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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 22, 1913, Image 8

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Johnny Coulon to Spend Month in
Open Recuperating.
Here's the latest health bulletin
from Bantamweight Champion John
ny Coulon.
Thursday the pride of Logan
Square will leave for Georgian Bay,
where he will put in a month rough
ing it in the wilds. This time Johnny
says he is sure a month close to na
ture will bring him to perfect phys
ical condition and he will be in shape
to defend his title.
He makes the flat statement that
he will take on Kid 'Williams of Bal
timore some time in September. If
he does not he should relinquish the
title and put it in the hands of a man
able to carry it into the ring,
i Coulon is entitled to a chance to
recuperate, but if this latesteffort is
unsuccessful he will be about
through as a recognized champion.
. The proposed four-round bout be
tween Sam Langford and Charlie
Miller in San Francisco has been can
celed by the authorities on the
ground that the negro is a profes
sional. This could never be said
about the majority of the "white
hope" crop.
Forty or more of the strongest
amateur ball teams in the city will
engage in a play-off to decide the
championship of Chicago, marking
the first time the title has been defi
nitely decided. The winning team
will be given the Robert Schweitzer
cup, donated by-the county clerk last
fall. The contest Is open to all clubs
in the A. M. L., the time limit for
entering being set for next Monday
night. Entries will be received by
Gus Hendricks either at 27 W. Adams
street this week or at the next meet
ing Monday night at 175 W. Wash
ington street Managers must turn
in their eligible lists, containing the
names of not more than twelve players.
Fournier Making Good in Field
Overall Back Again.
American League.
Washington, 2; Sox, 1.
Philadelphia, 11; St. Louis, 8.
Detroit, 6; New York, 1.
Cleveland, 6; Boston, 1.
National League.
Cubs, 6; Boston, 2.
Philadelphia, 3; Cincinnati, 1.
New York, 8; St. Louis, 4.
Brooklyn, 13; Pittsburgh, 6.
American Association.
Louisville, 3; Minneapolis, 1.
Columbus, 6; St Paul, 4.
Toledo, 6; Milwaukee, 1.
Indianapolis, 3; Kansas City, 2 (10)
Federal League.
Chicago, 10; St Louis, 3.
Pittsburgh, 8; Indianapolis, 0.
Kansas City, 7-3; Cleveland, 1-4.
Today, with the memory' of Walter
Johnson as depressing as a horrible
hang-over, we're going to take a lit-r
tlewalk out in left field at the South
Side ball park in search of a ray of
What do we see? You've guessed
it; the manly form of Jacques. Four
nier is discovered draping itself over
the garden formedly cluttered up by
Ping Bodie, who was at his best as
a ground coverer when lying down.
Fournier seems to have found him
self. He is developing into a regular
fielder, and by next spring should be
somewhere near the finished article,
and not finished in the sense that
Pat Dougherty is.
Fournier has been one of the feath
ers blown around by the baseball
wind. Last spring he came to the'
Sox as a first baseman, though hit
ting was supposed to be his main
pleasure. Jacques proved in a short
time that he was not a first baseman,
no matter whether he bore the label
or not He was shipped to the Inter-

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