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According to Murphy, Tommy
Leach will be field captain of the
Frank Chance milled into the mess
by declaring Murphy is a menace to
organized baseball, and adds that "no
man with red blood in his veins can
work for Murphy."
Shreveport, La., will be the train
ing camp of the local Feds. Secre
tary Williams has received a telegram
from President Weeghman author-
has signed to fight Eddie Wallace of
Brooklyn ten rounds before a New
York club March 3. This is the first
of the two fights Coulon demanded
that he be allowed before . meeting
Kid Williams for the championship.
High Jump, won by Barwin, height
6 feet 2 inches. Alma Richards un
placed. That was all they had to say in the
reports from Boston giving the ac
count of the great meet of the Boston
Richard Prayed Before Winning High Jump for America at Olympic Meet
izing him to go ahead with arrange
ments. Southpaw Rixey and Outfielder
Beals Becker have signed Philly con
tracts. King Cole, the world's greatest
jumper, was in Chicago yesterday on
his way to Hot Springs, for prelimin
ary training. If properly Umbered up
King believes he can Jump some
Johnny Coulon, bantam champion,
Athletic Association Saturday night.
How quickly we forget our heroes!
For this Richards ought to go down
in American athletic history as the
hero of one of the greatest dramas
of sport ever seen. He is Alma W.
Richards, who, until two years ago,
was scarcely heard of outside of Par
owan, Utah, and who became the idol
of the Olympic athletes.
He is a tall, lanky, awkward-looking
fellow, deadly in earnest, and a