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New York, 8; Cleveland, 5.
Boston, 6; Detroit, 1.
St Louis, 7; Washington, 6.
New York, 8; Chicago, 2.
Philadelphia, 5; Pittsburgh, 4.
St. Louis, 4; Boston, 3.
Brooklyn, 9; Cincinnati, 3.
No games escheduled.
Chicago, 9; Indianapolis, 3.
Cleveland, 9; Pittsburgh, 4.
St Louis, 11; Covington, 8.
BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL
Ritchie. Matched Again On Paper; I Young Pitchers Score Heavily How
Federal Leaguers Happy, rasr me uuds Are railing:
Bffly Nolan, manager of Willie Rit
chie, the lightweight champion, is
doing the usual stalling preliminary
to a title bout Monday Nolan said
it was practically assured that Leach
Cross would be Ritchie's opponent in
a go July 4 on the coast Now he
appears with the statement that ar
ticles will be signed this week be
tween Ritchie and Joe Rivers, the
Mexican mauler. This means that
Cross will not get the assignment
This is a poor way to get adver
tising for the bout The public is
tired of these paper fights that are
made one day and called off the next
Mike Gibbons far outclassed Cus
Christie in their twelve-round bout at
Boston last night Christie's only
chance was in the fifth, when he
staggered the St Paul man with a
wallop on the jaw. Gibbons rallied
and at the gong Christie was cover
ing up to escape punishment From
then to the finish Gibbons Ingthened
It isja base libel that "jackrollers"
must- serve an apprenticeship as hot
dog howlers, peanut peddlers and
popcorn pluggers in the West Side
ball park before, being eligible to join
"We have had lots of unfortunate
people here trainers, fight camp
hangers-on, etc'Judge Carpenter,
instructing the Johnson jury
After a swing around the circuit
of his organization President John T.
Powers of the new Federal League
said he was surprised at the great
reception given, the league by the
fans. Th executive pointed to the
18,000 crowd in Indianapolis last
Sunday as an evidence of the league's
popularity. The Chicago, team, ac
cording to Powers, is playing as good
ball as some of the major league
This is the day of the- precocious
Strikes against going to school are
being conducted by youngsters all
over the country, and a mere human
over 21 is almost afraid to have an
opinion of his own
It is the same thing in baseball.
The young pitchers are hogging the
limelight this year, and though the
batters are full of opinions they are
not maqe puouc rney are not high
Russell of the Sox, Keating of the
Yanks, Hall of Detroit, Stone of St
Louis, James of the Boston Braves,
Demaree of the Giants and Cooper
and Robinson of the Pirates are a -nifty
bunch of twirlers, and they are
all young men in fast company. Dem
aree, a Chicago lad, had a short trial
with the Giants last year, but not
enough to lift him out of the juvenile
Every one knows about the sensa- '
tional exploits -of Lefty Russell, the
young Texan, having his first sight
of big company as a member of the