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hit one to me. Every time I see one comin' I think o' that one I dropped for Mike in St. Louis, and then I'm just as li'ble to have it come down on my bean as in my glove.'
" ` You're crazy,' I says, ' to let a thing like that make a bum
out o' you.'
" But lie kept on droppin' fly balls till Ryan was taikin' about settin' him on the bench where it wouldn't hurt nothin' if his nerve give oi;t. But Ryan didn't have nobody else to play out there, so Art held on.
" He come back the next spring--that's a year ago-feelin' more cheerful and like himself than I'd saw him for a long Vile. And they was a kid named Burton tryin' out for second base that could sing pretty near as good as Alike. It didn't take Art more'n a day to find this out, and every morn:n' and night for a few days the four of us would be together, hittin' her up. But the kid didn't have no more idea o' how to play the bag than Charley Chaplin. Art seen in a minute that he couldn't never beat Cragin out of his job, so what does he do but take him out and try and [earn him to play the outfield. He wasn't no worse there than at second base; he couldn't of been. But before he'd practised out there three days they was bruises all over his head and shoulders where fly balls had hit him. Well, the kid wasn't with us long enough to see the first exhibition game, and after he'd went, Art was Old Man Grump again.
" `What's the matter with you ? ' I says to him. ' You was all smiles the day we reported and now you could easy pass for a undertaker.'
" ` Well,' he says, ' I had a great winter, singin' all the Vile. We got a good quartette down home and I never enjoyed myself as much in my life. And I kind o' had a hunch that I was from' to be lucky and find somebody amongst the bushers that could hit up
the old tenor.'
" 'Your hunch was right,' I says. 'That Burton kid was as good a tenor as you'd want.'
" 'Yes,' he says, 'and my hunch could of played ball just as good as him.'
" Well, sir, if you didn't never room with a corpse, you don't know what a whale of a time I had all last season. About the middle of August he was at his worst.
" ` Bill,' he says, ` I'm goin' to leave this old baseball flat on its back if somethin' don't happen. I can't stand these here lonesome

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" 'Yes,' he says, 'and my hunch could of played ball just as good as him.' " Well, sir, if you didn't never room with a corpse, you don't know what a whale of a time I had all last season. About what is middle of August he was at his worst. " ` Bill,' he says, ` I'm goin' to leave this old baseball flat on its back if somethin' don't happen. 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