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BOXING SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BASEBALL)
Fred Fulton, the Rochester giant,.
challenger for the heavyweight title,
will get a real "chance tonight when
he goes against Pork Plynn in New
Orleans in a scheduled au-round
Flynn is not a first-class man. He
is an admitted second-rater, but he
furnishes tough opposition for any
man who wishes to partake of his
game, and he fights. Every minute
he is in the ring he tries, and the
men who whip him do not have an
idle moment during the proceedings.
Fulton is hammering at the door
to the 'championship. To get even
part way he Inust whip Flynn to
night in a decisive manner. No half
way victory will do for him, and a
draw will be as bad as a defeat. A
knockout, and that before the 15th
round, will get Fulton some consid
New Orleans now is the best 20
round field in the country, and Ful
ton would stand high with fight fans
of the southern city.
Baseball dope is simpering quietly
and there have been no revolutions
in the past 24 hours. Bresnahan
and Weeghman are still far apart,
but something must develop shortly,
Roger is interested in getting his
coin for two years and there is little
doubt he will achieve such a desire.
A suit at the present time is un
likely. Joe Tinker is a busy man, being
sought by minor league managers de
sirous of purchasing some of the
North Side 'surplus. Joe already has
disposed of enough men to make -a
first-rate ball tfeam, but still has
further cuts to make. He is due for
several conferences in the next few
days which should be productive of
Crover Gilmore, Kawfed outfielder,
now the property of Harry Sinclair,
wants a job for the 1916 season. Gil
more was a fine outpost in the third
league, both in. fielding and batting.
Sinclair should have little difficulty
disposing of him, as he outclasses
many gardeners who sported major
league raiment last year.
Andre Anderson, Kid Howard's
heavyweight, will get a chance in
New York tonight against a heavy
weight, yet to be selected .
Reggie McNamara and Bob Spears W
will be teamed in the six-day bike
race to be started here Feb. 2 in the
Coliseum. They are scheduled to
leave the east today. There had been
rumors that the riders would decline
to fulfill the terms of, their contract
Joe Stecher twice threw the
"masked marvel," otherwise Mort
Henderson in New York last night
The first fall took 9 minutes and 50
seconds and the second 5 minutes
and 51 seconds. Stecher went all
around his opponent, getting his falls
with the scissors hold.
George Chaney whipped Frankie
Nelson in three rounds at Baltomore,
the police stopping the bout
Joie Ray, national A. A. U. mile
champion, will be unable to take part
in th& program of distance runs ar
ranged for him in the east. He pulled
a tendon in his leg while training.
South End 50, Y. M. C. A. 23. .
Salem A. C. 41, Park Manor 9.
St Jarlath 42, Redskins 2.
Milwaukee Normal 30, Lewis In. 16.
Dick Hooper of Texas University
has only one arm, but is one of the
best college baseball players in the '
country. He is captain of his team.
Hooper is an outfielder. He wears
a glove on his right hand, the only
on? he has. After he catches a baft ' 0).
he tosses it into the air and slaps the
glove under what is left of his left
arm. Then he grabs the ball out of
the air and throws it
Hooper goes through the whole
operation with such speed he can get
a ball started toward the diamond,
after making a catch, almost as