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Tinker's people have drilled dili
gently in the squeeze play and this
run-scoring system is now an art
with the North Side people. Worked
it three'times in one game is almost
Manager Rowland is loading up
with a temporary list of third base-
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(V cast adrift when Zeb Terry and Fred
McMullin recover from injuries. The
two Hose regulars are as good as
any team would wish and it is not
reasonable to believe that at any
future time both will be on the bench
aMhe same time.
Von Kolnitz, former Red, played
third for the Hose yesterday. Kane,
a Pennsylvania player, is also pres
ent, and Ceylon Wright, a local semi
pro, has also been shipped to the
club. Rowland will experiment, with
this trio until he finds a man to his
liking. Von Kolnitz did not hit, but
Last season he was with the Reds,
but early this season decided not to
play ball, preferring to stay at his
southern home and practice law.
Recently Manager Bresnahan of the
Toledo team managed to change
Von's mind, and the ex-Cub boss was
to get him through Cincinnati. If it
hadn't been for Roger, Von Kolnitz
would not have been on his way
back to the game and would not
have been available to the Sox.
Jackson's two doubles and homer
won for the Sox. If Joe was not in
a hitting humor things would fare ill
with the Hose. Joe is the only man
hitting the ball consistently and when
the wallops count This is an awful
blow to the theory held in Cleveland
that Joe was a good batter, except
when men were on bases.
Cleveland is making a desperate
' ' effort to bolster its crippled pitching
staff. The latest acquisition is
Wyckoff from the Mackmen. He
was never a wonder with Connie
Mack, but may be better with a real
Sox return home tomorrow for a
four-game series with Detroit, fol
lowed by three with St. Louis, in
cluding the Independence day dou
Hans Wagner's rejuvenation is ex
plained. The veteran Pirate short
stop is to be married to Miss Bessie
Baine Smith, 24 years old, daughter
of a Pittsburgh detective.
Pie Way, Yale, and George Smith,
Columbia, right-handed pitchers,
have signed with the New York
Giants. Smith made a remarkable
record with Columbia this season.
Baker's third home run of series,
with Washington gave Yanks an
other win. One man was on at the
Ty Cobb became peeved at the re
marks of a fan in St Louis and tried
to climb into the grandstand to ad
minister . punishment He was re
strained by the umpires and players.
Teams split double bill. Sisler hit
two doubles, three singles and swiped
two bases. Cobb got three hits and
stole four bases.
Connfe Mack is still picking young
sters. His battery against Red Sox
was Carroll of Tufts college, catcher,
and Johnson, Ursinus, pitcher. The
latter was hit hard. Ruth fanned ten.
Now John McGraw doesn't want to
trade Jeff Tesreau for Slim Sallee.
Jeff gave Dodgers six hits.
Braves bunched four hits off Alex
ander to win. Barnes was better than,
the Philly star.
When the powers that be behind
the New York Yankees removed the
lid from their strong boxes last win
ter and cast about for pennant win
ning material, they went after Lee
Magee, a star of the first magnitude
in the Federal league fold. They
swung the deal, getting Joe Gedeon,
second baseman, and, for "boot'
Southpaw Nick Cullop was thrown
in. Now Nick isn't doing much of
anything except to lead the American
league pitchers with a string of
seven victories and no defeats.
Magee was sweet on Cullop in the
Federal circuit. As manager o.f tho
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