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BASEBALL-SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Charley White, the local light
weight, seems to be in the midst of
one of his good fighting streaks. This
is the time for him to capitalize his
ability and go after some more good
battlers while he is in the throes
of a spurt.
White in the past has been a spot
ty fighter, good fight arid bad fights
.iltprnntinf nftpr his nnmfi in the rec
ord book. For that reason h'e has no
risen nigner in tne iigntweignc am
sion. Just at the time.when he would
be expected to surge forward with a
resounding smash he would come a
cropper and lose the prestige of his
really excellent battles.
Licking Hal Stewart Wednesday
in, Fort Wayne was no mean per
formance. The Chicagoan knocked
Stewart cold in the sixth round and
had received only one hard blow him
self. Stewart has made a name for
himself recently. He gave Freddie
Welsh a real tussle and repeated
against Milburn Saylor.
White may keep his hand in with,
a battle again Red Watson, the Cali-"
Pitcher Stewart of Wendell Phillips
high pitched a no-hit, no-run game
against Hyde Park, Phillips scoring
Good cards in all divisions have
been arranged for tonight's amateur
boxing tournament at Forbes' gym.
Another good amateur show will
be put on at Bernstein's, gym, Gar
field blvd. and Prairie av.
It is reported that Benny Kauff has
been fined $1,500 by the Tip Tops for
leaping to the Giants. It is said the
Giants have agreed to refund the
amount when Kauff is free to sign a
Austin 12, Marshall 6.
Englewood 13, Lake 1,
St. Cyril 14, St. Philip 13.
Oak Park 9, U. High 2.
Thornton 5, Evanston 1.
National League. Brooklyn 3,
Chicago-2; Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia
1; New York 4, Cincinnati 3.
American League. Chicago 4,
Washington 3; Boston 4, Detroit 2;
.New York 6, Cleveland 1; St. Louis 6,
Federal League. Brooklyn 6, Chi
cago 1; St. Louis 9, Baltimore 0; Kan
sas City 12, Newark 1; Pittsburgh 12,
As long as Jack Fournier wears a
White Sox uniform Walter Johnson,
the American league speed king, will
never find the South Siders a soft
team to down. Through a freak in
the relations between certain batters
and pitchers, -peculiar to baseball,
Fournier finds no difficulty in hitting
safely against the Washington wiz
ard. Though Walter may be mowing
down the other batters, up steps
Fournier and clouts heavily and ef
fectively. Last season he made lots
of trouble for the jumper, and this
season he is starting at the same clip.
Two hits he made yesterday, though
only one counted in the scoring, and
each was a single.
The terrific power of Fournier's
drives was illustrated in the seventh
inning when the Sox counted thrice.
Eddie Collins started with a walk.
Then came Fournier with a smash at
Morgan, the Washington second
baseman. Morgan touched the ball.
He couldn't get out of the way. It
smashed through his hands, slapped
him flat and rolled a short distance
Into the field, allowing Collins to
reach third. A single by John Collins
and some poor work by Washington
players allowed the Sox- to score
But without Fournier's gigantic
smite they "would have been held
away from the plate. Jack has a sys-
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