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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta '.Page THE LETHBBIDGE DAILY HERALD 8atiu'tlay, May SPORTING: GOODS LOST TO INDIANS FAVORITE WON THE KINGS PLATE Games in the Big Leagues Indians Turned Apparent Defeat into an Easy Victory in the Dying Moments of the Second Game of the City Amateur Baseball League An Exciting Contest Standing of Clubs Today AMERICAN At R H K 7 10 0, Washington 1 3 'Calgary Harkness and Smith: would have and tearing, at .perfect fieldinc Clarke ?wed them up to his Downfall of Maroons With the score against ihem. sround which Clarke attempted to gather in but it bounded aside. JLeD- per darted forward from his position at second, scooped up the ball with his came to the bat. Evans sloped it to his thrcw- iie work of destruction by a and with an underhand pass got the runner at first by a raere Boston ____ ____ Jennings followed with a two-pillow swat where they i couple of indies. It was a remarkably and Tommy raced home. and called for a prolonged delivery with the I big leaguer, and Threw to ease of a the bases 'Growling, fretting thc cage, in which .Meyers kept them captive for seven innings', the In- dians broke loose in the eighth, andj, mauled their tamer with trated vigor, that what appeared to hopeless defeat, was turned into easy victory. The game resulted: .In dians 10. Sporting Goods 6." a nice'clean drive the stand. It was the second game in the City rish. scoring Jennings but in trvine Pulley Some Catcher Amateur Baseball League, and a heal-. ic a- he "died! Tbe -v-ork o' PuHev fo- thv crowd of fans were out to see the of 0 d r th fil_ maa down J de backstop work o Fuhej To. die boys oerform. Previous to the "f00" He made by me Indians In the eighth, the high and the low one, of game was a. most determined and bril-i liamly fought -battle, and a decided credit to T-he teams. was a far su-j. pe-rior contest to-the opening game.) i tie Sporting Goods showing up a-hun-i dred, per qent. better. i The hitting of Seide7ibecker. third' sack guardian of the a j decided feature of the game. The way he laid up against that ball was a treat.. -Invariably he slung tiie ball j on the beak labelled for the tail .and lofry. Unfortunately he came io grief on T'.VO occasion's, and his mighty wal- lops came to nought. In the third he lofted a rip-snorter clean to the INCIDENTS OF THE GAME WESTERN CANADA Won Lost P. Edmonton .10 S and Ains'mith. At Detroit Philadelphia R _ S S Brandon Jaw I oiSaskatoon 10 Wins the Kings Plate at Toronto Wood- bine CHANCE U? UM Be- Lively. Covir.gton. Works and Stan-j age: Coombs. Russell and Ha At Chicago (12 R H 11 P'ttsburp IT, Scott, Walsh and Sullivan: Collins and Nanamaker. INCIDENTS OF THE GAME Cincinnati _ ,St. Louis At St. R H EI Brooklyn Loais....... G 12 C j Boston (New York Lake, Bailey and Stephens: Quijin, Urockett and Sweeney and Blair. NATIONAL Won 22 39' .17 n; ii' jo 10 S Lost P. C. Toronto, May 20. The King's Plate--was won tins af- ternoon by St. "bass, owned by Harrv Ileiidrie's Thinks the New York Boy Will cone One of the Best of Third Basemen lt will- be interesting to keep a close tsi) on the work Zimmor- man does at third base for the Chicago jelub baseball team before the middle of the season. By that time Manager thicks Powdernum, St-ag- .his young-sacker will be developed NATIONAL At New R H unerring accuracy with but York .exception. Pitts-burg ,.r___ 10 Detroit Chicago 16 AMERICAN Won Lost. 27 13 1C t) ew York 14 Cleveland 15 and Myers; Game Called in the Eighth Wlltse, j Umpire Ross called the game In the VVoite and Gibson. first half of the ninth on account of At (darkness. This brought a storm 6 Oj from the sportsmen, but ;f Cincinnati 5 Ol R H E St. Louis 10 14 14 17 1.5 IS P. C. .844 .552 .4G9 .464 .357 .290 pram's .Jane Shore, third. The winner was the favorite. The .weather was ideal and tremen- dous -crowds thronged the U'ooclbine and .witnessed the popular- victory. Thc Mutuel speculating machines, 12 in number, were used far the first tiir-e in Canada. EASTERN Won Lost j would have been absurd to continue game longer. Crowd Pleased It is doubtful if there ever was a Kucker and Bergen: McQuillan andfRochester 2.1 Smith. EASTERN At more thoroughly pleased crowd in tne Providence R H Toronto 12 Baltimore 12 [moments in the game and features to! Dale and Fitzgerald: Wilhelm stand. There were always exciting 'Rochester applauded. AR Seidenbecker, 3b 5 Moore, ss 5 (Lepper, 21 4 Providence .9 Newark 7 J Jersey City b' and! _ 9 12 12 14 14 P. C. .778 .GO 6 .571 .400 When umpire called the lb on accourrt of darkness there was 'JtJvans, cf something doing. 'Jennings, rf -------------------------------------------------'-Nichols. If and Clarke drew free transportation. c Seidy, nejsLup..poked-a beauty-over the- P second. baseman's head and Green Clarke, p came over with another counter, ty- iJacklHsch. H PO A EJ At' R H E 3 2 1 2 [Newark n i 22 3 1 ijBuff-alo 1.0 1 1.1 3-3 d Lse- Manning and Sirkin and Me- AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Won Lost P. C. -their own credit io the best third baseman 'in the Xa- tional League In making this asertion Chance does not 'bar Arthur Devlin. of the Giants; Eddie Grant, of tha Q Reds, or Hans Lobert. of. the Phil- lies. It is his opinion that Zimrner- man will surpass'" them all in fielding, throwing, .and possibly hitting. i "He ought to make the best third baseman in the league, because he possesses every requisite that" leads i asked .why lie thought Zimmerman i would surpass the present star'far- corner players. ''Jn the first place Zimmerman is an jidea! man for third base. He is big, jhas powerful hands to stop the ter- jrific ground 'balls hit down there; is the possessor of a wonderful arm and :is fast. ________ "From what I understand many ,thought he would not. do there when Edmonton, -May came .be made a few bad plays in the series t Edmonton good and hard "St. Louis in Chicago. It is true inflicting a-shut out on the peeved over the plays, but T !home team and piling-up nine runs io not about them, as S Staudridge was in w.0uld have done an older .and more ling- the score' wit'n -one sione- 0 2 Allister: Corridon and Taylor and Kil- 0 iUfer. OJ At Toronto (11 R H E 0 [Jersey -City O.Toronto 2! Jones, Ryan and Tpnnernan: Miller liaud Tesreau and Kocher. Columbus Minneapolis Kansas City 1.9 19 20 17 St. Paul 15 Louisville 15 i Indianapolis 9 10 13 14 12 14 16 20 21 .655 the -box for the winners and while Ed- experienced man. .594 imonton was able to-collect seven hits who said, -he was a 'bone- Totals Sporting Good; iCJarke rested on third. Seiden-becker j purloined, second, and .just to keep UD 'Carpenter" 2b 'ihe good work Moore .hit die pill loud- 'yorne I-f ly on the nose, scoring Clarke. On F- 'ss ,-btim throw-in .from the outfield Seid-''puiiey c Jenbecker "crossed the oan and Moore grown' rf reached the third station. Then olri i .vtcIUrov rf 1 fioss Lepper leaned on one to his Hk-'Kjrmgar' 3b iin.sr, bringing in another of the7 vi-n-'jaeyers Tp ;ners. taking second in the meantime. Bowers' lb could beat. Barney brought Lep- Gray_ c'f __ field in his; Benz bases. jPer the corner, and then' ______ _ '___________i Nicholson and Evans proceeded to end fence. It looked sood'for the circuit. to but a perfect throw nailed him-at the icllird aitd centre- H was-T ri. tonly a case of 7 hits and i runs mixed Indians a few juicy errors, but Goods ,36 -10 13-24: 10 "AB" R'H pb A" AMERICAN ASSOCIATION At R H E E .'Toledo S 2 0 ['Milwaukee 7 0 I J. James. Robinson and'Rapp: Doiiff- iherty, Nicholson and Breen. IT I I T 1 Totals ___........3' Score by 0 NORTHWESTERN At R H EJ 0 Vancouver 14 19 1 j 1 Seattle...................... 2 5 2 rt '1 Catts and Lewis: b'keels and Spen-i cer. I. At H H E! 15 6 Tacoma Indians and Y. M. C A. Will Lock Horns on Monday joiT his and had the bases full bead-" all that, had not piven .him .585 jon several occasions, he kept the hits a chance. His work for us so far has well scattered that the Eskimos been remarkable, considering the faot unable to cross the plate during he never had played third 'base 1.0 c.ny nJJ the entire same. Whisiuan started estent- There are several., things tie' out in the box for the losers but after ,mvlst leara- and learn thoroughly. is improving -vvit.il every same. The lalte- season is hali" over 1 well" in" hand unfi "the thiilk :-'ou a-r every, one else iftiMH.- got two more m'the Natioiial League, wi-11 say has taken SteinfeldtV-pIaee u's the jfastest third-sacker on. it comes to hitting T do'not r.hink Devlin; Lobert. Grant, YESTERDAY third baseman, will .outdistA'cr? him. Tf they do it will he by a'short (he allied six runs he was withdrawn and Blister took his pise had the game eighth when Calgary runs. ONE GAME IN THE The only gams in the Western___ ada League yesterday was between i'hldmonton and Calgary. rained in O1 iVictoria- plate. Again in the the pellet hard on the nose. This had! 2 C McCrearv a all the appearances of a three-base but again perfect throwing grabbed him'off Just a. he was ,bout TO annex the Dag at-the a-wkward corn- er, did the trick and the Indians had one! Two-base hits, Seidea- more their belts. Le" Jennillgs> fiolri frvT .rno .m-nrn Viirr nic-.- _ f Seidenbeck-j R K E 250 The Indhins and ers will clash at the Athletic Park on Monday evening in a league fix- ture. This game be one of the hottest exhibitions ever seen on the local ball field-as both teams are con- fident .01 copping a victory. The "TV 'showed that- they iad some LilSV bull Loss 'the other cities of the league. CONNIE MACK FINDS EXCUSE w, Jennings: ,bases on talls_ off-Mey-iHastv go for-another spasm a n_ r, IHastj'- the eighth. Meyers, who was perform ing on the mound for the Maroons, liarl the super-confident. Indians tied] up in -a knot, and the .fielding support i of his .team mates was pretty, nearly penect. entb, .Sporting. Goods led off at ihe -bar.. They were, retir.ed in quick order.. The Indians made two in. their -first trial at swac. station, and murmurs of easy] money v.-ere heard in their ranks. How j ever tbe feeling of superiority was soon changed. In the second a Ma-i rccu colored uniform was "seen to i flit across the plate, and'likewise in i ;he third, while the Indians seemed i puzzled, and veritably disabled in i their efforts to break through the for- i midable defence opposed to thera. The end of the fourth saw the teams j going to an even ga.it. the score being, Something happened in the fifth. The Indians took their half: peacefully, but their opponents made; a terrific disturbance, which threw j shiver ,pf dismay into the .war-whoop j brigade. The MaroonsJaid up against; "shoots." and couplea with "an! error or two, eased over a brace of i tallies, which spelt more they did come in the next round.! -when another -couple of scores -vvere made in a like manner to those of the previous innings. ;tr this stage had the-l gan-.e on ice. and victory was surely in! their grasp, was the concensus of op-j inion. The score was But the i Injir.s have rallying powers, and ae- cured a nm in tiie sixth. This filled; them with hope and pep. Clarke was called to the flab to replace Tate in The eevenfh. The result was marked by inactivity in tho scoring part.menf, of the Maroons. Clarke mastered the situation iin-. mediately upon his appearance on the- firing line. He only pitched two inn-' ings -but in that time showed all his old time sjpeed and cunning as a. jnar.ip-1 benders'. The Ma-i roons failed to do anything against! him with "the stick or secure any more- taJlies. They got -men on bases but; failed to 50 the distance. With I ''ers 3, off After the first 'innings, and until someone getting crippled for life, (rhe game was called just after chejbas Indiang irst of-the ninth commenced. lruM_ Lepper'Was There v (Tate: by Tate G; Maroons S: lck leit on JJJQ- LEAGUE MEN they and fast and clever piece of passed .bals. Green 2, Pulley: lding i first on Ir.diap.s 4, rrlarocns! pulled off by LepDer in the sey-JT, hit 'by Lepper: time, 2.15; Kinnear-hit a slow one on the j umpires, Ross and McMillan. INCIDENTS OF THE GAME g j real live ball players when and! ried oft the honors in the se; j opener, but the press bunch say have the Indian sign on them '.game" -Ictf- i wiii i'Or .'cither AKE HITTING-'HARD lot _____ i ?os'..arid w'nt.vDul" them at the -top of DOOIN OF PHILADELPHIA AND j the; .pile..' Tlie.-weatner is .wanning up. Manager of Athletics Blames Logins Strsak to Bridegrooms Philadelohia, Pa., May Mack to his own satisfaction ascer- tained the real reason for the losing Bitters streak of the champion-Athletics. It' is the most unique excuse ever offered leoks better to me. right .now "at the plate than. at.any time because he is selecting the good balls .He is gradually ridding him- self of the habit of striking at the high fast ones. i "I am drilling him one thins, --nd .that is to learn to wait out a pitch- er. This is a fault he has, and as .s.3on as he overcomes it he r.-ill one of my hardest and most .be er than improves one hits the ball any does, and as boon as a little more he wijl for losing oaseba-11 games, -but" Connie ht OL t of is absolutely honest about it. have ..thejbest teaman to'0 many-bridegrooms on reeently.-married get oh the field; PHILADELPHIA Maj: CRAWFORD OF DETROIT- L-EAD VAN WITH WILLOW In the early part of the- season .the batters are in their glory and usually worry the pitchers to death with their clouts. Up to date 18 men in. the American league who are hit- t tiag oVer the I T- in tiic Crawford of .300 mark ,-md 20 men l "Wahoo" Sam the Detroit club leads so that are so nut 'an'cl themselves .to 'the. j limit. 'Tiie games haw. -served the up in be possible to switch ba.tting order, elc., to lafterjjbon in a Jibspitar-li'-ere w-is strrcfren "Y" bunch of changes the American league .hitters with an twins" will hold down tiie average of .563. Charley Doom of the and the awkward corner Philadelphia Nationals leads them_all will likelv go to' test. go are ,as fast as 'the7 get gomg feke everything that floats the eighth Jennings hit tne ball into the clouds with the remarkable average of Both of these records .are wonderful, but will soon fall when the warmer weather sets 'in and the pitchers let j out. a little. j McJiTiUan will likely go on the I Such famous heavy hitters as Clark j boys in preen, as he has iancl Miller of Pittsburg, Meyers J arm, and will nrake j Werklc and Oevoe. of New York, Pas- j Inrtianrs do' some tall juggling i kert and Hagee of Philadelphia.. Alti- j sticks to connect !zer and Grant of Cincinnati, Schulte his-jjenders He heaves from of Chicago.. Huemmel of Brooklyn and a cross-fire Konetchy of St. Louis of the National WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING MATCH IS A FIXTURE Chicago, ilay Gotch, world's champion heavyweight v.TCStler. has signed articles calling for a finish match with George Ilackenschmidt. the Russian Lion, on the afternoon of Labor Day, Sept. White Sox baseball park hers. A.ccordinp to 'the ngreement Gotah will receive-.S20.000 as his share, win, draw or lose. In addition he gets 1'or training ex- ue'nsos -and per cent, of the moving picture receipts. J.ust. w.liat Haokenschmidf is to receive is kept, a secret, bur Jack Curiey, tnaniiper. hap ;ipref-d to ternis. Hackfnschmidt is now in Eng- land, but will return to this country in Alienist. be matfih between the giants since their memorable bPUle in i'-K'S, when Hack up j-.ft.or two hours, and Gotch was declared Hie winnor. Ed. who refereed that match, will officiate in a similar capacity this time. isure a fooler. c] ja thc IndiaR intrQauction to league are all within the charmed circle. H.qnus Wagner has not start- yet, his Average being .27S. I Laioie. Jackson, and Easterly of j Clark, oa..the.. (Cleveland. Crawford, Jones and Cobb and Da vies .at- i-hc (of Detroit. Dougherty and'Callahan of j well Chicago. Miller and Kberfield of and: feared: by the pitf pounders .of ington. La Pone and Clark of St. Louis t'mr'.ei.ty, '-and thc %-two innings ho i Gardner and Engle of Boston. Cree j pikhedrngiunst -vhe; Maroons lasV. land Chasft of Nevv- York and ColKns of; night .served to wea-t: off sonic' of he. (Philadelphia arc the heavy hitters in j rasjJscH.tcdgc. andrcfvp him back his-, i the American league to date. Collins j is A'slCntlyC j is the only man on the Athletics who j i has been able to get over the bigj j mark, iht1 balance of the team not having hil their stride vet.. Tri i having hit their stride vet Tris 1 in. evening battl.c. j Speaker. Boston's heavy hitter, is bat.-! boys arc.-all flaying, good t-all to ;1 be-public-, to get-out, anti--support thc 'teams. The; a )p f ,c'.- i to, malsc the. bcsI of then ENGLISH CRICKET j the'crovi'rt the'niorc interest London. May and -when 'the 'enthusiasm reaches 1 i Somerset by 272 runs. Oxford. higTiesi puint the'fun hcein-s 'with iKent by seven wickets. lycngcance y tested, ;.'materials, have-fe-inforced. buttpn and ;