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flung for three' innings in a scrub
game at Southern Pines, N. C, yes
terday. . " I
Mike Gibbons, perpetual opponent
off Eddie McGoorty for the "middle
weight title, had been .matched for
a ten-round. ..fight , with . Johnny
-Howard at Newark, N.J., March 25.
Willie Lewis, New York middle
weight, has been booked for a twen-
Ej ty-rouna go. wiin jviarcei Moreau m i
Freddie" Welsh, British lightwejght,
has sailed or this' country, claiming
the championship of the world, be
cause of his victory over Willie
Bitchie before latter won the cham
pionship. Welsh learned a thing or
two from American fighters, in the
claiming line. He will be sent against.
Leach Cross, conqueror of Joe Man
dot, soon after his arrival.
At Mobile Joe Tinker's Reds beat
Springfield College, 11 to 3. Practice
games between the regulars and yan
iganswere, begun today, y Tinker is
giving Severoid and Clark, his catch
ers, special attention, as that is his'
weak department. J
Artie Hofman, former Cub, is mak
ing a good .impression-with the Pi
rates at Hot Springs. He has recov
ered his old "dash and is banging the
pill for keeps. Bobby Bryne reported '
to Fred Clarke, though his contract
is not signed.
The Gunthers, Logan Squares and
Biverviews axje the local teams
awarded franchises in the Lake
Shore league. At the meeting in
Milwaukee' yesterday it was decided -to
open he 'season either lApril 27 or
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