ndianapolis Times
14 Sep 1932, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Clipped from US, Indiana, Indianapolis, Indianapolis Times, September 14, 1932

Birds End Tribe PlayBucks and Indians Close Series Tonight: 'Whiskers’ Here Thursday.The second-place Columbus Birds will bow out of Indianapolis tonight | | when they meet the Indians in the third and last game of the series. \and on Thursday night the “whiskered” House of David traveling i nine will perform at Perry stadium in a feature attraction with the | Hoosiers. The “big shot” of the Benton Harbor barnstormers is Grover Cleveland Alexander, formerbig league and world series hero.The House of David pastimers will report at the park early to stage a number of “stunts” before the regu- i lar contest gets under way. The | “alfalfa” boys play a fast brand of I baseball and the exhibition with the j Tribesmen is expected to attract a big crowd. “Old Alex” will perform or the mound for the visitors during part of the action.Birds Use YoungsterThe Indians madev it two in arow over Columbus Tuesday night,4 to 1, with Pete Daglia. the bigItalian from California outpitchingJimmy Lyons, a midget left-handerfrom the Springfield (Mo.) team ofthe Western Association. The hits iwere nine for the Birds and ten for the Indians.Three singles in a row in the second inning by Chapman, Sigafoos and Lowell and a w'ild pitch accounted for two Tribe runs and the visiting crew never caught up. The lone run chalked by the Bucks was registered in the fourth on a triple by Riggs and a single by O’Dea.-The highlight of the evening under the lights was a circuit smash by Harry Rosenberg over the wall at the scoreboard in left center. He pickled the pellet in the sixth stanza and it was a towering drive. It was run No. 3 for the home nine and the locals’ fourth marker was scored in the eighth on Chapmans' single, an error and Riddle’s single, jSigafoos ActiveFrank Sigafoos was the busy athlete of the night with seven assists and three putouts at second basefor the Tribesmen. Chapman and White, both rookies, were the only Indians to get two hits off of the offerings of young Lyons.Following the contest with the House of David team here Thursday the Toledo Hens will invade the stadium for skirmishes with the Indians on Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.Visitors at the stadium Tuesday night included Branch Rickey, business manager of the St. Louis Cardinals and Charlie Barrett, chief Cardinal scout. The Cards own the Columbus club.