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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATl'lWAY, JUXR 15, 1018 j TUB fcETHBRlDGB DAILY I.'ERALD PAGE SKS'EX ADDITIONAL SPORT His Feats in 1884 Have Never Been Equalled by I la 72 18 iri 30 Days. Pitched 72 games during the season of Won IS games la succession la a period of 30 days. Pitched 37 consecutive games and woti 27 of Ihcm, r itched winning games on five sue- cessiro days. ZG garrfca out of 27 pitched In litllo more than a month. Waved right fteM wlien not JD the pitching -fcox. 4 Was compelled to deliver htgh or ball as batsman elected, Pitched lor a light hitting team anil won pennant through Ms own efforts. "When Pal Ragau pitched two games on successive- days this spring, al- though ho won only one of them, the feat produced a mild sensation in haseball circles. Instances of a pitcher be tag seat to 'FOHTHUL KIDNCYS SUCCEEDED' Where 'Travel and Change" of Climate Failed to Restore Hcaitb Zramilton, Ortt., Apr. ICMi. 1917. "Atwu1. fo3r years ago I you of my taadttioa from Muscular eml tUituraalism; Kidney Tremble nnd my tnoiis through travel .nnd. change ofctmafrla tin in of these uim-clrame guesLs.nrtl how lonlyfoiind Belief in Cin Fills after shading lot ol timeaud tnoney f a foreign lands. Iflndii] nJrancinc years n iiadency kidneys'I o getiut otonler more easily lh.i n formerly but a fcvr Cin puts oil otber inorc inrt Bladder Troubles to niv p-r- konal friends ihtoughowt Canada lo whom I well known us ft commercial (raveiltr Of Over forty years' active U7 {Signed) W.G.HErD. Cin for We a fcoi or txtiu for freo if you writa D.uz Co. of cr to United Si Si., Duff Jo, N.Y. (fae mound for two games ive days are now so raro that It gives rise to astonishment- If were developed wouM be; -i reigning national game, V Tlie hurtcr; who; jln major league does duty twice as an overworked licfb. 'and the pit flier who replaces a knocked out jiiounder once or twice a 'week Is lotted upon as a coniifiehaaWe uiem- ler of the staff. Were More Serviceable. Which points lo tho conclusion that the nitcbcrs ot thirty years ego were more serviceable than the present crop ol hurlere or'elso the batsmen ol tbo present time are more diffi- cult to deceive tho an- sluggers like Bra u (hera, Anson, Thompson, Connor and others ot that period I Whatever the reason may have been! baseball history records the fact lhat the pitchers ot io 30 years did not seem to think they were earning their by no means extravagant eala-1 rics unless they pitched four complete games each veok and play- ed In the cutfield on.the days lhat they were not in Ihc bos, Ofd-Timcrs Handicapped. There Is DO basis for a'.claim that tho conditions under which the inoundstfeon of old worked were eas- ier than those that now prevail. On tho contrary the rules governing' the delivery to the better ,vrere much more trying than they .now are. The greatest handicap placed on pitchers from IS70 to 1SS6 was what was known as the high-and low-ball rule. Un de r t Ma nil e the halt e r con Id call for a balMjctween.the kfiee and the belt nnd the shoulder, and thiii enabled many bard hitters to Insist on the delivery of the ball at the exact whcro they could 'boJt hit'it. Ilrouttura, Thompson, Connor and others could best hit a baft between the knee and the did terrific and' I'on Anson, who preferred -A ball uetwe.eii (he belt aud Ihe shoulder, also played havoc with the pitchers. Natural Batsmen. However, liicn were nat- ural bate nun, and oven after, the abo- lition of the high and low bail they to clout Ihe'SpheroSil with the'greatest vigor. Is questionable it the 50 djatnuce which the piichcrs from, the liwnc plate in early '50a was any fipecial, artvji'n-' 'i'tage. any event tlie Iiteh and jlow ball overbalanced all other con- "ge Iterations. j 'The- ipltcuer shoot 'the ball r straight .over tbe plate, but it it hap- pencil to go below the belt line when j a high ball hn.d been called for It was a JtnJl. Therefore the pitcher 'not only wos-retiuireU lo_send-the ball over the plate, but also at a certain -height. t '-4. If modern mouridsmen-vccro com- Candidate for'Commissioner of Public Works Radiator Repair Station Business I haVo returncct to open R radiator repair business Th'oso -vjha''knotf undcratanrt 'that 1 rfm i radlitor man to handle all Kinds of lo radhtors on Automobiles, and Tractors t ft'ra'r without removing tho tlnNti fttid rctutfi JoJ> looking a3 good bft stile (a sce'Vvhcro the rarnfr Jriade, yon have any Irowblc