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BASEBALL SPORTS" OF ALL SORTS BOXING
RACINE PRESENTS GOOD TEN ROUND FIGHT TONIGHT By Mark Shields A real fight should be the outcome of the meeting at Racine tonight be tween Ritchie Mitchell and Joe Well ing. Followers of the ring game are to be treated to a fine example of mitt work, if the past performances of the two men means anything. Both are excellent bdxers, masters ! of defense and the finer points of the 1 game. And each carries a punch that is much hotter than the ordi nary. In addition to these mechan ical qualifications, neither man in the past has been known, as a staller and hoth are expected to push matters from the first belL Welling has a more pretentious record than Mitchell and pre-battle study gives him a slight edge on the argument. But, in order to -have any margin at the finish. Joe must work every minute of the 30 the two will be in actual combat. Mitchell and Welling have ambi- 'tkms toward the lightweight cham pionship. Both have an eye to fu- ture engagements and know that victory tonight means employment for. good purses throughout the win ter. To Mitchell victory probably means more than to Welling. The Milwau kee man has been coming forward with great strides recently and has drawn the attention of Tom Jones, 1 "manager of champions." The han ! dler of Jess WiUard is ready to take j up Mitchell if the lattejr shows p'os isibflities. He is ready to campaign i Mitchell through the east before big clubs and against the top-notchers of the light-weight division. Welling already has a reputation in east, made in the last few months, and wants to return to that section and busy himself around. New York. . From any standpoint this looks like the best battle Wisconsin has staged for a long time. Neither man is a champion, so each can be ex pected to show some real'fighting. A special train will leave the Northwestern depot at 6:50, return ing immediately after the fight. The appointment of Fred Mitchell as manager of the Cubs emphasizes the -trend of big league owners to ward catchers as managers. Own ers evidently figure catchers make the most efficient bosses. . Of 16 managers in the majors, eight are catchers i Robinson, Brook-' lyn; Moran, Philadelphia; Mitchell, Chicago: - Stallings. Boston, in fthe National league; Carrigan of Boston, Connie Mack of Philadel phia, Rowland of the White Sox and Lee Fohl of Cleveland in the Amer ican league. The efficiency of backstops as pilots is further evidenced by the fact that with the exception of the Giants every big league pennant winner in recent years has been managed by a catcher. Mack won four pennants and three world series; Frank Chance, a catch er before he became a first baseman, won three pennants and two world series; Carrigan two pennants and two world series, and Robinson and Moran each a National league pen nant. Larry Graver, in the box office of the Cort theaterhere, has been made traveling secretary of the ' Boston Red Sox.' Harry Frazee, Red Sox owner, alsc owns the Cort. Indoor Baseball Perez 3, Leo 1. Marquette 7, Commercial's. St And. 6, Immac. Conception 5. , Vilas A. A. 5, Niagaras 0. C. H. 1. 10, Wanderers 7. Centrals 4, White Eagles 2. Clifton Whales 5, Sinai 2. Polish Amer. 21, Hamlin Blues 10. . Training 4 C. 11, Beta Delta 0.