r probably will compose the regu
lar outfield.
Jacobson, formerly of Detroit, and
i who ?>ansd 344 with Uttir Rock
last year; Ruml-r, formerly a catch
er. who played the outfield for Lit
11** Ro< k and butte* 1 U 7. hare the
Lc«l chancer to land as utility men
Sloan, of Rochester Inside the 300
' cir« l», and Verdley. of McAllener.
make up the squad
The club will l*e without the set
j r|ce» of two men at least a part of
| the reason Dare Davenport recent
ly »a* shot while luntlng and may
never play again
McA'al*#, n pitcher with tha clnb
a short tier*- last season, waa oper
ated on for appendkitta the day the
club left St 1/otiia and will not be
available for a month or so
The Browns look good and there
Is not a major lang'io m.tnager who
Is disillusioned by them.
With the Pugs
VEfW YORK—Prank Pore#, who
haa been piloting Pred Pulton.
Minnesota heavyweight since that
ponderous scrapper began knocking
out fighters In New York, says that
If Mike f\>llln* thinks he la going
to get hack in possession of Pulton
and hla troubles without a struggle
be la greatly mistaken *'! have
taken steps to protect my interests."
force amid.
I.vniO. Aria. —"Rkull practice,** ac
cording to Manager Mitchell, is what
the CXiba needs In large quantities.
The Bruin boas was peeved Monday.
And he didn't hesitate to make it
known Tcday the Cuba play at
Miami and for the rest of Ihe trip
Into Chicago, Mitchell plans to make
morning "skull practice’ 1 a regular
feature.
DID you ever xtand in line at a
hotel waiting to renter —and
uncomfortable?
When one Hotel Statler reaervea a
room for you at another, your Identi
fication Card prevent* this. Remem
ber this when you’re going to Cleve
land or Buffalo.
ffetrolt'a Hotel Afatler Will gladly
m*l* reservation for you In either
• ily. Without rht'R*
TtTESDAY, MARCH 27, 1917.
Mitchell Will Face Enemy
In Scrap With Fort Worth
Final Game " Before
Giant Seriea Will Be
Played Today
ffy HA HOLD T. WILCOX.
(Staff Corr*ap<mdent Detroit Tinea)
WAXAHAi HIE. Te*.. March 27.
—Willie Mitchell will get a chance
to show hla wares Uila aftemoou
when the Tiger* play the final ex
hibition game before tbe aerie* wttn
the Olantfl. The game will be
played here and Jaker Alt’s clan
from Fort Worth will furnish the
opposition.
Mitchell haa don* no heavy work
since bis foot waa operated upon
a few weeks ago. but he haa kept
In condition and is ready to go.
Johnny Couch also will work pwrt
of the game and If there la Dead
of any more slabbing, Ehmk* will
do It.
Waxahacht* la all lit up today
For two years the Waxles have
b*en awaiting Cobb, and today win
get a chance to see the Georgian
in action for the first time. The
Peach arrived last night, and an
impromptu reception of enormous
proportion* was held In the lobby
of the Roger* hotel, for him
Hpeaker ha* lived only a few
miles from Waxl* all hi* life, and
Texas Is popularly supposed to have
gone wild when Trl* beat out the
Georgian for th* batting champion
ship laet year, but that’* the bonk.
Ty is as much the Idol of the south
a*, he ever was, and Texas is no ex
ception Waxahachle showed laat
night were H stands, and Dallas did
the same thing last Sunday when
It resented hi# failure to gppear
when advertised.
Cnhh Is down to weight and ready
for the season All he asks I* a
few dav* In etilrh to hone up his
batting eve
Here’s an Important announce
men s Cobb attempted right hand
grlf this winter and fizzled, now he
hr.a thrown away his wooden clubs
with which he *ll* es like all ball
pL-yer golfer* and •* *M< king to
the irons, ala Jennings and Me-
G aw
The Tiger* Were the guest* of
♦ lie townspeople las* nlghoat a bar
becue, at which wa* served th*
finest chicken gumbo ever dished
tip hy a chef In Dixie It has bi»*n
Impossible to agree upon a night
convenient for both the club and
the townspeople, and It haa been
nccoeeary to call off the annual
farewell dance and reception, which
the club had planned
In a five Ining game yestejday the
Manage* again be** the regutar*.
The score this time was 2 to 1.
The feature of the game was Flans
gun. who pitched for the winner*.
In addition to hi* great speed. Mtke
uncorked * fade-away ball that
trade a lot of Tiger sluggers break
their barks on third strikes. Spen
cer caught Flsnagan. and raved
about the youngster all last even
ing.
George Duns* wa* the losing
teirler but the little fellow was not
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1014 Al Quist, end. ecalded
under hot water shower bath
191$ —Gil Sinclair, guard
broken collarbone
191st —Bernie Bterman. half
back and cap'ain, injured leg.
191$ —Bert Baston, end and
captain, broken collarbone.
1917—-Carl Wallace, Injured
knee
feeling hi a best, being on the alck
lt*t a* the remit of a cold. He did
u*e hi* curve much and the Tan*
waited for ht* fast one and a lammed
It out
The regular* had the veteran In
field with Veach Ntcholaoo and
Cunningham In the cardan*, and
Archie Ye||e behind the bat Craw
fbrd wa* riven to the other aide
ar.d furniahed the balancing power.
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other hlmaelf
(arpr Stanage of the Tana
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rally with a triple to the renteo
field fence and 'arored on a blngl*
by Sam Crawford
Sam went to aecnnd on McKee**
sacrifice hunt and tallied when
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