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Giant phenom, to see If his record of
last year was the preface to a won
derful pitching career or a flash in
Schupp permitted .90 runs per
game, working in 140 innings, 15 full
Such pitching has never been ap
proached. The nearest to it was
$ Dutch Leonard's record of 1.01 runs
per game in 1914, a mark believed al
most unbeatable at the time.
True, Leonard worked in 35 games,
but that does not detract from
j Schupp's performance.
,WaIter Johnson chalked up 1.09
runs per game in 1913, those three
being the greatest pitching records
in modern baseball
Schupp could not be expected to
go through the 1917 season with
such a pitching record, but with a
scoring team even if he should allow
. 20 per cent more scores per game he
would still be a big winner, and that
is what McGraw wants.
McGraw will depend almost entire
ly upon youngsters this season. It is
the same string of youths which
made possible his long winning
streak of 26 games which set a new
record of consecutive victories last
The veteran catcher Rariden must
step to one side to allow Lew McCar
ty to show off his wares. Walter
Holke, the infield And of last season,
will be on first and youngsters will
be given a chance to try out, al
though it is not likely the veterans of
last year will be displaced.
Spike Kelly beat Reb Russell, Joe
Dory beat Joe Herrick and Joe Bish-
op beat Billy Kautz in the boxing
show at Racine last night. The
A Kelly-Russell bout was the best of
1 the program, Spike's experience be
ing the main factor in his victory.
Russell had a clean shade in the sixth
round, but the others were either
even or in favor of Kelly.
Andre Anderson lasted a minute
and a half before Tom Cowler in
Iew York. A wallop to the jaw
caused' Anderson to lose all inter
est in the proceedings before the
fans knew the fight was on.
Johnny Coulon fought a 15-round
draw in Baltimore with Steve Fless
ner, using his ring generalship to
earn an even break. Coulon tried
hard, but it was plain he will never
reach the top again.
Rocky Kansas outfought Johnny
Kilbane in ten rounds at Buffalo. Kil
bane stalled at some periods of the
fight and was warned to show more
Ted Lewis left no doubt of his su
periority over Johnny Griffiths after
12 rounds at Akron, O.
Joe Mandot won a decision over
"Willie Mangrum after 12 rounds of
vicious fighting at Hot Springs. Man
dot was floored in the sixth and in
distress, but rallied gamely.
Frank Marnell, Vermont team of
the Windy City league, knocked 300
pins in a game against the. Franks.
Marnell's big score enabled his team
to count 1,234 pins in the second
game. Vermonts totaled 3,441 for
thethtee games, taking them all.
Marshall bantams 21, Harrison 10.
Lane lights 14, McKinley 11.
I. A. C. 36, Nashville Ramblers 18.
TO URGE PASSAGE OF NEW LOAN
Fifteen proponents of the anti-loan
shark bill will walk in on the house
and senate committee at Springfield
Wednesday to urge favorable action
on the measure, which would limit to
3 per cent a month the interest
charge on salary loans.
The bill is sponsored by Rufus W.
Abbott of the Chicago Telephone
Co.; Rudolph Matz, president of the
Legal Aid society; Prof. James H.
Tufts of the University of Chicago;
Marvin B. Pool, general manager of
Butler Bros.; Att'y James E. Calla
han, Att'y Dan'l P. Trade and others.
Mrs. Carlos Sebastian sued for
divorce. Pair danced in loop cafes.