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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Kilbane Is Favorite Over Dundee
Dillon Licks Moha.
Cubs on Top Are Game Fighters
Sox Play Ty Cobb.
Cubs, 8; Pittsburgh, 5.
St.. Louis, 7; Cincinnati, 5.
Other games postponed; rain.
All gamesj)ostponed; rain.
All games postponed; rain.
Betting is light on the Kilbane-
Dundee featherweight championship
bout in Los Angeles tonight, but the
few wagers made show Kilbane a
prohibitive favorite. The two little
men were down to weight this morn
ing and neither will be weakened by
having to undergo the enervating
"drying out" process. Kilbane has
not been active in the ring recently,
but should win. Dundee has a baf
fling style of milling, however, and
will not be an easy mark.
Bob Moha's middleweight cham
pionship light was dimmed by Jack
Dillon in Milwaukee last night The
Indianapolis battler pummeled Moha
at will, belting him all over the ring.
Moha made a game stand in the
eighth round, but it was' his final
flash. Only remarkable gaineness
saved him from a knockout in the
last two frames. As a result of the
bout, Milwaukee promoters are
boosting a go between Dillon and
either Eddie McGoorty or Billy
Matt Brock, the Cleveland feather,
knocked out Eddie O'Keefe of Phila
delphia in the fourth round, at Akron,
0., last night. O'Keefe's defeat began
with a right? swing to the jaw in the
third round. The same blow finished
him in the' fourth.
Abe Attell won a decision over
George Chaney of Baltimore in 15
rounds last! night. They fought at
Probable Batteries Cubs, Cheney
and Archer; Cincinnati, Suggs or
Benton and Clarke. White Sox, White
and S chalk; Detroit, House and
First place for the Cubs.
Leading the league with two and a
halt weeks of the season gone is fame
that was undreamed of at the start
of the season. Evers is not bossing
a gang of youngsters. With the ex
ception of Saier and Zim, there is
not a callow youth on the regular
team. Experts (so-called) at the start
of the season figured this would be
a handicap in the early stages of the
campaign and that the men would be
slow to round to conditions'
But there is not a team in either
league in' better physical trim right
now than those same Cubs. Good
weather on the training trip, and
proper methods of conditioning,
worked wonders." The men-are run
ning the bases at good speed, cover
ing lots ofr ground in the. field and
their eyes are surely on the pill. Any
time the gang fails to go into double
figures in the hit column Manager
Evers orders an oculist to examine
Chance does not seem to have
taken all the fighting spirit to New
York. In the last four games against
the Pirates Evers' men have rallied
and come from behind in each con
test In one their rally was too late
and fell short, but in the other three
battles it was effective enough to
bring home the win. The Cubs were
sailing along serenely yesterday with
a one-run lead until the eighth in
ning opened. Then the Pirates hop
ped Toney and five-hits bunched with
a punk chuck gave Pittsburgh a two
When the Cubs came to bat in the-