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MONDAY, MARCH 27, 1922. FE LEVE CAMP WEE FROM TODAY TO BARNSTORM W~I BRAVES MNAMRC 7 92
SE5w~O1V AS iGTONT TIMESPOT 14IN ISPRT~1 GRIFFS HAVE TO PLAY B. FLORIDA'S L By LOUIS A TAMPA, Fla., March 27.-Toda their final week of training beni with the Boston Braves will be Saturday, with Yannigan scrambl day morning the team will depar1 barnstorming trip with the Braves Four games already have been ph winning two of them. Ten mor last two booked for Georgia ave and Sunday. The physical condition of the sc there are such minor weaknesses Ralph Miller's lame wing and Gooi the squad is in good shape. The pi any of the others, Trainer Martin veterans advance slowly toward ph, Manager Milan is pulling for t doesn't worry about running into have his athletes in uniform every Sunday, will be in a rolling sleepe exercise they can get to retain thei "So long as we don't get tair:ed out, I'll be satisfied." says the rean ager. "Mere cold weather warnt bother us much. We havs our heavy coats with us.' It goes without saying that the weather to be met in the Carolinas and at Lynchburg, Vir Ini will hardly compare with that given the team here, but the pl.aers must be hardened for what they will hit In the big league circuit and the sooner the better. Meanwhile the competition for steady jobs continues right merrily. It will go on, too, for several pitch ers right into the season. Manager Milan is not required to cut down his squad to the limited twentv-five until May and judgins from the uer formatces of some of the pitchers, the manager will need all that time to reach certain of his decisihnq. "Mentioning no names," says Zeb. "let me say that some of these pitch ers have just begun to show what they can do. Sonetimes a pitchor rounds to slowly. That's the way with one or two of these pitcherA here. They are just now beginning -to show what they can do, and it 's only fair to them to give them con .plete trials. That takes a little time and will probably postpone my de cisions somewhat." .udging from what they nave been doing here. Courtney. Mogridge. Zachary, GleasOn. ErIgkson and Phillips are being whipped into form for the first few weeks of the cam paign. If this sextet is ready for the bell. Manager Milan will have three southpaws and three rignt-handets for service on the mound. Mogridge, (leason and Erickson are in better shape than the other three., both Hs io physical strength aned pitching form. Courtney is still struggling to attain control. while Zachary arnd Phillips will need the remaiig two weeks to acquiro strength ta pitch a full nine-inning gain. slowly but with deadly I reness the regular Infield is roundlhg into shape and will be ready for the opening game against the Yankees. P ekinpaugh has completely filled all requirements at shortstop, making for more certainty in the playing of the other three. Of course the men need a lot of bat tin Hexrience before hitting their strde, but they will get that with regular work. this applies especial b to .ludge and Shanks. The outfielders seem to be lagging a little with the single exception fo Zeh Milan. The responsibilities of leadership have brought out all the fire he first showed when breaking Into fast company. He is hitting the hall on the nose and fielding In top form. Iis throwing arm, none too strong at best, needs more seasoning. but that is all. Rice is taking his time. He he lieves that exhibition games do not count In the season's averages, and so he is content with simply work ing himself Into condition without taking any risks. He is in good health and expects to he ready for the Yankees and Carl Mays on April 12. Goslin's lame side i holding up inuch-needed instruction in sliding to bases, but he is being drilled in the field every day. The youngster is very much in earnest about making himself a steady job with the Giriffs, and Manager Milan is pulling for him. Earl Smith, who was a strong bats man with the Browns. is showing his best form these days. hitting the ball en the nose all the time. Eddie G~oe hel, the other outfielder, is yet to show his best form at bat. He never gets away from the ma4k fast, he says, so nobody worries ao ut him. The tussle between Bobby LaMotte and Ossie Bluege continues furious ily, and Manager Milan is going to have a hard time deciding between these two young infIelders. Neither seems a hard hitter, though they are getting in some solid whacks every now and then. La~otte is learning to play second base and Is doing well. lluege Is right at home in Peckin paugh's shoes. The Peoria recruit looks like a horn shortstop. Another hot contest is being made by Dick Torrec, the Cuban catcher. If the hookworm doesn't grab him with the coming hot weather Torres may manage to get into a lot of games this season. For one thing he looks like a capable batmfan, driving hot liners into right field with the greatest of ease. President Griffth will arrange another spring series with tihe Boston Braves next year. lie a sp resident Grant, of the Boa club, is a good sport and that Fred MItchell'a team offers just the right kind of spirited opposition to get the Grlffmen into shape. The Braves are known as one of the scrappiest teams in the National League, takIng no backwash from the swashbuckling Uiants, either. They are playing jumst that kini ni all now and if barry 'Ktn1f r'.n tnes to do well at 5hret, the ONE WEEK ALL UNDER MILING SKIES . DOUGHER y Zeb Milan's Griffmen enter upon ath the suns of Florida. Games played tomorrow Thursday, and es on the other days. Next Sun for Charleston S. C., where the is due to open I[onday afternooh. yed with the Braves, the Griffmen e remain to be played, with the nue on April 8 and 9, Sattakday uad seems satisfactory. Of course, as Turkey Brower's tender hand, e Goslin's sore ribs, but as a whole ;chers have been driven harder than ipparently being satisfied to let the rsical perfection. Lir weather on the way home. He cold weather, but he does want to day. Headquarters, beginning next r, and the players will need all the r condition. Oregon Fish Face Sink or Swim Policy Memberl of the swimming team at the University of Ore gon have what appears to be a hopless job on their hands. "Bib" Hoyt, a senior and a great favorite with the mermen, must either swim or fail to graduate. He has a clean rec ord as far as class matters are concerned, but lacks the ability to swim 60 yards. The univer sity requirements demand that he make-up that deficiency. Hoyt realized his danger last fall and for six months has been trying to put to use the coaching received from the var. sity amphibians, but to no avail. The best he has been able to 6o was a 10 yard journey. Now he is on the last down with about 50 more yards to go. for top honors in the comz nr cam paign. The Griffs are sure to ger in a lot of good hatting practice against the Braves. Mitchell has a capable string of pitchers in FIl lingin. Miller, McQuillan. Watson, Oeschger. Mortian and Mar.u rd. They are being deptnded up .n for the pennant race aid so th:' 're sure to work frequently agair,.t the Griffs. Marquard is the lone qou'h paw in this bunch, but Milan 's well supplied with left-handers and his team need not suffer on thht ac count. Tomorrow the Brases coime hrre. Thursday the Griffs pay thel. final respects to St. Petersburg ar: the Florida series closes with Saturday's game at Plant Field. If he feels able, Walter Johnson mav twirl a few innings Saturday Hlowev-r, he will not be rushed into the ga'ne It will be up to him to d.eJde whether he feels right or not. GRIFF CONFERS WITH TAMPA'S CHIEFS TODAY Old Fox Wants to Make Five Year Agreement for Train ing Camp. By LOUIS A. DOUGHER. TAMPA, Flt., March 27.-Today President Clark C. Griffith, of the Washington club, will confer with responsible heads of Tampa's city government and business men rele tive to making this city the training camp of the Griffmen for the next five years. An engineer of the Osborne Engi neering Company, who happened to he in l'ustis. Fla., on a piece of work, has promised Griffith over the telephone to be here todny to take part in the conference. He will be asked to make some estimate of th'e probable cost of improving the stand and clubhouse at Plant Field. "1 have every hope that Tampa's business men will see the advantage they have in bringing a major league ball club here, every year." says President Griffith. "Tamia is now in the middle of a campaigr. to mncrease the population It is surely no: going to overlook this form of adven ising. People in all sotecions n' th~e (ountry are hearing abouiit Tat ispa now through reading about the big lecgue baseball being played het e. The average man ma:. not read ad':t tising, but you can bet he reads basel all. especially once the b)ig league teams bein training." A large sign at Water Front Park, St. Petersburg. nnnounces that the Bloaton Braves have made the Sunshine City their 4lerItanent camp. but an official statement comes from St. Petersburg to the effect that nothing has been done by the Boston club In the way of signing up for even one more year. On the other hand, several other (lubhs are opening negotiations for 1922. wishing to take advantage of the wonderful weather over the bay and the new baseball park. It Is possible that P'resident 0. W. Grant. of the Braves, will reach some agreement this week. He has first call on the city for a training cam p. Ex-Yale Star to Coach. COTA'MI1IA. Mo., March 27.-Mv ron E. Fuller has been chosen as head football coach at Missouri University and Henry Glarrity, assistant foot ball and head basehall coach, it was a.nnounc'ed today by Dr. J. C. JVones, resident of the ujniversity. F-uller, who graduated from Yale in 1911. wIll succee4 Jsmes Phelan. resigned. Fuller is now amad football coach at Tulana U'niversity Indoor Sports ATS A NOY 0 NEE.. Ai T IT' 10 Y MKAS 00%u No S~.I"I 0 CA SA-4r Oms Lu.ir 'iuLW SMS" lo 0 x :ND44OA apogr IT IteCNr 'tE M Tft .OTS Gcooo Heitm 0OPE AT 5"nE OFf KC HEMCU'LC 0ou95' Kir EAL IN The Above Cartoon in An G'oc O HE~g1 Os VIEWOFVANS HITS GRIFFMEN IN RIGHT SPOT Milan and Mogridge Especially: Indorse Umpire's Com ment on Team. By LOUIS A. DOUG HER. TAMPA, Fla., March 27--One of Billy Evan's sign-d newspaper stories has stirred up the Griffren. The American League's dandy uhi tiator has -'leeted the Washington infield as the heat in the cirem'. comparable to that of the world's champion New York Giant". "Evans Is about right, from where I sit." agrees George Mogid. "Peck'll make a great difference for us pitchers this year. I don't see how any of us will have an alibi this season. We'll just have to pitch. that's all, and stop beefing." "This looks to me the best infield in the league." says Zeb Milan. "It can do anything an infield can he expected to do and do It intelligentiv and cleanly. Why. the morale' of the infield is better right now than it was at any time since George Me Bride ended his active playing devs. I consider myself fortunate to have this infield." Peck Is Improving. Roger Peckinpaugh got a late start this spring here, hut is improv ing with every day's workout. lie made a stop in last Tuesday's game in St. Petersburgh that would ait' Washington fans wild had it happen ed in mideason. Tony Boeckel smashed a sizzler down past Shanks. Hank Waved his gloved hand at it too late. It was by him like a shot, bounding along toward left field. Then, to the sur prime of everybody, Peckinpaugh ap peared, dived straight ahead, got both hands on the ball well over to ward the line and directly behind Shanks and came up poised for the throw. Even then the trained veteran played it well. He did not throw. though he might have nailed the fly ing Brave by half a stride. iev realized that the Griffs were will ahead, that it was yet spring and that his arm was worth petting a while longer. But in midseason he1 could have thrown out the runner after picking up that ball over to. ward the foul lind' behind Hank Shanks. Peck's steadiness around second base is already proving of valuat'le assistance to Bucky Harris. Last frear Harris was erratic, largely be cause he could not bank on his shortstop. Today Harris can do anything with the ball and know that Peckinpaugh will be there to go through with any possible play. The offensive is strengthened, too. by flaving Peckinpaugh in the bat tinig order. He is quite the best bunter on the team. He can lay the ball down on either foul line, drop ping it dead in Its tracks, If the opposition begin. planntng on Peck's bunt, he can switch andi rip those hard drives down the third base line or just over the short stop's head. lie is doing this in practice here in wonderful fashion. Evans About Right. Billy Evans is about right when he declares the G3rlffs' infield the best in the league. Only the Cleve. land quartet begins to compare with Washington'. Mc~nni. is a fine firstsacker, but not a bit better than Judge. llarris has it all over Wamby, Hammond or Stephenson. Peck won't hit as' hard a. Sewell, but In everything else he is his superior. Shanks proved last year that he covered more ground and did it better than Larry Gardner. The Cleveland vet eran will outhit Hank, though. McManus Is the weak spot in the Browns' infield, with Sherly the same thing for the White Box. The Yanks have a mediocre quarter, with Scott head and shoulders shove :he others. The Tigers are still hunting for a second baseman and a shortstop. Billy Evans is right. The GIriffs ?copyrigat. .- JT Y////""/ sAFrST L.-4ED LC - N~tt0 SNft A1 se " W -L MV I-o jse o mnated Form Produced by Ini [Jays f3 CAN BRETT journye r to Philadel at the expense of our frie Leiperville. James has been raving to us for rett, a yIoun, r fighter he discovere, Leiperille. "How hie can hit!" burbled Jam, We noted subsfquently that Bobt Ishing against Jimmy Hanloq, am stoppedl Mealey in short order, so his enthaksiasm- to run away with I An announcement that Bararett was to meet Hlymie Gold, the erst while Oakland Jimmy Duffy, car ried us to Philly. We desired to sit in the front row, and catch Barrett in our lap as Hymie knocked him out of the ring, and to guffaw loud ly at James Dougherty. 'Twa No Accident, Says Kearns. The only thing we caught was Dapper Dan McKetrick as he f s over from the force of a blow that disposed of H ymnie's consciousness for quite some time. Dapper Dan worked behind Hymie atnd wore for the occasion a sport suit that caused the gallery gods in the Olympia Club to gasp. Barrett, spindly legged, big bodied and red headed, walked out of his corner into a flurry of flying fists and tilted fymie over with a belt to the chin Hymie got up after this upset, but in the third Barret nailed him again, and Hymie saw the lights of Oakland and the waters of 'Frisco bay gleaming in the distance. The gladdest man in Pennsyl vania was James Daugherty, the batron of Leiperville. The unglad dest was Dapper Dan McKetrick. "It don't seem possible,' said Dap per Dan, dully. "It must have been an accident. I will never be able to understand it." "That was no accident," com mented Jack Kearns, manager of the heavyweight champion, who brought Gold from the coast. "Bar rett is a good fighter, and he beat a good fighter. He will go a long ways.'' D~ellvered a Lecture. Afterward, in a room at the Be! levue, Kearna gave the Baron of Leiperville wordy instructions and numerous illustrations on what to do with Barrett. "He's twenty, you say," ran the lecture. "Right. He's p 1 e n t y young. And he can hit. Further French Plan Race to Supplant Bennett Cup Contest PARIS. March 27.-The Aero Club of France has fAxed Sep tember 30o as the date for the Henry D~eutsch de la Mourthe Cup. The race is a speed con test and is international. It re places the late Gordon Bennett CUP won outright in 1920 by Sadi Lecointe, France's speed king. The race is to be run over a circuit of fifty kilomnetres in steadl of 100, as heretofore, and competitors must cover this cir cuit six times. Only one 'at tempt is allowed each competi tor, although preliminary flights over the circuit any dlay before the race wviU. be authorized. Last year George. Kirsch of France won the race. covering the distance of 3l00 kilometres in one hour four milnutes and thirty-nine seconds. Hones are entertained that this year Amer ican machines will spompete, British, Italian And French en tries are prPaticaly ertaein. Lo-. by luteratatrae Nvo to mService >amon, oon 'IF .s. I' p . .... . . .. E4-q ernaionl tilm Service and we igre Jmws ritn lIlT? YES, SIR! hia last Monday to enjo a laugh hd Jim Dougherty, the Baron of months past about one Bobh:- Bar t caddying around golf linky near e. y had failed to do anythin aton I Johnny Mealry. thougmi he unfce we figured James was ermitting fis good judgment. more, he can take a socking. Gold hit him many a time in the first two round, and Tendler sae Gold, hits as hard as any man he evar met. "Your boy has a great right hand. He has a naural left bt doebn't know what to eo with it. fie has no idea of in-fighting. l'o what I did with Dempey when I first got him- strap that right hand to his god, then put ons and finally two fast little fellos in with him with instructions to go after him. "To defend himself Barrett wil keep poking out that left and (tuck ing his head and moving around. In three weeks you won't know the boy he will have developed his left hand in an amazing man ner. You don't need to keep the right tied up all the time hut only for a brief work-out every day." Ig Best at 136 Pounds. Barrett weighed 141 pounds for Gold Monday night, and it struck us that he will continue to take on poundage despite Dougherty's as sertion that his best weight is around 136 With his frame the boy may fill out to a middleweight. He is the biggestdrawinge ard in Philadelphia toda. He packed the Olympia against G;old. the receipt-, being $.-".700. which is said to ie big for Philly just at present. Barrett was in a hospit.l nearly all winter with an attack of rheu matisi. A doctor finally removed hsTORNO, nt. a cha 27. theld's illnes wam espoiblehor in aavery muchin dbt.lThe antaes hae justruded te form disanaure Flayomymos inaeanae. He wildevof take anyip ries foree pucrtue, Grante cand ht.he W ine, cAnei.Ank abnoeTeCanadians tol Worl'y tee gaesminters for sae very muchns ine du t.a The Canie.wh have apteredth Caanchampionship tbut pan fato disbandianhoke play-ps ship haes beteen tndued Grteg acrod the bordners Amercay abandoned assrane ofanain jobll nt plday-h etitr o -By T AD Aga iT /_J 3 yi k Touna en Apri 1 *oRas SNP L oeaue n te Haol THree-all have been xlammifg the maples in a fietce manner all Peason and )iave roegistered some of the highest wcore@ of the season. Weidman, of the Al pha team, leads the leagu'e' with un average of 110. The Capitol Hill L~eague is plan ning aL big threp-hall tournament to he held at the Manhattan alleye, 143 T oreet moutheast. April 1. to raise fund for entering all its tems in the -ity duckpin tournament. Hegire are the voerageo: ot t N 44. 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I 47 29 624 Gr~ay........... ..... ..1 2 3 86-1 Bar ar . ... .. .. ..rn 6 1 0 Curt .. .. .. .. . 3 2 67 2 1 -14 Harber ............224 21 12 01-4 oritenden.............4 83 48 90-8 PtIppe ..............1 42 3 2 97-10 Datung................11 22 10 94-24 lruppl ........ 2 291 94-2 K~nbar..................12 14 91-12 Meirath................... 11 9 9-7 13arnr. ...............3.1..6 : 10-1 Lansdle............. .. 1a 16 97-14 matchesand tournament... 3uring wis inh45.event..an.averag of 40-7 per cnt...Abe.M.tchel4 too 12 out4 of 29 cote..t.. averaging.1.3 per7 PRt.GorESIuncAL witLFERiS outi of of Breahe3. poessiont. 1921r sho stTd 32.2 led wH Ta inri 26; Jamesr, 20.n Av eragd, S~ per cn. Aer Mithel took 12 ostk competiOtoas, with73.9 41.3 cent-o 41nt r org.e Kidkwbodit 13ins1 roud of33ald 39.veag ofr 74.0;nR 74.7tit35rud wtch. er 74en for rounds, Duncan 75.8 in 32 round. and Vardon 75.3 for 30 rounds. Joel: Hutchison stood 72.7 for 9 rounds The hest single rounds were the C9 of Hultchison over the Eden course at St. Andrews and the 70 of Jim Barnes at the old link, there. Bowen Has Wallop. F'ollowers of Young Bowen, light weight champ of the Distriet, arn proudly pointing to hi. three-round knO4'kut of Red Tayler. of Norfolk, at Richmond last week to po vs that BAMBINO CITE AS ONE OF YA By BABA NEW ORLEANS, March 27.-Ji conversation with major leagub a who have visited our camp, three r Yankees to the pennant this year, the Washington Senators and the the others may feel the same way thing. The Browns appear to be espec gather, than either the Indians or see how their pitching staff stack open 4ith any extravagant claims, Indians, never was disposed to tak me he is hopeful that the champi but that he is not so blinded by t that he cannot see its many zlarin But the Browns are absolutely convinced that this is their year, or so I am given to understand by folks who have been with them at Mobile. They feel that for the first time in many seasdhe they have a well balanced club, combining of fensive power with defensive strength and blessed with a lot of speed. They figure that they have improved both their pitching staff and their infield at no sacrifice of needed ability elsewhere, and that thus reihforced they are a first. class bet to win their first Amer ican league pennant. The Browns of last year did not have enough good pitchers and were weak at second base. As I recall it. they tried four or fle youngsters at the keystone sack and hone proved satisfactory until they landed McManus. This young man has been going great guns this spring I'm told, and so ave Gerber at short and Ellerbe at third. The latter, by the way. was a much better ball player last season than he was credited with being, a pretty fair fielder and a far more dangerous hitter than his old teammates at Wash ington ever thought he'd be. With Sisler on first to complete the quartet, the Browns have the strongest and most successful in field they have shown in several seasons, and their outfield, woh Johnny Tobin in right, Baby Doll Bill Jacobson in center and Ken neth Williams in left, ranks pretty close to the best in the league Given good pitching such a combi nation as this is bound to make a world of trouble for the most for midable foe, and the indications are that the Browns will have a very fair flinging corps this year, provided Dave Danforth can deliver. This left bander seems to be t'-e keystone of the arch of the Browns' pennant chances. If he makes good the Browns will be a tough club to beat. But if he proves a "hust" the Browns are likely to find themselves stymied this year just as they we-e last, for lack of enough good pi*eh ero to supplement the efforts of Ur ban Shocker. Scouts and others who have seen the Browns in training at Mobile tell me that Danforth looks as though he'd do. He hasn't been asked to extend himself as yet, but he'll soon get a chance to pitch against the hard-hitting Cardinals and if he survives that test the Browns will be justified in believ ing they are all set to make one whale of a fight for a pennant tihis year. Of course I do not believe that the Browns or any othet club fan finish ahead of the Yankees this year, and in another article I will explain in detail just why I look to the cham pions of 1921 to repeat this season. This article, however, must be de ferred until Manager utiggins has decided just what he intends to do with his outfield. ('opyright. 1922. by Christy Walah gyn~ltrate. 0 RE VENUE MEN PLAN JOURNEY ALL THEIR OWN Team Blind Pig and Elimina tion Events to Be Held on Recreation Drives. At a mee:Ing of the offi'-ers and board of dite-ctors of the Internal Revenue Dudkpin League, held at the Treasury building, plans were adopted for a tournament to he held at the Recr-ation bowling alleys fol lowing the close of tho league's sea son next Fr'e. ay. This tournament will consist of a team event. a blind pig affair, and an elimnination event, In the team gamnes It was agreed that a handicap should be given the weaker teams which woulti more evenly balance the compettt'on. Dan C. Vatughani. serving hi s econd year as the league's pre.,mdent, presided at the meeting. A tournamcnt c'otmmittee. otm po'sedl of J. C. Rednmonti, official scorer, and Hi. J. Schermer-horn, sec retary, was appointed to take charge of the tourn,'y. Team night was set for April 3. blind Pig night, April 4, and the elemination event for April 5 to 3. inclusive. Rledtmond. Tartar- and Fri.'k'v were appointed a committtee to m'ie ar rangenments for the aeconet a'muals banquet to be held Tuesday A i-ril 11. The entertainment committee com posed of George Skilton. Frank Haneke and Harry F'ridle'y wer" in structed to make the baniquet night a gala ev-ent exceeding if p qshl,. the suiccessftul one held last year. This year the leaguc has wit,'.qed a success. At present four teams Annex 1, Annex 2. Prohibition 'end Solicitors are entering the final week tied for first d'.viuion ho''. The league, compr-ing ton 'eenms representing units ~n the Internal Revenue 8servien, namely the Bolicitors office, Supervisor of Col lectors' offices, Suppites and T'q'mip menit Division, Deputy Coellect-rs. Tobacco and Miscellanionus Divtslen lncome Tax Annex No. 1. Sale-s Tax Divisinn, Prohibition t'nit ienmp Tax Annex No. 2, and the l'state Tax Division has been instrtentni and helpful in brieging tog-ether good fellowship amnong the enatnleyem ofethe nureku. S GRIFF'S CLUB NKEES' RIVALS F RUTH. idging from' what I have heard in :outs and minor league managers ival clubs believe they can beat the They are the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns. One or two of about it, but aren't claiming any ially confident-rather more so, I the Senators. The latter want to a up before they come out in the and Manager Tris Speaker, of the a anything for granted. They tell ons of 1920 will repeat this year, ne many good qualities of his club weaknesses. Caught on Fly as Griffmen Train At Tampa By LOUIS A. DOUGRER. TAMPA. Fla., March 27.-Yeste' 4ay several fishing parties were or ganized for action. The hotel was deserted. Frank Woowdard, while taking his time, is beginning to make a fight for a big league job. He seems to have plenty of ability and needs only ambition. Turkey Brower is nursing a se vere stone bruise on his left hand. Hard throws in his direction always bring howls from the tall first. sacker. Eddie Goebel in beginning to hit the ball on a line. With his tremen dous speed he is a terror on bunts If he L juries the ability to land on the ball with all his weight he should get many an extra base. Goose Goflin will hardly resume his sliding stunts until his lame side has completely recovered. Idle ness does not suit him, but Trainer Martin is ever on his heels. Sam Rice adi..its his lack of rel ish to face young Brillheart, the Roanoke oollege southpaw. Rice given the youngster plenty of room at the plate during the batting drills. Pat Gharrtiy's sore wing is slow. ly coming around. He began throw ing hard too early this spring, that's all, and now is paying the penalty. Slim McGraw is learning fast. He reported green as grass and has be-en under instructions ever sincB. The young telegraph pole is much improved over his opening form. though he still has a long way to go. Bobby LaMotte. working oon stantly at second base, is begin. ning to get the hang of the posi tion. He is looking better at the lat this spring, too. It is possible that he will stay with the team. Ton Phillips, the New Orleans pitcher, plans to be ready for ac tion as soon as the campaign opens. lie goes about his work in a meth odical manner and needs no watch. ing. Freddy Noone has sort of dropped out of the picture since the veter ans showed up. He continues to jump in whenever. opportunity ap. pears. though, and his hart smashes to right fi'eld are good to see. The Washington sandlotter seems destined for the big show some day. Uncle Nick Altrock had to give up his uniform shirt to one of the rookies, the supply having run out. The comedian looks even funnier in his heavy woolen undershirt. Hank Shanks had no weight to remove this spring when he re ported, and he is almost ready right now for his best fielding game. However, his batting is yet to be impressive. George Mogridge may pitch the opening game of the season agairt the Yankees in Washington. If WValter Johnson is not primed for that first contest, the choice is al most sure to fall upon Mogridge, Fwho is ready right now. The slender southpaw is always in condition. 21 MATCHES SCHEDULED FOR VALE TENNIS TEAMS NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 27. Yale has arranged three series of tennis sc-hedutles for the season-for the varsity, second team and fresh men. The regulars will play nine, the freshmen seven and the reserves five matchen. The lists follows; Varsity-April 29, ColumbIa; May 5 Merion Cric-ket Club, Philadelphiai; May 6, Penn (tentative); May 10. Hartford Country Club, Hartford; IMay 1?. Cornell; May 18, Williams: May 1';. Dartmouth: May 20. Prince ton; May 24. open; May 27, Harvardi, 'Cambridge. tecond Team-April 22. Spring field V. M. C. A.; May &. Browi; May 27. Harvard second, Cambridge; May 30, Fordham (pendingi; May 31, Trinity; June 8, Holy Cross. Freshmen-April 21, Pennsylvania freshmen; April 29, Chosts, at WiI lingford. May 2, McBurney Schol; May 10. Hartford High School; May 13. Taft, at W'.atertown; May 30. Princeton, at Princeton; May 27, Harvard. at New Haven. ENCOURAGE PROMISING GOLFERS TO JOIN CLUBS With the idea of encouraging promising young golfers, Western clubs are issuing special member' ships for players with eighteen to twenty-fIva years as the limit, in most cases the cost is SI a yest., that atmoutnt to be credited on a \ *i ive' nmnmbership should sahscrihers dlee'd,- to transfer. licounats are alsn allowed the youngsters ea elub fees $everal iastr cluba are watching the results of the esper..