And that fellow with the pipe in his mouth is 'Dots' McCann, the shortstop.
The second batter hit to shortstop and reached first on a fumble.
Snorky stole in closer and closer until he was almost back of shortstop.
Denton followed with a hit to short that was too hot for the shortstop to handle.
Shortstop was covering second, and the infield was playing close.
Naturally I played baseball and as a shortstop most of the time.
The shortstop, a sure hitter in a pinch, strode to the plate.
"Yes, and their shortstop is as good as you can find them," added Spouter.
It must not be inferred that grand-stand playing is confined to the shortstop.
There on the bed lay the precious base-ball uniform in which he was wont to figure as shortstop.