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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 18, 1913, Image 8',
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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Murphy Favorite Over Wolgast
Latter's Condition Poor.
Snr I nnlr I ilre Rail Tnam Weavnr
.Improved -Cubs Win.
It takes all kinds ofpepple to make
up a baseball audience, including the
boys -who selTpop arid peanuts and
stand' in front of you when the bases
Because of stories coming from the
training quarters orAdJWolgast, odds
have shifted, making Harlem Tommy
Murphy a 10-to-8 fayorite.in the fight
between .the two lightweights whiclv
will be pulled off in San Francisco
'Ad is reported to havelbeen floored
by Phil Knight, an. unknown from,
Kansas City, in a three-round prac
tice bout, and there are also rumors
traveling around the coast that the
former chainpion has been' knocked
down oftteniir- training.
This kind of dope is very uncertain
stuff on,, which,. to base odds. Often
these bull stories are circulated- for
the sole .purpose-. of .influencing" bet
ting and. conceal the 'trite form of
the scrapper. But Murphy should be
favored, aside from these training
camp reports. He shaded Wolgast
their last engagement, and should
do as weil if not better,, this time.
Ad is beginning to wear oiilj . though
he is not-asf did as the New Yorker.
Murphy, however, is a careful boxer
and has made a business-of fighting.
He has been-vpted down and out sev
eral times, only tocomeiback with a
sparkling fight-surprising critics. On
these occasions Murphy goes into
temporary . retirement,- trains. faith
fully and. .gets "himself in condition.
He has never been .champion; and is
not likely to gain' the crown, but'for
years has-been classed as one of the
sion. 4 , , ?'f . i
Bob Moha and. Jack. Dillotii.a pair
of crack middleweights, have-been
matched for a ten-round go in 'Mil
waukee April 28.
Chicago, Jj; Cleveland, 1. . "
Detroit, 4; St. Louis, 3.
Washington, "9, -New York, 3.
i'miaaeipma, t; jaoston, 5.
Chicago; 7; St .Louis, 1.
New York, 3; Boston, 2 (ten in.).
' American Association.
Milwaukee, 5; Columbus, 1. -SC,
Paul, 10; Toledo, 4.
Kansas., City, 6; Indianapolis, 4v
Louisville, 3; Minneapolis, 0.
Probable. Batteries :White Sox,
Benz and Schalk; Cleveland, Steen
or Cullop and Land. Cubs; Lavender
and'Bresnahan; St Louis, Harmon or
Willis and Wingo. - ,
Wew York at Boston Clear.
Philadelphia" at Brooklyn Clear. '
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh Clear.
Chicago at St Louis Clear. ;
Washington at New York Clear.
Boston at, Philadelphia Clear
St Louis at Detroit Clear.
Cleveland at Chicago Clear.
r Those White Sox look like a regu
lar ball team, and Jimmy Callahan
seems to. have the-best-balanced ag
gregatipnof athletesthat has repre.
sented the South Side since Fielder
Jones won a pennant and a world's
championship back in 1906.
It is not a team of stars, though
there "are two or three :m'en who will
finish' at the head of their class at
the end of the season. Taken, .as a