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From the Angle of the Bug
By HUGH W. ROBERTS
t COJL'PERSTITION Of Rick
Woodward” will bo our sub*
ject this morning, but before
quietly prying into the marrow of that
interesting bone, we wish to refer,
en passant, to certain conditions and
what those certain conditions indi
cate—at least, Indicate.
In the first place, we have been
aware that the management of the
Pelicans has issued a standing order
that hereafter car fare will be re
funded patrons whenever sudden rain
prevents the conclusion of a baseball
game. It is thereby indicated that
the attendance at New Orleans is
slightly below par, and that after a
score of Tat years, Charlie Frank is
beginning to feel the gnawing of hun
ger—to behalf the attenuated figure
of the gaunt wolf of poverty.
In the second place, the Atlanta Con
stitution flashes across Its sporting
page, “Three Real Pitchers Needed
Now.” This is significant. It means
simply that although Billy Smith, In
gathering together his aggregation of
near pennant winners at a cost ap
proximating several hundred thousand
dollars, Is about to find it to be nec
essary to gouge again into the fat
pockets of Frank Calloway.
* * *
Reverting to superstition in base
ball, it might be said in the beginning
with a degree of that truth which the
familiar Latin motto positively ad
mits will prevail, that every player in
tiie beginning falls a victim to this
infectious disease. The players are
not alono immune. The managers are
victims—despite the fact that they
have discarded their swaddling clothes.
And, as we are about to relate, own
ers are ready to admit the uncanny
power of certain incidents to produce
victorious results, and the equally un
canny power of certain others to fore
stall disaster.
One of the most superstitious indi
viduals who has ever come within the
sphere of our acquaintance was Dr.
Pollard, who, some years ago, coached
the athletic clubs of the University
of Alabama. Everybody in tlie south
remembers him, for bo put the Ala
bama football teams on the map,
where they have never been since his
departure, and with the baseball
teams won championships—and there
has not been a pennant flying on the
• ainpus since he left us.
Dr. Pollard believed in the efficacy
of 14 bats. When he had but 12 men
on ids squad, he carried 14 bludgeons.
When he bad 18 men, he carried only
14 sticks. During t lie progress of
games, he always shunned evil by
bolding two little pebbles in his hand,
very tightly as long as all went well,
but very loosely, and with a rubbing
of the one against the other, when
trouble broke out on tlie horizon.
Finally, after establishing a record
never approached by another southern
coach when time of service and
strength of material is considered, Dr.
Pollard left tlie campus—having fin
ally yielded to tlie uncompromising
opposition of certain individuals of the
faculty, some of whom have also de
parted. Mr. Lowman succeeded. One
afternoon he left Tuscaloosa for Mer
cer, where he was scheduled to play
ft series for the championship of the
south. He carried 13 men. His train
broke down before Birmingham was
reached. Insomnia assailed his play
ers. One of his pitchers developed a
sore arm. He fin&ly arrived in Mer
cer 20 minutes before the game. Ala
bama was beaten that afternoon. On
the following afternoon Alabama was
beaten.
• • *
As stated in the outset. Rick Wood
ward, the popular owner of the
Barons, is superstitious. It would serwe
very little purpose were we to re
count every tiling that Rick is accus
tomed to do in an effort to obviate
defeat, how sometimes in the press
box lie forces every man to change
his seat with his neighbor; how, in
this instance, he forces every man to
put his hat on his head, each at a
certain angle, and how a moment
later he requires everybody to remove
hats. It might not prove diverting to
state that sometimes while seated on
the players’ bench, he makes the bat
boy line the bats up in a straight line
and how a second later he makes him
jumble them up into such an intricate
pile that the players have trouble in
selecting their own and never falling
bludgeons.
We are going to tell of just one of
the peculiarities of the magnate, his
belief in the efficacy of hair pins. It
is probable that no other man In the
world—unless he has come under the
seductive spell of Mr. Woodward—
has conceived the idea that hair pins
produce base hits and prevent field
ing errors.
Rick quite through accident learned
of the mystic power of hair pins. He
was walking down Third avenue one
morning of a season in which the
Barons had made an awful start. He
found a hair pin. He picked it up.
Half an hour later, without thought,
it is probable, he gave the hair pin
to “I,il ‘ Marcan. Accidentally, this
player, who had not singled in the
few games which had been played,
preserved the hair pin. That after
noon he bingled three times in a row
and sent three runners over as a re
sult of his swatting. The Barons won,
and shortly thereafter were in the first
division, out of which they were
never ejected for the remainder of
the season.
It is unnecessary to state that Rick
learned the lesson. And now every
morning, he walks through town with
head lowered. Occasionally he is seen
to stoop, smile brightly, and pick
up something. It is invariably a hair
pin. Later he gives the hair pin to
one of the players, and the man so
fortified never fails to smash the ball.
It is all very strange and peculiar.
Rick has learned where most fre
quently- hair pins are to be found. But
he never goes to his fertile field until
all others have proved barren. He
first starts along Third avenue and
winds himself to Twentieth street.
Then he turns toward First avenue.
If by the time he has reached First
avenue, no success has rewarded his
efforts, he starts hack again—follow
ing the opposite side of the street. Tf
he still scores a failure, he immediate
ly repairs to the front of the estab
lishment of IjOveman, Joseph & T,oeb,
where the fair sex, in great numbers,
are wont to parade.. There he invar
iably reaps a harvest.
* m m
Seriously, of course. Rick doesn't he
lieve in all this stuff. But he prac
tices his stunt, just the same. He
will tell you that a hair pin means a
hit. and that if he finds several, the
defeat of the Barons Is ipse facto
made impossible.
DILSER WILL BE
RE-SIGNED JO CATCH
Probable That Haigh Will
Be Captured to Help
Mayer Meanwhile
Catcher Fred Dilger, on Recount of the
operation which was performed on him
for appendicitis, will be released out
right, in order that when he is again In
shape he might be re-signed. Were he
to he put on the ineligible list, he could
n»»t 1»e played again this season.
In the meanwhile, a deal is under way
as a raanit of which Manager Moles
wortli will sign Catcher Haigh, who b;
gau (he season with New- Orleans. Mayer
will catch practically ull the games.
it is thought that Pilger will be ready
t*i play again towards the conclusion of
tiie season.
SMITH DECLINES
■ $10,000 POSITION
Plant Pathologist Enjoys the Unique
Distinction of Having Re
fused Lucrative Place
Washington, May 6.—Dr. Erwin F.
Smith, plant pathologist in the depart
ment of agriculture, enjoys the un
usual distinction of declining a $10,
100 proposition with the Rockefeller in
ilution for medical research to re
tain one at $5000 a year with the gov
ernment. Dr. Smith attracted attention
for his investigations in the compara
tive study of plant diseases In their
relation to man and beast.
Sweden Sends Riflemen
Washington. {lay 6.—Sweden lias ac
cepted the Invitation from the United
States to send a rifle team to take
part In (he international rifle shooting
competition to bo held at Camp Perry,
O., September 1 and 11
In the Summertime You Must Do Two
Things:
Drink Coca-Cola in
Bottles and Swat
the Fly
A Fly Swatter Free at Our Office.
By Mail 3c
The Birmingham Coca-Cola
Bottling Company
Avenue E and Twenty-Second Street
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COVALESKI EASILY
BEATS BILLIKENS
Montgomery. May 8—Covaleski held
the locals to five hits today, three of
which were scratches and Chattanooga
won. 3 to 1. Manning and Covaleski had
a pitchers' battle up to the seventh, when
Manning weakened and Chattanooga
counted twice. Errors were responsible
for Montgomery's lone run. Score:
Chattanooga— AB. It. H. O. A. E.
King, cf . 2 t) 2 l 0 rt
Coyle, ]h. 5 0 3 7 0 0
Elston, rf. 4 0 0 1 0 0
Elberfeld, If. 3 0 1 0 0 0
Harbison, ss. 4 o 0 3 3 l
flillesple, 3b. ...... 4 0 1 2 0 0
Flick, 2b. 4 0 0 2 3 0
Street, <•. 4 1 1 s s 0
Covaleski, p. 3 2 10 11
Totals . 33 3 9 27 9 2
Montgomery— AB. It. If. O. A. E.
Breen, of. 5 .0 0 4 0 0
Wares, 2b. 2 0 0 2 4 0
Jantzen, If. 4 0 110 0
Elwert, 3b. 2 0 114 0
Sloun, rf. 3 1 0 0 0 0
Bagby, rf. 10 10 0 0
Spratt, ss. 3 0 1 0 2 0
Grlbbens. ss. 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tarleton, lb. 4 0 0 11 2 0
Donahue, c. 3 0 0 7 3 0
Manning, p. 4 0 113 0
Totals . 32 1 5 27 IS 0
Score by Innings:
i hattannoga .001 ooo 200—3
Montgomery . 000 100 000—1
SUMMARY.
Three Base Hit—King.
Stolen Bases—King, Wares 2.
Struck Out—By Covaleski S, by Man
ning 5.
Bases on Balls—Covaleski 5, Manning 4.
Hit by Pitched Ball—Covaleski.
Wild Pitch—Manning 2.
Time—2:00.
Umpires—Wright and Breltensteln.
International League
At Rochester: R.H.E.
Baltimore . ;j 4 0
Rochester . 2 3 2
Batteries: Shawkey and Egan; Quinn
and Blair.
At Toronto: R.H.E.
Newark . 1 9 3
Toronto . 14 3 2
Batteries: Ensmann, Bebee and Hig
gins; Bush and Bemls.
At Buffalo: R.H.E.
Jersey City . 4 g 3
Buffalo . B 10 2
Batteries; McHale, Brandon and Sullt
van; Fullenweider and Gowdy.
At Montreal: R.H.E.
Providence . g 12 1
Montreal . 5 9 4
Batteries: Bailey, Wheatley and Ons
low; Mason and Burns.
South Atlantic League
At Macon: R H E
Macon . 7 12 ,9
Savannah . 1 4 q
Batteries: Voss and Burns; Robertson
and Oeibel.
At Charleston: R.H.E.
Charleston . 2 7 5
Columbus .’ 7 jo 3
Batteries: Ridgeway and Menifee; Mc
Cormick and Krebs.
At Jacksonville: R.H E.
Jacksonville . 2 4 3
Albany .. 0 4 2
Batteries: Wilder and Cueto; Lowry
and Wells.
UMPIRE OWENS “CANNED” ON
CHARGE OF ENTERING RESORT
KNISELEY ENTERS
New Player Says that Mc
Donald Will Soon Be on
Scene—He Is Pleased
Outfielder Peter Knlseley, obtained
from the Chicago Cubs, reached Bir
mingham yesterday afternoon, and left
last night for New Orleans. He will be
in the game this afternoon, taking the
place of Bodus, who will probably be re
leased to Wheeling.
Knlseley, who has a record for being
a hard and timely hitter, is satisfied. He
brought the encouraging news, too, that
Eddie McDonald, former third baseman
for the Boston Doves, will report after
a short visit of farewell to his people In
Albany, N. V. •
THE “G. A. L.” RESULTS
Played. Won. Lost. Pet.
Gadsden . 2 2 0 1.000
Talladega . 2 2 0 1.000
Newnan . t 1 o 1.00)
Anniston . 2 o 2 .000
Opelika . 2 0 2 .000
LaGrango . 1 0 1 .000
Gadsden Wins Second
Gadsden, May 6.—(Special.)—Gadsden
took the second game from Anniston, 10
to 6. Schemher of Anniston was knocked
out of the box in the fifth and Antler
took his place. A feature of the game
was the fact that all three pitchers
worked were southpaws. Gadsden went
to pieces in the seventh, but recovered
after four runs had scored.
Anniston— AH. R. JT. O. A. E.
Donaldson, ss.5 2 2 2 5 J
Pocase, 3b. 4 112 11
Nunnally, cf. 4 l 0 1 0 0
Jeffries, Tf. ...... 4 0 o 0 0 0
F. Henry, If. 5 1 2 0 o o
K. Henry, 2b. ... 1 0 1 l 2 1
Shepherd, c. 3 0 0 6 10
Quellmatz, lb. ... 4 0 0 12 0 0
Schemher, p. 2 0 0 0 3 0
Antler, p. 2 110 10
Totals .34 6. 7 24 13 5
Gadsden— AH. R. IT. O. A. E.
Guiterez, 3b. 4 2 1110
Relnecke, ss. 4 2 l 3 1 0
Williams, lb. 5 1 3 9 0 0
Randall, cf. 3 2 3 2 0 0
Pezold, If. 5 110 0 0
Lamar, 2b. 5 1 0 3 5 1
Werner, rf. 4 1 2 2 0 0
Jorda, c..,..5 o 2 7 0 0
Sigman, p. 4 0 0 0 2 0
Totals .39 10 33 27 6 J
Score by innings:
Anniston . 200 000 400— 0
Gadsden . 500 040 01*—10
. SUMMARY.
Two Base Hits—Jorda, Williams (2),
Guiterez, E. Henry.
Three Base Hits—Randall (2).
Stolen Rases—Williams, Pezold.
Double Plays—Boykin to Reinecke to
Williams.
Sacrifice Fly—Jeffries.
Base on Balls—Off Sigman, 3; off
Sehemher, 4; off Antler, 3.
Deft on Bases—Gadsden 8, Anniston 6.
Hit by Pitched Ball—Sigman fE. Hen
ry, Shepherd).
Hits—Off Sehemher, 11 in 5 innings: off
Antler, 2 in 4 innings.
Struck Out—By Sigman 6, by Sehemher
4, by Antler 2.
Wild Pitch—Sigman.
Time of Game—1:50.
Umpire—Cole.
Opelika Beaten Again
Talladega, May «.— (Special.)—In a
12-inning battle today the Indians de
feated the Opelikans by a score of 3
to 2. Opelika's only runs were made
on three hits. Talladega scored in the
second and third. Then there was noth
ing doing until the twelfth when Reese
doubled to left and scored on a single
to left by Sample. The work of Hig
gins at short and Dawson at second
were the features of the game. Score:
Opelika— AH. R. H. O. A.
Blackwell, ss. .. 6 1 1 3 0 a
Thomas, If.5 0 1 2 u tj
llarbison, rf. ., . 5 1 1 0 0 i
Ragsdale, ct. ... 4 0 1 4 (> 0
Glass. 3b.6 0 1 1 1 0
Swartz, lb.4 a a 13 2 n
Wagner, 2b. 4 0 1 4 3 0
Chase, c. 3 0 0 7 2 1
Murphy, p. 4 0 1 1 8 0
Totals . 41 2 8 36 16 2
Talladega— AR. R. H. O. A. E.
Rinser, lb.2 a a Hi a a
Reese, If.4 1 1 a a 0
Sample, cf.S 1 1 2 a 0
Chambers, 3b. ... 4 a a 2 3 2
Camp, rf.4 a 2 3 1 a
1 nwson, 2b. ... 4 a 1 2 3 0
Higgins, ss.R 1 1 4 3 t
/.wald, c. 3 0 1 12 a 0
Cantley, p.4 0 0 1 2 0
Totals . 33 3 7 36 12 3
SUMMARY.
Two Base Hit—Reese.
Bases on Balls—Murphy 8, Cantley 3.
Struck Out—Murphy R, Cantley 10.
Wild Pitch—Murphy.
Hit by riteher—Murphy, Zwald. Cant
ley, Ragsdale.
Stolen Bases—Murphy, Reese, Sam
ple. Higgins.
Umpire-—Wllkerson.
American Association
Milwaukee 9, Minneapolis 7.
No other games scheduled.
FEDERAL LEAGUE
Cleveland 1, Covington 2.
Pittsburg 5, Indianapolis 9.
No other games scheduled.
S-'l_ . ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ -
CADILLAC CARS
FOR RENT
Call Day or Night
JENKINS TAXICAB
COMPANY
HENRY I„ JENKINS, Prop.
315 N. 20th St., or Phone
Main 1375
CARS RENTED HY THE
HOl'B OR DAY
PRESIDENT LYNCH OF NATION
AL LEAGUE SAYS HIS OFFI
CIALS CANNOT GO WHERE I
GAMBLING OCCURS—STATE
MENT ISSUED
New York, May 6.—President Lynch
of the National league announced to
night that he had dismissed Umpire »\
P.. Owens for violation of the rules of
deportment. The violation alleged con
sisted In entering a gambling resort
In making the announcement President
Lynch said:
"Umpires in the National league by
t’r.eir deportment on and off the ball
field are supposed to add dignity to
their positions as representatives of tin
league. They are backed up by the
president in the discharge of their du
ties and in order to gain and hold the
respect of the players, the press and
the public it is most essential that their
conduct at all times bo above reproach.
“Mr. Owens, by his action, has for
feited the right to tlie protection af
forded him by the president of the
league and for the good of tlie game he
is discharged.”
MOBILE DISPOSES
OF CRACKS AGAIN
Mobile, May 5.—Mobile made it three
in a row from Atlanta by winning to
days game, score 6 to 3, and further
tightened its hold on first place. Baus«*
wein Was hit for a double and a sin
gle in the first which, with a pass,
netted two runs and in the second a
double, two singes and a walk scored
two more. After that Bausewein pitched
good ball. Hogg was a puzzle for the
first six innings, Atlanta getting six
>f their hits and their three runs in the
last three innings. Bausewein is the
first Atlanta pitcher to finish a game
against Mobile. The locals registered
their daily home run, Schmidt hitting
for the circuit in the eighth. Rohe, re
cently signed by Atlanta, played right
field. The victory makes six straight
for Pitcher Hogg, as yet undefeated
this season. Score:
Mobile— AB. R. H. O. A. E.
.Stock, ss. 4 1 2 2 3 1
Starr. 2 b.3 1 1 0 3 0
O’Dell, 3b. 4 0 2 1 2 1
Jacobson, cf. ... 4 1 o 1 o 0
Robertson, lb. .. 4 0 1 12 1 u
Clark. If.4 ft 1 ft o 0
Campbell, rf.3 1 1 6 0 ft
Schmidt, c.4 1 2 4 ft ft
Hogg, p. 3 1 ft 1 3 ft
Totals . 33 6 10 27 12 2
Atlanta— AB. R. H. O. A. K.
Long, If.5 ft 2 1 1 1
Agler, lb.4 ft l 8 ft a
Alpermann, 2b. .40111ft
Welchonce. cf. . . I 1 2 2 ft 0 ;
Smith, 3b.3 ft 2 3 2 (I ;
Bisland. ss.4 ft ft 2 2 1
Rohe, rf.4 ft ft l ft (i
Graham, c. 4 1 l t; i o
Bausewein, p. . . 3 1 l ft o o
•Dunn .1 ft 0 ft o o
Totals . 36 3 10 2 4 13 2
*—Hit for Bausewein In ninth.
Score by innings:
Mobile . 220 000 11*—(,
Atlanta . 000 000 210—2
SUMMARY.
Home run—Schmidt.
Three Base Hit—Robertson.
Two Base Hits—Clark, Campbell,
Welchonce.
Sacrifice Hit—Smith.
Stolen Bases—Stock 2, Campbell.
Double Play—Hogg to Robertson.
struck Out—Hogg 2. Bausewein 3.
Bases on Balls—Hogg 1, Bausewein 5.
Wild Pitch—Hogg.
Deft on R.ises—Mobile 6. Atlanta 7.
Time—2:00.
Umpires—Rudderham and Fifield.
SCHWARTZ S SINGLE
BEATS THE TURTLES
Memphis. May 6.—Bunched hits in the
first inning gave Nashville the long end
of a 2 to 1. score over Memphis today.
Schwartz's single brought in both the
runs. Four of the six Nashville hits
came in the first inning. After that Har
rell was master, but Beck, pitching for
tlie visitors, was steady throughout and
Merritt was the only player of the home
team to score. Seabotigh's sacrifice made
this run possible. Ward of Memphis,
three times up hit safely each time.
Score:
Nashville— AH. R. H. O. A. E.
Daley, if. 4 1 l i 0 0
Goalby, 2b. 3 0 0 3 6 0
Gallahan, cf. ... * 0 1 l 0 0
Perry, 3b. 4 1 l 2 2 0
Schwartz, lb. ... 3 0 1 11 0 0
Young, rf. . 4 0 l 3 1 0
Lindsay, ss. 4 0 0 3 4 2
Noyes, c. 2 0 1 3 2 0
Beck, p. .. 3 0 0 0 4 0
Totals .31 2 6 27 18 2
Memphis— AB. R. H. O. A. E.
Shanley, 2b.5 0 0 l 0 0
Baerwald, rf. ... 4 0 1 3 0 O'
Love, cf.3 0 0 4 0 0
Ward. 3b. 3 0 8 1 l 0
Abstein, lb. 4 0 0 8 0 0
Merltt. If. 3 1 2 4 0 1
Butler, ..3 0 1 1 3 0
Seabough, c. 3 0 2 5 3 0
Harrell, p. 3 0 1 0 l 0
♦Snell . 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals .32 1 10 27 8 l
♦Hit for Harrell In ninth.
Score hy innings:
Nashville .200 000 000—2
Memphis .010 000 000—1
SUMMARY.
Two Base Hits—Butler, Harrell.
Sacrifice Hits—Goalby, Butler, Sea
bough.
Stolen Baser - Perry, Love, Ward.
Double Plays—Seahough to Ward;
Young to Perry; Lindsay to Goalby to
Schawrtz.
Passed Balls—Seahough.
Base on Balls—Off Harrell 2, off
Beck 2.
Struck Out—By Harrell 3, by Beck 1.
Time—1:46.
Umpires—Hart and Stockdale.
COLLEGE GAMES
At Athens, Ga.; Washington and Lee
1, University of Georgia 14.
At Ann Arbor, Mich.; Washington and
Jefferson 2. -Michigan 9.
At Cambridge, Mass.; LaFa.vetto 4,
Harvard 2.
At Ithaca: Cornell 6, Penn State 3.
Cotton States League
Jackson-Meridian, rain.
Pensacola 13, Columbua (,
WHEN m STOPS
i
Locals With Hardgrove Up
Annexed One Run in Half
Inning—McIntyre Hit
SOITIIERN LEAGUE STANDING
Phiyeil. Won. Boat. Pet.
Mobllo . 28 20 8 .731
Atiunia .. 2 4 IA 10 .aS3
Nashville . 23 l? 11 .53U
Birmingham . .4ll 22 10 12 .455
Montgomery . 23 10 13 .135
Memphis . 23 U) 13 .435
L'lattaiiuoaa . 24 30 14 .417
Now Orleans . 23 9 3 4 .391
Yc.-terday’s Results
Mobile 6, Atlanta 3.
< 'hattanuoga ;> Montgomery 1.
Nashville 2. Memphis 1.
Barnes Today
Binnine n in Now Orleans.
Atlarta in Mobile.
Nashville in Memphis.
Chattanooga in Montgomery.
New Orleans, May 8. Very fortunately
for the Pelicans, rain stopped the game
this afternoon after only half an inning
had been pl;,\ed. in that brief spare of
time the Barons had hitched on to the
curves of 'And an e 'Aarry McIntyre-,
and put one run across tne counter.
Frank considers the rain of this after
noon his best j.i. - e of luck since the lie
ginning oi this inauspicious season. AH
of the Pelir, following the postpone
ment were delirious with joy. McIntyre
started for the Pels, with Yantz behind
the bat. Hardgrovand Mayer was the
Birmingham batt-ei y.
TALLADEGA CASES
ARE DISPOSED OF
BY COMMISSION
Auburn, N. Y.. May 6.—The following
decisions were handed down by (he na
tional board of aiidtration governing
minor baseball leagues today:
Awards: Services, Kills Woodruff to
Talladega, Alabama; Billing, to Bonham,
Tex.
Applications to be free agent granted:
Ft. J. Lattlmer, from Nashville; I. V.
Hamilton, from Albany. Ha.; Herbert
Martin, from Newport News.
Applications disallowed: J. B. Harhi
son and William Schwartz, against Tal
ladega: J. J. Higgins against Selina.
Claim granted: Herbert Martin against
Newport News, for salary.
JAPAN WOULD PLAY
A MERICA N l NIVERSITY
Seattle, May fi.—Meiji university of
Tokio today cabled the University of
Washington baseball nine an invitation
to visit Japan and play a series of
games with Meiji. The'Japanese offered
to pay the Americans’ expenses If they
leave here August G and return to
Seattle by October 2 L Consent of the
faculty will be soyght.
CHANCE THINKS CHASE IS
WORTH COBB AND CRAWFORD;
DETROIT SCRIBES REBUKED
Detroit, May 6.—When the New
i'ork American league team reached
Detroit this afternoon Manager Frank
Chance was asked if there was a pos
sibility that First Baseman Hal Chase
might be traded to the Detroit team.
■'I am willing to trade Chase to De
troit provided t get a fair exchange,**
said Chance.
“What do you consider a fair ex
change?’ lie was asked.
"I can't tell. I know of hut two men
Mm the Detroit team—Crawfortf and
Cobb.”
“Would you trade Chase for Craw
ford
Chance shook his head.
Would you trade him for Cobb?"
"No.”
‘ Well, who would you trade him for?**
“There are two men on the Detroit
team who would comprise a fair ex
change.“
from this conversation it would seem
that Manager Chance was not very will
ing tu consider a deni for Chase.
.“livery team in the league would be
very willing to take Chase but. none of
Cum is willing to give me more than
throe or four .substitute players in ex
change," said Chance.
HOWARD AGAIN DEFEATS
THE BIRMINGHAM COLLEGE
Howard again swamped Birmingham
college in the second baseball game ot’ the
series to the tune-of IB to I. Monet hi
pitched a good game for Howard and
kept Ids hits well scattered except in tic*
first Inning. In the fourth and fifth in
nings he only threw seven balls, retiring
(he six men that faced him in one, tu »
three order. In the sixth inning, wltu
the bases full and none out, be pulled mi;
of the hole by striking out two and caus
ing the third to pop up. Goodwin and
Griffin starred In the field for Howard,
while Blaekwelder, Griffin and Dunning
"ere the heavy hitters, each getting three
hit:--. .Jones, shortstop for Birmingham
• oliege, fielded* excellently, while P. Da
venport and Norton hit well.
Following is the score by innings:
H.H.E.
Howard .003 205 *>**—16 is 3
Birmingham College .. 202 000 000— 4 9 o
Butteries: Howard, Moncrief and Tis
dale: Birmingham < ollege, Sandlin, Tuck
er, <Walton and Robertson. Umpires,
Washburn and Watters.
The. same teams will play on Howard
diamond at East Lake this afternoon.
EIGHT STARTERS
KENTUCKY DERBY
LouifivHle, May G. It was regarded as
practically certain here today that the
renewal of the Kentucky Derby class,
May 10, would see at least eight starters
at the barrier, the largest derby Held
since 1909, when ten 3-year-olds wont t >
the post.
The horses regarded as certain starters
and their owners are:
Ten Point, A. L. Aste, Foundation, C.
\V. McKenna; Leochares, ,1. W. Schorr; |
Yankee Notions, H. K. Knapp; Lord
Marshall, J. O. and G. If. Keene, Doner
ail. T. P. Hayes; Prince Hcrtnis, Lew
Marion, and Jimmy Gill, owned by Doer
hoefer and West. It was still uncertain
whether C. K. Bushmeir's Mawthorno,
mentioned as a prominent oontendor.;
would start. Although tire announce-j
ment was made from the Lexington stn-i
bles where the horse has been sick for
several days, that he hail completely re
covered. With eight starters the derby
would he worth $1750 to the winner.
APPALACHIAN WILL
OPEN UP THURSDAY
Knoxville, Tenn., May G. The Appa
lachian league starts Its third season
Thursday, May 8, a 102-game schedule
having been arranged. Bristol, Johnson
City, Cleveland and Knoxville, Tenn.,
Rome, Ga., and Middlesborn, Ky., com
pose the circuit. Rome and Middlesboro
succeed Morristown, Tenn., and Ashe
ville, x. which dropped out of the
league at its annual meeting. Asheville
entering the Carolina association. Mid
dlesboro opens at Knoxville, Cleveland
at Rome and Johnson City at Bristol.
In the Inst named city the pennant of
the 1912 season will be raised.
ELBERFELD WANTS
NEW OUTFIELDER
Chattanooga, May 6.—(Special.)—Elber
feld is not yet satisfied with his outfield,
this department having occasioned him
worry since tiie club was first assembled
for spring practice. Feft field is tne
source of worry, to be more exact, as
Elston in right and King in renter are
fixtures, including Ilarblson, who is now
covering tlie sinister field, six men have
attempted to perform in this section of
the outer defense without meeting with
the approval of the “Kid."
Elberfeld, however, is not satisfied
with Harbison; not that ''Dug" cannot
field the berth most acceptably in the
pinch, but the "Kid" wants a regular
('lass A gardener. Furthermore, tie
wants a regular utility man.
Elberfeld made an attempt to secure
Maloney, but the ex-Gull, who was a
free agent, signed with the. Forth Worth
club of the Texas league, before the lo
cals could secure his services. At the
time waivers were asked on Maloney,
Cruise looked like a million dollars, and
tile locals passed up their chance.
Georgia Still Mops
Athena, Ou.f M i.v 6.—Georgia univer
sity again defeated Washington and Fea
university here today, the score being
It to 1. Heavy hitting characterized the
play of the Georgia nine. 11 safeties be
ing made off Bower. Twelve errors by
the visitors also contributed to the home
team’s victory. Score: R.k._./
(Washington and I^ee. 1 4 v/
Georgia ..1Vli* l
Batteries: Rower and Dunahuev ^Jiorrla
j and Huchens.
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