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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS--BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS v
W.L.Pct . W.L,Pct
Chicago 1 01.000
Cin'ti.. 1 01.000
Phila.. 1 01.000
Pitts'h. 0 1 .000
Brtdyn.. 0 1.000
StLouis. 0 1.000
NvYork.. 0 0.000
Boston.. 0 0.000
W. L. Pet W. L. PcL
Chicago 1 0 1.000 StLouis. 0 1.000
Wash'n 1 0 1.000
Boston 1 OL000
Clevl'd. 1 01.000
Detroit.. 0 1.000
N.York.. 0 1.000
Phila.... 0 1.000
National League, Chicago 5,
Pittsburgh 3; Philadelphia 6, Brook
lyn 5; Cincinnati 3, St Louis L
American League. Chicago, 7;
St Louis 2; Washington 3, Philadel
phia 0; Boston 10, New York 3;
Cleveland 6, Detroit 4.
Dan O'Leary, veteran pedestrian,
has returned to Chicago after -a
walking campaign through the east
and will immediately get into active
competition. Tomorrow night at the
Whiting, Ind.'roller rink he is to
walk one mile while a roller star
skates two miles and a half. This
event will be repeated Saturday and
Sunday nights for a purse of $50.
O'Leary is ready to meet any man in
a 50-mile walk for a side bet of $500.
This summer he will Organize walk
ing clubs, as he did last year, and
hikes will be taken over the nearby
country roads. He is making bis
headquarters at-619 S. 5th av.
Sunburst Dolan and Rocky Kansas
are billed for a4en-round go in Ra
cine tonight It will be a real tost
for Dolan and on bis showing de
pends his fistic future in these parts.
Dolan has been making progress, but
has.not yet met a man of Kansas'
H. Dahlberg, Swedish-American
C, will compete in the full mara
' n race in Boston April 19.
CUBS AND SOX SHOW WELL IN
By Mark Shields
One-game judgments are not con-i
elusive, but enough developed yes
terday on the North Side to rate the
Cubs as a pretty fair collection of
ballplayers, who should improve
through the season as Manager
Mitchell brings teamplay out of the
chaos of individual efforts. Some
good material is present, needing
only expert molding to enable it to
win better than an even break in vic
tories'. There are rough spots, many of. .
them. There were a couple of base- "
running lapses and a mental flivver
that was glaring enough to be laugh
able, but the men as a rule went
about their work with determina
tion, swung hard at good balls and
played in the field with more aggres-
siveness than the 1916 club showed
af. any stage of the proceedings.
Larry Doyle, barring another iri
jury to his ankle, will be at second
base, even afternoon. And therein
lies the hope of the team. Larry is
the ingredient to furnish pepper. He
was continually chattering at his
mates, fired the ball around the in
field andlet every man know that a
ball game was oing on.
This spirit was infectious and
Wortman felt it. Even the taciturn
Vic Saier at first base opened his
mouth wide to emit bits of encour
agement to Jim Vaughn when the
southpaw was in distress,
Doyle, when the demand is made,
acts as though his ankle had never
been injured. It is only when ha has
time to think of the runner that he'
limps. Twice yesterday he busted
easy flies to the outfield. On each oc
casion he appeared to be favoring his
ankle on the way to first. But whea
he slammed a line drive against tha
r- y- - .