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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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INDIANS' BENCH

W. WESTLAKE, o.f.; bats R, throws R
Pull hitter and has power. Likes high fast ball. Curve him low.

D. MITCHELL, o.f.; bats L, throws L
Spray hitter. Keep ball down and slow up. Likes to take. Good speed.

W. GLYNN, 1b; bats L, throws L
Will sub for Wertz. Fields bunts well; good gloveman. Is streaky hitter.

A. HOUTTEMAN, p; bats R, throws R
Good hopping fast ball; good change-up; fair fast curve. Wait for slow curve.

H. NEWHOUSER, p; bats L, throws L
Great change-up. Lay off it. Likes to make 1st pitch a strike. Go for it.

R. NARLESKI, p; bats R, throws R
Big motion, throws hard. Control sometimes slips but keeps firing.

GIANTS' STARTING LINEUP

W. LOCKMAN, 1b; bats L, throws R

Batting: Must mix pitches but try to make him hit fast ball over plate below strike zone. Gets most power on low fast strikes but chases fast ball below knees. Keep curve inside, down and bad. Will chase bad curve too. Can slap to left. Best bunter on club.

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