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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 2, K13.
LIVE SPORTING GOSSIP OF INTEREST EVERYWHERE PENNANT PRbGRESS. Cotton States League. Won. Lost Jackson ....... 16 2 Selma .... 10 8 RECRUIT HURLERS OF DETROIT TIGERS EXPECTED TO MAKE REAL FORTUNES OF BOXERS TAKE FREAK TWISTS; OLD DRAWING STIR IN AMRICAN LEAGUE CIRCLES; COME WITH GOOD RECORDS Pet. .889 .55", .623 .389 .368 .315 CARDS NO LONGER ATTRACTIONS, WHILE VETS COME BACK Pet. .706 .616 .600 .571 .562 .500 .307 .200 Detroit, April 30. la his task of re building the shattered machine, which won three American league pennants. Manager Hughle Jennings of the De troit Timers has found the pitching staff not the least of his worries. Of the hurlers who In 1907, 1908 and 1909 Bwung the Tigers on to triumph, Mullin and Wlllett alone ' remain. Both are on the wane of their effectiveness. Youngsters must be groomed to take their places and the places of those already gone. Jennings looks with great favor upon Klawitter, Clauas and Boehler as having the stuff to fill up part of the breach. Klawitter, Jennings has declared, i SELMA TAKES OPEfVER FROM THE SWAPPERS; SCORE 4 2 BIRMEISTER TWIRLED A CREDITABLE GAME, BUT MOST BOB BLES BY HARRIS AT CRITICAL MOMENTS MADE HIS GOOD WORK GO FOR NAUGHT. Selma took ' the opener on their grounds from the Snappers yesterday afternoon by the score of 4 to 2, a rally by the Pensacola boys in -the ninth being nipped in the bud by a double play. Burmeister was opposed by Iiuehrsen, the most dependable twirler of the Alabama team, and the Pensa cola lad really did the better work and would have copped his game but for costly bobbles by Harris at critical moments. Besides Bur hit one bats man and he. proved one of the gents - to cross the plate a moment later. A small crowd of the faithful who gathered at the daily matinee on Pala fox street sat through the proceedings and alternately cheered and groaned. The game was uneventful until the last half of the second, when the Sel snaites began to put their slap-sticks to use. Hanna, first up. rapped to Bur- Ttitfk1jRir a n rtram fAA sin nf fl - f Vasterling was hit by a pitched ball nd took first. E. Cowan singled sol idly to center and Vasterling advanced to third. Cowan pilfered second on the next pitched ball and when Riggs rapped one to left for a bag both scored. Muller singled to center, but Riggs was held at second and the two succeeding batsmen were smothered without damage. The Alabama, boys came back fresh in the third inning, and with the as j sietance of Harris put another run across. Mayes, the first man to face Burmeister. drew four wide ones, and was sacrificed to second. Hanna hit to second and was tossed out, sending Mayes to third on the play. Vaster ling hit to Harris at short and that gent "pled It up," and Vasterl'ng can tered across. Vasterling went out when he attempted to annex second. In the eighth another was added by Selma. Hanna was tossed out, second to first and Vasterling struck out. but E. Cowan rapped a single to left and purloined second. Bur turned loose a wild pitch and Cowan pulled up at third. Biggs then rolled one to Har ris, who again fumbled and Cowan crossed with the fourth run. Muller ended the Inning by hitting to Hamil ton. , Pensacola threatened in several in nings, when the game was In its early ' stages, but the timely wallop was not forthcoming until the fifth, when Hau sr stepped up after Long had been tossed out, pitcher to first. Mike drew four wide ones and took second on Harris's rap to left and raced home when Gudger drove one to right. Har ris jrotng to third. Gudger swiped seo ctid. Burmeister was out to left, but Miller produced a double that scored Harris, but Gudger pulled up at third and died there, a? Hamilton hit to the pitcher and was out. No more BASEBALL MATINEE 122 South Palafox Street. Pensacola vs. Selma 25 Cents Admission. Game Called 3:30 p. m. Left to right Boeh lor, Clause. Klawitter. Is one of the most promising hurling recruits he has seen la years. He was one of the topnotchers of the Pa cific Coast league last year, winning 23 and losing 14 games for a percent age of .622. Portland finished fourth in a six-club league with a percentage of .459. Clauss 'pitched for Saginaw and Jackson of the Southern Michigan As sociation. The former team disbanded about the middle of the season and Clauss was taken up by the latter, which finished In fourth place. Clauss won 12 and lost 13 games under these S3 scowagl rig circumstances, but his scores were made during the balance of the game. For further sad details glance below: Selma. AB. R. H. PO. A. E. Overton, s.s. ........ 3 0 0 1 1 0 Mayea, af. ........... 3 1 1 6 2 0 W. Cowan, r.f. ....... 3 0 0 3 0 0 Hanna, l.f. ... 4 0 1 2 0 0 Vasterling, 2b. ...... 3 1 0 3 3 1 E. Cowan. 3b. ....... 4 2 2. 2 0 0 Riggs, lb 3 0 2 7 0 0 Muller, c. 4 0 1 3 4 0 Luehrsen. p.. 2 0 0 0 3 0 Baker, p 1 0 0 0 2 0 Totals . . . Pensacola- ..30 4 7 27 15 1 AB. R. H. PO. A. E. Miller, JT. 4 0 2 Hamilton, 3b 4 0 0 Jewell. 2b 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 35 Berger, ,1b 4 0 2 15 0 Long, c.f. .... 3 0 0 0 0 Hauser. c ....3 1 1 2 3 Harris, s.s 3 1 1 0 2 Gudger. r.f. 2 0 1 2 0 Burmeister, p. ...... 3 0 0 0 4 Totals .. .30 2 7 24 18 3 Score by Innings : R. H. E. Selma 02100001 4 7 1 Pensacola 000002000 2 7 3 Summary Two-base hits, Berger and Miller; stolen bases, E. Cowan 2, Gudger and Miller; sacrifice hits, Gud ger and W. Cowan; left on bases, Sel ma 7, Pensacola 4; struck out. by Bur meister 2, by Lruehrsen 2, by Baker 1: base on balls, off Burmeister 2, off Luehrsen 3; hit by pitched ball, by Burmeister (Vasterling and Riggs): wild pitch, Burmeister; time of game, 1:45; umpire, Williams. ' NOTES OF GAME. THE . From a distance it looks as though Harris tossed another one into the scrap heap yesterday. The Snapper shortstop is unfortunate in selecting the time to err, for as a general thing a run counts when he makes his bob bles. The fans are pulling that he will acquire another habit before the present road trip ends. It will be Big Benn or Kirby, the Giant, today, and the Snappers, with Giants Are Blanked by Phillies; Cardinals Again Beat the Pirates BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Philadelphia, May 1. Philadelphia won from New Tork today In a pitch er's battle between Alexander and Tesreau. In which the former showed to better advantage. Score: R. H. E. New Tork 0 6 1 Philadelphia 1 4 1 Batteries Tesreau, "vCiltse and My ers; Alexander and KilTifer; umpires, Rigler and Byron. Boston 2, Brooklyn 4. Brooklyn, May 1. Brooklyn defeat ed Boston again today. Hess was driven from the box early in the game and later Gervais took up the burden and was knocked out. Score: R. H. E. Boston 2 7 0 Brooklyn 4 9 1 Batteries Hess, Gervais. Whaling and Rariden; Stack and Miller; um jaira. JilMn a.nd Orth. effectiveness is indicated In the fact that la 229 innings he fanned 207, and allowed but 90 runs. Boehler, pitching for Newark of the Ohio States league, was second best pitcher of the league In the first halt of a season during which his team was winning. He won 18 and lost 8. In the second half of the season Ne wark was a loser, and Boehler broke even with nine won and nine lost. In his big league debut against Cleveland recently. Boehler performed creditably, losing 9 to 0 in large part through weakness in the defense be hind him. either twirling, should put the game on ice. The Selmaites offered up their best Luehrsen yesterday. If the Snap pers bat or eld at all behind Benn he will win his game. Fans are In hopes the Snappers will take the next two from Selma and they stand a good chance of doing so, provided Kirby comes up to expecta tions and is in condition to do good work. If his reputation counts for anything he should provide the Snap Ppers wtih air-tight pitching, and pos sibly will be used today or tomorrow. It Is to be hoped that some team will stop Jackson. The Lawmakers have set such a pace that if it is con tlnued the race will be over within an other month. Only two lost in eigh teen games played is too much of a record. There is hardly a chance for Jack son to lose any to Columbus on this trip, although accidents sometimes happen In baseball as well as in other walks of life. Poole, the best pitcher of the team, was used yesterday, and was batted to all parts of the field. In fact, all pitchers seem to look alike to the Lawmakers. Home rans can never see an error by the visiting team but the ones made by the home club are remem bered for many days. His good plays are forgotten, but the bad ones never. RESULTS YESTERDAY. National League. At Chicago 4, Cincinnati 8. At Philadelphia 1, New York 0. At Pittsburg 7, St. Louis 9. At Brooklyn 4, Boston 2. American League. At New York 2, Philadelphia 4. At Boston 8, Washington 2. At Detroit 5, Chicago S. At St. Louis 1, Cleveland 3. South Atlantic League. At Jacksonville 7, Macon 1. At Albany 5. Charleston 1. At Columbus 1, Savannab 2. Cotton States League. At Selma. 4. Pensacola 2. At Columbus 6. Jackson 5. At Meridian 5, Clarksdale 7. Southern League. At Birmingham 4, Atlanta 7. At New Orleans 1, Memphis 7. At Chattanooga 0, Nashville At Mobile 2. Montgomery 1. 12 in nings. Cincinnati 8, Chicago 4. Chicago, May 1. Cincinnati broke her long losing streak today at the expense of Chicago, winning the game by the score of 8 to 4. Johnson was very effective. Score: R. H. E. Cincinnati g 13 2 Chicago 4 5 2 Batteries Johnson, Brown and Clarke; Smith,- Toney, Lie fie Id and Archer; umpires, Owens and Guthrie. St. Louis 9, Pittsburg 7. Pittsburg, May 1. St. Louis defeat ed Pittsburg again today by the score of 9 to 7. The game was featureless except for heavy hitting. Score: R. H.E. St. Louis 1. 9 10 1 Pittsburg 7 13 3 Batteries Perritt, Sallee and Win go; Camnitz, Conzelman, Robinson and Simon and Ke!ly; umpires, Bren nan and Eason. PENSACOLA 9 Clarksdale . 7 11 Columbus . .' 7 12 Meridian 6 13 National League. Won. Lost. Chicago 12 5 New York S 5 Philadelphia 6 4 Brooklyn 8 St. Louis 9 7 Pittsburg S 8 Boston 4 Cincinnati 3 12 American League. "Won. Lost. Philadelphia 10 2 Cleveland . 11 5 Washington 8 4 Chicago 11 9 St. Louis 8 10 Boston . 7 8 Detroit 5 12 New York 2 12 Southern League. Won. Lost. MoMle 15 6 Atlanta- 12 7 Nashville H 7 Montgomery 9 9 Birmingham 9 Memphis 8 10 New Orleans 6 13 Chattanooga 5 14 Pet. .883 .687 .667 .560 .444 .467 .294 .143 Pet. .714 .632 .611 .500 .500 .444 .315 .264 Clarksdale Defeats Meridian; Jackson Wins From Columbus by Associated press. Meridian. May 1. Clarksdale opened a three-game series nere today ana took the first by the score of 7 to 5. Peddy was hit hard, but the visitors' hits for extra bases won the game for them. Score: R. H. E. Clarksdale 7 8 3 Meridian 5 7 3 , Batteries Peddy and Hansen; Hirsch and Swain; umpire, Hall. New Orleans Loses Nashville BT ASSOCIATE) PRESS. Birmingham, May 1. Atlanta won of 7 to-4. Both pitchers who started the game were hit hard and were re- lieved early In the game. Score: Atlanta 7 11 2 Birmingham 4 8 3 Batteries Price and Dunn; Sloan, Prough and Mayer; umpires, Pfennin ger and Wright. Nashville 8, Chattanooga 0. Chattanooga, May 1. Fleherty pitch ed in fine form today and Chattanooga failed to score, while Nashville piled up seven runs on eleven hits and four errors by the home team. Score: R. H. E. Nashville 8 11 2 Chattanooga 0 7 4 Batteries Fleherty and Noyes; Chappell, Troy and Street; umpires, Kerin and Breitenstein. Boston Defeats Washington; Cleveland Wins From St. Louis BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Detroit, May 1. Both teams batted hard Today, but Chicago hit for extra bases when men were on bases, winning from Detroit by the score of 8 to & Score: R.H. E. Chicago 8 12 1 Detroit 10 3 Batteriesi Russell and Schalk; Mul lln, Klawitter and Stanage; umpires, Hilderbrand and Evans. Cleveland 8, St. Louis 1. St. Louis, May 1. Falkenberg yield ed seven hits today, but in only one inning was more than one hit made. Cleveland won by the score of o to 1 R. H. E. Cleveland 3 9 fit. Louis 1 7 Batteries Falkenberg and Carisch; Weilman and Agnew; umpires, Fergu son and O'Lotaghlin. Washington 2, Boston 8. Ttoaton. Mav 1. Washington used four nitchers today, but all were wild and ineffective and Boston won by the score of 8 to 2. Score: R. H. E. Washington - Boston 5 l- 1 Bat teHes Hughes. Boehling. hngie. TTrnTian nTid Ainsmltn: iunen ana Cady; umpires, Connolly and McGree- vy. Philadelphia 4, New York 2. New York. May 1. Philadelphia out- nlaved New Tork in all departments of the game today ana won a rearure- less game. Score: . - Philadelphia 8 New Tork - 7 ' Batteries Brown, Benoer . ana Thomas: Keating, Hoff and Sweeney; umpires. Dineen and Hart SPORTS Q NAP SHOTO By Dan MeCarty. Nick Cul!op, recruit southpaw hnrl er with the Cleveland Naps, is not only ? eccentric in his antics, but in ether respects. He recently startled everyone within hearing by asking what league was Christy Math ew son. It seemed to his auditors incompre hensible that any ball player should not have exact Information about one of the greatest pitchers ever in the game, who has been the main factor t??1 . t . i Atv . jrh s III Left to right Frank Klaus, Mat Wells and Owen Moran. Jackson 8, Columbus 5. Columbus, May 1. Today's game was featured by the heavy hitting of both teams, Jackson winning by the score of 8 to 5. Neither Poole or Fair cloth was effective, but the Jackson team hit at more opportune times. Score: R. H. E. Jackson ; 8 12 1 Columbus 5 11 2 Batteries Faircloth and Robertson; Poole and Taylor; umpire, Cusacks. Another; Blanks the Lookouts Memphis 7. New Orleans 1. New Orleans, May 1. New Orleans . lost a loosely played ara ethis aftes . noon bv the score of 7 to 1. Score: ' R. H. E. t .uempms . . . .;. ....... . 7 7 a New Orleans 1 7 4 Batteries Harrell, Snell and Sea baugh; Gwin, Swindell and Anger mier; umpires. Hart and Rudderham. Montgomery 1, Mobile 2. Mobile, May 1. Mobile won from Montgomery today in an exciting game by the score of 2 to 1. The home club scored the winning run In the last half of the twelfth Inning. Score: R. H. E. Montgomery 1 8 0 Mobile 2 7 4 Batteries Brown, Page, Donahue and Gribbens; Hogg and Brown; um pires, Fiefield and Stockdale. In the successes made by the New Tofk Giants In the last ten years. The St. Louis Browns, whatever their percentage In the American league, can figure on leading the sar torial league this year with about an .843 average. When in uniform and not actually engaged In playing ball they are to e togged out in mackl naw reefers of a brilliant Scotch plaid design, in which a lively maroon fs predominant. Two dozen of these nob ' U. THE JOURNAL'S COMMERCIAL WEATHER MAP II A- . tJdaj "rW VS nrti, s -tti vrr. ' 1 8 hi , Peneaeols, Fla.. M.y 1 Ftr cEtjA 72 Friday and Saturday; light var- . t(' r ?y lable winds. X - Observations taken at 8 p. nu." 75th meridian time. Air pressure reduced to sea lerel. Isobars (conttoaous line) pass (brought -foofnts of equal air pressure. Isotherms (dotted lines) pass through points of equal temperature; drawn only foi aero, fxeeziug, 'J00, ana 10Cr O clean O partly cloudr: O cloudy: rain; snow; (9) report missing. Arrow fir with tae wind. First figures, highett temperature past 12 hours; second, precipitation of XI inch or more 2or pat 24 he ttrs: third, maximum wind Telocity. Part of the fascination of boxing fori its devotees has always been the rank uncertainty of the game. The making and the losing of fortunes have been as noted as the sudden rises and falls of the fighters from popularity. There always has been about boxing the glamour of adventure, the uncertainty and hazardousness which called free spirits to piracy in less lawful days than the present. No better examples of this can be by garments are now in the training boudoirs of the Browns. The scien tine effect on cool spring afternoons when the Browns are playing prom ises to out-cube the cubists and out- future the futurists. Nick Cullop, southpaw pitcher, picked up from the Apalachian league by the Cleveland Naps, promises to be one of the real comedians of the Amer ican league. Germany Schafer and Nick Altrock, the famous comedians of the Washington Nationals, will have nothing on him, if those who have seen him are to be believed. One of his favorite tricks is to warm up a pitcher, using a riffht-hand catcher's glove on his left hand to catch the tail, and flipping it off to make the throw back. His work on the coach ing lines is weird and convulsing. A world's record Is claimed for Christy Mathewson by Manager John J. McGraw, of the New York Giants. In a recent game against Philadelphia Mathewson pitched only 67 balls, 4 7-9 to each of the three batsmen who would face him in an inning. Had he fanned every one he would have had to deliver at least 81 balls. Matty put 'em where the batter had to hit, and on all but five of the connections field ers were in the way. "He says he's a 6elf-made man. What sort of a fellow is he?" "Oh, Just like all amateur produc tions." Detroit Free Press. S Department of Agriculture. WEATHER BUREAU. EXFLrANATOKY NOTES.. fcund than in the lighters of the pres ent day. The headllners of even year ago have -walked the plank, whll on the other hand, many who wen unconsidered or down and out hav stained the height of popularity. A little more than a year ago Ab' Attell was featherweight champloi and drew large houses wherever h' went. Now his drawing Powers am reputation have diminished by ove: half. Kayo Bron and Matt WcD loomed high last year. Now Wells the Britisher, would draw but little it this country and Brown is visibly slip ping. One Round Ilogan, Grover Haye Mike Gibbons. Jem Driscoll, Owen Mo ran all now are becoming mere names llogan Is sliding rapidly; Hayes is Jus so-so; Gibbons has lost his popularit," and must reconstruct himself. Drin col! admits he is all In. Moran haj lost his former punch and stamina sm the big money passes h!m by. Now, conversely, noe Frankle Klani who a year ago was fighting but Uttli and making less financially. In ParU he seems to have plumped into th midst of a rosy dream. The Frcnrl sporting public idolizes him, and wen he to return to America he would fln an eager reception. Freddie Welsh last year was boxinj small bouts for minor guarantees Now he has Just returned from Eng land and the promoters are swarmini to offer him double what he have made In London. He has the op portunity to make his fortune. Billy Papke has seen both sides of' the story. A year ago, he was flgbt Ing for small money. Then, going t Paris, he fought three battles for bH purses. In the last one. however, h fouled Klaus and the French have tl4 the can on him. He was Indefinite!? suspended In New York state befor going abroad and is b&rred on th coast. It looks as though he would have to retire. In such fashion does the old gam twist and warp the fortunes of it! servants. i i .