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first baseman with a mark of .992,
played 17 more games than Chase,
but had eight fewer assists.
That would show that Chase was
more alert than "Mclnniss. He ex
celled Mclnniss in every way except
a purely mechanical guardianship qf
the first stop. Stuffy could get things
which came his way, but Hal went
more than half the distance to meet
Old Man Opportunity.
Then slant the figures of Buck
Weaver, which, in the light of dry
statistics, are sad things to contem
plate. Buck operated in 151 games, Bill
51em not being an American League
mpire. He had 390 put-outs, 520
assists and 70- errors, for the lowly
percentage of .928. Buck made 14
more miscues than Donie Bush of
Detroit, who was the second worst
Looks' pretty bad? It does, until
you figure those assists and put-outs.
It does until you figure that Buck ac
cepted 910 chances, fifty-three more
than Bush, who was runner-up for
tlje title of busiest shortstop.
Ray Schalk, the youthful regular
backstop of the Sox, led all com
petitors behind the log. In 125 games,
more than any other receiver par
ticipated in, Ray had 586 put-outs,
153 assists and 15 errors, for a per
centage of .981. Jim Scott, with his
hefty strike-out string, padded Ray's
exterminaSon record. The young-
Resenting the charges that he. was
a punchless champjon a fancy box
er who caught Abe Attell at the right
moment and jbutboxed himJohnny
Cilbane is making his detractors eat
their words. .
'Kilbane has been knocking them
cold inTiis late, bouts, just as he did
when he began climbing the ladder.
It was only when he became "clever"
that Kilbane ceased dropping oppo
nents, and his recent exploits are
but a return to his early form.
Kilbane and his protege, Cal De
laney, one of the most promising
feathers in the ring today, posed for
. NO. 2.
these photographs showing Kilbane's
most famou& knockouts..
No. 1 Knocking 'out Eddie
O'Keefe; a str&ight right to the jaw,
followed by No. 2, a left uppercut,
while O'Keefe waB dazed.
No. 3 Knocking.put Ollie Kirk; a
left hand to the stomach, followed by
No. 4, a right uppercut to the jaw. .
No. 5 Knocking out Joe Rivers
with a right counter to the jaw.
No. 6 This blow knocked out
Monte Attell and Jimmy Pox -a left
hook to the jaw.
No. U Knocking out,Mars, a short
iihtcros3 to $ic jaw.