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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
The Ragen Colts Athletic club, of
which County Commissioner Frank
Ragen is boss colt, have arranged a
picnic and field day for Monday at
Calumet Grove, Blue Island. The
grove is located on the Calumet river
and boasts a fine dance hall
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of the entertainment, the real bat
tle being between teams representing
th county building and city hall. Va
rious races, some of them of the freak
variety, will be held and prizes given.
There will positively NOT be a
four-round bout between Commis
sioner Ragen and A- A. McCormick.
Robert Shealy, junior of the Crane
high school, won the interscholastic
golf title at the Calumet club by de
feating Husted Myer of New Trier,
3 and 2, in the 36-hole final. Both
youngsters played fine golf in the
morning round, but in the afternoon
the strain began to tell. Shealy was
steadier than his rival and wore him,
Charley White has been made ai
slight favorite by New York tight tans
for his battle tonight with Light
weight Champion Freddie Welsh. The
go is only for ten rounds, which
means White must score a knockout
for the title to change hands.
White has been slipping the dream
tablets over regularly lately on east
ern battlers, but none of them had
the defensive ability of the Britisher.
He may punish Welsh severely, but it
is not probable the champion will
take the count He can run too fast
The men were to weigh in at 135
pounds at 2 o'clock, which is to the
9 advantage of Welsh. This time Welsh,
remembering the hard battles White
has given him in the past, has not
trifled, but put in considerable time
The U. S. district court at Port
land, Me., has barred the passage of
the Johnson-Willard fight films
through that port to the U. S.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. PcL W. L. Pet.
Chicago 36 26 .581 Boston .29 34 .460
Phila. ..33 27 .550 Brook'n 29 34 .460
St.Louis36 32 .529N.York 26 32 .448
Pittsb'h 32 29 .525Cincin'ti 26 33 .441
W. L. Pct.1 W. L. Pet.
Chicago 4622 .676Washn .31 29 .517
Boston .36 23 .610lClevel'n 23 39 .371
Detroit .40 27 .597lStLouis 22 41 .349
N.York .34 31 .523Phila. ..22 42.344
W. L. Pet I W. L. Pet
KCity ..41 27 .603Newark 34 34.500
StLouis38 26 .594!Brook'n 30 39 .435
Chicago 39 29 .574Balt ... 25 41 .379
Pittsb'h 36 29 .554Buffalo .26 44 .371
National League. Chicago 2, Pitts
burgh 1; St Louis 2, Cincinnati 0;
Brooklyn 3, New York 0.
American League. Detroit 2, Chi
cago 1; New York 1, Washington 0.
Federal League. Buffalo 8, Balti
more 4; Newark 7, Brooklyn 2.
The value of a catcher to a pitcher
was never better exemplified than in
yesterday's game between the Cubs
and Pittsburgh, when Roger Bresna
han acted as a stabilizer for George
Pierce, the southpaw with control
now and then.
A glance at the summary shows
that Pierce allowed the Pittsburghers
only three hits, and immediately that
sounds like a sterling job of pitching.
It was, but Bresnahan had a whole lot
to do with it Pierce was wild as a
millionaire's son, and was continual
ly in the hole to the batters. Six of
them drew the fourth ball, but it was
to those who failed to walk that he
was forced to do his best pitching.
On several occasions the count
was three balls and no strikes or
three and one against the batter be
fore George gained any idea of the
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