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Bryan showed up so well-against
the kids of neighborhood and took to
boxing -so rapidly that his father got
a hunch that the boy could be de
veloped into a champion. The father
became the boy's trainer, then his
manager, got matches for him and
has seconded him in all his fights.
Downey is only 18, but has a good
record. He has been in 22 bouts and
Willie Jones -in " twelve, Willie Jen
nings and Matty Califf in one round?
Fans of Pittsburgh have nomi
nated Glenn ("Pop") Warner, the
man who made the Carlisle Indians
famous in athletics, for the manage
ment of the Pittsburgh National
league baseball club.
Warner's great success as football
scored 11 knockouts. He has not
The boy scored knockouts in his
first four bouts. At another period
of his career he scored three consec
utive knockouts. He has boxed no
decision affairs with Ritchie Mitchell,
Young Goldie, Patsy Kline, Cal De
laney and Patsy McMahon.
He handed the sleep wallop to
Johnny Papke, a brother of Billy, in
five rounds; Frankje "Dailey in 'six,
coach, at Pittsburgh university "this
year and' bis success at Carlisle for
15 years' has caused baseball fans to
argue he is' the man to fill the shoes
of Fred Clarke, who resigned as Pi
rate manager last season.
Warner is one of the real invent
ors of Sportdom. He has three in
ventions to his credit, and two o
,them caused new athletic rules to be
passed. He has never been very deep
in. baseball, but one cannot help.
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