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THE QGDEN STANDARD, OQDEN, UTAjATURDAY, MAY 24, 1913. 9
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JOHNSON KING OF 'EM ALL, SAYS GRIFFITH ill WALTER JOHN SON, AS HE APPEARS ON THE BENCH AND IN ACTION. mm When the season of 1813 .:lose.i Walter Johnson the piuhiug i her.o'aa crowned the king ol twlrlers by the loyal subjects of fandom according I to Manager Clark Griffith, who is de pending chicfl on Johnson to win the 1913 pennant of the American league for rootera at the national capital I Johnson's wonderful feot performed the very first month of the 9eason dur ing which he twirled 56 successive 1 , InningB without allowing a single op posing bat9man to score, 1b the con Tlnclng argument with which Griffith i I backs up his prediction PIPING ROCK'S LARGE PURSES I Now York, May 24 Iu the hope of M making their course one of the cen- ! ! tres of amatour racing in America, ! k the board of directors of the Piping I U Rock Racing association has anuounc- j I ed that purees and plate worth in the neighborhood of $75,000 will be dig- trlbuted among the winners at the j two race meets to be b.ld on the j track this year. In this work they have been abh assisted by men In all parts of the I In a previous statement reardln the ability of Johnson Griffith de clcred that hie great twirler had nev er extended himself to the limit In a same, that he had neer shot his fastest ball across the plate for tho approval of an opposing batter Tiv shrapnel speed of Johnson's fast bads is the terror of even the most daring batters on the other teams In h' American league, and members of the New York Giants who batted against him in tbe spring series de clare that tho big Swede can uncork more speed than any major leauo countrv, as well as by the co-opera tlon of several well-known patrons racing and breeding in Canada PpT three years to come each of these I men will tender either a purr.e of ai plate, which means that tho pro gram will be something new In thei annals of racing either In thi9 conn- j tr- or any other. The dates for the Spring meeting; are June 6, 7. and 9, when purses valued at $35 000 will be awarded to the winners Chinese laborers in Manchuria mnk'1 20 centB a day I twirler since the days of Amos Ru3ie. Johnson's contract expires at the end of this season Ho Is worth more money than he Is now getting and he intends to ask for it before signing a new contract. Hence, his anxiety to make an unusually good showing this season He wants to make tbe kind of a record that will force his club owners to accede to his demands without hesitation. His team mates say that the rangcy speed ball arils' I will this year fxeced Joe ood'.i 1912 record of Zi victories to 5 de- feats. PENNSY'S TEAM FOR BIG REGATTA Ithaca. May 24. Coach Charles Courtney has announced that hlf? final selections for the junior varsity crew that, will row against Penns Ivanla on Memorial day are Omelas3i, bow; Gracer, 2, Elllns, 3, Reevs, 4, Munoz, R, Nichols, fi, O'Brien, 7; Brooks, stroke and Murray, cox He nleo stated that the fonr-oared crew to be entered In the Intercol legiate Regatta at Poughkeepslo will be made up as follows Brown, bow, Bird, 2; Thatcher, 3, Wiscock, stroke PHILLY IS A HAPPYTOWN Fans of Quakertown Are Celebrating the Success of the Phillies and Athletics Gossip and Review of the Ma jor Leagues f BY MONTY.) New York, May 24 Philadelphia. O happy town, glee is thy name Whil other cities are filled with weeping, v. ailing and gnashing of molars, the fans of Quakertown beam forth smllo6 of bliss, for their prides, the ih letlcB and Phillies, are winning games. For over three fourths of tho time since tho season began both clubr have been In first place, and the way they loom up at present make it appear not Improbable that they will be there when the baseball year end3. The Athletics look llko a sure tl for the honor just now and the Phil lies like a ding good bet. To many the Phillies have been n surprise, but to those who have watch ed closely the progress of the team In tho last few years, they appear simply to be coming Into their own hard hitting and steady fielding hi field has been kept intact for the past three years. Luderu6. Kaaba, Dcolan and Lobert have played com slstently good ball all the way The catching staff has been praetle?.lly the same for two seasons, with Manager Pooln and Kllllfer doing the bulk of tho work, and the pitching staff and outfield are vastly improved Also tremendously superior substitutes have been lined up. Consider th'n tho fact that for three-fourths of the way the Phillies led the race of 1911 and that they fell only when broken legs, suspensions and sicklier--decimated their ranks This team much better than the one of that time-. Is considered a surprise only amon? those who fall to take cognizance of thlng9 as they are. Dooin has one of the most wonder ful pitching staffs ever gathered to-' cte'her, when Its members are In t'nc'.r stride, which they certainly arc nt present Seaton, Alexander. Chalm er9. Moore. Rl :ey and Mayor ara gems of tho first water, tho Brennan and Nelson are useful on accnalons The Giants and Pirates at the 3tart of the I sc2Cor. seemed to havo tho boat bunch es of hurlera extant, tut tf&rquftxd end Tosreau the e:ipect?d leaders of Now York corps, have gr-no to pieces ppparentiy and tho Pittsburg mound men all qfcra to have suffered kinks in rholr arms During the flrat month of the pennant gallop tho pitching of the Phillies was so good that an average of three runs a garao scored bv the Quakers would have been enough to grab victory In more, than half of tho contests One thing that has figured promi nently In tho success of Dooln's tribe to date has been its knack of winning I the close games. Whenever the team lacked about one run of enough to win. when the final iDnlngs cam" along there almost always has been some sturdy batsman who would 6tep up and slam out oas particular hit : that brought In the deciding tallies Lobert. Luderus, Cravath and Knube have figured particularly 6trongly in this claas of pinch batting and the high standing of the team at present Is due largely to their delivering In tho crucial moment The PhllllCB did not lose a 6lngle STAR OF AUSTRALIAN TENNIS TEAM H l one of their flr9t six series of tho year The best showings made by any of their rivals wore by the Car dlnnla and the Braves, which escaped with ties, the former taking two and dropping two, and the latter splitting up at one apiece. The Dodgers, Gi ants and Pirates ivore whaled unmer oitulh, the last year's champions tak ing the count In two series. Tho Athletics have been winning their games In a way entirely dlf ferent from that of the Phillies. Nei ther has shown mediocrity In any par ticular department, but the Phillies margin over rivals has been largely In the pitching. The Athletics have encountered pitching almost equal to theirs but have outflelded and out batted the rlrals. Also theirs Is more team piny In the ranks of the Connie Mack crew The Athletics, however, do not seem to bo as well forMfied against disaster as the rival Bleeptown elub. If injuries should overtake both clubs, Mack's men would sufter heavily, whereas the Dooinites could send In substitutes able to hold up their end capably But tbe Athletics seldom have been af fllcted with injuries of any moment, and it seems llkeh that they will brcTk Better tnan their rivals in tnis r-suert again. The Red Sox have suf fered from poor condlti'' thus far, and th poatorB have been cheeked by Injuries to Ciandll and Foster It may urn out, when the end of the year comes along, that the games lost In these early stages by tbo Red Box and Senators may prove Just encuuh to give the Athietlcs a cinch on the pennant. If the Pirates and Giants continue to average as low In effectiveness as the;, te thus far the Phlliles also will be fortune-favored Some time ago, when Chanco had ua( i ' sen signed by tbe Yankees, the question v. as raised as to what would happen if New York should get a cor ner on worlds series In future It looks just now as though. If any town Is eoing to corner the next world's series. Philadelphia has by several miles the best ehanee of doing so (Tung b ' I anagor Tinker, of the Reds, is col lecting as many as possible of hi old team matoB. The latest one is John ny Kllng. whom be has finally per suaded to sign a contract. This gives him tho old battery of Brown and Kllng, which should have many a good game left In It yet. Kling was obtained from the Bob- COACH RICE JUBILIANT OVER COLUMBIA EIGHT I THE MEN ARE SEATED IN THE BOAT AS FOLOWSr WILLIAMS, BOW; RUPRECHT, NO. 2; HADSEL L, NO 3; ROTH WELL, NO. 4; CLAGHORN, NO 5; BISELL, NO. 6; MILLECK, NO. 7; CAPTAIN DOWN ING, STROKE, AND WOOD, COXSWAIN. 3 Now York. May .4 After year bl f tient waiting Jim Klc:, tbo wteran i coach of rowing at Columbia univer- alty. believes that tho seaou of 1913 will 393 bis fondest dream realized. I Said dream requiring that Columbia I tmid an elsht-ocred varsity crow to tho Intercollegiate Regatta on the Hudson next mouth that will he Etrong enough to take the measure of tho fa:;t-.'st eight iha' William Courtney, the Cornell coac'u, cau put on the water. Courtney and Rico are old rivals at the rowing game, but to date the Ithaca sweeps master has bad all the Ibist of if Season after season the ' eights and fours that have beau or ! paulzed coached and tralDod by Courtney have swept evorythlng bo fore them in tho Pcjughkcepsio regat ta. But Rice has intimated to a fow IriendB thai be feels that bo will turn the tables on "Old Man" Court ney Ihirt time. He declares luat tbli year Columbia has one of the strong est and best balanced crews that ever bat in a college boat. Rico is especially proud of Down ing, for whom b claims tho honor of being one of tho greatest strokes In the history of tho game. "Downing is an Ideal btroko." says Rico In speaklug of his pet "lie has studied the game thoroughly, und has abso lutely no faults. That race at Prince ton last Saturday gave him the op portunity to show his class. When! Navy and Princeton Jumped into thej lead bq rowing their heads off with short shoppy strokes that kept them going at 4i or over, he just settled down to the long easy swing, making the bovs behind him put plenty of steam into their sweeps. This stroke was not exhausting, and yet ti0 Bhell shot through the water at a great rate, running smoothly between strokes Tho short chops of tho Mid dies and the Tiger kept their shells Jumping and slopping all along the course. "While Columbia did not get the jump uti the two otbor shells our boat began to cut dowu the lend of Co lumbia and Navy within ton strokes from tho start That was Downlng's work. He did not get flustered be causo be was at a disadvantage, but settled down to catch up Inch by inch Thai his method was effective Is shown by the fact that Columbia won with two lengths to spare and the 1 boyB all fresh ab daJslou."- 1 wii I A. R. Jones, who Is said to be the strongest of tbe Australian team that will next month engage the American team, composed of Maurice McLough- 1 In. Harold Hackett Raymond Little and R M. Williams, in the prelimina ry scries for the Davis International Tennis Championship cup. During the Australian's recent stay at Philadelphia, the sensational style of play shown by Jones in the exhi bition games of the team caused ten nis experts to compare his work with that of McLoughlln, tho sorrell-haired Callfornlan, who Is the Idol of Amerl can tennis enthusiasts ton Nationals, whom he managed last season. In exchange. Tinker gave $4 000 and McDonald, and lnflelder. Tho Cincinnati team looks much bet ter with an experienced catcher like Kling In their ranks, although Clarke is a catcher of sterling worth, but not able to catch all the games or coach the young pitchers as well as Kllng. Noisy John ' batted .317 last year, and expects to do better this season, as it will be his last, so he says, and will pass out in a blaze of glory. IRISH-AMERICANS EXPECT TO WIN New York. May 24 -Members of the Irish-American A. C, aro looking forward to another big victory' over the New York A. C, at the annual outdoor meet of the I A A. C, on Memorial Day at Celtic park. All of the big athletic organizations in Greater New York will mo represent ed at the meet, hut the battle for tho point trophy is seldom in danger of being won by any team except those entered by the Irish and the Winged Foot organizations. The Irish-Americans will depend upon three stars to corral most of the points. Klvlat. In the middle di stance events. Kolehmalnen in the long runs and Pat McDonald In the weight throwing contests With those three supported by a bunch of com ers it Is lurd to concede the once aristocratic New York A C. a chance of carrying off the honors of the day. 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