Article in The Washington Post 25 Aug 1905 page 9. Joe Stanley's Advent

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Article in The Washington Post 25 Aug 1905 page 9. Joe Stanley's Advent - JOE STAHLEYS ADVENT aaaaaEansasscaxssa...
JOE STAHLEYS ADVENT aaaaaEansasscaxssa Washington lor to Win His Spurs in VAsUlagton JUS WORK OUT OUT TOR MX Strategy Board Carefully Scanning ti EorixoQ for Younr and Promialni Player Waiting for Stalling to Put Laporte on the Hooli TJnlflue Question Comes from St Louis - For the first time In almost ten years a Washington boy U to return to his native city to win greater baseball honors than he has earned in the ranks ot the mlhOr leagues Joe Stanleys advent with the Nationals will add another local boy to the ranks ot the major leagues and not since Gene De MOhtreville Joined the eld senators In the middle 90s ha there been any home talent on the Washington team In Almost every instance the local timber has made good In Washington after securing the needful experience in the small leagues Stanley is coming to make mod nnil all fattdnm aarnAatlv hopes that be realises bis expectations Washington has been a hotbed of base ball from the very inception of the game and Washington has turned out its share of diamond start In the early years there wss Joe fetart Charley Snyder Oscar Ble - laskl Sadie Houck Paul Hines Tommy Evert - Bob Barr and others of more or less note and they have made baseball histoiy that every one still enjoys reading reading and hearing about notwithstanding that baseball idols are too often forgotten In the merry whirl of the sport Eafeh one of the old guard hai done some thing to bring the game to a higher mark and it is rather remarkable but the rule that Washington boys have gained their lirst professional laurels away from home With the passing of Hines and Bnvder who closed their baseball careers on wasniQgton teams twelve Or more years ago there has been but one home boy ttho has returned and made his mark He Is De Montrevllle Gene still might be classed with the major leaguers but for his oyer tealoysness in getting ready for a seasons battle too early in the spring Threo years ago Gene was out on the lots during that mild February weather and when - tha time came for playing championship games he had overtrained himself and invited rheumatism which eventually drove him to a Southern oil - mate which has partly restored Min to his old form Stanley Stanley has been anxious to shine before the home folks and one time had a trial but the conditions here were not conducive conducive toths development of a youngster and he failed to show major league cliss Joe was gathered up a year later by tho Boston Nationals and played a good game but he did not like the management of tha44club and preferred a career In the Southern League The Washington team U a much faster organisation than the one of 1S03 and it will behoove Stanley to tret into a rapid stride from the first in order to crowd out one of the others

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  2. 25 Aug 1905, Fri,
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