Football hits us with a bang today.
Most of the big teams, east and west,
will meet lesser opponents In the sea
son opening. Harvard, Yale, Cor
nell and Princeton down east, and the
big nine teams, with the exception of
Chicago, in the west will start boot
ing the ball.
Among the schools which enter the
Illinois vs. Haskell Indians.
Purdue vs. Wabash.
Minnesota vs. North Dakota.
Indiana vs. De Pauw.
Wisconsin vs. Lawrence.
Iowa vs. Cornell.
Northwestern vs. Lake Forest '
Ohio State vs. Ohio Wesleyan.
Notre Dame vs. Alma.
Michigan Aggie cs. Olivet
Nebraska vs. Drake.
Kansas vs. William Jewell.
Missouri vs. Oklahoma Aggies.
Case vs. Marietta.
Lombard vs. St Ambrose.
Harvard vs. Massachuetts Aggies.
Yale vs. Virginia.
Cornell vs. Oberlin.
Princeton vs. Rutgers.
Pennsylvania vs. Franklin & Mar'll.
Brown vs. Trinity.
Dartmouth vs. Maine.
Carlisle Indians vs. Lehigh.
Penn State vs. Lebanon Valley.
Syracuse vs. BucknelL
Army vs. Holy Cross.
Navy vs. Georgetown
Pittsburgh vs. Westminster.
Dan O'Leary hasTrfteen entries for
his five-mile walking race tomorrow
afternoon at the Irish Gaelic park,
South Kedzie av. and W. 46th st The
races will be held in connection with
the hurling game between the O'Ma
honeys and the Delcassens. The en
tries are as follows: Mrs. George A.
Moore, Delia Caplis, Annie Ryan,
Margaret Levy, Kate Ryan, Annie
Skahenr Edna Ryan, Zelma LeDurk,
Bridget Donohue, Bridget Moriarty,
Helen McCarthy, Margaret O'Neill,
Jane Furlong, Mary Branigan, Heleii
Bicycle races will be run at the
Riverview Velodrome Sunday after
noon. Card includes a three-cornered
motor-paced race between Willie Kell,
Ralph Schepens and Olaf Lodal, lo
cal amateurs"; a half-mile repechage
handicap, a five-mile open for ama
ture sprinters, two professional races,
a point race and an Australian pur
Left-hand batters have again
proved proved their class in the Na
tional league. Larry Doyle of the
Giants or Fred Luderus of the Phils
will lead this season, and both hit
from the off-side. Jake Daubert,
also a' left-hander, led in 1914 and
Left-hand hitters have had a hard
time getting to the top in the old
league. Counting this season only
three have landed in 16 years.
Before Daubert gave the left-hander
the call, Heine Zimmerman, a
right-hander, led, and prior to that
the swat championship went to Hans
Wagner eight times, Sherwood Ma
gee, Cy Seymour, Clarence Beaumont
and Jess Burkett
In the American league the count
stand 10 to 6 in favor of the left
handers. A right-hander has not led
the younger organization since 1905.
Ty Cobb has led nine consecutive
seasons and the year before he start
ed the title went to George Stone.
In the six years previous the lead
ers were all right-handers, Nap La
joie landing four times, Ed Delehanty
and Dungan once each.
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