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Ray Caldwell, New York Cast-Off, Pitches No-Hit, No-Run Game Against Yankees
Indians Scalp
Huggiiis Outfit
In Two Games
* i
Mays Victim of CaloVcllV
Perfect Effort; Visitors
Win by 3 to 0 and 3 to 2
By W. O. McGeehan
Ray Caldwell, the prodigal of the
American Leasruc, only recently
kicked out of the Boston Red Sox.
came back yesterday and pitched a
no-hit panic for the Cleveland Ind- j
i?ns against the Yankees at the
Polo Grounds. Only two men
reached first base, Hannah throuph
a base on balls and Baker through
an error by Wambsganss.
Caldwell, the erratic, the tempera?
mental, the undeoendable, shut out
"Murderers' Row," the hardest slug?
gers in the league, with the might of
the arm that they said had crone bad,
and with the steel of the nerve that
they said he had lost.
While Caldwell hohl "Murderers'Row"
harmless, Soldier Harris, of the A. E.
F".,- furnished the drive.* that brought ,
the three runs across for the Indians, j
He did it with a home run and a double.
The second game, another hard-fought
contest, was won by the Indians by
the score of 3 to 2. The scintillating
fielding of Roger Peckinpaugh made
this game worth remembering.
There were something like 1S.O0O per?
sons at the Poio Grounds when Cald- -
well started his game against Carl
Mays, thu injunction-armored heavy ar?
tillery of the Yankees. When the fifth
inning was passed without anything
like a hit being scored against Cald?
well the crowd began to wonder if the i
prodigal could achieve the height
aimed at by all pitchers since the game
was played and which is attained by so
few.
Crowd With Caldwell
The crowd was with Caldwell, the i
prodigal, despite the fact that he was J
working for Ban Johnsons team, the
Indians, for the prodigal always was a ?
likeable wastrel. Even after he had '
driven managers to desperation he
could win them back with that com?
pelling grin of his. Even when he dis?
appeared, bent on his own perso:.:.1
diversions when the team needed him ,
most, he grinned his way back into the
good graces of the fan with the wiles of
a young Mulvanej of the diamond.
A New York crowd has sporting in
Bjtmcts. When it came to the ninth
with two out and Peckinpaugh, about
as formidable a hitter as they have on
the Yanks, came to bat, the crowd was
silent with apprehension. When Peck?
inpaugh was thrown out by Chapman
they cheered with relief and delight.
The prodigal pitcher had won the crown
of baseball.
The no-hit gamos have not boon par?
ticularly plentiful at the Polo Grounds.
This was the first time that an Am? Cl?
ean League pitcher has ever achieved
the feat on this lot. Cy Young pitched
one at the Hilltop, according to tin
oldest inhabitants. Jim Lavender, of
the Cubs, pitched one against the
Ghmts in 1010 and Lube Marquard, one
of the ablest seamen in Uncle Josephus
Daniels's fleet, pitched one in 1915.
The nearest that Caldwell had ever
come to it before was to shutout the
opposing side with two hits. He had
come within an inning or two, but had
just failed.
Soldier's Homer Wins
The Indians gave him fine support
and a start that put the heart into him
in the first, not that the Prodigal ever
was a pitcher who needed bright skies
and all the best of it. Graney got a
liase on balls off Mays in the opening
inning. Then Soldier Harris, who stood
under more barrages than any ball
player in either league, just nosed one
over the left field fence for a home
run.
The Soldier evidently believed that
General Pershing would occupy the
box that had been drape.1 for him and
fitted with a gold eagle borrowed from
Squire Ebbets, of Brooklyn, who car?
ries more Cohanesque props and waves
the flag harder than any owner in
baseball. In the sixth inning the Sol?
dier brought another run ncross. Chap?
man got a base on balls and went to
seconil on Speaker's sacrifice. Then
Harris drove a two bagger to right
and the third run was scored. But the
commanding general of the A. E. F.
did not arrive to witness the feat of
one of his doughboys.
Neither did Harris, co-starring with
Caldwell, get all of the credit that
was due him. It was Caldwell's game,
hia comeback, his retort to the man?
agers that bad discarded him. Every
sporting crowd likes to see a man pull
himself out of the hole as Caldwell did
yesterday. Mays, the injunction-ar?
mored, pitched a steady game, but it
was not his afternoon to shine.
Tbo second game was a battle be?
tween Jack Qumn and George Uhle,
who has been winning a lot of games
for the Indians of late. Uhle won out,
but it looked as though the Yanks
might make a last charge in the ninth
when Pratt made a home run with two
oht. But Murderers' Row subsided
after the first murderous crack.
Speaker Still on Job
The Yanks started the second game
as though they were out for revenge
and going to get it. Roger Peckin
paugh smashed a double to centre. 1;
would have been a home run if anybody
I but Speaker had been covering the
three fields. The player-manager
scooted after it and speared it on the
bound, holding it to a double. Peckin?
paugh scored on a hit by Pipp to rieht
field.
In the sixth inning Ban Johnson's
team, undisturbed by injunctions, came
back and took a hard swat at Quinn.
Harris got a base on bails. Then
tarry Gardner got under one and put
if into the right field stand by about
an inch for another home run.
In the ninth Joe Lannin, former
owner of the Red Sox, who had been
sleeping peacefully through both
games, woke up. So did the Yanks;
but it all happened too lato. Pratt
came out of the trance with a home
run smash into the left field stands.
with two out. Lewis singled to left
field. Ping Bodie, after taking a
hard smash at a couple, got himself a
base on balls. But Muddy Ruel poked
one down to Gardner and was thrown
out.
The Yankee legal team soi-ms to be
kieking the daylights out of Ban John?
son, all right, but in the meantime
Ban Johnson's baseball team seems to
hftve the Indian sign ?>n the Yankee
b*seball team. Before the bar the
Yjinks are leading the league, but on
tbe diamond they are not going to pass
the Cleveland team this season,
Peckinpaugh made some particularly
tlM-illing plays in the second game, He
blocked a hit by Uhle as ho ran, doubled
up, and nailed it after it had shot
BCToss the bag. By way of arithmetical
proof that Reliable Roger has been
going somo of late; it might be men?
tioned that ho had forty-four chances
in two double headers without a single
error. If that is not short stopping
considerably, show us some short-stop?
ping that skins it.
LJJoe Lannin had a pleasant afternoon.
He slept through both games. Mr.
llooiny for Ray!
banning says that watching ball games
vhen you don't own one of the teams
s the only cure he knows for insomnia.
:Ic will not watch the Yanks too often,
hough, for fear that it might result
n a counter attack of the sleeping
?ickness.
The scores:
ITRST OAMTi
Cn.KTXLANT) (A. L. > J XKW YORK (A. T,. )
at? r 1\ pn ?i ? a!? rlipn a ?
?rnncv, If...:; 10 :; 0 OFowster, rf...4<?0 3 o 0
'hapinan, RS.2 1 1 1 6 0 IVrltla'gh. SS.4 0 0 4 4 0
.,,. k? - cf...1 0 1 3 0 0 linker, 3b . .3 0 0 0 2 o
far Is. lb . ." ! - li 0 1 IMpp. 11? ...'?? 0 o 13 - 0
;ai nor : ?? l 0 1 o : ? !' alt. ?b ..3 0 0 0 3 o
\ . tii'i ? "b.4 0 0 1 0 ; ;. ? Is, If . . : 0 0 I 0 0
?mill rf ..4 0 0 2 0 O'll.iilio ? f ... ? 0 0 2 0 0
i'N II .- . .3 0 0 i? 1 '? 11 nnali, c . .2 0 0 2 o ?
?. Iwell, p.. I 0 1 0 1 'i Mays, p ...
Total?
E0 3 0 27 10 11
Totals
.10 0 o o o
28 o 0 27 15 0
?Batted for Mays in ninth Inning:.
>"ew York... 00000000 0?0
;? velaini. ... 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0?:'.
Two-base hits?Harris, Caldwell. Homo
?un ? ! [an : ? Saci ilk ?? hits - - Speaker,
'hapman, Harris. Left on bases New
V, rlt. 2; Clev. land, 7 Bases on balls
iff Mavs, :.; oil Caldwell, I. II it by pitch
Uy Mays Kirancy) Sti ucls out Uy
St.OS, 2. i .-. Cu 1(1 ?"? 11, B.
BKCOND GAME
CI.EVKI.ANT? A. I. 1? NKW YOIIK (A. T..) i
ni? r li ] ab r II po :i e
[Irai ?*v lf . 5 ? ?' 1 0 0 Fcwster, rf. ..-I ') u ?'? on,
h il mar SS..4 1 1 1 : ' " i 'el sa -III 5 7 0
, r cf.. 0 1 1 0 UH i Ker. ? ...401 1 1 o
Ha? ;., ..3 1 1 C 0 i l'ij p, lb ... 4 ? i fl 1 ?
,; r?l irr 3b. .4 1 1 2 2 0 i' ait, 2h . ..4 12 0 11
>.' l .? . l'ii .4 0 2 i 2 O?A'W-U, :' . ..4 ?i J 2 0 0
rf i 0 0 4 0 0 Ilndie, cf .. 0 0 1 u 0 .
C i. mas, c ..4 i' 1 9 11 IPiel, c ... lui 4 10
l : ..-. p ....40 0 2 10 (Ju ? n. p ...2 0 0 3 ?< 0
l .....10000 0
? M |gc p 0 i 0 n o o
', .0 0 0 o 0 n
Totals ....35372781] Totals .. 342827141
?I . .! for Ward In the eighth inning.
tRarr for Lewis In the ninth Inning.
Cleveland. 0 0 0 o 0 2 o 1 0?3;
New Yoi k. 100000001 2
Two-base tilts Peckinpaugh, Baker.
I! ? ? ins ' lar Inor, Pratt. I >ouble i lay
?npaugh i nd Pratt Left on bases
X '???' Via .. ?. . Clev? land, 7 Bases on b; Ils
? il :' t'uirin, 2; off I'hle, 1. Hits?? iff
Quinn, (j In R Innings; off Mogridge, 1 In
! h aim:. Struck oui By Quinn, 4; by
l. ble i. I. ii ing )?!'? h? r - Quinn,
[/;,
ivirs. i>ayer wins
(lose Golf Match
At Sleepy Hollow
Because of the fact that some of the
women were driving with the Motor
Corps ?n the Bershing parade yester?
day, a few of the matches in th? invi?
tation tournament of the Women's Met?
ropolitan Golf Association at the
Sic? py Hollow Country Club were post- j
poned.
For instance, in the first sixteen
only three of the second round tilts
were finished, the one between Mrs.
Lester Ketcham, of Dunwoodie, and
Mrs. P. F. Donohoe, of Montclair, re?
maining t?> be decided.
After being up practically all the
way, Mi.-s Beatrice Lounsbcry, the
youthful Bedford'girl, had the misfort?
une to lose her hull going to the sev?
enteenth hole. At that point she was
1 up, with two holes to play, on Mrs.
F. S. Bayer, of Deal, and the last named
won the home hole and the match by
1 up.
Mrs. F. F. Du Bois, of Raritan Val?
ley, had no difficulty in winning from
Mrs. J. S. Moore, of Sleepy Hollow,
while Mrs S. A. Herzog, of Fairview,
won by 2 and 1 from Mrs. W. S. Bird,
of the home club.
The summary:
First sixteen, second round Mrs. F. E.
I "i B ?Is Itai itan \ n Hoy, b? at Mrs .1 A
Mooro, Sleepy Hollow, 6 up und G to
; uy; Mrs. S A. Her :og, fair* I? ?, bi .1
; Mrs W S. Bird, Slei py Hollow, .' up and
I i" 1 lay, Mrs I'. S Hay? r, Deal, beat
Miss Beutrice Lounsbury, Bedford, 1 up;
contest between Mrs. Lester Ketcham,
and Mrs. IV l:. Donohoe, Bal
I tuarol, not play ed.
Lawkins Leads Caddies
On Helleelaire Links
Joe Lawkins nn?l Charlie Kechlisen
won first and second prizes in a tourna?
ment Of the caddies at the lins of the
Belleclaire Golf and Country Club, at
Bayside, Lon Island, which was con
! eluded yesterday. Lawkins ?-(?turned
a net scoro o( 8-1 on a handicap of 10
arid Kechlisen, who had the same
handicap, scored 87 net.
The members of the club raised a
generous fund with which to buy eight
pri os. Several of the members dropped
business and motored t?> Bayside to
caddy for the boys.
V. S. Soccer Team Loses
STOCKHOLM. Sept. 10. -The Beth?
lehem Steel football team was defeated
at Gothenburg Monday, the score be?
ing 3 to 1. ,
Giants Score
Easy Vi
Over the Cubs
Hendrix Knocked Out of
Box in First; Ross Young
Injured, Leaves Game
CHICAGO, Sept. 10.?Eighteen solid
hits tell in a nutshell the reason why
the New York Giants defeated the Chi?
cago Cubs here to-day. The score was
7 to 2. The visitors were on a batting
rampage, with Burns nnd KnulY leading
tbo way with three safeties apiece.
Hendrix, Bailey and Carter in turn
faced the Giant batters nnd were pum?
melled all over the lot,
Fred Toney and Jess Barnes divided
the pitching burden for the (liants and
succeeded in holding the Cub batsmen
to a paltry live safeties. Toney was
excused after two innings of work, as
the Chicago men seemed to be getting
the range of his curves. Barnes took
his place. Toney was found for two I
hits, while Barnes twirled so effectively
that he allowed the local men to add
only three more singles to this total.
Statz Gets a Chance
Although successful in taming the
Cubs, the (liants lost the services for
many days of Boss Young, the versatile
outfielder. In stopping Barber's double
in the second inning, Young split a
finger on his right hand, necessitating
medical attention and his removal from
the game. This gave Statz, of Holy
Cross College fame, a chance in left
field, where he handled four chances
with ease.
Hendrix experienced a torrid time
in the opening inning, when the Giant,3
scored three runs and caused his exit.
Burns singled and immediately stole
second, beating Killefer's good throw
to the bag. Young followetl with a hit
to left field, Burns stopping at third.
Fletcher then drove n long fly to Mc
Cabo, on which Burns scored and
Young reached third.
Zimmerman and Kauff then inserted
singles, tallying two more runs. Here
Bailey replaced Hendrix. McCabe |
robbed Kelly of a triple when he made'
a one-handed catch of his long drive
n? ar the right field wall.
Chicago scored once in the second,
which frame Barber opened with a clou- '
ble and reached home on two infield '
outs. I
The third inning saw three Giants
remain stranded on the bases. Herzog
throw out Zimmerman, but Frisch and;
Kauff singled and Kelly walked. Sny
der then raised a pop fly to Herzog,!
while Burnes, batting for Tonev, fouled
to M a gee.
Barnes was unsteady, upon relieving ,
Toney in the third, and passed McCabe.
Ilollocher beat, out a hit to Frisch, and
??n Herzog's infield tap .McCabe reached
third. Statz pulled down Merkle's long
fly, on which McCabe scored.
One linn an Inning
While Barnes was puzzling the Cub
batsmen, the (liants tallied one run in
each of the last four innings. In the
sixth Barnes doubled and liad barely
caught his breath on second when
Burns singled to centre, chasing the]
pitcher home. Zimmerman also tallied
in the seventh as the result of his
triple and KaufT's long fly.
Carter succeeded Bailey in the
eighth on the mound for Chicago.
Ceorge Burns upset the Cub twirler
when he singled and stole second and
continued to third on Daly's low throw,
to catch him stealing. Fletcher then ?
shot, a hot one past Carter, Burns
scoring.
Ilollocher's error on KaufT's hit, fol
lowed by singles by Kelly and Snyder, i
gave the Giants their last run in thej
ninth.
Earl of Derby's Entry
First in St. Leger Stakes
DONCASTER, England, Sept. 10.-?
I The Karl of Derby's Keysoe won the St.
Leger Stakes o\' 0,000 sovereigns (ap?
proximately $30.000), run here this
afternoon. Dominion was second and
i Major Waldorf Astor's Buchan third.
To-day's running of the St. Leger
: was the first since 1914, the event hav
, ing been cancelled during the war
'< years. The race is for three-year-olds,
: entire colts and t'.l?es, over a distance
of one, mile, six furlongs, 132 yards.
New Field for Semi-Pros.
Starting Sunday the Farmers will
become the home team at Ivanhoe
Park, Glendale, Long Island, where
they will siage double-headers Un?
balance of the season. The Farmers
lave developed many players now in
the major ami minor leagues. "Chad"
See. recently signed by Cincinnati, was
a member of the semi-pro team last
season.
Kube Marquard to Umpire
Rube Marquard, the Dodger south?
paw, will umpire the baseball game
between (le?era! O'Ryan's ''Rough?
necks" and Colonel lull Hayward's
"Hill Fighters'" at Ebbets Field Sun?
day. T'ne game will be the sporting
feature of the monster Coal Fund
Fete, under the auspices of the Brook?
lyn Ball Club, the Elks and public
! spirited citizens.
ctory
Standing of Major League Clubs
AMERICAN LEAGUE j NATIONAL LEAGUE
(JAMES TO-DAY (;AMES T(MUY
Cleveland at New York I
St. Louis at Boston (two) i New York at'Chicago
Detroit at Philadelphia Brooklyn at St. Louis
Chicago at Washington (two) Philadelphia at Pittsburgh
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
Cleveland. 3: New York, 0 (1st). .. v , _ ?.,
Cleveland. 3: New York, 2 (2d). Npw ?<"*? 7?C?c**?i 2- B
Philadelphia, 6; Detroit, 5. St. Louts, 11 ; Brooklyn, 8.
St. Louis at Boston (rain). Cincinnati, 2; Philadelphia, 0.
Chicago at Washington (wet gr'ds). Boston at Pittsburgh (wet gr'ds).
STANDING OF TEAMS STANDING OF TEAMS
XV. L. Pet. W. L. Pet. W. L. Pct.l W. L. Pet.
Chicago.. 80 44.615'St.Louis. 01 GO .516 Cin'nati. 87 40 .685'Bklyn... 6064.484
Clevel'd. 73 51 .589 Boston. . 60 62.492 N.York.. 77 46 .626!Boston... 50 71.413
Detr.-it 71 54.5681 Wash.... 47 78.376 Chicago.. 65 58 .528 St .Louis 46 75.380
\ York . 66 56.541 Phila.... 34 90 _7i Pittsb'gh 63 61 .508jPhila... 44 77.364
A Handy Man Around the House - bxbriggs
(Copyright. 1910, Now York Tribuno luo.)
Federal Law Bars
Lottery Plan for
Big Series Tickets
CINCINNATI, Sept. 10. The plan
for distribution of the world's series
reserved seat tickets in Cincinnati, if
tho Reds are participants, was slightly
amended to-day.
Under the original plan of allotting
the thickets, through the lottery syr.
tem of drawing as announced, the Cin?
cinnati club officials bad come slightly
within the scope of the Federal law as
it relates to tickets or prizes of chance.
The necessity for the changes be?
came known to-day when August Herr?
mann, president of the Cincinnati club,
was summoned to the Federal building
by First Assistant District United
States Attorney James Clark and Post
oflice Inspector Morgan Griswold, who
explained to him just what was wrong,
under the law, with the original plan.
The officials pointed out -vhat altera?
tions would have to be made, which
Herrmann announced would be attend?
ed to at once.
"Under the change, which Mr. Herr?
mann promised to make, ever*, thing
will he all right," said Assistant Dis?
trict Attorney Clark. "Everything
has been satisfactorily arranged,"
Herrmann said. "There is ample timo
to make changes in the club's plans."
Six-Run IJally in 9th by
Mackmen Routs Tigers
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10. ? Pinch
bitting extraordinary enabled Phila?
delphia to score six runs with one out
in the ninth inning and win from De?
troit to-day, 6 to 5. The Tigers rolled
up live runs on Boone, one of Mack's
recruit pitchers, while Dauss held the
Athletics to a single hit until the ninth
inning.
In the last inning Wingo singled, and
scored on Griffin's triple. Welsh's
grounder was fumbled hi' Bush. Callo- I
way forced Welsh, Griffin scoring.
Strunck walked. Burrus tripled. Gallo?
way and Strunck scoring. Walker hit ;
a home run into the left field bleach?
ers, scoring Burrus ahead of him and!
winning the game.
The score:
DETROIT (A. L.) I riin.A. (A. h.)
al? r 11 pn a el lib r h po a e
r.ush, R9 ..3 1 1 0 3 2 High, rf ...4 00 3 00
Cobb, c-f ..5 1 3 2 0 OlWIngo. If ..4 11 1 0 0
Vouch, ir. .4 1 2 1 0 o (?riffln, lb ..41110 40
Hell'an, lb.3 0 1 8 0 0 Welsh, if ..400 3 00
Shorten rf.:. n 2 1 u o (iirllmvay. ss.3 1 1 4 10
Jones, 3b ..5 0 o 0 0 0 Dugan, :<b ..300 1 00
Voting. 2b .11 1 4 0 0 Dykes, 2b ...300 4 20
Alns'ilh C.4 1 3 0 2 0 Styles, c ...200 1 10
Dauss, l) ..3 0 U 0 4 0Ho<mo, I? ...2 0 0 0 5 1
hwnt .100 o ? o
Johnson, p ..000 0 00
-Strunk .oio 0 no
Ullurnis .Ill 0 00
?JWalker _ill u 00
Total-, ..36 5 13*25 0 21 Totals ...326527131
???r?.' oui when winning run scored.
? Hatted for Boone In eighth inning.
tBatted fur Dugan In ninth Inning.
(?Batted tor Dykes In ninth inning.
' Batted fur Styles In ninth Inning.
Detroit . 0 0 3 1 o 0 0 1 0? 5
Philadelphia . 0 o 0 0 o 0 0 0 6? 6
Two-base hits?Vrarh, Young. Thri'fi
base hiis Cobb. Griffin, Burrus. Home
run?Walker. Stolen bases?Bush, ShorT
ten. Sacrifice hits? Heilman. Dauss. Left
on bases Detroit 10, Philadelphia 4.
Bases on balls?Off Hour." 4. off Dauss 3.
Mita ? Oft Boone 12 In S innings, off John?
son 1 in 1 Inning. Struck out?By Dauss
10, by Johns.m 1. Winning pitcher?John?
son.
Carl Morris Knocks Out
Conqueror of IMeehan
OAKLAND, Cal., Sept. 10.?Bill La
rue was knocked out by Carl Morris,
of Oklahoma, here in the second round
of a four-round bout last night. Larue
was knocked through the ropes and
into the press box.
Larue had been considered a candi?
date to meet Jack Dempsey, world's
heavyweight champion, as the result
of his recent defeat of Willie Meehan.
Fight Tickets Put on Sale
Billy Gibson announced last night
i that tickets for the Benny Leonard
I Johnny Dundee bout are now on sale
I at his Criterion cafe in Th?. Bronx,
and at all the ticket agencies in New
York and New Jersey. This pair of
lightweights will meet next Wednes?
day night at the Newark Sportsmen's
Club, in the. 1st Regiment Armory.
American Association
Milwaukee, S; Louisville, 2.
Minneapolis, 4; Toledo, 1.
Indianapolis, 8; St. Paul ?
Columbus, 3: Kansas City. 2 (1st)
Kansas City, 7; Columbus, 1 (2d).
B-*8EBA1X TO-DAY. N. Y. American? vs.
r-AdvU ?rounds. 3:30. Aim. 50c
(Copyright, 1919, New York Tribune Inc.)
Rhymes of the Ancient Rooter
It was an Ancient Hooter and he stoppeth one of three,
"By thy long, gray beard and glittering eye, now wherefore stoppest me?
"I am a Cincinnati fan," he answered with a gleam,
"And I intend to tell the world about our gallant team.
"For fifty long and weary years we travelled without motion,
About as fast as painted ships upon, a painted ocean.
"For fifty long and iveary years we !>ad no skill or science,
But now we're sitting on the world above the Cubs and Giants.
"For fifty long and weary years we've been a standing joke;
We've furnished funny paragraphs and made a nation choke.
"I was a blue-eyed, tow-haired kid, when back in Rooters' Row
I started in to ivatch the Reds some fifty yeurs ago.
"And year by year my whiskers grew and turned from gray to white,
And still we couldn't cop a flag amid the bitter night.
"And year by year my heart grew cold until my hopes were furled,
But now above the Cubs and Giants we're sitting on the world.
"I am a Cincinnati fan," we listened to him rave,
"And I have earned a golden dream within a happy grave."
Earned Back and Forth
Those who might be a trifle bewildered by the Cincinnati conquest
might consider these details:
They lead their league in batting.
They lead it in runmaking.
Out of the eight leading pitchers they have no less than six.
Their infield and outfield defence has been of a high order all year.
And they have had a manager able to coordinate these various talents
and to keep his club at top speed from April through September.
What other reasons would you care to have?
We observe where the Hon. Babe Ruth is going into the movies. Our
tip to the scenario writer in charge of the plot is that he insert some
episode wherein the Babe breaks up a ball game with a home run, in order
to provide a totally unexpected climax.
"Houdini crawls out of a deep cellar with his hands manacled back
of him." This subtle stunt should be an inspiration to Connie Mack.
Concerning the Punch
Just as it was about definitely established that pitching was the main
factor in baseball we happen upon these annoying statistics:
The Reds lead the National League in batting and the Giants rank
! second. Their club standing is 1?2.
I In the American League the eight clubs now stand in the percentage
| column precisely as they stand in batting strength.
Chicago is the hardest hitting club, with Cleveland second, Detroit
? third, New York fourth, etc.
The festive base hit apparently still remains an integral part of our
i national frolic. It is not quite yet a relic of useless production.
The Walloping Year
The wallop, or the punch, has played a big rart in all championships
? this year. Walter Hagen, the open golf champion, is a type of the power
| ful, slashing hitter. Dave Herron earned at least a portion of his triumph
I by his ability to get fine distance over a water-soaked course and by the
j tremendous power he displayed in ripping his way out of bunkers.
Johnston and Tilden, the two tennis finalists, are both members of
j the hard hitting colony, and the same applitjs to Gerald Patterson, the
star Australian.
Terrific punch ability crowned Jack Dempsey king of the heavy
| weights. And now we have the two hardest hitting ball clubs leading the
: major league parade as they patter along beneath the arch of triumph.
I The entry minus a wallop in these parlous days is about through before
; he starts.
The discussion has been started again as to whether golf courses
should be made harder. Why doesn't some one start a scheme or plan
to make the golf scores lower, say, to reduce the general average by about
ten strokes?
Babe Ruth might consider Mr. Gray's lino- as t^ where "the paths of
glory" lead to. Buck Freeman, who held the h nt; ive home run record
for twenty years, is now an umpire.
Sallee Shuts Out
Phillies in Final;
Reds Win by 2-0
CINCINNATI, Sept. 10. ? "Slim"
Sallee was in excellent form to-day
and outpitched Hogg, enabling tho
league loaders to win their last game
with Philadelphia by a score of 2 to 0.
Only one visiting runner reached third
base.
The Reds scored their two runs in
the fourth on a single by Daubert, a
double by Roush and a hit to centre
by Duncan after Neale ami Kopf had
struck out. Both teams fielded fault?
lessly. The score:
rillLA. (X. I.) ? CINCINNATI (N. L.)
ab r h p. p a ? ?b r li po a <?
I.'Bnurv'u, It. I 02 2 0 0 Rath, 2b ...402 4 SO
Hlack'ne, 3b.4 0 1 3 1 Olllaubert, lb..4 1 1 13 0 0
Williams, cf.4 0 0 2 OOiltousli, rt ..412 3 00
Mensel, rf ..4 no 2 I 0'Xeale, rf ...300 0 0 o
Luili-ru*. lb..:'. 0 1 6 0 0 Kopf, as ...300 3 7 0
?Cravath ...100 0 0 0|L>uncan, If...302 1 00
Bancroft, ss.Mul 4 3 0 Sehrelber, 3b,2 0 0 n 4 U
1'iiiilette, 2b.X ? 1 2 3 01 Wingo, c ...2 0 0 3 0 0
Adams, c ..2 0 1 .! 3 0lSallee, p ...2 0 2 ? 3 0
?logg, p . . .r, o o o 2 0
Totals .. .31 0 7 24 13 0, Totals .. .27 2 '.) 27 17 0
"Hatted for Luderus in ninth inning.
Philadelphia. 00000000 0?0
Cincinnati... 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0- -2
Two-base hits ? Roush, Duncan. S:,.lon
base?La Bourvau. Sacrifice hit Sehrel?
ber, Adams. Double plays Schreiber to
Hath tu Daubert; Kopf to Rath to l'au
berl ; Meusel to Luderus. Left on bases ?
Philadelphia, 5; Cincinnati, ? Bases on
balls?off Hogg:, ;;. Struck uut?By Sallee,
1; by Hogg, 2.
Members of 13th Regrt.
In Meet on Saturday
Practically every member of the
13th Coast Defence Command will com?
pete in the various events at the sec?
ond annual field day games of the regi?
ment, which are to be held at Brooklyn
Athletic Field on Saturday afternoon.
The feature of the occasion will be the
reviewing of the regiment by General
John F. O'Ryan, who commanded the
27th Division in France.
Twenty thousand invitations have
been issued, which means that many
will be compelled to follow proceed?
ings standing up. As ex-service men
are eligible to take part in the athletic
contests, they are requested to' send
their entries to Captain Joseph G.
Hardmeyer, 357 Sumner Avenue., Brook?
lyn, immediately.
The events to be held follow:
100-yard equipment race, two entries
from each company; 50-yard fat man's
race, closed to officers; 220-yard dash,
closed to ex-service members of the
13th; 25-yard rescue race, two-man
teams, two teams from each company;
220-yard daaji, closed to officers; 75
yard inter-company dash, entire com?
pany to compete, time of la>t man to
count; half-mile run, li^ht marching
order; one-mile bicycle race, half-mile
inter-company relay race; ball game,
Putnams vs. JcfFersons, officers only.
Kilbane to Finish Grind
. Here for Burns Battle
Jimmy Dunn, manager of Johnny
Kilbane, featherweight champion of the
world, telegraphed Dave Driscoll,
matchmaker of the Jersey City Ball
Park Boxing Club, that the title cham?
pion holder will leave Cleveland to-day
or to-morrow and arrive in New York
Saturday. Kilbane, who is matched to
box Frankie Burns in the star bout at
the "Edward I. Edwards Old Home
Night" show in the Jersey City ball
park next Tuesday night, will finish up
his training at a local gymnasium.
Al Roberts, of Staten Island, who put
Sailor Fritts "on the fritz" at tho
Bayonne A. C. on Tuesday night, is
scheduled to meet big Ed. Kinley.
Jimmy De Forest's heavyweight, in a
special eight-round bout preceding the
Burns-Kilbane championship battle.
Joe Lynch is also on the card.
The ball park is only ten minutes
l from New S'ork, via Hudson tube to
! Summit Avenue, Jersey City.
Fire Leading Batters
In Major Leagues
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Player. Club. C. AB. K. IT. PC
Cohb. Detroit.110 444 77 170 .333
Jackson. Chicago .124 462 69 163 .353
Sisler, St. Louis..119 459 84 159 .346
Veach, Detroit.124 473 78 163 .345
Peckinpaugh. N. Y.105 383 82 128 .334
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Player, Clnb. G. A.B. K. H. P.C.
Roush, Cincinnati .122 467 67 149 .319
Hornt-by, St. Louls.122 450 57 139 .309
Meusel. Phlla.119 467 59 144 .308
Groh, CIncinr_ti...119 440 78 135 .307
Myers, Brooklyn. . .120 456 52 138 .303
Dodgers Yield
Again to Cards
InSluggingBee
St. Louis Batters Pile t'n
Six Runs in the Third
Inning; Final Score, \\jft
ST. LOLLS, Sept. 10.?The Dodger?
are gradually eliminating them3?lve?
as contenders for a berth in the first
division. Robbie's "warriors" 1
?ved up
to their reputation as a rank road
team by losing another game to the
Cardinals to-day. The s<-or<* was 11
to 8. A "crowd" of 50C viewed th?
funereal contest.
The score belies the sort of (ram?
that was played. It became farcical
as early as the third inning, when six
of the home lad3 marched across t'*-?
plate after two men had been put out
Al Mamaux was permitti I to r main on
the mound through? it I ? bombard?
ment. Even ?n the ru c< inning, when
the ("arris continued to ? iund the ex
Pirate, Robinson did no1 de? m it ad?
visable to derrick Mamai
So Mamaux remained and the Rickey*
continued the onslaught. In the >:x-h
Henion, a recruit, was reached for two
runs by the Cards.
Marvin Coodwin started in the box
for the winners, and was rewarded for
his good effort with a vacation after
the seventh inning. WitI this young
star out of the way the D dgers sud?
denly awoke and in the last tw i .nnings
slashed the offerings of Woodward,
Koenigsmark, Parker and Tuero for
six runs, four of them ccmir.g in the
last gasp.
The whole story is toM in the pro
duction of the six runs in the third.
Johnston threw out Mollwitz arid
Lavan. Then Coodwin walked. Schult?
beat out a hit to Olson. Heath
cote beat out a bunt, filling the
bases. Stock singled to It ft, scoring
Coodwin and Schultz, Heathcote tak?
ing third and Stock sec?n i ? n the
throw. Hornshy walked, filling the
bases again. McHenry doubled to cen?
tre, scoring Heathcote and Stock. Dil
hoefer beat our a hit to Konetchy,
Hornsby .-curing. McHenry taking third.
On a balk by Mamaux McHenry went
home and Dilhoefer wem to .-?--cond.
Mollwitz came up for the second time
and ended the agony by being thrown
out by Olson.
Tin- score:
BROOKLYN (X. h 1 I ST. LOCT9 (N L.)
ab r h po a e h po n
Olson, u ,12 1 3 4 OlSchultz, rf : 2 0 0?
2b 5 -? 2 3 3 0.1 - .. rf ! 1 ? 0 0 fl
Griffith,' rf.51 3 2 0 O'Hcath'e. cf.4 - 2 1 DO
?5 Wheat, lf.3 0 1 1 I - 4 2 2 2 20
111 k" t: If.20 0 il 0 0 H -.' ' :b.2 1 2 2 ?0
Myers cf 5 13 11 U'Hcary. 11 I 1 2 00
Kernel'; lb 0 0 6 1 0 Sh 41 . If.l 0 0 1 00
?i 'ndt lb.2 0 0 4 1 0:D ? -. 10 16 00
Kilduft 3b..20 2 1 3 O'M li'iU. I! I ' 0 12 0 0
BaJrd ' 3b..2 0 0 0 0 0 I.tvan. s^ .nonio
? M r. c ..* 1 0 2 :..?".. - : '? I . - '.
Mamaux. p.l 0 0 0 o r? . ; - -
Henioi p. .1 0 0 1 0 0 K ?en'rk. p.O 0 0 0 00
?Al Wheat 0 10 0 0 0 ?' Pi I. p.O 0 I
li'drker. p I
; 1
Totals ..39 3 12 24 15 2 Totals .32 11 .:..l
?Baited tor Henion i n ng.
Brooklvn . l c< ? U 2 4?8
St. Louis. 0 0 ?'? 3 0 2 0 0 x?11
Two-base hits?Lavan McHenry, Horns
bv. Three-1 ise hit ? Myers -. Stolen
base?-Heathcote. s.??: fly H rnst?
; louble ; lays - i 'is? n, John t? n and
Schmandt; Konetchy, Mill r, Ki luft and
? Hson : Stock Hornsby and M ? ? .--' Uft
on bases?Brookin 7. Pt. Louis 4. Bas?!
. :: balls?Oft Mamaux 4 off Henion .'.off
?' idwin 1, off K nlgsmark i Hits?OK
Go idv.-in 6 In 7 ini rigs, off \V n d*?.. I 1 In
: Inning, off Parker 1 in no li Inga hiom
.ut In ninth |. off Koei - '. In no
Innings (none out in eighth) ofl Mamaux
10 :.-! 5 Innings. Hit by ; it ':-.? : ?By Par?
ker ? M. Wheat). Balk Mamaux Struck
out?By Mamaux I, by Heni n 2, by
Goodwin 4. by Tu< ro 1. Wild pitrh?
Tuero. Winning pitchei G Iwin. Lo?'
h ; pitcher M in au x
Trotters Set Two
World's Records
Before Bi<? Crowd
SYRACUSE, Sept. 10..Two new
world's records were written into
trotting history at the X.-.v York State
Fair Grand Circuit M< - after?
noon, where in the 2:07 trot Echo Di?
rect anil Kasten shattered existing
marks for four-year-old ge'-:?n>*s.
? Echo Direct, the sturdy son of Echo
Todd and Victoria Direct, trotted tha
third heat in 2:051.4. In the fourth
heat Ben White piloted Easton to a
mark when he drove the big roan
around the course m 2:06%. Echo
Direct was hard pressed in the third
heat by Easton and when the pair
reached the lower tarn before breaking
into the stretch a blanket would have
covered them. The final quarter of tha
mile was trotted in 30-4 seconds. More
than 30,000 people witnessed the per?
formances of the two fleet trotters.
Chief interest in the day's event?
appeared to centre ,n the three-cor?
nered duel in the 2:10 pace for
the Syracuse stake of $3,000, in which
Goldie Todd vanquished Senardo sr.d
Frank Dewey after three Bensational
heats.
The summaries:
2 07 TR? IT; PURSE $1.< 00.
Easton, ro. g., by The Tramp
? White). 1 2 3 1
Echo 1 'irect, b. g. (Brusie) . ., 5 3 1 1
P< ter June, ? h g. (Jon 114 3
Hi-', 's I. isole, b. m. (Cox) . - 4 3 ro
Charley Penn, h. g. (Dliker
son) , ? f. fi ro
Pime - v '? ?... ? ''i, ? - ? ? \
2 12 PACE; PI i:sK. {
Irish Voter, t. g., ):?,- John A
McKei r in ( N'obl i) . lit
Prince Pep* c-r ! Ik i- (H ?'.>?> . - - \
Pre I Ha .- i M ;?: .rson 3 3 3
Ploren? R Peters, ch. n (Cox) 4 4 fir
Tin ??? 2:08h, 2 06 ' ? ' * '
TWO-YEAR OLD ', ?:? IT, THE K V S "'*
M ?" . PURSE* $2 12.!
Brot her ! '? tel b ? by Pet r
th? Great (Thoma i ..111
Uttle Lee, b. g. (M _ 2 1 ?
,;r:\r,, Drake, h;k f (White) ... 8 - -
K ing Stout, ch. h (Stout). . 3 4
Wit? : Wiki, b. g. (J -..? -, ? 6 dr
Eliza 1 oi rt) Todd
ari'l Bourbon W .-?:?...
Tim? . ? . - . .
2 10 PACE, 'THE SYYR '. L'SE ; PI RSB,
?
Gol lie Tod i b m . by T? Id
M ic i.I mea) . 2 1 J
:-? :. irdo, b g. (Murphj. 1 " |
Frank ! lewey, br h. (Cox) - *'
. . - ,
T< ' BEAT 2 ! 1 TR? '
Di Ion b 1: . ! . Dill n A (worthy
(Crossman)
West Virginia's Eleven
In Long Signal Drills
MO ne; AN TOWN'. W. Va., Sept. 10. -
'Two lonjr signal drills, the first of tna
present season, featured \\ ' "? ' ?' '
?a'a workouts at Mont Chat ? ? '
The first line-up pr?-.. ? I ?
Bailey at centre. McCue and Mullan at
? trviard's, Harrick and ice al tackles,
1 Mills and Hager at ends, Lewis at
! quarterback, Hite and Lent? at ha.f
! backs, and Rodi*ers at fullback.
Only one man, Mullan, appears in
? this line-up who has not already
[ earned his 'varsity letters here. The
j "dummy" also came in for its first
: punishment to-day.
AUTOMOBILEM" FOR KENT -
PACKARD FUR HIRE, 7 pa??ecf?sr; car***
11 driver ; i? an hour. Plax* MS.

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