Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
BASEBALL SPORTS O
F ALL SORTS BOXING
Bill Jame$ Allowj One Hcjt and Trims
The National AU-Starg were trim
med by the American All-Stars Wed
nesday at San Francisco, by a 2 to l
score. Bill James hurled fpr the Am
ericans and allowed only one hit. As
a tribute to the memory of j&ck Sher
idan, the famous umpire, w6o died
Monday, tbe players wore black on
TKe LQudins, winners of the Swejt
zer cup, will show once more on the
' diamond before retiring for the
season. A game has heen scheduled
with the Hurleys to be played Sunday
at Murley Park.
Amateur Athletic Federation offi
cials will meet at the Boston Oyster
House Friday night tp arrange their
Sam Langford, Boston "tar baby,"
will meet lorn, McMahon at Los An
geles Nov. 10. The bout will go 20
New York is 300 years old, and
some time during the next 300 may
win an American League pennant.
A new chrysanthemum has been
named fpr Christy Mathewson; prob
ably it is a fader.
Memphis has produced a one-legged
baseball player; seize him, scouts,
there is 50 per cent less chance for
him to have Charge Horse
Connie Mack hasn't changed a par
ticle; paying big salaries always has
been his 'pef aversionr and judging
from results he is right A prosper
ous ballplayer usually Js. a bad ball
player. Well, -having saved e couptry at
the polls we "can now Teturnr to the
real business of 'ending he baseball
war. i v
The greedof hoxers has killed one
Milwaukee club; the "greedl1 of the
ballplayers 'has damaged- "baseball.
How long will It take the Athletes to
realize that the owners are the only
ones to indulge in greed. '
The Americaft League Starts AUnua!
iVjeeting Here Tb4ay"
The American League, starts its'
annual meeting here today. The of
ficials have a lot of important busi
ness to thrash out and Ihere is a
good possibility that some interesting
announcements may come out of the
In regard to the uneasiness in the
baseball world, it is figured "that the
American League-wIUhandle any af-
fairs in that line with neutrality and
sympathy. Nobody knows right now
what the lext big move in the dia-'
mond -sport muddle is going to be.
e've all got to wait, watch and won-'.
Probably l9 next nnqst importanl
piece of business to come up will be .
the decision as to the ownership of
the New York Yankees. It is a cinch '
the tYonkees will be discussed, but
whether any definite settlement ia
made, in any Upe, fa" hard to "say.
Arid still th,e gloom hangs hangs
over the student bp'dy of the Chicago
University. With 'tf)oUy" Gray out
of the game with Illinois,, Nov. 14, it
is generally figured that the Illinois
aggregation hfts thebest chance to
clean up. And there is a big chance
that Gray will not be able to be In the
line-up. His? right ankle is still all,
Zuppke's rnen are -pretty much all
in good shape a.nd he has a large
field to pjck from. On the other hand,
Stagg's crgw is .full of fight and in
good, husky condition. V
When one takes into consideration
every portion of the two teams the
Illinois crewseems to have a little
the best of'it The line of the latter
aggregation is a wonder and "hard to
break through: The Ulini back? are
speed men and ground gainers". Chi
cago has several goodground gain
ers to fall back on, however, in Pete
Russell, "Schaefer, Flood apd Acker.
A great gridiron battle ., should bfl