composed of Rowland, Walsh, Schalk
and Eddie Collins, passes on them.
Joe Benz and Jim Scott were in
good shape when they met their
mates this morning, and it is probable
Rowland will employ them to pitch to
the batters during the early days.
That means the batters will face
pretty good pitchers right off the reel.
Heinie Zimmerman was yesterday
given a divorce in New York, and the
Cub third baseman gets the custody
of his thfee-year-old daughter. .
Frank Schulte, last survivor of
Chance's Old Guard, boasts a record
held by no other athlete in the Na
tional league. During ten campaigns
"Wildfire" has been banished only
once by an umpire. Jack Finneran,
arbitrator, who fired Schulte in 1912,
misunderstood the latter.
The veteran outfielder was at batr
under orders to hit anything within
reach. He fouled off two and was in
the hole. The pitcher then crossed
Frank with a fast-breaking curve for
a third strike. Schulte was so mad
at himself that he broke his bat in
two on the plate.
Finneran thought Schulte was try
ing to indicate that he had been call
ed out on a bad strike and gave the
v Some New .York newspapermen
who have been boosting the Willard
Moran fight sky high are much peev- '
ed at the action of Chairman Wenck
of the boxing commission in cancel
ing the license of the Pioneer Club,
and also demanding that Willard
carry out the promise of Tom Jones
if he is to charge for his training
Jess and Tom have been getting a
quarter for every fan who watched
the champion train. This was never
done in New York before, and is the
first time a champ has ever charged
for his preliminary work. On top of
this, Jess refused to box Al Reich,
and refused again yesterday when Al
showed up, pursuant to his contract
with Jones, by which he is to receive
$500 for daily appearances with the
If New York wasn't a big village,
well populated with suckers, there "
wouldn't be any chance for the pro- -moters
to break even on the fight, for '
it Isn't a very attractive affair over
the ten-round route. Neither man
need risk injury in order to collect a
Gus Christie and George Chip
fought eight rounds to a draw at i
Memphis. Both men were well cut '
up in the battle, and were smeared '
with blood at the close.
Benny Leonard severely thumped
Sam Robideau in six rounds at Phil
adelphia, the bell saving the Quaker '
Frank Shaw, Chicago, knocked i
down 685 pins for the temporary lead
in singles at the American Bowling
congress tournament in Toledo.
Riehls of Columbus took the five-man,
lead with 2,895.
Marshall 21, Austin 19.
Hyde Park 12, Bowen 7.
Lane 16, Senn 5.
Phillips 28, Tilden 12.
Medill 50, Wendell Phillips 17.
Lane 18, Crane 4.
Parke 17, Calumet 13.
Palmer 14, Hamilton 8.
yesterday's scores in the national
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