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THE SUN, SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 1918.
With a Championship Team of Veterans, 1918 Training J aunt to Marlin Offers Feu) Opportunities to Giant Youngsters FEW VACANCIES ON YANKS WERE ADEPT QUAKER CITY DOG WITH SQUEEZE PLAY SHOW A BIG SUCCESS"- - - - Succeeded More Often Than I ili'srli Class T)o,'s and MyM Any Other Team in Either ! Crowds at Seventh Anniinl League Last Season. A. K. C. Exhibition. Utility Infielder Only Place Yonngsters Will Have Chance to Compete For. NOT TIMED BY GIANTS I PHANTOM EAHNS TITI.K YOUXG SURE OF A BERTH 8 "" ; Promising Colts Who Will Make Trip to Marlin, Giants' Training Camp I V . ' Boss Is Host Looking Rookie to Be Taken on Marlin Training Trip. fljr SHORTSTOP. With a veteran team which was atrong enough last season to run away with the National league pennant and which might hare won. the world's cham pionship last fall hut for somo dumb baseball, the coming Giant training jaunt to Marlin doesn't hoU a lot of premise for the Giant youngster. It will bring him a change of climate, a chance to see a Spite bigger thnn Germany, hut not much chapce of win ning n his leagui berth. Pc that matter Ihe Giants will take less young players to Martin this spring than any jear since the club his been training there, only thltUen youngsters will accompany the team, nnd of this number six already hive tra'.ned In Marlin. Several other Giant youngsters are In the service. Al Ualrd. the promising young Infielder who was with the club all of last season. Is In the navy, as Is John Paul Jones, a llnell rieseenriAnt of the great Admiral. Jones appeared to be quit a promising pitcher, as he led the Texas League hurlers last sea v Hon while pitching for Shreveport. George Kelly, who has been tried by the Olants off and on for the last three years, Is now a sergeant In the National Army, and Sterling Stryker. ;i young pitcher from Atlantic Highlands, also has been called In the draft. Xot a member of the regular Olants has enlisted or been drafted so far. though Benny Kauff may bo called In the next contingent. Towns; Moat PromUlnaj I.ad. The most promlilng of the Giant youngsters la Ross Young, the best look Ing rookie the club has owned since Georgia Burns came up. McGraw saw Toung play on the training trip of 1 916 when the kid was a member of the Sher man, Tex., team. He was bought on the pot and taken to Marlin last spring, Ho was farmed out to Rochester, where he proved the star of the International League. Young hit .35S and stole thlr , ty-four bases. Young plays either the In field or outfield, and McGraw Intends to break him In as an outfielder unless contingencies require his use at second case as an understudy to Larry Doyle. With Balrd available he would have ' besn used as Infield utility man. but It msy lie necessary to keep Young In that capacity next season. Young la as cer tain of being retained as George Burns o. Heinle Zimmerman. One thing is certain, tlvit despite ths overabundance cf material in other de partments there will be quite a con test on for th role of Infield utility man. Joe Shepner who will be making 1 his third trip to Marlin. will have to make good this year. He was out twice on options, and If the club does not re- tain him It will be necesriry to releas? htm outright, Shepner alo wi.. a mem- ! ber of the P.ochester farmhands last 1 season. Shepner played good ball In , the Interaa.ttoni1 Tni-iie. thmirh he did I not sparkle like Young. He hit .22. "When he had his first tryout with the Olants Shepner had only seml-profes-ional experience, lie Is coming along at a good gait, however, and may make the team thle year. linker Another Infielder. Players who will contest for the In field utility berth with Shepner are Howard Maker. Hemingway nnd Joe Kodrlguez. Howard Baker I? a third baseman, like his more Illustrious name sake, J. Franklin. The Giants obtained Mm from Utile Itcck In 1913. but he refused to report In 1516. saying he could make more money making am- i munition In Bridgeport than he could playing ball. Last season he concluded to do a little ball playing again and took part In the Marlin excursion. He iras farmed to New Orleans, where he hit .265. Hemingway Is a player who has had considerable minor league experience. He will get his third tryout In the big leagues. Both Cleveland and the St. Louis Browns have looked him over. He hit .276 for Houston In the Texas Leaguo last senson. Rodriguez s no stranger In Marlin, as he visited the Texan reoort during both the springs of 1913 and tSlfi. The Cuban, a crackerjack first baseman, has a wonderful rench. He never has been much of a hitter, but la gradually Im proving In this respect. He hit .252 with Jtochester last rttunn. If the roster per mits It Rodriguez will have a good chance of sticking with the club as a utility first baseman. little .Need for w Outfielders. With such an array of outfield talent aa Burns, Kauff, Robertson and Thorre, to say nothing of the youngster Young, there wss little need of carrying along any surplus fly chasers. However, Clarence Pitt, a semi-pro picked out of central Illinois, will be taken to Marlin and will get a chance to show what be can do. He h a youngster with a repu tation for speed. Two young catchers are In the party. Jack Onslow and George O'Nell. Ons low was with Detroit In 1912, when poor hitting brought Ills release to the minors. He Is a good catcher and has a fine arm. When both McCarty and Gibson were disabled last season, leaving Rarlden to do all the work, Onslow was pur chased from the Buffalo club an the best minor lesgue catcher available. As he. hit only ..IS with Buffalo, It would be. Inadvisable to predict a brilliant National Leaguo career for him. His chance of remaining with the club depends largely on the form of Lew McCarty. After the mishaps which be fell I.ew last season McGraw feels a bit uneasy a to his present condition. The catching unknown Is Genrgls O'Nell, a St. Iouls boy, a product of the famous Kerry Patch district. He Is recommended by Pat Tebeau, the old Cleveland leader and American Association firebrand. He has a good catching name, though George Is not a member of the famous O'Nell baseball family, of which ateve O'Nell of Cleve land is the youngest brother. Barnes Added to Pitching St SIT. McGraw bolstered up his pitching staff to his. satisfaction by the acquisi tion of Jess Bartie:e, giving him three able bight banders In Pel rltt, Barnes and Tcsreau tn balance the three left handed stais, Si-hupp, Sailed and Ben ton. A Anderson ami Dcmaree are to be held In reserve, making eight men, there doesn t rerm to be much chance for a voungster breaking In on tho stuff this year. The pitcher who will cause most com ment in W. W. Hubbel if Buhl, Idaho, known In his native State as Walter Johnson 3d. Johnson, It may be re called, sarn to Washington unknown $Bi unheralQed from an Independent JHH T&SmtW' . Iti nil wr ssH" f if . si' V "4 . ;l I : as - saaKr atssW I c'.ub In ldiho. Hubbel l a yourg giant, larger than ,Joh..o!i. and mie powerful. Talc" already are being told of his grc.it ttrength. :uid the kpced with which he can throw a baseball. He Is exnocteil to be raw and green, but hli size already his appealed to McOraw. Tesrcau's tlzo flit appealed to Mc Graw more than his pitching. In fact McGraw took Jeff along despite the fact aa 11 pitcher there was notnlng to brag about In Jeffs work. However, a course In the minors and a post-grnduate course on the Giant 1 bench m.ide Big Jeff quite a pitcher. llojt A stain to Report The other young pitchers are Causey, tried out lat spring; Wnlie lloyt. the former Brooklyn s:hoolboy shutout king . Adam Swlgler, the forme:- lnlerelty of Pennsylvanl 1 star, and Roy Johnson, a youngster drafted from McAllister. Tex. Causev Is a toort oltcher who might do flne.work for a club I'ke the Cardinals or Pittsburg. He spent the summer In Rochester with the other members of the New York second team and was one of the best p'.tehers In the circuit. The tale of young Hovt frequently has been told. The Giants signed him at the age of sixteen In 1S1G and he was kept around the Polo Ground for a while. Later be wa sent out to the Cahtern IaRue anj at one ttr.-.e te Giants almost lo.it him. but went to the National rnmnvn'on to get him bad: He was taken to Mir'ln las' spring and then fint to Memphis with .Mike I onlln. He quit there when Donllu was. tired, and finished the season with Montreal. Swlgler did some great pitching for Penn and in the Delaware County League, outside of Philadelphia. He Joined the Olants last August, but was operated upon shortly after Joining the club. The only thing that Ik known about Johnson is that he was the hardest player to locate in the administration of John Foster ns Giant secretary. Three times Foster sent letters to John son, and after making trips around the Southwest they C3me back unanswered. About a week a so FoMer succeeded In locating the youth and sent him a con-' tract la a right handcr with a good nanv ife for a pltclie1 PLAN BIG SEASON FOR AUTO RACING Shtepthead Bay Track to Be Scene of Three Big Events. Deiotees of automobile speed racing are not to bo denied their favorite di version this year Plans were com pleted last night for the holding of a FerleH of championship events this sen son at the Hheepshead Bav Speedway by William II Wellman, who condu"tcd races at the track last year The first date will probably be Memorial Day, Thursday, May 30, with a crack field of American and Kuropean starters. It is planned to hold three meets during the year. The final and fenture event of the season will be the Harkness Cup classic, which drew over 73,01.0 peo ple to the Bay last September, The dis tance will be announced later for tho first contest. Touls Chevrolet, who won the Uarknre.i Cup last siason, will prob ably be one, of the sthrtors this year. Ralph lie Palma. the short distance speed king and holder of the world's six hour record, will renew his racing f-ud with Chevrolet Darin Resta, who emerged from retirement for one r.i' In 191", Is itching to get back into the game again. Johnny Altken, runner up to Resta in 1916, baH signified his Intention of starting again this year. Ira Vail and Ralph Mulford, the Brooklyn representa tives, aro getting their earn ready, nnd Oil Anderson, Eddlo Hcarne, Karl Cooper and a scoro of other lesser lights will bo seen chasing the gold and glory. Four Kuropean stars will brave the U-boats to compete on American tracks this year. They are Rene Thomas, Jean Chassagne, Arthur Uuray and Albert Guyot. This quartet has not raced ill America for several pennons, but all of thnn have reputations that put them In the front rank. I.VTI'.IK ITV II. II. A. MHI'.TIMi, T.ie Dual mtellng of the Intercity II. B. Association, Inc., will be held ill the Mlchaelsnn Building. 914 Broadway, near Myrtle avenue, Brooklyn, next Tuesday ovenlng; The association stands for the general uplift of the na tional pastime among scml-pro and am ateur teams, and controls upward of 100 local and out of town clubs, I 3 NEW TRAINING ! IClEfel CAMP SITES CHOSEN Mm JL fSSl Itcds, Pirates and Hi-own to Work Out at Quarters Other Than in 1917. There will l few changes. In the locitlon of the niajo- league b.-i-cl.al! club training camp" this spring as com pared with IS1T. of the sixteen clubs composing thy National and American Icarucs nil e:;ccpt three w '11 return to th ca'iips vhf:e tho prepared for the flag campaigns if lust cisoi In te senior organisation Clrclnuatl wil" train fit Montgomerj. Ala. l-i tcad of Shre jort. I-n . and Pittsburg will picparc nt Jacksonville, Fla . whereas a ear atti the pirate" were quartered Ht Columbia, Giu The St. Ixmls club of the Amcriiim Leaguo will work cut nt Shrcveort. La., In place of Palestine. Te. In ciery either case the teams will Hart sprlrg training this season at the campsj where they were located twelve monthi ago. As wns tho case In 1fH7, Texas) and Florida are the favorite States for base- i ball work preliminary to the battles for I the two major league pennants. Be tween them they will draw 50 per cent of the big circuit clubs. Each State will have four club", with Atkiinsnr. rlAi-tonl-i f snlnli.i.l r. -.. ... ..r.Ue .,:,. ,,,. ',ir,',,,n ' , mi.,,. i sre laiU on the lli-t with one club apiece. ' The complete list of litis training veinips with the approximate dates when tho majority of the players will report for their first workout Is as follows: ' Nations! I.rnune. i Club and Camp. Hate N"eiw- York, "Msrlln, Tex .March It nron'Klyn. "Hot ."prince, Ark March 1 1st. I.OUK 'Sun Antonio, Tex March 1 1 Cincinnati. Montsomers, Ala Msrch 11 'Boston. Miami. Kin March 14 'Chicago I'AemdetiH, c'al .. Mirrh 1.'. I Plttsh'irr, JaelcFonvllle. Fa Mnrrh 1 ' Philadelphia, St Petersburg. I'la March 15 American I. ratine. New York. Mnron, iia. . Mnrrh t; petrol'. Wissh.tihle. Tex Mnl'eh 21 chlcaKci, . Mlner.il Welts. Tex March 1 M l.ou.s. hhreveport. La. Marrh T (V -eland, Nw Orleans, La Msnh T. 1'hP.idelnlitn M.irl:oni .lie K.a Mar. h 14 Bosti.n, Mint Sprlnis. ,rV March Is WnshtnKtot sauku!". i't . Miri h "1917 training cam pi. SNYDER WOULD LIKE TO JOIN PHILLIES If Traded, Card Catcher Wants to Play With Quakers. St. Louis, March 2. If tie Cardinals want to trade Catcher Frank rlnydcr be t Will Mlll-t.l il 11.111 Mtl III Ulll "II" HUH j n tne .National Least.", uio clun tie Ibas.Ucked ou Is the Pillllles probably due. to his ndr.ilrit.on f r Pat Morin. : A letter was received here to-day which In part read. iii.ti i h ti nun i.iv i aiiuuii iiiid season. But If t,cy trade ine to l'ltw K m ., V, ' , i . i e. ?rnnS, K ''iV',', pI" ,1? t from Oklahoma when he. got tired of marchlnrt he sat down and told tho cap tain he was gtiltw to quit That will be me If Rickey trades ins to tho Pirates. I'll .erult, and I'm slncero about thlH. Wouldn't mind going to the Philadelphia club. That's tho only one, though. There Is nothing doing with Ihe Pirates." From Eome other ball plajern thl.s threat to retire would not excite a mag. nato or a manager. i.nt tin-.lflr .nt'- ferent from the cith's. He rldnm talks, seldun writes, but when he says something be mo.'c.i In fiat ellnvti'iii. I In the preliminary trade inovoa Sny- UPr lias mil o-en fil.eieu I e me I'miues ntul Itlrteev li'ls ilnn.. nil nf liiu fle.'illi.r- with the Cuas. Suncrbns. Braves and Pirates. Recently It was reported that Snyder and Cruise would be traded for Max Carey, but Hnydr's declaration un doubtedly blocks such an exchange. Whether the Cardinals would offer Snyder to tho Phillies, President Rickey would not say to-day. Famous Princess Traded for a Second Hand Wagon Noted Trotting Mare Which Earned a Fortune Tracks All Over Country Was Discarded as Youngster Because of Mixed Gait. H V. II. i T'.iere Is an Indian legend that the spirit of a brave chief is permitted to i return to tho scene i.f li s tr.umph.s In time of pe-.l or rejol.-'.ng nnd miiiikIc with the joung warriors. Inspiring them with his daring or elpqin neo when recit ing their deeds on the w irpith This li the red man's tribute to the memory of thce who are gone or, as Longfellow phrnsos It In "The Psalm of Life" I.Ie. of great men nil rinlwl us We cm mako our Hies yuMltur, And. ilepirtlnK. leave t.ehlnd us Footprints .n the sands of tune By applying the Indian ersmu to horses the wraith of Princess: must hale . hoieied many times e,- Amerh'.in tracks when the descendants of Happy Medium were reducing the worlds to -ords or w. lining stubbornly contested race.s. Prlneps. iii foiled In lWt! on a firm 0 I lu Vermont and was Inbie.l to imported I Messenger through Andrus's Kambleto I plan and Ilurdick's lhiginefr. As s-lio i was mixed called her owner did not value her very highly and traded her for a second hand wagon. Drifting about fiom town to town under the name of Topsy she In time became the property of D. M. Gago of iChlcago. She wa also started In a few races, but failing to "make good," was sold and taken actoss tho plains to Cnllfornii. Prlureas Unit Great Hndurnncr, , , pw hnmf t)lP Vcrnint mow I nfM r1p,, ,, mcil ffl. ., , , sp t -S Franchco .igiln.l Nf,,v Yo'fu ,,rlllCMj, ,. : .,, .,,. ,M faf! on th" Pnclflc cnst In 1S5S. Her nic c:i also attracted the attention of the driver James Koff, who passed '" hlatnry as "Dismal Jimmy." and il . .,.., .. ,i,, ,, n.. ..- Is almost a crime that Bret Haite never met him. Oakhurst, Kentuck and the Heathen Chinee were cherubs when i compnred with Koff, Whllo his methods i were elusive, no one ever questioned his skill as a trainer. I This was soon demonstrated with' Prlnress, as on January 3, I SS3, ho won . I wlln al ,'w" "'"- mrion n u;ii, aim loiioweu inai Micee.s wiin a nnti'h at ten mile, lo wagon for 3Ti, fipo with Glencoo Chief. They met mi M.irli ami Prince. . won In 29 : 101. ALo. when the Cilencoe Chief nee lie weii not Hat'st'.ed with the result lie iiriibi Htmtiie.' inatc't to harness for ' "',ltOO ten miles C be raced the fol day. Prlnress won again In 1 '"K SOslfi'i. In these two raws Princess made the greatest exhibition of endurance ever shown by a trotter to harness, and (die also lived up to her reputation when Eoff appeared with her on ths Long Isl- on (iOCIIKII. and co ;rex. Her tir't Melnlty In New York stari In the wa s nsalnst Flora Temple on June lfi at tlnce nillc.- t.i wnp-nn. 1 I ira won in (:..l T.ie follow ing week they were out again at two ml!s ;n barneys, and Princess w i. ii In 5 :02, 5 ;03. This ra.'e was followed by e!een specials, all of which weie won by Floia Temple, although '.ii a few i f them it looked as though Koff did not tiy very tinrd, while the money was divided fifty fifty. Toward tho end of the season th lone campaign, including a i-lp aernss the lontlneut. told on Princess. She became u'ntc and her feet also bnthered her The star event of the wason was t.iged at at Kalunazoo (i.to r 15. 1 H.1f, liming the horse fair It is aim the III. st dav at Kal.1ma7.no' ami a memora ble 0110 III the li'Mory of Lie tuif llarh 11 the week Magna ("larta won and iiiaile a world'" lecoiil of 2 3" foe four-yeais-ohlrt 'I'liat. however, was lo-t sight of by the thouraiids that w nt to .Vatlnnal Park to see Flora Temple, Princess and tne Wisconsin trotter Hon est Anse In the special. Both Princess and Honest Anse were off, tho latter bcliu drawn after thn second lieat. whllo the little bobtallcd marc was on edge. In the flret heat she raced tn the half in l.ll'-j and jogged home In 2.32'j ller t-eennd heat was trotted In 2:22'j, one second slowir than tin' time made at Cincinnati the preceding week, when she defeated Ike Cook In the third mil Flora passed tlu quarter In .ID Mconds nnd w.13 at the half lu 1 .!. McMann kept her going and tapped he, wlti the whip win II ncir the distaiu'c. The .gallant llttlo trott r responded nnd finished tho mllo In 2:lH;li. This was tie first mile ever made by 11 trotter below 2.20, while It also stood as the world's rcocrd until Dexter reduced It lu 1SC7, Princess Retired In 180.1. At tho closo of the season Prlnctss wa sshlpped Kast and retired. In 18H3 she produced hir only colt, Happy Medium. He retired unbeaten with a recoid of 2:33 '3. In time he also be caino the sire of the champion rtallloti lac Colib. 2 :l.1'i, and of Nane v Hanks. She reduced the world's v.Toiil to 2.01 and leilred unli aten, having lost only one heat ilurlng her career. While owned in Phi'ailelp'.iia llniqy .Meilium also got a gray cult rallfd Pilot Mc ilium. lie was injured and taken to Midi Igan, where lio b came famous as a she of speed. Among others he got a colt for D D. Slreetcr of Kiilainaznn, Ills I arrival In 1S95 makes the second day In Kalamazoo, an In thlH colt tho "eel ery city" sent out not only a Kentucky 1 Futurity v um r but al.so the greatest sire of light harness racing speed t lat the world has ever seen. His bteedcr named bun Peter ihe Grat. while his pedigree fhows that he stands three removes from Princess. I August 2. 19 IS. Is Kalamazoo's third day In the Princess Hue. On that date the JIO.OD purse for 2 :0S trotters was on tin programme nt the Grand Cir cuit meeting. There, were seven ftart ers, but the Iskuc was between Mabel Trask and St. Frisco. Tho former was by Peter the Great, a descendant of Princess, and thn latttcr by San Fran cisco, a product of California, where the gallant old mare first showed her quality a a trotter I'nder the inndl tlous the bor.ses ill this event were re quired tu r.ue four heats, and Mabel VTrn-K won all of Ihiiu In 2 o,,1, 2 03V 2:01' and 2.o:.i,, show.ng on Chut day as well as many others that she i.s without doubt the greatest luce mare that ever wore haruc?.s. To those who ask tepeatedly "What shall the harvest be"" the descendants of Pi luces supply an answer. Her son, Happy Medium, was rated as a sire of trotters that wcr. fast and good galted but could not go the route when the heats weie split until Nancy Hanks raced all comets lo a standstill and was never lo a drive In any of her races .Many had dnubts about the Pilot Medium's Hollers until Jack and Peter ihe Great weie seen in fi mil in the fastest compani. .1 Malcolm Forbes also dis.anleil .Lu k a- n load norse. nnd Peter the Great as a stock horse, but 111 the blue grass cniintiy the latter gave the turf Mabel TrasU. Gia.e. Peter Volo. Volga and a hot-t of others to conduce the world that Sadie Muck win the advance courier of n (lock of champions, all of which trace to Princess? and whose successes hltow the strides that have ben made in developing the liclit har ness horso In the fifty-nine years that have elapsed since Flora Temple started the 2.20 list at Kalamazoo, GOLF AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY I'lnn Resumption of Piny III liilcr eolteulnle l.enuue. Column'.! Is making plans for a golf team to compete with K.iH'ern colleges anil with local golf clubs. A question nalie sent by the Columbia riiiveit.ty Athletic Association to tho principal col leges of the Kast has tevealed all almost unanimous sentiment lu favor of the ic Mimptlou of golf this spring. Rutsers if the only college which will not Include golf umong Its sports. Accordingly ar rangements are being made for the res toration of the annual Intercollegiate golf tournament. This was cancelled last year because of tho war. Kven Georgia Tech has voted to enter such a tournament. Columbli will cuter a team If the In leiviillcgiate Golf Assoelat'on favo s this plan mid is now preparing n com plete M ledllll ful Ihe spr.llg. Meets have been arranged wit 1 lliinins. c. c N. V.. Pi liiccton and IVnnsylvnniii- two 1 t lioine and two nut of town. The ret of the eight or nine meets planned will bo with local clubs, The Blue and White team will have the ue of tho Nassau or Richmond County links. A. U Walker winner of tho university tournament In tho fall, Is tho best player on the team. Bill Donovan won the pennant In one ; league last season the souccze league. :io team tried tno play and got away was neni ai tne r irsi itegiment Arinoi j with It so often ns the Yankees, but 1 Philadelphia, last week, wai in nm.t they finished In front of the Red Hox successful yet held by the (Junker rn only by the narrowest of margins. Jack " club. More dogs of high clas were x. ' Barry, like Donovan, fancied the squeeze ' hlblted than ever before and the crowd,. as a means of scoring, and he had tho which turned out during the to dij former champions using tne play almost 1 session came close to breaking a recant as frenuentlv as the Yankees. The New Phantom of Ashcroft. the Imtmruj 1 Yorkers worked -the plav twenty-eight I . times and tho Itostonlans twenty-seven ! times. ' I Soma teams didn't trv It at all. These I all were National League outfits the j Olants, the Cubs and tho Superhas. The I Braves used the queesc play only one, :and that was the limit of the Browns along this line of attack. All told thero wcro e'ghty-seven ' squeezes lu the American and twenty nne in the National I,nnguc a total fir the tun big leagues ' 10$. Pirates a-ul ("ardlnaU were Hie lenders nt tue Na tional league, th" Petinylvonln and M's ollli coinblnatlotis Morklng Donovan's 1 favorite play eight times. In the way of winning games the I squeeze play paid poor dividends. Just thirteen battles were captured by the man on third starting for the plats after he had been tipped off the batter wns going to lay the ball down, The Red Hnv rvintllrA.l Dtn nt Ihntn mnfmf.r.ln. the White Sox three, the Yankees three """ Unliable Hecnril. and the Cirdlnals two. Phantom's record s an enxiablp nr.. The mot fearlevs Ininter on the jjp ,as competed In four sbnvvf In. squeeze was Prban Shorker of the America and at each he cauer a n Yanks, now the property of the Browns. . nation. Ills first appearance n t- Twice during the year he adopted tap bench was at the annual exhibition of tactics when he had two "trikes ns- the Pekingese Club In the PI.iz.i lloW sensed against him. Jno f'.edeon, who I There he was declared the best A week accompanies Shocker from the Umpire ! later he went tn Newark and in th to the Show Mo State, tried to bunt a Newark Kennel Club's open A K C." mm In from third In n game against the show he was put over every dou- elioar Tigers and succeeded admirably, for his' Hs third trip to the Judges wa at t. bunt proceeded to centre Held, 1 Westminster, where he was ben eu , ........ 1 and reserve to Faultless for the bi r(. Inventor of Play Inknonn. ,e n0Wi ,, Philadelphia appearanct Who Invented the squeeze play is tin- known, but It was used bark in the Brotherhood days and probably earlier than that. (Mark (irifnth revived the play when he was the leader of the Yankees and they were about the only et of athletes who used it for a long time fame spread to the mlnore. and a manager up in the Wisconsin-Illinois League nearly lost his Job because he tried tho play. His directors hail the t same opinion of the lunmaklug stunt ns ! John Mcliraiv has that It Is one of the 1 iion-eemlal commodltlrn of baseball. Moreover, until they reached this con elusion they never had heard of the play and thought their leader had gone In sane. It was only when the manager obtained u letter fiom the Old Fox stat- , lug that the Kiltie had frequently used the play with mh cess that the W.-l. leader was restored to the favor of bin employers. He never tried tin squeeze again, however, as long as he remained on that circuit. George Cunningham, Tiger pitcher, who spent some time down In Chntta- , nooga with Kid F.lhcrfeld, says that he leealls one gnme whore the Lookouts oh- fnlti.wl .ill... tit Ihalp ihlp.A... Inlll-. r..t ' tin- fqueeze. The elouble squeeze appeared a few times last season. Tho MacUmeu, when they weie at their best in 191.1, wete thought to have discovered a new mode eif attack, since they were experts nt gett.ng two i mis op one bunt. But here again the historians come to bat with some data legardlng the double squeeze long l.efoic the Athletics Introduced It Into the American League. Tills is a tippu.s fiom Tun Nrw York Sis- of July 1 1. I'iO.i. describing a game bet-veen the Cubs and the Superhas : How Described In "The San." "In the tltdi the Chaneemeu worked the s'queer wish variation Slagle singled and Mjloney doublej. Ciance was lilt b a pitched ball, filling the bases The la.e runnels nil came tear ing along as Jones pitched the ball and had such a start when Tinker bunted that not only one but two of them scored on the play before tho h:rrlflcd Brook lyns came to " The fliot of the double squeezes of 1917 cropped up nt the Polo Grounds cm April 27 when Bancroft and Stock of the Phillies scored on a ball pitched by Tcv-rcau and Hinted by Whltted Double squeeze No. 2 wns made In the Red Sax-Rrov.-n battle of May 23 Shor ten bunted on Sothoron ami Hooper and Janvrln n.ild off al !he nlale. I The I!vd So' ajsn were in double squeeze No 3. pulled on the Nationals when I u Mont was pitching on June 2a. Lewis was tne batter and Barrv and lloblitzell weie the runners No one was able to Held G Isiffs lilt ami he swelled libs batting average Instead ;f kcepiiu It .-tatlonao Un July I the Red tfov uncovered an other double squeeze, this time on the Athletics, fur whom Russell Conwell (alias Vuigllng) Johnson was pitching. Hoblitzcll laid the ball down and Hooper and Barry crossed the plate On Jul v 2S the Athletics, with Grnvcr batting and Melnnls and Seining on the move. worUed the double squeeze on Hie Timers, whose battery was Bolaiul and Manage. A near triple squeeze (three men fcored on it. anvhow) was worked mi t u Browns by the Red Sox 011 .lulv IS Gardner bunted on llogeis as II r.ner started plateard. and t.ie St L011U pitcher, knowing be had no play at home, tlied the ball Into right Held, Birry and Hoblitzcll following Harry B. home on the error. These were the men who did the bunt ing in the squeeze plays of 1917 : Tennis I'alnic the Siiiece In 11117. Yankees. :-M.iRee and Mliieker. 4 NiinaniJ(" . Mnlsel. pe, k nnd High, 5. M.'irsans nnd Miller. ? Ollllup, Walters Alexander an-1 Cn-deon, 1 Ite.l sov. .7 law is, e,. ,s,.it'. Thomas nn.l JlolilrJi-ll. I. Harry tin.l Shorten. . Ctar.lner Aitn-w llnep.r. Walker ani Foster I Whip. .i.v t' .-'.hulk. t: e-iiiiii Iti-herg rl...- Cliotle ..nil M, Mnlllll riraies. Schnil.lt. I 1-i.rej-, 3. I'liler and VV ar 1 t'.iralnah. s- ,t. Sinlili nnd iii.n.nl.- : F Smith. Miller, lliilnl and Misdona I. Indian. 5 r,ans. 4. O'Neill, 1 Alhlet'es, r, -Mrlnl'.ls. .' , llUK.in. Grovel and W .luhnann, 1 I'lKera. 4 Young, !. Bush ami Vltl 1 Nutlenalii, 3 Avers. IIenr an I Shanks. 1 Phillies. 2 Whltted, 2. Ileila. V Shcah. 5. a nr.ivea, 1 - Wllholt itrowns, 1 Uvan nOXIMi BF.XKFITFOIl MOl.DUIUS, Benny Leonard, woild's lightweight e-hnmnlon : Jack Britton. former welter. I weight tltl" holder; Irish Patsy dine. .lohniiy Dundee. Mile- .Iacl:.soii, Joe I.vnrli ,inl Mcnnv N'a'.iTar have ,-ieicciI t'l np'ieir at the boMlig show to be givei '.next Frnlav 11 ghi at the Itrnn.v Armoiy. I'ultoii avenue and li"3d stieet, Hionv The itffa.r is being staged for the pur poso o." railing money to buy tobu-co nnd ithletlc p.-irnpheruslla for the bojs i if Battery D, Second Field Artillery, now known as the lil.",th Field Artil lery, who soon arc expected to leave Spartanburg for France No admission will he charged, but a collection will be taken up. The srentli annual bench shovi- i,r the Philadelphia Kennel Club utn. Peke, owned by Kldrldgc Orry Snow, Jr., which came within an sen of carryl 1 Ing off premier honors at the Westmln. ster Show In Madison Square n.irri. the previous week, scored another r. t lory. At the New York ihow only u,, . Canadian bred bull n-rrler llRnurkt" ' Kauitlesw. i.elonglng to II. II. r.il! ctt ft' 1 Ottawa, went over him At 'he Ottawa, went over him At 'he pn. ailelphla- ho'V K.ilitlle was tint iinou the entries, with the ieult thn! torn had vrtr calling, and ' in f). oplnlin of ex per s that he v. hi .1 Hi been declared best of the show t A ipe"!al for that honor had beci (,ffr cd By his victory Phantom won i. chiinplnnslilp. As In nil of h exhihi tlons since his arrival In tin . iur.tr two months ngo Phantom "honed in. superb qualities perfectly, and nlthnijin there were scores of good dojts oppn.., Ing him ho was considered much the best. was hl fourth. As soon as In- had won his championship Mr. Snow declared thnf hereafter he will show Phantom onl li championship and special clasf One of the blggeet surpri-e i " show came In the Engliih setteis. hf Salt Gladstone was awarded the pc-ta' for the best of the bleed. It wa Salt Gladstone's first nppearaine on the lencn. and the fart that he was put out a ei of prominent setters, many of win. . ha.i previously earned points, caused e.er. to stamp him as a wonder lie 1.4 onticd, 10 Robert Riddle of Philadelphia uhu made his debut in dogdnm nt tin .'lion. I Bob White Lady, owned i.y M.iter Francis Lleber of Bryu Muwr, was bti! of the bitches. The entry of Alrdales w,i '..r u" ' expectations, but what was mining I'1 quantity was made up ill qualiti I'm llcally all of the contestant ban pre ously earned fame in the ring P'cini honors went to Alex Stewaid champion. Abbey King Nobler lie v put ocr nub good .ic as I .1 MnMm, P.hlgewooil Rocket ai .1 S a Marvellous and Nattahnam Black J liiturlf Clnssj for Sheplierds. The annual dinner of the German s ie hetd Dog Club of America was hi Tuesday evening, Ftb. 2fl, nt I ie Ho' Gregoilan. The attendance was lare. due to the fact that inn.' i.f members live out of town and had been Impossible ti fix th all-1 because of the "heatless Monda - - In force--for a date nearer to e of the Westminster show. Wna ' dinner lacked In attendan. e. ho.ie er more than made up In ent ius.im H was the consensus if opi ion 1917 had been the most un e' in the club's history, but t-.a' the ratbrr unfavorable cnndi'' .is ' would prove to be still moie i Several members told soniet . i e new dogs which were being t a e.i the field trials. Tho.-e e ents and . are the backbone of in liub :n large measure lesponsible f'r toe markable progress vvhico the .s e he it dog breed lias made in America The gathering enjoved a few ren a -from Sheridan S Norton. Paul M. and G. Sabo, who.so clog Kels was winner at tho Westminster. A. A !." the newly elected delegate to the An e lean Kennel Cluh. promised his best eaTorts In behalf of the club, V he is rather a new member, Mr has been much interested in the ,i " ities of the club for some time n thoroughly peuted on and in accre the rollcies for the development " popularity of the blued. Speclnl Prise Annrdeil, At the conclusion of the !. annual special prizes weie amid much nppliuse and fin. making. It was nnnounred t Gans, Jr., had a special motor tr side the hotel In which to err share of the trophies. After the meeting had ndjoi a few of the members remai real dog t4 Ik and decided Futurity Class at the nev -Show. Mrs. Abbie liu iln.i m J. Win'lirop Tenke. ! I land and Mr F.in-t km i of on as prizes f i I detail of wbi.'.i will . a .From the iMith-isLi-i . - , ip.idy evident thai trie . w entries aiul Mili-lairi.il n mi Amoinr those presei.i Ford, Mr and Mrs. Spi i ' i gate, Mr. Pieisinsei . Mrs I., and Mrs Herman I'reisingri 1 Mrs. John Illoclc. .1". Mr ,r . Mr. and Mis lluhi,. Mi Mr. Not Inn, Air Seluc iei p Watvon. J. Barnard. M Mr Post. II G nit,. Mr Glase.'. Mr and M's --,. , Llo- d and Mr McCollu ,i 1 M MAY PLAY F0RDHAM ELEVEN I s.l If seeks (lime Willi Mnr "' I'orlliiuil. Port' vm. Me , Mai i . ' inetils ale pendli g f u tw i fall games in l'oti;,i il i ' ' with Colby College of v a'er v game Is with Fordhani and with Hole Cross, Fordhao . -plajed hern and Hidv Cic.s u ' the last time two ve-ns ,iki. against Bnwdnin at llajude l' plans to play a full s. 'icdu e listing as main games a outside the Maine enllcg. . ia I eerie Harrv D. Lend. f. r ner tl'irtl base.iini. mil' 1 -n. i Hates College t.ie "I ri. s . ii to: mi .up, a I: o L Lord Is a' his i. . i ( 'a here a id is In en m' t 'a Hates prov .d lie t I i ' will! Ids piofes.oni! In'. " i D Pili-ingtoii, atlileti d ie, . has gone to France In Y M which causes th" vncaie v la quested to fill. l)ti attended I'n n time and pla.ved baseball ' ' well ns football. , s fl -. . 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