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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 17, 1912, Image 13

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SPORTING ITEMS
v' Standing of the Clubs.
National League. W. L. Pet.
New York. .... ... 74 30 .712
Chicago 69 37 .651
Pittsburgh 65 ! 41 .613
Philadelphia .s51- 54 .486
Cincinnati 51 58 .468
St. Louis 49 59 .454
Brooklyn 39 70 .358
Boston 28 77 .267
American League. W. L. Pet.
Boston ..;.... 76 35 .685
Philadelphia" . .. . .67 43 .609
Washington" 68 44 .607
Chicago . . .". . . '. .v54 56 .491
Detroit T.55 59 .482
Cleevland 51 60 .459
New York 36 72 .333
St. -Louis 36 74 .327
) Yesterday's Results.
National League New York
7, Chicago 4; Philadelphia 5,
Pittsburgh 3; St Louis, 7, Bos
ton 5 ; Cincinnati 4, Brooklyn 3:
American League Washing
- ton 4, Chicago 0; St. Louis 3, Bos
ton 2; Philadelphia 3, Cleveland
1 ; New York 9, Detroifa&- v
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i Even up.
They all look good when they
hit. Tesreau was an unsolvable
puzzle to the Cubs, white Giants
had no rouble clubbing the
shoots of Lavender, Reulbach
and Cheney.
In addition to batting heavily,
Giants ran wild on the bases,
stealing seven times and working
the double steal twice.
Red.Murray starred for New
York. He made two remarkable
catches of fly balls in the crowd
from Schulte's bat, one of them
breaking up the Cubs' ninth-inning
rally.
Murray also stole three bases.
Heinie Zimmerman got two of
the five hits off Tesreau, both of
therq helping to score runs.
Archer's wrist was in such
swollen condition that he was
forced to retire in the eighth in
ning. Meyers poled three singles for
the Giants, Snodgrass, Merkle
and Herzog hitting safely twice
each.
In beating Sox yesterday Wal
ter Johnson of Washington won
his fourteenth straight game,
equaling the American League
record, held by Jack Chesbro.
Johnson gave Sox but two hits,
divided between Rath and Lord,
and only 2 meri reached second.
Ray Schalk made star catch of
foul fly, getting it with his gloved
hand near the grandstand.
Chick Gandil busted the game
in the first inning,-doubling after
Milan had doubled and Foster
singled. Two runs.
Milan, Foster and Johnson
each prodded two hits.
Shanks and McBride were the
fielding stars for Washington.
Shanks made remarkable catch in
left field of a fly from Zeider, and
McBride covered several acres of
ground around short.
Boston Red Sox dropped back
a full game in the race by losing
to St. Louis.
Hamilton and O'Brien each al
1 lowed six hits, but most of-the

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