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HIGH1 SPOTS FROM THE FIELD OF SPORT
Wolgast-Murphy Go postponed
Sox Squad to BeReduded March' 31
Cubs Start Home in Rain
April 19 Ad Hurts Finger.
Ad Wolgast'S' come-back effort has
been postponed to'Apriri9,.when he
will meet "Harlem " Tommy 'Murphy
in a return go at San '-Francisco.
The fight- was, originally, set for
April 12, but- the" former lightweight
A'd Wolgast, r
champion smasheU one. of his, fingers
lowering;a Pullman carwindow. The
injury, is not serious, but Ad realizes
that-his boding future rests.-on. -the
result of his scrap with, the Harlemjte
and wants to be in perfect condition.
"Wolgast began his training "at . Har
bin Springs today. Murphy has al
ready, started light work. In the last,
fight between these two men the ver
dict was a draw.'but Murphy showed,
more class than the Cadillac 'boy. If
either win "by-a-decisive margin in
the April jgp he. may get a tussle
with Champion WilhVRitclile.
March 31 has been set by Jimmy
Callahan, as the date when he will
make the first cuts in the White Sox
squad, several rookies being sched
uled to lose their heads the day the
team leaves California for home.
Harry Wolverton,, manager of Sac
ramento, and Del Howard, manager
of San Francisco, are both angling
for some of the youngsters Callahan
intends to dispose of. Three pitchers,
two infielders and one catcher may"
be among -those who remain on the
, Jack Collins, whose batting slump
has worried the Sox .leader, chirked
up in the game with Portland yester
day and mauled a homer and double.
His circuit blow came with two men
on base and made it possible for the
American Leaguers to win, 5 to 4.
k Clarence (Kid) Smith has evident-,
ly found favor in the eyes of Man- "
ager Jim. The youngster from the -Southern
League is getting plenty of -work,
pitching more innings than any J
other youngster on the squad. He is,
taking advantage of his opportuni
ties, too, and is shopping the coast --,
leaguers with, regularity. He allowed jj
Portland nine hits -in eight innings 2
yesterday, and would have gotten by '1
with fewer runs but for an error by
Harry Lord. Ed Walsh pitched the '
last inning to appease the multitude 1
which howled for a sight of, his al-. '
ready reddening neck.. " ,
Though Callahan turned down the. 1
chance to sign. Walter Reuther, the
18-year-old southpaw from St. Igna- j
tius College, San Francisco, some 2
kind of a- string may be attached to 1
the youngster if he-goes irito a minor
- Reuther's pitching astonished- Cal
lahan, Harry Lord and Bill Lange,
the-old 'Cub- player. Three hits were !