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Outfielder Goslin Draws a Suspension Baker Battling for Third-Base Job With Yankees
PLAYER ON WHOM MUCH DEPENDS BREAKS RULES BY DENMAN THOMPSON. TAMPA, Fla., March 10.?A bombshell was exploded in the camp of the Nationals today, when Leon Gosliirwas suspended tor failure to observe training rules. Goslin received notice of his suspension, signed by both President Griffith and Manager Milan, and he watched today's practice session in civilian clothes from the side lines. The term of his suspension was not speci fied. Goslin, who admits the truth of the charges against him, is very much cut up over the fate which has befallen him. He plans to ask for reinstatement on a premise to be good. Neither President Griffith nor Manager Milan had indicated whether Goslin's plea will be given consideration. TAMPA, l-'la., March 10.?There is more than a possibility that Leon Goslin, slated for a regular job as picket man for the Nationals in his first year as a major leaguer, may earn the additional distinction of being placed in the middle pasture instead of right field, to which, by common consent, he has been assigned in the pre-season calculations. There is little doubt but that it' fielding skill alone was essential, without regard for experience of batting prowess. Eddie Goebel would get the nomination, lor in pure speed and defensive abi1:*y he probably is the peer of any fly chaser on the roster, but Goslin haying the call because of his hitting power, it becomes a question whether Goose also wouldn't prove more effective in center field because of his wonderful arm, than the present incumbent, Rice last year having been woefully deficient in throwing. . Goslin has a wing as strong ami, supple as tempered steel, and can heave a ball from great distances with remarkable accuracy, while Hiee not only is handicapped by a notable lack of sureness on ground balls an'd the fact that he has to take a pitch er's wind-up to throw, involving the loss of several precious seconds, but j lie is unable to attain much distance, | owing to the fact that his arm is com- I parativel}- weak. I Rice llellfie* Arm Stronger. * Rice asserts lie has never been able to throw from the out tie Id without in- j curring pain, but lie took a course of i treatments during the past winter ! and says his arm feels so good now that he believes the ailment has been j overcome. It Sam experiences trouble with his wing again this season, how ever, there is little question but that i shifting him to right field will be eon- ! sidered. In that event Goslin will be the heir apparent to the job in center, as Milan will be a fixture in left, un- j less his leg caves in, as it did at one \ time last year. It would prove ruinous ! to transfer Goslin to left field, where , his batting and general efficiency j probably would be greatly impaired by having the sun to contend with. Whether a change will be seriously ! contemplated depends, of course, on the condition of Rice's arm this year. Jf he shows improvemett over his throwing form of last season he will be unmolested in the position. Other wise for the general welfare of the team a shift may be considered necessary, in which event Goslin will be the logical candidate, provided his performances justify the optimistic estimate of his capabilities already formed. Goslin still has a lot to learn about playing the outfield. He has been In professional base ball only two years and for a part of that period his work was confined entirely to pitch ing. He is an intelligent chap, how ever. and has proved such an apt pupil there is little doubt he will pick up the fine points of his duties rapidly. * Most Clianoea in Center. Clark Griffith always has contented that ability to throw well is a prime requisite for any outfielder, but particularly for the player stationed in right., who has so many chances to prevent a runner on first from advancing more than one base on a ! safety into that sector. There is j little doubt that in the course of a season, however, a centerfielder who can get 'em to either side of his spacious territory will have many more chances for throws than either a left or right fielder, so it would seem logical to place the player with the most effective whip in the middle pasture, especially as the heaves re quired of him are in the main longer than those necessary from the other two gardens. While on the subject of outfielders It should be recorded that Milan him self appears to be in better physical condition than for many seasons past. The manager, who says he has not felt so well for several years, both looks and acts it, and he believes he can avoid the trouble with his leg that put him on the shelf on several occasions during the 1921 campaign. He has assigned himself to the post In left field, but only tentatively, for the new pilot a??erts that if any one proves better qualified for the job, or if he again is afflicted with a Charley horse he will yank himself from the line-up instantly. Fans who saw the unhesitating manner in which he dealt with wabbling pitchers during his brief tenure as director last sum mer will feel confident Zeb means what he says. All Player* on Hand. There were no absentees from yes terday's drill at Plant Field, Zacharv having recovered from the heavy cold that kept him on the side lines the day before. The weather also was more propitious, there being no high wind to contend with, and as a result the athletes got in as beneficial a work-out as any yet staged. The feature of the session was the tutoring given Miller, Phillips and Gleason in the art of pitching with AUTO GLASS FOB WINDSHIELDS OR BODIES. Installed WMlo You Wait. Tor am to & Was man 1017 NEW YORK AVE. V.W. The (w 7c TIRE m === you need A Special :t0x3Vi-I?<?h Well Known Make CHAS. E. MILLER, Inc. 813 14th St., 4 Doors North of H St. Brucewood ?locks the fashionable knot in place 20c each?4 for 75c KARL * WILSON THW.N.Y. men on the bases. During the batting practice, with Brower stationed on first and Manager Milan acting as the runner, this trio was coached with painstaking care on how to prevent aliens from taking undue liberties on the paths. 'Cieorge Mogridge. who is skilled at the business himself, took a prominent part in the course of in j struction, and gave the recruits many valuable pointers. Miller already has a pretty good Idea of tlfe requirements and he got the ball over to first so fast on a couple of occasions that he nearly ruined Browvr's hands. Phillips, too, demonstrated l?e is able to prevent a | big lead being taken on him. Olea-l I son, who probably is the most ac ! complislird fielder of his position | among the rookies, is keen in de tecting a runn?*r sneaking inches on ! him, and quick when lit* decides to 1 throw to first, but is guilty of faulty j footwork when he does it and "tele i graphs'* his intention to deliver a ball to the plate. These wrinkles can be ironed out with steady practice. Crenm of the Recruits. There is no question but that Mil ler, Gleason and Phillips are the j cream of the recruits on what they i have shown to date. With Harry j Courtney they probably will be called ! on to do all the pitching the first two games the Nationals play, against ine Phillies at Leesburg next Thursday, and the Bosto/i Braves here the fol lowing Saturday. Ray Francis had his regime on the mound in batting practice cut abrupt ? ly short when it was discovered that ! he had developed two bad blisters on j his throwing hand. His actions indi | cated he had a sore arm and when ! Milan inquired and discovered what | the trouble was the southpaw prompt ly was relieved of duty for fear ne would further injure himself. Francis acted gamely about it. He voiced no complaint, although he was wincing with pain at each delivery. ST. LOUIS. March 10.?Rogers *Hornsby, leading batsman o^ the National league last season, has come to terms and has departed for the Cardinals' training camp, at Orange,- Tex. An agreement was reached after a conference with Man ager Rickey. Terms of the contract were not made public, but it is un derstood thUt the salary is between $20,000'and $25,000, with a clause in creasing it if the club finishes first, second or third. Negotiations between the club and Jacques Fournier, first baseman, have as yet failed of an agreement. Fournier is the only regular of last year's team who has not signed. LANDIS DECLINES JOB. CHICAGO. March 10.?K. M. Landis, commissioner for organized base ball, does not intend to become a court of last resort for the National Fed eration?the "sandlot" group?he has decided. "I am in hearty sympathy with as pirations of young ball players, but am too busy with the work of or ganized clubs to assume any Juris diction over the federation." Yale Outshoots Oxford. NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 10.? Yale defeated Oxford in an Interna tional rifle match yesterday, 740 to 708. Scores were registered by cable. TWO "VIEWS" EACH OF A PAIR OF PROMISING NATIONAL ROOKIES Cherrydale Athletic Association in tends to put unlimited and junior nines in the field this year and is booking engagements for both. Chal lenges will be received by Capt. Hick ey Johnson, Cherrydale, Va. Officers of the association are F. E. Goodnow, president; John H. "Raines, vice presi dent and manager of the junior team; William O. Williams, secretary; V. E. Reynolds, treasurer; K. C. Johnson, assistant treasiVrer, and Jack Spates, manager of the unlimited team. Mohican Athletic Club of Hvatts ville desires games with sixteen seventeen-year teams. For engage ments write V. Shuhy. Hyattsville, Md., \>r telephone Hyattsville 14-W, between 6 and 8 p.m. Candidate* for the Trojan nine are to report Saturday night at 7 o'clock at the Jefferson School. Scat Pleasant Athletic Association's nine will practice Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock on the association field. Many players are expected to turn out. Hilton Athletic Club plans to send a sturdy team into action this season. Practically all of the Hiltons will be members of high school nines. - Peabody School scored a 12-to-6 win over the Hilltops. A rally in the seventh inning decided the issue. 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For this Is the first time that three pair* of brothers lmw played on the name big: leagrue elub at the aame time. Flrnt come the Blfcbee*. Canton and Lyle. The former ha* been an outfielder with the Pirate* for ?ome time, and the latter I* a pitcher, who perhap* may need another year's seasoning: on the coast. Then there are the Morrison*. John and Phil, pitchers both of them; both ex-Army men. and both too flrood to paws by with Just fa vorable mention. The third pair, recently snaRipcd by Dreyfuss, are the brother* Rohwer. One of them, Ray, was with the Pirates last sea*on. Once or twice he slipped In as a pinch hitter. The other was at the Uni versity of California. His name I* Claude, aad he is a rather nifty third basemaa. Maaager Gleason of the White Sox, has a real Job in trying to develop a capable pitcher to help out Faber and Kerr. G. U. ENTERS FIVE MEN IN COLLEGE TITLE MEET Georgetown University will send a ! squad of five uthletes to the annual ; interoolleglate indoor track and field ; championships to be held in the 22d , Regiment ArTnory at New York to morrow night. Jimmy Connolly, mile champion, will race over his favoritf | distance, while Bob L.e Gendre is ! slated to start in the dashes. A two | miie relay team will include Con i nolly, Brewster. Marsters and Hig j gins or Brooks. The runners will leave ? for New York tonight. More than five hundred athletes, representing fifteen of the leading colleges in the east, will compete in the meet. Reside Georgetown, Am herst, Princeton, Cornell. Dartmouth, Penn State, Columbia, Massachusetts Tech, New York University, Brown, Lafayette, Yale, Boston College, Har vard and Pennsylvania will be rep resented. < Tomorrow's meet will be the last of the indoor season for the Blue and Gray team. Georgetown is planning an extensive outdoor campaign. Sev eral of the leading college track skuads of the north- and the south Atlantic sections will be encountered. Jack Smtib. Cardinal outfielder, has to wear glasses when reading, but has no use for the "specs" on the field. Pleasing Styles For Spring New Sport Model. Wins Immediate Favor * Scotch Tweeds CO Homespuns # / ?"" J\J Scotch Tweeds C 1*9 I Iml Homespuns *r m / I I Effective Colors f ^ m Up CTANLEY w 1209 Pa. Ave. N.W. CLOTHES SHOP 53,626 AT SOCCER GAME IN ENGLISH CUP SERIES LO\UO\, March 10.?In a re played Soccer Association cup match yesterduy Tottenham Hot Mpur defeated Cardiff, 2 to 1. The official attendnnce wan 53,020. The other teniuii now left In the race for cup tie* honor won by Ifotwpur last year are Preston North Knd, Notts County and Huddersfield. CARPENTIER WILL REST BEFORE LEWIS BATTLE By the Associated Press. PARIS, March 10.?Georges Car pentier, European heavyweight, will' be confined to his room for several I days as a result of an operation for an infected condition of the throat. Carpentier said while the operation was not serious enough to require that he remain in bed, he would stay indoors for the next few days and then leave for a month's rest in the country. When he returns to Paris he will resume training for his bout with Ted Lewis, scheduled to be fought in Lon don on May 11. Bout to Hike Gibbons. PEORIA. 111.. March 10.?Mike Gib bons, St. Paul, defeated Tommy Mur phy. Chicago, in a ten-round bout last night. VETERAN IN COMPETITION WITH TWO AT HOT CORNER NEW ORLEANS, March 10.?J. Franklin Baker, known as "Home run" Baker before the advent of Babe Ruth into classic realms of swatdom, has entered into a battle for his third-sack position. The veteran has found the competition keen, with Mike McNally, Norman McMillan and Glenn Killinger, the Penn State foot ball star, as rivals. Baker conducted himself admirably yesterday at the far diamond corner, however, and anDeared to be in suoerb condition. In batting practice Baker poled out several long1 drives, while Killinger topped him with 2C high one over the park wall. Cap Skinner appeard best of the youngsters in the outfield, covering a great deal of ground. Foster Join* the Itod Sox. HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March 10.? Eddie Foster, third baseman, is among the eight latest arrivals at the Red Sox camp. He denies that he has been holding out. Otto Roehlke, a recruit first sacker from Chicago, also as ar rived. Jack Perrin, former Michigan out j fielder, who played with Waterbury i of the Eastern League last year, has been mailed his unconditional release. He wanted too much money. Cobb and Hefilniunn Untile. AUGUSTA, Ga., March 10.?A race for unofficial batting honors rivaling that staged during the playing season last year is going on at the camp of the Detroit American*?. It is between Harry Heilman and Manager Ty Cobb, leading American league hitter, and runner-up, respectively. Each is at tempting to outdo his rival in the matter of sending the ball over the fence. Cobb, who has been in camp I longer than Heilman, is leading, two "home runs'' to one. Residents of Augusta, where Cobb obtained his start as a ball player, are rowding to the park in such numbers uring the practice .sessions that yes terday the Tiger leader found it necessary to warn spectators to keep off the playing field and escape pos sible injury from batted balls. Johnson Joins While So*. SEGUIN, Tex., March 10.?Shortstop Ernie Johnson is in the camp of the Chicago Americans today. Kib Falk, star outfielder, and Dick Kerr, hold outs. still are absent, but Manager Gleason is confident that his regulars will be rounded up in time to witness, at least, the first exhibition games with, the New York Nationals tomor row at San Antonio. All of Brownii in Camp. MOBILE, Ala., March 10.?The entire St. Louis American club is now at the training camp here, following the ar rival of Dave Danforth, pitcher ac quired from the Columbus American Association team, and Herman Bron kie. who was turned back by the Mobile team. The regulars defeated the recruits yesterday, 11 to 3. The heavy hitting of the regulars con vinced Manager Fohl that his men are ready for the season's opening. Indiana Forced to Idle Again. DALLAS. Tex. March 10?The Cleveland Indians have lost another day's practice, heavy rains forcing the players into idleness yesterday. This is the eighth, time they have been denied the use of the grounds because of bad weather. That Manager Speaker is favorably impressed with Pat McNulty, Ohio State University outfielder, and Bruce Barton, semi pro pitcher, was indicated when he placed them on the Indians' first team when the squad was split preparatory to games tomorrow and Sunday with the St. Louis Cardinals and Wichita Falls. Wind Unkind to Mackmen. EAGLE PASS. Tex., March 10.?The weather yesterday was not kind to l the Athletics. High winds blew clouds of dust in their eyes and kept them off the field in *th-e forenoon. They were out for a short time in the afternoon for batting practice. Cunningham Pleases Experts. SAN ANTONIO, Tex., March 10.? Bill Cunningham is working impres sively in center field for the Giants, and is being considered by the ex perts as the most likely choice for the berth. Bancroft is being groomed by McGraw for the lead-off position. He led the batting order of the reg ulars in a six-inning game yesterday in which the yannigans were defeat ed, 11 to 1. thirteen hits to five. Smitli Shine* fop Dodgers. I ?JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 10. - Hurler Sherrod Smith gave an unusual trailing exhibition for the Dodgers yesterday. His stunt consisted of | poling the sphere high and wide over I the fence and of heaving: three in | nings of the regular-yannigan gam with his underhanded delivery. it j proved very effective. ICed* I iiahle to Play Game. MINERAL WELLS, Tex., March 10. - Unfavorable weather conditions caused the calling off of the vets-colts at the camp of the Cincinnati Nationals. Sev enteen players will accompany Manager Moran to Fort Worth, where the team will be given its first test against th^ champions of the south in games to morrow and Sunday. Some of the regu lars including Iiargrave, Rixey, Scott | and Burns, will remain here. Phils in Two Work-out*. LEESBURG. Fla . M ireh 10.?Th^ | Phillies, favored by summerlike weath er. were given two snappy work-outs yesterday. Manager Wilhelm is anxious to g. t the players in shape for his first i exhibition game tomorrow between the | regulars and yannigans. Card* Go to Play Indian*. i ORANGE, Tex.. March 10.?Sixteen members of the St. Louis Nationals I were to leave today for Dallas, Tex. ! where they will meet the Cleveland Americans in exhibition games tomor row and Sunday. | Cub* in ('onteKt Today. , PASEDENA, Calif.. March 10?Th 'Chicago Nationals today faced their j first exhibition game here. They wer-i i to cross bats with the Portland club of : the Pacific Coast Leapue. The Ctibs | arrived from their training camp on ! Catalina Island ready for the gam I The teams also will play tomorrow and Sunday. Arnold Statz, former Coast League star, will replace Max Flack as. lead 'off man. Flack will bat second. Pirate* Di*cu*sing; Schmidt. WEST BADEN. Ind., March 10 ? In - cision of Walter Schmidt, Pirate catch er. to withhold his signature from a 1922 contract unless he is granted $10,000 a season for three years, is the main topic of discussion here. Manager Gibsor^ said: "I would lifc* to start the seasort with Schmidt behin 1 "the bat, but he must re-fort soon or L shall groom one of my young catchers for the job." Oescliger Report* to Brave*. ST. PETERSBURG. Fla.. March !'?. - The Braves had their first battinyr practice of the year yesterday. Jo?* Oeschger, veteran pitcher, has turned j up. much surprised to learn that his [ absence caused uneasiness. ? STATUE OF MATHEWS0N. NEW YORK, March 10.?A heroto statue of Christy Mathewson delivei ins his famous fadeaway is to I erected in Van Cortlandt Park b>' amateur base ball players of New York city. The famous hero of th? pitching mound is still at Saranai lake making a fiRht against tubercu losis. Recently he was reported able to take short walks each day. Tennis Honors to Shafer. JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. March 1" ? Carlton Shafer of New York, won th? southeastern tennis championship in straight sets over C. S. Seabury or Palm Beach. Radiators and Fenders ANY KIND MADE OR REPAIRED. 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