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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 29, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 10',
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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING
American League. Chicago 7,
Cleveland 3; Detroit 12, St Louis 3;
Washington 1, Philadelphia 0.
Federal League. Chicago 13, Kan
sas City 1.
National League. Chicago 9, Cin
cinnati 8; Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 6;
Philadelphia 3, Brooklyn 0.
George Chip defeated Jimmy Clab-
!by in ten rounds at Marinette, Wis.,
rla'st night, but the-result is not a blow
Ho the Hammond middleweight He
1 trifled a'little too long with Chip and
I allowed him to roll up a lead on
l points. Clabby was off to a good
'start, loafed from the fifth to ninth
rounds, and it was during this time
that Chip took the lead. In the tenth,
to show that he was not in distress,
Clabby rallied and outfought the
.Newcastle Greek. The flash came
too late to earn an even break.
Clabby, of course, had Jthe better
of the clever end of the milling, but
Chip carted the best punch, drawing
bloo'd in the seventh. In the final
round Clabby put over a few stingers.
Clabby is matched for next Tues
day night with Al McCoy in New
York, and for this reason did not take
any long chances of injury. In the
next few weeks he has a busy sched
ule mapped out and must save him
self, as there is a chance he will get
a, crack at Eddie McGoorty or Mike
. Gibbons "bver the 20-round route at
, A bill to regulate horseracing in Il
linois has been reported in the state
, senate. A commission of seven mem-
bers is provided and the betting will
be done on machines. It is optional
with the several counties of the state
yhether they will accept the measure
in case of passage.
August Kiackhefer of Milwaukee
won the first block of the 100-point
match with Charley Ellis to decide
the championship of the Interstate
Three-Cushion Billiard league. Score,
0 to 44. The match was played in
Armour 7, Lake Forest 6.
Morgan Park 12, Lewis 10.
St Phillips 11, De La Salle 10.'
St. Patricks 16, Holy Trinity 9.
Harrison 7, Crane 5.
Chicago 6, U. S. Army 5.
As long as Bobby Roth continues
to hit the ball at anything approach
ing his present pace, he is certain to
remain on the third-base job for the
White Sox. His bitting in the pinch
es recently has been-remarkable and
frequently he has headed rallies.
Roth is not yet a finished fielder.
He lacks polish and goes after balls
awkwardly frequently. But he gets
them Just the same and his errors
have been very few. He is learning
to come In fast on slow hit balls and
throw to first base from a Btoopine
position. The best evidence jof his
-worth is the fact that apposingteams
do not attempt to take ad'antageof
his inexperience to try bunting down
the base line.
Roth should make a good third
baseman. He has nerve, is fast and
possesses a good arm, capable of
throwing underhand fas well as over
hand. This is a valuable asset to any
third baseman. His -worth on attack
is 30 per cent greater than that of
any1 fellow who has had a fling at the
Should Brief begin to hit at some
thing like his advance notices call for
Rowland will have a clubbing Infield
Collins, of course, -will bat over .300,
and Roth may do "the same through
the season. Weaver can hit .250 and
be the most valuable shortstop in the'
Nothing has been heard Hcently
about leaving Jack Fournier out of
the regular Sox outfield. There' was
some question as tothe Frenchman js