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., East, breaking .the long train-journey
with a couple of exhibition games.
Jack Collins, the Sox right fielder,
has broken his batting-slump against
the Portland pitchers. He rammed
four hits yesterday, one of them be-
. in'g a triple,, and was responsible for
four of the five run scored. Borton
also regained his eye, clubbing a pair
Good pitching by Benz and Lange
held the coast leaguers safe, their
only run being scored off Benz, who
pitched five rbunds. Lange came on
in the sixth. He had everything, in
cluding control, and looks good for
a regular turn in the box. The first
string pitchers have their first chance
to work a full game while at Pasa
dena. So far Callahan has not sent
one of the men through nine roundsl
Their arms are in. excellent shape
now, and a whole game will be al
lotted to one man unless he is pound?
ed from-the box.
Eddie Cicotte, pitching for the sec
onds, who beat Sacramento, 6 to .3,
had one wild inning, when the Wolves
counted all their'runs. The Canuck
was strong in the other innings and
fanned eight batters!'
'-Olympic games, which will be an
exact duplicate bfr the Stockholm
events, except thatthe. entrants will
be' all Americans, will be held' in Chi
cago from "June 28,to July 6. Grant
Park will be the scene of the athletic,
carnival. Nothing could.be better for
athletics. "A-chance will be given for
many athletes to, prove-their claim's,
that' the best men in America did
not go to-Stockholm because of the
expense, or other reasons. If records
established last year are -broken the
argument of these men will bebacked
up. Star athletes fromcolleges. and.
athletic clubs will compete, and the
list of individual entries will be large..
Jim Thorpe, the all-round champion
athlete, will take, part in- the games,
if Manager McG.taw of" the Giants
grants him a furlough.
Bobby-Byrne, the Pittsburgh third
baemenf hit in the headMjy one of
Joe Woodls speedy balls.in the Pirates
Red Sox game at Hot Springs yes
terday, was resting easy today and
physicians said he would suffer ip
permanent injuries. . He may be out
of tie game for weeks. It was at
first believed Byrne" would never be
able to play ball again. The Red Sox
won the game, 7-to-2!Tris Speaker
poled a triple and two singles. The
Pirates only made two. hits off Wood
in four innings. Gooper and Robin
son were easy for Boston.
Willie Hoppe won the 18.1 billiard
championship from Ora Mornihgstar,
500 to 211.
Frank Chance put his Yanks
through a grueling batting practice
this 'morning, following their defeat
by Jersey City yesterday. The Yanks
secured only five hits. Chase was at
second base and Chance on first.
Manager Clark Griffith of Wash
ington, is after Shaw, a Pittsburgh
semi-pro pitcher, touted by Charley
Hickman as a comer.
Cleveland pitchers are in bad shape
because of the steady rains encoun
tered at tPensacola. Mobile is not
proving any dryer and Manager Bir
mingham is beginning to worry over
the condition of- his hurlers.
Rube Marquard and Mrs. Rube,
formerly Blossom Seeley, are on their
way to the Giant, training camp at
Marlin Springs. Rube is reported to
have signed a three-year contract at
?9,000 a year. '- .
Seaton, one of the youthful pitch
ing veterans on the Philly National
roster has fanned .ten, of the last
fifteen'Baltimbre batters Vho faced
him. OOooin is' nursing the clever
right-hander, and, will hold him out
of active work, for a few days.
JTheXhicago A. A. swimmers beat
the tank men from Princeton last
night,34 to 15. Princeton, will not
play --water polo on its w.estern trip
because of unfamiliarity with the new
The proposed game between Ty
Cobb's All-Georgia team and the.