BASEBALL SPORfS OF ALL SORTSBOXING
Leach Cross Confident He Will Lick
Leach Cross, the New York light
weight, who boxes Bud Anderson in
y Los Angeles, July 4, stopped off in
Chicago yesterday on his way to the
coast, and broke the monotony of the
long transcontinental trip with a
short work-out at Nate Lewis' gym
nasium. The New Yorker is going West
with a barrel of confidence. He be
lieves he will be returned the winner
"Some of those Califomians can't
see where I have a chance against the
lad from the northwest," said the
East Side dentist "That's what peo
ple of New Orleans thought when I
knocked out Joe Mandot They were
surprised at my punching ability.
"I don't show everything in all my
fights. If I did I would use up my
energy in-a year, and then where
would I be ? Fighting is my business
now, and I want to make enough
money at it to worry along when I
feel myself slipping. When it omes
to a showdown, and I ha to call on
my reserve force, I have it ready. I
fight just like Christy Mathewson
pitches I save myself for tne
pinches. At that, no one can say that
I ever fought an exhibition that
bunked the spectators."
Cross looks to be in fine condition.
His short workoiit consisted of a lit
tle bag punching and parlor boxing.
Johnny Kilbane picks another soft
one tonight in John Fox" of San Fran
cisco, with whom he Is scheduled to
battle ten rounds hi Oakland, Cal.
The two men will weigh in at 124
pounds. Pitcher Ellis of the Wichita West
ern League team has been sold to
Louisville of the American Associa
tion for a cash corisideratlon and
Pitcher .Nick, Maddox.
Merkle Touched Second, Also Third'
and Home Sox Slip. 5
' National League.
Chicago, 3; New York, 11.
Pittsburgh, 7; Brooklyn, 10.
Cincinnati, l; Philadelphia, 10,
St. Louis, 12; Boston, 3.
New York, 4; Chicago, 1.
Detroit, (J; Washington, 4.
Boston, 4; Cleveland, 1.
Philadelphia, 5; St. Louis, 0.
. Cleveland. 7; Chicago, 6.
Pittsburgh, 6; St. Louis, 5.
Indianapolis, 9; Covington, 3.
Indianap., 9; Columbus, 7 (11
Louisville, 5; Toledo, 4
Milwaukee, 4; St. Paul, 2.
Minneapolis, 7; Kansas City, 4,
Like the well-known "wonderful
one-hoss anay," which was a good
old wagon in its day, the Cub ball
team collapsed all in a bunch yester
day, and jammed a game down the
throats of the gratified Giants.
The playing of the Cubs was a bur
lesque on a respectable sport, which
de'serves more respectful treatment
than it received at the hands of the
local players. It was a bum exhibi
tion, and after the third inning,
when the Giants scored six runs, the
spectators only waited for the caba
ret stunts which McGraw put on at
the finish to show his contempt for
Evers and his bunch.
Evers became peeved when Zim
overran first in the fourth inning and
was thrown out before he could get
back, after lofting a dinky single to
center, that he threw his hands in
the air. John probably wanted to
show that he ha"d given up hope of
even grasping the noted last straw as
he went down for the third time.
These gestures on the part of
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