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BOXING SPORTS OF ALL SORTSBASEBALL
Training stunts are in full swing at
the Tampa camp, and double duty
will be the regular order from now
until the time of starting the exhibi
tion jaunt northward. - .J3y the end of
the week practice games between two
squads of the Cub candidates will be
Tinker followed up his suspension
pf Phil Douglas by selling him to the
St. Paul club of the American Asso
ciation yesterday. Here is another
example of a fellow who did not take
baseball as a serious proposition.
Douglass has plenty of natural abil
ity, and pitched some good ball after
coming here from Cincinnati last fall.
But he thought the national sport
was a joy ride all the time, and could
oiot see the value of keeping in condi
tion and making his profession se
Tinker has a difficult task ahead
imaking his infield into a working ma
ichine before the start of the season.
iSaier and Zim have played together
before, but they never had experience
with Mike Doolan and Steve Yerkes
has never cavorted with any of his
new fellows. To get them accus
tomed to each other's ways is a big
Ed Walsh dropped into Sox head
quarters today, and South Side ath
letes are expected any time from now
until departure of the club for Min
eral Wells Sunday night
One local report is that Hal Chase
will play first base for the Giants this
season. Hal would make a good prop
for a weak portion of McGraw's in
field, and undoubtedly would be satis
fled to play in New York if the terms
of his contract with the Feds are car
From the way the New York legis
lature is talking about barring Jess
Willard and Frank Moran from fight
ing in the big town, the battle must
still need some advertising. It won't
be stopped by any legislative action.
The New York boxing commission,
however, an able and square body, is
laying plans to protect Tex Rickard.
The chairman of the commission says
he wants the promoters protected in
dase the fighters make a fizzle of the
battle. He doesn't want the scrap
pers paid if they don't do battle le- , le
Evidently New York has learned
wisdom from some former "big
fights" that have been held there, and
doesn't care to be stung again.
Johnny Dundee and Benny Leon
ard fought ten real rounds in New
York, and at the close Dundee had a
shade. He earned it in the last round,
sinking Leonard to his knees with a
right hook. Leonard outboxed his op
ponent in the earlier stages of the
Following are yesterday's scores in
the pocket billiard championship
tournament: Ralph 100, Weston 37:
Taberski 100, Chapman 80; Green
leaf 100, Fink 90; Maturo 100, Allen
C. A. A. water polo team defeated
LA.C.,7 to 5.
Bowen 12, Wendell Phillips 8.
Austin 16, Senn 10.
Hyde Park 14, Englewood 7.
Medill 30, Parker 3.
Marshall 42, Crane 5.
Hyde Park 15, Calumet 12. " .
Schurz 19, Lake View 2.
Lewis 39, Crane 25.
Lake Forest 40, Deerfield 9.
The first meeting of the Junior
Baseball Managers' ass'n will be held
next Monday evening at the head- f"
quarters, 128 W. Randolph st, sec
ond floor, at 7:30. It is the intention
of President Sheahan to send teams
away on the pennant marathon
about the first Sunday in May; hence
the early preparations. A list of 400
clubs entered the league, 100 um
pires worked and 1,750 games were
booked during the season of 1915. All
those interested in amateur baseball