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fighting for the shortfield berth, was
a little shy of the class shown by
"Vyeaver and Berger and Callahan sold
him to the. coast leaguers. In the
S short. time he was with the Sox last
season Ernie showed, some good
baseball and will undoubtedly be back
,ln the big show in a year.
There is still a fight on for the.
left neld position on the white Sox
.squad, Jimmy Johnston, Ping Bodie,
Sylvester and Davy Jones all having a
.chance at the regular job. Collins
and Mattick appear to be fixtures.
Because of his speedy baserunning
and solid swatting in the Southern
League last year Callahan at the start
of the training trip picked Johnston
as their running mate. The young
ster, however, has been slumping -in
his hitting in recent games and may
be switched back to the second sauad.
' Bodie, Sylvesterjand Jones, who are
pjayiug uie gardens ior uieason s
team, have been poling their daily
hits, Sylvester especially doing some
efficient work. Cal declafes, Bodie
will be carried, even though he is not
After a day of rest yesterday the
Sox are primed to tackle. the. coast
league teams in 4 daily battles .until
time to leave for home.. The first
squad plays in Riverside today and
tomorrow in Venice. Gleason's bunch
is billed to go against San .Francisco
this afternoon. '
Taking the majority opinion of the
experts at the ringside in Milwaukee
last night, Bob -Moha shaded-Eddie
McGo&rty in their tenTround-'bout.
The squat " little Dutchman landed
some stinging blows on 'McGoorty's
head, and in the ninth had'the Osh
kosh fighter covering up and stall
ing to escape a knockout! "
McGoorty was apparently fighting
under wraps throughout the 'fight He
cut loose in the first round and open
ed a wound over Moha's eye with a
left. After that, until the eighth,
Eddie was content to loaf along, slip
ping an occasional jab to Moha's
damaged glim. In the eighth McGoor
ty swung, -a, hard-right on theyMil- .
waukee boxer, his best punch of the
fight, but Moha weathered the storm.
Moha forced the fighting, McGoor
ty allowing hiin to set the pace. j
- Eddie McGoorty.
Sam Langford and Sam McVey
fought-a twenty-round draw at Bris
bane, Australia. Langford is running
shy of meal-tickets on the other side
of the ocean and saved McVey forv
, Johnny Sumner of England knock
ed out Frank Picato of Los Angeles
in the nineteenth round at Sidney.
The world's champions made it
two games out of three by beating
Pittsburgh at Hot Springs, 7 to 4.
Boston scored five times, in the sec- ,
ond inning, when Yerkes knocked a
homer and Henriksen did the same
with the bases full. Henriksen is the '
youngsted who batted for Bedient in
the deciding world's series game with
the Giants, and tied the score with a
double off Matty. Bobby Byrne play
ed a few innings at third.
Lane Technical High school beat