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I ' I '1111 I I
Kil Pitcher for Solons Reu
dt'i's a Fine Account
A sra ii i st M osa I c(i owan
Also Show Good, But is
OutliK'kcd on Bases
I nnrstratinsr once more that the
).. rs shoe which the Phoenix base
ball club packs around is bigger than
i.- own hall park, the Solons de
iValed Uie Mesa Jewels yesterday
:.fiernon 2 to l. Kvery one of the
six varieties of errors was made be
hind K.-ause, his team-mates supplied
l.im with but three safe hits, against
Mesa's !ie, yet this young and
fv.vkled flinger played with the
Mesa, heavy hitters taking special
delight in fanning them out in the
1. ini lies, lie would get two men
si niehow, let two more get on, and
ti.en twirl the third man down "just
like that". Krause stowed himself
:v, ay in the hearts of the fans yes-
t. r.iay. as no other pitcher has done
snee Herb Hall used to set 'em'
lazy with his classy stuff on the
Id Grant park diamond. It has
b en no sudden rise to popularity.
itho. for Krause has always made
Rood with the Phoenicians. But
yesterday put him right out there
before them, where they could see
and appreciate his good work.
Not all the pitching credit goes
to the one man, however, for Mc
Gowan also showed the stuff that's
in him. It might have been his
!;od day, or the Phoenix batting
raily might have been kepi under the
crandstand unnecessary because of
the lead of one run in the third
1 ut this husky young Jewel failed
to fall before the choppy bats of the
Phoenicians. Unlike Nettle, he put
his stuff on the ball, fanned im
mense quantities of Solons, and kept
"his curves breaking right clear up
to the end. He let Phoenix off with
but three hits one a double to deep
center by Shorty Dodge in the third.
Bond, the mighty first baseman of
the Jewels, smote a triple to center
in the second. It was really only a
,ij"u.l)l but the field is so slow that
Kimberley hail to plow around get
ling the ball out of the dust. At
that. Bond reached third with the
ball, and was called safe only be
cause it is the rule to favor the run
ner in close decisions. Speaking of
!.isf decisions there was that one
if "Bill" Geary's on thi.'d, when
Hudson sent the pill sizzling right
:utoss the sack in the fourth. Geary
vailed it a foul, but the stands firm
No Vaudeville This
Time, But
Absence of Dignitaries from
Third Openinjr of New
Park Did Not Detract
Much from Pleasure of
Fiends in the Stands
Governor George W. P. Hunt,
'Mayor George U. Young and City
Manager W. A. Farish had engage
ments out of town or something, and
were not present at Riverside yes
terday when the third christening
party of the new ball grounds was
w heduled.
The fans bore the blow bravely,
lur after all, baseball was what they
v. anted not vaudeville, and it was
nr. excellent quality of the greatest
sport in the world that they re
ceived. A two to one game always makes
me glad to be alive especially when
the two is on this side of the river.
Kveryone seemed to feel the same
way about it, for I've never known
the crowds to show so much en
thusiasm. There wasn't a jarring
note except for, one moment and
then It was quickly and quietly
ijuelled by the police. That was
v. hen a weak voice offered cheering
words to the commuter, and though
1 disagreed with the offender, I don't
think it was serious enough to have
tieen called disturbing the peace. If
laus are liable to prosecution for
rooting I know several prominent
men in danger. Of course they
-ould have all the baseball they
wanted in Florence, but just think
how their families would feel. So
much publicity, don't you know? It
vonld be shocking, really.
I wished , with all my heart and
soul and the' wish was shared by
many that something had happened
to shock or startle Mesa from its
remi-conscious state; As in a dream
those men walked ,and walked and
walked. They strolled, leisurely to
their positions oa the diamond, and
as slowly made 'their way back to
the pit. Never, once - were they on
" 17 South Center
ly believed it was just fair enough
to be fair. So Tubby went back
pnd took an uncommonly healthy
swing at the next ball it . was a
ball, all right and missed by three
Barton's stunning pick . up of
Bond's hot liner in the eighth and
his perfect heave to Hudson were a
pair of plays that won appreciative
wows from the fans. Barton still
remains a victim of astigmatism
v. hile in the near vicinity of" home
plate, though he did shoot one to
1 right for a safety in the slow plowed
A study of the game reveals these
Every one of the three runs came
in by error. McGowan and Morris
were responsible for the two Phoe
nix runs and Cook let in Bond with
Mesa's only score. McGowan over
threw first in the first frame, letting
Cook on. Cook went down and
scored on Barton's hit. In the third
Dodge doubled, started down to
third, and Morris overthrew the bag.
letting in the score. Mesa's run came
in the second. Bond beat the ball
to third after driving to deep center.
Collins fanned. Campbell hit down
to Hudson who took the ball easily.
tossing to Cook, who dropped it
when Bond hurtled through the air,
on scoring bent.
1 1 0 0 0
118 2 1
0 12 3 0
0 0 13 0 0
0 0 15 2
0 0 2 0 0
0 0 1 3 2
0 (I 0 0 0
0 0 0 '1 0
2 3 27 14 5
! R H PO A E
0 0 2 0 0
0 2 13 0 1
0 0 0 2 0
0 0 0 0 0
1 1 S 0 0
0 0 10 0
0 10 0 0
0 10 10
0 0 0 3 1
1 5 24 6 2
Dodge rf 4
Cook c 3
Barton 3b 4
Hudson lb 2
Hathaway ss 3
AVarren If ..... 3
Lewis 2b 3
Krause ' p 3
Pomeroy cf .
Morris c ....
Core ss
Mullins 2b .
Bend lb
Collins rf . .
Campbell If .
Halvorsen 3b
McGowan p
Totals 35
Score by innings
Runs 101 000
Hits 101 000
Runs 010 000
Hits 110 10 1
0 0 x :
0 1 x :
0 0 01
1 0 05
Two-base hit: Dodge; three -base
hit: Bond; stolen bases: Morris,
Bar;on; bases on balls: off Krause,
2; off McGowan, 1; struck out: by
McGowan, 12; by Krause. T; hit by
pitched ball: Cook by McGowan
left on bases: Phoenix 4, Mesa 8
time of game: 1:40; Umpire, Geary.
It has just come to light that "Reb1
Russell's front name is Albert and not
Clarence. The big Texan Dinger of the
White Sox says he can't stand for th
Clarence stuff, hence the announce
ment of his real name.
Real Game
deck. We patiently waited a minute
or two for another man to come u
for Mr. Walter Krause to fan out.
It was really a pity, because just
little detail like that gave one the
impression that it was a slow game,
when in reality is wasn't at all. It
was most pleasurable in fact, and
Mesa wasn't half bad when they
played the hand, for they had quite
a good pitcher, a Mr. McGowan
.ur. Krause did beautifully for u
ana Jir. ri. M. Maus, who once
played with the I. L I.s, whatever
they are, remarked that he was
Dully Kid ana knew what he was
Mr. Clarence Barton, who was
hit off color Thursday, redeemed
himself yesterday. I suppose it
takes time to get used to city ways
and his sojourn in Ray may hav
been responsible for his former be
havior. His quick playing on third
base was splendid and I think from
now on he'll always do well. The
poor boy was hurt, too. His hand
was dreadfully spiked and I do hope
it will not. leave a scar.
nui as i told you, those rcom
routers move like ice wagons and
have no manners, and I don't pre
eume the one who caused this sad
accident even stopped to apologize.
Don t you hate "rudeness In anyone,
especially from the south side?
There was a coterie of critics at
the game and why they think they
ore privileged characters is a mys
tery to' me. We all heard the way
tney shouted, and we wouldn't hav
careu only the man they were de
nutng was Mr. Kern Warren, the
baby of our team. They might at
least overlook a youngster even if he
di-dn t feel like batting on a hot day.
Not they. - ' - ?
You're afraid of the ball,"' they
"Why step away from the plate?'
"Get glue on your left foot." and
other little phrases I didn't find
particularly pleasing.
While everyone was charmed witTi
the game, I felt something was not
quite right so I asked Dolly:
"Why didn't Captain Barrett play?''
"Play?" repeated Dolly In a patron
izing "Dolly" manned, "play? You poor
thing, Captain Barrett played that
whole game. Didn't you see him coach
from first base?"
"I might have known. Please forgive
me just this once, but tell me, how
could you sec him above the Johnson
grasa?" .tmjm..
. i
American League
Club. W. L. Pet.
Philadelphia 45 32 .584
Detroit 44 36 .550
Washington 42 35 .545
Chicago 41 35 .539 (
St. Louis 42 38 .525 j
Boston 41 38 .519
New York 28 45 .384 j
Cleveland 26 50 .342
No games scheduled.
National League f
Club W. I
Pet I
.532 1
.513 j
.493 j
.487 j
New York 43 29
j Chicago 41 36
St. Louis 40 38
Philadelphia 35 36
Cincinnati 37 39
Brooklyn .' 33 37
Pittsburg 33 38
Boston 32 41
Phillies 7 Reds 4
CINCINNATI, July 12 Philadelphia.
hit Schneider hard the first two in
nings and scored enough runs to win
from Cincinnati.
Score R. H. E.
Philadelphia V 10
Cincinnati 10
Batteries Mayer and Dooin; Schnei
der, Douglas and.Erwin, Gonzales.
Giants Get Good Start
CHICAGO, July 12. New York won
the opening game of the series which
will temporarily decide the league lead
ership. Cheney and Zabel were hit
Score R. II. E.
New York 7 10 9
Chicago 2 6 2
Batteries Tesreau and Meyers, Mc
Lean; Cheney, Zabel and Bresnahan.
Boston Wallops St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, July 12 Boston wal
loped St. Louis. Although the locals
used three pitchers they could not stop
the hitting of the visitors.
Score R. H. E.
Boston 12 15 2
St. Louis 5 8 2
Batteries Tyler, Crutcher and Whal
ing: Doak, Perdue. Williams and Sny
Federal League 1
Club. W. Ia Pet I
Chicago 43 30 .589
j Indianapolis .. 40 32 .556 I
j Buffalc 36 32 .529
Baltimore 37 34 .521 j
Brooklyn 35 34 .507
! Kansas City 34 43 .442
j St. Louis 33 43 .434 1
; Pitteburg .. 30 41 .423
Caseys Lose to Terriers
ST. LOUIS. July 12. Chapman's
triple In the second, aided by several '
singles gave the. locals three runs, a j
lead that wtie not overcome.
Score R. H. E. !
Kansas City. 1 4 1 !
St. Louis . . 4 7 0
Batteries Stone, Cullop, Harris and
Easterly; Davenport and Chapman.
Chifeds vs. Injuns
CHICAGO, July 12 Sensational
fielding offset wild pitching in this
doubleheader. .
Score R. H. E.
Chicago 6 14 0
Indianapolis 6 11 3
Batteries Fisk, Hendrix and Wilson;
Mullen, Mosely and Ravridan. (Thirteen
Second. Game R.
Indianapolis 4
Chicagv. 2
Batteries Billiard and
Pren-dergast and Warren.
Coast League
I Club. W. L. Pot
I Los Angeles 57 45 -.559
j Venice 53 45 .541
Portland 48 43 .527
I San Francisco 52 50 .510 j
j Sacramento 48 52 .480 j
j Oakland 38 CI -.384 j
At Oakland R. H. E.
Venice . . B 12 2
Oakland 2 8 1
' Batteries Klepfer and Elliott;
Pruitt, Christian and Arbogast.
Second Gam . R,
Venice . . 4
Oakland . . 2
Batteries White and Elliott
witter and Alexander.
H. E.
11 0
9 2
At Los Angeles R.
Sacramento 1
Los Anffeles 5
Batteries Stroud, Williams
Hannalx; Love and Boles.
H. E.
3 '0
9 0
Second Game R. H. E.
Sacramento . . 5 9 1
Los Angeles 3 13 1
' Batteries Grogor, 'Malarkey and
Hannah;. Musser, Hughes and Brooks.
(Eleven innings.)
At Portland ' R.
San Francisco 2
Portland .....8
Batteries Fanning, Pernoll
Schmidt; Reiger and Fisher.
Rapps, of the tail-end Topeka team,
is leading the Western league batsmen
with a healthy percentage of .406 In 2,3
games, . .
Where They Play Today
National League
Philadelphia at Cincinnati
New York at Chicago
Boston at St. Louis
Brooklyn at Pittsburg
American League
Detroit at Washington.
St. Louis at Philadelphia
Chicago at New York
Cleveland at Boston.
Federal League
Indianapolis at Kansas City
St. Louis at Chicago
Buffalo at Baltimore
Pittsburg at Brooklyn.
Coast League
No game scheduled.
CHICAGO, July 12. Although the
plans of the Federal League magnates
regarding a post season series are not
yet completed it is aparent that there
will be an effort made to holdi the
attention of the baseball fans during
the playing of the world's series be
tween the winners of the National
1 ! and American League pennants. The
major leagues close their seasons on
October 7 and the Federals on Oc
tober 13. According to the tentative
plans of the new organization the
pennant winning clubs will issue an
open challenge to the leaders of the
two major organizations and if ig
nored will institute a series of their
It is proposed to select an all-star
team from the seven clubs finishing
after the pennant winner. This com
bination will play a series of seven
or nine games against the league
leaders, the contests to be held in
various cities comprising the Federal
circuit. The gate receipts will be di
vided among the playets composing
the tow teams upon a basis of 60
per cent to the winners and 40 per
cent to the losers. There is also talk
of the magnates adding either a sum
of money or automobiles to the pool
in order to make the prize worth the
. NEW YORK, July 12. Batting av
erages based upon the hitting in the
two major leagues during the first
three months of the 1914 season show
that as a rule the heavy hitters of
the past two years are batting close
to form. In the National League,
Grant, Cincinnati; Crandall, New
York, and Zimmerman, Chicago, were
leading on July 1, 1912. A year later
Crandall, New York; Cravath, Phila
delphia; Hyatt, Pittsburg, and Dau
bert, Brooklyn, were closely bunched
in the race for honors. Their aver
ages on the first of July were as fol
lows: Grant .329, which gave him
fourth place among those players
who had participated in at least
twenty-five games. Crandall in the
Federal League was batting at .323
rate which puts him among the first
sven stick wielders in the new league.
Zimmerman, however, showed a slump
in his batting, being more than a
hundred points below his previous
record. Cravaith, who batted .346 in
1913 showed .311, while Hyatt like I
Zimmerman was considerably below
his 1913 form.
The average in the American
League was about the same, for
while Jackson and Cobb were going
at top speed, This Speaker and Nap
Lajoie had fallen short of their per
formances of the past two years. The
standing of the first five batters in
each year were as follows: 1912:
Jackson, Cleveland .402; Speaker,
Boston .384; Lajoie, Cleveland .384;
Cobb, Detroit .382; Baker, Philadel
phia .349. 1913: Jackson .404; Cobb
.397; Speaker .371: Collins, Phila
delphia, .352: D. Murphy, Philadel
phia .348.
This season Cobb was second with
.349; Jackson third with .328; Baker
sixth with .326: Collins tenth with
.295; Speaker fourteenth with .280,
while Lajoie had dropped far down
the list with .247.
Jimmy Duffy has passed up an offer
for a clash with Leach Cross at Vernon
on July 17.
As manager of Young Saylor, Ray
Bronson is picking up more cash than
he did as a boxer.
A Kalamazoo promoter is anxious to
stage muss between Ad Wolgast
and Johnny Dundee for August 12.
Tom Kennedy, who went abroad to
train Frank Moran, defeated Con
O'Kelley at Hull, England, the other
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Clothing Sale
Twice in
$15.00 Suits $11.25
$20.00 Suits -.- $15.00
$25.00 Suits $18.75
$30.00 Suits $22.50
$35.00 Suits $26.25
40 North Central Avenue
Home of Stetson Hats and Hart, Schaffner & Marx Clothes
I ,.k ! " If men wear It Hanny has It" . ... - j-
Out at the park which they built '
by the park which is near the bank
which the salt liver threw up about
a mile south, of Phoenix, they had a
peculiar game of baseball yesterday.
It took nine Phoenix and nine Mesa
players, and Homer King and "Uncle
Jim" Ormsby just 1:40 to pull that
baseball game off. (Off what? you
ask. We do not answer.) The reas
on it took one hour and forty min
utes instead of until after five
o'clock to handle those nine innings
(eight and a half is more correct),
is that the aforesaid Homer King is
applying show-man's 'methods to the
national sport as she are played in
the S. R. V. Realizing that speed is
one of the things that attract fans
to baseball games, Mr. King, and Mr.
Ormsby and Mr. P. H. Hayes, and
other fans of the ninth degree con
gregated in a box. Then they pro
ceeded to put fight into the eighteen
young men and boys who composed
the two teams. However effective
their grand stand coaching will prove,
remains to be seen, but it or some
thing had an effect yesterday. Run
ning out to the field, hustling their
turns at bat, and cutting off the se
conds ' between whiles that did the
trick. It was no stage whisper that
those "prompters" employed but the
throaty unmusical voice of the peev
ish fan.
Speaking of throaty and bull-puplike
voices reminds us of "Bill" Geary,
the umpire. Bill acquired a cold some
place, and then irritated it by bark
ing "ball!" and "strike!" throughout
several long games of ball. When he
enunciates the word "ball!" now, the
agitation of the air and the air drums
s exactly like that produced when
a deep voiced and not too kindly
hound says "Woof!" When Bill an
nounced the pioposition of John Hy
der to donate a "best hat in the
house" for the first home run, few
of those in the stands understood
him. Most of the fans believed he
was swearing at something or some
body. So we take the opportunity to
repeat, that John Hyder, that sterling
sport is going to pay one good set
of shingles to the man who first
makes four bases on one hit in the
new park. In our opinion it will be
a safe hat for a long time.
Bill Brady is now boosting Jess
Willard as the man who stands the
biggest chance of licking Jack John
son. His guess is about as good as
his picking Frank Moran to bring
back the top pugilistic honors to the
white race.
Marcus Catton is coming right
along. He'll be a son that even "Old
Billy" Catton would be proud to
own. Of course the mark he set at
18.1 balk line the other day will not
rock the world, for it was made in
practice not in competition. But it
shows that Phoenix has at least one
citizen, who is destined to fa mo
among the sport folk of this big
America of ours.
"Yes sir. We're going to pull the
Tempe Butte CLKAR TO THK
HOUSE!" said L. E. Weyand yester
day. Weyand was rambling around
town in his motorcycle-mobile the
Excelsior side car with the cunning
little top. He stopped long enough
to tell us that he was going to tackle
that rocky old road next Sunday with
a two-speed motorbike, and then put-
putted along his way.
The Athletics evidently have Wash
ington's goat, in view of Clarke Grif
fith's holler that the world's champions
are a cheap outfit.
Charley Comiskey, owner of the
White Sox, is to stand the expense of
erecting a 100-foot flagpole at the new-
ball park in Dubuque.
Bayless of the Venice club is Ping
Bodie's successor as champion fence
buster of the Pacific Coast league. He
is leading the league in home runs and
Shortstop Baker, who is Home Run
Baker No. 2, of the University of Mich
igan nine, has joined the Winnipeg
team in the Twilight league.
"Iron Man" Joe McGinnity has de
cided to quit as bench manager of the
Tacoma team. McGinnity will continue
as president of the club and Russ Hall
will act as manager of the team.
Old Dick Cooley had no sooner been
installed as manager of the Topeka.
team than he was set down by Presi
dent O'Neill of the Western league for
inciting a riot in Denver.
Willie "Bill' Mitchell of the Naps is
credited with being the greatest seven
inning pitcher in the game. As a rule
Willie is ready to blow the contest after
the seventh round.

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