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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL .
Wolgast and Nelson on Tonight
New York Has Busy Week.
Ad Wolgast ancM3attling Nelson
are fighting in Milwaukee tonight to
.determine who is the champion ex
lightweight champion of the world.
They are also fighting for the coin,
as finances always play a leading part
when those two maulers mix.
Certainly therj can be little glory
for either in a victory. Wolgast took
'the title from Nelson in 1910, and
since then the Dane has been trying
for a return match. He may expect
' a win tonight to vindicate him.
Wolgast is a 2 to 1 favorite and eas
ily the choice at the price. He has
not gone back as far as Nelson and
is still able to put up a classy exhibi
tion. What interest there is in the
fight is based on the helief that it will
be a grudge affair.
Both are out for the money and
that's all that interests them. As
champions they are" through and
have been for some time. They are
almost at the end of the trail, even
as principals in an important wind
up. One really good fight and two of
minor importance are listed for the
week in New York. Packey McFar
land meets Harlem Tommy Murphy,
Danny Ridge goes against Johnny
Lore, and Al Reich and Battling Le
vinsky, a pair of second-rate heav
ies, are due to maul each other.
McFarland and Murphy are on for
Friday night, and the fight has real
class, about the best go carded in
New York this season. In a longer
mill Murphy would have a good
chance against McFarland, but over
the ten-round route Packey is with
out a master. Heis the favorite fn
' the letting, and justly so. Murphy is
a tough man, and game, but McFar-
1 land is too clever for him.
White Sox, 2; Cubs, 0 (11 innings).
Pittsburgh, 3; Cleveland, 0.
Browns, 7-6; Cards, 6-2 (2d, 6 in.).
W. L. Pet.
White Sox 3 2 .600
Cubs 2 3 .400
World Series (Final).
W. L. Pet.
Athletics 4 1 .800
Giants 1 4 .200
W. L. Pet
Pittsburgh 3 2 .G00
Cleveland 2 3 - .400
St. Louis Series.
W. L. Pet.
Browns 3 2 .600
Cardinals 2 3 -.400
- One tie game.
Benz Pitches Remarkable Ball for
the Sox Collins a Clouter,
In the course of a few years, if he
.continues to pitch unbeatable ball,
Joe Benz may be able to convince
Manager Callahan of the White Sdx
that he is somewhat of a pitcher. Joe
tried to make them believe he was a
regular puzzler throughout the Amer
ican League season, recently closed.
The best he got was not much. He
was allowed to work a couple of
games against Walter Johnson. That
sounds like a compliment at first
thought, but it isn't. For when John
son goes into' pitch theaverage man
ager figures his team might as well
count the game lost and he does not
care to waste one of his pitching
stars at a hopeless task.
Benz worked as well as Johnson
in those two games. He held Wash
ington to one run each time. John
son blanked the Sox in 18 innings.
Joe probably thought he was a
pitcher, after two such performances.
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