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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 07, 1913, Image 9

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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTSBOXING
s-Run Kings on West Side
Sox Lack Teamwork.
Flynn and Smith Fight Tomorrow
Charley White Busy Lad.
August is no time to get all net
up over a prize fight, and the Gun
boat Smith-Jim Flynn bout in New
York tomorrow night is not arousing
much enthusiasm. Which is quite
natural.
This heavyweight division is a fine
muddle, and a fight between men "like
Flynn and Smith will not help' untan
gle it a bit Pelkey will probably take
on the winner, but Jess Willard, who
seems to have more license to get a
match than any of the others, will
be left $i the cold.
Kenosha promoters 'plan .to beat
the Milwaukee clubs to a fall open
ing, and already negotiations are on
for a go( August 22 between Charley
White and Eddie Murphy. White is
agreeable. Murphy is now in the
East, but his manager declared he
would be willing to return if the mill
was assured. If White takes on Mur
phy for the Kenosha date he will be
a busy and much-traveled young man
for the next month.
August 13 he has a fight with
Frankie Whitney at Atlanta, Ga. Fol
lowing that he will jump here for
Murphy, and then beat it for Canton,
O., where he goes up against Johnny
Griffiths Labor Day. Some ambitious
campaign.
White has just returned from the
wilds of Michigan, where he has been
pitching hay for two weeks, and he
appears to be in condition to stand
a hard grind.
A big shake-up goes into effect
among the Chankees this afternoon.
Manager Chance will bench Infielder
Midkiff and Outfielder Daniels. H.
Williams, a recruit from Galveston,
will go to first base, Jack Knight- to
second and Hartzell to third. Daniels
will vacate right field in . favor of
Cook, who hails from Austin, Tex.
RESULTS YESTERDAY
Nntnnal I annrun
Cubs, 4;. Brooklyn, 3 (10 in.).
Pittsburgh, 9; New York, 1.
Philadelphia, 7; St. Louis, 1. ,
Cincinnati-Boston, rain.
American League.
Washington, 11; Sox, 2.
Detroit, 2; New York, 1. .
Boston, 4; St. Louis,. 1.
Philadelphia, 7; Cleveland, 1.
. American Association.
Toleao, 9; St Paul, 4.
Columbus, 11; Milwaukee, 2.
Minneapolis, 4; Indianapolis, 3.
Louisville. 3: Kansas Citv. 3 (called
at end of 14th; darkness).
Federal League.
Kansas City, 4; Pittsburgh, 2.
By beating Brooklyn in the final
game of the four-set stand yesterday
the CUbs copped the first series they
have nailed down in a month. Con
sistent .500 ball has been the speed
of the locals lately, and now they are
only five games over the even mark
for the year. A big lead secured early
in the season has dribbled away. Dis
astrous trips and fifty-fifty ball at
home have caused the downfall.
On the last appearance of the Phil
lies here they were trimmed in three
games out of four, Evers men pound
ing Red Doom's flingers merrily, and
the Quaker batters falling into a cor
responding batting slump. Matters
are somewhat different now.
Dooin has the greatest combina
tion of home-run hitters in captivity.
Gawy Cravath yesterday rapped his
fourteenth circuit smash, Fred Lud
erus has combed ten, and BealB Beck
er and Sherwood Magee, who alter
nate in the left patch, have collabor
ated on the same number of round
trips as registered, by Luderus,

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