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BASEBALL ALL! THE
SPtRT DOPE BOXING
Sox Win Another Gummy Game;
- Cubs in Slugfest.
Cubs on the West Side Tomorrow
Smith Whips McKay
Tomorrow fans will have their first
chance to see .the Cubs in action on
the West Side, when the first team
meets- the Indianapolis aggregation
of the American Association. .
Yesterday's and today's games be
tween the yaiiigans and Northwest
ern University were postponed be
cause of rain. Some of 'the second
string men took short practice.
Lou Richie or Ed Reulbach will
probably be selected to astonish the
natives with their pitching. Cheney
and Lavender have each worked -a
full game in Kansas City, and Bill
Powell is the choice for boxwork this
afternoon. Bill wants a chance
against his old mates. fivers is yield
ing to a certain amount of sentiment,
but he also wants to see Powell in
action against a 'first-class team.
The. former Pirate is high touted,
and Murphy has made frequent
claims that Powell.is the best of the
new pitchers picked up. If he comes
through Evers will have four right
handers who can work regularly arid
win a fair proportion of their games.
Gunboat Smith in walloping Fred
McKay last night duplicated his bat
tle against Bombardier Wells. In the
first round McKay outboxed Smith
and made him look like an amateur.
Smith -got his sledge-hammer left
home in the second, and followed -it
with a right cross. McKay, took -the
McKay outweighed' Smith 29
pounds, bu was unable to stop the
bull-dog rushes of the sailor.
Tommy Burns, former heavy
weight champion, and Art Pelky of
Massachusettsfought-a draw in Cal
gary, Canada, last night. ' This was
Burns' first fight . in his proposed
come.-back campaign. He was sny a
punch, and noticeably slow on his
feet He has, gonejback'toq far. V
The White Sox grabbed a 12-to-2
joke game from Amarillo, Tex., yes1
terday and then moved on to Okla
homa City, where the Omaha team of
the Western League will be met in
battles today and tomorrow. The
Western Leaguers can put up good
opposition, and will be a welcome
change to Callahan, after the feeble
resistance he has met since leaving
Ed Walsh and' Joe Benz pitched,
yesterday, the Big Moose doing just
enough work to keep his arm Umber.
In three innings the Texans nicked
him for a pair of hits. Benz allowed
three hits in four rounds, when the
game, broke up because the fans lost
interest and quit the park.
Eighteen .hits were made by the
Sox, but they were too interested in.
a broncho busting contest which was
going on inside the park to run bases,
and allowed themselves to be put
out so they could retire to the bench
and watch the cowboys.
The quicker Cal gets his team
through this belt of porous ball teams
the better off he will 'be. The men
'will forget how to act in a real con
test Davy Jones, who has been out with
an injured leg, seems to have fully
recovered and isy-holding down the
left garden. Jones is batting between
Borton and Weaver in the line-up. .
Tqn to four was. the score by which
the Cubs beat Kansas City, but they
had a merry little fight to do it. The
score was tied at four-all until the
eighth, when the Cubs counted four
times. They registered two more in
Jimmy lavender, was paddled for
14 hits by the Blues, but kept them
scattered except in the fourth inning,
when 'they ran up three tallies.
; MikecMStchell, wtthrthree hits, Jed