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Callahan Picks the Boston Red Sox to Win Pennant and World' s Championship
Thorpe Will Compete
In Celtic Park Games
To Stay in the Race You Must Use That Stick, So Take a Brace, and Take It Quick
NEW YORK. Aub. 15. Jim Thorpe,
the celebrated American Olympic vie
tor from Carlisle Indian College, ban
entered several events to bo run oft at
Celtic Park Sunday, Including the 100
yard dash, shot-put, discus throw,
running high lump, and low hurdle
White SoxTs Manager Credits
OutReld of the Present
' . ,
Griffith Denies That He Is to Get
Gordon, the -Roanoke
Probable Line-up.
Mocller, if.
Foster, 3b.
Milan, cf.
Gandil, ib.
Laportc, ab.
Shanks, It
McBride, as.
Williams, c.
Johnson, p.
Engel ,p.
Rath, ab.
Mattick, cf.
Lord, rf.
Bodie, If.
Collins, ib.
Zeider, 3b.
E. Johnson, ss.
Kuhn, c.
Benz, p.
Walsh, p.
The Red Sox will win the American
,Leagrue bunting. Jeems Jawn Callahan
Bays so. and he ought to know. He's
manager and sometimes leftflelder "of
the Chicago "White Sox. "Boston will
win the pennant, and will grab up the
National League winner like a terrier
does a rat," says Ca, nnd he ought
to know, being manager of the White i
Sox. However, he docs 8ay that a I
whole lot depends upon the coming I
games between the Nationals and the
Red Sox. J
"The Boston outfield is the answer," I
says Cal. "Wo couldn't do anything to J
duplicate their work. They cut oft runs
at the plate, and they cut oft extra
bases 00 hits. They got in front of lino
drives and took them at their shoe
strings, and they raced to the back
fence and picked drives off the boards
that would have gone for triples.
"Both Hooper and Lewis went over to
the foul lines and cut down to singles
hits that against any other club would
have gone for doubles.
"Funny thing about that. When such
hits -go for doubles on any other club
they are accepted as natural. But the
Boston scorers have dally seen such
marvelous stops and throws by the
Boston outfielders that whenever a bob
ble Is made on that kind of a hit they
score It a single and an error.
"It might seem that Walter Johnson
would have It on the National League
pennant winners stronger than Joe
Wood. It looks to me like a stand-off.
The whole thing, as It looks at this
time, is that the result of the league
race depends upon the seven-game
series between Bostonand Washington.
It looks as If Johnson would pitch four
of those seven games. Wood Is not
likely to pitch so many.
"But that Boston outfield is a wonder.
They can do everything better than any
outfield I ever saw.
"Stalil has made a great shortstop out
of Wagner. Stahl Is the greatest mark
In the league to throw at. Likewise he
has made a great third baseman out of
Gardner and a good second baseman out
of- Yerkes, who was regarded as the
weak spot In the team when the season
"The Cubs have a good chance to cop
the National League pennant. It looks
as If the Giants were all through with
their pitching staff going bad. That will
make anv club look bad. If we had hail
the pitchers we would still be up there."
Vaughn's Future Problematical.
The futuro of "Tiny" Vaughn wltn
the Nationals depends wholly upon what
he does with the team. Yesterday he
followed directions from Manager Grif
fith. He used his", overhand ball, the
best In his repertory, and made good.
Griffith insists upon the big fellow usln
his best ball all the time. When he docs
this he looks like a winning pitcher.
When he reverts to his sldearm or
underhand ball he lpoks like a lempn.
"I'll keep pitchers while they look like
winners," said Manager Griffith today
to the writer. "Bob Groom used good
judgment yesterday, but all the judg
ment In the world would not have won
that game. It was a cuse where base
hits mignt have decided the affair, and
my team couldn't produce the bingles.
Vaughan pitched good ball when he
went In. If he follows Instruction ho
will be a winning pitcher. If he doesn't
well, I don't keep losing pitchers."
The Nationals' boss denied today that
h cintends to get F. Gordon, Roanoke's
winning southpaw. He says that Gor
don was Offered him on trlul and that
h declined to give him a trial.
Youngsters Working Hard.
The three youngsters working out with
the Nationals are showing good form,
but Manager Griffith is slow about tell
ing his opinion as to their merits.
"I haven't watched these kids very
much," says Griff. "They work out
e ery morning with the boys and I sup
poso they have a lot of stuff, but I
haven't had time to gie the ma good
lock. Perhaps they have the goods, but
I don't know. However, I'll have them
out there evry day, and If any of them
looks like the goods. I'll grab him. I'm
looking for good bluff in the box nnd no
man who comes to me with the least
sign of ability will get away from my
Young Is Gone.
President Lynch's latest bulletin ot
contracts, releases and suspensions con
tains a tragic Item. Under "Releases"
appears the following: "By Boston, un
conditionally, Denton T. Young." Old
Cy Is now through for good. Ho re
cently was knocked out of the box in
a semi-professional game near his home
In Ohio and says ho will never put on
another uniform. Cy went South with
the Braves last spring, but had trouble
with hif arm and did not get Into any
games. He received permission to re
turn to his home to try to round Into
shape, but recently sent notlco to the
Boston club that he U through with the
I'lpg Oodle mn be traded by the
Chicago White Sox His boneheaded
plays of the last few days have brought
Jeems Jawn Callahan to a crux In the
affairs of the Frisco banana merchant.
He s now on the market and the team
making the best offer will get him.
ClCO-ne'J PO-ZZLIN6- OEllN6flV,
hp had ' eM pop-iveo.
I'm Titteo !
Former Manager of Yankees
May Take Charge of
Boston Nationals.
BOSTON, Aug. 15. George ' Stalling,
manager of the Bisons of the Interna
tional Lengiie. has consented to lead
the Boston Nationals next year, lie
has urranged terms with Piesldent
James K. Guffncy. of the Boston club,
and will have full and complete charge
of the cluh fr 1913. Stalllngs has been
unxious to get back Into the big league
ever since he was deposed by Hal Chase
two years ago. He and Qaffney are
very warm friends. Gaffney learned to
admire him when Stalling), was manager
of the New York Americans, succeeding
Clntlc Griffith, who went to Cincinnati.
'Stalllngs took a tall-end club in De
troit and made it finish third. He has
always been a success In the minor
leagues, and did good work In New
York. Philadelphia, and Detroit. Gaff
ney has" consulted Stalllngs about the
men who nre to bo purchased or draft
ed for next year. TI10 pair have gone
over the chances for the club. Gaffney
know? that with a good club he can
make a lot of monev In Boston.
' Manager Johnn v Kllng will not take
the retirement with hard grace, for, to
tell the truth, ho wants to get away
and to get out of the big league. John
ny's ambition Is to round out his base
ball career as manager of the Kansas
Cltv club. If he could get his uncondi
tional release he could catch for Kan
sas cltv, manage, captain, and be a
whale In the American Association. He
could get as much money as lie docs In
Boston, and bo home nine months In
stead of six.
Gunboat Smith Wins
Decision From Flynn
NEW YORK. Aug. 15. Gunboat
Smith, of California, outpointed Porky
Flynn, of BoBton, In a bout that went
the full ten rounds at the St. Nicholas
Club last night. In the sixth round
Smith floored tTle Bostonlan', and ho
Rtnvert On the mat until the eighth
count, and then regained his feet.
Among the Minors.
American Association.
Kansas City. 3; Indianapolis, 2.
St. Paul, 3; Louisville, z.
Columbus. 9; Minneapolis, 8.
Toledo. 6; Milwaukee. 3.
New England League,
niockton, 6, Lowell. -I.
Worcester. 0: Lancaster, 4.
New Bedford, 5: Haverhill. 1.
Lawrence, 8; Fall River, 4.
International League.
Monacal. 5: Baltlmoie, 2.
Newark, 7; Toronto, 3.
Providence, 1; Rochester, 6.
Buffalo. Jersey City; rain.
Tristate League.
Tienton, 4; Atlantic City, 2.
Harrisbuig, 3: Johnbtown, 0.
Wilmington. 3; Allentown, 2.
Reading-York; rain.
South Atlantic League.
Savannah, 4; Jacksonville, 2.
Macon, 3; Columbia, 2.
Albanv, 4; Columbus, 4 (12 Innings;
called; darkness).
Southern League.
Now Orleans. 4; Atlanta, 0.
Memphis, 3; Birmingham, 4.
Montgomery, 7; Nashville, 0.
. Cluittanooga-Moblle; not scheduled.
Virginia League.
Richmond. 4; Roanoke. 2.
Newport News, 1. Norfolk. 0.
Portsmouth. I; Petersburg, 0.
Appalachian League.
Cle eland, 5 Ashellle. 2.
Knoxvllle, 1; Bristol, 0.
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Hi B6AN lMP,
11-1 OOPSY
Climbers Lose Their Former
Skill When Using
Eddie Cicotle, unassisted by "Big Ed"
Walsh, strange as that may be, was
the stumbling block In the path of the
Nationals yesterday, and, when he
caught them off their balance he gae
them a slight pu3h and down they tum
bled Into third place. The scoie was a
complete whitewash, 6 to . Jt was
a sad, sad day.
The Nationals have ovldcnth lost
theli former skill witli the willow, and.
unless they get busy soon, the Oleanders
or the Slartlsh Giants will yo able in
take their measure down b the gas
boils'1 Five scattered nits were madi
off t'lcotte'ts dellver, and the chunkv
pitcher, again unassisted hy "Big Ed"
Walsh. Is wishing that he might pitch
and pitch and pitch every day with the
Nationals for opponents.
In the nine frames Just twenty-eight
rren faced Cicotte. once moie unassist
ed by "Big Ed" Walsh. Frank Laportc,
who woro boxing gloves In the Held,
cached third base In the fifth, aftci
diopplng a lucky double In right, when
Harry Lord foil down In going after It.
However. h stajed there and became
the one National to reach either second
or third.
Laporte Had Jonah Day.
Laportc had a nightmare in the Held.
Some gink wished n pair of boxing
gloves on him Just before the game and
he dropped throws and booted ground
eis on the slightest oppoitunlty. Oh,
Fiank was some error kid Nestcrday.
But then. Sir Robert Groom was Mini:.
ing, and Bob counts that day lost when
he does not see n bunch of boots regis
tered behind him.
However, don't make laportc the
goat for the defeat. The team was
pltifulb helpless before Clcottee, still
unassisted by "Big Ed" Walsh. They
came to bat in a thin line, expiring
without much effort. Milan singled in
the rtrst with two gone and was quick
ly run to death on the paths.
Gandil singled to open the second
and was Immediately forced. Mclirlde
singled to start the third and was
doubled up In n Jiffy. In the lifth La
porte hoisted to right and reached sec
ond because Lord fell down In his ef
fort to get under the ball. The next
two lads died without a fight. Laporte
singled to open the eighth and was
doubled up by Shanks. There's the
whole story of the offensive woik of
the Nationals. There Just wasn't any.
Pinch Hitter On Deck.
In the third sesblon with two down
Groom passed Rath, who stole. Then
he passed Mattick. Laporte booted
Loid's roliei and the corneis were (Hied.
Ted Eastcily supplanted Plug Bodle.
the Frisco banana merchant, and
pounded a clean single to left, scoring
Rath and Mattick. Collins forced East
erly, ending the Inning.
Groom went through the fourth In
good style and, had his supporters done
any Mugging, looked good enough to
win fiom Clcottee, again recorded as
unassisted by "Big Ed" Walsh. But
the Nationals were doing nothing and
so the Sox demonstrated their ability
once more In the fifth, making" four
large runs and throwing a damp blanket
upon everybody within sight of the
Rath punched a single to mldfield to
open the fracah Williams picked up
Mattlck's little teaser and hurled It to
Laporte. covering tlrat. Laporte prompt
ly dropped tries pill. Harry Lord tore
off a clean single to right, lining the
corners and sending Groom to the
stable. "Tiny" Vaughn climbed the
crag and, before, he settled down
.walked Callahan, forcing In Hath.
The Game Is Lost.
Shano Collins slammed one at La
porte, who dropped It and let Mattick
tally. Hy that time Vaughn got his
overhand ball working to suit him and
breezed Zeider. However, he made a
recalculation and Weaver singled to
left, bringing Lord and Callahan over
the platter. Kuhn and Cicotte. Hnally
unatBlstcd bv "Big Ed" Walsh, stood
thete and watched the third one bietze
over Four runb had come In and the
game was gone
In the seventh and ninth sessions the
MO- MJM I ?t(S,i
PEP- iVy '
Baseball Standings
Standing of the Clubs.
Won. Lost. Pet. Win. Loe
Boston 75 31 .6SR .fiDI .2
Philadelphia.. w 43 .602 .60! .59
WASHN 66 44 .6VI .tt .595
Chicago 54 54 .500 .Sffi .435
Detroit 55 57 .43) .tOfi .4S7
Cleveland .... 51 5S .IWn .473 .464
St. Louis 35 73 .324 .3.T0 .321
Now York .... 34 72 .321 .327 .IIS
Games Today.
Chicago at Washington.
Cleveland at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at Boston.
Detroit at New York.
Yesterday's Results.
Chit ago, h, Washington, 0.,
Philadelphia, S, Cleveland, ::
Philadelphia. 2. Cleveland, .
Detiolt. fi: New York. 3.
New York, 3; Detroit, l.
Boston, 3; St. Louis, 2.
Boston, S; St. Louis, 0.
Standing of the Clubs.
Won. Lost. Pet. Win Loie.
New York 73 29 .716 .713 .703
Chicago K.S 36 .tttl .657 .648
Pittsburgh ..62 II .W-' ." .5;i
Philadelphia.. 50 50 .Mm .& .435
Cincinnati .... 43 67 .462 .407 .45$
St. l.ouls 47 53 .443 .443 .433
Brooklyn 33 67 ,r,68 .374 .364
Uoston 34 75 .272 .273 .263
Games Today.
New York at Chicago.
Brooklyn nt Cincinnati.
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh.
Boston at St. Ixiuis.
Yesterday's Result.
Pittsburgh. 3; Pnlladclphia. 2.
Pittsburgh, 2; Philadelphia, 1.
Sox collided with two hits hut did not
reach the tallying station, though once
Collins perished at the plate when Wil
liams hurled to McBride and took the
return In time to get the daring Chica
goan. However, hero's the tale as it looks to
the disinterested.
A II. II O A -.
Hath 2b
Moeller.rf. 4 n 3 0 0
I-ord.rf. ..
M' In" re. If.
Kostrr.3b. . '3 0 0
Milan. cf.. .1 t 1
GandlMb. . 3 1 7
l.HDortA 'h .1 ? 1
Shankft.lf.. 3 0 1
1 IS
M'rirlde.as 3 1 .1
R 2
WIUlniiM.r! .1 n
9 4
Johnson. m 1
urooni.p. . I
0.0 1
Wcuvcr.ss. 3
Kulin.c .. 4
Clcotte.D.. 4
VauKhn.p 1
Walker... 1
1 0
0 0
tEaslerly. 1
Totals.. 28 6 27 13 4
Totals.. 3 9 27 19 0
Hatted for Vaughn in llio ninth.
tCattcd for Bodle In tlio ihlnl.
Washington .
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lahan. Left on buses Washington. 1, Chl
cauo, 9. Stolen baacsHath. Collins, and
Zeider t2 Klrul bate on bulls Oft Groom,
2; off Vaughn. 3 Innings pitched By Groom
4 (none out In the nrth); by VauRlin. I.
Times at bat by opponents Agulnst Groom.
IS; against Vaughn, 18. Hits made-Off
GrCHini, 4; off Vaughn. 5. Struck out-Uy
Groom. 3; by Vaughn, 5. bv Cicotle, 3 Two
buae hit 1-nporte. Sacrifice hit Mattick.
Double playa-Clcotte to Weaver to Collins
(2). Umpires Messrs. Connolly and Hart.
Time of gaino-rl hour and 53 minutes.
Senatorial Snapshots
Down went tho Nationals without a
Griff kept after his young men, but
they could do nothing at the bat.
Zeldur had a great day, beating out a
bince of bunts anil stealing two bases.
Laportc' double was a fluke Lord
'ullliig down befoie hfe could reach It.
The passing of Barney Pelty may
I Slump I iv &t4 Jgy
Ioooh-ahI. x iSr-
Frank Laporte Has Several
Mishaps In Field, But
Bats Well.
mean work for Joe Engcl The milk
bottle hutler is anxious for the chance,
loo, by the way.
Ernie Johnson started the game in the
shortfield for the Sox, but had to quit,
suffering from a disordered tummy.
The little fellow looks like the goods
In the field.
Czar T. Connolly banished Tomasso
Hughes from the bench In the flist In
ning for insisting too strongly that the
half-pint official was deaf, dumb, and
blind. Hughes was light, though.
Eddie Cicotte. unassisted by "Big Ed"
Walsh, had a busy day In the field. He
started two double plays and, all In all,
had six assists. His flinging was steady
and he looked good against the weak
hitting Nationals.
The fans were waiting nnxioutdy for
Nick Altrock to show some of his dippy
Btuff, but no suitable occasion arose for
him to go insane. However, let the
Nationals begin to hit once more and
tho bugs will have the time of their
lives with this comedian.
Ban Johnson May Sign '
One-Armed Umpire
TEHRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 15.-Um-plre
Billy Evans was In Youngstown
recently watching Umpire Groeschow
of the Central League.' It Is said Presi
dent Johnson, of the American League,
has him in mind for a position on Mb
Groeschow was manager of the Torre
Haute club two years ago. and the fol
low ins winter he lost an arm while at
work In a factory at his homo town In
Michigan. Then he was made an um
pire In the Central
At American League Park (First
Game) R.H.E.
Detroit 0112 10 100-611 o
Highlanders .......100010001-3 8
Batteries Mullln, Dubuc, and Stall
age; Fisher. Caldwell. Sweeney, and
Williams. Umplies O'Loughltn, and
(Second Game) R.H.E.
Highlanders 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 ,i x 3 ti 3
Detroit 00000'0001-1 5 1
Batteries Ford and Sweeney; Wlllett
nnd Kocher. Umpires Evans and
At Boston (First game)
St. Louis 02000000 02
Boston 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 2x 8
Batteries Baumgardner and Krlchell;
O'Brien and Carrlgan. Umpires
O'Brien and Dlneen.
At Boston (Second gamei
St. Louis n o o o o o o o-o
Boston 0052001 x s
Batteries Allison and Alexander;
Wood and Cady. Umplrcs-Dlneen and
u urion.
Game called on account of darkness.
At Philadelphia (first samel-
Cleveland 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0-3
Athletics 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 O X S
Batteries Gregg and O'Neill; Bander
nnd Thomas. Umpires Westervelt and
At Philadelphia (Second Game)
Cleveland 000000000-0
Athletics 00000200 2
Batteries Steen and Carlsh; Plank
and Uttpp. Umpires Westervelt and
At Pittsburgh (First Game)
Philadelphia ... 000002000 0-2
Pittsburgh 002000000 1-3
flatteries Moore and Kllllfer; Camnltz
and Gibson. TJmplres-Johnstone and
At Pittsburgh (Second Game)
Philadelphia .... nnooionoo o l
Pittsburg . ...00 0,000001 1-2
Batteries Mexander and Walsh, Hen
drlx and Kelly. Umplres-Eason and
Every Championship Team
Has to Have Forest City
Player on Roster.
CLEVELAND, Aug. 15. "Philadel
phia and Washington have not a chance
to win the pennant." said the Nsuper-
Ktttious fan yesterday. "Why? Be
cause neither of them has a Cleveland
Irfy on Its rcster.
'Connie Mack lost his mascot when
he let Paddy Livingston get away from
him. When he releases Paddy to Cleve
land he separated himself from his only
Clevelander and his luck departed with
"Boston is going to win. McAleer has
the right hunch. He Is carrying Marty
Craig Just because he knows a pennant
winning team must have at least one
man who learned the game on the
Cleveland lots."
Guess the superstitious one has the
right dope at that.
When Fielder Jones won a pennant
for Chicago In 11)06. he had Eddie Mc
Farland as one of his catchers. When
Connie Mack won In 1902 and 1905 he
had Lave Cross, a native of Cleveland,
as his captain. Connie let Lave go and
did not win another pennant until he
got Paddy Livingston. Then he grabbed
off two chnmplonshlps.
John McGiaw lost the pennant win
ning habit back In 1905, but as soon as
Rube Marquard. n Clevelander, got to
going right the Giants copped again,
lu the meantime Pittsburgh won In IOiv
with Tommy Leach, of Cleveland, sta
tioned In center field, while Detroit won
the same year In the American League
with Jim Dclahanty on second base.
With the big league campaigns a few
weeks to go four Clevelanders have
chances to cut the post-season melons,
Marty Craig, at Boston; Marquard, at
New York, and Leach and Charley
Smith, at Chicago. Craig has been car
ried all vear as utility Inflolder, getting
into but three or parts of games, some
times only as a pinch runner.
Notables Will Meet
Home-Coming Athletes
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. Prominent
men In public life have identified them
selves with the committee to glvo the
Olympic athletes u reception, Including
Supreme Court Justice Victor Dowllng,
Maj. Gen. John F. O'Ryan, Fred W.
Rublen. W. L. Jones. Major D. J. Mur
phy and Patrick J. Conway. President
Taft and Governors Dlx and Wilson
will be Invited to review tho parade on
August 24.
Anglers' Tourney On.
CHICAGO, Aug. lS.'-Tho annual tour
ney of tho National Association of
Anglers began In Washington Park here
today. Contestants aro here from all
parts of the United States, and one
team from London and another from
Melbourne will compete.
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