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it is too. soft; and ladylike a form, of
exercise for a-prizc fighter. But be
lieve me, if they, think it's soft and
sissified.let. 'em try it.
"In playing tennis aboxer gets
everything.. It, keys- iip his mind as
well as his body. It makes the brain,
tfor good footwork, and the wind is
well developed. " -
"It aids the punch. Before I took
up tennis I was considered a light
hitter. Making strokes has strength
ened my wrist and forearm and added
materially to my punching power. In'
my recent fight with Petroskey I
nearly knocked the ex-sailor out.
"That should be sufficient recom
'mendation for tennis as a means of
training for a fight."
Whether you agree with Jimmy's
'ideas or not, it must be admitted that
Jie'has come to the front with a re
markable rush lately. He gives the
tcredit to tennis, and he should know.
or. mary-s ot tvansion won me
title in the "National Catholic'Base
ball-Xeague by defeating Paulists 6 to
.4. Ochsner heldthe Paulists to three
hits and fanned 15 men. D'evine
struck out 13 suburbanites, but was
found for 11 .hits.
George Huff, director of athletics
at University of Illinois, is out with
a statement that rough work is too
JIMMY CLABBY, j
eye, hand and,,foojt true, and. "brings
heart-and.lungsjrftb full'play "
"Every rauscJejnrthb,o,dy. is'.exer
cised, but not hardened.- 'They' be
come free and elasticwith plenty of
power, rthe y.e is, 'trued', 'far better
than by.hag p.unchifrglthe Jegs. are,
given ia'springr and "'stride, that make
frequent among . Western football ,
teams, and that the game is in dan
ger of abolishment if the rowdy tac
tics are. riot stopped.
. Two causes are responsible, he de
clares, The first, and principal one,
is that some, coaches teach their men?
to "rough" opponents with the idea..