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American League Chicago 7,
Detroit 3; Philadelphia 3-3, Bos
ton 2-5;. Washington 6, New
York 5 (16 innings).
National League Chicago 4,
St. Louis 0; Philadelphia 10, Bos
ton 0; Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 4;
New York 6, Brooklyn 1.
Jimmy Lavender is some pitch
ing kid. He shut the Cardinals
out with five singles yesterday.
In the last 31 innings he has
pitched the young spitballer has
not been scored on. The Reds
scored on him in the fifth inning
June 24. Since then he has blank
ed the Pirates twice and the Cards
once. , .
Lavender and Cheney, two
rookies, are the backbone of the
Cub staff right now, and are
.keeping the West Siders in sec
Timely hits by Sheckard,
Schulte, Zimmerman and Tinker
scored all the Cub runs.
Harmon allowed Cubs but
seven hits, but five of them were
bunched in two innings.
"'Weaver and Callahan', assisted
by Collins and Bodie, batted out
a victoryover Detroit,
Ed Walsh stopped Tigers with
seven hits', Crawford whanging a
triple and Stanage a double and
. Callahan blew himself to a sin
gle and a pair of triples, Weaver
smashing a single, double and
Sox got 13 hits, good for twen
ty bases. '
Bush and Weaver, rival short
stops, were fielding stars. Tiger
accepted 11 chances without a
slip, and Buck took care of nine
grounders, messing one. ,
1 Both teams suffered from heat,
,and Lord and Vitt were forced
Rollie Zeider relieved Lord.
!Cal is not placing Rollie back on
first, fearing to break up the pres-
'ent combination, which is a win
All lovers of American ath
letics should cheer up. The
United States has won the prize
in sculpture at the Olympic
games. Some honor in athletics.
The real athletic carnival opens
in Sveden today, with the pre
liminaries in the 100-meter and
800-meter runs and javelin
According to one of the bril
liant sport writers in the accurate
Record-Herald, Johnson gave
him an "anti-fight statement."
After reading an account of the
fiasco, there are lots of people
who Will give out "anti-fight
statements. we presume the
sport writer means an ante-fight
Rivers and Wolgast will prob
'ably be matched for a return fight
Labor day. Referee Jack Welch