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broke a finger on his right hand
and will be forced to cancel sev
eral fights he had billed for the
Bauer is no world beater, and
it is hard to tell just what Willard
would do against a really good
man. His cleverness last night
was surprising, his fast footwork
being a revelation td the fans,
who thought such a heavy man
would be slow.
Eddie McGoorty and Freddie
Hicks fought ten tame rounds in
New York, and the verdict at the
end was a draw. Hicks at times
outpointed the Oshkosh middle
weight, who seemed to be work
ing under a pull. When McGoor
ty cut loose, especially in the
ninth round, he rocked Hicks'
head with a succession of rights
Rudy Unholz, Denver dish
washer, shaded Joe Phillips of
Providence in eight rounds at De
v Jack Dillon and Leo Houck
hooked up in a bout at Philadel
phia that was a joke. Houck re
fused to weigh in and had many
pounds advantage over Dillon.
The latter tried to fight, but
Houck avoided swapping blows
when he could. Dillon had the
advantage of what little fighting
Prank Farrell has completed
arrangements for his Yanks to
play their games on the field of
the Giants until the American
League team gets its park built
in New York.
Joe Kernan, a Chicagoan, who
made a good record last year
with' Oshkosh, has signed a
White Sox contract.
Connie Mack is having more
trouble, according to reports from,
Philadelphia. Chief Bender and;
Frank Baker have asked for more
money. Baker will get it, but the
chief, who was out of condition
last year, has a fat chance.
Johnny Dundee gave Willie
Jones, the Brooklyn feather, the
most severe beating of his life last
night in New York. Dundee is
after Johnny Kilbane, champion:
of the class.
Donie Bush, Detroit shortstop,
has signed his contract. Bush was
a hold-out last year and did not
come in until the season had
started. He learned his lesson, as
he was away off form the first few
Oscar Stanage, Tiger catcher,
has returned his contract un
signed, demanding that Navin
come across with $1,500 more.
Jimmy Clabby is ready for his
bout in Denver Friday night with
Howard Baker. As soon as he fin
ishes that fight he will leave for
Milwaukee, where he meets Kayo
Brown of Chicago Jan. 31.
Louis Drucke, pitcher from
whom McGraw expected great
things, has been sold td Sacra
mento of the Pacific Coast
League. Drucke hurt his arm in
1911 in a subway accident in New
York and has had trouble with it
since. He secured damages from
the traction company.
Hugh Bedient of the Red Sox,
whose pitching put Boston in a
position to beat New York, has
signed his contract. He is the
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