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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 02, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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Jack Bradley, Illinois catcher, has
been sent to Columbus by Cleveland.
Louisville has held up the deal by
which Pitcher Mlddleton was to go
to the Giants. The Colonels have a
chance for the pennant in their
league, and need the heavert
Maurice E. McLoughlin, the Cali
fornia Comet, is on his way here to
take part in the preliminaries to the
national tennis doubles at'Onwent
sia next week.
Johnny O'Leary, Canadian light
weight champ, was given the deci
sion over Ever Hammer at the end
of 12 rounds in Boston. Hammer
was not as clever as his opponent,
but was in the thick of the fight all
the time and forced the milling. Both
boys stood up and slugged through
out the battle, satisfying the crowd.
O'Leary's margin of victory was
small, and Hammer made friends
among the eastern critics.
Jimmy Kilroy has just secured a
good match for one of his best boys,
signing up Young Herman wih Spike
Kelley for a go in Evansville, Ind.,
Aug. 13. Herman is billefl as the
Canadian welter champ, and has been
carefully brought along by Kilroy.
Jim makes claims of a kayo for his
man. The North Side pilot has also
matched Terry Thomas with Billy
Papke for ten rounds at Terre Haute
Aug. 25. This match will be held in
the ball park.
Thomas is a highly-touted fighter
and has shown championship quali
fications in past battles. If he can
down Papke, who is a fine trial horse
nowadays, he should be in line for
matches with the best boys in his
Little Jockey Raymond Hack, who
was hurt when the horse Just Red
fell during the running of the first
race on the last day of the Hawthorne
meeting, is dead. He never recover
ed from the shock of the trepanning
operation to relieve a skull fracture
performed Monday at SL Anthony de
Padua hospital, and died yesterday.
The boy's home was at Latonia, Ky.
Keep your head steady and do not
let the left heel turn outward then
the body can only wind up when the
arms go back.
Grip firmest with the thumbs and
forefinger; they are not so well
adapted as the other fingers to the
purpose of taking a strong hold, and Mm
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Let the club head lead, the le
wrist turning inward, the arms fol
lowing the club head and the right
hip screwing next.
Don't throw the arms forward as
you start to come down as though
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round in their own way from that
Let the movement of the right
shoulder be steady and rhythmic; it
should have nothing in the nature of
a sudden drop or jerk.
Don't be afraid to hit hard; if you
are swinging correctly, hard bitting
is not pressing.
Keep your head still until the club
has struck the ball.
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