World Sports 1900's

DOCUMENT WRITTEN BY : TINA EASLEY

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MARCH 31, 1909 - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

THE NEW YORK GIANTS WERE THE FIRST TEAM TO REACH THE SPRING TRAINING GROUNDS.

THE VETERAN PITCHER OTIS STOCKDALE HAS BEEN REINSTATED BY THE SOUTHERN LEAGUE.

SWIMMERS AND FENCERS WILL NOW HAVE A SHORT RUNNING AMONG THE EASTERN COLLEGES.

ALF WICKS THE OLDTIME ENGLISH BOXER , IS IN BOSTON WITH JOEY BOWKER.

THE SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE HAS DECIDED TO PUT THE UNION LABEL ON ALL OF ITS TICKET THIS SEASON.

THE LOWER BRANCH OF THE TENNESSEE LEGISLATURE HAS PASSED A BILL LEGALZING 10 ROUND BOUT WITH DECISIONS IN CHARTERED CLUBS.

JIMMIE BURKE ASKED FOR AN INCREASE IN SALARY FROM THE LOUISVILLE CLUB AND WAS GIVEN HIS PASSPORT . HEINIE PEITZ WILL MANAGE THE COLONELS.

STONY McGLYNN SHOULD BE ABLE TO FURNISH SOME GOOD PITCHING FOR THE MILWAUKEE FANS . GIVE STONY ANYTHING LIKE AN EVEN BREAK AND HE CAN PITCH FOUR GAMES A DAY.

THE WALLABIES , THE AMATEUR RUGBY STARS OF AUSTRALIA HAVE BEEN PLANTING THE HORNET ON ALL THE CALIFORNIA FOOTBALL TEAMS AND WILL TRY TO KEEP UP THEIR WINNING STREAK THROUGH THE NORTHWEST.

MANAGER McALEAR OFFERED RUBE WADDELL TO BOSTON IN EXCHANGE FOR CY YOUNG . IN ORDER TO GET EVEN WITH McALEAR CY WILL HAVE TO WIN ALL OF HIS GAMES AGAINST ST. LOUIS THIS SEASON.

JOHN J. BRADY OF CINCINNATI , JOHN P. KEEFE AND JAMES J. McKEEVER OF PITTSBURG , GEORGE SCHULTZ OF CLEVELAND AND JESS GOEHLER OF BARBERTOWN HAVE BEEN APPOINTED UMPIRES IN THE OHIO AND PENNSYLVANIA LEAGUE.

THE PHILADELPHIA POLITICIANS WHO HAVE PURCHASED THE "qUAKERS" ARE STRONG AND HAVE THINGS PRETTY MUCH THEIR OWN WAY IN PILADELPHIA . BUT WAIT UNTIL THEY GET INTO ONE OF THOSE NATIONAL LEAGUE ANNUAL MEETINGS .

FRANK SCHAUB , THE POND DE LAC BALL PLAYER , WAS MARRIED RECTLY TO MISS ERNA MATTHEWS , AT MENOMINEE, MICH. THE COUPLE STARRED IN A GENUINE ELOPEMENT , WITH , "PA" MATTEWS DOING A HOT TIN CAN AFTER THE PAIR.

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