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TAMPA, Via. March Z.-" 1
after I a n to ue the y
3raves," .at"Mag Milan thi
back en thems, but -new they have
den and I'a going to sand the
eeMap Ci'
Neverethel.. for todays gasme
the swies to date, shiled vetere
Grilmep. It is upon George Mo
~ea7that Milan will
weye to ftoo for N
Miller, Joe Oeseh~er, and Rube 1
At least three of Mian's newer
pitchers are now ready to so the
full distance. They ar Ray
Francis. the southpaw from Seat
tIe: Slim McGrew, the Texas bean
pole, and Jehosephat pes.envre
Brilheart, the Roanoke College left
bander. They are not likely to be
sent over the route. though, first
breaking in with four or five frames
apiece. i
"Fancis and McGrew are right
now ready to pitch nine innings,"
says the Griffmen's leader. ''I'm
going to try them out against the
Braves. If they have anything
making these worthy of staying in
the big league they will have to
Show It against the Braves. If they
haven't that will also come out.
"I'm not so sure that Brillheart
can go more than five Innings, but
that should be a plenty for a young
kid like him aginst a major league
team like the Braves. Anyway, it's
the younger pitchers from now on
antil I have seen them all under
fire."
McGrew's pitching form is quite
hopeless, yet the tall twirler does
shoot some fine speed at the bit.
tern. His curve ball is far from
eing a mysterious affair, yet he
fools battern now and then with It.
McGrew's fast ball Is his best asset
en the bill. They may It fairly leap
ed past the batters in the Texas
League last season.
Before Milan took charge of the
equad here efterts had been made
to teach MeGrew the approved
bigeague form em the rubber.
Trying to feew direetens he was
makin a fasee of tehing. No
on had ever taaght anything
abohe move
hsgreat heght ad his fots
we.e n.b.
As soon as Milan showed up he
asked McGrew what his troubles
were. Lob immediately told the
Texan to pitch his own way. From
that day on the bean pole began
developing terrific speed and his
curve ball began to make a timid
appearance. McGrew is extremely
green, though. when it comes to
fielding his position. And even if
he makes a good showing against
the Braves he seems fated to go
back to the minors for more sea
soning. He may yet star in fast
company, but not this year.
Ray Francis is assured of a
thorough trial, if only because he
has cost the Washington club a
fancy price sight unseen. He
toiled in forty-nine ball games for
the fourth place Seattle club last
season, winning twelve and losing
eleven games. In his 228 innings
he allowed an average of 3.63
earnei runs per game, giving him
a rank of twentieth for efficiency
I nthe Pacific Coast League. IIe
was twenty-fifth In victories.
Francis has a fine, ftat ball, re
markable in a left-hander, and
knows just about where it is going
when he delivers it. His motion
might be improved, but he listens
to advice and is getting better as
he goes along. Managar Milan
wants to see how he can handle
himself against real hitters, and on
that account the young Californian
In to be tested against the Braves.
Sherman Reifer, the newest
hurler en the team, Is working
his head off to fit himself for a
teal trial. He is a right-haner,
with apaetya let of sip en
the beLBut nobody knows hew
wel he earn perform agalust real
eppeltlm and he will have to.
worki heO into shape before
he ean be tried eat.
Young Turk, who came frogi
Columtbia with Goose Gocehn, Is
another late starter, who is looking
better with every day's work-out.
He has a side arm delivery that
should make him valuable, if be
knowe anything about the fine art
Imagnation baseball consumed
7eterdy practice not given over
tobatting. Manager Milan decided
to give Leon Goslin some real lesson.
In base running the Imagination
certain situations in imaginary~
ames. Goslin was usually on third
baein these plays with Rice or
Harris on first and Peckinpaugh at
bat.
Many plays were sadly gumomed
up and were followed by confahn,
with the athletes squatting likec
ers in the hot sun and talking
with tongues, hands and feet. Tihere
was some Improvement, though, a
the practice continued. Goelle
knows practically nothing about
running bases, but with Milan,
Harris, Rico and Hank Shanks te
teach him, he should learn some.
thing before mny weeks go by. He
will net wait fr Instructions end it
will be up to him to learn or else.
Uvery major legeteam has
ertain ways of demeartain
esmng usinagpe
Sis the e rookie expeted
tbein the lineug e Aprl 13
and i is o enst6 imout be
fore that tie that heale new being
taught.
If Goslin falls to hit at the start
of the season, It is expected that
Earl Smith will be played, In right
field. Smith Is fast getting inte
shape and Is clouting the ball with
jaer success than Goslin. Hit
league experience, beth with St.
p
E YOUNG
ROVE SKILL
JB SLUGGERS
DOUGNER.
thar we win toaer don't here
- ung pitchers atthe Sow
mor=ir . "I-hv been holding
worked ves into good con
a aginst aral thing. If they
ss, folk. and Gowdy they will
hile, for that Boston gang agre
here with the Braves, the fofth in
as are to do the hr for the
Olaf Erickson, and Jesebel
for mound work. They will
chell is expected to send Frank
rquard to e Hill.
Gives Papa Her
Moral Backing
CHICAGO, March 88.-Alice
Hoppe, aged very blonde
blue hed eo teLany School.
New Y ity, who says she is
"in the flourth grade going on
fifth," and who admits she likes
to study billiards better than
lish composition, wants the
wide world to know that her
is mineto win back the world's
183 line billiard champion
ad," known to the billiard
world as Willie p , is play
in Jake Schaefer,,. a 1,50
pUO ta atch to dect the issue.
"I'll be right at the ringside,"
said Alice. "And dad won't
lose. I'll be his mascot."
Hoppe smiled. "That's what yot:
call moral support," he com
mented.
Louis and Washington, stands him
in good stead. He knows how to
play ball in big league fashion.
President Clark C. Griffith een
feared yes4r1 with hocal bus.
ess mnen we to Inh'n - m
asevements at Plant Field. The
Washiagion magnet feels sure,
however, that everything pesd
bls wil be done to bring the
Griffmnen here for the net five
years. He wants to .eane, and
they want him and his team. All
that is will be to fit the
for instead of a eoum
fair. The emmittee has
agreed to draw up a reselution and
lay It before the city -em mise
askin that the next budget
mente at Plant Field.
Last night President Griffith was
a guest at a banquet of business
men and gave them an outline of
his plans for the future here. His
remarks were well received.
Mrs. Walter P. Johnson, who hias
been ill for more than a week, was
operated upon late yesterday for
sinus. Today her condition was an
nounced as favorable. It is hoped
that she will be able to travel Sun
day when the training camp Is
broken up.
NEW INDEPENDENT TEAM
WANTS TO SHOW WARES
Anybody who thinks the new In
dependent team Is not a regular
baseball outfit, says secretary Henry
E. Matheny, should find out for aura
by booking the Independents to?
games, by phoning him at Lincoir
6369 between 4:30 and a p. m. or by
calling Lincoln 4060 at any time
when Mrs. Nicholas will handle cnal
lenges. A game is desired especially
for next Sunday. Here are the In
dependent candidates: Pitchers-Ray
Brengle, Frank Jacobs, Lee Collier;
catchere-Swope, Al Gleason; in
fielders-Green. Watt. Door, Hunt,
Martin, O'Connor; outfielders -
Chamberlain. Meade, Schloever.
Hardesty and Platsky.
DOMINICAN LYCEUM
AFTER EARLY START
The Dorninican Lyceum will prac
tice Friday at 6 p. m. on diam. nd
No. 3, Monument Grounds coact
Cantwell, who will direct the orac
tice., is anxious to get off tn an
early start and probably will de
cide at this practc who will rep.
resent the Lyceum this year.
The regular meeting of the Ly
ceum will be held Thursday night
at the clubrooms. All the members
are asked to attend. Music will be
furnished by the Dominicans jas or.
chestra..
DISTRICT ASSOCIATION
HOLDS SESSION TONIOHT
Organised basebell leagues will
meat tonight ,at the Union Station
in the Terminal Railroad Y. M. C,
A. rooms to elect an executive com
mittee and to return to the pre
war basis.
Major Robert H. Young Is ex
pected to resume the chelrmanshll
of the organisation and will head
the sandlotters here this summer,
It Is predictpd that eight leaguce
will adopt the old District Baseball
Aseoclation constitution somewhat
modified and will proceed with
games starting in about May 1.
SPEEDWAYS ORGANIZE
IN UNLIMITED CLASS
The Spedway A. C. has reorgan.
Ised in the unlimited class and looks
to have some fast material. Ihere
are the candidates: West, J. Jarboe,
Newton, Jamnieson. Slddmore, Col
lins, Sheehan, Spence, F. Moran,
Hayne, Henits. F.. Garner, Itone,
Beard, Nichols, Grimes, E. Jarbo.
The Speedway manager can be
reached by phone at Franklin 33265
The Washington barracks manage,
especially, is requested to call thai
number.
Triangles Ohallenge.
The Triangles of Alexandria agem
are In the field and wants gmel
with the following teams: Trtity
midgets, Western Freehmen, LUbart3
A. C., -and others averaging 15-i4
ea rs of age. W. 3. Mundy, of 10N
Noath Fayette slreet, Alexandria
Vaa. nis ,heanager
Judge Rumm3
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Swt Itesm $1
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HOPPE PHISES
FOE, BUT FEELS
HE'LL TRIUMPH
"Am a Little Proud of Game I
Played Myself," Declares
Former Cue Champion.
Willie Hoppe, wizard of the e,
who is now playing Jake Schaefcr
jr., the champion, for the we--l
18.2 balk line biliard chatmpionship,
1,600 points, tesl his impreasioas
in the folowilv article of the fiwet
ph.. of the match, won last night
Schaefer, 600 to 466, after a
t rll sg contest.
By WILLIE HOPPE.
1 in., Diiar. chapisian f i.e Wen d.
I'HICCO. Mareh 24.-I realise I
have a tough opponent.
Schaefer played wonderful billiards
last night. lie made almost every
conceivable u"hot. He showed re
sourcefuluress. Irilliance and nerve.
"But I think I can beat him. I am
a little prou.1 of the game I r layed
myself. I am sure I convinced I
Schaefer that It will be hard to lose
me. At one stage of last night's con
test. after Schaefer made his spec
tacular run of '62, I appeared to th"
spectators to I.e hopelessly beate-.
Schaefer followed this with a run of
148, missing on a difficult masse
slot. He then lad me 444 to 190.
That looked bad. I had to get hold
of myself and get going. I did. I
clicked off 240 points for the high
run of the night, passing Mchaefer.
the score standing 450 to 446 when I
wert back to my seat. Then It was
anybody's pant. It was a question[
of who would get the break and run
out. We each had plenty of chances.
but couldn't get going. I followed
with runs of 9. S and 1: Schaefer with
runs of It. 9 end 1. FInally, he got
the break and tan out.
As the ecwre now stands. it's really
a toss up. I expect a close fight to
the finish. but I am confident I wi l
win
CIVIC LEADER LAUDS
KANAWHA CLUP'S WORK
At the semI~ennual mneeting of the
Kanaidha Club. A. J. Driscoll, presi
dent of the Mid-City Citizens' Ams
elation, gave an Interesting talk on
"The Boys and Toung Men of To
day." ~He took occasion to oompli
meat the Kanawha Club on the good
it had don. the community by keep
lng its young men off the streets
and away from bad associations and
interesting them in healthy, man
building sports.
Driscoli stated that the association
of which he was. the head would
gladly help the Kanawhas in any
thing they undertook.
S. H. MARKS IS NAMED
TREASURY LEAGUE CHIEF
A t a meeting ol the Treasury Inter
bureau League. S. H. Marks was
e'lected presindent and Mf. J. Noon.',
se.cretary and treasurer, for the cor
int seamor Franchisee were award
ed to Reg4.ster's Office, Annex 1. An-I
neax 2. ProLibition and Public Health
Service.
The franchise for the sixth. team
will be twarded to another bureau of
the department at a meeting next
Monday. A committee of three was
appointed by the president to draw
up playing rules for the season.
CHIPPEWA INDIAN STAR
ON LACROSSE TEAM HERE
Waehingtons latest sport addition,
the Washington Lacrosse Club, is
fortunate in the class of material it
is attracting. One of the latest
applicants for a tryout for the team
is Richard "Ed" Wheelock, full-I
blooded Chippewa Indidn. whose
home is on the White Earth Rsr
vation of Mlnnesta. Wheelock
learned to play heros. at Carlisle
and later was a varsity ma at the
University of Wisconsin. He earned
qvite a bMt of hate as an aggressive
attack m.
I WAN T'
WA V1U 5AWYSj
LA ISUM
mated Form Produced by In
Run
e O e
GIORGIO CALZA
T HE good Jacques Curley, wr
be stymied, snookered, or a
With wrestling non -compe
New York, because the lads do n
falls, and the good Jacques Cur
field.
Hard by New York lies New Ji
Thus New Jersey will be the f
and Jacques Curley has matched
Italian heavyweight, for April S, I
We know comparatively little
that this is one bout that will po
that we were egging on some I
both came around with claims i
the thought occurred to us that
is a meeting.
However. Gardini and Calsa and
their rival followings kept nakini
faces at each other and nothing
happened. We began to suspeel
that they had no intention of get.
ting together.
Now comes Jacques Curley wit)
the documents for the bout.
Wonderful Specimen.
C ALZA is the most perfect ph
sical specimen you ever clap
pod peepers on.
He is about twenty-one, and has
not been wrestling long enough t<
acquire the flat ears and facia
corrugations of the average wres
tier.
He speaks no English, but he i
a pleasant, friendly young fellow
and those who have met him per
sonally are his warmest friends
amid boosters.
Calsa has had few matches
hereabouts, yet in thnsa matches
be has demonstrated that he has
tremendous strength, speed anc
much wrestling skill. He has beer
trained and coached by the vet
eran, John Berelli.
Gardini has been wrestling i
this country for some years and is
well known. He is considered i
good man, and is quite popular
with the Italians.
Sight-Seeing in Goitham.
JTIM DOUGHERTY, the Baren
of Leiperville, has arrived ii
town, with his new fightes
Bobby Barrett, in tow.
There was no object in the viil
other than a desir, on Jim's pari
to show Bobby the large city. Thi
Baron took his charge to the tel
of the Woolworth building, mwpi
his hand over the seene below, anc
announced:
"There she Is!"
"Uh-huh," said Bobby.
Then they took a train back tV
Lelperville.
Barrett is the boy wh'o knocket
out Hymie Gold in Philadelphii
last Monday night, and who is lusi
at present the fistic aansation 01
the Quaker City.
Bobby was born at Pelhanr
Manor, but his family moved t<
Philadelphia, or rather just out
side of Philly, when he was nini
years old. He will be twenty-oni
in September. He Is a pawert
fully built boy, with huge ands
and while he claims his basi
weight is 188 pounds, we rathet
inclin, to the belief that Jinw hai
a potential middleweight on his
books.
Wanted Grain of SaIl
J OHNNY -DUNDEE had hi
561st battle not long ago
and some thought this mnus
be the record for a man sil
actively engaged In the ring
Thomas R. Evans, city editor oe
the San Diego News and an en
tertaining writer on sport topies
sends us a clipping from hii
plrdn a bout that took plaet
othere not bu ago In whiel
the Newso. ightin his sa$
el on Film Servies and
Demor,
yon:
GETS A OHANCE.
estling promoter, is a man not te
|alled off.
a, hors de combat, and all that, in
at take kindly to rolling and fying
ley looked about hi for another
5rsey.
uture seat of wrestling operations,
Renato Gardini and qeorgio Calsa,
n Newark.
about wrestling, but we do know
dtively be for gore. It is a match
ime ago when Gardini and Calsa
othe championship of Italy, and
one way of settli g such claim
Snappy News From
Training Camps
- in Dixieland
SAN FRANCISCO. March 28.
Bill Killifer, Cub pilot, is reported
to be seeking an experience!
catcher, now that the gap al
second base apparently has beer
I plugged by the acquisition of
Marty Krug. This is regarded aa
an indication that Killifer plan
to do very little receiving himself
during the coming season. Th4
Cubs are scheduled to meet thi
Beals here this afternoon.
FORT WORTH. Tex., March 23
--Jim John Russell, rookie lef
hander. will endeavor to retrievi
the honor of the White Soa it
the sixth game of the spring' series
with the Giants this afternoon
Red Faber lost a lot of prestige
when the world's champion
cuffed him for 17 swats and 11
runs in the six innings he toiled
DALLAS, Tex., March 21.-Bi
Jim Lindsay, Cleveland Indian re
cruit, starred In yesterday's game
between the regulars and Yannl
gans. In five innings he held th
regulars to two hits and twi
runs, one being a homer by JacI
Graney.
HO jgy PRINGS. Ark.. March 23
-The Pittsburgh Pirates and thi
Boston Red So: play their fina
game today at Pinebluff, Ark. Thiu
game will settle the series.
BEAUMONT. TA., March 23.
The New York Yankees and thi
Brooklyn Dodgers begin a eeriel
of exhibition games here this af
ternoon. They will play in elevea
towns in four different States be
fore they ae in New York oi
April 3 to py a three-game eeriel
there just before the start of th
season.
ring battle. Incidentally Abli
got licked.
R.The last timne 'we saw Thoma
R.Evans he was more familiar3
addressed as "Speed." He wai
driving a car for one of the news
ppr correspondents with Perah
Ing' punitive expedition and had
broen down at a town called E
Valle, In the Chihuahua desert.
Some of the American troop
were camped there. and Evan
was bivouacl wih them unti
he could get~f~ car to workini
again. He had been there fe
some time whep we came bustlinj
past, and he had one, and onla
Ioneyann in him soul.
Hie getywished for malt
L Justsalt Plin old table malt.
I "I haven't tasted 'a grain o
salt since I've been here," ha
moaned, "and yu'd be surprise<
how much I mb It."
The donation of a handful o
Isaline won fog us the everlastini
dtiudet, and"Eano
omaspriI 1R., la t perman o
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CHANEY MEETS
O'BHIEN AGAIN
NEXT MONDAY
Matchmaker Dewey Had Dif
ficulty Bringing Fighters
Together Second Time.
BALTIMORE. March 23.-Much
interest is being centered en the
second meeting of George (K. 0.)
Chaney and Shamus O'Brien, which
will take place at the Playhouse on,
April 3.
That O'Brien must be a battler of
considerable merit is evident from
the difficulty that Matchmaker
Dewey had in inducing Chaney to
meet the Yonkers lad again. Only
after a great deal of arguing, which
ended finally in - an unusual guar
antee for the K. O. king. did George
finally agree to go on with the
match. A
To give fight fans an Idea of
what Yonkers thinks of Shamus we
publish the following ahort editorial
from the Yonkers statesman and
News of March i:
"Newspaper reports of the victory
of Shamus Orien the local boxer.
over George K. O. Chaney dwell on
the fact that it was a surprise. It
might have been a surprise to the
Philadelphia newspaper men and
others who do not know O'Brien. but
nothing that Shamus O'Brien does
I in the line of boxing surprises his
friends and those who have known
him and followed his career for
years.
"Shamus always fights when he
is in the ring, and if the other fel
low feels like taking a chance on
mixing things it is that other fellow
who usually gets the worst of the
argument. Tht is probably what
happened at Philadelphia Saturday
night.
"It may be true that O'Brien does
not always put up a good fight, but
when he does not it is usually his
opponent's fault."
The popularity of these two
fighters is not confined to Baltimore
and Yonkers, however. Washing
ton fistic followers consider George
Chaney almost their own property.
He is a veritable idol in the Capital
City. So great has been the demand
for tickets to their comning meeting
that a special section of seats has
been put on eale at Miller's Barber
Shop, beneath the National The
ater, in Washington.
MT. PLEASANT LADS
SEE SUCCESS AHEAD
The Mt. Pleasant Athletic Club is
-out hoping to lick the world in the
junior class this season. At a recent
meeting 'fifteen candidates were ad.
mitted into the club, which now
boasts twenty-five members and is
growing rapidly. The club's officer.
are: President, Kenneth McAuliffe;
secretary-treasurer, Ingan Hill; act
ing captain, John Machen., and act.
ing manager. Fenwick Marsh. A re
-serve or midget team probably will
be formed by the club, which will use
the Boological Park diamond as its
home grounds. The team has been
greatly strengthened by the additlo'1
of Hill and brodent, former star
twirler. of the Powhatan Athletik
Club. Other player of whom much
is expected are ippey, catcher
Gough, shortstop, and Winstead, out
fielder. Nines 4n the sixteen~year
division desiring games should tele
phone Acting Manager Fenwichi
Marsh, North 5423.
Plans Track Tegm.
Hudson A. C. is planning a tracli
~team in the 100-pound class. ?
Paley, phone Franklin 1910-W be
tween 5 and 6 p. mn., want. to heai
from any other similar teams deulr
ing competition.
LO AN
mumIN
riAMm
a..ms WATr ma.mv.
GRIEFS PLAYE
RROWNS AR
B LOWUIS A
TAM FA, la., Mask. 2L-The
fightng for the 112 American Le.
of the older n-here of
t the terrific power of the I
elined to doubt the imported pitel
fieJding defence. Tb are far m
tolkng of Lee Fohl's . Louis Br
"The Browns have always been
Shanks. "Give them another pitel
than ne club in this leagu..Sb
yeaAl by themselves, Deaf
through, iFhl will have four ,itch
the e -Then Rive them the 1
and-welL. I look for them
Shanks' opinions are shared by
practically every one of the older
players with the Griffaen. They
feel that It is much too early to talk
of pennantp, but they do hold a lot
of resppot for the Browns right now
In March and in Florida.
Reports have reached the 'amp
here that Miller Huggins Is having
trouble finding three capable out
fielders. More than one covert sneer
has been noticed when the Yanks
were being discussed. The "ham
plon. are going to be a target for
every other team in the league once
the campaign starts.
Ezetfra maa herg ,a th .
the T.-neo Sa not pasay
Fo sr with ether teams la the
Mike MeNaly is wed
diedsad so is Everett
a ma ty of the Yankees ve
been riding too high en the wave
of an= go esto makemang
fer themselves s im i
uals.
It Is the same now as it has been
for five years, Trio Speaker in the
most popular manager in the lragas
among the players on the other
clubs. Indeed, If Washington cannot
win the 19322 pennant race, the Griffs
to a man will be rooting for the
Cleveland Indians, not so much be
cause of the Indians as because of
"Spoke."
It Is possible that this friendliness
for Speaker tempers their Judgment,
but It nevertheless is a fact that the
Griffo believe that Cleveland will
make a strong fight for the pennant
this season. They admit, though.
that it all depends on the pitzhing.
The in-and-out hurling given the in
dians in 1921 cannot win a pennant
in 1922.
Naturally, too, they look upon
themselves as certain to be In the
hunt. New York, Cleveland, St.
Louis and Washington-to name
them as they finished last Octobar
are the teams doped to make the bat
te all the way.
strange as it y seem to mscay
fans, few of the Grifm believe
the Yankees ca epen this see
as. The esse of at nd Mewel
wi hart a let It is theught, yad
meet ot them week fer Jues and
Bush to be rank diappekaments.
"Knowing all that Pam Jones has
done to us. I'll prelct right 'sow
that he won't begin t., be as good at
the Polo Grounds as Le was in ren.
way Park," says Joe Judge. "He'li
have to ritch a whole lot differently
to get away with his games against
us.
"Jones is a real groove ball
pther with a change of pace. In
all our lefthand hitters were
shoving flies out Into right and
center. Some of these drives wit,
go into the stand at the Folk
Grounds, mark me. I know I'ft
going to have a lot more confidencr
faeing him In New York than I ever
had In Boston.
"Jones has beaten us right along
but he always had a tough fght In
Washington. We won our, few
games from him In Wasbington, un
lee I'm greatly mistaken. Put him,
In the Polo Grounds and we'rapoing
to beat him some more."
Joe Bush had a good year with
the Red Sox in 1922. winning sixteen
and losing nine, but the Griffmeq
don't look for him to maintain at
average anything like that as a
member of the Yankees.
It will be Carl may, Waite Hoyt
and Bob Ihawhey who will have
the blunt of the pitchin to do,
If the Griffs a me right intheir
ie. Flw believe Jones and Bush
prove the great help many
fans expect.
Ty CoW Is not supposed to have
found his shortstop or second base
man, without which his team will b.
no better than it was last year.
The Chicago White Sox do no'
seem to figure in the equation what
soever, as 0. Harry Ward. the note
I. N. S. expert, would phrase it
LSADMIT
E FORMIDABLE
DOUGHE
e, Lea nwDwns Val af the
offensive, bu , t are in
ng strength and to at the
we inclined to be re l when
a Jinx for this club," sag Hank
ier and theill be a Jinx for more
oeker said Davis did wonders last
rth delivers and Van Gilder comes
e the equal of any other four In
eking of *Isler Gerber and that
to be a bothq all the vay."
Fbwbrand ad Surf
Rider Are SeM
for $65,000
LEXINGTON. Ky.. March 28.
-Jefferson Livingston, of New
York and Chicago, today pur
chased from McBrayo. Moore
said J. S. Hawkins the four
yesr-old chestnut thoroughbred
racer Ffrebrand for $40,000.
Firebrand will be shipped to Bel
mont Park to in the Living
ston racing sta
Firebrand won $24,490 in his
six victories. He will be en
tered in the brooklyn and Sub.
urban handicaps, as well as
other events at Belmont Park
and Saratoga.
John E. Madden has sold Surf
Rider, his Derby eligible, to
Kay Spence for $25,000.
They have two pitchers, which is
not enough by at least one.
The Boston Red Sox are figured
as being a slow makeshift organisa.
tion which will maka a lot of runs
for itself but will seldom be able to
make as many as will the othe.
team off that ten-cent pitching staff
Many laughs greet mention of
Connie Mack's gang.
It is not going to be difficult t,
work up the Griffs into a confident
bunch. Smiles come too easily as
It is when one talks of the new. in
field and every one In the regular
lineup is pulling for the pitchers to
come through. The Griffs, prac
tically to a man, expect to be well
up in the pennant race all the way
and the wiser heads among them
believe that, if the pitchers can earl.
their salt, Washington may have
considerable to may which club Joe*
win the pennant of 1922.
'JUMBO' CLARK,
C. U.HURLER. IN.
FINE FETTLE
Moran Says Giant Hurler May
Be Given Chance to Open
Season Tomorrow.
"Jumbo" Clark. Catholic Univer
sity hurler, may get a chance to
show his wares before Coach Cher
ley Moran tomorrow when the
Brooklanders take on Gallaudet In
their opening game of the season.
Clark is a tmg upstanding young
ster and tips the Brookland beam
at 210 pounds. He is a right
hander and has all the makings of
a first-class hurler. The Brook
landers will have Jackson. the vet
eran left-hander; Mays. not Carl,
and Ducharme as boxmen.
Coach Moran has about settled
on his team for the initial engage
ment. Corwin and Kerrigan will
do the backstopping. Driscoll will
be on first base with Yaeger on
second. DeNault will be on short
with either McCarthy or Connelly
at third.
In the outfield Vail. Breslin and
Lynch will be performing with
Buckley and Mahoney in reserve.
Favor Changes.
District of Columbia Approved
Basketball officials went on record
as approving the proposed system of
scoring in basketball where f/o.)r
goals count three points. The 'asso
ciatiori also approved the elimination
of dribbling in basrketball.
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