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CATALINA ISLANDER , PAGE THREE 1924--STATISTICS CHICAGO CUBS--1924 Players List--Spring Training Trip "R'S NAME [)ATE OF BIRTH NICKNAME CLUB 1923 POS, BATS THRS WGT. HGT, HOME TOWN WON LOST J ........... Jan. 3,1898Gene C ................. Dec. 25, 1897 Ace L ............. May22, 1900Leo ....................... Oct. 20, 1898 Twin Six G. C ............... Feb. 26, 1887 Alex Cubs P R .... R 180 6 St. Paul, Neb. 22 12 Victor ................ Oct. 25, 1893 Vic Cubs R R 185 5-10 Indian Spgs., Ind. 16 ..9 nn, Anthony J. Dec. 16, 1901 Tony Cubs P R R 155 Chicago, IlL 14 10 Oward V .............. Mar. 16, 1900 Parson Cubs R R 165 5- 9 Washington, D. C.12 8 re, Erne_st p ......... April..9,1896 Kewpie Cubs P L R 205 6-4 Chattahoochee, Ga. 8 15 , win. Elmer .......... Aug. 10,1893Jake Seattle R R 180 6 Salem, Mo. 24 10 ~xaymond~ Floyd C ............. L ......... JuneMCh" 6,2'18981900 Rip Wichita Falls, P R R 175 6 Marion, Ky. 22 11 Ray Topeka, Kan L L 160 5- 6~ Lawrence, Kan. 23 10 , Robert .............. April 17, 1903 Phillip E ............... Aug. 27, 1900 Bob Wichita Falls, P R R 175 6 El Paso, Tex. 2 5 Phil . Rockford, IllP R R 160 5-10 South Chicago 17 8 uy T._ .................... Aug. 23, 1902 SLIM Greenville, M R R 160 61 Shannon, Miss. II 5 i~nn~,.I'', .................. Sept. 17,1899 Fred Seattle pP L R 175 5-1 Glen White, W.Va.13 20 .... mlck ................ Jan. 2,1902~/ick Cubs L L 175 6- 2 Los Angeles, Cal. 3 5 BAT. FIELD = Jr... ............... Oct. 10, 1888 Bill Cubs Mgr. R R 180 5- 9 Chicago .............. I, Obt. A ............ Oct. 19,1900Bob Cubs R R 170 5- 9 Waukegan, III. .318.976 oChhras. L ............. Dec. 20,1900 Gabby Cubs CC R R 170 6- I Milleville, Mass. .268.994 I~l nn Jr ............... Nov. 16, 1901 Jack London, Ont. R R 170 5- 9 Congo, Ohio .293.955 r, Chas. J ............. June 11, 1896 Holly Cubs SS L R 160 5- 8 St. Louis, Mo. .342.963 Oscar Ray ........ Sept. 11, 1893 Bummer Cubs 1B R R 175 6 Minerva, Ohio .329.990 ~eraard A ......... Aug. 18, 1899 Barney Cubs 3B R R 180 5-11 Swampscott, Mass..318.954 '3?" 1~ ........... May20, 1900 George Cubs 2B L R 155 5-10 Kingman, Ariz. .280.942 ................... Aug. 26, 1896 Spark Plug Cubs SS R R 151 5- 4~.~ Zerbe, Pa. .289.934 S ............... Jan. 27, 1901 Bob Wichita Falls, IF R R 175 5-11 Atlanta, Ga. .308.949 Beaumont, Tf IF R R 145 5- 6 Minneapolis, Minn..290 .933 Wichita Falls1B 172 6- 6 St. Louis, Mo .... 319 .993 " ............... Jan. 1,1894Hack DeCnhfton E ......... Jan. 24, 1898 Clif nver L~ ......... Mch. 25, 1901 Denver Martin F ....... June 9, 1901Marty F. .Oct. 28, 1899 Otto J ....... April 30, 1904 Red Y, Coach Wichita Falls1B L L 160 5-11 Kansas City, Mo..332.977 Cubs OF R R 150 5- 7~ Los Angeles .319.975 Cubs OF R R 208 5-11 Chicago, 111. .301.978 Cubs OF L L 155 5-10~fi York, Pa. .249.980 Wichita Falls, OF L R 153 5- 9 Sapulpa, Okla. .351.983 Cubs OF L L 165 5-11 Norwood, Mass. .224.969 Cubs OF R R 195 6 Davenport, la. .210.929 Semipro OF R R 155 5-10~fi Chicago, 111 ............... JACK DOYLE, Scout BOBBY WALLACE, Scout ANDREW LOTSHAW. Trainer [ICAGo CUBS ARRIVE AND START TRAINING h~ng suits and hav-~ the entire Axa 13ay as a huge swimm:,ng pool. ot the athletes visiting the Island the first time said: "This ain't a Park-~it's a ~est pocket e lition of p, ill of the athletes are located at the tel St. Catherine. RISE FOR TONY REGO Was Only aThird Stringer With the Los Angeles Club ~aseball's oddities make it popular. recent deal between the Angels St. Louis Browns is a case in Tony Rego, dinfinutive young is the subject, writes a Los ,~eles critic. )ny, a local lad, has been two sea- decorating the Angels' bench. In ~t : t.me he got little opportunity to ,w his worth. He' was What you "third string" catcher. Two others preceded Tony in the estima- of the pilot, so Tony did bench duty. played several times last season the Catalina Cubs and our success large/y due to his efforts. Sislcr, one of the greatest ayers that ever donned a glove and new manager of the St. Louis aereb,, n!ade a deal with the Angels -. y ne turned over five)la ers r P~tcher G~ . I y , ~,corge Lyons Rego was 'added start .... ,, ' lc" J ~J. 13e was never c0n e~l trading material by the local IASK ALL THE ISLAND WHy THEY EAT AT "A Regular Place to Eat" GEORGE HOFFINGER You know that Mrs. Hof-fiinger makes all the Home-Made Pies? Tables for Ladies 413 CRESCENT AV v.e oce-- ENUE ~N IS OPPOSITE OUR PLACE club until Sisler picked him out. Now Tony's stock goes up. An earnest, serious and pepl)ery young player, who possesses a lot of ability but lacks experience. Tony ought to go far in his profession. Sis- ler thinks Tony in two years will be a major league star. TRAINING TRIP CHICAGO CUBS 1924 Date March March March March March M arch March March M arch March March March March .M arc~h March March March April April April April April April April April April April April April April April April Day Club ~-Satur(lay Vernon. 9--Sunday--Vernon. 14--Friday--Los Angeles. 15--Saturday--Los Angeles. 16--Sunday--Los Angeles. 21--Fri(tay--Vernon. 22--Saturday--Vernon 23--Sunday--Los Angeles. 24--Monday--Oakland. 25--Tuesday--Oakland. 26--Wedn esday--Oakland. 27--Thursday--Oakland. 2S--Friday--Oakland. 29--Sat urilay--Oakland. 39--Sunday--Oakland, a. m. 30-Sunday--Oakland, p. m. 31--Monday--Cubs vs. Pittsburg at Los Angeles. 1--Tuesday--Cubs vs. Pittsburg at Kingman, Arizona. 2--Wednesday--Cubs vs, Pitts- burg at Phoenix, Arizona. 3--Thursday--Cubs vs. Pitts- burg at Albuquerque, N. M. 4--Friday--Open. 5--Saturday--Wichita Falls. 6--Sunday--Wichita Falls-Cubs. 7--Monday--Oklahoma City. 8--Tuesday--Tulsa-Cubs, 9--Wednesday--Kansas City. 10--Thursday--Kansas City. 11--Friday--Kansas City. 12--Saturday--Kansas City. 13--Sunday--Kansas City. 14--- ,M onday--Open. 15--Tuesday--St. I,ouis (Open- ing Season). The following arc the newspaper representatives who arrived here with the baseball players: Harold D. John- son, Chicago "American;" M. Irving Vaughan, Chicago "Tribune;" A. T. Packard, Chicago "Post;" Gus Axel- son, Chicago "Chronicle;" Wayne T. Otto, Chicago "Herald-Exanfiner ;" and Win. H. Becker, Chicago "News." Wear your Light Tackle Club but- ton. It shows that you are an angler and a sportsman. ILLUSTRATED SERVICE "The Black Man in White Man's Africa" is the interesting title of a stereoptican lecture to be delivered at the Comumnity Chnrch (Congregation- al) at 7:00 p. m. next Sunday, Beau- tiful and interesting t)ictnres will illus- trate the lecture, and the hynms, scripture readings and other parts of the service will also be thrown on the screen. The public is cor,lially invited to share in the enjoyment of this special service. At the morning church service the pastor will preach on "The l'arablc of the Net." How Do They Get That Way! Clothes Do Not Make the Man but they do help him to make good impressions. There is satisfaction in al- ways appearing well dressed. Suits made at City Prices. NIAR, TIN HALL Merchant Tailor Avalon California Write to the Catalina Light Tackle Club, P. O. Box 14, Avalon, California, for information about sea angling. "Hide the alarm clock!" exclaimed "l;ish" Johnson. One of the other baseball scribes re- sp-mde'.l with the following: "('ee! We hate to get up in the morn- ing! \Ve'd sooner lie in bed: But what's the use of snoring When all but our lungs are dead ?" STATIONERY! FOR ALL KINDS OF LETTERS ISLAND PHARMACY CO. 417 Crescent Avenue IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AVALON REAL ESTATE GET IN TOUCH WITH A. L. LAURANCE WITH SANTA CATALINA ISLAND CO. AVALON, CALIFORNIA "Nice Sweet Oranges" Direct From Orchard 12 cents to 60 cents per dozen il6 Catalina Avenue Phone 31 FREE DELIVERY