The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on May 27, 1918 · Page 6
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May 27, 1918

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

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THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVTLi.'B. PA." MONDAY, MAT 27, 1315.' LEWIS OF WORtD : SERIES FAME NOW HITTING 'EM OUT FOR UNCLE SAM MOSQUITO WAS CAUSE OF ODD TRIPLE PLAY "· "Signs are a (,TCut thing," says 'Harry Smith, Cincinnati catcher. ·"We- hatl'a manager--in my minor league--who Imd an elegant set-, of signs, and one was the order/ to steal a base, made ^·by-tapping himself .on the foro-^ head -with' the right, band. "One afternoon we had the · bases full nnd none'put'in a most iinportnut. game, 'when bo gave the-sign to steal. . ;' "Nothing to do but obey, so '.everybody stolo-'with the bases fan. " . W 6f course, the crnel enemy rounded us up and mude It a .triple play. The manager was a maniac till we told him that he had ordered the triple steal "'·--and .then he remembered that; he bad 'shipped a mosquito which Ut upon his forehead!" »**»«*»»#*** ZIMMERMAN KIDDED ABOUT FAMOUS RACE Fans Yelp About Collins, Heinie Takes It Easily. but George "Duffy" Lawis, former- left flolder for the Boston Red Sox, who .gained considerable fame for his great batting in the two world scries against the Phillies and the Brooklyn Nationals, is in Uncle Sam's service. His home runs were the talk of the country and Duffy's big black hat was always slumming them out dnrtng the world's series days!- No pitcher either on the "Phillies or the Dodgers would trust Duffy at the plate and did bis-best to foil htm. It viasn't possible to hold Duffy down, and he held .the highest bat,.ting average on'the club. - . . . . - ' ' Lewis, like many other big leaguers. Is now ID the service, and this photo shows him in his uniform of u chief petty officer.' He Is stationed at Maro -·Island, Cal. Lewis has played baseball with the naval teams at Mare Island, and has t taken hold o? the men and is-lending his knowledge to building-a ' etrong team a t t h e station. . . . · . . . ' I PART OF WAR EQUIPMENT I -- 2 Baseballs, footballs and other 31 j£ athletic paraphernalia have g 4 been made a part oC the regular *' II military equipment of Ameri-.2 * · can soldiers sent overseas. ~* ·J I _ The athletic division of t h e * *' war department commission on-* training camp activities is en- 3 ·.deavoring.to furnfeh each com- * ·pany_'going' to France with a 4" complete bos of athletic goods, j JK^ .*-*. .mjL. m^-*^^. ·» ·NOTES CATCHER GjBSON IS NOW ARMY CAPTAIN t~* - George- Gibson, the -veteran catcher, ·»^t..... who enjoys the distinction of being the "*. only big league ball pluyer-wltii a son; ,_*.--i n - t t, 0 allied-se vice, -has himself-en- ".Ttfr'.JIsted. and now.is at. Camp Zachary '.." J ", Tay'or; near Louisville; -where he- has been made captain of a field battery. ; No .sooner, had be reached camp than - he began to organize a ball team, and £~ Be" hopes' ~to make a -good showing i- .agalnst.other camp outfits and profes- cluhs. |snrr...Some baseball historians .claim to. i ^.t have' discovered that Jhe first bdnnr ji-i. ;e¥«flglven-"a-.plfcher"6b_tthe^basls ofT r ^ games won was In Silver KICK'S con=-' \ tract with the Browns. when^King got^ J= -- : "»"ralary-of '$2,500 and~n obnia of S50CT [ j-^for--winning -more than 40 games. "his.present",lineup.-!" "-." :, "Greasy:" Neale, the Reds' outfielder, is stinging the ball-hard. * ·- * -·* : -The Memphis Southern league club fans taken on Joe Slattery to play, first base. * * * Miller Hoggins has obtained a.true j line on his Yankees and Is much en- r couraged; I ' * * * ! Hubert Scott Perry, formerly with I .the Cnlis, has accepted on offer from Connie Mack. 1. · . ' · » · . * . . . . r, ! Miller Krueger will make Otto Miller ' extend himself behind the bat for the '· Robins this year. i * * · ! Pirate fans 'arc interested in WIIHo Stumpf, who. if he'makes good, will cover short for Pittsburgh. . ' * . * * · Jack Powell's comeback stunt with ·the -SL Louis*Browns does not seem to have b'eeo. ranch after olL * . * * ;. Joe Dugan. the Athletics* young shortstop, is another Jack Barry, In the opinion of Quaker, baseball sharps. * * * ' .. Dave Shean,. who will play second base .for the Red Sor. Is not a- Jack Barry, and is notoriously weak at the bat ' · · . - -· -- * » · ·. " Man'ager'Griffith "stflris looking for a catcher to.round out. his staff, but has his eyes cast In no particular direction. . . · - ----- - . . ·-· - . * . * · * . Harry Wolfe,-- former Pirate short- stop,-bnt better known as a Doluth player, h"as" been sold by Breyf nss to Minneapolis. "" ' " * ; ' · ' · * David Owl, a 'full-blooded Cherokee Indian, whose home is in North Caro- Jlna, has .been ejected captain -of-tb« ·Sprtogfleld-Mass.-) college nine.' ." ' '. ' " / » . ' *" * Camouflage is quite popular these days. Some ingenious pitcher will soon be painting league-bolls.so that they look like atmosphere. .- ^ . * - - * * . The. Cardinals have a young catcher named Benton. He Is a powerfully ; bullt youngster and may land a regular berth with the St. Louis club. 'j ' . ...,, · .*·**·.-···_ ·· · · *- -Benny-Ka'iiff is* said to-be longing for the'Khalct His call-in the draft is not bat he an-enllst- Bronx Idol Receives Bombardment From Bug« In Stand, but Falls to Show Any of Fussy Stuff He la So Well Noted For. Players on both the Giants and "White Sox teams will tell you It wasn't oil Heinle's fault, bnt that doesn't make any difference to the fans. Yes, we have reference to that now famous episode of the 1017 w o r l d ' s series, wlien Heinie the Zlm hot-footed it down the · third base line after B d d l e Cc-lHns, gripping the pill firmly iu one mitt · w h i l e E d d i e dossed the plate ·with the run that d a s h e d G i a n t hopes into Che depths of despair. " Heinle ZJm. After It TSS all 'over somebody asked Zlm about the play, -and .he very manfully took all the · blame,' despite the fact that ho had an alibi In the statements of some of the players themselves. Bnt that one play will be remembered as long as Fred Merkle's i failure to touch second, and oil because j it happened In a world's series. Had | it occurred In an ordinary everyday game of tall It would have been forgotten, and that's the rub, . When the Giants started their exhibition, tour in Texas this spring the bugs of the Lone Star state greeted Zlm the first time be stepped to thej platter to bat against an outside team. And the greetings had to do with Eddie Col Una. Evidently Zlm expected it, and, strange to say, he failed to show any of the fussy stuff for which he has long been noted. He merely hammered the plate with big bludgeon and proceeded to slam out a home ran. Wnen' the National league .season opened Zlm expected a verbal bombardment And he got It What's more, he win probably be a target for lots' of Kidding during the present season nnttl the novelty wears off. But Zlm may play better ball for all of it. He has made up his mind that no fan Is going to take hi* mind off the game, and he has his eye on the National league batting championship for 1918. OUTFIELDERS IN BIG DEMAND Peculiarly Fitted for Duties of Soldier in Present War--He l Lighter on Hl« Feet. Ontflelders are In great demand along the battle front, aad the garden keepers-if, the big leagues may find tiieniseivee epedally sought attcr when the neit call for troops is Issued. So ,says a letter from Tom O'Hara, the -veteran center fielder who hiis for three years served gallantly to Canadian platoons, ond many Canadian and American soldiers have made the same remark. The outfielder Is peculiarly fitted, for the dnties of soWlera ID the present war. He Is lighter on his feet and faster In motion than , the men .who play the other positions, therefore specially adapted.for the work of "go' ing over the top." Best of all, the "outfielder .has always been trained to make the sort of throws that are use- fill In pegging hand grenades. Scle Ageuts for BOZA31T EUGS. FURNITURE w * RUGS "The Big Store Near The Bridge." 4 Pt Solid 0»k Porch Swings. $2.95 ' Complete iritb Chains. It is an easy matter to make your porch different f you come to the Zimmerman-Wild Store--different in appearance as well as different in its comfort. To gain an idea o£ the exclusive new styles here in Summer Furniture just glance in our big display window--incidentally note the remarkably small prices marked on the pieces shown therein. Tk New Seller's You liave seen the Sellers ml- vrrttocd In the leading magazines. Stop In tlie Hlg Store, examine the cabinet itself. You will be snrpriscd to note the many really new conrwiien c d s that the Setters possesses, The Sellers is the Only Kitchen Cabinet with an Sellers Kitchen Cabinets SeH at $29.50 to $45 Automatic Flour Bin Like This. Sold Exclusively at the Z.-W. Store. COOL! FORC SHADES at the Zimmerniari-Wild Store Exclusively The CooLmore Porch Shade has exactly the qualities its name indicates. It is so constructed as to shut out old Sol's hot rays and at the same time pecmit a free circulation of air, thus insuring a cool porch even on the warmest days. All Widths. Colors Brown or Green. All Prices, EnamelBeds Regular $16.50 Values. See Window Display. These are the most sensational values ever offered in Beds. .They are aU distinctly new styles, full size and constructed to give a life-time of service. The flnisb.es are snowy white and old ivory. They are identically the same beds you sea priced else- whore at J16.50 and $18.00. ConnellsviUe's Best Selection Gas Coal Ranges The' Big Store's display of Gas and Coal Ranges embrace tne newest and most convenient styles manufactured. Every one is absolutely guaranteed by us and prices are the most moderate in town. Belber Trunks, Bags Suitcases At tlie Zimmerman-Trfld Store Exclusirely. Belber Luggage is known from coast to coast--the name Belber on your Trunk, Bag or Suitcase assures quality, style and durability. ThvOASTUNE^to The delilbts of your vacation begin the moment you board a D. C. Coait ,Unc Steamer for beauiilul Mackiaac Islaad-for half of the deiinbu arc in the Lake voyage. Railroad rickei'i are honored on all D. C. Line iteamcn with: ottt extra charge. The D. C. 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