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BASEBALLSPORTS OF ,ALL SORTSBOXING
Sommens Hands Evers Punch and
Resignation Have a Dream?
When Doc Semniens swung on
John 'Evers' jaw, and at almost the
same time a train for Cincinnati,
18,249 dopists, immediately began
picking a new manager for the Cubs.
Somejjf the dopists get real money
for the work, and sprained their
typewriters in putting down their
There were numerous reports that
discipline in the Cub. ranks was about
as strong as the Republican party in
South Carolina, and that the whole
team was in a mood to commit mur
der. Naturally, there are dissensions
among the men. Few of. the posi
tions are settled,, and the candidates
are jealous of each other, especially
as most of the Cub recruits aire al
most veterans, and realize release
now means almost a sure return to
the minors. This feeling will clear
up. " ;
Doc had hardly slipped over his
punch before numerous gents were
making bets with themselves as to
how long it would be- before Roger
Bresnahan would become manager
of the Cubs. They may be right No
onelmt Charles Webb Murphy knows
about that, and Charles is not giving
interviews i on the matter, though he
has talked about everything else
After Doc slipped, over that first
punch Evers would have been a lot
more popular if he had countered
with a hefty swing instead of calling
Doc va name.
Athletics, Phillies 3.
Boston 8, Washington 7.
Cincinnati 2, Louisville 0.
Giants, 19, Richmond 5.
Detroit" 4, Chattanooga 0.
St. Louis city series, rain.
Athletic Seconds 19Portsmouttx 5.
Cubs Play IndianapoIisvToday
" CKeney to- Pitch;
- r-' ,
Going out? You bet you -are, in
spite of petitions, hold-outs arid the
mere incidental thatyou may-be leav
ing, work at.y.our officer
You 'Simply can't- miss. the first
chance of seeing; the iqrking.-Krab
and his revamped Cubs, .in.rthe first
honie combat of tlie season. Indian
apolis obliges as the-enemynd the
Indians are primed to put-up some
Lou 'Richie or Larry- Cheney will
probably start in the box for Chicago,
though Evers this morning had made
no definite selection. Lefty Pierce is
another possibility, and the- young
ster is certain. q fcjaye'a chance in