The Salt Lake Tribune from Salt Lake City, Utah on June 22, 1921 · 8
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Wednesday, June 22, 1921
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! "?r . . THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 22,1921. ONCE -MORE WE START WITH AN ACE IN THE HOLE BEES BEAT OAKS I IN GAME FILLED ; - WITH HARD WORK At San Francisco Salt Lake 6, Oakland 5. At Los Angeles-Sacramento 4, Vernon 5. . At Portland San Francisco 6, Portland 3. At Seattle-J-Los Angeles 4, Seatte 5. BpeeUl to The Tribune ' ' SAN FRANCISCO Cal, June 3L Salt Lake celebrated the hottest day of the season here by defeating Oakland, 6 to 5. In a keenly eon-' tested struggle. The Bee early assuming the lead Later they relin quished It. but finally wound up on the long end of the ecore Each club used two pitchers, Rieger being replaced by Levftrenin the seventh and Alten up planting Arlett In the eighth Aside from the heuvy hitting of the winners. Strands fielding featured Twite he proved the thorn In the side of the Oaks, making difficult catches in crucial crises In the seventh he picked Guls-to drive alt the right field fence and again in the ninth he scaled the fence and plucked Millers drive as easy as though he were picking cherries Bees Open Briskly. v Salt Lake assumed the lead In the sec ond. Jourdan singled to right Strand wag Tilt with d pitched ball and Jenkins beat out an Infield tap. W Ith the bases loaded. Gay singled Into center and Jourdan and Strand counted Rieger sacrificed, but Biglln and Sand were yy outs. . Oakland annexed one in ths fourth on successive hits hy Guisto, Brubaker ana Koehler, and tied the score in the fifth on Cooper s infield single and Knight s long double to left. alt Lake broke the deadlock momentarily in their half of the sixth when Jenkins singled infield, took second on Arlett' a wild throw past first and cored on Sigins single to center Oaks Make Three. Oakland took the lead In their half, scoring three Brubaker and Koehler singled Arlett forced Brubaker at third, and Pinelll also was disposed of, but Cooper drove one to the fence In right and by dint of fast sprinting readied thiid. Koehler and Arlett scoring Wills bounced a single Into right field that tallied Cooper. Brown, who was In hi element all day, started the seventh with a single to right. Jourdan s hard smash to deep center netted him two bases and scored Brown. The eighth proved the undoing of Ariett and promised victory to the Bees Leverens started trouble with a double against the high screen in right field biglln sacrificed Arlett became unsteady and walked Sand Mltxe at this period motioned his big pitcher to the benth and sent Alien In Wllholt could not decipher Alten s left-handed quirks and fanned Brown, however, took It upqn himself to win the game and Sent a short spiral to center that fell Just out of jreach of Cooper, and Leverens and Sands scored. That ended the scoring for the day. Summary Innings pitched Rieger 6. Arlett t 1-3 Stolen bases Siglln, Brown, Sand. Three-base hit Cooper Two-base hits Wllholt, Guisto. Jourdan 2 Knight 2, Leverenx, Koehler Sacrifice hits Rieger Pinelll Hlglln Bases on balls Off Rieger 2, off Arlett 1 off Alten 1. Struck out By Rieger L by Arlett 2. bv Leverens 2, b Alten 1 Double plav Mltxe to Knight Runs responsible for Rieger 3, Arlett 5 Credit victory to Lev-srenx Charge defeat to Arlett COLLEGE BASEBALL NEW HAVEN Conn , June 21 H.rrsrd too, the first gam. of the series with Isle Mai 4 to 2 Score R H E Hervard ... 4 11 1 Isle . .2111 Rstterles- Hob bo aad Morphy; Robisons and Peters MUT1 AND JEFF - CHAPTER I Telling How Plenty of Perspiration Finally Prevailed. SECOND INNING. Salt Lakw Jourdan singled to right, and 6trand was hit with a pitched ball. Jenkins beat out a hit to third, filling the bases. Gay singled to con-tor, scoring Jourdan and Strand, Jen. kins taking second. Rieger sacrificed, Koehler to Knight, who covered, runners advancing. Siglln hit to Plnalll, who throw out Jenkins at home, Gay going to third. Siglln stole second. Sand fouled out to Koehler. Two rune, three hits, One hit batsman, one sacrifice hit. FOURTH INNING. Oakland Miller filed out to Strand. Knight grounded out. Sand to Jourdan. Guisto singled to conter, and Brubaker alngled to right, Guisto taking third. Koehler beat out a hit to Biglln, Guisto scoring, and Brubaksr taking second. Arlett walked, filling the bases. Pinelll filed out to Brown, Ono run, threo hits, ons walk. FIFTH INNING. Oakland Cooper beat out a hit to Jourdan. Wilis was. out, Rieger to Jourdan, Cboper taking second. Miller grounded out, Gay to Jourdan, Coopsr taking third, Knight doubled to loft, scoring Cooper. Guisto popped out to Gay. Ona run, two hit. SIXTH INNING. Salt Lake Jenkins beat out a hit to Arlott, and went to second when AHstt threw wild to first baao. Gay was aafa on Knights fumble, Jenkins going to third. Rieger filed out to Brown, Jenkins being held" Siglln singled to left, scoring Jenklna, Gay taking second. Sand hit to Arlett. who tagged him, the runners advancing. Wllholt popped out to Brubaker, One run, two hits, two errors. Oakland Brubaker singled to center. Koehler beat out a hit to Rieger, Brubaker taking second. Arlett forced Brubaker at third. Rieger to 8ano, Koehler taking second. Plnalll popped out to Sand. Cooper 'tripled to center, scoring Koehler and Arlett. Wills singled to right, scoring Cooper, Miller filed out to Brown. Throe runs, four hits. SEVENTH INNING. Salt Lake Brown alngled to right and Jourdan doubled to loft, scoring Brown. Strand was out, Arlett to Kjnlgh to Qulato, Jourdan taking third. Jenklna struck out, and Gay grounded out, Pinelll to Guisto, Ons run, two hits. EIGHTH INNING. Salt Lake White playing shortstop for Oakland. Levtrenx doubled to center. Siglln sacrificed Leverens to third, Arlett to Knight, who covered. Alten replaced Arlett. Sand walked, Wllholt struck out and Sand Hole second. Brown alngled to center, scoring Leverens and Sand, and went to second on the throw to the plate, Jourdan grounded out. White to Gutato. Two runer two hit, one sacrifice hit, one walk. STANDING OF THE CLUBS. J 3 . ?3 San Franciaco Sacramento Seattle Lot Angeles Vernon Oakland . Salt Lake .. Portland . 71 e io 8 21 6 S' 3 81 7 1 SI 2 4 1' 2 II 2i 9 8 471 .610 8 5 10 45, .584 8i 6 44. .579 .534 .532 I 2 11 38 .521 3' 271 .375 3 8' 1171 239 Lost 30 32 32 34 35 35 45 54 Lynch Makes Short Work of Opponent NEW 30RK. Jun, 21 Jo, Lynch, world' bantamweight champion, knocked out Sammy Sundow of Cincinnati In fifty-five eeonls of fighting In th, opening round of a ten-round match at an open-air arena tonight. Jo- Burrnan, Chicago bantamweight, and Jack Sharkey of New York went tea round to a draw Sandow opened with a left awing on th, champions jaw which sent I.ynch half wav across the ring Then Lnch tore in with Uft hooks and right smashes to the jaw sending the Cincinnati hoy down three tlm for count of seven nine and ten ending the bout In a hurry Lea' h Cross ewr York lightweight who reientlv returned home from th Paoifk earned the judges decision over Gene Dennont of Mem; his, Tenn , In ten round. - - Some Class to Joes New Billiard FAMOUS STAR FOR BEES DUFFY LEWIS IS COMING GEORGE E. (DUFFY) LEWIE Should Give Salt Lake Much-needed Help in the Outfield and at Bat. Announcement was mad, last night of the acquisition by the Salt Lek, baseball club of George E (Duffy) Lewis Lewis Is said to have left New York last night for Salt Lake He will ba in the Bee lineup next week, when the club returns home Duffy Lewis la on of th famous outfielders of baseball For many years he was one of the celebrated Boston American, outfield trio, composed of Trl bpealfer, now manager of the Cleveland club, Harry Hooper, now with the hite Sox, and Lewis Two jears ago Lewis wsa transferred to the New York Americans and last spring he went to Washington Owing to the fart that he has been ten years in the majors, he was entitled to and received his release as a free agent and as such ha has accepted term with Salt Lake. Should Be Big Help. Th addition of Ltwis should be of tremendous importance to the Bees The btrenthcnlnf of the outfield by the coming of a ball plaer of lewis' reputation, following close upon the heels of the purchase of two pitchers is evidence that the management of the club Is determined to pull it out of the ruck, if such a thing can he done Local fans will be greatly encouraged by the recent acquisitions of the Bees, and no doubt the sport in Balt Lake will witness a corresponding revival of interest , George Lewis Is a Californian and has a beautiful hume at Doyea Springs, where the Bees have trained during the last two preparation seaweis He was born at fan Francisco April 18. 1&S8 His height is five feet, eight inches and his weight is 178 to 189 pounds He bats and throws right handed and for manv years was rated the best throwing outfielder in the American league He is a product of St Marss college, Oakland, the school which has turned out so many great baseball p'sver His first professional engagement was with Alameda in 14u4 He played In the Coast league a few years and went to the Boston Americans in 1410, w'here he remstned until he was transferred to the Yankees two years ago Tip From Johnson. Salt Lake -as tipped off to lewis status as a free agent by Ernie John son, last year manager of the Bees and now with the IV hlte Sox. Lewis record for last year was-Batting Games, 107, at bat, 360, runs. .4, hits, 99, total bases. 121, two-base hits. 8, three-base hits 1. home runs. 4; sacrifice hits. 16. stolen bases, 2,r bases on balls, 24, runs batted in, 61J caught stealing, 8, struck out, 32, percentage, 271 Fielding Games. 99; putouts, 182, assists, 14, errors, 8, percentage, 961 In 1919 Let is hit 272 and fielded .985. being charged with only four errors. tr Athletes Are Chosen for Pasadena Games BOSTON, Mass , June 21 Earl Thomson, the Dartmouth hurdler, Intercollegiate champion, and Harold Cutbill of Boston univ erslty, "hav e been selected by the Boston Athletic association as added members of 4)ie New England delegation to the national truck and field championships at Pasadena, Cal., on July 4. Cut-bill will be entered In the half mile and Thomson In the 120 and 229-yard hurdles Ja k Rjdeg, the Boston A A. coach, will direct the New England contingent, which a ill Include Jimmy Connolly, Jake Driesiott, Ned Gourdin and Fred Fuller, th athletes chosen by the New England A A U. The Oxford-Carobrfdge teams of English athletes may meet a team of California collegians at Pasadena, after the games with HarVard-Yale and Princeton -Cornell teams, it sat learned today B. G D Rudd, captain of th Invading team, and President Robert Weaver of the A A. C are said to be corresponding preliminary to arranging such a meet to be held early in August. Pocatello Indians to Play Idaho Falls Spool a I to Tbs Tribune. POCATELLO, Ifla., Jun 31. Th9 Pocatello Indians will play the Idaho Falls Shamrocks next Sunday at the Pocatello Brady park. Th park ha been drained from the overflow of the Portneuf river and is in good shape for a fast gam The next game away from home will be with Rigbv on Wednesda According to fans who actompanied the team to Idaho Falls last Sunday, the Indians Mew up in the seventh and the game went to the Shamrocks with the score of 16 to 11 Phillips for the lo-ia, pitrhed steady ball with good support until in the fatal seventh, when an errrvr with the base full started the fireworks for Idaho Fails. Parlor Beat Angels in Close Game, Schneider Saves Tigers, Seals Defeat Beavers. By Ualrwssl Service. SEATTLE. Wash June 21 Continuing their victorious run since their feturn home, the Indians defeated Los Angeles In the opener today, 5 to 4. At 4nUi- LOB ANGELES 1 SEATTLE AB U H 0 A I AB K H O.A Stats cf.. 4 112 1) Lane rf . 6 14 4 0 MrAuly ss 4 0 2 4 2 W UtrsI 5b S 0 0 0 2 KiUefir.lf I 0 0 0 Bates lb . 4 12 10 Grtm.lb8! 112 Oj 4 0 1 9 0 Crwfrd,rf 2 0 110 Knwrtj 2b 4 1 S 4 1 Nlehof 2b 4 0 0 1 4funfhmlf 2 2 2 2 0 Zeider 3b 4 10 0 llHtumpfaa. 2 00 1 S Btaaage.c 4 0 2 8 1 Tobin e .. 4 0 0 2 1 Relnhrt p 3 0 1 0 6i Suborr.p.. 4 0 2 0 1 LamH lb 4 1111 McLabe. 1 0 0 0 0, Totals 35 4 2 24 10 Totals . 23 2 15 27 9 Butted ter RaiaUart la akutb. cert to innings, los Angeles Kuna ,0 110 Htt. i 112 Seattle Run 02010920 2 Hits 23020122 15 Summary Error Ze idee. Lane. Bates Btrach dot By Bcborr 2, by Reinhart 2. Base on belle OCf Bcborr X off Ketnbart I Two beat hits McAnley, Btanage, fltats Cunningham. Double -play Betnbart to Mehoff to Griggs ftacrtftce bits BtooipC-'B MhAlflej. Craw Uni, W intent). Wild pltcb Behorr Bun responsible for Bcborr X Reinhart 3. Ximo 2.00 Umpires Byroe and Toman. 0 0 04 0 0 19 SEALS WIN OPENER FROM PORTLANDERS By Universal Service. PORTLAND, June , 21 San Francisco celebrated Its arrival in Portland today by pushing the Beavers another length down the toboggan, defeating them, 6 to 3. At ForDaS5 BAN FRANCISCO 1 PORTLAND AB K.H O A AB R H 0 A hick If . 3 0 2 3 ( Gen in f . 4 1 2 2 1 Rath Jb .3011 Si Krug 2b .30183 Cavency se 4 113 4lcox,rf. Ellison cf 3 2 2 1 0j Hale 8b 3 0 4 0 4 1 4 0 8 1 4 8 3 8 1 18 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0( onnll lb 8 2 2 12 0. Poole lb FtsgrU rf 8 1 8 0 21 Walter If Kanimfb. 2 0 12 V Baker, c. Agnew e 4 0 13 2 McQusld.p 3 0 0 0 8 Me ss Johnaon.p. 8 0 xFlsber 10 19 0 Totals .82 6 12 27 15 Totals ..85 8 12 27 18 sBttH for Johnson hi ninth. Blots by innings. San Francisco Kuna 0001 0208 3- 0 Hits 1 1 1 1 1 3 0 8 1 -12 Portland- Runs 0 1 0 0 0 0 9 1 1 - 8 HUs . 1 2 0 11112 312 Summary Error Hals 8truck out By Me- Quaid 6, by Johnson 4. Bases on balls Off MrQitaM 2, off Johnson 5 Two-bass htto ftrklek, Pools, fox Mss. Hats Homo ruts OTonnell 2 Double plars Halo to Pools to Halo, Grain to Knur to Raker Sacrifice hits McQuaid, Kb mm Hit with pitched ball Baker Wild pitch Johnson 2. Buna responsible for MQu14 8, Johnson 8 Tims of gamt 2 hownu Lmplres Ciotev and Finnoy. TIGERS TAKE FIRST FROM SACRAMENTO By fniyerwil Service. LOS ANGELES. June 21 Th Tigers outhit and outplayed the Senator today, winning 5 to 4 The visitors treated Love rough In the first three innings, but they couldnt do much with Schneider, who relieved him on the mound At Lo. Anc-lr SACBAMBVTO I VIRNtV. - . ABRH0 A I ABRH0A Mltfgn 2b 6 0 0 2 41 Smith 8b 4 0 0 2 0 Kopp If . 8 2 0 4 0 Chdbrn cf. 4 0 0 8 0 PUkSb... 4 12 2 l1 High If 4 0 1 1 I HWhn rf 4 0 8 1 0 lb . 4 2 2 11 1 Motwt. lb 4 0 0 T 1 Fdngtn rf 4 0 2 1 0 Hran rf.. 4 1 1 8 0 Hannah c 4 12 4 1 Orris.... 4 0 1 2 2 Vrvneh a. 4 1110 took .. 8 0 0 8 1 IOarai.n,2b 4 0 8 8 4 Prrxisbp. 8 0 12 lianp ... 0 0 0 0 1 t Hoar ... 0 0 0 0 0 tlrovk ... 1 0 0 0 0 (Fenner.. 1 0 0 0 O Schnldr p 8 12 0 1 T'd.l. 86 4 826 111 Total.. 96 8 19 27 0 Hnnh-oui n Edlnyton s interferrace in second lnntnr tKos rsn for Orr la ninth jpFnntr httd for Prougb in ninth I Alone k httd for Lavs In tktrd Boors bv lnntnffl Sacra mrato Lev Thrr base hltHhevbn dornun Two-bse hits Hvatt, Bheetmn Pick Hansh, French Rims batted In French Praner Bhra ban Pick. Hannah High. Gorman (Helen ban Kopp. Sacrifice hit Cook Btntok out Bv Lora by Pomrh 2- Baoes o balls Off Levs 1 Rutia rcsponalhle for Love 2 P rough 2 Three bits 3 runs 13 st bat off Lots in 3 Innings Cbarse defeat to Prongh Credit victory to Bchsetder Double plav Orr to Mc-Gaffiean to Ilollwif. Tims 1 5ft, , Umpires Csaey asd Phyla. NCPH1 TO PLAY HEBE. NEPHt. June 21 The Nephi ball team will go to Heher tomorrow to play a return (tame with the Wasatch boys Last Friday Heber defeated the Nephi 'team on the home grounds In a slow game, the ecore being 10 to 8 (Copyrifht, 1921, by H. 0. Flaher. Trade Mark Reg. U. B. Fat. OT ) Second Baseman Wins California Girl for Bride W, I. (FAODYl IGL'tN. Special to The TrttmM. SAN FRANCISCO, Jua XL P4dy Big Hn and Miss Mary Rjrma, a looa) girl, were united In marriage tonlfhL Paddy blushtngly admitted early la the day that the Impending wedding wee the culmination of a war romance Slglla mot Mtsa Ryan while he wna an enlisted man at Letterman hospital. Ml Francisco, during th war. WILD HEAVES AND SUCH Th days best hitters. - - AB. H. TB. Pet. Koehler, Oakland ...... 4 4 6 1 008 Leverens. Salt Lake 11 L000 Brown, Salt Lake... -. I 4 4 .800 Lane, Seattle 5 4 4 .800 Hale, Portland 44 .7o0 Kenworthy, Seattle ..... 4 13 .754 - - 4 3 3 .750 Schorr, Seattle Sheehan, Sacramento ... 4 3 8 .750 . 4 3 3. Gorman, Vernon 4 3 3 .750 O Connell, San FTanciseo 3 2 3 647 Fitzgerald, San Franciaco 3 2, 3 667 Schneider, Vernon ...... 3 3 3 .667 Jourdan, Salt Lake...... 5 3 5 .600 Brubaker, Oakland 4 3 2 ,500 Cooper, Oakland ........ 4 2 4 .660 Genin, Portland .........4 3 ? 600 Mee, Portland .......... i 3 3 .508 McAuley, Los Angeles... 4 2 8 .600 Stan age, Los Angeles. ... 4 2 3 -600 Bates, Seattle 4 2 2 .500 Pick, Sacramento ....... 4 3 2 -.500 Hyatt, Vernon 4 I 3 .600 Hannah, Vernon ........ 4 3 3 .500 Edington, Vernon 4 3 2 -606 Kamm, San Francisco .. 3 1 I 506 Home run hitter O Connell, Ban Francisco 2. The eerie stand- Salt Lake non 1, Oakland won 0. San Francisco won 1, Portland well 0. Sacramento won 0, Vernon won I. Los Angele won 0, Seattle won 1. m Winning and losing pitcher yeeterday: At San Francisco Leveret! x. Salt Lake, winner. Arlett, Oakland, loser. At Seattle Schorr, Seattle, winner; Reinhart, Los Angeles, loser At Los Angeles Schneider, Vernon, winner. Prough, Sacramento, loser. At Portland McQuald, San Frandeco, winner; Johnson, Portland, loser. Bpectel to The Tribune. VN FRANCISCO, June 21. Todays game was witnessed by th smallest crowd of the season and one of the smallest seen here in years, not more than 300 being present. , In the seventh Inning Brubaker unleashed his repertoire of portentous words upon the head of Umpire Ted McGrew and na banished to the show era Cravath Is tickled over th acquisition of Pitchers Poison and Kallio from Portland and says they will be of great help to him Both are due to join the club tomorrow. The Bee were fortunate in getting these twlrlers, a both Oakland and San Francisco had deals pending for their service. The Salt Lake manager will have to release one plajer when hi new athletes Join him, but he has not made up his mind at this time whnt player he will let go. ' Ropper. a tall rlght-handod pitcher, who performed In the Canadian league last season, worked out In e Salt Lakw uniform today and may be ecoorded A trial. .... .. Butch Bvler, who was spiked hL-Li hand Inst week In Los AngelesNno not in uniform today. Ho will be out of harness th restofth seek. Special to The Trlbss SACR 4MENTO, June 21 Carroll Csn-f'eld, the phenomenal southpaw of th Chico high school, who hung up an enviable strikeout record this year, may be given a chance with th So Ions. Skipper Bill Rodeers has been keeping en eye oa the youngster end may pull him Into TASTE CF P -7 Champion Knocks Larry Williams for Two Goal, and Then Takes Renault ATLANTIC CITT. N. J-, Juri 21. T Jack Dempsey tested his knockout punch today and Larry Williams, a veteran, fell victim to 1L Dempsey was fighting mad after ha had boxed the first two rounds with the elusive Eddie O'Hare, Neat York middleweight , Williams slipped through th ropes for the third round. Ha seemed . to he giving Dempsey a good workout, when the champion whipped over a left book to the chin. Williams aprawled to the floor, Th surround had not gone a minute when tlmcsy-waa called, so thdt the dased 'William could recuperate. After a brief rest they mixed furiously again. In less than thirty seconds williams was completely knocked out. Dempsey started a "one-two punch and put more power behind It than he had Intended The champion's left thudded to Williams Jaw He stiffened suddenly and started to sink Dempsey, Intent on following It through, failed to see that Williams had been hurt. Ha crashad over a right-hand punch oa the other aid of the Jaw. It partly turned Williams around and ha fell heavily to th canvas. Dempsey quickly picked Williams up and staggered to Ills corner, where Ber- nard Dempsey, the champions brother, administered first aid. Williams did not fully realise what had happened until he waa out of the ring. Dempsey apologized. After this round Dempsey cut hi boxing with Jack Renault to ona round. Ha went after Renault furiously. GEORGES LETS HURT PARTNERS TAKE REST MANILA S8ET. N Y., Jun 21 George Car pen tier s chief sparring partners. Paul Jour nee and Italian Joe Gan, were nursing sore spots and grouches today and th challenger took advantage of their Indisposition to rest He waa on th road this morning and spent a short tlm In the gymnasium this afternoon Journee was suffering from a broken nose as a result of his defeat by Charlie Weinert In Brooklyn last night, and Cans declared his stomach was still aching from the punishment administered hy Augle Ratner. , Carpentier became Interested in a little boy who hung over the front gates, waving at him, this afternoon. He went down to the fence and th child began speaking French H proved th Be the 6-year-old son of a Frenchman who lives near by. Picking soma roses from the yard, the challenger gave them to the child, then called Trainer Wilson to escort the youngster across th road. Carpentier is afraid that soms of the children who play In the roadway will be struck by passing automobile. ERTLE WILL REFEREE GEORGESJACK BOUT NEW YORK, Juno 2L J Harry Ertlo of Jersey City will be selected by th New Jersey boxing commission tomorrow to referee the championship Demp-eey-Car pen tier fight on July 2. This announcement was made by Joseph Cassidy, secretary of th commission, mho declared It was found at an informal conference of the commission today that Ertle was satisfactory to all parties concerned. Ertle, who la city marshal In Jersey City, has bad ten years experience , as referee He waa referee of the match between Carpentier and Battling Levlnsky at Jersey City last October Other important bouts at which he officiated Included the flyweight championship match between jimmy Wilde and Mickey Russell, the bantamweight title match between Pete Herman ana Harold Farese; the featherweight title bout between Johnny Kllbane and Frankie Burns, the match between Benuy Leonard and Johnny Dundee for the lightweight crown, the Brttton-Ted Lewis contest fer th welterweight title, and the bout between Mike O Dowd and Augio Ratner for the middleweight championship honors. Coast society at the first opportunity, providing Canfield has a desire to try out. a a Two releases handed out Saturday night reduced the number of plaiers on tho Portland bench. On of them went to Speck Harkness The veteran haa been' working out with the club a couple of months, trjlng to get hack his old pitching stuff. Evidently McCredie figures that he is through The other release Went to Willi Bptler, utility lnflelder. Butler filled in at third base for the club before Sam Hal arrived from Detroit, and did It pretty well at that. His hitting, however, has aot been good But there Is quite a little baseball left In Butler yet and he ought not to have much trouble catching on with a Northwest club at either short or third If he wants to play In that circuit. -Portland Oregonian. By BUD FISHER - f i. .1

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