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THE BRIDGEPORT TIDIES
Monday, August 22, 1921 Hillies And Derbies Grapple Today For Pennant Lead Pagre Four 1 Crasho-No. End Series Carded At last a series for city titular honors between tbe Crashes and North Ends is announced. After considerable discussion between Managers Jack Redmond of the Crashes and George Rowe of the North Ends it has been arrang ed to play the first game next Sunday, Sept. 4, and a double header Labor Day, at Seaside Park. Both teams have large followings and the rivalry be tween the two organ i zat i o ns is keen. Some exciting ball is prom ised in the series. CRASBXKS 'J'lUM TRANS. Yesterday afternoon the Crashes took the Iran A. C. com bination in camp by the score of 5 to 5. In their first game the teams had engaged in a 5 to 5' tie. Old Columbus Stars Beaten In one of the hardest played games istof the season, the Colonial A. C. de Heated the Columbus Old Timbers, yes feberday morning at Seaside Park by f"th& score of 6 to 5. The Columbus combination is an Mb i ay of old players that represented arhe organization on the Bridgeport fdiamomds in 1909 when they held the f city title. The features of the sam? was the Shitting of Bill Luciano and the field Sng of Lew Vick. better known as Frank Frich," because of his line tail-around playing as Frich of the Giants. UCoIonials 03010000 2 6 (Columbus 00001130 0 5 iBen Buckley I Still Winning ; At the Orange County Fair, held at tMiddletown, N. Y., last week, Benja Sroin A. Bulkley of Southport, won fefirst prize on his staTlion "Bingara"; first prize on his yearling colt; first ;prize on his brood mare and colt; Jfirst prize on his road horse -"Raffles." :f His pacer, "Northen Direct," won "jfithe 2:08 pace race in three straight Etoeats. First heat was in 2:07 1-4; Eseoond heat in 2:07 3-i, and third eheat in 2:07 -2. 'Northen Direct" will start in the ithe 2:08 pace at Poughkeepsie, N. iS"., this week, over a mile track. His race at Middletown, X. Y., was over a half mile track. -The Chamber of Commerce cup, valued at $200. was given to Mr. Bulkley for the fastest Smile made in the 20S pace class by his pacer "Northen Direct." SPORT SNAPSHOTS ITHACA Francis T. Sheehan, Cor nell's athletic trainer for 23 years, al so participant in Olympic champion ships, has resigned. NEW YORK Jack Phillips, old ! t running star, led Frank Titterton to I t the tape in the two-mile racet at j 1 Ulmer Park. I MIDDLE TOWN, X. Y. -Walter C. ("Hagen, twice winner of the open U. S. t title, has decided to retire from com f petition. ij H LONDON Mrs. Arthur Hamilton ( failed in her attempt to swim the i English channel. She was in the wa- I tor 20 nours. PHILADELPHIA Joe Welling and I Charley White will meet in an eight ; round bout here on Aus. 31. NEW YORK Double swimming honors came to Ethelda Bleibtrey at ( Woodmere. She was the winner in ' the free style and back stroke events. WILL NOT DO Keenan, a semi-pro outfielder, hail ting from New Jersay, (Gene Mc f Cann's former abode ' and ex-apple-t jack center) was in a Derby uniform i yesterday, but will not be retained, . McCann announced to the press box. I McCann believes it is risky business in trying out youngsters during the heat I of a pennant sprint and will continue hunt for an experienced outiie.ld- LIKE "GINGER" ?r" Shinault, catcher, sold by ven to Cleveland for J10.000, George Weiss' claim, is a big in the Forest City, according Hurley, of the Evening Star ho spent a part of his vaca Cleveland. Hurley saw Shi- . perform in a game during his -.y tnere. linger is r.emg cra-K- fnot in action daily, says iiuriey. ED WALSH SPEAKS t "The trouble with the game," de I clares "Ed" Walsh, former Brddge fport manager," is that the pitchers .Chink they are matinee idols. In the told days we took the miouiul whon Lver we were ordered. We were rnot requested to do it as the boys are c now. They've got the managers bamboozled, that's all." LEWIS VS. COPS A game which is of much interest to downtown sports is to bo played at Seaside park this afternoon between ft Connie Lewis' AllStars and Jack Hal Jrpln's coppers. The teams have met I twice before. In the first sutto. Bill I Jaggers of the "Bulls" held the All ;T Stars o one hit and Bhut them out, I 5 0. Connie's gang got away with the second game, 10 to 9, LAWYERS VS. DOCTORS, The lawyers and doctors are ready for their annual baseball t!H which will be staged at Seaside Park this evening. McCANN BOOST The report that Oana MoCann is ibeing mentioned as the next manag- -r or tne naw lfirK Yanueeo, may eeem far fetched, but It's not an .im possibility. Gene's suc-ess with J nothing more than an ordinary team $r ui trie rarK .ty na. uettn iiuLiiiftg ahort ox marvelous. Then again Gene packs quite a pull with th-2 Yankee owners. Waterbury Demo- Joe Smith Lifts Ball Over Fence In 50-50 Break By GEORGE II FIRSTBROOK No need for the undertakers yet! Brown Derbies broke even with the Hillies in a hectic doubleheader and will endeavor to get the odd game of the series today. Over 6.000 fans witnessed the two games and yet we hear the querv: "What's the matter with baseball?" The Derbies are still there despite the three losses to Hart ford. Look out for a big gain this week! Three games at Al bany, beginning tomorrow, and a two-day setto at Worcester on Friday and Saturday. The shouters staged a herculean noise-fest yesterday. Some of Ihe big doings were Shanty House's pitching in the first game. The tutor was there. Pitched excellent ball against the bing wonders from the Berkshires. - Also don't overlook Joe Smith's home run oved the right field fence. Longest welt of the season hereabouts. . Presentations of flowers for House and Manager Gene Mc Cann. That doesn't mean that the other 16 participants in the Derbv pay-roll are not entitled to recognition. "Big Bertha" Spouting Derbies are going at "Big Bertha" speed! Forget the games that were lost! Look up the records! Derbies have been occupying first or second place with the exception of 15 days of the championship season to date. Bridgeport has got a stomach full of baseball whatever happens. Don't begrudge Albany winning a couple of doubleheaders in a row or the hard-luck Hartford Senators winning three in a row from the Derbies. Perk up! The race is close. More TNT stuff McCann, and we'll breeze over the tape a winner. FIRST GAME. Rav and Martin were on the bags in the first, but a fast double by Till man. Rodriguez and Stapleton halted all scoring aspirations. Three bingles in a row netted a tally for the Hillies in the second. Baker singled to right, and Stapleton poked a liner to loft. Baker was cut off at the plate by Emmerich's per fect chuck, but Bosse slammed a single into left that sent Stapleton over the pan. Hammond cheated Smith out of a hit in the second by a classy stop. Gene Martin gave the multitude a chance to clap in the third when he made a running catch of Capes' elon gated fly. Martin Bangs in Kan. McLaughlin tied the iicore in the third on a pass, advancing to third on House's sacrifice and Emmerich's out. Ray also earned a free passage, when Martin doubled to right, scoring Mac and putting Ray on third. A sensational running catch by Bosse concluded a thrilling session. Buck Lai sprung into prominence in the fourth when he pulled down Stapleton's long fly. A lightning double play by Em merich and Rodriguez electrified the throng in the fifth. Bosse reached first base when he was cracked on the wrist with one of House's shoots. Hargreaves banged a hard ball into left with Bosse speeding around the circuit. Emmerich by a wonderful throw to Rodriguez stifled Bosse. Ray to the Front. Ray's two base slam through Ham mond carried Emmerich over the plate with Bridgeport's second rn in the fifth. Kingdon's scooping catch of Copes' bullet-speed liner in the sixth started roars from the crowd. Smith Cracks Out Homer. Joe Smith gave a demonstration of Babe Ruth stuff in the sixth when he lifted the ball over the right field fence for a homer. Joe's achieve ment hurled the 6000 spectators into a frenzied whirl. Gus Gardella's catch of Kingdon's foul against the bleachers was also a fancy feat of the sixth. Stapleton's fielding of Ray's grounder in the seventh was a pretty play with Tillman taking the throw at first. Stapleton made another fast play LI "What's the matter with baseball?" Woman with five adults and two sons in the loner pants class made a pur chase of seven errand stand tickets for the Brldgepgr-t-Pittsfield double hender yesterday, Waterbury Tukt Kotiee Joe Lenry, Pras City resident anil Albany player, likas to be in fast company fop n change, Yes terday ho deserted Waterbury end came to Bridgeport to see the Hillies and Derbies play, Joe baa about recovered from Ids see? oml injury of tlie season and t'iiwts to rejoin Albany in time fo play in the series against Bridgeport In the Hudson town tlds week. Again, "What's the fnajtter with baseball?" That roaring crowd of 6,000 at Newfielci park yesterday Shtjuid ba given an opportunity to fill in questionnaires. A Whisper Prera Dick Mi j yen Beard Between Innings "I've read a lot about f3ene MoCann's flashy toggery, but how about Official Scorer Frank Efr fingbam Nolan's parole shirt?'' Honors for George WmiBf 'Mayor" AJ jaefcson of Qld Mill Green gaye a iemopad-e parF the otfeep night; hRfif pf ?54JF & in the eighth when he handled Rodri guez's bunt, fell down, and chucked his runner out at first. Two Derbies got on the bags in the eighth when Martin singled, and Kingdon walked, but there was no scoring. GAMJ2 NO. 2. Homo Talent Shows Off. Howie Baker showed the home folks how he can swing the club, in the fourth, when the Hillies scored two runs. Baker larruped the ball to center for a triple, scoring Bates after the latter singled. Stapleton smashed the ball to center, scoring Baker. Lai Drives in Run. The Derbies hammered Snover for three hits in the fourth which yielded one run. Rodriguez, Smith and Lai did the leather stinging, the latter's single to left scoring the Cuban. Great Throw by Emmerich. Emmerich and Smith executed a double play that blocked the bold at tempt of the Hillies to score after Hargreaves and Snover singled and advanced on Capes' sacrifice. Em merich clutched Gardella's fly and made a perfect throw to the plate, cutting off Hargreaves. A pair of Derbies, Ray and Martin, passed away on the bases in the fifth when Baker pulled down Rodriguez's fly on a sprint. More Shouting Fuel. Bornhoeft and Rodriguez put a double across in the seventh which was a peacherino. Snover had banged out his second hit for an opener and Capes went to the bat under orders to sacrifice. The latter popped to Bornhoeft, who tossed Snover out at first. Ray's triple behind the scoreboard and Rodriguez's single netted Bridge port one run in the eighth. Snover showed signs of wavering and Wally Hammond sent Bill McCorry to the warmup pasture but Snover sailed the threatened gale. The mighty bat of Hammond sent two runs over for the Hillies in the ninth which clinched victory, Har greaves and Capes scoring after they had singled. The Last Kic. McLaughlin tripled to right, and he stayed there as Snover retired the next three batters. STAMFORD The. Snannor nnrl !Keewayden were the winners in the I Stamford Yacht Club's races vester- day. HITTING THE SPORT TRAIL With Geo. E. Firstbrook Bnley at which the keys of the burg were turned over to Q, V, between slips. High school athletes showed poor sportsmanship by not com peting in the A.A.TT, state chain-: pionsdUps Saturday at Pleas uro Beach, The Red and Blank boys came in for some son rolling crii icism on tiio part Of officials j als the parties winch induced them not to participate in the com petition were not spared. The pikers shuld ho exposed by Capl . Max Baura and others who arc familiar with the facts in the case, With Pittsfield prowding the Der bies for the Eastern Ieagne leader shin the ''creoeia," series stuff is her ing taipped heFe. This week will also see some expiting doings in New fork when the Pirates tackle the Siants an 4 jn Clfiwland, where the Yanks and Indians will paitle. SometbJntj like Texas going Repnbiicatt that double win of Albany over Worcester, yester day, and the double, thrashing given Worcester Sat orris y. Don't overlook the fact thai the Derbies will be in the flag chase until ihe end. just as suxe as Danbuty Fair Diamond Dazzlers Here are the scintillating stars of the two major leagues: NATIONAL LEAGUE. Hitting ilorrisby. St. Louis . . Pitching Adams, Pittsburgh. Run Getting Bancroft, N. V. Base Stealing Frisch N. Y. . . Home Runs Kelly, New York, Won 13, lost 3. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Hitting Hoilman, Detroit . ... Pitching Coveleskie, Cleve. . . Run Getting' Ruth, N. Y Base Stealing Harris, Wash. . . Homo Ruins Ruth, New York Won 20, lost 8. .400 .800 98 42 20 .408 .714 130 24 46 Every Little Bit Helps, Bo! FIRST GAME. Pittsfield. ab r h o a e Capes, If. 4 0 0 2 0 0 Gardella, 3b 3 0 0 1 2 0 Hammond, 2b 3 0 1 3 3 0 Bates, ss 4 0 0 1 2 0 Baker, rf 3 0 2 2 0 0 Stapleton, lb 3 119 3 0 Bosse, cf 2 0 1 3 0 0 Hargreaves, c 3 0 0 2 ft 0 Tillman, p 3 0 0 1 3 0 Totals 28 1 5 24 13 0 Bridgeport. ab r h o a e Emmerich, If 3 112 2 0 Ray, 2b 2 0 13 10 Martin, cf 4 0 3 3 0 0 Rodriguez, Lb 3 0 0 10 0 0 Smith, c 4 1112 0 Kingdon, ss 3 0 1 4 3 0 Lai, rf 4 0 0 2 0 0 McLaughlin, 3b 2. 1 0 2 2 0 House, p 2 0 0 0 3 0 Totals 27 3 7 27 13 0 Pittsfield Bridgepor 01000000 0 1 00101100 0 3 Home run, Smith. Two base hits, Martin, Ray. Sacrifice hits, Ray. Rodriguez, House. Hit by pitched ball, Bosse. Struck out by House 1, Tillman 2. Base on balls off House 2, Tillman 3. Double plays, Emmer ich and Rodriguez: Tillman, Gardella, Scapleton. Wild pitch, Tillman. Um pires, Ennis and Bransfield. SECOND GAME. Pittsfield. ab i a 0 5 5 o 0 0 0 0 3 Capes. If Gardella, 3b Hammond, 2b Bates, ss Baker, rf Stapleton, lb Besse, of Hargreaves, c Snover, p Totals 0 .4 5 0 1 14 0 3 0 34 5 14 2.7 IS 1 Bridgeport. ab h o 1 1 3 5 r 2 2 10 1 5 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 Emmerich, If Ray, 2 b Martin, cf Rodriguez, lb Smith, c Kingdon, ss Ial, rf M-7'Laughlinl, 3fo xF.ornhoeft, p xHouse Totals 38 2 11 27 15 0 xBatted for Bornhoeft in ninth. Pittsfield 00020100 2 5 Bridgeport 00010001 0 2 Three base hits, Ray, McLaughlin, Baker. Sacrifice hits. Capes, Har greaves. Stolen bases, Bates. I.ai. f it by pitched ball, Gardella. Struck out by Bornhoeft 4, Snover 2. Base on Halls off Bomthoeft 3, Snover 2. Double plays, Emmerich and Smith; McLaughlin and Rod-riguez. Bates, Hammond and Staipleton. Umpires, Bram-field and Ennis. Eastern League GAMES TOMORROW. Bridgeport at Albany. Springfield at Pittsfield. Worcester at New Haven. Wa'terbury at Hartford. Games Today. Pittsfield at Bridgeport. Hartford at Waterbury. Worcester at New Haven. Springfield at Albany. Scores Yesterday. Bridgeport o: Pittsfield 1 fist). Pittsfield 6; Bridgeport 2 (2nd). Albany 2; Springirield 1 (1st). Albany 7; Springfield 3 (2nd). Waterbury 7: Hartford 2. New Haven 7; Worcester 3. Standing of Teams. Won. Lost. P.C. Bridgeport 65 4o .693 Pittsfield 66 46 .589 Worcester 6 4 48 .671 Hartford 58 62 .527 'New Haven 58 64 .518 ! Springfield 51 64 .443 j Waterbury 46 61 .429 Albany 41 76 .349 Major Leagues AMimiOAN, 8t, Louis 6, New York 4. Washington 8, Chieago 0, Cleveland 4, Boston 0, Detroit 5, Philadelphia 8, Standing of Teams, W, L. P.C, Cleveland T--, 73 43 ,626 New York; ,,,,,,,,,, 68 43 ,813 Washington 64 54 .542 st, Leuis 57 6 IBoston , . 1 ' 158 69 ,4 6$ Detroit . . . 65 64 -462 Chieaga 48 66 ,426. Philadelphia 4,a 73 .363 Today's Games. Botsen at Cleveland. New Ypr-k at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Detroit. Washington at -Chicago. NATIONAL. New fork 7, St. Louis 4. Brooklyn 8, Cirieinnati 4. Standing of Teams. P.O. .663 :'59 3. :?1 -636 .448 .464 .316 Pittsburgh 5 49 2iew ork Bostsn ... IT Louis 1 Cincinnati fl M 48 86 Chicago it Philadejpfiia .'.1111.11 36 Today's Games. St. Louis at Kea York. Chicago at Bhiladeiphia. Cineinnatf at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at tBoston- AdFertise In "Eke Tiine Al Paige Drives Out Four Hits In White Eagle Win By CHICK CREATON City League Standing TTT... W L P.C. White Eagles 7 1 875 tea box 4 4 .500 Blessed Sacraments.. 4 4 .500 Eko A. A. 3 4 .429 Wayside A. C. 3 5 .375 Lone Stars 2 5 .286 For the first time this season three City League games were played at Seaside Park in which the league leading White Eagles defeated the Waysides, the Blessed Sacraments trimmed the Lone Stars, and the Ekos beat the White Rose. The White Eagle-Wayside game was the best played and most inter esting of the afternoon. Mills, the kingpin hurler of the league, held the Waysides hitless for seven frames. But in the Beventh session the Way sides burst out with a a rally which netted them three runs, being the only inning in which they scored. Allie Pacge, champion swatsmith of last season and who is clouting the" horsehide at a smart fast clip of late, made a quartet of hits in as many trips to the dish. Polly Tnrgon Stars Polly Targon, leading hitter of the Eagles, accepted 12 chances at :the initial sack without slip. Polly also batted for .500 in two trips to the plate. McGran, the rangy first baseman of the Waysides, garnered one-third of the hits for his team, connecting safely twice. He also made 10 put outs perfectly. There were extra base clouts aplenty in this tilt, four duets and a couple of triples. McElwee, Dailey. McGran and Farrell being credited with the double and O'Boyle and Paige with the three-base variety. The lineup: White Eagles McElwee, cf; Don dero. If; Iassogna, 3b. Targon, c; O'Boyle, 2b; Paige, ss; Jarzynski, rf; Perry, rf; Dailey, lb; Mills, p. Waysides Gammeli. rf; D. Cretel- One Hit Wins Can't beat baseball for the unex pected stuff: Look here!! Here's a team, the so-called "speedy" North Ends, ithat larruped the ball for FOURTEEN safe hits and was beaten by the Fairfield team that made ONE hit. Score of 2 to 1. And to cop the "sensation." Manager George Bowe of the North Ends, issued (the following statement at 7:30 a. m. to day: "Even the best of teams have to lose a game once in a whfle." Before THEY THOUGHT SHE LADY SUFFOLK . Lady Suffolk was the first horse to bettor the 2:30 mark for a mile in harness. In 1845 she bettered her own record by trotting the second heat of a. race in 2:29. She was owned by David Bryan, who died in New Orleans in 1851. Bryan bought the trotter for a decidedly small sum. The horse was originally bought for $31.52. Sou nd views To The Front The cocky Shamrocks were knock ed icff th-elr pedestal yesterday by the Soundviaw A. C, nine. Score 6 to 4, The Shammies not only Host the game, but also their star pitcher, Schiller, who will hereafter be seen in a Soundview uniform. It was a pitchers' baitcle, Lilla allowing four hits and Schiller four. The Sound Ruth Excels Wagner And Other Batting Demons Of By-gone Days, Rusie Says New Torif, Aug, gg Ames Rusle, ari idol of baseball fans mere than 20 years ago, sat on the sidelines at the Polo Grounds during & reeent game between the Yankees and White go, -mapelling in Babe Ruth Whom he deelaped te be the greatest figure in baseball, "It's been 1 years sinee J Baw a major league game," Rusie remarks ed. "The game surely has taken long strides. Baek n my day we had seme heavy hitters, tout none of them couid hGld 3- candle to Ruth. I refer to Wagner, Lajoi and Ed Delehanty.' Rack ia the nineties, when Rusie appeared at the pole Clreunds the cheers and the sheuting were all foF him. The Hoosier Cyclone, they call ed him, for he was considered the greatest right-handed twirier jn the game. He dropped from the game in 1868 after trying vainly tor two years to overcome the handicap ef an injured arm. When Rusie Isft the game he re turned to his home in Muneie, jnd., and later went t9 Seattle, Wash., where he worked as a laborer. He is past the 58 marit in years and his ban- is gray. He sat unnoticed by playars and fan aUke, for ha was, unknown 'a W: la, 2b; Germain, 3b; Clark, If; Mc Gran, lb; M. Cretella, ss; Hennessey, cf. Farrell, p; Collins, c. W. Eagles 02221020 9 4 1 W. A.C. 00000003 0 3 6 4 Sacraments and Ekos Win The Blessed Sacraments swamped the Lone Stars 16 to 1 and the Ekos whitewashed the Red Hose boys S-0. In the eight sessions the Sacrements lambasted the apple to the tune of 12 runs, which is as far as we know a record for a single frame. Four times the numbar of tallies of the other eight stanias. There were hits galore, many of them of the extra-base type. Buckley of the Sacraments whiffed 12 of the Star clan and didn't issue a single free pass. While Kraft was touched up for 14 "Annie Oakley's." In the fourth canto, Simmons of the Sacraments poled out a homer with one runner on base, that being the only circuit clout of the aftor noon. ' Chelaoey Shakes Jinx. Charley Chelacey, receiver for the Bed Hose, who is known to be the most hard luck performer of the league, was O. K. yestr-rday and play ed a stellar game. Old guy hard luck is always pursuing Charley, this game being about the only one of the season where he didn't injure a finger or something else. Yesterday's games placed the Red Sox and Blessed Sacraments in tie for second, while the White Eagles are still leading the lintch and the Lone Stars occupying trie cellar position. Score by innilngs: Lone Stars. . 01000000 0 1 B. Sacrament 0 0 2 0 0 2 012 16 Batteries Kraft and Kochiss; Buckley and Dorkin. Bed Sox 00000000 0 0 Ekos 3 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 8 Batteries Frank and Chelacey; Quill and Beaumont. Game Against 14 yesterday's freakish setback art Fair field the North Ends had a record of 12 straight wins. The lineups: North Ends. Wetstein, rf; Ander son, lb; A. Finlayson, cf; B. Finlay son. If; Coles, 2b; C. Mecrbach, c; Boehm, ss; Goode. 2b; Hayes, p. Fairfield. Dalling, lb; Bock, 2b; MoGarry, If; Leahy, c; Murphy. 3d; Bigelow, ss; Brother-ton, ss; Bisley cf; Flannagan, rf; lloran, p. R H. E. N.Ends 00001000 0 1 14 2 FairTld 02000000 2 1 1 WAS A WONDER. views are now out with a defi to meet the Irans. The lineup : Soundviews. Strousa. cf; Kiely. rf; 'Foder, 3b; Pelsar. If; Onady, 2b; Creagin, c; Erric Kish. lb; Lllla Beans, p; Grimalow, ss. Shamrocks. iPruelberg, cf; Broad beck, ss; Kinanc, rf; Hafele, 2b; Shiller, p; H. Myers, 3b: Gallagher, If; Smith lb; Dooley, c. R. H. E. Sham'ks 10002001 0 4 2 3 S'vl-ews 0 0002040 -0 1 4 3 CLEVELAND A field of 125 will start In the Western golf titular ruggle tomorrow. Then Kid Olaason, the old manager ef the White Sox, reeof?nlzed him. They were rivals for pitching honors in the eld days, "I'm sure glad to gee )?oi! Amos," smiled Gleaaon, "6apms like old times to gee you ftreund," The f&moua old twlrlor returned the greeting r.r.d tiiey walk ed to the White Box dug-out arm, in arm. Although Rusie has not witnessed a major league game for so many years ' he said he tiad kept up with the game through the newspapars, Rnsie paid he didn't approve of putting a eurto on the styles of pitch ing, '"Give them a chance to de velop. In my time we were not per mitted to soil the ball and there were no freak deliveries. We had to de pend on speed and fast breaking curves and we had a great ad vantage ever the batters. The batter of today has the edge, however. The livelier hall and curbing of pitchers ; are the reasons. This can be carried ; too far. '"The eFOwds are greater today than , ...... 4imo P.ncahn ....... a . ' national institution, The White Sox scandal has net hurt the game much. Judge Landis has offset black Local Boys With Pittsfield Play Giltedged Ball If such a thing should come to pass as Pittsfield beating out Briogeport for the pennant a big share of the blame can be plac ed on the trio or Bridgeport play ers cavorting in Hillies' uni form Johnny Tillman, Howie Baker and Frank Stapleton. All three of these boys played a fterling brand of ball yesterday and demonstrated the high grade players the local sandlots are graduating. Till ma 11. although he pitched tbe losing tilt tor the Hillies, twirled a fine game. Too bad he wasn't in the second. Howie Baker was a real cut up with his stick, getting a pair of singles in game No. 1, and a triple and brace of singles in the second tilt. Stapleton played a fast game at the initial sack, accepting 27 chances without an error and biting safely three times in the two games. 1 Weiss Crawls Back In Hole George Weiss, New Haven owner... has evidently decided to let last Wed- ) nesday's doubleheader fiaM8 fade from memory. No claim of a forfeit : for Bridgeport's refusal to play a,; second game has been filed with i Prexy Dan 0Neil, the latter stated j yesterday at Newfield Park. "If therei is, I will act quickly," said Dan. Big League Dust Miller Huggins and Lee Fohl were the principals in a mob scene in St. Louis which called the police on the field. Yanks lost tooth of the games to the Browns. Cleveland made a gain In the American League race toy shutting: out the Red Sox 4 to 0. The Giants stole five bases off Ain-, smith, former Detroit and Washing--ton catcher, in their 7 to 4 win over) the Cards. Ross Young was the hat ting demon of the day, getting a, triple and two singles in the melee. Harry Heilman, of the Detroit I Tigers, poked out another homer toi i his credit against the Athletics. Two-i ' were on the sacks. Pitcher Ehmke of the Tigers.; marked his return to action by shut- : ting out the Connie Mack clan 5 to 0. The Pirates and Giants will stage a doubleheader on the Polo Grounds' on Wednesday. Ty Cobb has signed up Pitcher James Walsh, a southpaw, for the Tigers. If he isn't fast enough for ' Detroit he will be shipped to New Haven for development. Three Cincinnati pitchers failed to stop the Dodgers, who beat the Dodgers, 9 to 4. RAY SPIKED Tommy Ray was accidentally spik ed toy Outfielder Capes while in ac tion 3'esterday. "First Aid to the In jured'' was extended to Ray and he gamely continued in the game. Ray had a big day, fielding perfectly and hitting the apple hard. In the second game he whaled out a triple and two singles, after getting a double in the first action. His triple landed behind the scoreboard, which would have coTinted for a homer hut for ground rules. VENICE JRS. TITLE The Venice Juniors of the North End, won the Junior Recreation League trophy, when they defeated the Pioneer A. C. Hy the 6 to 5 count. When Ambrose relieved Verrnlli in the fifth inning the game was 5-0 in favor of the Pioneers, but VerrilU held them scoreless from then on and the Venice nine won when they scored six runs in the next two ses sions Tomassetti's spectacular catch when he robbed Darak of a sure homer featured the fray. OLD APPLE SOCKED The :cld apple was given a terrifio bruising yesterday in the Bridgeport Pittafield double melee. the chief sookei'c; being, as follows: Smith -Home run over rightfield fence and a single. Ray Triple, double and two sin gles. Martin One double and three sin gles. Baker Triple and four singles. SNAPPY GAMES One encoii racing1 thing that has been notel in the Eastern League of late is the absence of two hour games. For the greater part of the season contests of two hours or mora wfrp very common. The umps have been getting after the players lately and the results are evident. GARDELLA THERE A veteran fan was observing Gus Gardella of the Pittsfield team yes terday, and he ventured the state ment that the cratoby one was still as lively as ever, with little signs of grow-ing age. CJus has been playing in this section for over ten years and can still stay up there with the best of 'em. CRANES DANCE TO MI" SIC. Summer visitors to Tavisstock Island, in the Portsmouth, (N. II.) hartoor, have. been entertained this year by the strange antics of a flock of snow white era"-- a species nevei before observed there, which dance on the sands to the strains of music. Gathering In groups the birds as sume odd postures locally designated the "Crane Virginia Reel," and ad vance toward one another to the tune of the music as if to make, saluta tion. The birds resemble the common ashy gnay crane with a long black neck. BASEBALL At Newfield Park TODAY PITTSFIELD 3:30 F. M.