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BASEBALL SPORTS OFALL SORTS BOXING
Nelson and Wolgast in Gory Fight,
Both Are Hopeless.
Anyone who delights in watching
the butchers out at the stockyards
wallop the cattle with an axe enjoyed
the fight in Milwaukee last night be
tween Ad Wolgast and Bat N.elson,
in which the Cadillac boy became un
disputed " champion ex-champion
lightweight of the world.
Fight is not the proper word to
describe what happened. It was a
slaughter, and the Battler was the
slaughtered. He was a willing sacri
fie, however, as the box office receipts
The exhibition was a pitiful con
trast between the glory of the two
men when they headed the light
weight division and their ability now.
Nelson's face was a bleeding mass of
flesh. His ear was cut open and
swelled to twice its already unnat
Wolgast was unmarked, but this
was due more to Nelson's weakness
than to any cleverness on the part of
Ad. Early in the fight Nelson's over
worked hands went back on him. The
strain they had felt in crashing
against an opponent in former fights
told. He was powerless to inflict a
damaging blow. i
Once Nelson started a blow from
his hip, Wolgast saw it coming. To
show his contempt for-Bat's power
Ad stuck out his"chin and caught the
smash flush on the point of the jaw.
It failed even to shake him. He was
not jogged by a normal knockout
Wolgast was also weak. He could
cut Nelspn to pieces, but he was un
able to land a punch that had slow-ing-up
power. In the eighth round
Nelson was almost out, mainly be
cause of his own -exertion, but. Wol
gast couldn't put on the finishing I
Team of Bat Boys in Sox Suits
Could Lick Cubs.
White Sox, 5; Cubs, 2.
Cleveland, 1; Pittsburgh, 0 (13 in.).
Cardinals, 5-1; Browns, 2-1 (2d, 5).
Chicago Series (Final).
W. L. Pet.
White Sox 4 2 .667
Cubs 2 4 .333
W. L. Pet.
Pittsburgh 3 3 .500
Cleveland 3 3 .500
St. Louis Series. '
W. L. Pqt.
Browns 3 3 .500
Cardinals 3 3 .500
CITY SERIES BATTING
Sox. Cicotte, .666; Collins, .462;
Chappell, .400; Fournier, .400; Lord,
.304; Bodie, .292; Weaver,, .275r Rus
sell, .250; Chase, .208; Berger, .136;
Schalk, .120; Scott, .000; Benz, .000;
Breton, .000; Easterly, .000; Lathrop,
000; team average, .272,
Cubs. Archer. .454: Saifir. .273 ;
Good, .269; Leach, .259; Evers, .240;
Bridwell, .238; Schulte, .192; Zim
merman, .179; Williams, .000; Lavender-,
.000; Cheney, .000; Vaughn,
.000; Humphries, .000; Pierce, .000;
Smith, .'000; Miller, .000; Stewart,
.000; Phelan, .000; team average.
Once again those uncanny White
Sox are champions of Chicago.
In beating the Cubs they upset the
dope, but held true to tradition. Past
history shows that the South Siders
can trim the National Leaguers any
In 1912 the Sox won after the Cubs
had them three games to nothing.
This year the victory was easier.