Spring 1913

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GIAHTS COIJPLETE TRAHII11GTRIPPLA1IS . Manager McGraw Will Start for Texas with First Squad U Next Sunday. r : -. ; . AH arrarnemenU were completed yesterday yesterday at the offlca of tha New York Gianta In the Fifth Avenua Building- Building- for the advanca upon Texas, which la. ached-tiled ached-tiled ached-tiled o begin Sunday afternon from this city, Monday nl.ht front SC'Louia. and st var'ona Umea between now and next WerlniKlay from aeveral sections of the t,' rated titatea. By next Wednesday Manner Manner Mifra experts to have a squad of about twenty players exercising at Marlifi hprtnxa. thla being the first fquad from tha major leagues to begin Spring training. iloM of the delegations, which will establish establish heedouarteri down In the neighborhood neighborhood of the war beit. wlil be muds up of " rooklea," wltn ambitions to displace displace some of the old-tlmera old-tlmera old-tlmera who have carried the Giants to a brace of pen-nania pen-nania pen-nania In the past two years. However, there will be a few regulars Jn the squad who have derided for themselves or have been advised by Manager McGraw that an extra ten days In the training camp mill be of material benefit The aeeond delegation, made up for the moat part of regulars, will leave St. Ixuin for the training camp on Feb. -'7, -'7, arriving there March 1. , AssiKtant Secretary Eddie Brannlck will M;ii the trail for the early delegation. He wiil leave New York to-morrow to-morrow to-morrow afternoon, afternoon, about the time Manager Chance Blurt for the Yankees' training party, and ha will make all arrangements for the start from St. Louts Monday night. Un Sunday afternoon Manager McGraw mill assemble a quartet of hia players and leave from the Pennsylvania Station at a o'clock.' This party will be made up Christy Mathewson. Catcher Hartley, 1-uchcr 1-uchcr 1-uchcr Ooulait. and Jim Thorpe. Hartley Hartley and Ooulait have been In this city for several days, and Thorpe w.'.ll arrive hara early Sunday morning. The noted Indian athlete is scheduled to show his firowens at a professional meet to be held n Boston Saturday night, and will leave the Hub at midnight for New York: Several Several newspaper correspondents will leave at the same time. At Harrisburg. Penn.. the party will receive; receive; a considerable addition In the person person of Coach Wilbert Robinson, who hu high hopes of developing another Jlar-qimrd Jlar-qimrd Jlar-qimrd or Tesreau from the squad of voong pitchers which McGraw has rounded rounded un. Robinnon has notified the management management that he will bring along his son. woo is Ih years of age. and said to be l'iiie a ball tosser. Hobby does not expect expect the youngster to become a regular CJiant, but figurea that the trip will be a great bvnrit lo the youngster. Red .Ames la another veteran due to arrive at Marlin eariy. and he la expected to Join the party between here and St. Louis. There is also a possibility that Joe Evers, Wlltwv and Oeorge Burna will Join the party between here and the Western city. About a dose-n dose-n dose-n playera have been ordered ordered to report to Manager McGraw at St. Louis Monday night for the final lap of the Journey. Larry iHiyle, wBo lives ar-rusa ar-rusa ar-rusa the river from the Missouri metropolis, metropolis, wlil Huotmlile this crowd. Larry will be one of the " early birds," and Jeff Tes-leau. Tes-leau. Tes-leau. has also been ordered to start from St. Louis Sunday night. The remainder of the party- party- will be made up of Pitchers Smith. Doinaree. Schupp, - and Hanley. Outfielder Jacobion. and Infleldera Groh and Stock. Robinson will be placed In charge of the young pitchers as soon ss they arrive at Martin, and McGraw will look after the other players. Cooper, Ba-der, Ba-der, Ba-der, ferryman, and Robertson will go direct direct to Marlin from their homes In the South. By next Wednesday night McGraw will have all hla pitchers In Marlin. with the possible exception of Rube Marquard and titla Crai.dail. The Cub has heard nothing nothing from the lanky southpaw, but has sent bim orders to report at Marlin. Rube'a reported intention of sticking to the stage and leaving baseball prostrated is not causing Manager McGraw any worry. Crandall will be a member of the second squad to depart for Marlin. His signed contract arrived at the Giants' headquarters headquarters yesterday, and a letter from the noted relief pitcher which accompanied it stated that he expects a much better season than In 1912. He figured in only seven full gumes last season, though he is credited wmi mirieen victories and seven defeats. With the arrival of Crandall's document only three of the regulars are unsigned-Red unsigned-Red unsigned-Red Murray. Jeff Tesreau, and Tilly Siufer. Murray has a habit of signing after reporting and Tesreau is expected to turn .In the papers when he meets McGiuw Monday in St. Louis. Neither 1 regarded as a member of the season's crop of holdouts. Nothing has been nrurd from Shafer since Ids contract was rcturnt-d rcturnt-d rcturnt-d to him some time ago, except -hat -hat Fran Chance told on his arrival rie. that Tilly wanted more money te-foi-w te-foi-w te-foi-w te-foi-w te-foi-w signing. bciiary Foster received a letter yesterday yesterday from Groundkeeper John Murphv, In widen the latter reported excellent weather and fine grounds. The field is Pinch setter now than at any time last Spring, Murphy avers, and he predicts that the playera will be highly satisfied ith it. . One of the innovations of this year's training at Marlin will be the presence In ramp of a dentist. Manager McGraw figures that there will be plenty of worn for him, especially with the rookies, who rave never encountered anv of the Marlin Marlin bills of fare. The old-timers old-timers old-timers know what things on the bill of fare to sidestep. sidestep. . .. . I

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 14 Feb 1913, Fri,
  3. Page 13

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