The University baseball squad was given a long practice on Soldiers Field yesterday afternoon, Coach Sexton devoting a great deal of time to instructing the candidates in the fine points of their positions. Special emphasis was laid upon the handling of ground balls. After the fielding practice Coach Sexton spent some time in teaching the fall-away slide. This play requires much practice, but as it is often the deciding factor as to whether a base-runner is out or safe, the instruction is valuable.
After the individual practice a short game was played between two picked teams, which was won by team B. The playing of Desha and the batting of team B were the features.
The batting orders: