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up the regular line-up. at the begin'
riing-of &e"season. 'Larry Cheney
will have a!' chance' in a couple of
practice games, tend, Lefty Leifleld
will also be. .given more yrprk to do.
Lavender and Richie .are in the best
shape of the 'last year -men. t
, Leach Cross sprang-a sensation in
New Orleans last ..nights when he
forced the backers of Joe Mandot to
toss up .the .sponge in the tenth
round. The .finish w,as, a surprise.
Mandot had a shade, on. the New
York dentist, until. the .start .of, the
ninth, rqund. Then Leach flashed a
right, to the Southerner's jaw and
Mandot dropped. For the rest of the,
session Leach knocked Mandot down
as fast as he could get up. There
were five knockdowns in the round.
Mandot was helpless at the start of'
the tenth, and when. Cross flopped
him with a right jolt at the first ex
change his backers gave up. This is
the first time. Mandot, who has bat
tled Wolgast, Ritchie and Rivers, has
even been stopped.
The chesty White Sox received a
jolt to their pride yesterday when
they were only" able to beat the St
Ignatius team of , San Pjancisco by
the score of 4-to 2. .Going, into the
last inning: the Sox were behind, 2-to.
1. Two.;men got on with one. out and
BuckvWeaver plastered a homej: that
copped. - -J
Three hits were all the Soxicould
'collecrirom the slants of a collegian
pitcher, Smithy Douglas.. and Healon.
yielding to tne 'ran 'ran youtns.
After the game there" was nothing
to which, the Soc could "point with
pride" ""except the cleanliness -of Joe
Benz, who was pushed into the swim
Two games will be played by the
first squad in Sacramento today,
Benz, Walsh, .-Mogridge and Lange
being scheduled' to go a short dis
tance in the box.
Kig- Gleasoh is driving the second
team of, Sox hard at Pasadena, the
manager of the recruits.being deter
mined to develop a man or two who
will displace some of, the players now
with Callahan in the regular line-up.
A muddy field forced the Tigers to
confine, their work to batting prac
tice at Gulfport, Miss., this morning.
If tne field is in condition late, this
afternoon Jennings will send his men
against Tufane University. ,
'Jack Dillon took some of the rriido
dleweight championship aspirations
out of Al Rogers at Altoona, Pa., last
night, beating', him-at every stage of
the game. - ' , "
Wildcat Ferns was given the deci-