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EL PASO HERALD
Sport and Society Section
Sport and Society Section
Luther McCarty Has Wide Margin Over Jim Flynn In Six Round
Nolan Thinks Packey Can Reduce Weight
Manager of Champion Ritchie Offers to Forfeit $5000 if He Does Not Bring
KcFarlaad Down to 133 Pounds Within Eight Weeks.
; By THOS. S. ANDREWS
GIVE me eight week's time and
let McFarland follow my in
structions as to training and
l tt ill put him in the ring at 133
mm nds at 3 oclock or 135 ringside and
n in him strong and fast, or forfeit
G0iiO." remarked Billy Nolan, nun-.-
v of Willie Ritchie, the champion
lightweight, while discussing the
u e i u h t question.
1 do not mean that I will use
vv-tin; methods or such as that to
rX' l McFarland in condition and down
t. -weitrht," continued Billy, "but that I
'Mil sue him a thorough course of
raining and worfc him down gradually
-o that he will retain all his strength
.u.d at the same time be as fast if
urn faster, than ever. McFarland is a
i'u vino carries considerable weight if
h. does not keep in shape and he is
U o tall for a lightweight, but y
i.rupor traising he can make the
. i lfcht easily. The trouble is few of
nh boxers nowadays train properly.
The bcem to be imbued "with the idea
th t once tbey are fighting the
Mar.- all they have to do is go along
nil box a little and if they get a big
fi.'ht, why two weeks work is sup-ihi-.'iI
to be sufficient.
That is where they all make a mis
iaiv. A boxer should train as hard
i. i what he considers a soft match as
a tough one. for he never knows what
In is going against and if he hap-
i,v to be out of shape and the other
i. liow is tough and willing to take a
h nice, he is liable to make things de
i.llv Interesting for Mr. Star.
K., to McFarland. there has been
ii n n talk about making weight tor
Rinhip Now Willie is champion and
. l.srinmate lightweight, as he made
h. U3 ringside for Wolgast without I
.,hr They tell me Mctariana can i
.1.. Litter ttian 135 at 3 oclock and
In le must work overtime. Well.
m offer stands about forfeiting $5000
" r fail to put him in proper shape in
. ' t weeks' time and bring him to
T.nside or 133 at 3 oclock. or even
i lo k weighing. Of course I would
train him in a city, but would
tivf him to my ranch near San Fran-
, ,o and put him through a regular
ii-i-M-- and have his stamina better
ar. ever and his general makeup
i i r i ed.
fi. would have to follow my advice
n pluitlv as to the training methods.
vnl -while it would not be terribly
' ii-d -work it would not be child's play,
Mun a? many fights Jook in the gym-
-1111115. This is not intended as a
-h-ht on the training methods cf
j. h.' 's manager.but simply to show
faith I have in my own ideas on
! '.! Rudie TJnholz. the little Boer
!itweight, "get Jack Redmond's
. ( 'or did he succeed in hpynotlzing
. St Paul 133 pounder when they
ntlv met at Grand Rapids. Mich.,
a 'X round contest?
' -ck says there Is something wrong
- k where, for each time he has met
v.ri'e he has been like one in a trance
. i i cannot account for his strange
u..ns "Why, when I fought Rudie
n Milwaukee two years ago," 3aid
i k "I acted almost the same as when
T net him in Grand Rapids that Is, I
. 1 not realise what I was doing and
:. nird unable to connect my thoughts
or fight as I always do. -
In the Milwaukee bout I knew that
tmlie was getting to me when he
-. eased, but I seemed unable to prevent
until Teddy Murphy, who was !n
-i v corner began to roast me, plenty
for not putting up some kind of a
f e-ht Instead of acting as receiver gen
al for Rudie's punches. Finally I
Value of Player Increased $50 a Day
Ihira Sacker for the Detroit Tigers Had .Not Been Off the Sand Lot Long
Before Tennings Signed Him.
DETROIT. Mich.. April 17. Charlie
Deal, the Tigers' most promising
candidate for third base, in
ased m value at the rate of $58 a.
,,iv for two months after he started
lajingr professional baseball.
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did cut loose and succeeded in catching
the Boer in the mid section, which
doubled him up. That was his finish,
but believe me, I hardly knew I had
won for a time.
"When the match was made Kt
Grand Rapids I thought it would be
easy but when we met it seemed that
the trance was on again, for I could not
realize what I was doing. W hy Rudie
seemed in front of me all the time, but
for some reason I seemed unable to do
a thing and they tell me it was a rot
ten fight. That may be the truth, but
just the same it was no fault of mine.
I wanted to fight hard enough, but
there was something holding me back
all the while. What it was I cannot
sav, but there was surely something
wrong. It was no blow that Rudie de
livered that dazed me. for then I would
have a real reason for my poor show
ing but I was there like a dummy un
able to do a thing, and "even when I
was through .it seemed as though I
was still in a "daze.
"Now whether Rudie succeeded In
putting" over that hypnotizing spiel or
whether he 'got my goat' I cannot
salt but I will say therewas something
wrons. I am not superstitious, but
take it from me. Jack is going to be a
high toned waiter for the balance of
the summer and will keep in training
at the gymnasium, but no more fight
ing for a while not until the 'spell is
Frank Picato the American-Italian
lightweight, who went over to Aus
tralia last October on his own hook,
for the express purpose of getting on a
match with Hughie Mehegan for the
championship of Kangerooland. was
going along splendidly until he bumped
a haymaker from the British welter
weight champion Johnny Summers.
Up to that time Picato had been taking
the measure of the lightweights In
Vustralia at a rapid rate, beating both
the home boys and the Frenchmen who
were in that country. Of course, his
aim was Mehegan, but Hughie was al
layed in England owing to his matches
with Welsh and Wells, and Frank had
to so after other game. The American
born lad had been considered a fairly
good boxer on the coast and he also
made a good showing down east, but
the critics there considered him a goo-1
second class boy.
After meeting a heavy welterweight
and winning, Picato was matched with
Alf Morey. a native of West Australia,
and he won after a terrific battle of 15
rounds. Not long after he was matched
with the French star, Posey, and again
he won. beating the clever little
French boy In jig time.
The defeat of the Frenchman was 'he
signal for tougher game for the Yan
kee boy and he was matched with
Johnny Summers for the welterweight
title, the weight being 147 pounds in
that country. Plcato's best weight is
about 140, but he had to give away
considerable to Summers to get the
match, which was a big drawing card
in Sydney. It also proved one of the
hardest fights seen there this season.
For 19 rounds the two boys fought
like two tigers, first one and then the
other having the shade. The end came
in the 19th. when Picato, who had
slowed up under tlie severe handicap,
received a hard right to the body and
a left to the jaw. It was Summer's
chance, and he was too experienced
not to take advantage of It He
-ushed and sent another swing home,
the American boy taking the count
just at a time when he apveared to
have weathered in splendid style
through the entire distance. At that
it was no disgrace to lose such a battle
and there is talk now of a rematch.
Deal was picked up off the Pittsburg
sandlots by a Pittsburger once inter
ested in the Bay City club in the
South Michigan league. Charlie was
sent to the lake town, where he stayed
only a month before being transferred
on a trade to Jackson. His value in
that trade was estimated roughly at
Deal had been with Jackson only
another month when Detroit called
him in navine $25000 for him. Thus
in 50 playing days he had advanced'
from a sandlotter, signed tor notning.
to a major leaguer, purchased at a
record breaking price.
eal was unable to show the Detroit
club the stuff he had at third base
last season because of ill health. An
operation this winter has so improved
his condition that he doesn't resemble
the same young man that he was -ast
season. He has been able to do but
little in the early season games.
Playing for scouts was one f
Charlie's specialties last season. He
says that he had an almost uncanny
knack of detecting scouts In the
grandstands and there certainly were
enough from both high class minor
.md major league clubs after him last
When Bobby Lowe friPPe UP :
Bay City to watch him he hit like" r
fiend, getting three triples and a
double in five times at bat. Later
Bill Donown looked him oyer and
Charlie was again fortunate in his
"I liked to have scouts watching
me," smiles Charlie. "They were my
Worn Out, Run
Come to me vthen others fall.
I advertise what I do. I do what
My Reference Banks, Business
Firms and Satisfied Patients.
l At tf
1 ElSlI c3 (SHE
BASEBALL RESULTS Wednesday's Games
At Cleveland R. H. E.
Detroit 1 5 1
Cleveland 2 6 1
Batteries: Detroit, Mullin and Stan
age; Cleveland, Gregg and Land.
At St. Louis R.H.'E.
Chicago S 9 2
St. Louis 2 4 1
Batteries: Chicago. Cicotte and
Schalk; St. Louis. Baumgardner and
Other games in the American league
were postponed on account of rain.
American League Standings.
Won. Lost. Pet
St. Louis 3
New York 1
Boston .... ........... 1
Wuere They Play Friday.
Cleveland at Chicago.
St- Louis at Detroit.
Boston at Philadelphia.
New York at Washington.
At Cincinnati R. H. E.
St- Louis 0 3 4
Cincinnati S 9
Batteries: St. Louis. Perrett, Hunt
and Wingo; Cincinnati, Johnston and
The game was called at the end of
the seventh inning to allow St- Louis
to catch a train.
Other games in the National league
were postponed on account of rain.
National League Standings.
Won. Lost- Pet.
Boston 1 0- .1000
St- Louis 2 1 .S67
Brooklyn 2 1 .7
Pittsburg - 2 2 .
Chicago 5 2 .500
Philadelphia 1' 1 .500
Cincinnati 1 2 .333
New York 0 2 000
Where They Play Friday.
Cincinnati at Pittsburg.
Chicago at St. Louis.
New York at Boston.
Philadelphia at Brooklyn.
At Los Angeles. R. H. E.
Venice 2 4 2
Sacramento 3 6 1
Batteries: Venice, Pitt and Hogan:
Sacramento, Munsell, Williams and
At San Francisco. R. H. E.
Oakland 4 13 2
San Francisco 5 10 1
Batteries: Oakland. Holmstear. Ma
larkey and Rohrer. Pierce: San Fran
cisco. McCorry. Schmidt. Fanning and
Spencer. (Twelve innings.)
At Portland. R. H. E.
Los Angeles 3 4 1
Portland 1 8 2
Batteries: Los Angeles, Cheche and
Isn't Baseball the Funniest Thing?
Defeat of the New York Giants by Boston Shows You Never Can Tell What
May Happen in a Baseball Game.
: By SAM CRANE.
e tBVT YORK, April 17. Isn't base-
IVI ball the funniest thing?
The Boston Braves, with play
ers on their team whom no one ever
heard of come right into the Giants"
back yard, and just wipe up the cham
pions of the National league.
Can you beat it?
The Giants were heralded, too, as
being in shape to walk right through
their opponents like eating mush. Yes,
and before I forget it, I will remark
that I was one of the heralds.
But baseball, being the most uncer
tain game on earth, is liable to just
such sudden and unexpected happen
ings. And for the benefit of those fans
vho may be weak-kneed and half
hearted over the Giants' defeat, I will
say that the Bostons are not going to
win the pennant on account of their
Tictory and neither are the Giants com
pletely out of the race.
McGraw and his men will be on the
job and fighting for the lead when
the Bostons are only remembered for
their one surprising victory at the
start of the season.
Braves Played Great Game.
I do not mean to' belittle the Braves
by any means, for they put up a
game that would have, beaten the best
team in the country and they did.
Pitcher Purdue was simply perdition
for the Giants. The brave champions
were as much at his mercy as If
they were all afflicted with the blind
staggers. The balls that Perdue served
up did not look to be so awfully hard
to hit. They were as big as balloons,
in fact, but the Giants could not con
nect with them successfully to save
Only one of the home players struck
out, but they could not plant the pill
in the right spot but twice.
Burns made a single, and so did
"Red" Murray, but there 'was a long
Interval between the safe wallops. They
were as useless for run manufactur
ing purposes as Indian Jim Thorpe,
with all his speed would be in a suf
frage t parade.
"Big Jeff" Was Rasy.
One big bear strangler, "Big Jeff,"
Tesreau, did not materialize as a
choker of the. "Beans." They took to
his spitball shoots like a brown bread
bean sandwich. For three innings it
was one. two. three and out for the
Back bay ites. but they came through
with two runs in the fourth stanza
with a rush that presaged victory for
them with a pitcher like Perdue in
Some of the hitherto unknown
"Beans" were simply immense, in-i-IudinK
Marioiivillp and Mers The
well known rthur Deilin did some
spli ndid fielding and Snunri ias as
Boles; Portland, Higgingotham, Krapp
Coast League Standings.
Los Angeles 9
San Francisco 6
Where They Flay Friday.
Los Angeles at Portland.
Oakland at San Francisco.
Sacramento at Venice.
At Fort "Worth. K. H. E.
Dallas 2 S 2'
Fort Worth 0 4 l!
Batteries: Dallas. Schwenck and
Basham; Fort Worth, Zezey and Kitch-
At Galveston. K. H. E. I
Houston 5 6
Galveston 3 5 S
Batteries: Houstoa. Kay and Key
nolds; Galveston, lilette aad Wilson.
At Waco. R, H. B.
Austin .... ........1.......... 356
IVaco .... ............ .11 15 3
Batteries: Austin, McCullor and Hen
ninger; Waco, Jost and Reilly.
At San Antonio. R. H. E.
Beaumont 2 4 S
San Antonio S 13 2
Batteries: Beaumont, Peaster and
Matthews: San Antonio, Davenport and
Texas League Standings.
Won. Lost. Pet.
San Antonio 4
Beaumont -. ... 2
Fort Worth .... 2
a .571 1
3 .571 ;
3 .571 ,
6 .28 '
At Nashville Nashville, 8; Chatta- j
At Atlanta Atlanta, 3; Birming
At Mobile Mobile. 3; Memphis, 1.
At Montgomery Montgomery. 3:
New Orleans. 2. Second game. Mont
gomery, 3; New Orleans, 5. (Six in
nings.) AMERICAN ASSOCIATION.
At Milwaukee Toledo. 1; Milwau
At Minneapolis St. Paul, 2; Minne
At West Point Army, 9;
SUMMEItS WINS FRO.M GOODWIN.
Sydney. Australia. April 17. Johnny
Summers, lightweight of England, de
feated Al F. Goodwin here in the
ninth round of a scheduled 20 round
.a rcwutwin v,a AlTtrla:Arl frnm
start to the final round. The match j
was stopped because or the poor snow
ing Goodwin made.
smooth and polished in his all around
work as a piece of glass.
The Giants' loss of the game was
a surprise, but it only put another peg
in the uncertainty of the sport that
lives and has its successful being by
just that uncertainty that no one can
FANS GO TO TRAIN
WITH THE MAVERICKS
With the best wishes of El Paso fan
ilora, and a ccompanied to the cars by
a large delegation, the local Mavericks
rolled out of El Paso early Thursday
morning, bound for Silver City, Fort
Bayard and Santa Rita. Clifford, a
twirler, who was to have joined the
team last night from Las Cruces. did
not make his appearance, and only 11
players make the trip. j
The players who comprised the party j
were: B. Smith, backstop; Hill, Nellis ;
and Armstrong, twirlers, who are de- I
pended on to shoot holes in the Indians' j
batting order: Frank Schultz. the bush
whacker first haseman; Gurtz. who will
be stationed at second sack; Dale, third !
base; Tommy Smith, shortstop and j
playing manager; Harry Barker, J
left, center and right field respectively.
COULD AND T1IUX WIN 3IATCII.
New York. N. Y., April 17. Only one
match was played in the first round i
of the National court tennis champion
ship in doubles at the Racquet and
Tennis club. Jay Gould and W. H. Thun,.!
representing the Philadelphia club, de- j
feated R. D. Wrenn and L. Waterbury J
of the local club in the three straight I
sets, b-3, t-4, s-2.
"JACK" COOMBS 1LS THE GRIP.
Washington. D. C. April 17. "Jack"
Coombs, pitcher for ttie Philadelphia
American league team and one of the
main stays of the Athletics is down
with a severe attack of the grip. His
condition was such that manager Mack
ordered him home. Physicians hone
to have "the iron man" out within a
week or 10 days.
SPOKANE MAKES TRIPLE STEAL.
Spokane, Wash.. April 17. A triple
steal, the first ever made in the North
west league, was made by Spokane
against Portland. Powell, on third,
Melchoir, on second, and Altman, on
first, are the men who participated,
and the try for a put out was made
at the home plate.
(iirao Chick feed for the little
i hicks Hi id Bros Pnone 26 or our
Grin i r
Quick Work, Scoop-Quick Work
FLYNN LOSES AGAIN
TO LUTHER McCARTY
Frank Mornn, Mhu Will He McCnrty's
Next Opponent, Is Given Hard Bat
tle by "Sailor" White.
Philadelphia. Pa.. April 17. Luther
McCarty. - claimant for the white
heavyweight championship, was award-
ea me uecision oy a wme miaii
the end of a fast six round bout with
Jim riyan. ui cuiurauv, ai ; vijk
Athletic club here last night.
and frequently compelled his opponent
Aufl '&Ak&lr Amnall&l tl t nnnnnfHL
to clinch to avoid his vicious straight
f Jba-. . . - .
Aitnougn he appearea to ne ""
classed from the start, Flynn fought
gamely throughout the entire six
rounds. With both gloves protecting
n W....A.. .. .a wAVAn um'a.TV Iran,
reaching a vital part, the Pueblo fire
man rushed into clinch after clinch and
succeeded in landing many blows at
close quarters. McCarty. however,
seemed to be in the pink of condition
and was not affected by Flynn's short
arm pokes. With straight arm jabs he
pounded away at his opponent's face
as the latter rushed into the clinches.
At the end of the first round Flynn s i
nose was oieeaing. in me iv...
round his mouth was cut and before
the close of the bout one eye was
Young Al Kaufman. Mccarty's
sparring partner, knocked out Al Bene
dict, of New York, in second round.
Joe Jeanette won from George Cot
ton in the fourth round.
Frank Moran, of Pittsburg, who is
McCarty's next opponent, was given a
hard fight by "Sailor" White, of New
York, but seemed to have the popular
verdict at the cose of six rounds.
TO MEET DICK EVAlNS
While the local boxers are claiming
the bantam, feather and lightweight
championships of the southwest. Spider
Moffatt. of I-as Cruces. comes up with
the declaration that he won the ban
tamweight championship of the south
west bv conquest and not by bluff,
and is ready to defend the title, which
he claims. Moffatt declared that re
cently Battling Dick Evans, the local
bantam, challenged any boxer in the
southwest to meet him for the title,
and Moffatt is- ready to meet anyone
who can make the bantam limit in
the country. Moffatt asserts that his
claims are based upon the defeat t
Eddie Lemon, and Young Togo, and
that he w-on the title from Frankle
Manilla, at Oklahoma City.
1IOAVELL AND FERXS FIGnT
10 ROUNDS TO A DRAW
Kansas Citv. Mo. April 17. Tommy
Howell, of Philadelphia, and Clarence
-Wildcat" Ferns, of this city, welter
weights, fought 10 rounds to a draw
here last night.
In the second round Ferns scored a
knockdown with a left swing to the
jaw and in the ninth Howell sent Ferns
sprawling with a similar blow.
t the end of the contest both men
were tired and each was bleeding free
ly from the nose and mouth.
McGOORTY DEFKATS HICKS.
Windsor, Ontario, April 17. Freddie
Hicks, of Detroit, was helpless before
Eddie McGoorty, of Oshkosh. In an
eight round bout here last night, the
Wisconsin fighter having the advantage
of each round by a wide margin.
AXDBIISO.N TO FIGHT MANDOT.
Los Angeles, Cal.. April 17. "Bud"
Anderson, of Medford. Ore., who knocked
out K. O. Brown in the 15th round of
a scheduled i0 round go. has been
matched with Joe Mandot. of New Or
leans, for a 20 round lightweight bat
tle here on the night of May 20.
' KETCHEL TO MEET JIOHA.
Milwaukee, Wis.. April 17. Eddie
Ketchell, of Grand Rapids. Mich., and
Eddie Moha. of Milwaukee, are matched
to bos eight rounds before the South
Side Athletic club on April 28. the
weight to be 133 pounds.
FRANKIE BURNS WINS DECISION.
Oakland, Cal.. April 17. Frankle
Burns, the local llghweight, won a de
cision in 10 rounds from Joe Azevedo,
of Sacramento. Azevedo devoted most
of his time to covering and holding.
LOSES TO WOOD'S
R, Presley Violates Industrial Tour
ney Condition oy iiowiui
H. Wood's team won the entire quar
tet of points Wednesday night in the
Industrial three-men tourney from the
Fowler three. Wood's rollers have won
several games in a row and are now
shooting at the consecutive victory
An J T)w.alAv TlAlatAH nno nf tVl 111
it Will. llH-J v.s- v.. w- ,
j..ia nfvn1f nnfiiHrns "when he
rolled a strikeout, as strikeouts are
nt allowed unless the Dlayer can't
nelp himself, and besides it has been
so long since one has been made in the
Industrial league, the heads of the
teams were thinking of eliminating
them altogether. Wood rolled high
game and total.
Johnston's trio rolled consistent
flames in the second match and won
rom the Vaughn triangle. All four
points were won by the victorious
Johnsonites. Vaughn rolled high game.
ilS. and Miller total. 575.
W. R. Presley 1S2 14 159
M. Page 12 1 ISO
H. wSod 140 199 197
"Vtpis 493 510 536 1539
Fowler team. Tl.
A. Buuor 142 147 179 468
N. Fowler 148 145 105 39S
J. Rogers 17 T 187 601
Totals 7 449 1375
High game. Wood, 199.
High total. Wood. 645.
M. G. Miller 198
D. Bowman 13
W. A. Johnston .160
T. M. Spain 212
A. E. Wood 139
S A. Vaughn 138
186 192 575
177 149 463
161 174 495
523 515 1533
170 155 537
107 132 379
133 218 :.09
Totals . . - 48! 430 506 14J
liiiih game. Vaughn. -MS.
Hisht total, Miller. .".TO.
Matty Is Prize Winner For Control
Star Twirler of the New York Giants
TF a prise were to be offered to the i
Vuilnnal ions-no nltcher havint; the I
best control. Christy Mathewson, of
the Giants, undoubtedly would be the
individual who would receive it.
nrt.. a ..BaKBBl wimmotiil Rlc JiX
1 V nXL WUUUC11U1 ,viiiiiww c -
! . is shown by the records. Matty
. - t ut. utk m
I now is entering on his 14th campaign
. . ...n ..j c ronr
in the parent organisation and in four
i geasons 1908. 1909. 1911 and 1912 his
i of passes has been less than
one to the game. The year he ex
hibited the most perfect control was
1908. when, almost unaided he nearly
pitched the New Yorkers to a pen
nant and would have done so but for
a certain incident which Is now his
torical. Glnes Fevr Free Passes.
During that pennant pursuit Mc
Graws "master mechanic" labored in
56 engagements and countersigned
only 42 compllmentaries, an average of
0.75 to the combat. Matty was almost
as accurate last year, when he handed
out 34 free tickets to first In 43 skirm
ishes. In 1911 he averaged .0.84 gratui
ties to the game and in 1909. 0.97 Mat
ty was wildest when he made his start
in 1900. He took part in portions of
six games that season, ridding his sys
tem of 22 passes.
The National league batters have
been able to work Matty for only 75
compllmentaries In the 515 champion
ship games he has twirled, which
means that he has issued only one
and one. half free tickets for every
contest In which he has taken part.
d; aw" aim has hen stinev in te
matter of transportation in contesfci .
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Elephants got only one pass from mm
in three games In 1905 and but three
gifts in the same number of games six
years later. Last .season the Red Sox
pried five bases on balls out of the
SNAPPY, SPRING SPORTLETS
DDIE McGOORTY is back in Chi
cago, and has started hard train
ing for two bouts which he has
in view. McGoorty is now handled by
Rudy Unhols, the .coast lightweight,
and an. enemy of BatUing Nelson. Pro
moters of the Milwaukee Athletic
club are anxious to secure a match be
tween McGoorty, and Billy Papke. Me
Goorty declares that he Is more than
willing to meet Papke.
Mike Gibbons, the St. Paul middle
weight, who has not fought since his
10 round bout with Eddie McGoorty
several months ago in Madison Square
garden, will soon be seen in action
He has just signed articles to meet
Labe Satro. a welterweight of Minne
apolis, for 10 rounds at Eau Claire,
Wis., on May 1.
The largest number of junior ath
letes ever In competition at one time
is expected by the leaders of the pub
lie school athletic league in arrang
ing for a physical training and ath
letic demonstration by New York city
school boys, in Central Park, on June
6. Already 6900 boys have been en
tered and it is believed that the limit
of 10,000 boys will be far exceeded by
Stanley Yoakum, the Fort Worth
lightweight, now on the coast, is hot
on the trail of Harry Shafer. the
Cheyenne fighter, who is now in Al
buquerque. Yoakum has written to
Mark Levy, director of the New Mex
ico Athletic club, asking for a boat
with Shafer. Although Shafer weighs
140 pounds, and Yoakum only 130. he
is anxious for a match with Shafer.
Andrew Kyle, an outfielder, who was
secured from the Akron. Ohio, club,
by the Cincinnati National league last
fall, has been returned to Akron today.
The Naps are shaking In their hoots
In fear oE vaccination. If It should
be necessary to take this step toward
preventing the spread of smallpox, Joe
Birmingham's team may as well count
itself out of the race.
Entirely shorn of pennant hopes.
Navin figures It will make scant dif
ference whether Cobb Is a member cl
the Tigrs or not
u...... vroll flsrnres that he can
i....ji. . i.at OirM of the teams in
f d expects to finish among I
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508 N. KANSAS EI"IC c-.5r5SBiiTm ""
Issues Few Free Passee-Has Good
pride of Manhattan In the three games
Has Good Strikeout Record.
Christy's strikeout record also calls
for praise. If he does as well in the
whiff line this season as he did in.
1908 or in 1903 be will claim his
2500th strikeout victim. He now has
fanned 2261 National league players ia
championship games and 41 American
league players In contests for the
world's title: The year Matty plaved.
the greatest havoc with batsmen was
1903. when he set down 267 batters on
strikes in 45 combats. Five years
later, participating in 5 frays. Mc
Graw's marvel killed off 259 hitters 01
strikes. . -
The number of men Matty has passed
and whiffed since he broke into fast
society will be found below:
National League Record.
S.O. Per B.B. Per
1300 S 10
1901 40 228
1902 35 15
1905 ,..-. 43 20
1906 .... 3 12
1907 41 18
1908 5 259
1909 37 149
1910 38 184
1911 45 141
1912 43 134
Totals ... 515 221 4.20 775 1.6S
Matty's 'World's Series Record.
TEAR G. S. O. Per B. B. P. r
5 1 67
Totals ... 524
2302 8JS 783 2.57
the first four. St o vail Is banking
mainly on his pitching staff to carry
the Browns toward the front. Ham '
ton and Allison are considered come's
who will rank among the best in tho
A check for J3.4S7.08 was sent to
governor James M. Cox, of Ohio. '.
the State Athletic commission, this
sum representing the net proceeds
the boxing carnival for tfao flood suf
ferers held at tie Twenty-second
regiment armory. New York.
DISCIPLINE INVOLVED IN
COBB DISPUTE, SAYS NAVIV
Detroit, Mich.. April 17. Discipline,
not money, is the all important ques
tion at issue In the dispute between
the Detroit baseball club and its star
player, outfielder Tyrus Cobb, who s
now under suspension because he re
fused to accept the terms of the 19 18
contract tendered him by presidetrt
This declaration was made hy Mr.
Navin in a signed statement.
It is understood that 53504 Is the
amount involved in the monetary dis
pute. SONORA TEAM. OF, RAY
WINS FROM HAYDKX
Hayden. Aria.. April 17. The 5au
Pedro baseball team of Hayden met de
feat at the hands of the Sonora team
of Ray. on the latter"s grounds by a
score of 6 to 5. Following were the
line ups: Sonoro, Tomas Rica, p: Lo
pez, c; Eduardo Mata, lb.; Miguel
Michelene. 2b.; Arturo Gonzales, 3b ;
Rafael Michelena, ss.; Mariano Men
dlbles. cf.: Manuel Vanegas, rf.: San
tiago Mata, If.: San Pedro, Artero. P.;
Grange c; Sheetz. lb.; Martinez; Zh ;
M. Salazar, 3b.: Englebom, ss.: Carn
gan, cf.; Aveyta, rf.; Artero. lf.
OIPORD AND CAMBRIDGE TEAM
.MAY MEET HARVARD AND Y4XH
New York, N. Y.. April 17. Track
team representatles of Harvard and
Yale at a meeting held here decided
to extend an invitation to Oxford and
Cambridge universities to send a joint
track and field team to America, early
in the summer to compete with a joint
team of Harvard and Yale.
ORDEMAN BESTS WESTERGA VRD.
Des Moines. Iowa. April 17. HenrV
Ordeman and Jess Westergaard made
short work of a wrestling match here
last night. Westergaard winning the
first fall In 13 minutes and Ordeman
the second and third in 17 and eight
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