Cap Anson's Pittsburgh Press interview excerpt
The Pittsburgh Press publishes the following tatervfew with Anson, concerning concerning himself: " I am satisfied that the release or saw of players always hurts any club net np- np- at the top," said Capt. Anson, of Chicago, yesterday. " This, I believe, is the principal reason for tha Lick of Interest taken in the game at Chicago. Of course we have been Playing poor ball or we would not have lost so many games. The people at home think that our poor record is due to the fact that we have released so many men this sea-ton. sea-ton. sea-ton. I am blamed for poor management, but my day wdl come, and the people who are now roasting me will be my best friends. Anson will be the oracle he once was, and get more fame than ever. I have been in bad repute before, and I have pulled out to become a lion. Tbe principal difficulty I have had so far was that my pitchers were not aa elective as I thought they would be. They are now coming round all right, and will be better as the season advances. advances. I have not let one man go this year whom 1 would like to have back again. I have made mistakes, but no big ones this season. Mark Baldwin would be a great pitcher if he kerned how te eontrol tha bslh That is his weak point, and that was one of my reasons for letting him go."