Indian Athlete Shows Up Well The Post-Standard, Syracuse, 10 Jan. 1911
NDIAN ATHLETE SHOWSJJP WELL Chief Albert Bender Most Prominent Redskin in Sporting World. DETROIT, Jan. 9.--The American Indian, while ;nbt looked upon as an: atli- as^ American consider the word, has nevertheless shown up prominently in'proportion-to his percentage of people, . Chief Albert -Bender, the Minnesota Indian of the Athletics, a Carlisle graduate, is one of the best pitchers who ever trampled a hurling heap, and for the Athletics he has won his share, of games in three pennant races--1902, 1905 and 1910--and alo a game in the world's series this season. He is, ac- corclinsr to Ira Thomas, the greatest speetf pitcher in the country, and the. cutest curve fiinger in either league, jsencler Is one of the best shots in the lahd f and he is working far one of the big gun factories this winter, .Sockalexis, the Indian . outfielder, /Of Cleveland, was one of the baseball players who retired and went back to the mines before he reached his prime. He ,was as good a thrower as ever shot a ball from the outer garden to the plate, a corking batter and a splendid man on the bases* . * Chief Myers of the New * Yorks. who graduated from St. Paul, is, dated as a catcher who ..will in a few'seasons amply fill the shoe^ of J R6ger Bresnahan, late Gtent, now /manager of; the Cardinals; Myers has been a bi help to Manager MeGrasvy and in addition .to being-; a backstop who, with Indian-wile baffles the best batsmen, is a Â£ ticker of no mean ranlc. He greatly aided in Seating 1 the Highlanders in ihe New York^stato. championship.Â·Â·"* ,: *IÂ·; . 4 : ' Â«Motor cars are out : ot the reach-or-de- rfre of: most Indians^ but Tobih- 4 Be HynieL who was lately Â·killed;In a tnis- hapÂ» piloted a huge racing- car* Thpugh a son^of the'forest, he was as faultless and Saring- a driver as veverVentered; a curve,: rusning-Mke the wind ; a*blast/- ;N . pe/Hymel. drove; onlyi short; time. Jjut lianc^VPaLirmoutttv, ParkÂ».Â·*; .. along; Gaiflbllne; :Ebw t ; by?;; I . ^"^ ^* -Â· k _ - - -.. - ^ l _ Â« . ~ - . 1 . . ~ "^ - 'Â·.:.