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'" ; THE XYZ OF BASEBALL . .
, All About How to Make a Winning Club
Stories That Will Let Every Fan in Chicago Into the
An expert tells in the Day Book just what ingredi
'ents the pepper, salt, meat and brains that are nec
essary in putting together a team that wins games.
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Evans, winning team if he has nothing more.
Six things are essential in a winning combination. Billy Evans,
the newspaper man who is star umpire in the American league, tells
our fans what they are in a set of articles which will interest every
body, from the boy on the lot to the league manager. ;
There's education baseball education
begin in the Day Book today.
-in these articles, which
I'LL WIN, SAYS SHANK
"ON A POTATO PLANK"
Indianapolis, Feb. 6. The peo
ple of Indianapolis are just begin
ning to whoop up a special inter
est in their mayor, Lew other
wise known as "Potatoes" Shank.
Ever since the day when the
price of potatoes in Indianapolis
tried to butt a hole in the sky, and
Lew Shank took off his coat,
bfought in potatoes direct from
the farmers and sold them to the
people at about half the market
price, the people have been inter
ested in the progress of Lew.
Watching Lew progress has
kept the people pretty busy, for
Lew is the original little prog
ressor. A few days ago, Lew began
flirting with the Republican party
managers. After a decent amount
of flirting, Lew came out boldly,
and proposed to them.
"It's leap year," said Lew.
"You fellows are too shy. So 111
say it myself."
Then he wiggled himself
around in the approved manner,
tried to 'blush, and murmured :
"I'll acept the Republican nom
ination for governor of Indiana."
"The horseshoe, you say!" ex
claimed the Republican party,
managers, who had other plans,
"Yep," said Lew. "Did you
The Republican party manag
ers said they'd need time to think
it over. But Lew's time is valu
able. So he went out and took the
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