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cannot be laid to lack of gameness.
It is simply one of the inexplicable
angles of the game -which baffle the
Boston clung to fourth place over
the White Sox by beating Detroit.
Janvrin tied the score for the Red
Soy by stealing home.
Ty Cobb and Joe Jackson each got
two hits in their race for batting
President Britton of the St. Louis
Cardinals 'announced last night that
'Miller Huggins would hold his job
as manager in 1914. Huggins gave
At out that he had been offered Jack
v Miller and Alex McCarthy by Pitts-
1 burgh in exchange for Konetchy. He
spiked- the trade and said he would
not dispose of Konetchy, Sallee or,
If Washington beats Cleveland to
day Manager Griffith will use Walter
Johnson every other day in an effort
to overtake the Athletics. Johnson
volunteered for the heavy tiuty. The
Nationals are nine and a half games
behind the faltering Mackmen. -,
New York boxing authorities have
jnade it impossible for. Gunboat
Smith to run' into trouble, even if
he loses his senses. Mixed bouts be
tween white and colored men have
been prohibited. Smith, was talking
of a match with Sam Langford.
Further announcements from Wil
lie Ritchie make it seem that his
scheduled fight with Freddie Welsh
an Vancouver is definitely off. Ritchie
plans to leave San Francisco for the
East the latter part of this week, and
is reported to have offered to make
135 pounds for Charlie White before
a Wisconsin club. He also said he
would take Leach Gross on in -New
Eddie McGoorty had no difficulty
outclassing Battling Lavinsky jn ten
rounds at New York. The Oshkosh
man- took all but one of the ten
Footbali training at Northwestern
University .will officially open Sept.
20, but several of the veterans are
expected to report nex -week.
Schommer, formerly ofythe Univer
sity of Chicago, -and Seiler of the
University of Illinois will help Coach
Dennis Grady whip the team into
shape for the Lake Forest game, Oc
Mickey Sheridan of Chicago fought
a ten-round draw withTatsy Drouil
lard of Canada at Peoria. Neither
man was punished. Drouillard took'
the aggressive, but Sheridan put up
an impregnable defense.
He's in again. Bombardier Wells
knocked out Gunner Moir in the fifth
&i&Sit&,v iflHE iSteP
Larry Cheney,. Cub pitcher whose
wildness lost first game to Brooklyn.
round of a scheduled twenty-round
bout in England.
Sam Agnew, catcher, and Bert
Shotten, outfielder, drawing pay from
the St. Louis Browns, have bought
an eighty-acre farm in the Ozark
mountains' of Missouri (sing it) and
will start a baseball school.
Why should a guy be handicapped
by 'being taught how they play in St
Louis? - '
Tommy Burns says" Pelkey's
charge that their fight was a fake
is "ridiculous." But not half so ridic
ulous as the.fight itself.
Oak Park will not win the footbali
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