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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 20, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 21',
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BASEBALLS-SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING i
Johnny Ertle, the St. Paul midget,
fought again in Milwaukee last night
Which means he collected another
victory. This time Johnny Ritchie
Tvas the victim, and he had a long
evening's run, being on the move
every minute to escape the miniature
The fight was nothing but a parade
for Ertle. Gene Gannon, originally
selected to meet Ertle, -was sick.
Frankie 'Gonley wanted to sub for
him, but demanded too much money.
Then "Ritchie volunteered for the
Ertle, if he continues at his pres
ent speed, will soon be invading the
east Nothing is this neighborhood
can stand before him.
Rocco Parrillo claims to have land
ed a good boy in the person of Larry
McClelland of Hammond, Ind., who
is open to meet any of the little fel
lows up to 110 pounds. ParrillQ. is
particularly anxious to get hJjflpah
matched with Frankie Izzo anoKers
to'post a side bet for any number of
rounds. Challenges through this of
fice will reach Parrillo.
Mike Fuchsman, for the past two
seasons with the Minneapolis club of
the Northern league, has quit base
ball to go into business In Chicago.
Jimmy Galvin, the west side feath
erweight, is matched with Micky
Murphy for ten rounds March 1.
After getting this bout out of the" way
Murphy Is eager to meet any of the
boys in his class. His .manager is W.
J. O'Flaherty, 1061 Verion Park pL .
Armour, 31; Knox', 22 (:
Wisconsin, "26; PurdUjL21.
tOak Park, 29; II, High, 8.
St Ignatius, 52Eoinbard, -23.
Blue Island, 41; Crane, ,19.
Wabash, 29; Notre Pgijife, 25:
Iowa, 26; Grinriell, 20.
Kansas, 44; Missouri, 19.
Illinois A. C 41; Xos Angeles, 9.
The Whitepox spring traininge-'
cial arrived in San Francisco? iW
morning and all day the athletes, wrf
be busy seeing the sights at the-flpen-r
Ing of the Panama-Pacific espesi-t-tion.
Baseball men of California-'
have taken charge of the big leaguers
and are showing them around. h
Tonight the special will lea"Ver,for
Paso Robles, which should be refcched
in time for breakfast tomorrowVTheT
day will be spent getting settled in
strange quarters and Monday" hietn-1
Ing actual conditioning work "win "be
started with a bang. Then thehrefcF
news, the first of the year, wfligjegn
to trickle in. o ,
In the meantime there is ribf fauch4
excitement In an account of howrfhek
athletes gawped at the, scenery t the
big show. B u
In ten days the city will be crowtJ-
ed by another bevy of athlete8(e&6'yJ
rfor the jaunt south to the trU&Tngf
gruimuB. xutiy wiu ue uiu Hirelings
of Roger Bresnahan, leader o5nthe'
Cubs. Around the east both Boston1
teams are being picked as winners in
their respective leagues, but Bfcesha
han, though mighty quiet at the pfles-3
ent time may have something Wsayl
abbut this award. t
The Cub team this year wilPbe a4
lot different from the team thgffiep
resented Chicago in the Natlonal1
league in 1914. In the first g&ee,1
there will be more aggressive Kfid
ership and greater harmony is feoWnd'
to reign in the club; as BresnShan
will be in real command. tu
Second base has been, and sSirf is,
the big interrogation point Ffrf that
acceptably and the west side1 crew1
won't have to take much dustftbm
any aggregation In the league.'1 'That
is Manager Bresnahan's prdBiri3
however, and he nasn't hired 'SliPto
help him manage ttie team. 3 ""
New. York Yanks, it is understbdd,
.will Saake an attempt to land Ff&Irk