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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL
Palzer Wins Poor Fight Ferns and
' Walters Are Ready.
Good Fails to Bolster the Outfield
Rickey Explains Plans.
Al Palzer of Iowa saved himself
from oblivion last night by shading,
Charlie Miller of gan Francisco in a
slow bout. In three rounds he gained
the nipper hand, but lacked the neces
sary steam and generalship to follow
his advantage. Though a victor, Pal
zer's victory was nothing to grow
happy over. And he did not advance
any farther along the white hope
road as a result of the battle.
There will be no Langford-Smith-Jeanette
tournament in New York.
The boxing commission has put the
ban on the Langford-Smith fight, set
for Friday night, following the rule
against mixed bouts when it is feared
the result may cause ill feeling. Mem
bers of the board declared they were
not discriminating against race or
Smith should feel very friendly to
ward the commissioners. They have
saved him some unpleasant moments.
Joe AzeVedo, the Mexican battler,
who licked Ad Wolgast a short time
ago, has been matched to fight John
ny Dundee in Los Angeles, Oct. 14.
ilen will scale at lightweight limit.
Wildcat Ferns has arrived here for
his bout tomorrow night in Kenosha
with Sailor BUI Walters. The guy
with the eat-'em-alive name said he
was in perfect condition and would
do no more heavy work before the.
go. Walters, is four pounds under
weight and rested up today in an ef
fort to get the "missing poundage
back. Neither boy has much science,
but each is a slugger of the Nelson
type, willing to exchange blow for
South Shore won the third race
of the, Manhasset cup series, Michi-
cago finishing third. The result tied
South Shore arid Michicago with 13
points each. t Stranger, the Rhode Is-
Iand' entry, has been eliminated! m
Pittsburgh, 3; Cubs, 2.
Philadelphia, 0-11; Boston, 4-6.
New York, 2; Brooklyn, 1.
Only three games scheduled.
Philadelphia, 10; Boston, 9.
Only one game scheduled. '
Minneapolis, 6; Louisville, 2. "
St. Paul, 4; Columbus, 3.
Milwaukee, 4-3; Toledo, 0-2 (6 in.)
Indianapolis, 5-3; Kansas City, 4-4.
That outfield problem on the Cub
team is still a hard nut, and it begins
to look as if Manager Evers in 1914
will have to use a recruit in the pas
ture in an effort to plug the weak
spot, said .plug being placed in either
right or left field.
T. Leach will act as caretaker of
center and Schulte can protect either
the right or left wing. Frank is some
man, but he is only one, and he can't
play both spots at the same time.
Wilbur Good was believed to be the
man to solve the problem. So far Wil
bur has failed to come through to any
great degree. He is a proper fielder,
but shows weakness with the bat, a
failing possessed by every man who
has Wed to fill the third position
since the departure of Mike Mitchell.
Mike was not there on the fielding
On present dope, the question re
solves itself into a tussle between
Good, Williams and Allison, the last .
two being youngsters, practically un
tried in major company. Williams had,
one chance and could not take ad
vantage of it, but he is by no means
Williams and Allison have this in
their favor: They are young enough
to unlearn their failings and profit by