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a pair of hits yesterday and allowed
only one. stolen-base:
Most of this promised good hitting
by the regulars is coming from men
who were .-300 hitters list year. Zim
merman and Evers are doing the bulk
of the swatting. They knocked two
hits apiece yesterday, one of Zim's
being a screeching double. This in
creased batting must come from the
other players. Zim led the league last
year and Evers swatted over .330.
They cannot hope to improve on their
last season s records. Saier, Clymer,
Schulte, Mitchell and Bridwell must
come to the front with some hits.
Clarence Smith, the young pitch
er "who came from the Southern
League with Outfielder Jimmy John
ston, held San Francisco hitless in
four innings, Lange allowed four hits
in five rounds, and the White Sox
won, 3 to 2.
Smith showed the usual minor
league wildness and this kept him in
hot water. Callahan's men displayed
the best fielding of the year and pull
ed Smith and Lange out of ar couple
of bad holes. In the njnth, with a
man on first, third and one out,
Weaver, Rath and Borton pulled a
sparkling double play, ending the
" . Babe Borton matched the swatting
of Jack Fournier, soaking a homer
over the fence. .
Callahan, had some anxious mo
ments in the first four innings, when
Flame Delhi, discarded by, the Sox
last -year, pitched ..for the Frisco, ag
gregation. The red-Jhaired boy did -not
allow a single hit, and only'staked his
former pals to pne pass. It was the
best pitching the Sox have looked at
this year, and- more effective than
any of the recruits under Callahan's'
Doc.- White went up against Hap
Hogan's bunch of Venice near-major ,
leaguers, and when the combat was
over Doc was a bleeding corpse and
the seconds had beenLdefeated, 11 to
3. -Fourteen hits were made by the
coast leaguers'off the Box left-hand
er, and they were, bunched whefe
they would yield the Tjest results. Bo- .
die, Zeider and Jones each lagged
two of the Sox eleven hits. Today
the Gleason gang plays Los Angeles,
winding up the stay at Los Angeles
tomorrow against Venice.
Knockout Brown of Chicago bust
ed four of Billy Adams' ribs in a
six-round bout at Altona, Pa., last
night, but was unable xto put over
a finishing punch. Brown hit Adams
The;governor of Montana has sign
edahe. boxing bill legalizing 12-roiind
bouts and. appointed a commission
t ohandle the contests.
Eddie O'Keefe gave Tommy
O'Toole a severe beating in six
rounds" at Philadelphia. O'Toole was
dropped for the count of nine in the
Hugh Jennings has begun his
weeding process, dropping First
Baseman. Liggett and Outfielder
Fliers on fro mthe. Tiger squad.
It would not be' surprising if
Jimmy Archer .signed his Cub contrast-Monday.
-The star catcher is
in Chicago and will meet President
Murphy when he returns'from Tam
pa. Murphy and Bvers have had
many conferences about Archer dur
ing the owner's stay at the training
camp and. John urged his boss to .
come to terms with the backstop if
he -wanted to see. the Cubs up in the
race., Archer still firmly declares he
will not1 sign for a cent less than
$7,500 a yeaK
Marsans, the Reds' Cubah outfield
er,' has left Havana to join Tinker's
squad at Mobile. Rain has forced the
Reds to take all their practice in
Tony Caponi,ithe Italian middle
weight, has been matched to meet
Glenn Coakley in ten rounds at Fort
Wayne, Ind., March. 26.
Kayo Brown, the NewvYork light
weight, battles twenty rounds with: "
Bud Anderson, the new coast dis
covery, at Tom McCarey's Vernon,
CaL, arena this afternoon.. The wih-