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nor have I ever encouraged or induced any other man who had a contract with any other club to break his contract.
As President of The Local American League Club I have known that The Federal League of professional baseball clubs has been formed, and that it has a club located here in Chicago. I have never done any act or thing which was intended, or was calculated to injure the plaintiff or any of its so-called constituent members in its business, or in its contracts with its players. From time to time I have been seriously hampered and embarrassed
by getting the best playing skill from my players because of the effects on their minds of the inducements made to them from time to time by the plaintiff or its constituent members, said inducements being for the purpose of getting men under contract with the Club of which I am President to break their contract.
Last year the White Sox had a contract with