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and Heinie Zimmerman win start; at
third base, held down by Eddie Len
nox during ilie first stages of 1912.
In the outfield Frank Schulte will be
the only bid Cub present, Mitchell and
Clymer taking the" places of Sheckard
and Hof man.
Ready for their last exhibition ser
f ies beefore the opening of the season
in Cleveland Vext . Thursday, the
White Sox reached St. Joseph, Mo.,
this morning, to meet 'the Western
League team of that city in four bat
tles. Omaha, showed a remarkable re
versal of form yesterday and wal
loped the Sox, 3-to 1. Omaha made,
five hits and the Sox 7. Errors by
Weaver, Scott and Indian' Johnson,
gave the Omahogs their runs.
Ed Walsh pitched two innings and
was not scored on. Morris -Rath was
" given a vacation and Joe Berger -filled
in at second Jbae. Joe drove in the
, only Sox score and poled" a: double
The second team is in Des Moines
for games today and tomorrow. To
morrow night they "switch to St. Jos
eph and there will be a reunion of
the two sections.
New York also opens the baseball
season today, Chancers Yankees and
the Brooklyn Dodgers tangling on
Ebbetts field. It will be the P. L.'s
first game as a manager in the Amer
ican League and fans all over the
country are pulling for him to. start
with a victory.
Boston Braves handed a healthy
trimming to Washington yesterday;
With the score 7 to 0 against them,-
Boston hopped. Gallia, one of .Griffs
pitching recruits, and pounded--him
for eight runs in the last round. Wal
ter Johnsop. pitched six innings and
"held the Braves to one hit
Connie Mack's Athletics- -made it
four straight from the -Phillies yes
f terday in the. Quaker city series.
Wyckoff was driven from the box. in
the seventh - when ' the Phils tied the
gcore 'With three.runs. Mack's gang
came back and scored 'three in the
seventh and ninth off Dooin's young T
pitchers. Eddie Plank pitched the last
two Jnnings for the Athletics. Mclh
niss Eddie Murphy and Eddie Collins
were the hitting stars.
Jake Stahl may keep his Boston
Red Sox .in Urbana for two more
games with the University of Illinois.
Jake was sore yesterdays because it
rained, and threatened to leave for
home. Sunshine today boosted his
opinion of his .home state.
It's here. The Phillies have their
firstc andidate for the hospital. Dbde
Paskert has injured his leg and back
muscles and will be out of the game
for some, time. Ralph Capron, for
mer University of Minnesota star, is
taking his place.
After the game between Cleveland
and New Orleans today Manager Bir
mingham will take his Naps directly
home. Birmy says he is satisfied with
the conditio Tipf his men and doesn't
want to risk injury to them before
the season opens'".
Joseph Mayer of Brooklyn won the
national amateur 18.2 billiard cham
pionship atNew York last night.
Conklin of Chicago finished second.
Jess Willard yesterday was oper
ated'on for a-grqwth in his -nose and
will start training as soon as he re-
covers. Tom Jones has mapped put
a campaign for the heavyweight sim
ilar to the one that made Ad Wolgast
. Jacques Fournier-has batter .436
on the training trip with the White
Sox second squad. Rollie Zeider's
mark is .365. '
Spike eKIly went through some
strenuous boxing -stunts today in
preparation for his bout in Kenosha,
April 11; -withBiliy Walters. The
man who wins the fight is prepared
to claimithe welterweight title, what
ever 'honor. that may be.
Crane and Lane high schools meet
today in the second game for the
high, school indoor baseball cham- '