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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 28, 1913, Image 10

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The v city series1 between thev St.
Louis Browns, and Cardinals Is due to
start tomorrow, but- the chafiice of,
-pulling off the initial game ae-slim.
The American League Park is cov
ered with snow and--the Cards are'
marooned in Indianapolis by floods, t
, Eddie. Campi, the Frisco bantam, Is
training for .his Jbput o the coast
tomorrow with Prarikie Burns of New
York. In his last 'fight Campi was
ucKea oy Kia wiuiams 01 Baltimore,
who "has since challenged' Johriny
fVmlrm fnr iho. titlo P.nTrmi wnR Ront
against Wililams before he was ready, n
The Frisco lad is a youngster, and
;It Ws Frank Chance who characterized Shortstop Joe Tinker, now
manager of the Cincinnati National League club, as he brainest Cub
player, to distinguish him from "the brains of the infield' as Charlie Mur
phy or someone. else dubbed Johnny-Evers." It may be accepted tliat
Chance modestly left himself out of consideration when picking out 'the
brains. kT
Tinker's present position is unenviable. As manager of the Reds he
succeeds a Jong line of failures. He may succeed, with the accent on the
"may." If he does he will prove the rule by being the exception. At the
very least, he 'deserves a' Carnegie medal for his bravery, in. accepting the
position. , . " wV w . . .

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