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BOXING ALL THE LATEST : DOPE-BASEB ALL.
McCoorty Trims Christie Walters
and Kelley MeetTonight.
We're a bug on originality. For that
reason .we decline to write-a poem
jfc about the rain. We could if we want
j ed to, but we dowanna.
I to I tKUAY o KfcOULIO
Brooklyn," 11; Philadelphia 3.
Boston, 8; New York, 0. . .
St. Louis-Chicaga postponed; wet
Pittsburgh-Cincinnati . postponed ;
rain." . , ...
Chicago-Cleveland postponed; wet'
grounds. - j - ' -
Philadelphia, 10; Boston, 3.
Washington, 2;-New York,-1.
St. Louis", "-3; .Detroit, 1. '
Eddie McGdorty showed.'xip sorne
of his critics last nigh$ In Fond dii
Lac, Wis.,, when he gave Gus Chris
tie a terrific beating in tetf rounds.
The onlyround in which-Christie'had
a charice was the fourth. In the tenth
he was so badly punished by the Osh
kosli middleweight that a knockout
McGoorty seemed to be sore at the
panning he has received recently and
satisfied his anger oh Christie.
Spike Kelley and Billy Walters,
who clash tonight at ICenosha, both
declared this afternoon they were in
perfect trim for .the battle, and" a de
cision against either man will not be
uiameu on poor uuuuiuuu.- ai uih itsu
P round distance the" boxers should put
up a smashing go. Each is awalloper
and willing to take two punches to
put over one.. There may be a knock
out, but it is not. likely at the -short
route.. On dope, Walters should be a
Manager McGraw of the Giants has
released Infielder Stock, Outfielder
Jacobson and Pitcher Robertson p
Mobile for further" seasoning."
More Rain Threatens Cubs and Sox
. The elements sure 'nave a grouch
against the Chicago representatives
in the' two -major leagues. After
crimping our opening here and in
Cleveland- yesterday "more soggy
weather is on-tap today. Even though
thecgames'are pteyed, conditions are
unfavorable-aridgobd baseball" is out
of 'the question.'
That-smallpox -'scare, which' caused
shives'-'to chase themselves through
th4 'Cubs"yesterday, has. about blown
away. Examination disclosed that
Comstock-was tti'e only 'Minneapolis
player carrying the disease in his sys
tem," &Vreanessin'jR'K01tfeVs face
being- merely jarenection "from his
hair. 'Murphyhad 'the visitors' club
house on the"-West Side fumigated
aniT'ttie -home players are thought
No new. .ceremonies are on tap for
the-'delayed opening.; John. Evers will
get'-hYsvchest "ofsilver, Mayor Harri
son will turn loose some' oratory, and
the;game will be on.
Cheney and.Richie are still the fav
ored candidates' to start heaving for
the Cubs. If ,the .field is wet it is not
believed Evers will risk' Cheney and
his damp bail. Saier has not recov
ered, and Archer is mi first, base.. Al
Bridwell has superseded Corriden at
short. He has been in the Ohio flood
district for ten days and knpws just
how- to act under present conditions.
Miiler Hugging of the Cards -wavered
between. SIM, Sallee and Griner
as pitchers! The only change in his
line-up from that announced for yes
terday -may 'be Jimmy Sheckard in
Sti Louis bought Sheck from the
Cubs'yesterday, the price being $1,
500. With Sheckard gone only two
members of the old. machine, Evers
and SchulteVremain. Tinker isin Cincinnati,-Chance'is
in New" York, Hof- ,