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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 17, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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the second team and was scored on
but once, a triple by Lynn and a bunt
accounting for the tally.
That Sox second team is no soft
assignment for a pitcher. It is as
good a team as some major aggre
gations, and has a fair share of
vicious hitters.
Shellenbach, a semi-pro from the
coast, may be seen in our city. In
the' practice games the youngster
has been coming forward rapidly and
has the earmarks of a big league
regular. It is not probable he will
have his chance the first season, for
Rowland already has four pitchers of
far more than average ability, but a
relief hurler would be a great asset.
At present that duty seems destined
for CIcotte.
Joe benz has the natural attri
butes of a rescuer, with all the re
quired curves and a chance of pace.
But Joe lacks balance and is not in
clined to be steady when picking up
some other fellow s debris.
The Union Printers' bowling tour
nament, open to members of No. 16
only, will be held tomorrow at Ben
singer's Randolph alleys, starting at
10 a. m. Two-men and individual
events are on the card. Entry fee for
doubles is two dollars and a dollar
for singles. Some crack bowlers are
listed among the typos, and hot com
petition is looked for.
Chicago seems destined to again
win first place in the A. B. C. bowl
ing tournament. At Grand Rapids
last iiignt uirk Bros, of the. Windy
City league kocked 3,061 pins, 57
pins ahead of the former record for
A. B. C. competition. The third
game resulted in a 1,102 count, also
a new record. In the singles and
i a doubles there were no changes in the
W first five in either event.
Gov. Whitman of New York has
ousted Fred A. Wenck, chairman o.f
the state boxing com'n, on charges
he was unfit by reason of "his char
acter and previous dealings with oth
ers." Wenck has been in hot water
for months and has been having a
progressive word battle with Harry
Pollok, manager of Freddie Welsh.
Illinois A. C. and Brigham Young
university of Provo, Utah, will meet
in the finals of the National basket
ball tourney at 9 o'clock tonight in
the Second Regiment armory. Yes
terday I. A. C. defeated Montana, 38
to 17, and Brigham Young downed
Seward Park Blues, 27 to 16. I. A. C.
played a remarkable game and the
local team has been made a favorite
for, the title in tonight's game.
Frank Taberski of Schenectady,
national pool champion, will defend
his title against Bennie Allen of Kan
sas City at Akron, 0., April 11, 12, 13.
In the interscholastic basketball
tournament being held at the Univer
sity of Chicago all local teams but
Evanston High were eliminated. St
John's, Freeport and Waite High of
Toledo, with Evanston, make up the
quartet that will fight in the semi
finals and finals tonight. Si, John's
closed yesterday's bill by eliminating
Wendell Phillips, 29 to 17.
University of Chicago track men
defeated Northwestern in a dual
meet in Patten gym last night, 49 to
37." Binga Dismond, hitherto un
beaten quarter-miler of the Midway,
took second place to Smart of the
Purple in the relay. Dismond had a
ten-foot margin when, he started the
final lap, but finished two yards be
hind the Northwestern flyer. Dis
mond won the 440-yard dash with lit
tle trouble.
Grand Rapids Y. M. C. A. swim
mers in their own tank defeated Ev
anston Academy natators, 35 to 34.
Grand Rapids won by copping the
relay. The teams divided eight first
Jimmy Duffy beat Bryan Downey
in ten fast rounds at Buffalo.
In a private bout in Austin, Frankie
Banner knocked out Mickey Ander
son in one round. K. 0. Meyers of
Whiting performed the same feat
against Joe Pick, and Young Harson
and Young Ashland went four rounds
to a draw. Meyers, a rattling good.

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