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Jackson, Hap Felsch and Jack Four
nier having their troubles. The
pitching staff of the South Siders is
a good corps as constituted last sea
son, and to break through and land
a job even on the reserve list is a
tough assignment for any newcomer.
, Those who land, if any do, will be
pitchers of no mean ability.
All developments point to Byrd
Lynn as the first aid to Ray Schalk
in catching. Lynn is a rattling good
youngster, speedy, a strong thrower
and a fine batter. He suffered from
lack of opportunity last season and
showed want of practice during the
infrequent trials he was given.
Jack Lapp was usually sent in
when Schalk was out. Lapp was a
veteran, going backward, but what
Rowland wanted was balance and
generalship. This was bad for Lynn.
Now, with Lapp gone to the minors,
he will get more opportunity and
should be a star within a short time.
The first team whipped the seconds
in an exhibition game, 6 to 3. Ris
berg, Ed Collins and Weaver poled
two hits each.
Jack Ness, disposed of by the
White Sox to Joe Tinker's Columbus
club, has declined the trip and will
play ball this summer with the Mag
nets of the Chicago baseball league,
a new organization 'of several strong
club in the city. Jack figures he can
make more money working during
the week and playing semi-pro ball
Phil Harrison and Jos Dory, mid
dleweights, will mix tonght in the
Racine arena as the main attraction
of a show that should provide some
entertainment. Matty McCue. and
Red Bolan will swap punches for tea
rounds, and to other bouts will
open the balL Dory and "Harrison are
good and willing fighters, not cham
pions, but fellows what have to fight
to keep what reputations they have.
H. Edwards and J. West df Buffalo
rolled into first nlace in the A. B. C.
bowling tourney at Grand Rapids
With a doubles count of J.,2199, re
placing Smorowski and Lundgren of
Commodore Barry defeated O'Con
nell Council, 9 to 7, in a champion
ship, game of the Knights of Colum
bus Indoor league finals. Barry
scored three times in the final inning.
Harmon-Cooper All-Stars defeated
the Indianapolis roller hockey team
at Riverview, 5 to 0. Whiting and
Eglington played a brilliant game for
Art Staff, Northwest Skating club,
won" the invitation mile ice race at
White City in 2:53 4-5. Fisher of Mil
waukee was second and McWhirter
- John Olin, Finnish wrestling star,
will go to the mat with Doc Roller at
the Coliseum tonight Charley Cut
ler and Mort Henderson will appear
in the semi-final match, and Mike
Yokel and Walter Willoughby will
furnish the dpening event.
Joe Stecher defeated Henry Orde
man in straight falls at Vernon, CaL
The greatest amount of tempera
ment ever collected in a ball club
that the New York Giants.
Temperament can mean two
things to a ball club a great win
ning machine or an erratic combin
ation. What will it mean to the Giants?
The New York Giants look like the
best ball 'club of the type since the
old Cubs it is the same type of ball
club and the answer, which" will be
read along in the summer, will tell
If the New York Giants can keep
the same spirit they have now in
training, camp they are unbeatable.
If they become indifferent, a much
poorer club can beat them.
But the present spirit of the Giants
in itself is unbeatable.
The men individually believe they
are going to play in a world series.
After talking to a few of them you
can't help catching this enthusiasm
it is contagious; it is the enthusi
asm that is death to opposition.
If fVianagpr McGraw and Lew Me