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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Thursday, May 11, .First Game in City Base Ball League Next Week Hackenschmidfs Manager Outgenerals Frank Gotch BENCH MANAGERS SHOULD NOT WEAR UNIFORMS SAY MURNAME Baseball Expert Declares Better Results are More Probable and Add Dignity to the Game Boston, May am more con- vinced than, ever tnat a nouplayingr ruanager should remain in citizen's clothes on the bench. Here, the master mind..may direct his forces. He has "a .perview of. the field, arsd, with his boys close at hand, is in the best position to give orders. Any ordinary player than can run! "bases will develop into a good coacher J Coaching at first is a huge j The only reason the Zu6u to Erst Is to try and get the pitcher's while coaching at third is a. Ijusiness master. There are reared players manag- ing ball clubs who still love the span- gles, and, aictious to keep in the pub- lic eye. are conspicuous on the boys. Here is Plank, his eleventh straight year doing box work for the same dob. and the winning pitcher this season.-' Great lesson in how to take care of yourself in the career of tius young man. The Quakers were playing a smooth fielding game, but shy with the stick work, and the pitch- ers, outside of Plank, were not on edge. The Quakers acted as if they were stlil affected by the great strain of lasi season, and to my way of thinking will find the going rocky until about the middle of May, com- ing around with the warm weather and the knowledge that there are other clubs in the .American League ready to take advantage of their slumps. The King Pin of the Tigers Says His Bat is Not Illegal in Shape Connie Mack Is certainly a great philosopher. The loss of games didn't bother "him in the least. "We our trousbles now, and some other dobs was his comment while in Boston. Mack has the same men and the same brain power, and while cwo or three of his boys are slowing'" up they save their distance by deep, thinking. The team simply _ i nlays ball all the time, never overlook- nots that j "j ing a Dei and taking chances at the psoper time. Blunders and reckless j condition will put any club to the bad in Ions race. T. H, Murnane. coaching lines. Hugh Jennings andrseem John M-oGraw are esaniples. Boih would do as effective work, under a, collar sitting on the bench. I Relieve better work, but thec their pictures would not be seen in the pap- ers so and both boys appreciate! the benefits ficm liberal -I. have only to (Wright, Pjasik Selee and Connie Mack and Edward Ksnlon directed their remarkable teams from the bench. Col- lins. Clarke and Chance have done i Live Wires and Choice Selections One line point of Chance's management which the fans appreciate is that the games at the West Side Park ars called promptly on tihii, which is not the case in many places. The bell is rung live minutes 'before the advertised time, which gives plenty of leeway for the "umpires to muke the announce- ments and the teams to take the field. Especially at this time of the year it is an advantage to have the games over on time and before it begins to get. dark. You Can always count on a Chicago game being started right on time, and not five or ten minutes late. Charlie Dooin, manager Philadelphia, -will spring: something new-in maj- or Isazrae circles should any of his pitchers go back on him. The little red- topped manager has found a young woman pitcher, who he declares, can hold her own -with any of the latest of the major league pitching timber. He dis- covered her on back lots of Philadelphia's northside, where she was play- ing ball with her brothers and their friends and she was striking out the boys in Mathewson style. After much inquiry Dooin discovered that the young woman's name was Corolie Beale and that she resides with her parents at .VJ-13 North TbirLy- third street- She has been playing ball for the last five years and has ac- quired a throwing arm of which any man might be proud. As a tryout for the young woman, Dooin has arranged for her to, pitch a game next Saturday against the strong cine of the Belfield Country Club. GOTCH WRESTLE Chicago, May wrestling; fans may yet see Frank Gotch. cham- pion of the world, and George Hack- enschmidt, in a bout here Labor Day. In response to Gotch's demand for 000 for training in addi- tion to the guarantee, Jack Cur ley, manager of Hackenschmidt, has agreed to give up.that much of his share of the proceeds' to get Gotch to sign up. Gotch's demand -by the'- .Empire Athletic remarkable work -wihile playing with j ---------------------_ their teams. Jennings and LACROSSE LOOKS also have done remarkable and fine I GOOD TO JOE M-OfR work with New York and Detroit, not j as playing managers, but rather re-j Joe- Molr, of Calgary, has been in tired players directing in uniforms. a. coaple of days on business. Donovan, Dahlen, MoGuire, Griffith, i Joe is well known in Alberta lacjrosse Duffy, McGraw and Jennings would circles, 'but is taking nc active part 3ook better to the more important to dropped the spangles their ball teams from the bench, as Mack has been doing j for years and as McAleer discovered i last season was the proper dope." Uniforms were intended for the tire ball players. Take uny dope and manage your teams from the bench, thereby lending dignity to the game. It is always interesting to note the work of a champion team. Last fall the Athletics won 3ze honors by play- ing remarkable baseball. There was aot a weak- department noticeable, and the fans naturaHy predicted-that Coniiie Mack's boys would run. away Tvlth. the lead this season. Bnt not BO. The New Tori: Highlanders won three straight games on the Quakers' own park and! the Boston Red Sox took three of the five games played with the champions. Two of the vic- tories were one-sided affairs and all the pitchers were knocked out with the exception of Krause and Plank, the pitcher alone being able to win feom the Boston ball players and (this season In sports of any kind. He fee fans if they I says the officials of the provincial lea- and. directed this year are a most capable set the shades, of of men and will make it a success. CITY BASEBALL LEAGUE READY TO START PLAY The City 'Baseball League draft their schedule im- mediately. The suits are all here now, the Indians' uni- forms arriving ia the city to- day. They are grey -with Slack trimmings, Troll made and bearing a professional ap- pearance in every Tray.. This makes .a striking var- iety of colors in the league. The Y: at. C. A. will appear in dark green and the Sporting Goods in "light red uniforms. The first game In the league in -all probability -WTU. ..HS nesi; weelc Chicago, May Hughie Duffy, of the Chicago White Sox, claims that Tyrus Cobb uses a bat which, under the rules that govern base- ball, is illegal. Duffy also alleged that Cobb is able to fatten his batting average by the use of this stick. When Tyrus was told of the claims made by the White Cox manager he laughed. "The hickory Ty uses.is filled with groves toward the end. so the ball may be caught more cleanly in trying for base is Duffy's -charge. "Billy SuHivan objected to Cobb .using that bat while we were in Detroit. He .show- ed it to Umpire Perrine, and th eumpire overruled Billy's objectf-bus; and said the bat was all right." "There are no groves In my replies Cobb. "It's like any-other bat. When I get a new stick I take chewing tobacco and rub it over the business end_of the bat.. I like to have the end rough. The brown tobacco-stain Is what attracted the attention of Sullivan, but :ie did not find any groves .In the bat. There is not a baseball rule which is violated by mv has." HIRED FOR BUT HIS FIELDING ..SHINES AT BAT i. Louis, May Jimmy Aus- tin, whom Browns secured from the New York Highlanders, -caine here because the St. Louis management considered him one of the fastest field era in the league. Austin never amounted to _ much as a batsman while he was with the New York dub that much was -admitted by the Browns' management, but they' saw a chance to holster up a slow In- field secured Austin. Now, look what is happening. Jim- my has made any number of bad plays at third and fielded miserably all sea- son, while at ibat, where he was sup- fcetter than .300. ENGLISH CHAMPION MATCHES New York, May offer has Detroit has such an alarming lead in the American League, that notwith- bfu to Matt lightweight standing there are still over 130 sames they have to-play between now and ;cnaiaPlon_ of inglanfl.. making a pro- October, critics are already conceding them the pennant. Their early sea- (Position for aim to meet Jack Good- son winning sr.roak is a big'league record. The most interesting race is jnxan and Kno-ckout Brown, .of New in the National where the four leading clubs appear to have It all over j York, and Packey McFarland, of Chi- the second division teams, and the struggle fortbe rag promises to be keen cago, at the St. Nicholas Rink in this as mustard. city. New York is to have the greatest exhibition ground in the world as a permanent feature. Within the inclosure will not only be the present Polo Grounds and Manhattan field, but a new ground, an athletic track and an exhibition ground that will replace Madison Square G-arden for show purposes. In all 90 acres will be given over to the enterprise as planned by Urs. Harriet G. Coogan, who inherited the. property from Sirs. Sarah Gardner Lynch. Trigger and Trap Last Night's Shpot In spite of threatening weather The turning of this part of the island of Manhattan into a permanent place for exhibitions that are annually given in this city and for making it the home for baseball, polo and athletics, was made possible through the burning good crowd turned out for the weekly of the stands at the Polo Grounds. j shoot of the Gun .Club and some ex- Olympia is to be the name of the new enterprise. It will be dominated by 'en scores made J. Living- a building containing an auditorium larger than Madison Square Garden, and Wlta out of a possible surrounded by the baseball grounds, polo fields, athletic tracks, with sta- closely follow- diums that will equal, if not excel anything: in the country. Great stables A number of new shots ;are the shelter of horses and other animals are a feature of the plan. Architects Burning out for each shoot and with are now at -work .upon the plans, and these call for construction of all parts jthe new rocks" which arrived of buildings of fireproof material. (recently, a, good season's sport Is an.- The first four 'weekly shoots will be used as a basis to arrange the [handicap for the Oliver cup, to be com- ipeted for shortly. The" scores are as Games in the Big Leagues Standing of Clubs Today follows: POURED INTO MINISTERS .OPPOS- ING SUNDAY BASEBALL THE STATES JN EC as monumental gall who can play golf six It strikes lor preachers days a week to come- here and oppose a bill whjch would allow -poor boys to play once a was! the statement issued by -Rev. H. S. .bigelow, of Cincinnati, -who appeared in -behalf of the Graves Sunday base- ball hearing before Governor Karmon. NATIONAL At R'-.H E, Brooklyn. 7 St. .Louis 9 2 'Pittsburg Ragon and Bergen and Miller; lee, -Steele and. Bresnahan. At R Philadelphia ___ Pittsburg-....... Moore and Dooin; Nagle, Ferry Gibson. At New R H E NATIONAL .Lost P. J. W. Stafford, A. B....... 20 Johnston. K. Livingston, Jas. -ai Skel'th, H. J. H. .14 Lethbridge, J........ 8 is 17 14 Sal- 'New York 14 [Cincinnati .9 H E''Chicago 11 g Q Boston St. Louis" S 11 16 12 17 .739 iMcBeth, H. 15 .667 Stlckley, j.......... 9 .667 'Millsrd, J........... 9 .529 .500 -333 .333 .227 js M. jnaIIleM ot siate TirK-FY i VOL. 1. Lethbridge. Thursday. May 11. 1911. No. 37. games. It is in the interest ol, public and private morality and respect lor New York .___ 11 Chicago........ 1 4 Wiltse and Myers and Wilson: Philadelphia 10 Pfeiste-r, Toaey and Kling and York 10 AMERICAN Won 1'Detroit............ 21 12 20 21 13 14 40 40 44 29 21 41 15 9 23. ham. At Boston (15 Boston i'Chicago. 10 R H E .Washington 8 14 Cincinnati 10 9 5 St. Louis 5 and Rariden; Burns, Promme, Caspar and Clarke. AMERICAN EASTERN Won 15 Rochester Her. w. W. Bustard; of .Cleveland, 4t gt R H 11 pastor of the Euclid avenue T 6 Baltimore 10 ;h, spoke against" the "MIL 13 2 .Buffalo 7 is a former captain of .-the ball! Peltv> Bailey, Powell and Stephens 7 land. Ciarke; Bender, Plank and as. f At The Lure of the Traps Give the lover of trap shooting a pleasant day, with just enough, wind Lost P. C. to drift away the smoke when the gun 3 .875'is fired, a .well-built and good-shoot- 10 ,545 'ing -gun, a couple of hundred first-class 9 ,526jloaded cartridges, and a half dozen or 10 .BOOimore companions -who shoot about as 10 .500 well as he does, and he can get more. 12 enjoyment out of a half-day holi- 17 .227 jin any other way. He not only gets the fresh air ihe needs.so badly, but he gets enough exercise to put his Wood circulating freeily, and in his desire Lost P. 4 6 R H "E BUCK-EYES MAKE THE WORLD jVIUCH BEIGHTEE Til make tHIs world a brighter TVeused to liear 3iim say: He had a rather oioomy face, I shoot at something moving, though it does not possess life, and .the wonder to iis that there are so many Gregg and Smith; Pape, Collins and :Spot'ane 18 IVunamaker and Carrigan. 'Seattle- 12 At R H 10 jDetroit 4 2 Portland S .813 .632 j being i would exposed here seem that .to in this city, it veto this bill Sweeney, would p starving yourself vorrying about what and you'll-feel like a new parson. Sour occasional indigestion chronic dyspepsia all yield quickly to .NA-DRU-CO Dyspepsia Tablets. The properly digested food restores your strength, your stomach regains iis tone, and soon requires no further aid. 50c. a box. If your druggist has not stocked them yet SOc. and we will mail them. 37 NATIONAL OHUO-ANB CMKMICAL Co. OF CANADA MONTREAL. ;