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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 05, 1913, FINAL EDITION, Image 9

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Semmens Hands Evers Punch and
Resignation Have a- Dream?
When Doc Semmens swung on
John JEvers' jaw, and ,at almost the
same time a train' for' Cincinnati,
18,249 dopists, immediately bean
picking a new manager for the Cubs.
Some of the dopists get x?al money
for the work,, and sprained, their
typewriters in putting down their
There were numerous reports that
discipline in the Cub ranks was.about
as strong as the Republican party in
South Carolina, and that the whole
team was in a mood to commitmur
der. Naturally, there are dissensions
among the men. Few of the posi
tions are settled, and the candidates
are jealous of each other, especially
as most, of the Cub recruits are al
most veterans .and realize' Telease
now means almost a. sure return to
the minors. Tfiis' feeling will clear
up. '
Doc had hardly slipped over his
punch before numerous gents were
making bets with themselves as to
how long it would be before Roger
Bresnahan would become manager
of the Cubs. They may be right. No
one but Charles Webb Murphy knows
about that, and Charles is not.giving
interviews on the matter, though he
has talked about everything else
imaginable. ,
After Doc slipped over that first
punch Evers would-have been a lot
more popular if he had countered
with a hefty .swing instead of calling
Doc a name.
Athletics 9, Phillies 3
Boston 8 Washington 7.
Cincinnati 2, Louisville 0.
Giants 19, Richmond 5.
- Detroit 4, Chattanooga "0.
St Louis city series, rain.
Athletic Seconds.19, Portsmouth 5.;
Cubs Play'J Indianapolis Today
Cheney to' Pitch.
Going, out?, ,Ypu bet you are, in
spite of ; petitions,; hold-outs and the
mere incidehtal.that you may be leav-.
ing wprk-at yj5urofiTceI
You simply' can't' miss, the first
chance-bf-seeirig the.Korking Krab
and his revamped Cubs in: the first
home- combat of the season. Indian
apolisoblfges as' thV enemy and the
"Roger Bresnahan.
Indians are primed to put up some
stiff opposition.
Lou Richie or Larry Cheney will
probably start in the box for Chicago,
though Evers this.morning had made
no definite selection. Lefty Pierce is.
another .possibility, and the young
ster is .certain .to have 3. qhance in.

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