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HERE'S A GOOD CHANCE TO GET YOUR BASEBALL
WITS INTO WORKING ORDER AND WIN A PRIZE r
ATTER UPJ "
In just ten days more umpires in eight major league'
'cities will bark those words through their masks, the pen- ,
nant chase .will be on, and the Stove League season
lvvill be wound up.
The Day Book has arranged a post season Stove
League" series. You can play in it. Every one can play. Look it
Here is a civil service examination composed of all sorts of
questions a"bdut baseball. How many of these questions can you
answer correctly? The Daly Book is anxious to find the real fans
in town, and has arranged a contest with prizes to stimulate the
baseball enthusiasts. (
You dop'have to clip any coupons, there are no exacting con
ditions. Just grab a pencil and paper, figure out the answers to the
questions, and send the "result to the Sporting Editor of The Day
Your answer must be in by April 11, the day the season opens.
.The contest will close at 6 p." m. on that date, and all answers re
ceived after that time will not be considered.
Award of the prizes will be made as soon as possible thereafter.
At any rate, the winners will get their checks in time to purchase
tickets for the opening game onthe West Side diamond, as the Cubs
will be in Cincinnati the first few days of the season.
The prizes will be: First prize, five dollars. Second prize,
three dollars. Seven prizes of one dollar each will be given to the
fans sending in the seven next best answers.
In case of a tie in number of questions correctly answered, the
prizes will be awarded in the order in which answers are received. So,
Do it now!
HERE ARE THE QUESTIONS:
1 Name the members of the national baseball commission.
2 Smith on first and Jones on second with none out. Double
steal attempted. 'Smith reaches his goal safely, but Jones is retired.
Is Smith entitled to a stojen base? ' '
3 Name the Cub managers since Chicago became a member
of the National league. '
4 Which game of a double header is counted the regularly
5. Did any ball team which attained national fame ever com
plete a season without losing- a game? Name the club and the year
in which this exceptional performance took place,
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