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Page 109 - Meanwhile the prisoner was making good his escape. This ruse has been tried many times in prison history — the most famous occasion, probably, being when Napoleon III left a dummy in his prison cell at the Castle of Ham and went off to become Emperor of the French. " A man with a weak wing should never try to cover one of the garden positions.
Page 31 - I took him out just as soon as men got on the bases and he had to cut out his swing. I knew that "Dummy" would be beaten without the whirl.
Page vii - In this series of lesson talks on the various positions on a ball club...