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scoreboard used to display the bats
men's numbers will be painted in
On the reverse side of the upper
shutter will be the letter H, standing
for hit, and on the reverse side of
the lower shutter the letter E, stand
ing for error.
Ed Walsh is still a great pitcher
in exhibition games. For six innings
at Bloomington yesterday he had the
Three-Eye leaguers wondering what
the big fellows meant when they said
Walsh was "through." Then the Big
Moose yielded to Benz.
Walsh even made Mgr. Rowland
do some heavy thinking. Walsh ap
peared to have everything that made
him famous. His curve ball worked
Opposed to Walsh was Jim Blue
jacketj the Indian pitcher who broke
into the newspapers as the man who
turned down, a chance with the New
York Giants to go with the Feds.
The Yanks gave Walter Johnson
one of the worst beatings of his ca
reer yesterday. Eleven hits were
made off the blonde wonder.
Sheehan, one of Connie Mack's
young heavers, looks as though he is
one of those upon whom Mack's
hopes for a new world's champion
ship team are based. Yesterday he
held the slugging Red Sox to two
scratch hits only to give away the
game himself by a wild pitch.
Alexander the Great is still the
marvel of old. Yesterday he toiled
eleven innings against the Braves
and allowed only five hits. Whitted
won the game for Alex with a
Long of the St Louis Cards made
five hits in as many times at bat
against the Pirates.
Southpaw Earl Hamilton, taken
under 30-day option by the Tigers,
has been shipped back to . the
Browns. The sighing of Willie
Mitchell is responsible.
Jack Warhop, veteran twirler, has
signed with Rockford.
v " Harvard's crew defeated Yale on
the Thames by seven lengths in open
water by 2:02.
Chicago Tennis club opens today.
Four courts ready.
Tom Sharkey is bankrupt Owes
$299,000. Assets are $20.
Results of last night's fights: Ben
ny Leonard beat Vic Moran in New
York, Jimmy McCabe beat Jimmy
Blute in Baltimore, Young Jack
O'Brien beat Y3ung Erne and Buck
Fleming beat Johnny Nelson in Phil
adelphia, Jeff Smith beat Gus Chris
tie in Rochester.
Fred Beebe, veteran pitcher who
"came back" with Rochester last
season, has signed with the Cleve
Bob Gardner, national amateur
golf champion, won the third annual
amateur tournament of the Chicago
District Golf ass'n at Midlothian.
Paddy Driscoll, star Northwestern
all-around athlete and captain-elect
of the football team, is ineligible.
Flunked in his studies. Jess Ran
dolph, football center, also ineligible.
War, with Mexico will have no
effect upon the playing schedule of
the American league of professional
baseball clubs, according to Presi
dent Ban Johnson.
When Vera Cruz was occupied in
April, 1914, and war with Mexico
loomed up as a certainty Johnson
said the parks would close. Johnson
explained his change of mind by say
ing that since the public had heard
and read so much about the war
news an actual disturbance in Mex
ico will not cause much commotion.
Michael Moran, for five successive
years professional golf champion of
Ireland, has spurned offers to come
to the United States for professional
engagements. Instead he is serving
in the war as a privatfe in the South
It is better to steal second with
the bases full than steal home with
Output of Navajo Indian blankets
last year amounted to $750,000'