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Following are the batting averages
of the Sox players:
Weaver, .272; Chase, .267; Bodie,
.265; Lord, .263; Beall, .258; Schalk,
.244; Collins, .239; Easterly, .235;
Foumier, .234; Chappell, .229; Schal
ler, .219; Berger, .215; Rath, .197;
Russell, .189; Mattick, .188; Benz,
.180; Kuhn, .160; Cicotte, .142; White,
.120; Scott, .072.
Beall, Rath, Mattick and Schaller
were disposed of during the season.
If anyone desires to "start some
thing" let him approach a group of
"fight fans" and demand the name
of the middleweight champion.
The same result may be obtained
at the annual convention of the
knights of the road by proposing that
all hands try day labor for a change.
You get an argument in either
case, it depending upon yourself
whether it is verbal or physical.
There are many who will fight to
prove their favorite is middleweight
As a matter of fact, ever since
Stanley Ketchell was killed, we have
not had a real middleweight cham-
pion; that is, a man recognized by
press and public as the king pin.
There hasn't been such a mix-up
since 18&7, when Jack Dempsey won
the American title by beating George
La Blanche in 13 rounds and Johnny
Reagan m a terrific 45-round mill.
The weight limit was then about 154
or 156 pounds. When Fitzsimmons
defeated Dempsey he scaled 151, but
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