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SCOUTING REPORTS
September 27, 1954
The scout is an unseen, unheralded but indispensable member of a baseball organization. Usually a former player, he writes detailed reports on the playing characteristics of his team's rivals and turns them over to his manager for tactical use. Here are reports on the Indians and Giants
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September 27, 1954

Scouting Reports

The scout is an unseen, unheralded but indispensable member of a baseball organization. Usually a former player, he writes detailed reports on the playing characteristics of his team's rivals and turns them over to his manager for tactical use. Here are reports on the Indians and Giants

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Batting: Falls away on swing and weak on low outside curve. Takes often but can hit long ball on fast one, belt high and a little inside. Stick with curves and don't bother with change-ups. A straight pull hitter. Never bunts.

Fielding: Calls pitches well. Good on pops, bunts. Arm not strong but accurate. Gets rid of ball fast.

Base-running: Mediocre. Not much speed. Never a threat on base.

THE PITCHERS

R. LEMON, p; bats L, throws R

Pitching: Tireless. Pitches side-arm, overhand and three-quarter. Has outstanding sinker, quick curve, slower curve and slider. Fast ball only average but control tops and changes speeds constantly. Does not blow up. Bad news.

Fielding: Originally third baseman. Death on bunts. Excellent covering 1st and backing up plays.

Batting: Pitch him fast, high, away. Has homer power on inside pitches.

E. WYNN, p; bats L-R, throws R

Pitching: Has overpowering fast ball, good fast curve and good knuckler. Watch wind-up. Will throw from anywhere and delivers ball suddenly. Try to hit his slow curve and try to hit him early. He is rough when the count is full.

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