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the other clubs have a chance.
It is that indefinable thing called "class'' that makes major league teams stronger. They have the play ers at the heighth of their abilities, spur them on by exciting ambition and offering rewards. The minors are composed of young, ambitious, inex perienced' men who are "going back." Among them are a number of those peculiar players who are world beat ers in the minors and failures in the majors, fellows ' who, lacking some thing, are useless in the big show. One sees "more close, low score games in the major leagues. . One sees more well pitched games. One sees more consistent fielding, and the "form" is truer. But to nje there is more interest in a minor league game than in a major league contest. The element of the unexpected arises more fre quently; there are more thrills, more hitting, more errors, more action, errors, more action. Last summer I watched .six minor league games in six ' day's and saw five as fiercely fought, interesting games as one would -wish to see. The fol lowing week"l saw the -Athletics play seven games, and -only one was a real contest.- jbeimajor league game was too steady, too perfect. They lacked action. BUD GOT HIS'N By Fullerton. , Frank Smith, the famous old White Sox pitcher, had a son. named Bud", a good tough kid at that time. The players told Smitty he ought to spank Bud as he was getting too "smart" from being with the players, but Smitty said it was all right. One day Smitty was pitching and the Naps were pounding nim all over the lot. He was hot, arigty and dis tressed. Finally he' managed to get the side out and returned to the bench. "Hully gee, paw," remarked Bud. "You haven't got. a thing." Smitty gave him the spanking of his life right there. . LITTLE JAP IS EXPERT WITH CUE ' Koji Yamada. Koji Yamada "is making American cueists take a second look in the big billiard tournament now on at Chi cago. He is the best billiard' player Japan has yet produced. Yamada is undersized, even for a Jap. -q o NUFFSED "Why don't you advertise your business?" "I do. I tell jt. to my 'Wife.". j o o x 'There is a discussion on among New Jerseyites as to whether ''"is set or sit. Correspondent in Rose Hill, Los Angeles, Cal., says his lay. That'is better,