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Fi-st Base Mc'niss, Athletics,
.992; Fournier, Sox, .989; Chase, Sox,
Second Base Berger, Sox (70
games), .988; Laoie, Cleveland (126
games) , .970.
Third Base Austin, St. Louis,
.944; Lord, Sox, .924. Several men
had higher averages than Austin, but
they played in only a few games.-
Shortstops Wagner, Boston, .965;
Weaver, Sox, .928.
Outfielders Cree, Yanks, .986;
Fournier, Sox, .968; Bodie, Sox, .967;
Chappell, Sox, .951; Collins, Sox, .950.
Catchers Schalk, Sox, .981; Hen
ry, Washington (96 gimes), .981;
Kuhn, Sox, .979; Easterly, Sox, .975.
Pitchers Johnson,- Washington
(51 games), 1.000; Cicotte, Sox, .975;
Walsh, Sox, .951; Benz, Sox, .946;
Russell, Sox, .941; Scott, Sox, .915,,
Cicotte had 109 assists, the largest
number scored by any pitcher.
The Record-Herald says that Gene
McBride of Washington is a classy
shortstop. What's the matter with
Herbert Chase, the Sox first base
man? A dispatch from Brainerd, Minn.,
says Connie Mack has signed another
Indian pitcher, Joe Graves. He is
boosted as a team-mate of Chief Ben
der before the latter broke into the
big league. Some youngster!
Spike Kelly and Lee Barrett fought
a rough ten-round draw in Mil
waukee. Kelly should be a high-class fight
er. His press agent is employed on
a newspaper, and keeps him in the
Kid Williams of Baltimore, chal
lenger for Johnny Coulon's title, oub
slugged Battling Reddick hi six
rounds at Philadelphia.
This Battling Levinsky, who has
been creating some stir in New York,
may be a real heavyweight He eas
ily disposed of Yank Gilbert' last
night, the bout being stopped in the
fourth round. Levinsky has won his
last 14 starts, cppping three times in
the last,ten days. t
Tor"Ty O'Too'e put Eddie Lepp'9
of San Francisco awav in the fourth
round at Wilkesbarre, knocking him
down four times. The last wallop
sent Lennie through the ropes, and
he stayed out.
Sammy Trott and Yankee.
Schwartz, Ohio lightweights, fought
a hot ten-round draw in Cincinnati
Oak Park and Hyde Park high
schools have so far failed to get to
gether and arrange a game to decide
the interscholastic football cham
pionship of Cook county. Oak Park
wants the contest, but the South Sid
ers may decline the challenge, as
they have a long trip West in pros
pect, and do not want to take chances
of injuries upsetting their machine.
HAVE TO BE A EUGENIC
DeKalb, III., Nov. 25. The eugenic
marriage is a reality in DeKalb. Since
April of last year, when Rev. Freder
ick C. Grant became rector of St.
Paul's Episcopal church, the follow
ing has been posted in the church
vestibule, among the regulations re
"Persons desiring to be married in
this church will be expected to con
form to the following regulation:
" 'Each must present a certificate
properly signed by a reputable phy
sician to the effect that be or she has
neither an incurable nor communi
cable disease and is mentally nor
UM! TEN TONS OF TURKEY!
Columbus, O., Nov. 25. The state
of Ohio is plarining to spend $10,000
for Thanksgiving dinners for 20,000
wards in public institutions. Items
that will figure in the feast include
ten tons of turkeys, 1,000 gallons of
oysters, fifty barrels of cranberries, (
100 bunches of bananas, 2,000
bunches of celery and 100 barrels of m
In addition to the dinner at the
penitentiary 5,000 cigars will be distributed.
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