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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, April 27, 1918, Image 14

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I 2 GAS ATTACK C A MP SPO RT E d i t e d b y C O R P O R A L F \ J . A S H L E Y 51ST PIONEERS STILL GOING STRONG. Take Three Games in Pioneer League Program. The 51st Pioneers are continuing th e ir fast w o rk on the baseball field and are well on th e ir way to the title position in the P i­ oneer League. They had a c4rcus day con­ test w ith the 58th Pioneers w inning 27 to 1, followed it by trouncing the 326th Field Signal B a ttalion 13 to 7, and made it three straig h t by an 8 to 2. v ictory over the 4th Pioneers. Fountain was on the mound in the last game and showed his usual pep, w h ile D’- Amato, the 51st southpaw brought his list of consecutive w ins to five by taking the other two games. The games-— R H E 58 th Pioneers .10006 000 0— 1 4 6 51st Pioneers .1 5311259 x—27 36 2 Batteries-—M orrison and Veley; D’Amato and Lewis. 326th F. S. B ...1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2— 7 8 3 51st Pioneers .1 0400305 x—13 15 2 B a tteries—Mitchell and M a r tin; D’Amato and Lewis. 51st Pioneers .1 0032002 0—■ 8 10 3 4th Pioneers .000000 00 2— 2 6 4 B a tteries—Fountain and L e w is; H o lden and -Creedon. ATHLETES OF NOTE TO TRAIN SOLDIERS. Campaign of Y. M. C. A. for Workers to Go Abroad Gains Results. NICK W INS IN NEW YORK MEET. Nick Gianakopolous, the Flying Greek of the 106th Infantry, added another diamond studded m edal to his collection of trophies last week when he won the One-Mile Heavy M arching O rder event at the Greek-Amer- The Novice— “ There’s only one thing I don’t see about this flying game.’ ’ The old A v iator— “ W azzat?” The Novice— “ W hen you’re sailing thru the breeze at a hundred miles an hour, and the engine stalls and the self-starter goes flooey, WHO GETS OUT AND CRANKS?” W. S. Langford, Big Bill Edw a rds and their associates on th e College Comm ittee on recruiting for Y. M. C. A. w ork overseas, have announced th a t they have secured such prom inent m en in the athletic world as David L. Fultz, F ran k Quinby, baseball coach a t Yale; E llery C. H u n tington, of Colgate; Jack Magee, of Bowdoin, and Sparrow Rob­ ertson. Among the prom inent college ath ­ letes of recent years who have enlisted to supervise the play of Uncle Sam ’s fighting m en abroad are H arold H. Short, Floyd Ris- ley, and W. H. Sayon, Jr., of Princeton, George M. Clark, of Yale, E. H. Jew e tt, of Columbia, who has two sons in the service; Archie H ahn, of Michigan, Jam e s A. Blath- erwick, of D artm o u th, and J. B. Pugsley, of Colby. All these m e n and m any others have agreed to handle for the Y. M. C. A. the athletic w o rk in F rance w ith the expedition­ ary forces. Over there m any a director has found th a t in form ing a regim e n tal track team every m a n has appeared in a running suit on a field day. B aseball games are the regular thing, often so close to the front line trenches th a t the crash of bat against ball vies w ith the bursting of a German shrapnel shell. U n d e r the direction of the Y. M. C. A., a half-mile track has been con­ structed near the sector w h ich th e Am er­ icans are guarding exclusively. As our forces increase, more tracks will be con­ structed, under the supervision of Sparrow Robertson. Mr. J. L. Anguish and Mr. F. A. Cunning­ ham of the Army Y. M. C. A. at Camp W a d s­ w orth, are to be m em b ers of this party sail­ ing for overseas work. AMMUNITION TRAIN VS. REMOUNT 307. VOLLEY BALL POPULAR AT Y. M. O. A. NO. 95. Volley ball is being played w ith pep and vim about the section Y. M. C. A. No. 95. Most of the officers have a court and play every evening. Co. I, 51st Pioneers, have an inter-tent league and much enthusiasm is be­ ing shown in determ ining the best squad team. Co. I company team beat the 8th Penn, band, who are attached to the 51st Pioneers. The results of these games show how excit­ ing and hard-fought the games were. A fter ican games in New York. He started from scratch, giving handicaps up to one hun­ dred yards, but managed to reach the tape a lap in the lead. His tim e was five m in­ utes and thirty-five seconds. Remount* AB R H A PO Stack, cf ................. 4 1 0 O' 4 H em erlein, ss ...... 3 2 1 2 2 Gerlach, 2b . . . . 2 1 1 1 3 McClain, If ......... . . . 3 6 0 0 4 E h rhardt 3b 4 6 1 0' O' Behrens, rf ............... 4 o 2 0 0 Brown, c 2 6 0 1 5 Metoski, p . . . . 3 6 0 2 0* Hoil, c ............ o 0 0 2 Ludlow, lb ............... .... 4 6 2 0 7 T o tals .............. 30 4 7 6 27 Amm, T rain. AB R H A PO K o ttecher, cf ...... 3 O' 0 6 2 Church, 2b 4 0 2 2 3 John, r f ..................... -O' 0 0 3 Connors, ss 4 0 1 2 0 Cochran, If ........ ... 3 0 0 O' 3 Snyder, 3b 3 0 0 1 O' Spitz, lb ................... . . . 4 0 1 0 8 W h ite, p . . . . ............ 3 0' 0 2 0 Dawson, c . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 0 2 1 4 Totals ........... , . . ,31 O' 6 8 24 SAXON VS. REMOUNT 307. Remount. AB R H A PO Smith, c f ................... . . . 5 2 2 .0 0 H em erlein, ss . . . . . . 4 O' 0 0 0 Gerlach, 2 b ............... . . . 4 0 2 0 1 McClain, If ............... 4 1 0 0 2 E h rhardt, 3b 4 0 1 0 O Behrens, r f ............... . . . 4 0 O 0 1 Horl, c 4 2 2 3 9 Ludlow, lb . 4 0 0 O' 14 Erdm an, p . .. .. .. .......... 4 1 1 5 0 T o tals ........... . , . 37 6 8 8 27 Saxon. AB R H A PO Lawson, 2b ............... 5 0 0 2 2 Holt, ss ........... 4 0 0 2 9 Bogan, 3b ......... 4 0 1 1 1 Arnold, c .......... . . . 4 0 1 0 5 W alker, p ................. . . . 3 1 1 1 2 Taylor, cf ......... ... 3 01 6 0 2 Johnson, r f ............... , . , 3 0 1 0 1 Lamb, If . . . 3 0 1 0 4- Terry, lb .......... 3 0 0 1 10 Totals . ..................... „ , . 32 1 5 7 27 w inning the first game 21-18, Co. I pulled up from behind, and after several servings, pulled the second game out of the fire 21-20. It was some game, as the two team s have developed the essential of the game, team work. Line-Up. Co. I, 51st Pioneers—Lewis, Black, Mc­ Leod, Rogers, Fields, Fitzsim m ons. 8th Penn. Band.—Clark, Lebro, Beach, Tarasi, Grimm, Davies.

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