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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Mike Gibbons Has Shade on Kelly .
Carl Morris Fouls Smith.
Spike Kelly gave Mike Gibbons a
tough argument in Kenosha last
night, but at the end of the tenth
round the St. Paul boy had rolled up
a safe lead on points. Some of the
critics -were of the ODiniQn that Kelly
was entitled to a draw, but the major
portion of the small crowd on hand
gaye the edge to Gibbons.
Fewdamaging punches were land
ed, but the boxers were active at all
stages and provided an interesting
entertainment. Gibbons displayed all
of his vaunted cleverness and parried
the majority of Kelly's vicious swings.
The most encouraging feature of
the bout was the way the boxing
commission handled it. The prelimi
naries were not allowed to start until
all .of the spectators were seated, and
the influence of the commission's
power was reflected in the way the
men fought No mollycoddle work is
to be tolerated. The .Wisconsin, sys
tem of handling boxing isbound to
redound to the credit of the game and
will-make the Kenosha, Racine and
Milwaukee shows things' worth go
ing to see.
But for the foul he committed
against Gunboat Smith in New York
last night Carl Morris. would have
climbed another rung on the white
hope ladder. Smith had a slight ad
vantage until the fouL occurred in the
fifth 'round, but Morris was putting
up a good battle and had landed sev
eral stiff punches.
' Morris landed a low punch and was
promptly --disqualified. . Morris was
forcing Smith to hold to avoid pun
ishment. The Gunboat was superior
in cleverness and his defense baffled
Morris early in the ruction. Morris
had begun to solve him, however,
and -had a good chance when he
brought the fight to a closer us.
All Dope Is Off PitcKers Flop in the
City and World's Series.
Cubs, 6; White Sox, 5 (13 innings).
Philadelphia, 8; New York, 2.
Pittsburgh, 5; Cleveland, 0.
Cardinals, 1; Browns, 0.
W. L. Pet.
White Sox 1 1 .50Q
Cubs ....: 1 1 .500
W. Li. Pet.
Philadelphia .- 2 ' l" .667
New York 1 2 .333
W. L. Pet.
Cleveland 2 2 .5Q0
Pittsburgh 2 2 .500
St. Louis Series.
W. L. Pet.
Cardinals 1 0 1.000
Browns 0 1 .000
Twice the Sox and Cubs have tan
gled in this year's city championship
tussle, an even split is the result, and
the grand old dope has received two
swift kicks in the pants.
There -is a remarkable similarity
between the city and world's series
games, so far as the punishment ad
ministered to the form sheet is con
cerned. Pitching was supposed to
he the deciding factor here. But lusty
bludgeoning has swung the pendu
lum "of victory.
Pitching was what we heard about
when the world's series games were
under discussion, and in two of the
three 'games the boxmen have been
And with the form sheet" shot .full
of holes, where do we get off? We
Jim Vaughn pitched his regulation
game. He loafed when he had an
apparently safe lead,, found .himselt
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