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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 07, 1912, Image 14

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small package for Rausmitt, with
whom our fortunes were going to
rise or fall. This package turned
out to be a tempting Swiss cheese
sandwich. Now, the kid never
drinks or dissipates, but h has
no sense at all about eatmgr. He
was for taking
right away and consuming the
lunch. This created quite a
laugh. T noticed that Wisen
heimer, manager ?for McBruise,
didn't laugh, hut was watching
our corner with an intent expres
sion. My brother reminded
Rausmitt that this was no fime
for delicatessen, and the kid
gloomily laid down the dainty.
It fyas easy to see he wanted to
bite into iff the minute my broth
er's back was turned.
But he wasn't the only one
whose mouth watered for thafi
lunch. Yours Truly had hurried
away from home on an empty
stonilach. I hate to see good food
lying idle, so I reaches up at the
ringside and grabs off the sand
wich. Um-m, it was appetizing.
off the gloves Before the gong rang I was half
through eating it.
Next thing, it seems, I felt
awful dizzy. They were hitting
each other in the center of the
ring, but I had no eyes for it. I
got up and hurried out into the"
fresh air. Even there home look- f
ed good to me, and I just had
strength enough to get there,
crawling up the front stairs with- "
out waking any of the folks. v
That's really all I remember of
the fight.
Jimmy Callahan has put his
seal of approval on the training
methods of Connie Mack, and in
the future the White Sox will fol
low tie lead of the Athletics' man
ager. During the first ten days of
each training season Cal will al
low his men to handle a baseball,
but will merely put them through
stunts that will serve to loosen up
-stiffened muscles and develop
wind. Mack's men in the last few
years have devoted their first
week of training to golf in the
Virginia hills, later going south
' for the real work.
Cal says that when the training
season first starts youngsters
who seek to impress the manager
"kill" their arms by too much
work before they 'are hardened.
Many a big league star, he con
tends, has been ruined by too
streuous early work.
Willie Hoppe last night equaled
the Tiilliard record in the 182
game, running out 400 points in
four innings. His opponent,
George Slosson, strung 32 but
tons. Wendell Phillips High School
will make a trip to the Pacific
coast Christmas week, playing in
Portland, Butte and Astoria.
Tandberg, fullback, has been
elected captain of next year's
Wisconsin football team.
Owner Comiskey of the Sox re
ceived a rude jolt yesterday. In
his statement Thursday he said
his players had refused Lee Tan
nehill a cut of the city; series pursq

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