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team for the Sox to fight during the
season. This is the first visit of the
eighth placers since Stovall was de
posed and Rickey was given a pilot's
license, with instructions to save the
ship if possible.
Rickey is a-YrMC. A. worker and.
college graduate, and considerable
stir was caused when he took charge
of the Browns by the reports that he
would practically conduct a Sunday
When it comes to the conduct of
a ballplayer on the field, or, off, for
that matter, Rickey's ideas are excel
lent' He doesn't intend to conduct a
Sunday school, by any means, neither
does he propose training 'a bevy of
"Whoever sprung that Sunday
school yarn was somewhat wrong,"
said the new Brown boss today. "I
want ballplayers, not molly coddles.
Any man who plays on my team must
have fighting spirit, though he will
not be allowed to give it any outlet
by'Xagging the umpires or causing
any disturbance on the field.
"Give rrte the men with their hearts
in the game and their minds on their
work, ni attend to the umpires.
Never yet have I seen a team profit
byscrapping with the indicator men.
"What Is the result? The player is
banished and the team is weakened.
It is a losing game.
"If the Impression is loose that' I
want a crew of 'mild-mannered and
lady-Tike players, -then that impres
sion should betbottled up. If any of
my men get the Idea that they can
slide through with a minimum of
energy they are due for a rude awak
ening. "Sunday school ball will not win
pennants. Neither do I think rowdy
ism is the correct system. There is a
medium, and I intend to employ it.
I'm going to have a hustling, fighting
team. But they'll be fighting for the,
game, and in it; not battling their
way to the clubhouse and suspensions."
Call that Sunday school ball if you 1
want to, but it sounds like a mighty
Brooklyn got a dozen hits off Math
ewson, but could score only one run.
In the pinches Big Six used his puz
zle box and had the Dodgers popping
weak flies, ft is a great system, and
one that Matty has used with suc
cess, but the Athletics and the Dodg
ers are two different teams. New
York got six hits from Ed Reulbachi
Twelve doubles, one homer and 27
singles were knocked in thb evenly
divided PMlly-Brave double'bill. Mann
of Boston 'Soaked two' doubles and
three singles. Luderus got the hom
er. Rudolph and Mayer werettie win
, The fact that the pennant is cinch
ed makes no difference to the Mack
men. Wyckoff, their pitcher, gave the
Red Sox a dozen bases on balls and
nine hits, and still the Athletics won.
Fifteen hits from four Boston pitch
ers is reason enough. Walsh and Col-
illns each cracked three.
Mack is using Walsh regularly now
in the outfield, and the youngster has
a fine chance of starting in the
world's tilt. In his last two games
he has bagged seven hits.
The Fletcher A. C. wants indoor
baseball games with leading teams.
Any gang that thinks well of itself
can get a side bet from the Fletchers.
Address Revan Delarame, Haymar
Yale beat Wesleyan, 21 to 0, in the
opening game of the football season.
The Blue line was weak. Cornell won
easily from Ursinus, 41 to 0. Carlisle
defeated Lebanon, 26 to 0.
Capt. George McBride" of the Na
tionals will be presented with a dia
mond-studded watch valued at $800
by Washington fans during the game
with the Athletics Monday.
Milwaukee increased its lead over
Minneapolis in the American Associa
tion by winning both en'ds of ajdou-ble-header
from Toledo while Min
neapolis was getting one from-Louis