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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Weather Spoils Opening in. Major
Leagues Phillies Win.
Cub Park Is a Duck Pond Gives
Saier Chance to Pick Up.
St. Louis at Chicago, rain; no
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, rain,
Boston at New York; ojear, cool.
Brooklyn at Philadelphia, clear and
Chicago at Cleveland', raining, post
Detroit at St. Louis, fair and cool.
Philadelphia at Boston, football
weather, cold and clear. m
New York at Washington, cold and
Dedicating the new Brooklyn ball
park, Philadelphia beat the Dodgers
yesterday in the first game of the
season, 1 to 0. Seaton, who has done
good work for the -Phils this spring,
outpitched Nap Rucker. Errors by
Benny Meyer, the new Dodger right
fielder, gave Dooin's men a score in
the first inning.
Pittsburgh defeated St. Louis in the
final, game of the International
Three-Cushion .League,- tying with
Chicago for firsrplace. Arrangements
will be made to play-off the tie in a
President Ban i Johnson of the
American League, in answer to a let
ter from the Players' Association, an
nounced there would be no change
in the methods of disciplining players.
President Fultz of the players' or
ganization had asked that before a
player should be suspended on rec
ommendation of an umpire, the play
er be given a chance to present his
side of the case.
Pal Brown, - the Hibbing; Mkh.,
lightweight, won a clean-cut victory
on points over Grover Hayes at Wind
sor, Ontario, last night The Phila--delphian;
was outclassed in every de
partment .oj.thg fighV'fiag JHa
. Cub park resembled a duck pond
more than a baseball field this after
noon, and the opening game between
tte Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals was
postponed for one day-at least. Ac
cording to the weather man, who has
been hitting them on the nose re
cently, well be lucky if we see a ball
game before Saturday. A little rain
and a lot of snow is all the hard luck
Though President Murphy, who is
losing a lot of change because of the
postponement, will probably shoot us
in the left ear when we see him, we
are optimistic guys, and can see a
littlelbrightness in the gloom.
For one thing, it will give Vic Saier
more time to glue up his busted leg.
And we want him in the game. Also,
Al Bridwell, who has been roaming
around the flood region in a'rowboat,
will be given opportunity to become
acquainted with dry land again, if
he stays indoors. '
Jawn Evers will have another day
to practice his oratory, and Heinle
Zim, the famous Harvard graduate,
can brush up the little things he
learned in college, such as swatting
major league umpires and baseballs.
Murphy may lose a bunch of coin,
but Evers is the real hard-luck gink.
Sewral loyal fans, who are politi
cians and hold, down city jobs on the
side,-have purchased a chest of silver
for the Kofking Krab, and will pre
sent it to him when he first steps to
the plate. John was preparing to give
a dinner party, at which the-new tools
would be trotted out, but he may
have to recall the invitations until
some time in June.
Miller "Huggins brought his Car
dinals into town last night. After the
peaceful atmosphere of ,SL Louis;