Indianapolis Times Newspaper Archives September 11, 1933 Page 10

Clipped from US, Indiana, Indianapolis, Indianapolis Times, September 11, 1933

mnm nanAS evidence of what twelve years mean in baseball many of the - players on Ruth's early teams have passed out of the game entirely. Here was his 1922 selection: Heilmann. rf; Speaker, cf; Cobb.If; Sislrr. lb; Hornsby, 2b; Scott, as; Frisch. 2b; Schang. c; Shocker, p; | J. Bush. p. Of those ten players, only one still is active as a player Manager Frankie Frisch of the £t. Louis Cardinals. Hornsby is manager of the St. Louis Browns and acting as pinch hitter, but eight out of the ten names in the Ruth team of 1922 no longer appear in the i box scores. The front ranks constantly show new faces. In 1932 Avf rill, O'Doul and Lazzeri were assigned positions on the Babe’s all-star group. This year they got no mention just ordinary ball players now Who remembers Jumping Joe Dugan? And Mostil? Joe was third sacker on Ruths 1924 team and Mostil was his center fielder in 1920. And the great Grover Cleveland Alexander? He was on fluth's , 1923 roster. He’s nowT pitching for the House of David. j