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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Harry "Lord Is Callahan's first Choice
Cubs , Leave Tampa, Tonight Klaus
Matched with Carpentier.
For Third Base.
There's something in a name. All
of the "tall and rangy" pitchers make
good in the stove league.
Harry .Lord is to . be he regular
third baseman of "Tie White Sox -at
the start of the 19i3 season. Jimmy
Callahan yesterday made, this defi
nite statement while Tus players were J
taking an enforced rest,, rain prevent
ing the scheduled game with St'
Mary's College. Lord has been 'bat
ting at a great, clip on the training
clip and there is .little cHance for
Eollie Zeider to break in as a daily
performer. , -
Lord is in charge of the first squad,
which is playing the Portland team
a.yissalia, Cal., this afternoon. Calr
lahanis at Sacramento, with the sec
ond string. men. The manager wants
to see if any of the youngsters have
shown promise enough to. bust reg
ulars Davy Jones will icqmeinfor
some close a'ttention,.tas Jack 'Collins,
and -Chick. M'attick, .regular outfieldr
ers,. have" been, slumping in their hitr
ting. ' "
Johnpy Coulon, wfio. is barnstorm
ing with the all-champion bunch of
fighters managed, by Charley Cutler,
says he found during the trip, that
he was ia condition tor a hard bat
tle. The Logan Square bantam-will
probably take, qa some trial horse
and then accept the challenge Kof Kid
Williams of Baltimore for "a swing at
the title. '
Frank.. Gotch will prestle-George
Lurick at Kansas City, March -1", get-
v ting $15,000 for the job. ' Frank is
emerging from one of his numerous
"absolute retirements." t
Rube Marquard, accompanied by
Mrs. -Ruber is ,on his, way. to: Marlih,
Tex., : to join the -'Giant, training,
squad; He will have afew days' prac
tice before 'the Giants start their
barnstorming trip through Texas."
Rain prevented the deciding game
between the yanigans and regulars
at the .Cub camp in Tampa yesterday,
and it will be pulled off this after
noon before the team leaves for Jack
sonville. Another game between the
two,. squads, will berplayed there', cs
the. local team is not in shape to
offer any resistance.
' Trsident' Murphy, who will leave
Tampa ..with "the team, is standing
pat on the "Archer question and der
clares the Cubs can get through the
season without the services of the
star backstop. r
Jimmy Lavender signed a contract
.,' Benpy Chavez knocked.out Kid
Burns of Chicago in the second round
at "Trinidad,- Col., last night.
T Gus Christie has been, matched to -meet?
Buck Krouse at Butte, Mont,
March 25. . , - -
Benton, Fromme andSuggs pitched-some
swell, ball 'for .Cincinnati
yesterday, and the leaguers beat,Moi
bile,, 4 to 0. Joe-Tinker is satisfied
withthe, shoeing of MordecaiJBrp.wn.
The-'former Cub star has given plenty
of- evidence, that his injured knee is
again strong. - t
Frank Klaus, the Pittsburgh mid- I
dleweight, who recently walloped,Bil
ly Papke; has been matched to meet
George. .Carpentier-in. Paris, iApril 17.
The bout will go twerity. rounds and .
will be for: the French middleweight
championship. Carpentier formerly
styled himself a heavy, but was not
beefy enough to stand the gaff. Klaus
is an idol in France since toppling.
.. Detroit managed to batter three
New Orleans.pitchers yesterday with
out the i assistance of Cobb and
Crawford.. Jennings' men won,10-;L-
-Cashion,: Johnson, Groom.-and Gal
lia are all ready to go nine inings for .