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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Matty McCue Slams O'Connell
Eddie Murphy Slows Up.
A few more wallopings like the one
he handed Jeff O'Connell in Racine
last night and Matty McCue, the 18-year-old
whirlwind, will he in a posi
tion to take the trail of Feather
weight Champion Johnny Kilbane.
The fight lasted a little over ninety
Seconds. In that short time O'Con
nell was floored six times by McCue's
terrific right The fight did not last
long enough to prove anything but
the Racine boy's punch. O'Connell
"bored in at the gong and was upset
by a right cross. He came back for
more and ran mto the same deadly
O'Connell is no world beater, and
may be on the down grade, but that
should not"detract from McCue's re
Eddie Murphy, who fights Jack
Britton in Kenosha next week, ran
into a snag when he met Earl Fisher
of Cincinnati in Springfield, O., last
night. Fisher's 'speed disconcerted
the Boston biffer, though the latter
landed a few effective blows. In the
eighth round Fisher buried a vicious
left hook in Murphy's jaw, sending
him to the ropes. Murphy was swing
ing wild, toward the end of the .fight.
The decision was. a draw.
Joa Evers, a brother of the Cub
manager, has been unconditionally
released by the New York Giants.
Chicago University, 7; Gunthers, 5.
Maroons, 11; Butler Bros., 10.
St Cyril, 5; St Stanislaus, 2.
St Rita, 4; St Ignatius, 1.
St Phillips, 21; Holy Trinity, 8.
Oak Park, 10; Lake View, 4.
Crane, 10; Proviso, 2.
Austin, 10; Marshall, 7.
Loyola, 12; Cathedral, 7.
West S. Trust 7; State Bankers, 2.
Sure, Frank Chance is the guy who
threw the "high" into HjghJand&ra.
Berger Adds Pep; Yanks Fighters
Cubs Still in the League.
Sox, 3; Yankees, 2.
Cleveland, 2; Philadelphia, 0.
Boston, 15-. St Louis, 4.
Detroit-Washington game; rain.
Philadelphia, 6; Cubs, 5 (ten in.).
Brooklyn, 8; St. Louis, 6.
Pittsburgh, 7; New York, 2.
Cincinnati, 11; Boston, 5.
Louisville, 10-2; Milwaukee, 2-3.
Kansas City, 4; Toledo, 3.
(Other games postponed.)
Placing Berger at second base in
stead of Morris Rath put a lot of
new life Into the White Sox yester
day. The coast wonder "went hitless,
but he was the recipient of two walks,
and scored two runs. One of the
scores, which won the game, was due
solely to the wide-awake tactics of
In the fifth he was handed his sec
ond pass by Schulz, who was a liberal
guy. Lord's out Hartzell to Chase,
put Berger on second. Then Berger
started to steal third, a feat that has
not occurred to the mind of the Sox
often this year. The daring of the
stunt surprised Sweeney, the Yank
catcher, and he threw the ball to left
field, allowing Berger to score. Joe
had third swiped clean.
Rath was not hitting, and the sub
stitution looks like a good move. The
German is a wonderful fielder,
touches base stealers nicely, and win
bat better than Rath has been doing
so far.. He is a peppery kid, and a
fast ma(e for the gingery Weaver
For a man who was not considered
seriously as a fielder, Jack Fournier
is creating some stir. His handling o
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