Left out of my study of the "jinx" (and left out of the RHHDAS and the

DA as well) was an important citation--THE JINX: STORIES OF THE DIAMOND by

Allen Sangree (1910). See the New York Times Review of it (which I don't

have here). This is from page 31 of the book:

But the ball players instantly knew the truth. "A jinx, a jinx," they

whispered along the bench. "Cross-eyed girl sittin' over there back o'

third. See her? She's got Th' Dasher. Holy smoke, look at them eyes!"