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

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Stovall Due for Long Suspension
Waddell Quits Came. -
Cubs and Sox Do Well Against
Western Teams East Strong.
i, Manager George Stovall of the St
Louis Browns Is due for a long rest,
ordered by Ban Johnson, president of
the American League. Stovall ob
jected to a .decision of Umpire Fergu
son's m a game between the Browns
and Naps Saturday and knockedthe
limp's cap off. This gentlemanly re
partee didn't satisfy Stovall, so he
used Ferguson's coat for a cuspidor.
Stovall was put out of the game
and an account of the affair wired to
Johnson. Ban immediately suspend
ed Stovall. He will hear both sides
of the fracas and decide how long the
Brown boss shall remain idle.
According to dispatches, there was
no excuse for Stovall's act. He kick
ed on a decision and was canned.
That should have ended the matter.
His offenses' were unprovoked, as
Ferguson made no move to attack
Mm. Ferguson is a young umpire
in the American League, and deserves
credit for submitting to the indigni
ties and not making the disgraceful
scene any worse.
On the eve of meeting the Eastern
teams Stovall's loss from first base
will be a heavy blow to his team,
which has been playing fair baE.
Stovall's hatting was a factor in
many of the victories.
Rube Wadded, one of the greatest
left-handers, baseball ever saw, is
through. Waddell was under con
tract to Minneapolis of the American
Association, but Joe Cantillon turned
the big fellow over to a team in the
Northern League until he could get in
condition. Rube pitched one good
game for the bushers yesterday and
then turned in his uniform The
former Athletic star feared he would
never recover from the serious illness
that undermined his health last win
ter and preferred to auit rather than.
American League.
Detroit, 2; Sox, 1.
St. Louis, 4; Cleveland, 3.
National League.
SL Louis, 10; Cubs, 8 (13 in.). ,
Pittsburgh, lj Cincinnati, 0. ,
American Association.
Columbus, 4; Kansas City, 1.
Toledo, 8; Minneapolis, 6.
Indianapolis, 7; Milwaukee, 3.
St Paul, 9 ; Louisville, 1.
Lake Shore League.
Gunthers, 3; Port Washington, 2.
Kosciuskos, 4; Logan Square, 0.
Milwaukee, 3; Riverview, 0.
Manitowoc 7; Sheboygan, 0. f
If you are looking for crime stories,
and sad and gloomy tnrillersrpass up
this column. We aim to discuss
baseball, and for that reason there'll
be no account of yesterday's Cub-
Cardinal melee on the West Side,
when Ed Konetchy debutted as a
pitcher, Heinie Peits who played
ball when Heinz only had one pickle
held down right field, and Jimmy
Sheckard was canned from the game
for kicking.
It was the anniversaTy of the Hay
market riot, and the affair looked like
a repetition of that disaster. At least
Lou Richie blew with a louder report
than any bomb ever exploded, and
there were enough dead and bleeding
to make a fine police story.
Out on the South Side the pastime
was not so tragic, but the Sor
lost and the game counts as big in
the wrong column as though the
score had been 100 to L
So far the Sox and Cubs have met
the enemy from then: own section of
remain in the woods.
I the country and walloped them go&
-jJiijlfes. .

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