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SATURDAY. APRIL >«. t»»T.
Real Pennant Battling to Start Sunday, When Flag-Chasing White Sox Come to T<M| mm wßb ff \ w -■ Vs C4/ZCrvC# ftr* SOMK piping hoi pennant brawling wUI be dished up at Mr Navtn •> outdoor palace of nwat Sunday afternoon The aame dish. Rerved with tobasco aauce, Is on Ihe menu for Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday The White 801 are coming and whether or not these rleror young gentlemen from Chicago leave town a* healthy *s when they arrived will have a big bearing on certain perplexing matters that wt come to a bead next October It Is very likely that the Tigers will not win the pennant this seaaon unless they whale the tar out of the White Kox and It la likewise vet*y probable that the White Sox will not cantei ... li'Zf. <h.> <>'"<■.,V„ .» op.. Tlf." «« W« «ra« hunters <»f skill. Detroit won 15 of 12 games from Chicago l ? shat fact made this hamlet runnerup to Boston tn a li|h ’ r * . Issirolt captured only eight of 22 games from Chicago in 1!1«. wl IJJ fact made the Hose runnersup to the Red Sox In another quite r g fag frolic The White Kox toted about the same strength In 1815 that they t ad tn 181* So did the Tigers Why Detroit should clean up with Chicago one year and curl up the next may appear to be Just one of thoae elusive things that puts a punch Into the national pastime. But there Is no m'Mt-n about it. I»etrott failed to exert Its oldtime jinx over Chicago last because It wae against the White Sox that the feeble pitching staff of 1. 16 d ,d its worst. The Comlskeyteera picked on the Tigers when the pick mg happened to be softest Coveleskle and I»au*s had »0 <M?lcago The role snared five out of eight start, sinna a.id IHmss snagged three out of five. Thoae were g .. Tiaer complete the 181* conquest of the Hose by our No oth g heaver won a lone decision over the Kox. say the ret or Chicago scored eight runs in e’ach of two games that they won from Detroit last year. The Boi scored six tallies in each of two other triumphs over Tlge. Thetr winning counters were twelve, nine and seven in other victories. That account. Xor .even miserably pitched games and that I. half of the Chicago wins. Once last year the Ttger. scored nine runs against Chicago and lost. Another time they scored six runs and «oTh« -comm, four run. .nd two runs and lo.t Pitching of even ordinary merit would have bag**d sev •ral of these decisions. May Do Bettor. WE still string along with the assertion that the Tiger slabbing staff is much Improved this year. The samples served this spring promise greatly Increased strvugth. Ordinarily *<><"' pitching last year would have evened up the Chicago'Detroit inter-city series to such sn extent that It would h»ve given this city seroml place and probably the treasure flag The Whit* Kox seem stronger than last rear only on first base, and that Is not likely to make much difference to the Tigers, because John Ness always did hit Bengal pitching mighty hard There are only two good reason* why Detroit may not return to something like thair 1915 mastery over the Sox are 1-aber and Williams Faber won all four games he started against Tlge last yeat and Williams captured three of four decisions. IJow these two fellows get along with Detroit this season is likely to bes big pennant factor. If the weather is warm tomorrow. Manager Jennings expects to pitch Ifirry Covsleskie. The program for the Chicago series calls for the Pole in the first game. James is slated for the Monday contest. Plhmke will go Tuesday, and Dauss will conclude the series, proriding he gets in some good practice before then If Georg. I« no* in top shape. Jennings will choose from Jones. Poland and Cunningham Hughey is rearing to start Jones. The lad showed so much In two Innings Wednesday that it seems impossible to keep him out. He has the stuff, all right, but the first time a smart club get* at him. he is very likely to be bunted out of the box Carroll never will be great until h* learns to held hts position. Until he develops In this respect, probably he will be held In leash for relief work, despite the temptation to Use his tipping curva tn regular turn. Hughey Win* N>T manv days ago Hughey Jennings fired a broadside, st the lax en forcement of the balk law. complaining that the tolerance of the umpires had made baserunning s lost art and robbed the game of many a thrill It ought to have. Hughey's notion is to compel the umpires to enforce the balk law to such an extent that players ran again run the paths without fear of unfair deception on the part of pitchers. One of the most Interesting portions of Hughey s lecture was that which dealt with a comparison of base running In the old days and nowdays. There wasn't a club in the American league last ye„r that could average a atolen baae a game There were five clubs In U. Johnaon's circuit that couldn't average two thefts in three jousts. Jennings aava that tn the nineties, when runners could start with the pitcher's motion without fear of Illegal delivery, each good club had at least four men who could among them steal 2uo sacks a season. All this dope was boiled in Texaa. where old lime records were scarce. Now we have the dope on Hughey. He was modest. The Big Four of the Orioles actually stole 7U9 bases in three consecutive seasons! Here are the amazing figures |*nft i sea i swr Jmnlnla ?? > Keeler 21 TU Helix .... W Tat ale -- - : ■- *«* **«• *** And in those days Philadelphia bad Billy Hamilton—the 100 or no count Tally trail burglar-and Boston had a crew fast enough to make the Orioles squawk oftener than once In a whUe Httghey can crab about modern base running all he wants to. He totes a license good in any state of the Union and Canada. Walter at the Gate RECENT compilation of attendance records at Navln field brought out ihe fact that until last Wednesday, both the top record and the second record belonged to Kabbaths w lien Walter Johnson pitched against the Tigers, and that the Cleveland park record la also credited to a Sunday afternoon when Walter dished up a few smoke bails for the boys That ought to prove something concerning the ability of a star pitcher to draw at the gate A fellow like Johnson or Alexander can work only once in four days, but he can give the turnstile a hot box on that fourth day. Walter will have two chances this season to take a pot shot at the new Detroit attendance record created Wednesday. Washington #ill be here on Sunday, July 7. and on Sunday. August 19. Maybe the July date will not be in the championship class, because on the preceding Wednes day the White Kox will play a double header here in celebration of Inde pendence day. The August Habbath has record possibilities. * MicKigan'ti Super-Je.vs J 1 ESS WTU.AnOli* ti.~ Twrtght champion of ths wortd chiefly because he Is six feet and half tall, has « reach of nearly 84 inches, and weighs t#6 pounds when In fighting trim. He possesses wallop, en durance and boxing skill, but these talents are offset by a gentle soul that finds no Jol In battling. The blggent champion the fistic world ever had. Is the verdict on Jess. That’s the bunk. The biggc.-t boxing Champion the wortd ever had belong* to Mtrhigan. He was born In this state in 1820. He won his title In IMS and held it two years This Wol verine king of fisticuffs was six feet. 11 inches tall, and weighed 820 pounds. Hla name was Charles Freeman He left Michigan to play strong man in a circus. For such a whale, he was quite agile and found pleasure In spar ring A promoter discovered C harley In a side show and Induced thla prehistoric beef trust to go to England as a fighter. Freeman agreed and learned to bo* while on shipboard, bound for Europe In all Europe there was only one man who would fight Freeman The daring one’s name wa» William Ferry. He was later to become known as the Tipton Slasher, heavyweight champion of England. Freeman outweighed the Slasher 116 pounds and had 10 Inches In height on the little fellow. The articles called for a bare knuckle encounter under the Ix>ndon prise ring rules, and the winner’s reward was to be |sf>o In coin of the realm. Here was a championship fight that was a scrap It lasted two days. For 70 rounds on the first day. the 190 pounds of Slasher pummelled the 820 pounds of circus freak Then fog compelled a postponement. For 89 rounds on the second dsy the 190 pounds of Slasher pummelled the 120 pounds of Michigan frontiersman. At the end of round 109, the Slasher punched himself out He dropped to the ground In his exhaustion and was disqualified. Freeman took the puree, proclaimed himself rharppion of the world, and like Willard, found worthy foemen scarce Only on* challenger took a chance with the American Hia name wi4 K'd Tuberculosis, and he won by a technical knockout at the end of two years, when the Old Referee with the Scythe mercifully stopped the tight to save the beaten champion from further punishment. Burned Out at Twenty-one. & ■’Kive.t” Jf AT The age of 2.1 SL k 2 I * A N oh b o y , ( < \VJ wmember ' c&bf-,\ l ' ' ) \ \ WHO. *0 A \ \ \ ” I I WAV»«RA«? \ [ k / \ y ME IS ONLY Zi YEAftS . WT y Jy OCO NOW— AMO forgcSTten ! \ r ■ EDDIE HANLON FOUGHT 20-ROUND DRAWS WITH a CHAMPS - ATTELL AHDTbuNG CbCBOT | AH. VWEN HE HE WAS'THCu’AT 21 ■ I| 1 1 rousaT Owen Moean By ROBERT L RiPLfcV. “Kewpie’’ Ertle may retire from th< ring unless he regains his form Aitho but 21 years of age. EOrGe f»ara that he ia '‘slipping”—that hr hn» b'lyn-d himself rut. Ertle is just another Instance cf many hovers who have found them selves “has been*” at the age wbep they could be the great “! am'*’ Ihe prise ring la a bit too atrenuous for undeveloped boys. Be warned' The most famous instance of youthful folly Is Eddie Hanlon Ed die Hanlon was s wonderful fight er. He began at the age of !5. and at the age of 17 he fought 20-rouud BOLAND ON SUB IN FINAL GAME Beraie to Go After Indian Scalp; Tippecanoe Club Day at Navin Field Two down, hut with 152 holes to play, the Tigers are ready today to tackle Cleveland’.* Indians In the dual game of the opening serU«. There Is no chance to win the series, because the first two games went to (hi visitors, and Ihe third was post poned because of cold weather No congest is too trifi!ng to overlook In this league, h iwever. and Tlge is d-'srm ned to g ugc at least on? decision out of the FohJli'-s before they leave town \Unnft>T Jennings announced this morning that he would pitch Bernle Boland In the Saturday contest He: ate usually Is poison for the Indians, and when he last appeared this sprit.g. p*- had a lant ball that tv.is better than any thing he ever «how, and tn this ctt> There Is Ilk*’y t.» be a bit of ro mance connected wl*h Bernie's slab I -ng est >rts tins sfte»r<oon At tin mart of the irt *tn- trip, the .It: ••gtn lender anno t r>l liu> • n*. ig«- tn* nt lie had planned to wed soon after the season started, end It has teen suspected tjgpt the wedding hells would ring the day after he pitched hts first game of the *ea*on. The Cleveland pitcher is expected to be either Klepfer or T-ambeth. hut the adverse weather condition-* may induce Manajtcx Fohl to mange hts plans. In fact, the game mr.y be called ».ff again beenuee of the cold, b.ut the policy of the Detroit club is nev--r to postpone a Saturday or Sunday game if there Is m ble rhanre to pl«). The Tippecanoe Athletic club will be the fans of honor at Navin field today. Members to the number of 1.400 havs made reservations and will parade to the park In autonso- Lilea. Not the least Interesting fca ture of Tippecanoe club Uny will b« sn Indian band of 50 pieces. FORDNEV WANTS TO WAR TAX BASEBALL WASHINGTON. April 14 Sports have entered the high cost of living lists On the theory that all sporting events baseoall. pugilism, horseracing. etc.—are luxuries. Rep Fordney, Michigan Friday on the floor of the house urged a special tax on nil admis sion tickets to such errnts as a means of raising additional funds for the nation to rstry on the war DETROIT TIMES diHWtt with two cuampiona- Ait.*-i and Young Corbett —who had jus: whipped Terry McGovern He also beat Benny Yanger the same year. It was the first time that Yanger was ever defeated, and he was In his prime, having a short time previous knocked out Attell, Young Corbett. Harry Forbes, and won a decision over George Dixon However, *t the age of 21—an aye «hi(4 should have been Ms bvst, Hanlon was absolutely thro-- a wonderful career was ended Take K O. Brown Happy' croup eyed little ‘'Kayo' was • •ba-* been'* at the age of 24. He is ai moat forgotten now—and he is not STANDINGS AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDING. W L Pet W L P- t t'l»T*l'd I 0 I.OAA St. Lula I 1, .'>oo Honor I 0 1.000 Detroit o "00 Aiih n 5 0 1 000 v. York 0 ? non Chicago 1 1 too Athlat ■ 0 2 000 )«IHrdi; a bur*. < ’laraland In Detroit. Beaton In N*w York. Washington In Philadelphia. Chictfu In St. I»ula. rrUir'i s*»«uit». r’laveland - Detroit—fold. Boetnn-New York-—W'et ground* W»«hin*tnn - Philadelphia W>t ground*. Inning* 1 > I 4 i « 7 * % H If K Chicago . 0 0 A 0 | 1 A 0 I—3 <t 2 St Louie .1 0 A 2 0 1 A 0 • 4 * A Ratterlee--Faber. Danforth »n«l Schalk Koob. Sot heron and Mat* Umpires—lflldenrand and o'l/>u|hlm NATIONAL LEAGUE HTtHDIIG tY L Pot TV T. r » Ch Ira go S 0 1 000 St. Lula 1 2 *'l f'htllioa. 1 0 10 On Boaton. o l "An N. Tork I « 1 009 Rrnrk’n ft l oon flncl tl. 1 1 00? Ptttab h 0 1 .<*aa ftatardar** Raair*. St T»ule In Cincinnati N#ar York In Horton Pbilllea In Brooklyn. • ’lttaburgh In Chicago Friday’a fteaalta. Inning* I23«sa:ai P UK St lunula. . A 1 a a a a ; a A .1 a £ Clnclntl ..0 0000000 2 2 * -3 Batteries—Stoat and Snyd*r. J>lit<h all and Wlngo. I mpirti— Riglat and Orth N'aar York Rn*ton Rain Philadelphia - Brooklyn ">t ground*. Inning* 1 I t t t « ? t • R H K Pmabu'gh | (t| » M * 0 2 ChM ago I 1 000000 *. a * A Rattarlaa—Mamaua and Schmidt Tteuther and Huhn. Dmplrea Klrtn and Knalta. “Y” HAS TOURNEY FOR KID TEAMS Tha Y, M C. A. thla month mil give the Junior basketball laam* of tha city an opportunity to plar out a schedule for tha Junior champion abtp. Tha Aral gamas will ba played toi.ight. tha toumtmant starting it ? o'clock at tha "Y* gym Tha fal lowing church taama will play out tha Arat round tonight; Campbell II R u. Herman Bapt'it Blmpaon Tabarna< lava. Trumbull Aranua Praahytarlan Brlatah Bible Claaft va. Martha ffolma* M K Scoval Memorial Preahyterian ve Central M R North Woodward M It vi Red Brick* Jahnsan Win* Olda bant Saga, SO to 37 ard Johnson baat Olda. 50 to 37. In th* city championship fourttay play *t three cushion* at Sweeney-Huston's Friday. Freddie w etag tSe Msk«w*daht ‘ h*ni*t*« Ha* added a tag-acre tract la Raw Jean*? ta at* realty balding* —By Ripley. t|>UU .4 . I .iff ol . ~i»>-*n, uu d**i the skilful handling of Ihin Mor grn, reached the summit of his fame at the age of 2d. when he whipped Ad Wolgast. then champion of tbe w-ortd and knocked wit "Harlem Tommy*’ Murphy In one round He wr.s then matched with Matt Wells, champion of England at the time, ard the bout drew a record gate for lUht weights—something over 830.- not). Frankie Neil of Fti«co. the han tarn champion in 1903 04. won and hst the Mile he wraa oil enough to vole He quite the ring entirely soon after his twrvmty third birthday. DEVONSHIRE OPENS MAY 12 Date for Opening Racing Season Across River Is Set In less than a month, horsemen who patronize the Canadian racing circuit will know where thsy stand on the shipping proposition. It has benn Intimated that they will have difficulty In securing special horse trains this year. It Is announced that the Devon shire track, at Windsor, will open May 12. That will be the t-lgnal for Bowie. Hot Spring* and Tijuana horsemen to «hip into Canada for the summer.. In case the Dominion government refuses permission for the special trains, many horsemen probably will lexve their steeds at Windsor all summer long They ran do that with some profit, oe cause there will be six meetings on three tracks over the river this year. !>evonshlre purses will total 190 each da\. Ther« will be a >l.- PPO feature race, one fkUO event, thres |7oh scampers, and two nutri bers worth ff>oo ea< h In charge of the judg* s' stand thl-* year will be Martin Nathanaon. and his aid will l»e Willmm Morrison. Judge Ste I‘lerre and Charles Campau. M. I. A. aTtEAMS GET STARTED M.rn*v MW»K \luiJ : 4 —Mfc-hl van intercollegiate baseball Is get ting a running str-rt this week '•his afternoon Albion college will play Kazoo Normals on the Albion i amond OUvwt i«.*.l**d Ypsilanti Friday and took a 7 to 1 trimming olivet was |e* down with four hits fcy PoWers Hillsdale tackled Kazoo Normals at Hillsdale yesterday, and was defeated, a to 2 JU4KK AYO HU KH BEBSEQ Steamers for Cleveland, Pittsburgh and points Cast and South. 10:45 P. M. daily, Cantral tima. Pares: Cleveland, $3.50. Pittsburgh, SS.SO Steamers leave foot of Third avenue STUAM'lllirt <TIj~N A R D B«|«Ur e««MKf»r e*4 Terse «rrri<-»« NKW YORK—LIVERPOOL NIW YORK PALMOU T H LONDON NEW YORK—»RI»TOL Drefl*. Hm*i OrOere. Melt er Tetele. fJrenr Vtritetn. Irrlanf, lra*> flMTta, Male. For further Information apply *1 »TAT* ST. A. Y. a* Lmbl Aawu STATE BOWLING MEET BEGINS Down Teams to Compete at Schmidtke’s Drives in Opening Program Twelv# five-men teanta, represent Inf Detroit. Port Huron, Saginaw. Grand Rapids and latticing, will clash tonight at the Otto Kehmldtke •tileys. Brush and MncombsU., tn the opening rounds of the annua* stale bowling tourney. Rolling will be in two divisions, starting at 7 4.* o’clock and at 10 o'clock The line up for the opening night is as fol lows: First Sqn n a ■( 7i4A p. mi. Alley Name and Captain 1 Elk* Knight*. Gd Rapids. O It. i'urrv 2 Empire. Uneng A. U llarb 1 Hiudebaker Corp.. Deiratt, A M Messier 4 Cal-le Puno Cos.. Detroit. Wm. MacDougall 5 l-eibnld * Detroit \V . Lang S River aides. Port Huron L. R. Morton Vrr.ml «<«*4 at Kt.SO p. an Nam* and »'ity Captain—Alley Massey*. t*etrolt .. . .. S. Massey 1 Lnshe'a Tailor*. Detroit. T W Klnnell 3 Voss Tire A Rubber Cos., Detroit. I* It Voss 3 Van Dveren, Saginaw.. F Brhoer 4 Co-mey A Smith, Saginaw, M Cooney 5 Valley Home. Saginaw..J C. Oeder • The tournanvenl will continue un til April 24. Secretary Neszler an nounce* an exceptionally large entry list this year and an increaa io prize money of no less than SI,OOO over normal yeara. Six alleys will be in use for the stale tourney all the time, and Mr. Schmldtke has made speclnl preparations for the com fort and pleasure of the tournament bow |ers Jnmes C. Ilasa. owner of Ik* Cleve land (min. has latest*-* sino.noo In »rs platers alnee hr laah .ter the Indiana a >ear a«s Pennsy Athlete to RetattjfH Sport and Prepare for Waj 300 Trained Athletea Ready for Bugle Call PHILADELPHIA. April 14—Th*' t’UlviTslty of Fenosylvnlla xihletlr • warn*, without a Ringte exception, b* gan their dally military training ‘hi* afternoon under Maj. M J Pirkering, ihe graduate manager of athletics, who served on the Meat <utn border laai summer. The crew, baseball, track, la -1 rosse. swimming wrestling, gyro, football and taoekry teams all • timed out and there were 100 cf •be finest athletes in the country ir the first of the r* gular drills. Penn intends to push her military campaign, and not only will th*» I.sffh undergraduates continue their work with Maj. William Kolly. TT. 9. A., but Maj. Pickering plan* to make s b'g drive with hia athletes. Hr Will teach them all the drill cone, an ddevelop them Into exper* rifle- shots, bridge builders, and road makers. The Red and Blue athletic teams are all continuing thetr athletic training and will complete their schedule. Penn will hold apriug football practice anti Head Coach hob Folwell has completed plans to work out some 250 knights of the pigskin. Folwell will direct the work for about a month. The Instant that Secretary cf War Baker informs Penn that her sons are needed, every athletic rehedule will he abolished, some 2,500 under graduate* will be swept Into a unit by Maj. Kelly and Maj. PAIGE Most Beautiful Carin/hnerica NATURE is reawakening. 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Onrn Evenings und Sundays PAIEC* SPORTING LCGION Wlkki : » FURNitH sue ertAMfeflp NKW YORK April I^HMM mmvv S moeefutto Heat '■Jtimuriur chaeera -la lho fMfjßi attracttoa to recnil*a 'li»* aportlng i-gion today. j| There are more* of tMgiyHH apt t*u boata than there art aMfljfl An a refttilt men looking for flfiQ mediate action are eaaliy acttfil modated In tbla branch of |9B aervice The ‘porting legion flB composed entirely of mag have followed athletic It nee. ] » Irkenn* will have :UK) athletaa ■»»•*» er nny purpose that l ucl* la J tray deair*. | Moran l«at« Cowtor. 4 NtW YORK. April 14,-JWt M Drove that he U n* good M WtyfM Fulton. Frank Moran last MIJP Knocked out Tom Cowlar Mb 4M 'ourth round of a echednled bout her*. Cowlar never 111 11 t hanre J o^l th« 4*r Its-til Cam Am, DUf : NM Plmm Mi ISS4 far CM* PAGE 9