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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 03, 1913, Image 11

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The other Eastern games furnished
no surprises. Penn beat Penn State
17 Jto 0,' Dartmouth licked Amherst
21 to 7, Carlisle overwhelmed
Georgetown, and the Navy swamped
George Gay, former Ursinus foot
ball player, had his neck broken in
a game between Pottstown and Un
ion. He is in a hospital at Phoenix
ville, Pa., and is expected to die.
.Matty McCue, the Racine battler,
has split with his manager, and is
reported to- be dickering with Nate
Lewis, with a view to having the
Chicagoan take charge of the busi
ness end of his battles.
No bombs were thrown and no
knives were drawn at the Federal
League meeting in Indianapolis. This
is contrary to the best usage of the
National League, and will hurt the
claims of the Feds that they are a
real major organization.
The only harsh words were uttered
by Horace Fogel, who now threatens
to start another league because he
was refused a -franchise for either
New York or Philadelphia. No vio
lence is expected from Horace.
Drastic changes from the accepted
order w,ere made in the new contract
gotten out by the Feds and put up
to their players to sign. The reserve
clause has been modified.-and is said
to be acceptable to the Players' Fra
ternity. It was definitely announced that
George Stovall had signed a contract
to manage the Kansas City team. The
statement was also given out that
four managers had presented names
of major league players they were
dickering with.
Whether the players in question,
whose names, of course, were hot
given out, were considering jumping
their contracts, could not be learned.
The league vill meet in Chicago
Nov. 15 and elect a president.
American League magnates will
hold their winter meeting here
Thursday. The meeting of the league
directors may be held the preceding
day. All .busuiess is expected, to be
cleaned np in a single session, as
there are no., scandals to be aired.
No trades of players of consequence
are, likely.
The Sox slugged Fromme in Hous
ton, Tex., while Reb -Russell held the
Giants when "danger threatened.
Crawfordand Meyers each poled two
doubles and a single.
Yale has sent out a call for more
coaches. They might swap a cou
ple of the coaches,f or a. real player.
"You can refinevbaseball all you
please," said Joe Kelley, the old Bal
timore star, "and you can make a
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Joe Kelley.
parlor game out of it by giving the
umpire power of life and death, but
you can't stop the players' tongues
without an ax.
"Baseball can be made gentleman- ,
ly all right, but it won't stand for this
Lord Chesterfield stuff, not any, de- T
spite the efforts of writers and mag
nates. "Years ago,' Baltimore and Boston j
and they were some baH clubs ,
tried to play a polite, courteous game,
to see how it would work. Both teams i
agreed to try out the polished con-

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