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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 30, 1913, Image 9',
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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL"
Why Chicago Is a Good Place to
Leave in Winter.
Fielder Jones Is Now a Free Agent
McFarland vs. Britton.
New York, Oct. 30. Fristenski, a
Bohemian wrestling champion, and
Aberg, a Russian mat artist, arrived
on the Imperator today. They said
they were going directly to Chicago,
because wrestling in New York was
as dead as Pharoh.
Somebody should tie Leach Cross
and Willie Ritchie together so they
can.'t get away and toss them into a
ring. After declaring they could not
fight Nov. 10 because carpenters
would be at work in Madison Square
Garden, they.are out today with the
information that they will fight in
spie of the carpenters. Tomorrow
the "battle" may be postponed to
some date in 1924.
Manager Griffith of Washington
has signed a contract whereby the
Nationals will train at Charlottesville,
Va., for three more years. Use of the
University of Virginia stadium is in
cluded. The Federal League club in Indian
apolis has leased a site for a baseball
park within four blocks of the heart
of the business district.
Freddie Welsh, English light
weight, and Young Saylor of Indian
apolis are gding to settle their differ
ences in Windsor, Ont, .some time
in November. In a recent fight Welsh
was given a decision over Saylor on
a foul. Saylor's backers claimed no
foul was committed, but that Welsh
was cleanly knocked out.
Cal Delaney, who overwhelmed
Matty McCue in Racine Tuesday
night, is a'uch sought after boxer
and will tangle with Prankie Conley
in the Wisconsin burg Nov. 7. Conley
is a good man, and if Delaney whips
him he will be licensed to tackle the
best men in the featherweight divi-
More coal to send the smoke up the
chimney from the old Stove League.
Fielder Jones, former manager of
the White Sox, has been dropped
from the ineligible list of the Chicago
Americans by President Comiskey,
according to a promulgation by the
And the dream pfpe draws freely
on the Jones pill.
The action of the Sox magnate
leaves Jones a free agent. He may
s'ign wfiere he will. He can continue
to boss the Northwestern League,
supervise his lumber interests, or
come back into the big show as a
manager if he is offered a berth.
For five years Jones has been car
ried on the Sox list as suspended.
He has been prevented from re-entering
baseball as a manager, and was
kept from completing a deal for a
block of stock in the St. Louis Amer
icans. Last winter when the Reds were
without a manager, and before Joe
Tinker went there in the three-cornered
deal between the Cubs, Reds
and Tigers, Garry Herrmann consid
ered the fonher Red Sox manager
as a. leader for his team of unfortu
nates. But Jones was a suspended player.
He was on baseball's blacklist, and
could not go to Cincinnati without
permission from Comiskey. This per
mission was not forthcoming.
When Fielder wanted to buy into
the Browns he was also confronted
with the blacklist. He would have
become manager of Hedges' strag
glers but for this, and the American
League might have forged to the
front in St. Louis instead''of being
the laughing stock of the nation.
Whether Jones has any intentions
of coming back into the big league
arena is unknown. He is doing well