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X9JMXOJQRY OF BASEBALL WITH LEAGUE SCORES AND THE STANDINGS
PARnCULAHLY SWEET ON SYLVA.^IA GREGG Ve*rt Gregg, Cleveland's Star Southpaw. Connie Mack, manager of the Ath letics and a championship specialist, declares he would part with a Mar quard or O’Toole and a big sum of money for a certain player if It were possible to land that Individual a mem ber of the Cleveland team. The head of the Athletic school has a warm spot In his heart for Syl vanta Gre^g, the Naps’ star oltslde pitcher. Connie Is of the opinion that with Gregg on his pitching stafT American league pennants and world championship would come to Phila delphia as often as the fall rolls around. A pitcher of Gregg's ability could work wonders pitching for Connie's crew this season. The pitching prob lem Is worrying Mack not t* little and that's why he passed the remark that the Sbilies would part with much cue rency if it were only possible to make Charley Somers see such a deal. The Naps need Gregg as much as they do Lajoie and Jackson. Philadelphia has uAeAuii!;!ouK'.* ;>;• leased Pitcher Masters and Outfielder Hart Block, the young catcher sent to 8t. Paul by the St, Louis Cardinals, 1b hitting .345. Pitcher Jim McGIntey has reported to Toronto and will be given a chance to come back. Chick Brandon, returned by New Orleans to Kansas City, has been sold to Grand Rapids. Cleveland has sent the towering James to Toledo. He had the speed hut lacked the control. Jack Kelly, after a long hold out, •Igned his Newark contract. He may "* traded to Jersey City. Newark made the season's record when it Rcored It nins In one inning off Jersey City on May 2R. ^Jake Daubert on May 23 In (he Chi ' — mmmmmr I cago-Brooklyn game got in the five hits In five times up class. The benefit game played at St. Paul for the widow attd child of Hank Gehring netted about $1,500. Cleveland is said to have made an offer for Outfielder Lnyster of the Lawrence, New England team. Jack Massing, aJ*Tormer Southern league catcher, is managing the Dan ville team of the Throe! league. Columbus had booked Glenn Lleb hardt for Nashville when Minneapolis refused to waive and claimed him. Reports of (he kind of bail Bill Bergen is catching at Baltimore would indicate that Brooklyn could use him. Ad Brennan of the Phillies is now a free agent. He was granted a di vorce by the court in Iola, Kan., last week. Eddie Phelps has been hitting the ball for Brooklyn, but that slow throw of hia has been the delight of base stealer^ Catcher Peaches Graham of the Phillies has been at his home in Min nesota, attending the bedside of his mother. One of Charley O’Leary’s first moves when lie took charge of the Italians was to issue a recall for Westerzil, the lnfletder turned loose by Burke. _ YOUR VACATION ONE YOU WILL NEVER KORIJET OR REGRET RESTFUL, HEALTHFUL, DELIGHTFUL TRIP On tiic Atlantic and tlie Gull of Mexico Southern Pacitic Steamships Suites, Staterooms, Promenade Decks, Library, Ladies Parlor, Smoking Rooms, Baths, Excellent Guisinc. New Orleans to New York ROUND TRIP FARE $75.00 Including Berth* and Meats on Ship. i I Sailings Wednesday and Satuulay ONE HUNDRED GOLDEN HOURS AT SEA Choice of Rail Lines Returning. Stop-over u\ 1ej5.es I Tickets may be purchased anti trip started at interior points with choice of rail lines to New York or Nevv Orleans. For Plans, Sailing Dates, Reservations, address E, S'. V4NCENT, T. P. A. 22-1 Gazette Building. . utt*? Rockl Arka SOME STAR CATCHERS National League Men Have Noth ing on Americans. Thoma* ar>d Lapp Did Not Suffer by Comparison With John Kling in World’s Championship Series Played Two Years Ago. Por the last few years National League critics have boasted of their catchers and declared that the Amer ican league had nothing in the back stopping line to compare with Kllng, Archer, Dooln. Bresnahnn, Gibson and others of almost equal ability. Last year they added Chief Meyers, of the Giarts, to their list of National League stars and declared the Amer ican League could not show the In diaift peer. Perhaps they were right. Certainly Kling showed up the Detroit catchers during the world’s series of 1907 and 1908, while Gibson most assuredly had it on the Tiger receivers during the battles in the fall of 1909. It was pre sumably the superiority shown by the National leaguers in those three set toR that caused their partisans to de clare the younger circuit was weak behind the bat. Ira Thomas and Jack Lapp, how ever, did not suffer by comparison with Johnny Kling in 1910,, while .the same pair held their own with Chier Meyers last fall. Now the American League Is developing a bunch ot young receivers who hid fair to com pare favorably with the best in the National League before many more seasons pass by. Jack Lapp, because of his three years in the American League, can now be considered a near veteran. He Is also approaching the ranks of star r— ~™. i Johnny Kllng. dom. But he Is not the only one. What about Jimmy Block, who has caught many games for the White Sox this season and capably handled the deliveries of Walsh, Benz, linage, Scott and Mogride and batted close1 up to .350 at the same time? / George Stovall has installed as hla chief catcher Paul Krichell, who Is a graduate of the International League. This youngster is the owner of a good whip and a keen batting eye. Wash ington has a pair of youngsters whe would bring a good round stint 11 placed on the market—Eddie Alnsmith and John Henry. Ted Easterly Is not a youngster, but he Is entering upon hia second career as a backstop and has more than fulfilled expectation* by Jumping into the limelight as Cleve land's premier receiver. Young Steve O'Neill is another Cleveland catcher who will bear watching. Other young Ira Thomas, catchers who are showing that they measure up to big league require ments are Nunamnker, of the Boston Red Sox, and Onslow, of the Tigers. Grimshaw All In, Myron Grimshaw, with the Louis ville Colonels last year, but who was scheduled to join the Indians June 1, will not rep<*rt. In a letter to Presi dent Sol. Meyer the veteran stated that he was not in condition to play ball. He offered to report and give the Indians his best service, but the tone of his letter indicated that he is about all In as a diamond performer. President Meyer wired him not to come and lines have now been cast for another outfielder. Purtell In the Field. With Janvrln back In the Infield at Jersey City, Billy Purtell has been shifted to the outfield, which would in dicate that Bill’s arm Is all right again. It ts only the lame arm that paused Boston to lot him go. HARRY MMNTIRE IS A BREWER Sidearm SpHbal! Twlrler la Pur chased From Chlcaflo Cuba by Milwaukee Club. Harry Mclntire, who was a National league sensation a couple of years ago, was purchased from the Chicago Cubs. Mclntire, who went to the Cubs from Brooklyn, was One of the star flingers of baseball until Inst season, Harry Mcintire. when he failed to get In proper shape. He failed to regain his major league stride thi3 spring so Chance decided to let. him out. While Mcintire may not b® good enough fcr the major arena, Hugh Duffy thinks he will come back and fling fine bail in tho association. lie is a heady fiinger and has a sidearm spitbail, which is practically unhit table when working correctly. Sykes Misses a Game. The game at Mobile between the Crackers and Gulls on May 5 was the first regularly scheduled game Earl Sykes has missed in three years where his own club was playing. In 1910 he went through tho entire season with the Dayton Central League club without missing even one inning, and last year he went through every in ning of each game played by the Crackers without missing and played 17 games this wesson before a spilt finger forced him from the line-tip. In all, Sykes participated in 300 succes sive games without, missing an inning. ADDITIONAL BASEBALL PAGE 5 FIRST SHOWING OF FALL COATS SEE WINDOW TODAY. SIMON MENDEL. CHICAGO’S HARVEST. Five Minion Dollars Spent During the Convention. Chi ago, June 22.—More than $*. 000,000 was expended by delegates, politicians and convention visitors in the last 10 days, according to esti mates-made by Chicago hotel mana gers tonight. Of this sum, it is esti mated. S3,.W0,000 was expended for fond, drink and sleeping rooms, the remainder being distributed among toe theaters, amusement parks and retail stores. It is estimated tha! Chicago entertained 200,000 visitors during * >0 convention. AMERICAN HORSES WIN. Ixmdon, June 22—The fourth coach ing marathon of four-In hand teams, which were driven to the International Horse Show from Olympia ihis after noon. was won by Judge Moore, who thus becomes permanent owner of tie. ['caching marathon gold challenge cut) Aured Q. Vanderbilt was only abie to get sixth ,)iac,e among the li start ers. Judge Moore also was succes - ful in class 48 for pairs of harness horses shown to a victoria, sociable oi barouche, which he won with Loil Keaton and Lady Seaton. SUMMER SCHOOL. The summer s#ioo! conducted each season under the aiispiOea of the su rpfintendent of schools, will open Monday in the high school building. This schoo| is conducted lor the Inn efll of those who through sickness, absence or other cause Tailed to make Iheir grades at the last term. Prin cipal Try MoKenfeie and Miss Moor head have been secured as teacher and there will likely be quite a large attendance. START LABOR REFORMS, New York, June 22.— In a circular to stockholders of the United Stans Steel Corporation, Klltert II. (Jury, chainuHn of the corporation, art noun! ed today that the finance com mittee. acting In accordance with Us recommendations of April, 1907. ard recommendations of the committee of ritOCkiildeio, Which last winter inves tigat'd labor conditions at the cor porations mills, hns adopted resolu tions atming at a number of labor re forms. The resolutions prUvide for the abolition of seven day labor in r»ll the works Of the steel corporation excofff under special circumstances and then only upon the consent of he finance committee. -I-,---! FIRST SHOW NG OF FALL COATS SEE WINCOW TODAY. SIMON! MENDEL, STOVALL IS MANAGER Selected as Leader of St. Louis American League Team, Bobble Wallace Will Remain as Short stop Without Any Cut In His Sal ary—Hedges Ha3 Confidence In New Man. George Stovall is the new manager of the St. Louis Browns—Bobble Wal lace returns to the field ac an ordinary player again. It's a heartless thing, this baseball. But even St. Louis— accustomed as fans there are of see ing their teams trailing the proeesh— are demanding a winner. Bobbie Wal lace couldn’t produce it—can Stovall? This isn't Stovall's first experience as a manager. Last season he led the Cleveland Naps the latter part of the schedule and made a good job of it. In fact, he put such life and ginger Into tile Naps (hat they looked better than they have at any time In years. There was a big howl when Harry Davis assumed the managerial duties at Cleveland. Fans wanted Stovall to stick, but Owner Charles Somers couldn't see It that way. This move put Stovall on the mar ket, because It's pretty hard for one to play as a private where lie once was master. Chicago wanted him, but refused to swap Rollo Zelder for him. St. Louis flnnily landed, and George has been a power In the infield there this spring. He has batted among the league leaders. as»l his fielding has been sensational. In fact, he has made the whole short garden look good. Now he is manager. Can he George Stovaj hold the place? Many men have brok en down under the strain of holding two jobs at the same time. President Hedges of the Browns believes Stovall will make good. Mr. Hedges issued this; statement on the situation: “In depos'pg Mr. Wallace as manager of the St. Louis Browns, we deposed one of the grandest and most gentlemanly ball players that baseball has ever known. lie has been connected with this club since Its start and in all the last ten years he has been loyal and faithful in every possible way. However, we feel that the best interests of the club demand the appointment of a new manager. Greatly as we regret deposing Mr. Wallace as manager, the welfare of the ball club is paramount to the in dividual. We want, and must have, a winning ball club. Expense and ef fort will not be spared to get one. For that reason we make the change." It Is some consolation, however, to know that Wallace will drag down the same salary he received as manager and that he will play shortstop under Stovall. Wallace started playing ball Bobby Wallace. way back In 1893 and has competed ever since. HIb first Job was as a seraipro around Pittsburg; then he landed with Cleveland. The franchla* was transferred to 8t. ,1/Ouls and Bob* CHICAGO PITCHER TO SUCCEED CY YOUNG Ed Waleh, Premier T wirier for the Whit* So*. Jimmy CallRhnn, manager of the Chicago White Sox, expects Ed Walsh to break Cy Young's record an a pltch er. Callahan insists Walsh will bo as great a pitcher in ten years as he is today, and that In point of games won will go above the mark set by the veteran who is with the Boston Na tionals, but who is reported to be on the verge cf retiring. "Walsh lias a perfect pitching mo tion: he doesn’t try to work the hat ter by throwing waste balls; his dis position Is of tho best; his habits couldn’t be improved upon—there isn't anything too good for me to say about Waisli," declares Callahan. "He is tho host pitcher in baseball. There isn’t any question in my mind as to that. He baa the ability. Ho j has the temperament. What more i could a manager ash?” Denver has released Pitcher Joe Pfetler. John McGraw has asked for first waivers on A1 Detnaree. The Giants are playing better ball this year than was expected. Cleveland has signed Kenneth Nash, shortstop of Hrown university. Ten Million, almost a big leaguer, is playing with Sioux City now. Hank O'Day announces that he will hang a $50 fine on every player who isn't in bed by 11:30. JackFon of the Boston Braveft is starting to hit the same as last year, when he set the league afire. Another rote on the iime of starting games in Now York will he taken, the balloting to continue until July 5. Dave Robertson, paid to be the best pitcher develop'd In the .South this spring, will join the Giants soon. Haltimore will grub a couple of Princeton players—Cameron, a third baseman, and White, a shortstop. Boh ITnglaub, the one-time fa- j mous major league player, baa been : unconditionally released by Baltimore, i Connie Mack still smiles In the facp ! of adversity. “The boys will get to gether some of these days," he says. Young Saler is playing a wonderful game for tho Cubs. Some of his stops of low throws at first are magnificent. They say that the watch Phlladel phia fans gave Kid Gleason la an or nate affair that ran do everything but talk. Pill Bergen, v/lio used to backstop fur the Brooklyn Superb",a. Is doing good work for Jack Dunn's Baltimore team. The St. Louis Browns added Home real ball players to Its roster this spring. But they're back at the old stand. [ Jack Hendricks' Denver team, wln ! ner of the Western longue pennant i last season, Is out In front and going* | strong. ^ | The prospects of President Charles; j Ebbets dedicating his new bail park; j with a first-division club are remote; at present. The Now York American league' team purchased Outfielder Maloney from the Brockton team In the New England league. There have been a number of good throws to the plate from the outfield on New York fields, Red Murray being especially proficient. It is beginning to be apparent that nil teems look alike to the White Sox. who continue to win, regardless of who oppnu<>s them Clark Griffith Is after Kppa Rlxejr, the Virginia southpaw, and has mad* the youngster a tempting offer, ac cording to advices. ^ Pitcher Bill Burns, who has played a game or two with almost every club in the big leagues, has been shipped hack to Minneapolis. Maybe Ed Sweeney has to guess what Ford throws, ns has been claim ed, but he is a shark at doing so. They make very few battery errors. j Helnle Zimmerman, of the Cubs, is making a specialty this season of. knocking the ball to all corners .of the lot, and Is rapidly getting into the Wagner Meyers class as a batter. 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