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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
White Gets Bout With Dundee
Russell Whips Pal Moore.
Charley White, the local light
weight will have a chance to show
what he can do in a high-class bout
Oct. 6 when he meets Johnny Dun
dee in Racine.
A meeting between the pair last
year resulted in a decision for White
in ten rounds. That was before Dun
dee made his grand fight against Kil
bane. Dundee is now a full-fledged
lightweight and amuch improved
fighter. If White can again get the
yerdict there will be no question of
his abihty to cope with the best men
in his division.
Ad Wolgast has accepted the offer
of a ten-round bout' with Battling
Nelson in Milwaukee, to be staged
either Oct. 13 or 27- The Cadillac
boy has been given until Monday to
pick the date.
Frankie Russell battered Pal Moore
in ten slashing rounds at New Or
leans, winning by a wide margin.
Russell's most effective blow was a
left to the face. At the end of the
fight Moore's face was cut and bleed
ing and his eyes were nearly closed.
A game rally by Moore in the tenth
Fighting Dick Hyland and Young
Shugrue of Jersey City fought ten
rounds to a draw in Denver. Hyland
was the aggressor and stronger at
the finish. Roth boys swapped
punches and did little covering up.
Billy Fraser of Oshkosh knocked
out 'Freddie Hagen of Chicago in the
second round at Fond du Lac, Wis.
Fraser outweighed Hagen 12 pounds.
Tom McCarey, Los Angeles fight
promoter, is seriously ill as a result
of worry following the death of Bull
Young in McCarey's Vernon arena.
McCarey was one fo the dozen indict
ed in connection with Young's death.
Preparations for reopening Mc
.Carey's arena have been canceled.
Leach and Maranville Are the Little,
Giants Welcome, Mr. Walsh.
New York, 6; Sox, 3.
Boston, 5; Cleveland, 4.
St Louis, 5; Philadelphia, 0.
Washington, 6; Detroit, 1.
Cubs, 3-0; Boston, 0-3.
Cincinnati, 3; Brooklyn, 2.
Other games postponed, rain.
Louisville, 1-4; Milwaukee, 0-4 (2d
game 8 in., darkness).
Only one game scheduled.
A long, long time ago, when Rome
and Carthage were battling for a
championship, the leading dopester
of the league made a crack to the
effect that many good things were
often found in small packages. That
old boy knew something. He was not
having any idle day dream. And if
he had been out at the West Side yes
terday he probably would have pat
ted himself on the back and handed
himself the prize as a prophet.
Because he woiild have seen Tom
Leach, center fielder of the Cubs, and
Rabbit Maranville, shortstop of- the
Boston Braves, doing things that
would make a man even as big as
Wilbert Robinson proud.
They are about the most valuable
assets of their respective teams, and
each is the smallest man on his club's
roster. Maranville is baseball's mid
get. Size, or lack of it, doesn't handi
cap these two stars. It is an asset
and makes possible many of the swell
plays they turn. -
Maranville can twist himself into
all kinds of positions going after a
fly and he hops around between sec
ond and third with the agility of a
flea. Cutting down sure hits is his
regular occupation. He chased out
iinto left field yesterday, flopped oa