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! WHITE SOX CAPTURE : OPENING BATTLE OF \ INTER-CITY SERIES Mathewson Leads Giants To Victory CORSAIRS AT LASf GAIN DECISION OVE SPEEDY NAP CRE^ PLANK WEAKENS IN TENTH AND | GIANTS TAKE THRILLING GAME Mathewson’s Single Breaks Up Game—Error By Collins Al lows Two Runs—Plank and Mathewson in Great Form. Athletics Throw Away Chance in Ninth to Capture Battle—Burns and Wiltse Play in Splendid Style Philadelphia, October 8.—Christy Mathewson, master ma nipulator of the baseball, led the New York Giants to victory at Shibe park today when he shut out the Philadelphia Athletics in a 10-inning battle by a U to 0 score -in the second game of the world’s series. Hero of-a decade of league and world’s championship play, the famous veteran rose to the highest pin nacle of his diamond career by an exhibition of all round play that wrung volleys of applause from the 20,000 Athletic sup porters who were massed in the. stands and bleachers expecting to witness a second triumph for the standard bearers of the American league. Box score experts will point to their figures to prove that 11 other Giants were instrumental in winning the second contest of the series, but the Philadelphia fans wrho filed sadly out of the Athletics ball park spoke only of Mathewson. For a trifle over two hours and 20 minutes the man whose requiem was sung by thousands pf fans after the final game against the Boston Red Sox in the world’s series of 1912 turned back the hard hitting Athletics without a semblance of a break. Then when he saw that his team mates could not wrest victory from Plank, he took his bat and drove in the run v I t won the game. Spurred on by his example, the other Giants added two more to clinch the contest, but they were not needed. Mathewson was the master to the end, Oldrlng, Collins nnd Baker being unable to drive the ball outside the diamond In tho tenth and final inning, altlibugh 20,000 adherents pleaded for a lilt that might start a winning rally. As a result of Mathewson's prowess the Giants went back to New York tonight on even terms with the Athletics and the struggle will be renewed at the Polo grounds tomorrow. If the weather man so wills, with the two teams in comparatively the same position they wer% before they crossed bats for the ' 1913 title. Ideal Battle Regardless ot the disappointment of the outcome of the game as viewed from a Philadelphia standpoint, not a single one of the thousands of specta tors who witnessed the game regretted the hours spent in stands or bleachers. As an exhibition of high class baseball and sensational pl%y the game was all that an ideal world's championship contest should be in fiction or reality. For nine innings the rival clubs bat tled without advantage, brilliant field ing arid thrilling coupes shutting out runs that appeared assured. In the tenth, with the shades of darkness set tling over tlie park, the hero of the game terminated the contest lust as the dramatist would have staged the final scene. The Athletics had a chance to • win In the ninth and many thought poor generalship on the beach and coaching lines threw' away the one op portunity that the fortunes of base ball cast their way. Both Mathewson and Plank had twirled a game that was little short of wonderful up to this point and Plank was beginning to -falter under the strain. Th^ir team mates, too, w'erc ttremble with the responsibilities that each inning was heaping on their shoulders. Athletics* Lone Chance With the Athletics at bat in the last half of the ninth and but a solitary run needed to close the contest, Strung opened with a single past second. Barry bunted toward Doyle, who ran in and scooped the ball up, whirled and threw wild past Wlltse at first in an attempt to catch the Athletics’ shortstop. The oall sailed clear to the lightfleld grandstand, while Strunk and Barry • rustled around the bases. Strunk was held at third when he had ample time to score. It was the Athletics* lone chance, for Wlltse and Mathewson cut down three Athletics In a row imme diately after by a brilliant exhibition of infielding and then came the Giants' rush to victory. Larry McLean, who substituted for Meyers after the Indian split his finger in practice, singled to rightfield in ihe tenth Inning. Grant ran for him and reached second on Wiltse’s sacrifice. Mathewson then clinched the game with his clean smash to center, on which Grant scored. Right here the Athletics cracked. Herzog hit to Col lins. wiio threw to Barry to catch Mathewson at second. Apparently Barry was unable to see the ball except to dodge it as it flashed by on the way to leftfield. Mathewson and Ilerzog [gained an additional base on the mis play. Plank hit Doyle, filling the bases. Fletcher followed with a bounder over Baker’s head, scoring Mathewson and Herzog, and the Giants had two more runs than were needed, as it ulti mately proved, to win the game. learns Evenly Matched Aside from the brilliancy of Mathew son, the two teams were evenjy matched. Flank was not quite as steady as his rival in the box, giving two bases on balls and bitting one batter to Mathew son’s solitary pass. The plants secured seven hits off Plank to the Athletics’ eight from Mathewson* who struck out live batters to Plank’s six. New York had eight left on bases to Philadelphia’s 10. Fletcher, McLean and Mathewson se cured two hits each, a total of six out of j the seven recorded by the Giants. Baker j was the only Athletic player to get to I Mathewson for more than one hit, the ! home run batsman being credited with j two. | Had it not been for Mathewson’s ro I markable exhibition in the box and at bat, George Wlltse would have been hailed as the star of the game. As it was, his play was such that it brought him congratulations from both players and fans. Substituted for Snodgrass, first as runner and then at first base in the third inning, he played a game that equalled anything that Merkle, the Giants’ regular, has shown this season. As if to test his courage and stamina, ball after ball was Hashed his way during -the next seven innings. Not an error or a flaw marred his work, and the climax came in the ninth, when he cut two Athletics down at the plate and took Mathewson’s throw ut first for the third out. According to the figures of the national j commission, 20,563 person* paid admission to witness the game, the receipts amount j ing to $49,640, compared with the records | of the first game here in 1911, the attend ance was approximately $5000 less, but the I receipts $6000 greater, due to the in j crease in prices for seats this season. Many See Game Free Probably 4000 more saw the game from points of vantage outside the park. The i two rows of brick houses that overlook Shibe park on two sides were literally ! swarming with spectators. On roofs and j porches temporary stands had been erect ed, an4 these were black with men and i boys who climbed through windows and NOTE the style in the new LION ‘SHADOW/ And the LION comfort features make ‘SHADOW* one of the easiest collars smart dress ers have ever worn. Has the famous "Slip-Over” button-hole, “Easy-Tie-Slide" space and “ Pliable-Points.” 6 for 75c—2 for 25c. &//oh Collars OJdest Bnuid In America UNITED SHIRT U COLLAR CO., Makers. 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Philadelphia ., 4 0 1 .250 Lapp. Philadelphia .... 4 0 1 .260 Murray. New York _ S o 2 .250 Doyle. New York . X o 2 .250 Plank, Philadelphia _ 4 0 1 .250 Barry, Philadelphia _ X 1 2 .250 Oldrlng, Philadelphia .. 9. 0 2 .224 Mclnnis. Philadelphia ..7 w 1 .144 Strunk, Philadelphia_ 7 #t 1 .14: Burns, New York . S *0 1 .125 | F.. Murphy, Philadelphia S 0 l .125 Shafer, New York .... lo i i .ino ; Bender, Philadelphia_ 4 0 0 .000 Marquard, New' York.. 0 0 o .000 Wilson, New York . o (I 0 .ouo Wiltse, New' York . 2 o <i .noo J Crandall, New York .... 1 o 0 .099 Meyers, New York . 4 0 o .004 Tesreau, New York _ o o 0 .000 ....... roof scuttles to the tiers of pine benches, paying the thrifty -householders 50 cents to $1 for tiie privilege. In other respects the scenes attendant on the gathering of the fans were much the same as at the opening game in New York, except upon a smaller scale. Bodies of men and boys stood all night in the drizzle awaiting the opening of the gates to the bleachers, and long before noon this section of the stands was crowded to its utmost capacity. The grandstand seats all being reserved, the holders of these I coupons gathered slowly, and it was not j until the second inning that the vacancies were filled. Outside the park thousands stood throughout the game, echoing the cheers of those within, while automobiles lined the streets for several squares about the baseball arena. The spectators w-ere no ticeably fair in their treatment of the players of the two clubs, applauding j every good play regardless of whether I made by Athletic or Giant. Naturally they rooted hardest for an Athletic vie- ; tory, but when h. was seen that Mathew son was invulnerable, the thousands rose 1 up and cheered the old master In a way that could not have been surpassed even at the Polo grounds. Herzog First Batter | After the conferences between umpires land Manager McGraw and Captain Dan Murphy were over, the Athletics took the jfleld and Herzog led off for New York. After -having two balls and a strike, Her t zog sent a high fly to Collins and was out ! amid the cheers of the crowd. Captain [ Doyle drove a fly to Strunk in center | field and Fletcher ended the inning by I falling a victim to strikes. The home rooters cheered Eddie Mur phy as he faced the old. reliable Mathew— son. His first pitch, unusual fpr him in a world's series game, was a ball, but the second was a strike, and then Mur phy sent a slow grounder to Doyle. The New York captain, in his anxiety to make a quick throw to head off the fleet run ner, let the ball go betw-een bis legs and Murphy was safe. Reuben Oldring wait ed for what he wanted and slashed a sin gle to left field, sending Murphy dowrn to second base. Then Collins did what every body expected him to do—sacrificed. Snod grass to Doyle, advancing both team mates. “Hit ’er out Baker,’’ shouted the i Athletic rooters as Hie home run hero* I stepped to the plate, picked up some dirt ! and rubbed it on his hands. Matftewson, unperturbed, pitched a wide out shoot for Baker to bat at, but the slugger let it go by for a ball. The crow shouted, but the “old master” quickly had two strikes on him by Baker fouling the ball. On the next, pitch the hard hitting third base man w as out on strikes. "You didn’t .do it that time,” shouted someone from the stand behind the Giants’ bench. Mcln nis filed to Burns, leaving Murphy and Oldring stranded on the bases. Giants Lasy in second Burns was the first man up for New York in the* second inning, struck out on Plank’s cross lire halls. Shafer hit up a long fly that fell into Murphy's hands, and Murray was quickly disposed of by Plank, who struck him out. Plank was going good, and it looked as if the game would settle down to a pitchers' Battle. The Athletics did not trouble Mathew son in the second Inning as much as they did In the first. Strunk shot a grounder tdkBoyle, who got the ball cleanly this time and tossed the fast center fielder out by Inches. Burns took care of Barry's high fly and Lapp went out by the strike out route. The best that I.arry McLean qould do when lie came to hat In the third inning for New York was to pop up a fly tu Barry. Shodgvass shot a single Into left Held and the crowd got its first good idea of the New Yorker's "Charley horse,” for he hobbled slowly to first. With Mathew son at bat, Plank had little fear of Snod grass trying to steal, even though he took a long lead off the base. The Philadelphia battery noticed this and Plank sent up a very wide outshoot whiqh Lapp shot to Mclnni*, but Snod grass was easily under the throw, and safe at tho bag. Mathewson drove a long single to center field and Snodgrass ran as fast as he could and just beat tho throw-ln In to third, the Giants' pitcher going to second on the throw. Wlltse here replaced the crippled Snodgrass. Herzog hounded a grounder to Plank, who caught Wlltse between third and home and he was run down by Lapp who raced almost to third to get him. Mathewson moved up to third on the play and Herzog took second. The Athletics Infield played in to get the nearest runner, but they did not have to do this for Boyle filed out to Oldring after having three- balls and two strikes. AtmeucB tjuiciuy uispusea ui The American league champions were quickly disposed of In their half of the third. Plank was tlirowp out. Doyle to Wiltse, who replaced Snodgrass at first base. Eddie Murphy changing his style of play,»tried to get away with a safe bunt, but Mathewson fielded the ball In fine style and got the runner at first. Oldring shot a fast grounded to Herzog, whoi made a pretty throw to Wiltse, re tiring the side. New York rooters shouted for Fletcher to ’'start something” when he went to hat In the fourth inning and he responded by slashing the ball to Barry who made a fine stop and throw to first, getting the hall there ahead of the runner. Burns, still unable to solve the puzzling 'cross fire balls of Plank, struck out for the secortd time amid much cheering on the part of the home crowd. Shafer hit a grounder to Baker, who had lots of time to get the ball to first, but threw low and Shafer was safe on the error. MoGraw, who was coaching at first base, said something to Shafer and a moment later he darted for second In an attempted steal, but LappN throw to Collins beat him and he was out. Baker Singles Sharply In the Athletics’ half of the fourth, Collins hit tokllathewson and was out at first Baker brought the fans to their feet by driving a hot single to right field. Doyle got his fingers on It as It shot past him on his left side, but only Reflected the ball. Baker went to second on Mclnnlf’ out, Doyle to Wiltse. Mathewson had two strlkea on Strunk Y> MASTER OF ATHLETICS • Chrisxx 'Mathe-vtaoj-j., I’itehing In prime form (lie “Old Hunter” arose (o' (lie highest pin naele of Ills diamond career yesterday afternoon by giving one of (he greatest exhibitions in pitehliig ever seen on a baseball diamond. Through out the great struggle Hnttv ««n master of the situation and at limes (he mighty Athletie sluggers were helpless before his pn/./.llng beuders. when he lost hip sense of location for a moment and the Athletic batter got the first base on balls of the game. With two smart runners on the bases and a brainy m$n at the bat the crowd shouted for u run. The runners were off with the pitch and Barry hit the'ball, but it bounded slowly to second where Doyle scooped it and touched second, retiring the side. This was the second time in four innings that the Athletic^ had two men left on the bases. New York managed to get two men on the bases in the fifth inning after which Plank tightened up. Murray drove a fly to left which Oldring easily held and McLean got his first hit of the game toy smashing a single close along the third base foul line. Wiltse failed to advance him by striking out. Mathewson worked Plank for a base on balls. It was then up to Herpog, but the third baseman drove one at Collins and he was out at 'first. Burns Makes Circus Catch Catcher Lapp was an easy out at first in Philadelphia’s iifth. Plank rammed a single between first and second. He was left there, however, as Murphy drove a long fly to Burns, who hacked almost to the bleacher seats in left field to make the catch and Oldring was thrown out at first by Fletcner. The sixth inning was qujeklv over. Both pitchers were going in magnifi -cent style. Doyle sent a weak bounder to Plank and was tossed out. Fletcher sent up a high foul that Mclnnis got under and he was out. Murphy took care of Burns’ long fly’. In the Athletics’ half, Umpire Con nolly was hooted when he called Col lins' grounder a foul. The bail was bounding along the third base foul line when Herzog got it and dropped it, the ball falling on foul territory. Jt was the second strike on Collins and he was called out on strikes, as Matliewson shot the next ball across the plate. Baker drove a wicked grounder that looked as if it w’ould go U> center field, but Fletcher managed to* get up to it, as the hall shot over second and made a fine throw to first while on the Ain. This was one of the best filedirig plays of the game and brought forth much cheering. Mclnnis struck out. In the seventh Inning Shafer, for New York, filed to Strunk. Murray put up a fly that Barry took in without any trouble. McLean drove a long fly tc i Oldring. Burns Stars Again One of the best catches of the day was made by’ Burns, who ran in and got Strunk’s short fly almost off the ground. Barry hit to Herzog, who made a pretty’ throw to first ahead of the runner. Lapp shot a single past Wiltse, but was left on first when Plank sent up a pop fly to Fletcher. With the eighth inning beginning and both pitchers going as well as wrhen they started, it looked like extia innings. A light mist spread ever the ball park, giving the two pitchers a little more advantage over the batters. Wiltse opened New York’s half by go ing out, Collins to Mclnnis. Mathew son, who seemed to have no trouble in hitting Plank, smashed a hard drive to right field. Murphy barely got up to the ball, picked it off his shou lops and turned a somersault. He held the ball, however, and Umpire Kgan, who was in right field, signalled that Murphy had made the out. * Herzog hit a high fly to center field ' for w hich Strunk had to do some' sprinting to get. Matty Gets Into Trouble Mathew’son’s first real trouolc came in the eighth inning, with tne top of the Athletics’ hatting order up. Mur phy grounded out to Wiltse, who was playing a fine game around fiist bag. Oldring w’as the second out, Fletcher to Wiltse. CoFins brought the crowd to its feet b shooting a single into left field. AHaln the cry came for Baker to hit a home run and he icsponded W From Old Kaintuck 1 To Alabam W A Ddifktful High Gradt WhiiLt; ■ ht .p i. Ike C-d Old lUtek? M Vir wkk * Hick Melew FImr 9 Tki Urn. Try N. If. FU 9 In Quart*, Pints and Half Pints m At All First Class Osalsrs 1 Trost BroSr UMk I^ _ 199901 with a sharp single to left field. Col lins being held on second. AlcTnnis ended the inning by forcing Collins ai third, Herzog making the out unas sisted. * The ninth inning opened with l)oyl« flying out to Strunk. Fletcher brought cheers for the Giants’ supporters b> hitting to center field for the base. Burns received a base on balls and Fletcher moved to second. There was some excitement on the Giants’ bench at the prospect of scoring, but the New York players were doomed to disap pointment. Shafer flied to Old ring, and Murray, amid tremendous cheering, sen; up a fly to Murphy. Athletics throw Away Chances Then came the Athletics’ ninth in which they had golden opportunities to win the game. The crowd rose to its feet as | Strunk singled to center. Barry, in at - | tempting to sacrifice him. hit *.1 slow I bounder toward second and Doyle run ning in picked up the hall and tossed it to first as Barry Hashed over the buy,. The throw was bad and Barry r^ieed to second and Strunk went on to third. There was a chance for Strunk to s .ore, but he was held ut third, it looked like a sure victory for the Athletics. Ail the [New York infield surrounded MtUhevv: on and after a short.' conference the big pitcher again went into the box. Lapp hit weakly to Wiltse and the latter"shot the ball to McLean as Strunk runned to the plate. McLean easily put the ;»all on the runner and he was out, Strunk not touching the plate as he slid pan ;t. Barry moved up to third on the out. The •excitement was great among the crowd. It was expected that Manager Mack would send in a pinch hitter for Plank. Plank, after reaching the plate, was called away, but Mack decided to let the pitcher hut. Plank hit to Wiltse, who shot Che ball to McLean, catching Barry coming home. Barry darted back toward third and Mc Lean threw the ball to Herzog, who then returned It to Mathewson down the. line find Barry was touc-ned out. Lapp reached third and Plank second. Murphy ended the inning by sending an easy grounder to Mathewson, who threw him | out. It was great pitching on the part of Mathewson and he received generous ap plause as he walked to the plate. ( Giants (Jam Victory The memorable tenth Inning saw vic tory go to the Giants. McLean opened it with a single to right, center. Grant was ordered to run for McLean and went down to second on WJItse s Bacritlce hit, Plank putting the hall on Wiltse ns he ran toward first base. Mathewsnc then came to time and won Ills game by send ing a slashing single to center He'd, on which Grant came home. Grant, -think ing the play at the plate would he close, slid in, hut he made the home base eas ily. Herzog shot a grounder ut Collins and the lRtter threw life ball to Barry to force Mathewson. Barry appeared > > lose sight of the ball anil it went over his head as Mathewson reached second and he kept on to third as the hall rolled into center field. Herzag reaching sec ond. Plank hit Doyle witli a pitched ball and the bases \veve full. Fletcher caught one of Plunk's’fast, Inshoots on the end of his hat and drove It down the thirl base line. The ball took an unexpeeto 1 bounce and shot far over Halier's hea t for a single, on which Mathewson and Herzog crossed the plate. Burns struck out for the third time and Hhafer filed to Murphy. . ! Athletics Fail in Tenth i Mathewson held the Athletics safe in their half of the inning. Oldring went i out, Herzog to Wiltse; Collins struck out j and Doyle picked up Baker’s grounder ! and tossed him out at first. The paid attendance at today’s game ; was 20,563. Total receipts amounted to 149,040. of whfef h the national commission received $4091. Each club's share was $8935.20. and the players received $37,230. Each team has now won a game and the third contest will be played in New York tomorrow. Today’s official score: New York— AB. It. H. O. A. E. ' Herzog, 3b. . 5 1 0 /l 4 0 Doyle, 2b. 4 0 0 3 5 2 Fletcher, ss. 5 0 2 1 3 o Burns, If. 4 0 0 4 0 0 Shafer, cf. 5 0 0 0 o 0 Murray, rf. 4 o o o o o McLean, c. 4 0 2 5 1 0 ••Grant . 0 1 o 0 n o Wilson, c. 0 0 0 2 0 0 Snodgrass, lb. 1 0 l 1 0 0 •Wiltse, lb. 2 0 o 12 3 o Mathewson, p. 3 12 13 0 Totals . 35 3 7 30 20 2 •Ran for Snodgrass in second inning. ••Ran for McLean in tenth. Philadelphia— AB. If. H. O. A. U E. Murphy, rf. 5 0 0 5 0 0 Oldring, If. 5 0 1 4 0 0 Collins, 2b. 4 0 1 2 2 1 Baker, 3b. 5 0 2 0 0 1 MclTinls. lb. 4 0 0 5 0 0 Strunk, cf. 3 0 1 4 0 0 Barry, ss...., 4 0 1 2 1 0 Lapp, c. 4 0 1 7 1 0 Plank, p. 4 0 112 0 Totals . 38 0 8 30 6 2 Score by innings: New York . 000 000 000 3—3 Philadelphia . 000 000 000 0-0 Summitry: Sacrifice hits, Collins, Wiltse. Bases on balls, Mathewson 1, Plapk 2. Hit by pitcher, Plank (Doyle). Struck out. Plank 6, Mathewson 5. Time,\2:22. Um pires, Connolly back of bat, Rigler on bases, Egan in right held, Klem in left field. TULANE ELEVEN HARD AT WORK Coach Hoffman Puts the Players Through Hard Scrimmages New Orleans. October 8.—Scrimmaging and signal practice Constituted the pro gramme at the Tulane. stadium yester day* afternoon, and ('oath Hoffman did not spare any' one of the men. but kaj t them all at work until the coming of darkness forced the players to stop. Pete Mailhea was again In the game, anti says that it would take a great deal •nor ethan merely a sprained ankle to keep him off the Held. Allan Johnson, a new man, was ou’ on the field, and Coach Hoffman gave him a chance to show what he could do. in scrimmage. Johnson has played some , football with the University of T^xas, where lie played on the line with ilie j second team, and he .-uvnta to kr.« \\ : something about the science of the game. 1 All of the men are doing their very best, for many who bellavc that though the.v might not be able to get on ihe j varsity, think that they have a good i chance to got on the second team, which is soon to take the trip to Mobile to play Springhill, and all the men are anxious to make the trip. • At signal practice the squad handled by Sumter Marks easily outshone the squads which were handled by "Pinky" Grehan and "FYeshie" Marston. it seems that Marks is at his best this year, Nund in fact it appears that his quick and snappy work is even better. He kept his squad charging up and down the Held until scrimmage, and here lie again handled his men to the best advantage. Kvery duy of practice and scrimmage is now telling as to ^hom will be the men to defend the honor of Tulane against all comers, and there will probably be some surprises tprung when Coach Hoff can lines up his team next Saturday in tin opening game of the season with .le lor son college. Harbour Elected Leader of Noogans >_ Chattanooga, October S.—(Special.) “Tex’* Harbour lias been elected captain of the University of Chattanooga eleven in place of Senter, who is now appearing beneath Heisman’s banner at Georgia Tech. Harbour Is playing bis second yeai in the Moccasin lino and has developed into a tower of strength on both the of fense and defense. Senter was elected captain last fall, but did not return to claim the honor. His Chief Concern From Judge Mis. Hemmandha v. —'If a bother man should win me would you sue him for my love? Hemmajulhaw—Yes—just for spite. Fifteen Players Signed Giant Pilot for Trip Around World After several months of planning preparation the National league team will make the trip around the world fall under the guidance of Johnny Graw has been completed. The orb intention was to have the Giants White Sox of the American league j ney abroad, but when many of the tional league champions, refused to J McQraw had to dll in with other plaj Of the 15 players signed up for the t two are Cardlna.s, one Is a Brave, } a Quaker, one a Prlate, while 10 f Giants. The personel of the team ■ given out by McQraw is as follows: I Meyers of the Giants and AVfngo of Cardinals, catchers; Mathewson. Tesrc Fromm® and Hearne of Giants, and F due of Braves. pitchers; Merklo Giants, first; Doyle Giants, seen Lobert of Phillies, third; Doolan of rates, shortstop; Magee of Cardim Snodgrass. McCormack and Thorpe Giants, outfield. l! g, | u I Jene Patten and Loeb Ba<| Again in the Game Atlantu, October S.—-Except for a f*» bruises mid minor injuries sustained Jk the game Saturday with Citadel, tbo Y® low Jackets are in great physical com® tion. 1 Captain Cook has a bruised leg tl’.o will keep him out of scrimmage for few days, while Rainey Is laid up with ■ battered knee which will keep him from hard practice this Week. Gene Patten, the star back Held ma who has been out of the game for s*3\ eral weeks with an injured knee, ar Loeb, center, got. into their Hrst serin mage yesterday afternoon. The return * these two stars has put ginger into th squad ami all of the men are hi big spirits. 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