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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 08, 1912, Image 19

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The first two and the last three
rpjinds were alf Jeffries Sharkey
di4 not start untibjeff dropped
hifn in thg second bilt he 'Was g.
wild man afterward.' r
In the 18th Shadceyjf Jjhoutder
was wrenched. In the light two
ribs wer0 brdkenlJvhis nose, eyes
and ears -were spjfo bfifj he' never
"ceased rushing untii-thelast three,
rounds. ' tK- , ,
Teffries. fpught tleaiily while
Sharkey resorted Id. questionable.
tactics. A right hopkwxmffor7
J ettnes. it Jarjdeq Jiaf a and orten
and shook Tom loWheelsK- x
The referee said he-gave the
decision: to " Jeffne-s-ijiaas"e he
landed the cleanegtndios ef
fective blows,, 4 'r ig
The day after the fight, Jeffries
shafted a 'discolqredTeye split
forehead from 5harkeys; batting
and a lame let?arm. Sharkfey's
ribshvere broken, arm in a sling
and his faee was marked asv al
ready told.
In the last, three rounds Shar
key was groggy. " Jeff's "right,, the
most terrible weapon in the game!
at that time clodded against
Tom's jaw and ribs lik a ham
mer. A short upperqut played
hob with Tom's face and Iiad jiim
weak bufafways-was he fighting,
Jeffries said he hadjanned' a
waiting fight nd followed his
plaTi. Sharkey claimed ne had
been jobbed. George Siler ref
ereedthe bout and his explana
tion was accepted by the public.
(In, 'tomorrow's Day Boojc
Xavigrie will tell pf his own ter
rific fight with Joe Wolcott.)
-UMPIRE 'BIIXY 'EVANS'
.SAYS
--
W ' i f1
Fielder Jones who had such
sqctess as manager of the White
Sqx, is president of the North
western league. In a recent state
ment Jones ?d hesMvoUld back
his nmpires- Jto' the'Himlt, pro
viding Jiefdlf- certain they were
competent: " - - t
If JoVes haVasrhiUch success
with utnpj?es"as' a president, as
he-dtd'when manager, he will
ue a success. -. i -
Umpires say - tfcat nine times
out of fen Jdhe's wa able" to di
vine jU&t'Wh&ti 'the umpire was
getting' eatfy to banish him. He
vould gof the limit and then lay,
off. Jack Shejikn.r&aHs a run
in with JbnfS ft'
The day prkyious 'Jqnes " and
Sheridan ' hatt 'WordyVelicounters,
Jones several tjmesMnSisting that
Slferidan would ftialce his fortune
ih a few months, if he would quit
umpiring ahd; enter, the giiessui
contests that are always going
on. The" first time up Jones turn.
ed, as he stepped to- th batter's1
box, and with a SickJy grin said :
'Are we going to- be handf
tapped by having you wftl us al
year' - (
"Ball one," yelledSheridah.
Louie Criger was caTchingfand"
Jones, turning to, Criger, remrak-'
ed tffaf hecSUldrtt' 'understand,
how a ball through the 'heart of
the plate was anything "but a'
strike. The next one Jons swung,
at arid missed. The next deliv-l
ery was declared a balh Again,
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