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Brooklyn an early lead by splashing,
a .homer in the .first with two men on
Each team used three of its star
pitchers, Seaton, Rixey and Alexan
der performing lor the Dpoinites.
Luderus soaked two doubles, Cra
vath three singles and Paskert a tri
ple and single. Stengel of Brooklyn
Sot three singles, caught six flies in
center field and made two errors.
New York concentrated its attack
on James in the fourth inning, get- Bloom throughoutten rounds at Ter-
brings his Cleveland Federal team
to Chicago tomojrrbw to meet the lo
cals on De Paul field. To properly
celebrate,. Young will pitch for his"
gang. McGuire will be used in the
box by Manager Keeley
Freddy Kelly defeated Willie Houck
in six rounds in Philadelphia last
night. In a bout several weeks ago
Houck knocked Kelly out.
Phil Harrison outfought Morris
re Haut!e last night Bloom was in
bad shape several times, but man
aged to qtave pff a knockout.
Johnny Lore and Frankie Russel!
fought on.even terms for ten rounds
in New Orleans. Lore was the more
experienced, but the New Orleans
lightweight showed several flashes of
ting seven runs. Boston only scored
twice on 'Marquard, Bris Lord send
ing them home with a double. Ru
dolph pitched the last five innings for
the Braves, blanking the Giants with
two hits. Merkle got three hits and
Murray smacked a homer with two
Cy Young, the old Boston pitcher!
SULLIVAN ARRAIGNS FIGHTING GAME OF
TODAY AND ANALYZES WHITE HOPES
By John L. 'Sullivan.
Luther McCarty, 21, champion
heavyweight prize fighter of the
world a sacrifice to the greed and
avarice of boxing promoters,
I do not mean to attack tlje pro
moters of this particular fight, but
promoters in general of the whole
past decade. It has been simply the
gradually increasing money-grabbing
tactics of the promoters which
has finally resulted in this fatality.
Luther McCarthy would be alive
today if promoters gave fighters, the
public and even themselves- a square
deal. But they Will keep-right on and
many promising boys will be offered
up on the same rotten altar as Mc
Carty unless stringent laws are
enacted in every state providing
compulsory physical examination.
Every fighter should be examined
several times a week during his train
ing and 'again immediately before
the fight Then if a boxer were unfit
physically it would be discovered be
fore the fight
McCarty was, not examined regu
larly during his training by reput-
John L. Sullivan.
able physicians. The result a life
snuffed out, Arthur Pelkey, his op
ponent, arrested, knowing his blow
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