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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 17, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 5',
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walloped a iomer and double, Cut
sliaw a homer and single and Daubert
a triple and two singles. Konetchy
pasted a homer and single and Hug
gins three singles.
Mathewson pitched great ball until
his team secured a lead on the Pi
rates, then eased off and gave them
three runs in the eighth on six suc
cessive hits. O'Toole and Cooper
were pounded hard. Fletcher got four
hits and Merkle, Viox and Jack Miller
three each. -New York ran bases wild
on Kelley, the Pirate catcher, Fletch
er stealing three times.
Clark Griffith of Washington
strengthened his pitching staff by
purchasing George Mullin, the vet
eran Tiger, for $2,500. Jennings
claimed Mullin was not giving him
his best efforts. Mullin is still a good
pitcher and should be a great help to
Art Shafer, shortstop of the New
York Nationals, failed to report to
his team yesterday and club officials
believe he has deserted. Shafer, a
Californian, shipped his auto home
two weeks ago. Friday was pay day
for the Giants. Lately Shafer has
been played in the outfield, but did
not kick on being shifted. Before the
season opened he threatened to stay
out of baseball because women fans
wrote him violet-scented notes.
Mike Gibbons jabbed Jack McCar
ron into defeat at New York last
night. McCarron did not get started
in the ten rounds. In another bout
Mike's brother, Tom, got the decision
over Young Mike Donovan of New
Freddy Welsh, English lightweight"
champion, made a mess of Jack Red
mond in Winnipeg. Welsh forced the
fighting in every one of the twelve
rounds and in the last had Redmond
hanging on to escape- a knockout
Eddie Murphy, the Boston battler
who meets Jack Britton in Kenosha
Tuesday night, reached Chicago this
morning, and started training at the
O'ConneH gymnasium. Britton will
not arrive junjU tomorrow. The North
Side lightweight does not need much
training for the go, as his frequent
mills keep him in condition.
Johnny Coulon's bout with Charley1
Goldman at Boston has been called
off and the bantam champ will leave'
for New York shortly to pick up a1
few fights. The Logan Square ride'
wants a ten-round match with KidJ
Williams of Baltimore in the East be-'
fore going over the derby route in'
U. High, 6; Curtis, 0.
Bowen, 8; La Grange, 2.
Wendell Phillips, 8; Morton, 0.
Calumet, 11; Hyde Park, 6.
Englewood, 10; Lake, 0.
Northwestern, 6; Purdue, 5.
St. Patricks, 17; De La Salle, 0.
Armour Tech, 19; Knox, 1.
St. Phillips, 13; St Ritas, 12.
Illinois. 9: Wisconsin. 0.
Eddie McGoorty began training'
today at O'Connefi's for a six-round
go with Frank Klaus in Pittsburgh a
week from tonight Three days later,
the Oshkosh man will take on Leo
Houck in Boston, and June 13 he is:
billed for a tussle with Jimmy dabby'
in Butte, Mont McGoorty has map
ped out an ambitious program, and"
if he comes through with a good rec
ord should be matched with Klaus
over a long distance to settle the
much-disputed middleweight title.
Here's how John McGraw, man
ager of the Giants, does business:
When Christy Mathewson is through
as a pitcher he will be given a three
year contract at the same salary he
receives now and- the ten-day clause
will not be put in. McGraw claims
Matty will be worth the coin merely
to coach the young Giant pitchers.
Rube Waddell, Who "permanently"
retired from, baseball a few days ago,
will play with the Virginia team of
the Northern League.
Stebor Colts clash with the West
erns at Grant Park tomorrow morn-
ing at 10 o'clock. Herman and Mur
phy will be the battery for the Colts.
Rocco.Parrillo, 933 W. Polk'street,
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