:he pensacola journal. Thursday morning, may 15, 1919.
EXPERT CATCHER- n
BY JOE TAYLOR.
First base is generally regarded aa
'in easy position. While it is true that
first Is easier than the other other in
flefcl jobs It la by no means a soft
'fenapv A first sacker must be able to
ctch all kins of throws high, low or
Trtoe. He must be an expert fielder
xs bunts, a good thrower and fast
Cu his feet.
A tall rangy youth with " a long
reach generally makes the best first
baseman. Quite often it has proved
art advantage to be lefthanded in this
-a- - b
- c i yrua x.. vuuu uuiueiuer, was norn
Narrows, Banks County, Georgia,
December 18, 1888.
He bats left and
"u-eorgia .reacn is j
d leet, ll mcnes
tall and --weighs
175 pounds. Cobb
played with At
lanta in 1904-05
and with Detroit
since that time.
He played in 111
games last year,
fielded .976 and hit
; TO BE BUILT FOR
Toledo, May 14. Tex RIckard, pro
- .jnoter of the Willard-Dempsey cham
pionship bout to be held here July 4,
is here with his architect, J. L. Mc
Loughlin of San Franciscc-. i5;Lough
lin built the arena for the Jeftries-Janson-
fight at Reno and says this
pne will be several times larger. It
'will be designed to seat 50,000. Pries
grange from $10 to $60, war tax includ
ed, and 2,500 are to be Issued at the
- highest price.
v I A. Q. Thatcher, matchmaker for the
Toledo Boxing commission, says that
reservations aggregating $75,000 are
already made. The Toledo Athletic
Club has been turned over to Richard
and his associates as headquarters for
CARMEN WIN FROM
'I IN HOT CONTEST
.1 The Carmen of the L. & N. shops,
-better known as the "Nut Jammers,"
defeated the fast Apprentice Boys .7
"to" 6, at East Hill playgrounds yester--kLay
afternoon in one of the fastest
and, most interesting games of the sea
json. The attendance was large.
H A few costly errors in the third and
j fourth frames accounted for. the -big
'score. After that the teams settled
down and, played errorless ball.
j The game was won in the last of the
ninth, when with two men down and
j Bell on second, "Roses" McGovern
. j poled one of Lewis spit-balls to the
, i pavement for three sacks. Bell scor-
' , ing. This, with "Hy" Wentworth's cir
;cuit clout were the features of the
I The batteries were: For the Nut
1 Jammers: Garrett, BeU and Brown;
jFor Apprentices: Ellis, Lewis and C
.Geist. Struck out by Ellis, 6; Lewis,
3: Garrett, 2; BelL 4. Hits off Ellis,
i3; off Lewis, 2; off Garrett. 6; off
pell, 5. '
The Apprentices won the first two
.games of the series. 2 to 1 and 4 to 2.
lit is estimated that 250 rooters from
TKe shops were present to see yes
terday's game. Another series will be
OURNAL'S PAGE OF. SPOR1
-ALL THE NEWS TH E RE'S PRINT TO FIT"
Basketball, Tennis, Golf, Yachting, Boxing, Wrestling
CHASE SHOWS HOW TO
BE J&KRTC FOR.
position as a southpaw can throw to
the other bags without having to turn,
thereby saving valuable seconds in
making a play. ": "
With a left-handed batter at the
plate play deep to cut down the hard
smashes towards right field. For a
right-handed hitter play In closer.
Like . a catcher the first baseman
must be an expert on foul-flies and
short flies toward right field. Leatfn
to touch the bag with either foot and
to shift feet quickly to avoid collisions
with the runner.
In fielding bunts work with the
THE JOURNAL, wants all
AMATEUR AND BOYS' baseball
TEAMS TO SEND their scores
TO THE office of the
SPORTING EDITOR on the
j SAME DAY the games are played
AND THEN the players can
READ HOW GOOD they were.
OTHER CONTESTS are also
I THANK YOU.
G. C. B.
(With apologies to K. C. B.)
PLAY K. OF C. CLUB
The Pensacola Regulars will play
the Knights of Columbus club a re
turn game at . Maxent Park Sunday
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The Regu
lars beat the Knights last Sunday by
the score, of 4 to 1, mostly by taking
advantage of infield errors.
Walker Bonifay pitched good ball
for the K of C. last Sunday as did
McVoy for the Pensacola's. "Dad"
Sanchez and "Lefty" Bonifay also play
ed good ball, it will be remembered.
g b s s a b a
(Compiled for the Journal by
Weather Bureau Office.
Pensacola Fla., May 15, 1919 :
Moonrise, 8:23 p. m.
Moonset, 6:14 a. m.
Next phase of the moon, last quarter,
High tide, 11:45 a. m. -Low
tide. 9:25 p. m.
7 a. m., 66.
. 7 p. m., 79.
Mean, 74. ' " ' ' ' - ,
Mean same date last year. 71.
Accumulated deficiency this year to
Highest of record for May, 93 de
grees. " ' ..."
Lowest of record for May, 44 de
For 24 hours ending 7 p. .0. '
Total for. this month to 7 p.. m.,
L19. - ... - ..
4 Normal for May, 2.68 inches.
Accumulated excess this year to
date, 16.20. '
8 &.-m 88.
1 p. m., S3. j '
' S p. 5S. ij
. . i . -tit a ni'ni.'n ni v u i i v I 1 lit
PLAV IEEP PGR A
LEFT HjTJD EOTBR
g) POSITION "FDR
second sacker and shortstop in cover
ing second and first when the first
baseman fields the ball.
"With a man on first you must hold
the runner close to the bag. Don't
draw the pitcher into making too many
throws to catch a runner napping, as
it tires his arm, but always be -.ready
to catch the chap who wanders too
far off the bag.
N ote to the captain Cut this out
ana give it to tne nrst baseman on
your team. .
THE PENNANT RACE
W. L. Pet.
New Orleans 12 5 .706
Nashville . ..II 7 .611
Birmingham . ...10 9 v .526
Little Rock . ........... 8 S .500
Chattanooga ............. 8 8 " .500
.Mobile . 9 10 .474
Atlanta . ............. . 8 11 .421
Memphis . .... 4 12 .250
W. L. Pet.
Brookljn . ........... .10 4 .714
New York . ............10 ; 4 .714
Cincinnati . .....11 6 .647
Chicago 9 8 .529
Pittsburg. ............. 7 - 8 .467
Philadelphia. .....5 7 .417
Boston . ... 3 9 .25')
St. Louis . ... ...... 4 13 .235
W. L. Pet.
Chicago . ..11 5 .68 i
New York 7 4 .636
Cleveland . ............10 6 .625
Boston ............... 7 5 .583
Washington 6 7 . .462
St., Louis 6 8 .429
Detroit . 5 11 312
Philadelphia . t 3 9 30
At Atlanta, 2; Birmingham, 11.
At Mobile, 6; Little Rock, 1.
At. "' New Orleans, 6; Memphis, 4.
first game; New Orleans, 5; Memphis,
0, second game.
At Chattanooga, 6; Nashville,
At Boston, 4; St. Louis. 2. '
At Brooklyn, 7; Cincinnati, 0.
At New York, 3; Chicago, 2.
At Philadelphia, 3; Pittsburg, 8.
At Chicago, 1; Boston, 0.
At' St. Louis, 11; Philadelphia, 0.
At Detroit. 0; New York, 1.
At Cleveland, 11 ; Washington, . 2.
Birmingham at Atlanta,
Little Rock at Mobile.
Memphis at New Orleans.
Nashville at Chattanooga.
St. Louis at Boston.
Cincinnati at Brooklyn.
Chicago at New York.
Pittsburg at Philadelphia.
Boston at Chicago.
Philadelphia at St Louis.
New York at Detroit.
Washington at Cleveland.
Rub-Bfy-Tism- is a great pain
killer. It relieves pain and sore
ness caused by Rheumatism,
Neuralgia, Sprains, etc adv
Side Line Dope.
Well, Vincent Richards had all the
big ones falling while they let him
use his racquet. , " ;
It wouldn't make much difference
who made the "goods he played with.
twas the goods he had, made Richards
a. star.' .-
Most likely Eller would have pitched
a no-hit game Sunday no matter, what
official league ball" he used.
That reminds us Eller is credited
with the; first no-hit game of the year.
"Dutch" Leonard had that honor last
year, and was the only pitcner m we
big show to achieve that feat in -
1918. ', .
Who said Walter Johnson was slow
ing up? He whiffed 28 Yankee bats
men in order in Sunday's 12-inning
tie. .-. - . .. -: . ' :
Cleveland has gained two hours in
which to play baseball this year, first
by the well, so to speak, known day
light saving law and now by setting
the clock back to central time.
The L. & N. Shop boys seem to
have about as much "pep" as any out
fit in town.
They will play the third of a three
game series at the East ' Hill Play
Grounds this afternoon. -
Mack Lewis gets all the material
out, organises two teams and sics 'em
on each other.
' . . O . .
Both Bond and Carrol must have
something on the ball.
McGovern shows well at third and
Wentworth is trying to follow Babe
Ruth. . :- .
The Ship Yard team is getting in
shape under the direction of Manager
New material will be added to the
team, " it is expected, and the bodys
will probably play a good game Sun
day. .' ' -.
The Knights of Columbus and the
Pensacola Regulars keeping in condi
tion and , the time ought to soon be
ripe to start that Twilight League.
CARD OF THANKS
Mrs." Jack Hoen and children desire
to t press their thanks for the kindness
and flowers during the illness and death
of their son and brother, John Delmos.
When You Are Hot
tired and thirsty, there is re
freshment and enjoyment for
you at the stand which dis-1
plays a Lime Cola sign. Speed
for it and call for an ice cold
bottle of bracing
This deliciously good cola
drink is flavored with the
juice of . ripe limes, ; which
cools the blood, improves the
appetite and aids digestion.
You will like Lime Cola and
it is good for you.
Lime Cola Is ' put up,
tinder ; strictly sanitary
conditions, in sterilized
bottles. Ask for it wher
ever you fcre. '
WANTED TO BUY Automo
biles. Will buy your car if your
price is right. N. C. McMillan
120 W. Intendencia Phone 613.
DANCING TAUGHT, at 205 West Greg.
ory street. For lnfrmatton, phone J78.
Children's class Tneaday and Friday
ARTESIAN WELLS Will put la wells
4 to 20 inches diameter, any depth and
guarantee water. Write for full informa
tion. Gray Artesian Well Co.. P. O. Box
1077 or Phone 4ft. SX1
Under New Management
Everything Good to Eat, Cooked Right
Rub-Mv-Tism is a powerful
antiseptic; 'it kills the poison
caused from infected cuts, cure?
bid sores, tetter, etc. adv.
the Bureau of War Risk Insurance
has reached the following important
decision regarding the re-instatement
of government insurance which former
sailors, soldiers and marines have al
lowed to lapse.
Any man who held the government
term insurance and who failed to con
tinue payment of premiums after be
ing discharged., thereby lapsing his in
surance, may re-. Instate it regardless
of the time of default.
f All service men are urged to take ad
vantage of this opportunity, navy men
may obtain fuller information and ap -plication
forms by writing to Ensign
E. P. Thornton. District Insurance Of
ficer, No. 1 Canal street. New Orleans,
La., stating full name, rating, home ad
dress, date and place of discharge,
amount of insurance and premium anS
lact month for which premium was
Exservice men of the army and mar
ine corps are invited to request fuller
information at. the nearest chapter of
the , American Red Cross, or by writ
ing to the Insurance' Section Bureau
of War Risk Insurance, 119 D St.,S. E,,
Washington, D. C.
On the Square, Within Easy
Reach of Everywnere
THE CLOVER STUDIO
196 N. Palafox St.
The Place Where Kodai Finish
Is Well Done.
London Woolen Mills
Made to Your Individual Order
117 South Pal-r 6trt
YOUR FALL SUIT
L. E. NOBLES & CO.
HART, SCHAFFNER & MARX
and KIRSCHBAUM SUITS
'YOUR MONEY'S WORTH, OR YOUR
29 South Palafox Street. Phon 780
LEE ELECTRIC CO.
Contracting and Supplies
109 N. Palafox St.
THE KOZY KORNER
Johnston's Milwaukee Candies
'The Appreciated Chocolates"
. CUT RATE SHOE SHOP .
Shoe Repairing Quickly Done.
Work called for and delivered.
Guaranteed work at fair prices.
431 West Belmont Street.
FOR MEN AND BOYS
SOUTH PALAFOX STREET
Just Try a Pound of
Ask for the Union Label
On Your Sign
Wrighton the Sign Man
J. P. REMICH & SONS
The Store That SatisfiW
Remich's Grocery Specials
If It's New Yon
Will Find It Here
9 and U South Palafox Stree
LOUIS D. ROBINSON
209 Thieson Bldg.
Window and Slides
Trip to Gulf Beach
Daily at 2:30 p.m.
Consolidated Gro. Co.
For Ladies and Gents.
We Serve Quicker.
22 S. Palafox Street.
35c op. r
. V, 40c
Rapid Transfer Co.
We Haul Anything Any.
where at Any Time.
19 East Garden Street
Walter Carr, Manager
REED'S "BETTER BREAD
For Sale by
ALL FIRST CLASS STORES
REED'S SANITARY BAKERY
Palafox and Gregory Streets
122-124 South Palafox 8tret
Ladies' Garments and Fine
THE BEST PLACE TO SHOP
What I Say I'll Do, I
Second Floor, Maonio Temple,
Notice to Ice Consumers
Our wagons are equipped with acalei
and consumers will lease exact correct
weight and report any discourtesy
ariver io omre. rnones sst or 259.
SOUTHERN UTILITIES CO.
Buocesaor to "
PENSACOLA ICE COMPANY
The Banking & Savings
THE UPTOWN DANK
Oarj Treat Company ir Wat
WE BUY AND oELL
Send Your Old Shoes to
West End Shoe Store
For Best and Neatest Work in
Repairs. All Work Guaranteed
321 North DeVillier Street
McCann's Tire and
113 North Palafox Street
Elehash Jewelry Co.
Jewelers and Opticians
112 S. Palafox St. Phone 713
78 E. Wright. St. Phone 676
READY TO WEAR STORE
LadiaV Suits, Dreasea, Skirts, Blouse
Hosiery and Hats.
Also fins Shoe Repairing.
82 East Wright. Phone 441
T. E. Williams & Co.
90 E. Wright. Phone 1995
Pensacola's Representative Store
LADIES READY - TO - WEAR
ALL NEW STOCK
Belmont and Devilliers Street'
Fine Shoe Repairing
111 North Palafox. Phone 416
PEAKE ELECTRIC COMPANY.
The Home of Exide Battery
30 S. Palafox. phone 345.
Moog's Old StanS
t 327-29 South Palafox Sa.
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