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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 29, 1913, Image 7

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McGoorty and Klaus In Grudge Fight
Willie Ritchie Arrives.
Dope on the Outfields of Cubs and
Sox Macks and Giants.
11 xuuie luuizuuny gives uits ui
f that is in him tonieht Milwaukee will
see ten rounds of terrific milling
when the Oshkosh middleweight and
Frank Klaus of Pittsburgh clash.
This is a grudge fight, and for that
reason there is little likelihood that
McGoorty yiU lay back and try to
win by cleverness, at which he is
undoubtedly the superior of the
Smoky City man. Klaus has a six
round decision over McGoorty, and
the latter wants to wipe out the mem
ory of that sting.
Klaus is the favorite, on the
strength of that decision and some
sterling fights he made in Paris
against Papke and Carpentier, both
of whom he defeated, Since coming
home he has been trimmed by Jack
Dillon, but this has not hurt him in
the eyes of Milwaukee coin layers.
McGoorty has been training at
local gymnasiums, and appears in
fine fettle. A decisive victory for
either of the men will give him a
claim on the muddled middleweight
title, which is now claimed by a
dozen or so mittmen. A special train
will leave Chicago at 6:30 over the
Northwestern, returning at 11:30.
Willie Ritchie, lightweight cham
pion, blew into Chicago last night
from the coast, inhaled some pro
vender at a loop restaurant, and de
livered himself of a few defis, accept
ed a bale of challenges, and expressed
his real "opinion of Freddie Welsh, the
ijK British champion.
V Diotlia C9UO ha le m&inhaA tn maa-f
-' Leach Cross "in a ten-round bout in
New York Oct 31. He will remain in
Chicago and vicinity for some time.
The champ says he is willing to meet
Packey McFarland if the latter will
.make 135 pounds ringside. He will
make a lower weight for Charlie
Chicago, 1; Cleveland, 0.
Detroit, 1; St Louis, 3 ,(10 in..).
National League.
Cincinnati,2-3; Chicago, 0-5.
St Louis-Pittsburgh, rain.
American Association.
Louisville, 1-3; Milwaukee, 3-0 (6).
Columbus, 13-0; Minneapolis, 3-0.
Indianapolis, 3-0; St. Paul, 5-1 (6).
Toledo, 1-1; Kansas City, 4-0.
Saturday we contracted with our
Constant Reader to compare the
players of the Sox and Cubs in the
city series and the Giants and Ath
letics in the world's series, so he
could lay two bits with hope of a sure
return on the investment All we can
do is to draw conclusions from what
the men have done. There are no
prophets around this department, and
we can't forecast a fellow's actions
two weeks ahead.
So take these comparisops .for
what they are worth. Don't neces
sarily get the rent roll down as a
result Remember that Steve Yerkes,
the Red Sox second baseman, was
considered the weak spot of the Bos
ton team before the posf-season
clash of 1912. He was some man at
the close.
And jjet this. "We are talking only
about a man's ability to play ball,on
the field. We are not doping on a
psychological basis, or claiming a
man. whose father was born in GaL
way is more liable to single with
three on than a gent whose imme
diate ancestor first saw the light, of
day in Munich
Sox and Cubs first, as they are
closer to home. Reversing matters,
well start with the outfield.
Schulte in left for the Cubs and
GhappelUfor the Sox. Immediate
cries of soft for the Cubs. Maybe.
-j.i. SJU.J !'

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