THE MICHIGAN DAILY"" '
COBB BNKS I THISL ER
By Jack Keene
The education of Jimmy O'Connell.
X75,000 beauty of the Giants, is now
'under way. There are several things
helhas to'iearn about the art of play-
ing ball as they play it under the bi;
tent. Wherefore John McGraw is de'
termined that he shall learn and the
training of the youngster has begun
Being an apt pupil, O'Connell is lear-
ning quite rapidly and by the time the
season opens, he probably will have
absorbed the bulk of what McGraw
now is showing him.
Judging fly balls that come to him
out of the blinding glare of the sun
is something at which O'Connell. i
not yet particularly adept. Jimmy was
not an outfielder by choice at the out-
set of his pirofessional. career. He
played first base and, if one may be
guided by the form he has shown in H
few workouts around the initial sack
at San Antonio, Tex., he must hav(
played it pretty well: When the Giants
purchased himn, higwever; it was wvitt
the intention of using him in the out-
field. George Kelly is so good and
stands up so welt under the strair
of hard. play day in and day out that
McGraw is, not yet buying anybody
with a view of using him in Kelly'r
place. So, last year when Jack Mil-
ler went.out to San Francisco to man-
age the club in that city, McGraw ask-
ed him to convert O'Connell into ar
It came to pass that O'Connell was
switched from first base and took up
his stand in the 'outfield. . As. to what
he accomplished there the records d(
not tell a very flattering tale. 0'
course, the records do not always tell
the complete truth or anything like i'_
about a player, but they are offered'
for what they are worth. Among the
outfielders who played in 150 games or
more in the Coast league-the teams
average about 200 games a season-
O'Connell ranked no higher than thir-
teenth. Men. like Babe Twombley, Joe.
Wilbert and Duffy Lewis had better
marks than O'Connell, who, was char-
god with twenty-one er.rqrs in 172
games. From' the coast comes a hint
that Jimmny car't go back on balls over
his head, and from the manner in
5 T. IBy Norman .E1 .Brown
Ty)Cobb is going to give Henry Man-
ush, young Western league outfielder,
plenty of opportunity to show his met-
al this spring. Manush comes up to
which he playdt the sunfield against the Tigers with a slugging mark of
I San Antonio recently it is quite evi- .376 and a fielding average of .374,
dent that he is far from being a George with Omaha. He is oft he type Cobb
Burns in the sunfield. . admires-husky, sturdy build, free-
It is not surprising on the wholeI swinging hitter and fast afield and onI
that O'Connell did not run up a bet- the bases. lie hits from the first base
ter mark in the outfield. Polished out- side of the plate.
fielders are not made in a single sea- ;Manush has a grand litt-e opportun-
son. Indeed some outfielders lingera ity with tho Tigers. Bobby Veach,
in the major leagues for years with- who 1as been a ienilexr of Detroit's
out attaining a really high grade in ball murdering outfit trio for many
their play, but in the case of O'Con- moons, is getting along in years. Ty-
nell there is every reason to hope for rus Raymond himself is enaring the
a substantial margin of improvement end of his playing days. Harry Heil-
this season, and for even more in sea- man is the only member of the out-
sons to come. As to playing the sun- field now who has several years ahead
field, very few men ever become let- of him. Bob Fothergill 'is the only
ter perfect. In this instance it will be cther outfielder the Tigers now carry
necessary for O'Connell to play with who is ready to step into a vacancy
the sun in his eyes only on two or !ud play the kind of a game Cobb
three diamonds around the National wants.
league circuit. B So Manush, if he shows lnhty of
Premxise and a willingniess to wai thi.~
Any rumor that Bill Brennan dig chance, may some day find him2elf cay-
the well known flop thing in his or'ting in the outer garden for the bat-
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'battle with LuiS Firpo Monday nighi
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Firpo's victory over the Chica c'
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hasn't been of much account for the
last two or three years. Firpo wile]
have to beat somebody better than
Brennan to get a reputation for r
match with Dem psey.
Tex Rickard is talking of a bout
between Firpo and the winner of the
Floyd Johnson -Jess Willard scrap
which is to be staged in the Yankee
baseball park May 12.
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