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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL
Cross Fights Baldwin on Coast
, White Trains on Farm.
Leach Cross, the New York light
weight, fights the second battle of his
Pacific coast campaign tonight, Mat
ty Baldwin Tjeing' his opponent in a
After the trimming the East Side
'dentist handed to Bud Anderson snap
judgment would make him a top
heavy favorite. But Baldwin is no
easy mark, and Cross must go as fast
as he did against Anderson, and even
faster, in order to put over a hay
maker. Baldwin is a wise bird, and
will not run blindly into swings, as
Cross and Baldwin have put on
two battles previously, and in both
the dentist got the wrong end of the
'decision. He is a much-improved
fighter now, However, and should
wipe out his past defeats tonignt
Charlie White wants to be in good
condition wnen tne Doxing season
; opens in Milwaukee. In line with this
desire, the Chicago lightweight beat
it to a farm in Michigan today, where
he will put in a couple of weeks toss
ing hay. White has fought some good
I battles in New Orleans and is a fine
card there. He has been ogered a go
with Frankle Russell for August 31.
Ad Wolgast is loose again. He is
in Los Angeles to confer with Light
weight Champion Willie Ritchie re
garding their proposed twenty-round
"fight in September. Before leaving
San Francisco Wolgast said he had
$12,500 to bet he could stop Ritchie
;in twenty rounds, and a like amount
that he would win the decision. Ad
is modest As long as he was talking
in thousands he could have made it
' lif ty as well as twenty-five:
' The grandstand, bleachers and
clubhouse of the Sioux City, Western
League ball team, were destroyed by
fire yesterday. Loss estimated at
Speaking of Baseball Don't Dare
Mention Yesterday. . '
Chicago, 9; Boston, 4.
Philadelphia, 6; Pittsburgh, 2.
New York, 4; St Louis, 0.
Cincinnati, 7; Brooklyn, 5.
St Louis, 4; Washington, 1.
New York-Cleveland, rain.
Columbus, 7; Toledo, 2.
Louisville, 3; Indianapolis, 0.
Milwaukee, 3; Kansas City, IT '
Minneapolis, 6; St Paul, 2.
No games scheduled.
Anyone who saw yesterday's so
called ball game between the Cubs
and Braves doesn't want to hear any
more about it.
And those who didn't see it were
lucky, and it would be an unfair ad
vantage to make them read the hor
rible details. Enough to say that the
Brave outfielders refused to catch
Texas League flies, they were indif
ferent as to where they threw the
ball after it had rolled to them, nnrt
Red Corriden and Art Phelan became
inoculated with this stuff in the ninth,
the farce being brought to an end
when Phelan worked the hidden ball
trick on Collins after the latter had
gone from first to third on an infield
Maybe you can't understand what7
happened from that explanation.
Don't fret You're not the only one.
Whatever happened, it wasn't a ball
This Is going to be a personal spIeL
Yesterday a few words of praise were
handed to the Dutch and Swedes,
Messrs. Schulte and Saier getting
the boost stuff.