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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 12, 1913, Image 10

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the effect that he would not be, Char
leyMurphy's whiteslave for less than
t $7,500. a year. A lower-salary, said
Jimmy,' would drive him to a life of
shame, meaning umpiring.
Instead of improving, Ed Reulbach
grows "wilder as tSsning season
. draws to a close. Yesterday he pass
ed six and soaked two, increasing his
charity in each department by one
over his best former record..
Callahan's White Sox showed some
real baseball yesterday, heating
Harry Wolverton's Sacremento team,
composed mainly of former big
leaguers, 7 to 3. ; .-
Stark, 0,Rourke,.Kenwofhy,1Bliss
and Arrelanes, all .of Vhom have been:
in the big show,, aXedn-Wolvertqn"6,
payroll. Arrelanesls a 'pitcher foT
- merly with the. Boston-Red. Sox. The
South Side athlet'esvclubbed him for
nine hits in, less than .five innings,
six of these bingles coining bunched
in the fifth ihripg; yielding six. runs.
The Sox are showing .the same oid
tendency to climb a pitcher all in a
bunch, thumphis frame until they
have enough "runs, to "win, and then
take it easy for the remainder' of
the game. Thesje'rallies were a fea
ture of their lajrlast. year.
Bill Lange Is coming strong. The
iron man performed for four innings
yesterday, and in that time was
jabbed for "four hits., He was tight?
in the pinches, whiffing six of the
coast leaguers, Ed Walsh and Joe
Benz also participated ih.the box
work. Walsh did not let himself ojxt,
being contented to -fan a. pair of:
batters in three innings. Benz was
untouched the two innings be obliged
in.
Morris Rath collected three hits,
Chick .Mattick getting two.
, .Rain interfered with the practice
of the second team, but Kid Gleasdn
got Ihis battery1 men out for av short,
loosening up in the afternoon. Today
the .recruits are playing' Redlands.,
Billy Nolan,, manager of Willie Rit
chie, lightweight, champion, and' Em
Ily'Thirywho handles the affairs of
Packey McFarland, conferred yester
day; and at the. conclusion -it-appeared
chances for a match between the
title Holder1 and the Chicagoan. had
gone glimmering. Thiry refused to
agree to the fight unless McFarland
was allowed to -weigh - in at 185
pounds at 3 o'clock the afternoon of
the fight Nolan held 'out for 133
pounds, the same weightmade in the
Wblgast -fight. Neither man would
yield. Nolan . had the right end of
tils-argument as. 133 pounds is the
Jightweight mark. From a financial
"standpoint,; it makes little difference
;ti? McFarland whether he meets Rit
chie or nbtr He "can get plenty of
fights "'at' fany; weight '.up to 140
pounds and. can.win-.them.easily.
' Matt Brock XntV. Cal, Delaney,
Cleveland featherweights, fought 12
fast rounds to a-draw at Youngstown
last night.
Pitcher Fred Blanding is the, only
member of the Cleveland squad in
poor condition, an injured foot put
ting iiiri out of, commission. Man
agefirmingham pitted his regulars
and recruits against each other this
afternoon iin Pensacola-
In their first gameof'the season,
Frank Chance's Yanks beat Jersey
City, 9 to 0M Ford Warhqp, McQpn-j
nell, Hoff and Schultz, Yank pitchers,
were in. the game, the first three
pitching:for the American Leaguers
and the.last pair'for Jersey City. Ford
had" his spitter breaking" as good as
in 19117 -
George" Mullen pitched three in
nings for Detroit against Tulane TJni
Tersity at, Gulfport, Miss;, only nine
men facing him. The Tigers won,
'17 to 0. One hit -was made by' the,
collegians.
. Capt. Heinie Wagner took his place
at. short, for the world's champions,
today, and .Stahl "now has the same
team that beat the Giants going
.through daily stunts. Wood, Bedient.
O.'Brien and Collins are showing good'
eary season form. .
McGraw, who has won two pen
nants becauseof the base running

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