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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS &OXING
Philadelphia, 7; New York, 6.
''Boston, 5; Washington, 3.
St. Louis; 6; Detroit, 5. '
Chicago, 2; Cincinnati, 1.
St. Louis, 8; Pittsburgh, 1.
Philadelphia, 8; New York, 2.
Brooklyn, 8; Boston, 1.
Brooklyn, 2-2; Pittsburgh, 0-10,
Baltimore, 10; Buffalo, 4.
Cleveland, 4; Columbus, 0.
Louisville, 5; Indianapolis, 4.
St. Paul-Milwaukee, no game; rain.
Minneapolis-Kansas City, no game;
v Pueblo Jim Flynn, heavyweight
trial horse, has run his string. Jim
Coffey, "the Dublin Giant," knocked
him out in the fourth round at New
York last night. Flynn was floored
seevral times before thev flnjsh and
twice took the count.
Coffey is not a world beater and his
easy victory marks the passing of
Spike Kelly knocked Walter1 Bau
man out in the second round at Madi
son, Wis. The fight was a short pro
cession for Kelly and it was only a
question of how long Bauman would
Joe Mandot has been matched to
fight Johnny Griffiths of Akron ten
rounds at Racine the night of May 6.
Griffiths is a speedy young man and
he and Mandot should put on -a hot
battle, with each having an even
A strike has been declared by work
men at the Brooklyn Fed park and it
is feared the structure will not be
ready for the opening May 11.
THE MAIN THING
"Father will give me away, Duke."
"Yes, yes. And who has he certi
Johnston Shows Brain Ability Sox
and Feds at Work Again.
Jimmy Johnston, Cub recruit out
fielder, made a very messy error in
the fourth inning yesterday that al
lowed Marsans to score the only Red
run. Archer pegged badly to second
to get the Cuban athlete stealing.
The ball rolled to center and Marsans
rolled for third.
Johnston let the-plll ooze through
him, and the gent -with the natural
tan stamped on the home plate to
show his happiness at .getting there.
Whereupon there were loud cries of
rage from the 2,000 spectators scat
tered through the stands, and many
inquiries were heard as to why that
guy Johnston was on the team.
These unkind remarks rankled in
the heart of the Southerner. He is
sensitive and feels deeply all criti
cism of his playing ability. So in the
ninth inning young Jimmy proceeded
to show the natives why he, was wear
ing a big league uniform.
There was one out and Uhlir was
running for Clarke because Bill
Sweeney had made an error. Gon
zales, another of the numerous in
ternationals with the Reds, soaked
a long fly to deep Center. Johnston
took Up his station in the path of the
descending pill. Uhlir trekked down
the line toward second, watching
Johnston. The latter clutched the
pill and then glance dat Uhlir. The
baserunner turned his back and
started for first. Immediately John
ston hurled the pill in the direction of
Saier, and before Manager Herzog
could warn his hired man a double
play had Been completed and the
game was over.
That play of Johnston more than
compensated for a missed grounder,
or several mechanical miscues.. It
showed he uses his head as well as
his hands and feet in playing ball
and is alive to opportunity. His quick
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