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Golfers mid Imll fnns will lie Interested In a proposed llnkx liattlu In tlin
full, with Halio lluth untl Ted Hay partnered on one Klilti and Ty Cobb and
Harry Vardon paired iiKiiliiHt tbem. I.lnrio Fowler, Rolf expert, Hiiy that this
coinblnutloii Ik heltiK spoken of, and will probably net together after Vardon
and Itay OnlMi their tour of the country.
In addition to attracting thousands of ball fatm who havo never tnhen
tlmo to visit a Kolf course, It Is believed that those golfers who havo never
seen Cobb and lluth will avail' themselves of the opportunity of viewing them
In n four-b(!Ht-lmll-nnd-add-Kcore contest.
An n money'innUInc alTnlr, this contest will bo unique. The plant Ted
Itay, golfers believe, will llnd his counterpart In the great diamond slugger,
Itutli. On the other hand, Ty Cobb, the crafty and running star, will havo an
excellent partner, both as to style nnd ease of effort, In Vardon. Cobb nnd
Kuth urc not strangers to golf courses, us they both believe In the ancient and
honored game of the links.
MAN 0' WAR IS MACHINE
After lmvlng gnlloped Sir Unr
ton, Cudgel nnd other great
horses, Jockey Sande says that
his ride on tho back of Man o'
War proves to him that tho Fair
Play colt Is thu real horso of
tho age. He says:
"He wanted to run nwny with
mo all the way and once I
thought I would havo to let htm
go. I never felt anything like
this horM In my life. He Is u.
regular machine. Ho strides
further than any nug I ever
threw a leg over and does It so
handily that you would not
know he was running at all."
DAVIS WILL QUIT WILLIAMS
It Is Understood That Ira Thomas W.I 1 1
Do Appointed as Baseball Coach
It Is quite likely that Williams col
lego will lmo u new baseball coach
next year, ns It Is understood Harry
Davis, formerly of tho Athletics, does
not plan to ret tun. It Is hinted that
Ira Thomas who coneheil the I'urple
four season-, prior to last spring, will
return If IiIn business it Hull's aio not
LONG PROGRAM AT TIA JUANA
Definite Pla.ns Being. Made for Lonrj
Racing Schedule at Southern
Jim Oofliotli. the San Francisco
boxing and rtieiug iuipH"uilo, Is mak
ing definite arrangement1- for a long
racing meet tlmi will start at Tin
Juann about No ember 15. The last
meeting al the southern California
track was the inn.t successful In the
track's hMor.i. It was a 10S days'
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"Ground rule games" nre tho special
ty of the Yankees.
Tho Charleston club of tho Sally
league has released Mel Wolfgang.
Thu Hasten) league will use double
umpires for the remainder of the sea
The Kansas City club returned
Pitcher Glenn Meadows to tho Okla
homa City club.
Itch Itussell, now n member of tho
Minneapolis club, says his arm Is tine
and he expects to niako n strong come
Ilamon Gonzales. Sprlnglleld short
stop, Is out for tho rest of the sea
son, as thu result of an attack of
Somo of tho Southern league critics
express disappointment that Outlleld
or Al Kills of nirmlngham was sold to
Chief IJender, pitching for New
Haven tho other day against Albany,
nllowed three hits, all nindo by one
man, Hill Tamm.
Arthur Itnoney, an nutllelder who
bus been playing with tho Pittsburgh
Collegians, has been signed by the
Hoston Ited Sov.
Otto Xeti, recently released by the
Cleveland Americans, Is to finish the
season with the Fuld team of the
Tho middle name of the Yanks Is
Inconsistency. They play like pen
nant winners one day and tho next
day they appear hundciilTod.
Fred Walker, once known as "Mvs
terlous Mitchell," Is doing scouting for
the Hostou Ited Sox and milking a
tour of the Western league,
Trls Speaker Is the only playing
manager In the big show ami probably
tho last a good many people will rise
up and say that ho also Is the greatest,
Tho time was when Grover Alexander
tool; tho mound It was as good as a
gamo won for Ids team, but nowadays
everybody takes a fall out of Grover.
Playing nxerages Issued for the first
half of the Florida State league sea
son show old Tommy I.eaeh. miuinger
of the Tampa team, hit for .'J7I) and
Derrlll Pratt of tho Yankees has let
It ho known that he is considering mi
offer from the Puherslty of Mlihlgan
to become assistant nthletlc director
of that Institution.
Jack Hroinley, discarded by both
Saeraineiito and San I'rnnclseo, Is
now, as a pliclier with the Salt Lake
llees, the leading liiitsmun of the I'd
elfle ("oust league In games won and
lost and doing bis full share of work,
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BASOALL IN ANTIPODES
Indications are that the forth
coming winter season of the New
South Wales llaseball associa
tion will he one of the most In
teresting In the annals of the
game there. Forty teams of
more or less proficiency will
compete. Twenty-live students
from the University of Califor
nia will bu touring Australia
during the season, and It Is
probable games will be arranged
which will give local experts att
opportunity of testing their skill
ngalnst genuine American ama
teurs atid of comparing stand
ards of play.
STRUM MAY RETIRE
FROM GAME IN FALL
Philadelphia Paper Says He Will
Go Into Business.
Baseball Days In Major League Are.
Numbered, as He Has Lost Much
of His Former Speed Always
Popular With Fans.
While thu Phllndtflphln baseball puh
He regrets to see Amos Strunk leave
the Athletics, says the Philadelphia
Public Ledger, the average fan realizes
that not only was there no plnce for
him In the Athletics' outfield, hut that
his ball-playlag days In the majors are
numbered. It Is hardly likely that
Strunk will ever start another dia
mond campaign. Not only arc his legs
In far from good condition, but he has
lost that great Sliced which made him
such a flash hi his younger duys by
tho addition of weight which cannot
Strunk was n Philadelphia product.
His first playing was with Central
high and the best scmlpro tennis In
nnd around the city. Mnnager Mack
Amos Strunk, Former Member of Fa
mous Championship Athletic Team,
Now Playing With Chicago White
plcf.-xl him up when In his teens anil
sent him to Milwaukee, where ho sea
soned Into major lenguu caliber. He
later returned and was a member of
tho last famous championship team.
He always was popular with the
Quaker fans. Strunk has rare busi
ness opportunities and at the end of
the present season will retire from
baseball to devote all his time find at
tention to business Interests.
FEDERAL LEAGUE IS BLAMED
Many of Players on Coast Did Not
Leave Bad Habits Behind, Says
Judging from some of the tactics be
ing pulled by former Federal leaguers
recently. Del Howaid, manager of the
Oakland club In the Coast league, sn
many of the players evidently did not
leave their bad habits behind. Del
"I understand that some of the Fed
eral league players did many qucet
things. Somo of them didn't leave
their bad habits behind them when flit
outlaw circuit disbanded. Look ovet
the list of players Involved In scandalf
In baseball In recent months nnd you
will llnd that the majority of them arc
former Federal leaguers. That kIiouIiI
bo sufficient proof that everything win
not on tho up-an'-up In the outlaw or
ganization," EXTRA-BASE HITTING RECORD
Manager Cravath of Phllllea Has Com
piled 210 Home Runs In Seven
teen Years of Action,
Gnvvy Cravath, manager of the
Philadelphia National league team
has established a great record for extra-base
hitting In tho 17 years he bin
been In action on tho diamond. Start
ing In lilOII In Los Angeles he has com
piled 218 homo runs, 171) triples and
SIX CLUBS HAVE HELD LEAD
Giants and Cardinals Only Teami
That Have Not Been at Top
of Winning Column.
Six clubs hnvo hold the lead In tin
National league this tear at one time
or another mid some of them more
than one time. Tho Pirates took It
then the Podgers ousted them. Then
the Iteds took n whlil. Then the
PIiIIn then tho Uraes and then the
McCARTY REUNITED IN ST. LOUIS
Tho sale of Low McCarty by the Giants to the Cardinals means that tho
famous battery of Schupp nnd McCarty Is reunited, Fcrdlo Schupp having
been n member of the St. Louis1 club since tho spring of 1010, when ho wns
traded for Frank Snyder. Schupp and McCarty played n prominent pnrt In
tho winning of 20 consecutive guinea by tho Olnnts In the closing weeks of
tho season of 1010 nnd In 1017 were Important factors In the winning of tho
pennant by McGrnw's men. Also, they wero boon companions off tho field nnd
roomed together on the road trips made by tho club, so the deal which has
brought thorn together ngnln naturally Is not displeasing to either.
Tho Canadian nthletlc commission
tins limited boxing bouts to ten rounds.
a a a
Manager Hob Coleman of tho Mo
bilo team Is on the bench for the rest
of tho season with n broken finger.
Olln Volght, pitcher with tho Rock
ford club In tho Thrce-I league, has
been sold to tho Now York Nationals.
Mnrty McMnuus, utility player of
iho Tulsa Western lenguo team, has
been purchased by tho St. Louis
Mnnngcr Otto Knnbo of tho Kansas
City team has signed Dick Smith, out
fielder, nnd Karl lirown, pitcher, of
Tho Cincinnati club, according to re
port from Texas, paid 7,000 for
Pitcher Snm (lluddy) Napier of tho
Francis Itoblnson, nn outfielder, fa
mous as nn athlete nt Vllhtnova cot
'"gc, hr.s ngieed to Join tho Chicago
Cubs next spring.
Kzzol, the shortstop picked up by
tho St. Louis Cardinals from tho Inde
pendent Lockhart team, hns been
turned over to Houston.
The Mllwnukee club has ndded to
Its pitching stuff Hubert Glenn, a
rookie rlght-hnnder who has been on
trial with tho St. Louis Cardinals.
Among the recruit pitchers taken on
by tho Chicago White Sox Is ono who
answers to the ninno of 1)111 Dahlln.
Ho comes from Krle; Pa.
Knrl Mack, manager of tho Mollno
club of tho Threo-I lenguo will tnko
nn aggregation of the league's stars on
n barnstorming trip after tho senson
Ken Lilly, Stanford university nth
lete, who has been playing In tho out
field of tho Wutsonvllle club of the
Mission league, has signed with tho
New York Nationals'.
Al Clayton and CHIT Urady, newcom
ers with tho Hostou Ited Sox, nro
known ns Mutt and Jeflf on tho tenm.
Clnyton Is six foot six, whllo llrady
is not much over live feet tnll.
By driving out n homer with tho
score tied In tho twelfth Inning, Short
stop Durrlnger of tho Oklnhomn Soon
ers beat Tulsa and Is $.r00 richer. A
crowd of 0,000 Joyous fans shelled out.
Jimmy Dohorty, Cnrneglo Tech
Bhortstop, nnd Maurey, former Prince
ton baseball star, hnvo turned down
ilatterlng offers from big lenguo
scouts. They prefer business to hnso-
Otto Theege, member of tho Cincin
nati Umpires' association, lost live
pounds (luting a single afternoon's
work. Tho game lasted 2 hours and -15
minutes, whllo !i3 runs dented tho plat
George Stalllngs hns recalled a
sweet pitcher In John Wntson. All
John has done Is to beat thu great
Grover Alexander and wallop tho
Cards for a pair. He was a spring dis
card. Huek Weaver and Johnny ItawllngH
will manage American nnd National
lenguo baseball teams which It Is pro
posed will visit Jnpan nnd the Orient
immediately after the close of the
world's championship series In Oc
OF SCHUPP AND
ONE STAR UNATTACHED
Jesse Durkctt, who hns been
scouting tho Eastern league this
summer for tho Giants, says
tho only major lenguo prospect
who hns not been tied up Is Shi
nnult, tho Watcrbury pitcher,
who Is good enough for any
man's club, according to Hur
kctt. Tho Olnnts have several
young pitchers farmed out in
tho Eastern leaguo nnd all of
them nro going good. Iturkctt
wants to add Shlnnult's namo
to tho list of Giant youngsters.
REFUSES TO LEAVE DIAMOND
Nick Altrock, Comedian of Washington
Team, Says Old Age Is Pinching
Nick Altrock, tho bird who mnkes
tho fnns laugh around thu American
lenguo circuit, says old agu Is pitching
him somo bard curves, but that he'll
nover quit thu gnme.
Nick's loft wing went bnd. Next his
"dogs" began to bother, nnd now his
Inmps nro flickering. Nick vows ho
mny appear on the coaching lines ono
of these days behind a pair of cheat
"Except In daylight, I can't read
any more without having tho lines run
together. Guess I must bo getting old,
after all. Old ago Is flirting with me,
but I'll never quit the diamond."
YALE WILL TRAIN IN SOUTH
Coach Billy Lauder Is Planning New
Sfunt for Blue Players While Get
ting In Trim.
Wily Lauder, Yale baseball conch,
wns at tho Polo grounds recently get
ting dnta 'nbout southern trnlnlng
He Is planning n new stunt for tho
Who plnyers next senson, llu Intends
to tnko tho squad South, provided, of
course, tho powers approve, for tho
Easter vacation, nnd keep them In ono
plueo ten days or two weeks, Instead
of traveling about nnd playing games.
Tho time sperlfled will bo given en
tlrely to baseball propping, with no
dinners or teas or thnt sort of thing,
nnd Midi games ns nro feasible will be
t-luyed with big league teams.
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