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BOXING SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BASEBALL'
More pruning is due the local big
league ball clubs b.efore the spring
training trips start in March, and
both Managers Rowland of the White
Sox and Tinker of "the Cubs will be
busy men, arranging for discards.
Rowland has 34 athletes on his list,
and it is desired that only 27 start
from here for Mineral Wells, Tex.,
where the conditioning camp will be
pitched. A dozen pitchers and half
as many catchers are on the roster,
and several men employed in these
departments probably will be cast off
without a trial.
The infield division is fairly crowd
ed, but every man there is worth .a
thorough trial, and the outfielding
crop classes well. Terry and McMul
len, the infielders secured from the
coast, will get a chance at third base
and shortstop. Both were stars in
their league and must be considered.
Jack Ness will have a whack at first
Rowland has no ironclad contracts
to bother him and only has to secure
waivers in order to dispose of his sur
plus. Joe Tinker is not in that envi
able position. He is hampered by un
breakable agreements in many in
stances anti must find some club will
ing to assume a fat contract before
he can do any eliminating.
Joe's squad is still away beyond the
quota he desires to take to Tampa
and there are several men whose
abilities are known through their big
league efforts in the past They" do
not fit into the Tinker scheme and
will be dropped.
Charley Weeghman and Roger
Bresnahan were due lor another con
ference today in an effort to settle the
status of the ex-Cub pilot. Weegh
man says he wants to do the best he
can for Bresnahan and will send him
to any club he wishes to play for.
Roger is interested in getting the full
terms of his contract for the next two
years and doesn't care much where
the money comes from. 1
W. and C. Dernbach took top hon
ors in the double event of the Knights
of Columbus bowling tournament,
toppling 1,321 pins, within a few of
the world's record. Jimmy Blouin
rolled into the individual honor with
671. Barrys won the five-man title
Jack Munro, heavyweight prize
fighter, who won fame by floorings
Jim Jeffries, has lost an arm in the
fighting in Flanders. Munro was a
sergeant in a Canadian regiment.
Johnny Dundee defeated Stanley
Yoakum in twenty rounds at Den
ver. The Scotch Italian did a fine
piece of fighting, forcing Yoakum at
Kid Howard has installed a piano
in his Arcade gym, and in the future
fighters will train to the strains of
rag time. This would be an ideal
training spot for Freddy Walsh, the
fox trot champion.
Jimmy Kilroy, manager of Young j
Herman, has accepted the defi of Doc
Krone and posted $500 with Al Bloom 1
for a battle between Herman and
Willie Schaeffer. Kilroy is willing to
let the money so as a side bet
Mo Loomis and Joie Ray, star run
ners of the C. A. A. and L A. C, re
spectively, are on their way east to
defend their hpnors in several invita
tion indoor meets. Each will meet a
bevy of the seaboard's star flyers dur
ing a three weeks' trip.
Indoor Ball Scores
St Patricks 5, Crescents 4.
Marquettes 12, Oak Park 4.
Hennepin 14, Central 4.
O'Connell 22, Irving Park 1.
Perez 6, McHale 5.
Barry 5, Damen 1.
Eagles 65, Stanislaus 10.
Hull H. Magnets 24, Marcy H. 13.
Twenty-five local amateur bike
riders have formed a temporary or
ganization to be known as the Ama
teur Cyclists' ass'n. They are anx
ious to know if they will be barred,