"Will your men be all together soon again?"
"I think they will all be in shape to play the winners of the League pennant at the close of the championship season. It will be the first time the original nine of champions will have played together since Bushong's injury-July 1-and the St. Louis club can hold their own against any team in existence."
"Who, in your opinion, will win the League championship?"
"Detroit looks like the winner, and they certainly deserve to get there."
"How many games will you play for the world's championship series?"
"Not less than nine, and probably thirteen. As soon as the winner is known the series will be arranged and the full number of games then decided on. There is great demand for the games in a dozen or more large cities of the country, notably New York, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Louisville, Boston and elsewhere, but we will not be able to play the series outside of a few of the leading cities. St. Louis, of course, comes first in consideration, and when the matter is settled we will decide how many games will be played here..."
"What will be the outcome of the Cuban Giants affair?"
"So far as the Giants are concerned I do not think they will molest us for failure to appear. The matter is not settled yet, though. I was very much surprised at the action of my men, to say the least."
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