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THE (OREGON SUNDAY JOURNAL, PORTLA ND, SUNDAY MORNING. OCTOBER"? 81, 1S23.
McCredies Are Likely to Dispose of Beaver Baseball Kandiise B
team Will Be
Walter McCredle, Willing to Sell,
Hai Been Approached by Sev
, eralj No Plans' for Future.
Bt 6nhi Berts
TJORTIMfDS Pacific Court league
Jt iMMbaU franchise wM pass Into the
hands of new owner some time thla
winter, proDSDiy oe
fore the first of the
Thla he been
by Walter H. Mc-
Credie, manager of
the Beavera alnoe
lt06, whan he and
hta uncle, Judge W.
W. McCredle pur
Chased tho eon
trolling interest of
.the club. Tha pass
ing of the Mc
Credies la to be re
gretted. They gave
Portland Ita stand-
inr in tha foajtt
league and put the Rose City on the
. baseball map of the United States by the
1 development of Players who have been
orowmd as world's series heroes, yet
daring the last few years the feeling
toward them has not been the best
'WAKES IS B1DBKB
i : "Several men have approached me re
garding tha franchise, but aa yet none
of them has come forward with a defl
Bite offer," said Walter McCredle. "I
Would like to dispose of the franchise to
Portland in te reals, yet the best off era
re from California men. Clyde Wares,
Who has considerable money. Is anxious
Ao get the club, lie, it is said, has tha
backing of several others." outside of
: Wares, McCredle refused to make pub
lic the names of any who have discussed
the question with him.
MeCredle Intimated that it would be a
good Idea for Portland to pattern after
. Heattle In taking hold of the franchise.
The Seattle Elks made It possible for the
Coast league to gain a foothold In Seat
tle The Seattle owners enjoyed a great
season, the Rainier drawing aa many
people as some major league towns.
MAO VP Iff AIB
.. IfoCredle Is up in the air regarding
plans for the team and himself next
year. In the meantime, however, he is
going to attend the annual meeting of
. the National Association of Minor Base
ball Leagues In Kansas City nest week.
While In Kansas City, McCredle will
probably do a little scouting around re-
. gardlng players for the 1921 season. He
will hold a conference with Prank
Marin, owner of the Detroit Baseball
club, but whether McCredle will be of
fered the position as manager of the
Tigers is not known.
."Red" Oldham, former Portland pitch
er, who was with the Tigers last season,
told McCredle in Los Angeles Just be-
lore the close of the Coast season that
It was heard on all sides that he (Mc-
' Cradle) would succeed Hughey Jennings
' MeCredle denied that he had received
, any offer from the Seattle club to act
as Its manager during the 1921 season.
Wares has a week in which to reply to
- Klepper's request to sign a contract for
J Ml. It Is known that McCredle was
: offered the Seattle management last
PTJTTJBE IS BRIGHT
There Is no opposition to the fact that
, MeCredle is a brainy baseball leader. He
, was handicapped this year In more ways
than one. Detroit failed to deliver the
players he needed, and injuries and
Jumpers threw a monkey wrench Into bis
machine at critical times.
, Baseball in Portland Is not dead. Mc
: Credle knows that Portland will prosper
under a new ownership, but there's no
chance of the franchise being sold until
tha right offer is made.
Dolan to Officiate
In Gonzaga Game
8am Dolan has been accepted as the
referee Tor the Gonsaga-Multnomah Am
ateur Athletic club football game slated
' for Multnomah Field, November t Word
was received from Coach Doriaa of the
Spokane eleven to the effect that Dolan
- was satisfactory to him as far aa he was
concerned. The other . officials will be
The Winged "M" athletes held a stiff
workout under the ar lights Thursday
night on Multnomah Field and Manager
Coach Harry Dorraan reports that all his
boys are In great shape for a gruelling
contest. The Spokane school team will
arrive In Portland next Thursday night,
according to present plane and will take
a light workout on the local lot Friday
. sometime, the definite time to be deter
mined on the arrival of the visitors.
t In First Section
- Additional sport news; and
gossip, including the play by
play detail of the Oregon Aggie-California
and Oregon-Stanford games,
will be found on page 15 of the
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FORMER CHAMPS BOOSTERS
Tbe National football team, which won the championship of the Port
land Football association three years in a row. Many of the mem
bers of the team are abllng- In coaching- and officiating; ta this year's
circuit. Reading; from the left, the players are: James P. Taylor,
O. A. Bochan, E- Buckanan, ' W. Towns, R. Chali. Ja1fHe row T.
Coxen, J. Ayles, T .Neednam, Dave Robinson, B. Hyatt, G. Blrnle, O.
Duncan, W. Ctray. Hiss Cozen was the team's mascot. Billlngton
Dryden. Front row-A. H. Barbour, G. Inles, Frank Biljlngton, R.
and Coxen are referees in this year's games, while Gray, Barbour,
Taylor and Dryden are assisting in coaching teams. 1
Miller Nearly Ties
Nineteen Slam Out
4TTACK" MILLER, the slugging left
Xi fielder of the Oakland club, came
within two hits of equalling the record.
tabliahed in 1903, the first season of
the Coast league, by "Deacon" Van
Buren, by slamming out 279 bingles In
189 games during: the 1920 season.
Van Buren's record Is 281 hits In 205
games. Considering the number or
games Miller played, his record sur
names that of Van Buren.
Earl Sheely. the leading hitter of the
league, lined out 261 hits In 185 games.
In addition to Miller and Sheely, 17
other players lined out 200 or more hits
during the season.
Following are the leaders In the of
fensive departments during the 1920
Leadlnt H titer.
Sheet, "tit Iak
Kltsferaki. Han Praocteeo
Johnaon, Salt Lake
Orawford, Ixm Anxolaa
Kid rod. Sarramaoto-gaartJa
Or lit Number of Rum
Ktu, Salt Lake
KUlefer. Lrm Antrim
i. Mitchell. Vernon
Maliiaan, Salt Lake
Johnaon. Bait Lake
Oral art Numbar of Hit
Bbeely, Salt Iaka '. '. '. '. "
Schick, San Kraoeiaeo
. ... 261
. ... 245
. ... 244
. ... SO
urawiora, i.oa Ana-lea ...........
Qreatatt Number of
SheeW. Bait Lake
Miller, Oakland '. 1
Krus, SaJt Lake
diatter of the Hot Stove LeagueJ
FTCHER SAM ROSS of the Portland
Beavers will leave this week for San
Francisco to depart for the Orient, where
he will play on Gene Doyle's All-Stars.
Lew Blue, Portland flrstsacker, will be
a member of the same team.
Ross has ambitions of playing first
base next season, but lacks the necessary
hitting strength to be a regular guardian
of the initial cushion.
According to reports from California,
Harry Wolverton, former manager of
the San Francisco, Oakland and Sacra
mento baseball teams, is anxious to
break back Into the game, Wolverton,
it a said, has been made an offer to
manage a coast club.
The St. Louis Americans have claimed
Pitcher Cullop of the Salt Lake team
under option. The Detroit Tigers have
exercised their claim on Pitcher Cun
ningham. Frank Navtn's actions in recalling
Cunningham may mean that he will
make another effort to send the big
International Competition Is Be
spattered With Ugly Incidents,
Says Henry Leach.
TTENRT T.EArTT nn. e i.ij..
JJ- greatest sport critics. In a recent
article had the following to say reg&rd-
" "imuauonai competition :
"We are told continually how fine it
is for making peoples and nations under
stand each Other thnrnno-hlv ,wt nv.
each other all the more. One might have
I..,, ma., uui 100a over tne
history of the International sport from
the far past, down to the moat recent
time, and observe how It la bespattered
mi uxiy incidents.
"For nerfectlon in lni.ii...i .
and the achievement of all lta Ideals
must i n-in nave universal perfection
m sportsmanship, and the truth Is that
wt re very far from that now, and cer
tainly no nearer than we were six years
ago. Men's minds are not tending any
mors toward Ideals than they used to be.
And the sad fact is that the majority of
men and peoples are not sportsmen, and
the majority of nations are not imbued
with the true feelings and sentiments of
sportsmanship, which ar known and
need not be described.
"In no clrcumstanoes whatever do
men and parties like getting beaten.
Defeat in their games, whlch Toften
nearer to their hearts and sentiments
than their business, is lew eetbU
to them than anything. CtvUIxaUon has
not yet reached such a state of perfec
tion that an Individual or a part?
accept defeat In any form with absolute
equanimity. The people of this civilisa
tion hate defeat; and against their
Van Buren Mark
Over 200 Bingles
CaToner, Baa rraaebee . ,
K,nwrthy, Seattle . . .
Wiatersil. Portlaad . . . .
aeaataat Numbar of
Crawford. Loa Anfelaa
J. MUehaU. Vamon
Ruraler, Salt Lake
Mnllitan, Halt Lake
sreatstt Number ef Heme Runt
Sheely, Salt lake
Raraler. halt Lake
Miller. Oak land
Orawford. Lo Aofelet
Murphy. Seaule ;..
Kmc. Salt Lake
Afnew, Saa Ftaociaco
Rheely. Salt Lake
Crawford, Los Anfelea
Kumlar, Salt Lake
Sohick, San Krancweo
FiBuer. Vernon w
Q restart Number of Saorlfloe HIU
K. r.randall. Loa Anfelea
Veney, San Franciaco
Corhan, San Franciaco
1. Mitchell, Vernos
MoAulejr, Loa Angelea
Kru. Salt Lake. .
Qreatast Numbar of Stolen Baaaa
KUlefer. Loa Anselea
J'fhnaon, Salt Lake
MuUifin. Salt Lake
Bine. Portland .-.
rltateraM, Saa Franciaeo
pitcher to Portland next spring, pro
vided the McCredies retain the club.
Howard Camp, the young outfielder,
who finished the season with the Vernon
Tigers, has been claimed by the New
York Americans. It would not be sur
prising to see Camp with the Tigers
next spring as part of the consideration
for Johnny Mitchell, the Tiger short
stop. Pitcher Carmen of the London dab,
Michigan-Ontario league, won -2 and
lost 2 games out of the 88 in which he
participated during the 1)20 season.
That's some record.
Cliff Blankenahlp, who was tha man
ager of Salt Lake's first team In the
Pacific Coast league. In being boosted
to fill Ernie Johnson's shoes next spring.
The Baltimore Internationals and the
St. Paul American association club were
the only class AA teams to draft play
ers this year. Not a single Coast league
club puttn a draft, and generally the
coast goea In big for the player lottery.
sporting Instincts are often tempted to
strain at conditions to avoid It When
it comes, they to a varying extent seek
excuses for it; even among the best
sportsmen there la some sort of excuse.
And from excuse to regret, and from
regret to criticism, and from criticism to
blame of the other side are very small
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AS BEST TENNIS
STAB IN WORLD
British Expert Places National
Champion on Top of List of
. Fifty Players.
EIGHT United SUtes tennis players
are ranked among the first 16 of
a list of EO of the best tennis players
la the world by A. K Crawley, the fam
ous British expert.
William T. Tilden It, winner of the
Wimbledon and United States titles,
heads the list, with John C. Parke of
Great Britain in second place. William
M. Johnston of San Francisco was placed
Following are the rankings :
No. 1 Wilnoag T. Tildes IL Dinted Statea.
No. 2 John C Parke. Great Britain.
No. 8 Wfinam M Johaatoa. Unned Btaha.
4 A. B. w. Byincaoota, ureal Britain.
K R. N atria Wilnaau IT. United States,
6 Andre H. Oebert. Pnuwe.
T W. H. Lswrenta, Franca,
ft Gerald U PUtenon, AnMralaaia.
5 Robert Undlev Murray. OaHed Statea,
No. 10 lulilya anmaeae. Japan.
No. 11 Wallaca 9. J oh neon. On tad Stakaa
No. 12 Charles S. Garland. United Statea.
No. It Roland Roberta, United Statea.
No. 14 Walter T. Hayea, Uatted Btataa
No. 15 H. -Beper Barrett. Great Britain.
No. 18 Ronald V. Thomae, aoatzalaaia.
No, 17 Norman K. Brookaa, Anatralatia
No. in r. M. B. riaber, Aaatralaaia.
No. l-o. H. Dodd. South Afrtoa.
No. 20 L. Baratand, Sooth Africa.
No. 21 Randolph Lyoett, Aaatralaaia.
No. 22 T. M. MaTToa-ordato. Great Brltala
No. 23 Patrick OUara Wood. Aoatrala.
No. 24 Sense BbiaueUo, Japan.
No. 23 K. G. Lowe, Gnat Britain.
No. 26 C. L. Winalow, Soath Africa.
No. 27 Stanley N. Donst. Anatralaata.
No. 28 A. H. Lowe, Great Britain.
No. 28 Wataon at. Waahbnrn, United States.
No. 80 O. G. N. Turn bull. Great Britain.
No. 31 F. R. L. Crawford. Great Britain.
No. 82 W. A. Inrran, Great Britain.
So. S3 A. Velha Myrrt, Great Britaia.
No. 84 A. W. Dunlop, Auatnlaam,
No. 35 J. Alonao, Spain.
No. 86 M. J. Q. Ritchie, Great Brttata.
No. 87 C P. Dixon, Great Britain.
No. 88 Max Deocu, Prance.
No. 89 W, Wooxnam, Great Britain.
No. 40 H. W. Daries, Great Britain.
No. 41 P. U. Dayaon. Great Britain.
No. 42 A E. Baaaaiah, Great Britain.
No. 43 Victor Richarda. United Statea.
No. 44 Nicholas Mnehn, Biinnia.
No. 49 C. B. Black beard. South Afrtov
No. 4 A Bod W. Heath, Attttrakaia,
No. 47 G. H. C. Watt, Great Britain.
No. 48 W. K. Oaria. Great Bntain.
No. 49 U A. Godtree. Great Britain.
No. 50 J. Brasnon, Fraaee.
THE tie for the John O. Clemson tro
phy between teams representing the
Waverley Country club and the Portland
Golf club will be played off in the near
future. The exact date will be deter
mined by C. Harry Davis Jr.. captain
of the Waverley team, and Walter H.
Nash, chairman of the handicap com
mittee of the Portland Golf club.
No date has been set for the second
half of the W. J. Burns trophy match
between Waverley and Seattle. Captain
Davis of the Waverley club plans to
have the match, which is to be "held In
Seattle, played as soon as possible, prob
ably during the early part of November.
Gordon Lockhart, the famous Scotch
amateur golfer, has decided to turn pro
fessional and is planning to leave for the
United States early net month. Lock
hart will take part in the Scottish teams
championship at Prestwlck, which will
be his last appearance as an amateur.
Miss Alera Stirling of Atlanta is
woman golf champion of America hold
ing the United States and Canadian
Centralia Gun Club
Centralia, Oct. 30. A post-season gun
Club shoot is being arranged by the local
gun club for Sunday, November 20. The
shoot will be held at the traps of the
club at the fair grounds and will be
Shooters will be divided Into teams of
five man each, and each man will be
allowed five shots providing for the
shooting off of ties. The highest man In
each team will be awarded a turkey for
his Thanksgiving day dinner. No ad
mission will be charged to entrants other
than t to each man in the teams
A meeting of the local club will be
held next week at which time plans for
this shoot will be perfected and officers
elected for the ensuing year.
We're Oad It's Settled
A long standing dispute between Glas
gow Rangers soccer team of Scotland
and the Barslem Port Vale eleven over
the transfer of Peter Pursell for a $12,
S00 consideration has been settled, and
Pursell has gone over to the English
league second division team. -
Jofe Ray to Take Rest
Jole Ray, the Illinois A. C. champion
miler, will rest during the early winter,
but may take part In Indoor meets early
next year. Ray may try his ability in
covering races oX two to five miles "next
SO N. Broadway at Davis
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CHICAGO MAN IS ;
GOING TO ENTER
Marshall Field Buys. String :
Yearlings, to Select Trainer
in Near Future.-
LONDON. Oct. SO. Marshall Field of
Chicago Is going in for English
racing. It Is generally understood here
that the purchases by Boyd Rochford
at the recant October sales of yearlings
st Newmarket were made for the Chi
cago sportsman, who has not yet se
lected a trainer or training quarters,
but will do so. Five yearlings were
bought st Newmarket
They and their pedigrees and prices
Chestnut filly by White Basle Flam
ing Vivea by Flying Fox, $17,000.
Chestnut filly by White Eagle Am
phora by Amphioa (half sister to Flash
of Steel), $K,000.
Bay colt by Spearmint Burnt Al
mond by Galllnule (half brother to Xing
Robert and Nut Cracker), 57$6.
Brown colt by Friar Marcus CI ssy
Brown by Dark Ronald. 15600.
Bay filly by Juggernaut Belle Tale
by Isinglass (half sister to Syria).
Two other yearlings, probably for
Field, were also bought at Doncaster by
Rochford. They are: Bay colt by Tre
dennis Clare by Desmond (brother to
Treclare), $500 ; bay colt by Spearmint
Snoot by Perlgord (half brother to
The Spearmint-Snoot colt was a great
bargain. He was bought before the
Irish-bred I-year-old. Caligula, won ths
DAVIS CUP CHALLENGERS HERE
William M. Johnston of San Frandsocs Oregon state tennis chamion of
ltll, (on the left) rnd William T. TUden, vrorld's champion, who
will appear la the exhibition net matches in the Pacific Interna
tional livestock pavilion Wednesday night. Watson Washburn and
Sam Hardy, captain of the team, will also play.
Doncaster 8L Legar. After Caligula's
da sale win ths colt's worth was en
hanced tenfold. Bad the youngster been
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"VfERRITT B. WELLS, former
A,A Multnomah club football star,
who Is athletic director of the Seat
tle T. M. C. A., is working out a'
scheme for Intercity athletic com
petition between the championship
teams of the Seattle high school and
Portland Interscholastic leagues.
It Is Wells' Idea to have the winners
in football, basketball and haseball play
alternately each year in each city under v
the plan used between the Chicago and
New York high schools.
The matter has not been formally put
up to the Seattle board of education,
but It Is likely favorable action on the
question will bs taken In the near future.
Should the directors of the Portland ft
Interscholastic league favor the idea. It
will be necesary for the league to di
vide the schedule as has been suggested
by The Journal. Under the present
system of determining the championship
winners of the Portland legaue it would
be Impossible to consider staging inter
city competition, aa the sessions here are
Should Intercity competition be sched
uled. It will be an incentive for the
players to train harder and. jut forth
their best efforts.
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