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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 16, 1913, Image 18

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is matched with Billy Papke
March 5. Papke will follow
shortly. The "Thunderbolt" has
been spending a short time at his
home in Kewanee and is in excel
lent condition.
Why not match Packey Mc-
Farland and Wildcat Ferns for
the welcherweight champion
ship? Nothing of interest to fans is
expected to develop at the meet
ing of the National Baseball Com
mission, which opens here today.
A salary limit for the Interna
tional League will be settled. The
International magnates claim the
present limit of $6,000 a month is
too low. Uniform contracts for
all baseball leagues will also be
considered. A few kicks from
players who think they have been
wrongly treated will be taken up.
The big item that American
Association owners were chew
ing over today was the election of
Bill Armour, former manager of
v the Toledo team, as president of
the Milwaukee club. Mrs. Agnes
Havenor, one of the two women
baseball bosses, still retains a con
trolling interest in the Brewers,
but Armour has purchased a
block of stock and will represent
the club in all dealings.
Both the Cubs and Sox are
willing to dicker for players with
the A. A. magnates, who are hold
ing their meeting here. Clark
Watson, a speedy southpaw of
the Milwaukee team, is the star
Murphy and Comiskey are an
gling for. Last year was his first
season in ClAss AA company, but
he made good from the jump.
Several of the minor league man
agers are aftej some of the sur-
nliic mntprtal nn tVi fnK rneor
Frank Klaus sails from New I Q? Morgan.
York Tuesday for Paris, where he Callahan may add lo his pitch-
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