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t any other outfielder in the National.
Scoring from third base on a fly to
Murray is a feat seldom attempted
unless the ball is hit considerable
Danny Murphy will be Mack's first
string sub, while McGraw has Cooper
and Jim Thorpe to fall back on. Mur
phy is a slugger of the old-time
model Cooper and Thorpe have not
been played enough to show their
worth, but the pale face has the call
over the Indian.
Summing up, the Macks should
lead at the bat, baserunning honors
are about even, and so is fielding.
Murray has the best arm, but those
- Macks play ground hits with the ease
-and cleverness of infielders and are
liable to nip the Giants if they at
tempt to run wild.
Yesterday's game between the Sox
and Naps was a fitting period to the
South Side season. Cleveland got
three hits off Cicotte, vand the Sox
got three from Falkenberg in seven
innings and none from Gregg in one.
To cap the climax Cicotte whiffed
Joe Jackson for the last out.
Jack Fournier is recovering his
batting eye, and -win "be a leading
contender for an outfield position in
1914. Playing in place of Hal Chase
at first, the Frenchman is making an
impressive showing. He could not lo
cate the pill in the first game after
his layoff, but has ,pome back with
two hits in each of the succeeding
Today a portion of the Sox are
scheduled to exhibit in Michigan City.
There will be no more big league
ball for them until Saturday, when
they go to Detroit to wind up the
Of thai twenty-two games played
between the Naps and Sox the locals
copped nine and dropped thirteen.
President Comiskey has decided to
train his team at Paso Rdbles, CaL,
again next year. The around-the-world
tourists will land inNew York
in-March, and will immediately hus
tle.acrossthe continent. -Kid-tJleason
will take the stay-at-homes and re
cruits to California in the middle of
February. The boys who have been
playing all winter should be in con
dition, and will only need lessons in
Once more Larry Cheney got in
difficulty with a wild pitch. It only
cost one run, and, as the Reds tal
lied another, which was enough to
win, it may be pointed out that the
slip was not fatal.
The unfortunate feature of these
weird heaves by Cheney is that they
usually occur with a man in position
to score. Against the brand of pitch
ing the Cubs will encounter in the
city series one run may mean the
difference between victory and defeat.
Mollwitz, the new first baseman,
relieved Saier in the first game when
Vic was hit by a batted ball, and as
tonished the natives by his playing.
AH of the regular pitchers wee
sent home to prime for the city series.
Zabel, Watson, Stack and Vaughn
were sentenced to the exhibition cir
cuit, with Bresnahan and Needham.
to do the catching.
The Tigers beat the Lombards in
the final game for the Sweitzer cup,
emblematic of the championship of
independent teams of the city. Ten
thousand people saw the game,
breaking down a section of the fence
at FairchilcTs' park in their eagerness
to get in.
Milwaukee cinched the pennant in
the American Association by-splitting
a double-header with" Louisville while
Minneapolis was losing to Columbus.
This is the first flag Milwaukee has
copped in the Association. Manager
Fred Clarke signed a--two-year con
tract after the gamea
Denver won the championship in
the Western League by beating Des
Moines yesterday, copping'for the
third straight time An attempt' will
be made to arrange post-season,
games with Milwaukee. ,f -
Ogden Park soccer" football team
defeated the Campbell Rover-Juniors,
2s toil, uvthe first match,ot the-pre-t