Phlil Roesolv has been signed b Buffelo.
The St. Louis infield is deingaeoellent
Auson's new man, Langi, Is oehwlD up
Catober Guason has been released by Bal.
Tenm Tooker is playing a wonderful game
The asters Ieague season opened ve
Childs, of leveland, made the fi.st home
run of the season.
lort Welsh is up to his old tricks again,
in getting hit with the ball.
If Baltimre and Louisvrille will only
brace up it will be a great race.
Esm Wise and Charley Farrell are doing
sexellent work for Washington.
Von der Abe has consented to pay for
"*Tandy" Griffin's release from Buffalo.
Harry Wright has decided to play Boyle
at first base and in no other position.
The bunt hit is not being tried as often
as was expected under the new roles.
Pitcher Sohellerman, recently released by
Cleveland, has signed with Buffalo.
Charlie Bassett is praetioing with the
Providence club and may be signed by it.
Temmy Dowd is playing better ball with
St. Louis than with the senators last sea
Alien has been appointed captain of the
Phillies. Clemeats declined a reappoint
"Bug" HIolliday made up for his out in
salay by winning $920 on a horse race last
Three umpires have already been mobbed
in the south. The gams is booming down
Chicago's young pitchers are doing good
work. Both Maaok and McGinnis won
their first game.
Murphy, the Yale short stop, will proba
bly adopt base ball as a profession after
Cincinnati has only tried twenty-three
men this season. About half of them will
essape the ax.
Joe Hornng's return to the Providence
club was hailed with delight by the oranks
of that city.
Peitz is ens of the most promising of
young bloods, Von der Abe is perfectly
satisfied with him.
They are throwing bouquets at Manager
Watkins In St. Louis. In anothsr week it
may be bricks.
Morgan Murphy has been offered only
$2,100 by Cincinnati. Little enough for
senh a crack player.
Al Johnson thinks the New York club
seed Mike Kelley in their business. Many
others think the same as Al.
"Bed" Ehret, of the Pittsburge, is now a
Benediet. He was married last week, but
kept the matter very quiet.
Pealident N. E. Young has tendered to
Prelident Cleveland and his cabinet season
passes to the ball games at Washington.
Staffo:d, of the Chattanoogas. of the
pouthern league, last Thursday threw from
deae center to the home plate, 110 yards,
putting out his man.
McrGill. of the Chicagos, was the first
pitcher of the season to be betted out of
the box, and Buckley, of the St. Louis
team, was the first player to be injured.
The best base running team in the league
would be Doyle, catcher; Stratton, pitcher;
Beckley. Ward and Latham, basemen: Dah
len, shortstop; Brown, Hamilton and Ew
ing., in the field.
The new pitohers of the league this year
are (arry, Hastings. Williams, Manok,
McGinnise, Jones, Darby, Hill, Taylor,
Donahue, Clarkson and Sullivan-all good
men and all likely to hold their positions.
Stivetts and Stratton are the heaviest
bhtting pitchers in the league, Doyle the
best batting catcher, and Brouthers, Childs,
Lyons, Dahlen, Hamilton, Burns and Duffy
the best batsmen in the other positions.
Manager Jack Chapman is putting on
Eris-go-Brash style at Buffalo this year.
Its will garb his bisons in a uniform of
dark green with white trimmings, white
belt and white stookings. The cap will
also have two white bands.
John L. Sullivan considers Mike Kelly
the greatest ball player in the world, and
thinks New York can't get along without
him. The ex-champion fails to understand
why Boston should have let the "king" go,
thus weakening herself.
Umpire Reeder, of the Southern league
i+ already in trouble. He recently left in
abe middle of a game and refused to con
tinne. He was ordered to umpire in the
same place the next day and refused to do
so. Prosident Hart is now looking for a
Manager McGunnigle has secured the
following players for his Lowell team:
G.inasso and McCauley, catchers; Rudder
ham and Burns, pitchers; Hawes first base,
Maher second base, Arthur Whitney third
base, Mack left lield, Cudworth center
field, Ward right field.
The old-timers this year dating service
back to 1883 are Bennett, Broutbers, Dailey,
Richardson, Storey, Stricker. Ewinc, An
son, Mallane, Comiskey, McPhee, Latham,
Keefe, Ciements, Thompson, Connor, Ward,
K.lly. Pfeffer, Weloh, Glassoock, 'Larkin,
RIadford, O'Rourke and Wise.
The first manager to lose his scalr this
year was George Iarbridge, of the Macon
club. Simply because his team started off
poorly he was deeapitated as soon as the
season was a week old. His successor is
Dan Shannon, of last year's Buffalo club.
Dan will manage and captain the team.
The house, stable and land which were
presented to '"Kino" Kelly, the base ball
plkyer, in 1890 by his friends and admirers
are adverti-ed for sale for onpaid taxes for
ti e years 1891 and 1892, amounting to $123.
There is said to be a mortgage on the place
of $2,000. Better sign, Kelly, old boy.
Chicago is now carrying sixteen men, and
two will be released. Boston has fourteen,
and one will probably go. New York hlis
filteen. Brooklyn fourteen, Philade phia
fourteec, Cincinnati sixteen, Baltimore six
teen. Pitteburg fifteen, ('levelard sixteen,
Louisville four.ten, bt. Louis fifteen and
Manager IUarnle, of the Louisvilles, is
proud of his aggregation, and predicts that
the colonels will show no well among the
leaders. He states that the new Louieville
park will be ready for the openin ganrme.
Be allowed Mtratton to stay with Aneon
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