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childhood Millers to town for a pair
Ed Walsh "tried a preliminary gal
lop against St. Joseph yesterday to
get in shape for the opening game
. against Cleveland, and the White Sox
star flinger was whaled a plenty by
the Western Leaguers.
f The wet wizard went like a house
afire for 'six innings, but in the sev
enth thdDrummers hopped him, and
six successive hits counted three
runs, giving St. Joe the game, 4 to 1.
Bill Lange toiled in the eighth and
whiffed two men.
Notwithstanding the massacre of
Wlsh, he will star .hostilities Thurs
day in Cleveland, with young Ray
Schalk.on.-the receiving end.
Crutcher;had the Sox stopped dead
and every budding rally was nipped.
Seven hits were rung up by the Sox '
and they were kept scattered. Jack
Collins took a rest, Sctialler playing
right field. Rath retired after the
third inning and Joe Berger pastimed
at second like it was nis home.
George Mogridge was pestled se
verely by Des Moines, but the second
squad won by a ninth inning rally, 6
to 4. Fournier, Easterly and Sylves
ter each compiled a double and single.
Sylvester is trying to make a good
showing in the Western League
towns, as he may work there this
Tonight there will be a reunion of
the squads in St. Joseph. Tomorrow
will see the last game of the training
trip and Cal will lead his men into
Chicago, taking them almost directly
to Cleveland for the big doings. It
is probable the manager will use his
second team against the Drummers
in the last game, as he wants to. see
the youngsters in action before doingJ
any beheading. Jack Holland is after
a pair of the players and also wants
to observe their points.
Callahan has shaken up his batting
order, Collins going to third place,
Bortoq to fourth, and Mattick being
dropped, to fifth. This is probably the
Sway they will hit Thursday.
The Boston Red Sox left the Uni
versity of Illinois for home yesterday:
Stahl will give his men daily work
outs at Fenway park until the season
opens. The-world's champions were
in good shape when they hiked.
With more hingeing on the result
than any fight since the Gunboat
Smith-Bombardier Wells tangle, Joe
Rivers and Leach Cross will clash for
ten rounds at New- York tomorrow,
If Rivers cops he will be given a
meeting with Willie Ritchie for the
lightweight title July 4 Ritchie has
said he will meet the man who has
;the.rbes-claims to challenge, .and
Rivers will be in a class by himself.