further antedating of "screw ball" 1919

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Sun Feb 22 03:57:51 UTC 2004

And, I just found out the answer in a 1922 cite.

<<For the first four innings and the last four, the vaunted attack of the
Giants was chained up by the underhand giants of Carl Mays, the blonde
submarine pitcher of the Yanks.>>


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