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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBMPGE DAILY HERALD OUTFIELDER MILLS SOLO TO A CLASSY EXHIBITION OF BALL Indians Slipped it Over Maroons in Best Game of Season Heavy Hitting and Good Fielding Score 8-5 It wasn't a pitchers1 battle, nor an errorless exhibition of a fine art, the lilfc between the Indians and Maroons i a breatb' Tne across the pan last evening, but nevertheless ft be recorded in the minds of fans. and. players alike' as a neat and tidy contest and worth reference when fan and player join the fireside'league and are in a, retrospective mood. The In- the placed their antagonists oS their feet, ahd-before the latter could had three run- Four hits and -a ctnple of boots-did tne trick The" fifth -ended with the score 5-4 in "the Indians' favor. It was not des- tined to May that long The In- dians located Meyers' assortment and with the aid of a bungle slipped OVERSEAS TO GO TO MACLEOD ON CORONATION DAY The Overseas football team have decided to go to :Mac- leod on Coronation Day. They wiif leave on the 3 o'clock train and a large num'oer 'of fans will accompany them. The team that will play has not been chosen but" the ex- ecutive will do so at the next meeting. Games in the Big Leagues AMERICAN Philadelphia 700 001' 13 3 Chicago 200 210 6 11 4 Coombs and Lapp: Young and Sullivan and Block. Washington 300 000 S St. Louig.....000 000 9 Clarke. Boston........ 000 000. 10 1 Cleveland 300 110 10 1 Cicotte, Jape. Hall and Kfcmow; Voung and Land. Detroit at XeXw York, no garnet rain. 3 and Street: Pelty and Kansas 'City-.1. 000 200 5' Harriers on Trial Jaunt When Shorty Gray Uncorked His Three-Bagger dnms carried the day, abw not their-accustomed sijle. for they fought tooth and nail every inch ot the way. Xine fast innings played, at the conclusion of which The Indians bad eight tallies to their credit, whue itte Maroons had {I've. Both teams broke about even, on wal- lops and boots, -which were sufficient in number, to be sure, but the er- rors- wete not of the juicy order and the hits came ,when it meant so that anv loose stuff that was pulled off v.as readily overlooked Tie Miroons went to baf first Gray first up uncorked a beaut into left, ngltt nft the reel IT was good a couple of more tallies The Maroons started something m their half which Tesulted in another score for them. In the seventh they got one apiece The eighth saw The Indians tack on another the Maroons were SlanKed, and likewise in the ninth, The Harriers of the T. 'M. C. A. held a very successful three-mile race last evening. The course was as foollows: From the building up Dufferin to Westminster Road to Redpath street to Crab-b to Dufferin covering the course twice: Those who started and the handicaps were as follows: R. L. Sutherland, Mark Beards. J. V. Ait- kins minutes; J. W. Mead, A. C. Stewart, H- D. Donaldson, 1 minute; George Mackenzie, scratch. Order of finish: 1, Smith ,time 18 mins. 40 seconds; 2. Reber. 18.3; 3, Mackenzie. Stewart, 1S.45; 5, Mead, 19 flat; 6, Donaldson, and Owen. James and T_ndwig-> All other games, in the American1 Association "rain. 1 Futsburj_ 141 Boston 090 "OOa Camnte and 7 42 Philadelphia ,005 f'OO 5 'Eskimo Star to Remain Here Until End of W. C. L. tori a After Brennan Edmonton. J.une eyes of the big league magnates ...are- on the Kskimos and already one of Deacon's pets has 'been sold for delivery at the end of the Western Canada League season. Owner Cohn of "Spokane clos- ed a deal yesterday for the purchase of Outfielder Roy Mills, of the Edmon- ton club. Rube will not go to the Northwestern, until the Bsks have played their last game -this season, and a large wad of cash, will figure m the deal TvillisUs the most promis- ing outfielder in the league, hitting 360 Uwt ami sea- son? he is getting his hits every game OUT BY TABER District League Game in the Mining Town With the Ear Marks of Score was 4-0 Reulbach Artier Moore, Cbal- Toronto the Indians winning with an innings to spare. The feature wallop of the evening was Jennings-" mighty swat to left centre in the sixth He circled the bases with ease and sent in Green ahead of him. 3 .AB R ray, as........... 4 0 Robson, Ib l fqr three bags, bJt Shoru came to, pulley, c 5 unexpected grief He was evidently f Ran, 2b 5 U U U U under the impression, that bush base- xunning goes in this league 5e skat- ed, clean around .first and took a fly- ing spnnt over second., Jailing to come in contact with the bag.. The didn't see the flitting Maroon miss Jirst, but he had his lamps trim med for him at second- Shorty heedlessly sped on to third, which bag- he annexed easily enough, but the ball was returned to second and called OUT for. not touching the brought forth an ava- lanche of abuse from the Maroon's sympathizers in the stand, but the umpire was right. If Gray had of run: 'the" bases according to Hovle, he "would, probably have scored, but instead the Maroons did nothing in that round or anv of tne next three sessions at the bat- Tee Indians scored a run in the first, and m the second three more r. crossed on. i, pass third fourth and fifth saw the Red- _meet with a repulse They lab- 1 heavily, cannonading Haftpy Slick Meyers, who wears a sraite you can see a mile under all conditions "jowl Some- Kinneaiy 3b 3 Carpenter, cf-lb 5 Watson, rf-cf___i 4 Home, If___.___ 3 Meyers, p Cleveland, rf 1" Devme, rf........ 3 262 H PO A E 2220 0 0 1 1 0 "I 1 1 0 MATTER SHOULD LET- FIRST BALL GO BY Dahlen Pitcher AH'He pn First Bill Dahlen, manager of the Brook- lyn JCationals, 'favors -the theory that the batter should pass up the first 2 1 1 5 9 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 Totals 3S 5 11 24 13 5 ball offered by the -pitcher, whether a man is on first base or nor. "It s much more advantageous to a player to take the first says the Superbas" leader, "for by so doing he has a better opportunity of reach-] ing first base. As a mle, a pitcher' will put all he has on the first ball, and the chances are about ten to [one against the batter hitting it "Let him .take the first strike. The fact that he has one called on him' sould not impair his hitting ability' in" the least. A good batter should be able to hit as well with one strike against him as with, ;a clean slate. hitting at the first ball ihs bat- ter loses two other opportunities to reach Jirst a base on balls or fceing nit withr a pitched ball. Should he connect with the first, one and helm, Holmes, Graham a Montreal Taylqr, Spewxand roll and Providence ,000 012 7 0 Baltimore 000 000 6 2 Sline and Fitzgerald. Adkins and Egan. Newark vs Jersej Citj, postponed: wet grounds. CANADIAN Hamilton 3 Bnmtford 2 Barberich and Barton. Jerger Laaiond. 8 4 S 1 near league, Jack "Brennan, the speedy 'ghortstop- of7the Eskimos, is jnv great -demand, the Nortawestern give players anifccasji or "Ills vsetivices. Deacon received _ _ .j catcher? -jn 'fielder and somevcash for T-1JI_ ftue jjiomoncon leader ..wired. tha players'tHat could be of use to the localk-.A'wire was soon received amount cash _ But Brennan is not for at this rStage of "President- 'Erank as he. feels that FOWteam. would "beVgreaUy weakened. (Special to the Herald) 'facer, '.June Magrath for nine innings m the Dis- i -rlTZr. 1 o tourCtaJhes-in the snappiest j third twyg seen on >ber Garden Citr' shape af; in entire "nine innings. Mo! Commas for pitching v most perfect allowing only one walk and fanning a dozen .second, rSrnlthiof-Ta- y of Magrath werefmn- very 363 Rich and Rputer: Tracey and Dunn be f, a'try m the Xorthwestern only for the factl that he still the property of the dmonton B. B. C, and the club would not dispose of him. Ted Sullivan, chief .scout for the White Sox, looked over the Eskimos in 'tne Winnipeg and he work of Catcher: Slight caught his ye. Sullivan predicted a fine base- all career f or, Edmonton's, ki-d receiv- r. Qv rieh and Wb.is.man, 4 i Jloore, ss 4 1 Nicholson, Ib 4 0 Evans, 2b 4 0 Xiehols; If 4 o c 3 3 Xenningsr rf 4 2 Daviea, cf........ 4 i Clark, p.......... 4 o H PO A 313 r j 2 110 i 142 0 1 Standing of Clubs Today monton club-will make a'number of sales at the end of the season. With Dudley at first, Mackia sec- three-base "hits, Holmes ond. Brennan short, and Van Dine at f the 'Himter scored but Thelan rest- ed on third while Holmes rested at second. Brandon claims both Thelan and Holmes should e scored on the block ball rule, but the umpire didn't see it that vay. Brandon it is said protest the .game. It was just a fair exposition of base- ball, the real interest in the game, was centred on the outcome of the squab- ble over the block ball, but even that became tiresome The score- Brandon.......002 000 8 2 Calgary 301 100 9 3 Summary: Home run, Flannagan. stolen bases Ivfaran, n, an third, the Eskimo infield is. just base pn balls off Thelan WESTERN CANADA Totals 35 6 out, failed to touch second Indians 002 f Summary i Nicholson, Davies. Jennings, three-base hits, Seidenftjeclter, Evans: nome run, Jennings; struck b'y Clark 5, by Meyers 5. fcases on oalls off Clark 2, it roonMr double pity, earned runs, Ma- first, "base on er- and -the fails to go safe he will also sacrifice these other chances to get on I "It always pays to work the pitch- er to the limit. It is only logical that la heaver, no matter how strong or [robust, will not be as strong at the end of four or five innings, dunug which the batters have played him to the limit, as lie -will be the" end of the same period if he has pitched but one or two balls to each batter. Waiting out a pitcher In this fashion has caused the winning of many bat- tles in the last innings. "Of course it must be remembered that this system cannot be faithfully and rigorously tfdcered to day in and, day out. If the pitcher knows the batter will pass up the first ball he is sure to whip a beauty over the plate, an advantage waich- will add greatly to his confidence. "However, a batter be able to mix up his tactics and attempt to cross the pitcher. Should he been passing up the first ball and he knows that the pit- Moose Jaw....., 25 12 Edmonton.....'.. 24 12 Calgary........ 21 12 Winnipeg....... 20 17 Brandon....... 9 28 Saskatoon S 26 .675 MS .636 ,-541 '.243 .225 NATIONAL 31 19 ISTew York...... 32 20 Philadelphia. 3i 21 Pittsburg....... 28 23 St. Louis....... 27 23 Cincinnati....... 24 2S Brooklyn......, 19 gt Boston......iv .620 .615 39 C 549 4-52 .24.-} out the strongest 'batting and field- F ing that has ever represented this city. Lussi, Mills and Cox cannot be improved upon as outfielders, while in Skilman-, Dickensom Pieb. and Whis man-, Deacon has the best pitching staff in the league Slight is the best catcher the Eskimos ever had, not excepting the redoubtable Kid Ford -and Stu-b Spencer. Very few bases are stolen on Slight, while he uses his gray matter at all times, and is always working out how he can out- think ,the batter. fjt oir oases, Calgary 3" ut, 6y Lezie 8, by douWe Recldick t-to ball, tima. 2.15; umpire Barn- stead, attendance 1000. was FARCE- COMEDY SHOW WON ,BY SASKATOON AMERICAN Detroit........ 37 Philadelphia......2 Boston..... Chicago Cleveland..... Washington St, Louis 16 37 25 24 21 20 .698 .653 .549 MODERN RING SHY OF REAL SLUGGERS Real Rapidly Disappearing Under New Pugilistic Conditions Mooae Jaw, June As farce com- edy artists of the first water Saska- toon takes home the bacon The Berrypickerg are no match for the when it comesHo real baseball Last evening's was Joke and Saskatoon won, 16 to 6 It must .be admitted that Saskatoon outplayed the'home team, who seem- the trouble m evening, for Winnipeg, at times Treer the "only man who got a hit off He slammed a long one to the back fence and it looke'd like a r..u. Mills fielded and relayed 10 with a fme throw cut humorous air the third 1t' began TO rain. Edmonton jvasjihead and tried to rueh "the game to get the necessary fourjmd- a halt Innings be- fore the called One-bat- ter struck at every bait pitched and to- bat, deliberately crossed the plate and-was called ouf. Then the skv cleared and the crn're nine innings were played. The Edmonton.........041 012 120 000 Home runs, LussI, Kirk- ham- three-base hit, Freer: bases on balls, olfSkillraan 1, off Ray 4: s track out, by Ray 4, by Skillman 2, hits, off ed very much off color in every de- partment. Saskatoon hit the ball all f over the lot, while a new pitcher by j the name of Miller doing the firing for Hay, The boxing masters of nugfflsm are the opposition, and he got away Dickenson fC in 2 innings, off Skillman T JVA EASTERN Rochester....... 34 Baltimore....... 30 Toronto........ Buffalo...... 21 Montreal....... 22 Jersey City Providence 20 cher is aware of this fact it would Providence ig be uell for him to reverse big 14 and awing at the first one, which der such eircmtjstences a CLEVELAND WON 3, Indians J.; 'left on'very Ulttable offering. By thus mix- 14 26 21 21 22' 24 32 31 .3S9[ slowly but "surely becoming a genera- tion of the past. All too true is this statement which is oased on facts pure and simple. Where a decade ago the men who adorned the prlae -70S .600 ,571 -500 in 7 innings; wild pitch, Ray: passed ball Edmunds: sacrifice hits, Frser, Mills, Mackin; stolen bases, Tsbell, Brenoan, Dudley: umpn-p i piiy. WADDELL rings of this country, and others too, for that matter, were" in The major- PEER OF WALTER JOHNSON the general belief Wal- credited Waddell with holding the re- cord at SQL So Rube still reigns su- .455 is concerned t weie- m luajur- -Ma n Has let, Xot only does Rube far as cleverness and boxing ter Johnson does not hold the strike hold stnkcouKJ-ecoM but the sm- erned, today finds it a hard out record of the American league, 'gle game as well with. ie. Pred Glade a M1 trltaouts in Witt bt might be termed masters of box-, ling skill Maroons 11, Indians 3- passed ing the baiter alwa. CUP AT CHICACO strikeouts in 1903, but the fact! overlooked 1904 Waddell! hit fcy ,keeps the hurler'from knowing as 0 De .what to expect from him after the t first ball." is ruling This of necessity does not year b mean that the champions of, the var-j'H? nisi fa 4fi games, ious classes are lacking m cleverness Corked, an average of of vhiff victims per game. June Countj of Cleveland, Ohio, with a score of nineteen down on par unofficially was'or There 3ie champions announced the winner of the 73 teams 1StlU gT6at -r teams tages of cieyerness and are "erea in tne Tom Morris memorial championship crowns as the result trophy competition today. The official (But, sizing up the situation general- as thinks of the manr mar- striking out endowed Vnh much natural aWWtr he wasn't blessed wiih nearly eight more grey mat- ter, it Js- questionable "if Waddell'a result of the match will not be deter-i )y, it must be conceded that nearly mined until records of all gamefe have the candidates who are seeking _ been received and examined Woffi 'the'tltles fall far below the standard Waddell 1904 record was qiflte a few ditchers lacking hv of a few ago ly better. The mistake was due to an (the ability and drawing power of Wad- record will ever be surpass- Johnson caused ed, now that- Johnson's grea-t to strike out in 42 games, mance was lor naught. Despite hla this performance was widely ad- greatness Waddell never got real big the bestmipor league "It Is doutftfril 'if 'the ever re- Such, was not case, asicelved1 for his ger- cers of the Western Golf Afstfcfctlori here. f rf.'. -English-Criclcet; London. _ cricket. ganW wtfe burrey beat Cambridge by an and 131 runs: M. beat Oxford by 6 wjckcts. Warwickshire beat-'the When the Umps Gil W Shorty Out for Not Touching Second Harry from the t salary if the White to wln sovtnuch' 'a mohth'r Sox would take four straight from Rwl 8ox. set by the fighter when it comes to boxing. Taking a retrospective view of the and today in .the sport many things of interest to alt identified with- pugilism Smarting nght at the top there in no one likely that the heavyweight cham- pion of the present -could be classed- Jam eg 'J. Corbetl ag a boxer trie'CfiHfornlan was in his prime verybody then acknowledged was master of them In points scien- tific. -True, "he- was not a hitter, Jack Johnson ha> it on Rim this angle of-the game. But the fact not overlooked 'negro of nvictCcfover- which glrirt right to be placed in the prevent 41 gt Um few boxers, oversight, as record' books more than that SHOE POLISH I retains gloss longest M comen in the BIG box. Ask C grocer orlrfioeman. -1 ;