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to furnish a forfeit of $25,000 to. in
sure its finishing the .season. .
Some talk isheard of electing Hor
ace Fogel president of the league. So
far the Feds have conducted them
selves in a level-headed- manner, but
the election of Fpgel would be a sad
blow to their, cause.
Not that we thlptc Fogel is a crim
inal for his acts in Philadelphia, and
for which he was punished by expulr
sfon from baseball'. , Other men who
were not touched were more culpa
ble than the then president of the
If he is. elected president of the
Feds it is likely the new organization
will be treated lightly by the news
papers. And what the Feds need
right now is newspaper backing.
Mathewson was hammered by the
Sox at Dallas, Tex., and the Giants
lost, 9 to 3. Leverenz held the Giants
tight. Buck Weaver smote a single,
double and triple.
St. Louis furnishes the star pipe
dream today. According to a delir
ious space writer Tommy Leach is
to go to St. Louis and manage the
Capt. Heinie Wagner of the Boston Red Sox, Who Graduated from Hell's
Kitchen to a 'World's Series Team.
Phils. He was used as a catspaw,
and his "friends." deserted him when
they found he was. in hot water.
But since his expulsion Fogel has
made numerous cracks about how he
would expose the crookedness of
baseball. He has failed to come
through. He must produce or but
ton up his mouth.. Throughout the
country Fogel is not held in high es
teem by sporting wi iters. They"riui
cule him, and even worse.
Federal League team of that city,
taking with him Frank Schulte and
Heinie Zimmerman ofthe Cubs. Jim
my Archer and Vic Saier seem to'
have been overlooked. ,
Just how high an ambitious boy,
I blessed with ability, can climb in.
baseball, was never demonstrated
more forcibly than by Heinie Wag
ner, the hustling little field leader of,
the Boston Red Sox. j
About fifteen years ago Billy Ro-