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BASEBALL-SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Charlie White made another won
derful fight in the east, knocking
Young Brown out in the first round
of a New York battle. Brown went
down twice from stiff lefts before
White put a finisher to the jaw.
Charlie's left delivered each of the
damaging blows and the last one put
him to sleep for at least a minute.
White .seems to do better fighting
in the east than in his own neigh
borhood, and, if he succeeds in get
ting Freddie Welsh into the ring he
should bill the battle for New York
or Boston. Welsh must soon fight
the Chicagoan, though it is doubtful
if he will consent to a battle of over
Early today the Desplaines speed
way officials had not vetoed their de
cision to postpone the 500-mile auto
race from next Saturday to June 26.
Traction troubles were given as a
reason for the setback in the date.
Whether the settlement of the strike
will cause the race to be set up to the'
original date had not been deter
mined at noon.
Dario Resta in a Peugeot covered
the track in dizzy time yesterday, av
eraging 110.1 miles an hour. None
of the cars which had their elimina
trials failed to average better than 90
miles an hour, though 85 miles had
been set as the qualifying mark.
If this terrific speed is continued
the qualifying limit will be raised, as
only a- certain number o?"cars will be
allowed to start, because of safety
Francis Ouimet and James R.
Thompson had low qualifying scores
of 171 in the first round of the na
tional open golf championship at
Short Hills, N. J., over the Baltusrol
Connie Mack has signed another
collegian. He is Crowell, a pitcher
from Brown University.
Harrison 1, Lane 0.
Wendell Phillips 3, Bowen L
National League Chicago 4, Bos
ton 0; New York 8, Cincinnati 0; St
Louis 4, Brooklyn 2.
American League. New York 9,
St Louis 4.
Federal League. Kansas City 9,
Baltimore 4; Pittsburgh 5, Brooklyn
2; St Louis 1, Newark 0.
Since reaching their home lot the
Cubs have made no startling strides
forward at the exepnse of the east
ern clubs of the National league,, the
record reading four victories and
four defeats. But there is hope for
better things shortly.
Cy Williams has begun to hit He
started against the Boston Brave
pitchers and in the last two games
has punched out two bingles per bat
tle. And they were solid shot smash
es that left no doubt of their identity
as hits. One was a crashing four
bagger. f Also, Cy punched these wallops
when they would do the most good
for the common cause. Men were
either on base or he started a rally
on his own hook.
Just what this return to batting
form means can be understood when
it is pointed out that for 14 games
previous to this Boston series the
elongated center fielders had made
but two hits, his specialty being pop
ping high flies that were valueless.
He was seldom on base, losing the
advantage the team gains through his
With Williams hitting once more,
Good continuing to hammer out waK
lops and Zimmerman gradually work
ing himself to the top, the attacking
power of the Cubs is no mean force
to contend with. Saier has been a
smart batter all season and Fisher is
one of the best pinchers m the leaguer
Schulte may benefit by the lay-off
he is getting now and come back
with a wallop. Frank was removed
from the game because of s lame-an-j
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