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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL1,
Southpaws Are Not Prominent in "the
Coming World's Series.
Walters and ferns for Kenosha
White vs. Sheridan Tonight.
Two old enemies, Sailor Sill Wal
ters and Wildcat Ferns, -welterweights,
are scheduled to come to
gether at the first boxing BhoW of
the season In Kenosha, Sept. 20.
Though neither' man may pe a
star, each Is a slugged willing io ex
change wallop for cvvallop. They put
up the kind of battle that keeps the
fans on edge throughout the nulling.
A knockout is always a probability
when these two lads get together.
Johnny Kilbane, (featherweight
champion, is to fight 'Jimmy Walsh
of Boston 12 rounds hi the Hub to
morrow night Kilbane hasoeen ab
sent from the ring ever sinfie- Johnny
Dundee fought him to a draw on the
coast, and he is picking out compara
tively easy men for his first battles.
Kllbane's reputation suffered hi his
battle with Dundee, aS many experts
believe the New .Ydrker had the best
of the battle.
Charlie White should sdorS a vic
tory over his fellSw Chicagbah,
Mickey Sheridan, at HaciU6 tdnight
White and his terfififi left swhig have
caused considerably, datnage among
lightweights. White is one dt the few
bjonafide lightweights how doing
business. While othef men affe hold
ing out for 135 pqUndS, White is fight
ing around 130 and getting to the
heavier boys t
TIGHTEST RACE fi BIG LEAGUES
W. - L. Pet
Milwaukee ..... 89 60 .697
Minneapolis ..... 91 62 .595
Holtimbus .... s i . 86 66 .586
Louisville ,..82 67 .552
St Paul . 71 80 .470
Kansas City v 62 89 ' .411
Toledo ...j..... 62 90 .4fi
Indianapolis .... 61 90 .405
No games Scheduled, -
Cubs,; New York, 0.
Philadelphia, 7; Cincinnati, 6.
St Louis, 7; Brooklyn, 6.
Only three games scheduled.
Louisville, 1-3 Minneapolis, 2-1.
Kansas City, 1-1; Indianapolis, 3-0.
GolumbuS, 6 Milwaukee, 5.
St Paul, 4-10, T61edo, 1-7.
Chicago, 3-0; Kansas City, 2-
Indianapolis, 9-11; St Louis, 2-3.
Christy Mathewson, who received
his World's series baptism away back
in 1905, will again be the apex of the
Giant defense in the coming post-
deastih tussle, flnd fans mnv Ttrif-nnaa
the unusual Sight of the baseball clas
sic oemg rougnt to a conclusion with
southpaws in the background.
In Hrrt'vinlln intfer.lnncyiia exran. U
boVS Who tOSS with thft lpft hand tia
been prominently in the picture. This
is especially true of the clashes in
which the Giants and Athletics have
Onlv iroiner as 4alr kaoir -o itHrt
WH&n thfe Afhipjfoci mof ttio riikc.
find Eddie Plank, the veteran soiith-
paW, Bplittihg With Chief Bender and
Jaftk P.hrimhR thf Rtrunilmin Ttrru-lr nt
the ehampltinghip series
progressing to I9nt two Jeft-
handffd stars Rhone. Plant airnin
and RUbe Marquard, the lengthy
Giant Their work featured the bat
ties. MardUard pitched remarkable
hnli aoTaJTIcf fno 'ATiinlrmnn n t-nrn
games, the bat of iTrank1 Baker beat
ing him in one though only four hits
were acduired by the American Leag
uers. Plank was a puzzle to the
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