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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTSBOXING
Cross and Dundee Will Furnish Labor
Day Battle at Los Angeles.
Leach Cross and Johnny Dundee
have been matched to box twenty
rounds at the Vernon arena at Los
Angeles Labor Day. Dundee takes
the place of Joe Rivers who has the
Willie Ritchie, who sprang into
prominence by boxing Freddy Welsh
as a substitute for Ad Wolgast when
Ad's appendix interfered with the
original program, now faces a sim
ilar situation. Ritchie is champion
and is signed to meet Welsh, but the
bout has been postponed as the re
sult of an injury to the Welshman
and Ritchie has agreed to meet Eddie
Moy on the original date. Moy is
Welsh's sparring partner, just as Rit- j
chie was Ad Wolgast's. It would be ,
a coincidence if Moy put over an act
similar to the one by Ritchie, who,
when, subbing for the champion, held
the clever Welsh even, at least, al
though the decision went to Freddy.
Bob Zuppke, graduate of the Yost
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team this year. After his sensational
success with the Oak Park high
school team, Zuppke will be watched
closely. He is acknowledged to be
the most brilliant advocate of the
open game the West has produced
and if he can repeat with the mini his
success with Oak Park- the open
game must be admitted and that is
what the rule-tinkers want.
Harry. V.ardon, most' famous of En
glish golfers, will play several
matches in this country, the. most
important- being a 72-hoIe match
with J. McDermptt, twice United
States open champipn, at the Shaw
nee country club. McDermott is our
best little golfer and he is NOT
First call for Big Nine football
players September 20. First call for
bear stories September 21.
White Sox Trim Boston While Cubs
. Clean Up Philadelphia.
RESULTS YESTERDAY "
American League. . -
Chicago, 5; Boston, 1. .
Philadelphia, 4r Detroit, 3. V
Washington, 6; Cleveland, 1 (10)
St. Louis-New York, rain.
Chicago, 3; Philadelphia, 2.
Pittsburgh, 8; New York; 3.
St. Louis, 6; Brooklyn, 2.
Cincinnati, 4-2; Boston, 2-0. "
Minneapolis, 3; Milwaukee, 0.
Kansas City, 8; St. Paul, 3.
Indianapolis, 6; Toledo,' 4.
Columbus, 6-1; Louisville; 0-2 (sec
ond game 11 in.).
Cleveland, 4; Chicago, 3.
Pittsburgh, 13-0; Kansas City, 5-4.
Indianapolis-St. Louis, rain.
Eddie Cicotte held his old pals to
six hits, some of which were decided
ly scratchy, while his mates poled an
assortment of-B6ston pitchers for 11
timely swats, thereby manufacturing
five runs, as opposed to the lonesome
one credited to the enemv. Bodle
may a five-base hit, but it was inside
the fence and the demon slugger
could only leg off three sacks. Man
ager Carrigan failed to control his
feelings following a bunt by Buck
Weaver and was sent to the shower
to cool off, Thomas finishing the
The Cubs made it a clean sweep in
Philadelphia, Pierce, the "southpaw
with control," pitching in splendid
form yesterday, holding the Phils to
eight scattered hits and not letting
them bunch. The Cubs played fault
less ball behind the youilgster and
looked like champions. It was 3 to 2
at the end. Cravath accumulated four
hits off Pierce and Killifer two.
Walter Johnson was forced to twirl