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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 27, 1913, Image 10

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pliant Kicking won for the "Maroons.
Norgren outpointed the Purdue men
and gained on each exchange. This
compensated fOrhe slight inferiority
in rushing. And Russell booted two
goals for the Chicago points.
Stagg's men must play improved
football next Saturday if they expect
to whale Illinois. They will have to
meet a diversified attack. Zupke is
not a one-man coach, and his plays
are liable to be carried out by a tackle
as often as by a halfback. The
Maroons must be alert every instant
and must follow the ball instinctively
to cope with this variety of attack.
Northwestern was buried by Iowa.
The game was a farce, the Hawkeyes
parading down the field for touch
down after touchdown.
Michigan Aggies defeated Wiscon
sin, 12 to 7, the" same total by which
they licked Michigan the week be
fore. They proved conclusively they
were -not fluking in the first game
and clearly outplayed the Badgers.
In the East Princeton was dealt a
fatal blow by Dartmouth, the Green
winning 6 to 0. .Every gridiron in the
East was muddy, tut as Princeton
had' the .heavier team this was no
handicap to the Tiger.
Yale was held to a scoreless tie
by Washington and Jefferson, virtual
ly a defeat. W. and J. crossed the
goal line once, but .the touchdown
was dfsallowed,because of holding.-"
Haryaid. polled oyer Renn State,
29vto0, ranflristhe farthest advanced
of anyOf.'tlfe'big teams. Penn tied
Carlisle, 7 to 7, and Cornell took its
third defeat, this time from Pitts
burgh. Walter Johnson of Washington is
pitching for the Sox this afternoon
against the Giants in Joplin, Mo. Hal
Chase is out of the game with an
injury and Sam Crawford will go to
first. Doc White played the bag yes
terday in Kansas City, but left last
night for Chicago. Doc was supposed
to have quit the team a couple of
days ago. Poor fielding lost for the
Sox "yesterday, though Tesreau was
hit hard. The score was $ to 2, .and
the Giants have now won five games
out of nine played.
Over in England they like cricket
because middle-aged men can. play
it. They think baseball is only for
youngsters, full of life, ginger and
virility. They may change their opin-
ion when they see the Sorand Giants
in operation, and decide that baseball
can be played even by octogenarians.
Frank Isbell is thinking of going
along with the Sox and playing first
base on the world tour. He will join
them tomorrow, but has not decided
how far he will go. If Izzy loses his
hat in England it will be all off with
that young man idea.
Ad Wolgast was trimmed in selling
a bull from his farm. Tom Jones used
to handle all the bull for Ad, so the
fighter cannot be blamed.
' Jimmy Johnston, the young out-'
fielder who comes to the Cubs next
spring from San Francisco, hung up
a new numerical record for stolen'
bases in modern baseball in the Paci-S
fie Coast. League season, which clos-5
MBd'yestefday. Jimmy stole 123 sacks,
the season lasting seven months.
Bat Nelson played rococor Stanley
'.Ketchel, indulged in target practice,
axa Mcuoy roae norseoacK, Jim jet-5
fries growled, fished and drank:;
strange things from teacups, Luther
McCarthy threw the lasso, Jack,
Johnson shot craps, Jake Kilrain fell-r
ed trees, and other fighters had train-'
ingistunis squally unique.
But Jimmy ClaBby, star middle
wdghtrnow'qnthe' Pacific coast; has
the very, latest, wrinkle in training
stunts.; Clabby',nas trimmed such
men. as. Sailor Petroskey and Eddie -McGoorty,
and his word is worth
Clabby doesn't wrestle bears or pujl
any .other ferocious stunts. N
He plays tennis.
And 'he insists there is .nothing
like it. .,
'I'SomeMaughed at me," said the
crack middleweight, '"believing that'
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