Joe Davidson's of Paragould's League Leaves 1909

 

 

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THURSDAY , SEPTEMBER 8, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

JOE DAVIDSON'S FAREWELL

JOE DAVIDSON WHO HAS DONE SUCH SPLENDID WORK FOR THE PARAGOULD'S LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM LEAVES TONIGHT FOR HIS HOME AT CLARENDON AND AFTER A BRIEF REST WILL GO TO NASHVILLE , TENN. TO RESUME HIS STUDY OF MEDICINE IN VANDERVILT UNIVERSITY . JOE IS A WARM FAVORITE WITH THE FANS AND HAS MANY STAUNCH FRIENDS IN THE CITY WHO REGRET VERY MUCH TO SEE HIM LEAVE . JOE SAYS THIS IS HIS LAST YEAR IN BASEBALL , AS HE COMPLETES HIS COURSE IN VANDERBILT THIS SESSION AND WILL THEN GO INTO BUSINESS. IF JOE DOES QUIT BASEBALL THE GAME HAS LOST ONE OF ITS MOST PROMISING YOUNGSTERS.

HE IS SUCCEEDED AS CATCHER FOR THE SCOUTS BY JACK LAW AN EX-SOUTHERN LEAGUER AND A FORMER MEMBER OF THE MEMPHIS TEAM OF THAT ASSOCIATION. LAW IS AN OLD TIMER AND WILL PROVE OF GREAT VALUE TO THE TEAM IN THE CLOSE FINISH FIGHT FOR PENNANT HONORS. HE MAKES HIS DEBUT WITH THE SCOUTS THIS AFTERNOON AGAINST MARIANNA.