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FIELDER WALKER DISPUTED
Buffalo Club Said to Have Option on
Youngster?Would Turn Him
Over to Detroit*
BY J. ED GRILLO.
Clarence Walker, the Spartanburg
outfielder purchased by the Washing
ton club a few da>s ago, may never be
seen In a local uniform. In fact. Man
ager Jennings of the Tigers is confi
dent that the youngster who is likened
to Cobb and Jackson will be cavort
ing in the Detroit outfield this fall
or next spring.
Jennings' contention is that the Spar
tanburg club had no right to sell
Walker to Washington because it had
previously sofll an option of Walker to
the Buffalo club. Detroit has an agree
ment with Buffalo giving the Tigers
the pick of the team in the fall, and
Jennings is counting on Walker being
a member of that team by that time.
When Jennings reached here last
week and heard reports that Washing
ton was negotiating with Spartanburg
for Walker he immediately wired
President Navin of the Detroit club,
calling his attention to the proposed
deal. In reply he received word from
Navin that the Spartanburg club had
given Buffalo an option on Walker
months ago, and that this option was
still in force, and would be exercised
at the proper time.
Walker is expected to report here in
about ten days, and not until then will
the case be taken to the national com
mission jand an effort made to stop
Walker from playing here. There se^ms to
be no doubt as to the existence of the
option on Walker held by Buffalo, and
unless M should be found irregular in
some way there is little chance of Wash
ington getting Walker.
Jennings has had his scouts looking
this youngster over, and he Is pronounced
to have the making of a star.
pointment to Scout Mike Kahoe, who has
been laboring under the impression that
he had this youngster bottled up. Kahoe
has reported on Moran several times, and
is under the impression that Moran will
not become a professional without giving
him first chance at his services. But it
develops that he has long since signed
with Detroit.
John Henry will be out of the game foi
several days. The injury resulting from
the spiking in Saturday's game is more
serious than was expected, and Henry is
forced to use crutches. Schaefer will
most likely play first from this out.
Some time during the present month
there will be an influx of college pitchers
to the Detroit staff. Jennings has sev
eral of the collegians signed, and believes
that he will get a couple of good pitch
ers out of the lot. Moran of Washington
and Lee. considered the best pitcher in
the colleges, is to report to the Tigers
June 15. He is a big lefthander and
has beaten every team he has met, let
ting all down with a hit or two. The
Detroit club signed Moran several weeks
ago, a fact which will be bitter disap
Groom and Lafltte will probably oppose
each other in the final game of the De
troit series today, which is called for 4
o'clock.
Jack Coombs of the Athletics is on a
fair way to break all records for pitching
a large number of games this season.
Coombs is one of the Iron men variety,
and the more work he gets the better he
appears to pitch. But for Coombs and
I Plank the champions would not be so
high up in the race, for it is this pair
j which has done the most effective pitch
i ing for the Athletics this spring.
I On Saturday, May 27, Coombs faced the
' Highlanders and was driven to cover,
j He came back Monday and beat them.
: On Tuesday he pitched again and won
and on Thursday he saved a game which
Russell had started. Not satisfied with
this, he beat Cleveland In a twelve-inning
game on Saturday. Coombs seems to
have no regard for his arm, but is willing
to work every day. He does not appear
to need the usual three days' rest to do
good work: in fact, he says that he is at
his best when he is worked hardest.
If Detroit can break even in the series
which the Tigers open at Philadelphia to
morrow there Is no danger of the team
losing its grip on first place during the
present trip. Jennings feels confident
that the worst his t?am can do against
the champions is to break even. He Is
nursing Summers, Donovan and Mullen
for those games. If Summers goes well
on the first day he Will be pitched right
back the last day of the series. Connie
Mack is none too well supplied with
pitchers just now. Plank and Coombs
being the only ones to do consistent
work. Bender and Morgan are not in
form vet, while Russell and Krause can
not be relied upon, though Krause has
been successful against Detroit mere
than once.
TIGERS HAVE BETTER LEAD
NOW THAN EVER BEFORE
Only Time Jennings' Men Were in Front at
This Same Period Was Dur
ing the 1909 Race.
A review of the pennant races in the
American League June 3, 190", 19t?8,
1909 and 1910 shows that no club ever
had such a commanding lead as Detroit
Is fortunate to possess at the present
time.
The Tigers won gonfalons in 1907, 1908
and 1909. In 1907, Chicago was setting
the pace, with the Naps second and Ti
gers hard pressed by New York and
Philadelphia, in third place. Later in the
season the race developed iijto a neck
and-neck affair between Detroit, Phila
delphia, Chicago and Cleveland. Sep
tember 20 the Athletics put Chicago out
of it for good and on the following day
the Tigers took the lead from the Ath
letics and maintained it in one of the
most remarkable extra Inning games
ever played. That 17-inning memorable
struggle will always be recalled when
American league races are discussed.
In 190N Cleveland was the pacemaker,
with the other seven clubs well bunched.
Detroit was leading the second division,
but gradually overhauled the other clubs
! and won a second pennant.
I The Athletics were crowding the Tigers
in 1900, even early in the season, and
hung to Detroit's trail to the very finish.
When the flag was won, Detroit's per
centage was .H4S. The Athletics, second
in the race, had .021. Detroit won every
series that season except the one with
Philadelphia. Mack's team defeated the
Tigers fourteen times in twenty-two
games.
At this time last seasorf th^ Tigers
were third, some distance from the Ath
letics, who were leading. Philadelphia
won the pennant and Detroit wound up*
in third place.
Following are the standings of the past
four seasons June 3.
1907.
Won,
Chicago 27
Cleveland 25
Detroit 21
New York 1S?
Athletics 19
St. I?u!s !??
Boston l:t
Washington lo
1908.
Cleveland 22
New York 2"?
Athletics 21
St. Louis 21
Detroit 20
Chicago IS
Washington is
Boston 17
1909.
Detroit "25
Athletics 2::
Xew York 2<t
Boston 21
St. Ixmls 17
Cleveland 16
Chicago 15
Washington 12
1910.
Detroit 34
Philadelphia 28
Boston 23
Chicago 21
Nov York 21
'Cleveland 18
Washington 15
St. Louis 14
HERRELL MAKES
GOOD IMPRESSION
Walter Herrell, the local ama
teur, waa gives a trial pitching
to the member* of the 1%'aNhlag
toa team thla morning, aad made
?o favorable an ImpreMaion with
Manager McAleer that he will be
aigaed to a contract and given a
trial. Herrell not only ahovved a
lot of apeed aad a good carve
hall, but he had control, and the
battera found him moat trouhle
aome to hit.
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UMPIRES LAST GAME.
Ball Player Under Sentence of Death
Works for Convicts.
CARSON CITY, Nev., June 5.?Patrick
Casey, an old-time hall player, who is
under sentence of death for murder com
mitted in GoldHeld, yesterday acted as
umpire in what will probably be his last
game at the state penitentiary. For
some time two convict ball teams have
been practicing within bearing of Casey's
cell. After following the progress of the
games by the crack of the bat and the
thud of the ball in the catcher's glove
Casey appealed to the warden for the
privilege of seeing and umpiring one more
game. He was allowed to do so.
Although many changes have been
made In the rules ^since Casey played
ball, no kicks were registered against his
decisions.
IS WEEK OF OPEN DATES
IN DEPARTMENTAL LEAGUE
Probable That Games Which Have Been
Postponed Will Be Played Off?Aggies
Severely Handicapped by Injuries.
It Is probable that postponed games will
be the order in the Departmental League
this week, there being a whole week of
open dates in which to dispose of the
games which had to be put off for one
reason or another. There will be but one
regularly scheduled game this week, and
that will be played today between the
Navy and Interstate. From today until
next Monday there will be no regularly
scheduled game played.
When the Departmental League map
nates were making up the schedule it was
Hotl?8the ,oa^Uf' have a week of
wh?h ^ wPen for off games
vnrw een P?stponed or put off for
ier reasons. The wisdom 0f the
?h?? m. i y Se"n when 11 is de^red
tnat the league season close at the speci.
il Tj ,En? not run over several weeks.
h??! ? k 1 year- The tvvo 8Tames which
, he Postponed because of the high
J:1 d!? and ^e ones- which were de
ciared off because of rain will probably
be played this week.
season Asr*-es wound up their
htnds of fh ?Vr rth a defeat at the
team Aith k rn MarJ'land College
nes^'of * beaten 8 to 2 the close
?V,th? fame w'hich was plaved is
eieht^nnfn ?i V the score- l'P to the
of A lnn,nsr Mje score was 3 to '2 in favor
the Pnm Sta,|e crowd, but several times
tn fh u looked good enough to win.
chased flS r,. Western Maryland nine
cnased fi\e runs across the plate.
*-PeoP'e are wondering why the
Aggies fell off in their work from that
son* S?t?artid at the beginning of the sea
necis thl ?* ?Ut ?'lth tho best of pros
woufd h? iea"?' after Paying ball that
would ha\e done cred't to a much
?oTwh!!htt,Uti0n' fe? lnto a slump
undmHhtpHiv HnPVer recovered. This was
undoubted ly due to the fact that after
\Tin?ameT \irRln,a against the Virginia
switched If1stlt,'te the players had to bp
in a rrinniT" an,d the season finished
hei^-oJn K ^ condition. Catcher Munlck
heujsen had to go to the hospital because
of a spiking received, and was unab~
sUated fhKam,d;'^nK the year" Th,s necPS
and ?h? is around of the infield
Plaoinigr of one of the regular
re"uhfinS?haCk,?f,.the bat" That would
result in the crippling of almost anv kind
th? ,s P'enty of warrant for
I6 ?f. success with which the sea
son was finished. I'nder more favorable
nZ i0nu JB almost certain that the
nine would have made one of the best1
records in the history of the school.
?f'ould be the s;ar twlrler
of the Bankers league this year. Green
teams"ine]h?t?? murh stuff for the ?ther
iok^for ? apUf- alnd k ls almost a
when iw ri?ni?fg0 e bo*' especially
wnen twirling for such a team as the
Thlt lC&n Seeur,lly and Tr"? Company,
of ^as a,read>' practically assured
?n ^hL n the P?sition of first place
in the team standing at the end of the
season, but it seems that it is trying to
ri'S ?Tltlo? ?" <"<? more" ecure
It would have made things a whole lot
Mmself writhUnp f?r, Gureen to have allied
himself with one of the other clubs. -
as was Predicted at the beginning
??f iSOasw11, the Capital Citv League
s playing better ball than anv other
eXn of fhdtrn W,th thp P??*ble ex
ception of the Departmental. It was
the beginning of the year
that the District circuit would put up an
excellent brand of ball, an article that
would equal that of any of the othei
circuity but such has not been found
to be the case. The Capital City circuit
IZV?, What haS been do,n*in other
years is corralling about the pick of the
base ball talent in the city, and while
.?ne esPecially weak team in the
4r?,1 't would make a much better
pitchers could land a couple of good
While there has been practically
nothing done toward definitely merg
ing the Capital Citv and District
Leagues, there is no doubt if such a
thing were done it would work for the
good of amateur base ball in the citv.
nfn?o^Se'?il .is easy to 8ee wherein the
pennant-winning clubs of last year,
which jumped the other circuit this
spring to join the mentioned league
?hOUt lRet thP raw end of the deal, in
that they would have to go along with
?hn?U/h? circuit, and it is probable
flo~Ll V T?Uld fal1 tn hold the league
together; but at that they would have
berth? >. trouble in finding a
berth in another organization, as there
"e^anyA1Wh,fh would welcome them
, AJoysius and Commissioners
were to Join the Capital City.
thIhTr^COre84Wh,ch are bein* rolled up in
the Independence League are caused by
one of two things?either the pitchers are
not up to standard or else the teams are
composed of mighty good hitters. There
are few games played in that circuit in
which one or the other of the teams do
not run the scores up into double figures
and it can be the result of poor pitching
Probably a little of both.
The fielding in the league, while at times
not especially good, is generally about on
a par with what is shown in the other
circuits. One thing which is responsible
f?I*ai Kreat .many runs being scored in
ifi 'ea?ue is the roughness of the field.
which causes the ball to take bad bounds
at times and get by the fielders.
The game last week between the Sew
erage Pumping Station and the Hamline
teams was held by many to show that
f*f. allJs not beinK P'ayed in the Cap
ital Citj than in the other circuits. While
the resulting score would tend to show that
the Hamline team is a better club than
s the Pumping Station outfit, it is hardly
riw t at But'h Is the case. The Capital
City Leaguers were hardly playing with
the win spirit, and cared little whether
they won or lost, and that goes a whole
lot toward the deciding of the kind of
showing a hall club makes.
Johnny Greer, who left some time ago
to gn to the Tidewater League in Vir
ginia, is hack in town on his way to
Eri*1 in the Ohio and Pennsylvania League.
The big Catholic University southpaw
made good all right in the new circuit,
but he was fretting too much salary for
the league limit, and when he was in
formed that he would have to stand a
cut he refused point blank, and was in
formed that he would be sent to the
Brio team, which is being managed by
Griffin, who had charge of the Norfolk
club in the Tidewater League at the be
ginning of the season, of which club
Greer was a member.
Other Amateur Games.
Nalley's great catch in the sixth inning
of yesterday's game between the North
east club and Southwest club was the
feature of the contest. Northeast won,
13 to 0. Score by innings:
RUB
Northeastern?.. 42100002 4?13 10 0
Southwesterns. 3 O 0 o 0 0 3 0 0? 0 S 2
Batteries?Northeasterns, Maxwell and
Babcock; Southwesterns, Harrington and
Joss. Two-base hits?Denham, CarnneH.
B. Lewis. Threp-base hits?Sullivan (2),
Fedfrici (2), Sexton (3). Joss. Home runs
?Sullivan. ^ari?ell. Maxwell. Struck
out?By Maxwell, 10; by Harrington, 4.
The Puddins lost to the Rockets yes
terday, 14 to 5. The pitching of Tucker
and the fielding of Murray and Dyer
were the features. Luckett also made a
! great running catch. Score by innings:
Puddins 00001 3 010?5
Rockets 7 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 1-14
Batteries?Tucker and Scott, Dyer and
Solinski. Two-base hits?Murray and fio
linski. Three-base hits?N. Tucker and
Dyer. Home runs?N. Tucker <2), Murray.
Struck out?By Tucker, 11; Dyer, 2.
In a well played game the Randle High
lands nine was victorious over the Ana
costia team yesterday by the score of
18 to 7. The great success of the High
land boys was due to the marvelous
pitching of George Herbert. Although
his exponents made a scratch now and
then, the good playing of the Highlands'
outfield held them down. Henning's
catching was good.
The Chevy Chase team, which won two
games May 30 from the Belmont Athletic
Club, making five games won out of nine
played this season, challenges all inde
pendent teams of the District or nearby
places with players averaging twenty
years or over. Tuesday and Saturday
afternoon games in June and July es
pecially desired. Address manager Chevy
Chase base ball team, Chevy Chase, Md.
Deaklng's great catch of Brewer's long
fly in the seventh inning of yesterday's
game between the Herdics and Nationals
cut off several runs for the Nationals.
The score was 0 to 2 in favor of the
Herdics. Score by innings.
Herdics 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 x?0 5 1
Nationals 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1?2 4 1
Batteries: Heath and J. Deatins, for
Herdics; Mitchell and Herhurth, for Na
tional. Two-base hits?Dean. Cornell and
Brewer. Three-base hit?Dean. Home
run?I. Deakins. Struck out?bq Healy,
13; Mitchell, 8.
f NATIONAL LEAGUE GAMES, f
+ *
Cubs Again Beat Giants.
CHICAGO, June 5.?Chicago defeated
New York yesterday before an immense
crowd, 6 to 5, tying the visitors for first
place in the pennant race. After two
men were out in the eighth inning Tin
ker and Kaiser singled and Kling and
Archer each doubled, tying the score.
A Texas leaguer off of Ames in the
ninth gave the locals the game.
In the eighth inning Tinker hit a swift
liner to Wiltse's stomach and the latter
did not recuperate until after the game.
A single and an error by Kaiser gave
New York their first runs, a triple and
a single netted another and one hit, with
ragged fielding, gave the visitors three
more. Score;
RUE}
Chicago 0200000 3 1?6 15 5
New York 10130000 0-5 7 0
St. Louis Bats to Victory.
ST. LOUIS, June 5.?The local team hit
Brooklyn's pitchers hard yesterday and
won, 7 to 2. The visitors scored one
run In the third on two singles and a
sacrifice. The locals scored two in the
same inning on a base on balls, a single
and a double. Four singles, a triple and
a base on balls in the sixth inning netted
five runs for St. Louis.
Brooklyn scored one in the ninth, when
Coulson tripled and scored on Hauser's
error. Score:
RUE
St. Liuis 00 2 0 0 50 0 X?7 11 2
Brooklyn 00100000 1?2 0 1
Cincinnati Beats Becord.
CINCINNATI, June 5.--Cincinnati in
dulged in a slugging fest yesterday after
noon, while Boston was piling up eight
errors, and the combination Tesulte>d
in the local team's winning, 20 to 3,which
is the record score in the National League
for this season.
Twenty-three hits, with a total of thir
ty-six bases, were made off Boston's
three pitchers, all of them 6haring about
equally. Score:
R H B
Cincinnati 70530119 x?20 23 2
Boston 0000 2t> 100? 3 8 8
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Happenings ^portdom
BY J. ED GRILLO.
It would just be the lurk of the Wash
ington club to lose Clarence Walker and
then have him develop into a great hall
player. Reports concerning: this young
ster all agree that he has the making of
a wonderful player, and it looked, indeed,
as -if Scout Kahoe had made a ten strike
when he purchased his release. On the
face of the sale it would seem that the
claim that Buffalo has an option on the
youngster will not hold water, for surely
one would have to give the Spartanburg
club credit for knowing that it cannot
sell a player which it has already agreed
to turn over to some other club. But
some of these minor league magnates not
only are devoid of any knowledge of base
ball law, but their business instinct Is of
a low caliber, and mix-ups of this kind
in which Walker appears to be involved
have happened many times before. What
ever Walker may be, he certainly out
classes everything in the company he is
now playing in. The scores show him to
hit every day, even when his teammates
are falling down, and in addition to his
hitting he appears to be fielding and run
ning bases. Being a mere boy, the dis
play of ability is remarkable, and really
gives great promise of his becomnig a
major league star. But in the matter of
picking up good ball players there has al
ways been some sort of a Jinx on the
local club, and this Walker casa may be
another illustration.
There are Just about seven club own
ers in the American League who in the
future will take anything that Owner
John I. Taylor of the Boston club says
with a grain of salt. When John I.
got ready to peddle Pitcher Frank
Smith he gave it out that Smith was
all in. and that if he could sell him to
a National League club he would be
putting something over on the Amer
ican League's rivals. In this way
Taylor secured most of the waivers on
Smith. But since then Smith has been
pitching good ball for Cincinnati, and
a few of the American League mag
nates are kicking themselves for allow
ing him to slip through their fingers.
Taylor has established the reputation
that once he sours on one of his players
he sets rid of him, regardless of his
ability. He did this with Lord, who,
had he remained in Boston, would have
made the Red Sox contenders in the
present race.
For a man who gained the reputation
of being a shrewd base ball manager,
Clarke Griffith is delivering less than
any of his rivals, and what is more, a
great deal of attention is called to this
fact this season. Rival managers are
being quoted as being of the opinion
that if they were in charpe of the Cin
cinnati team it would win the pennant,
which would indicate that the hammer
is being wielded beautifully at the ex
pense of Griffith.
It probably goes without saving that
unless the Reds take a decided brace ere
long that there will be a new man in
charge of the team next season.
With Abe Attell on the retired list as
the result of an injury sustained in one
of his fights, the featherweight title needs
a claimant, though there is no one in that
class as capable as Attell has been. He
has been fighting for nearly thirteen
years, and in that time has suffered but
one severe beating, inflicted by Benny
Yanker, "the Tipton Slasher," several
years ago. But in none of his other bat
tles has Attell ever been worsted or even
punished. He his stood the wear and
tea'- of the milling well, and he ha.< been
more active than arv other fighter jn the
game. Attell thinks that a year's rest
will bring him bark to form, but it is but
seldom that a tighter comes back after
so long a lay off.
The spurt of the St. Louis Cardinals is
' one of the surprises of the present base
[ ball season. Roper Bresnahan when he
started the season had a team which no
one figured could do more than have a
fight for last place, but instead he is
within hailing distance of the first divi
sion, which, if the consistent work of his
team continues, he is almost certain to
reach before long. This St. Louis team
seems to have come over night. Not only
are Bresnahan's young pitchers doing
good work, but the team is hitting and
playing intelligent ball. ^
It is a matter of fact that the college
players who make good in fast company
are as a rule not drawn from the big
institutions, but from those more remote.
But seldom do p'avers come to the big
leagues from colleges like Yale, Prince
ton, Pennsylvania or Cornell and make
good, while smaller colleges have fur
nished such players as Mathewson,
Coombs, Hub Coll'ns, Eddie Collins and
numerous others. The players on th^ lit
tle teams make their repuations playing
against the big colleges by which they
are supposed to be outclassed, while the
i members of m the big teams make their
repuations against weaker clubs. The
fact that the college player has a place
in professional base ball has long since
been established, and there is not a major
league club today which does not careful,
lv scrutinize every college player in the
hope of finding material which will
strengthen its team.
For th? first time In its history the
Eastern League appears to have a man
at its head who is determined to stop
senseless kicking and umpire baiting on
the ball field. Edward Barrow has start
ed out as if he intends to make a record
in this respect, regardless of the outcome.
He comes tip for election aeain next win
ter, and while there will undoubtedly be
opposition to his continuation in office by
i some of the club owners, the public will
be for the man who is trying to stamp
I out rowdyism.
Base ball has prospered ever since
brawls were eliminated from the ball
field, and the Eastern League would be
a more powerful organization if it had
had a man of the Barrow type at its head
years ago.
Xot until the result of the Morris
Flynn fight, which takes place July 4, is
known can there be a correct line on the
prowess of the Oklahoma white hope.
It Morris beats Flynn he will be in the
front rank of the white heavyweights,
for Flynn's victory over A1 Kaufman has
made him the foremost of the hopes, and
a victory over him would throw the honor
to Morris.
This fight will really be the first one
Morris ha* ever had with a man of some
class. Flynn, of course, is not a cham
pion, but he is a tough proposition, and
stands a chance against any one he meets
because he can both take and deliver
punishment.
Good hitters hold their bats different
ways. Larry and Cobb grip their hats at
the end. Jim Delehanty grips his hat six
inches from the end. Larry and Cobb take
long, hard swings at the ball. Pel chops
at it. Tris Speaker and Sam Crawford
hold their bats like Larry and Cobb. So
do most other batters who hit long drives.
Willie Keeler, one of the greatest hitters,
choked his bat. He gripped up from the
end like Delehanty, and used a short 1 at<
AUT0M0B9LE
D i ft E C T O RY
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LEDROIT Al TO CO.. Wsverlr Terraea. Utt
? Dd 15th T nod C. Tel. North 371.
STANDING, SCHEDULES
AND RESULTS IN BIG
BASE BALL LEAGUES
AMEBIC AW LEAOCB.
T'-arns. W. L. Pet. Win Uw.
Detroit 34 12 .739 .745 .723
Philadelphia... 26 16 .619 .628 .605
Chicago 21 18 .538 .550 .5-3
Boston 23 19 J>48 .558 55
New York 21 2i .500 .512 .4S8
Cleveland 18 27 .400 .413 .391
Washington 15 28 .348 .364 .341
St. Louis. 14 31 .311 .326 .804
KATIOXAL LEAGUE.
"Teams. V. L P<'t. Wl*
New York.... 26 16 .619 .628 .605
Chicago 26 16 .619 .?28 .?[i5
Philadelphia... 26 17 .605 .614 .591
Pittsburg 25 18 .581 .591 _5CS
St. Louis 22 20 .524 .535 .512
Cincinnati. ... 20 23 .465 .477 456
Brooklyn 15 28 .348 .364 441
Boston 11 33 .250 .267 .244
Yesterday's Results.
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
Philadelphia-Cleveland. rain.
NATIONAL LEAGUE.
Chieacn J St. I.<>uia .......... T
New York 5 I Brooklyn ........... 2
Cincinnati. 2'?. Boston, 3.
Schedules.
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
TOKAY. TmMOHROTV.
Detroit at W .ishiitpt'Wi. Cl?Tel?tnd at
Clercbllt at Phllad'a. I><-trolt at l'lilladelp'a.
St. Iitwli at New York. c'ai< ..?>> at New York.
Cbiiag-> at Boston. St. l?? ui^ at Boston.
NATIONAL LEAGUE.
TODAY. TOMOUOV.
Xnr York .-it Chieace. X- w \<>rk at l'lfs'-'rc.
Boston at Cincinnati. Brooklyn at <'h>. ai;o.
Brooklyn at St. I/Hifo. I'hlltd'i at Cinc nnctL
Phiiadel'a at IlttshufK. Boston at St. LuuU.
MINOR LEAGUE GAMES.
SOI TIIEKN LEAGUE.
At Memphis?Silnntjfonwr^. 7: Memphis, L
At Naahrill,?Xa:-U. iil< . 8; is ! uiih-baui, t
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION.
At Loiii>riil<- I.misvi.1 ?, 4; Iiidlnnapolls, S.
At Columbus OiIuiiiImis. 7; l"ledo, 1
At MUwiuIh?Milwaukee. St. Paul, 1.
At KansasCji\ KaosaaCity, 3; Minn-ap-'lU. 2.
TRI-STATE LEAGUE.
At Wilkwhtw WHk- f.arre. ??; Troy, 4.
At Elmira?Elmiia. 1* 1 ti? ? j?. 1.
At S? rauton?Alliauy. 3; ScranUm, 3.
WESTERN LEAGUE.
At Penrer? First pame; I">nver. 13: !>??
Moines. K. Seeoi.d game: Dam. U; Dcs
Moines, 1.
At I.ineoln? Lincoln. 4; Omaha. 2.
At roeMo?Pi?ebk?, ci; St. Joseph. S.
At Topeku?Topeka, 2; t?iou\ my, 1.
EASTERN LEAGUE.
At Jersey City ?Baltimore. r>; Jersey City. 0.
At Montreal ?Montreal, Toronto, 2.
At Newark?First game: Newark. 12: PtotI
dence. 2. Second came: Newark, 3; Providence, 2.^
Mike Donlin Is said to be wlllinp to
join the Phillies, Mike's worth is doubt
ful, but if he could retrain his old-time
form he could sub for John Titus nicely.
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