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HOW MY DAD TAUGHT ME TO PLAY BALL
BY JOE TINKER, JR.
Few kid pitchers have attempted
to master the knuckleball, and, in
fact, only a few finished twirlers use
this style of delivery. Tom Seaton of
the Cubs is one of the best in the
business in the use of the knuckler.
It is really a slow ball and a corker
to mix with speed. Coachers stand
ing at first or third base are unable
to detect the change in grips on the
ball just before the pitch is made.
Hold the ball as shown in the lowei
figure and just before delivering
draw your knuckles back almost to
the top of the ball as in top figure.
The pitch will send the ball floating
lazily and without a revolution to
the plate and invariably cause the
batter to swing before he should.
CITY HALL HOT AFTER SUPT
,COON AND DIRECTOR WING
City Hall is willing to go the limit
to oust Dr. J. W. Conn, sup't, and
Frank B. Wing, business director of
the municipal tuberculosis sanita
rium, with as much disgrace as posi
sible, it seems.
Prosecution on a perjury charge!
is the threat now laid against Dr.
Coon, while one of the recommenda
tions of city civil service commis
sion thoroughly Thompsonian will
be that Coon and Wing be fired.
Arthur B. McCoid, best known as
one of Chicago's leading "drys," who
is acting as a special attorney in the
interest of the administration in the
sanitarium hearing, has declared that
he will seek to have State's Att'y
Hoyne prosecute the superintendent
Coon testified that Dr. J. D. Rotn
ertson had remarked that the mayo
was a "d fooL" Robertson de-
nies. This will form the basis of the.
npriiu-Y r.hargfti . . .'
Thirteenth of a Series of Photos,
Posed Especially by Joe Tinker, Jr.,
for The Day Book, on "How to Play
EASTER FEED FOR PRISONERS
Easter dinner will be given to
prisoners in Clark st. station Easter
Sunday by Miss Julia Gleason, adult
probation officer. She has followed
custom of giving Christmas and Eas
ter dmnersfory ears