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BASEBALL-SPORTS OF ALL. SORTS BOXING-
Both Sox Teams. Lose On Coast
Schaller Bought by ,Cal. v
It is pretty tough -when, you- pitch
one inning of a sixteen-inning game
and then.are charged. withits loss., i
This was tbe'fate of Doc Yvhite
against the Venice team -yesterday,
the coast leaguers winning, 2 to 1, in
16 innings. Walsh, Smith and Benz
had pitched he first 15 innings and
left the score tied. Three hits.off Doc
beat the Sox.
The Sox again showed weakness
at the bat, getting 12 hits during the
Benz pitched nine full innings doing
some fine Work.. Only three hits were
made off him and the'Venetians were
easily kept away from the plate.
A- couple of nifty pegs by Mattick .
and. Collins cut down two runs. Col
lins also made three hits'Mattickge)fcr
ting two. ' u " k
Gleasdn!s second also lost, being'
shut out by Oakland,.. 2' to 0, Eddie
Cicotte pitched for "the Sox and was "
not hit hard. ,
Kid Gleason played second base
and soaked two hits, leading the
The two Sox teams in 25 innings
managed to score one run. That is
some weak record in the slugging
Callahan is loading his team with
outfield material. Walter Schaller, the
Detroit outfielder, has been bought
by the Sox and will report when the
team comes east. Schaller broke his
leg last season, but up to that .time
was one of the heaviest hitters and
fastest runners in the American As
sociation. Jennings recalled him this
year, but liked the looks of other can
Billy Walters and Spike,Kelley have
been signed for the- next boxing
stiow in, Kenosha,. April ll.i The;men
are to make 145 po.unds-at'3 o'clock.
Cubs May Go to Kansas City No
The Cubs 'have "finally located in
Louisville, where they were billed for
a series of. four games. Weather con
ditions have put a crimp in the plan,
and .if President Murphy can get in
communication with Manager Evers
the team wili protfably be ordered to
Kansas City to "get in a few licks of.
outdoor work before 'coming to Chi
cago to open the season against St.
Since leaving Tampa bad weather'
has been, encountered at. every stop.
But five exhibition games have been
played and the frequent work on the
hard, floors, df gymnasiums is begin
ning to tell on the men, who were in
excellent condition, when they left
Florida. They were in better shape,
to start a big. league campaign two
weeks ago than they. are. now.
Should the team remain in Louis-,
ville, without a chance for outdoor
work the players will be in miserable
condition. There is no chance for
the scheduled exhibition games in In
dianapolis, where the park is under
water and probably destroyed. The
only hope is to get into Kansas City.
It.might not be a bad plan for Evers
to bring his team, directly to Chicago
at this time. There is promise of
fair weather and two hours of out
door work in the middle of the day,
even though the temperature is not
broiling, would be of more benefit
than gymnasium stunts.
Catcher Jimmy Archer will prob
ably make no effort to join the team
before it reaches home. He will take
his practice with the University of
Chicago squad at the Midway and
also help Stagg coach the varsity ball
.tossers. Jim will, undertake no stren
uous work, and is not liable to ex
hibit his snap throw to second to the
collegians, but he will get the kinks
out1, of his' arms and legs.