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Standing of the Clubs.
National League. W. L. Pet.
New York, ..100 44 .694
Chicago . 89 55 .618
Pittsburgh 89 56 .614
Cincinnati 73 74 .497
Philadelphia 69 75 .479
St Louis..,. 59 88 .401
Brooklyn 55 90 .379
Boston 47 99 .322
American League. W. L. Pet.
Boston 101 45 .692
Washington 88 58 .603
Philadelphia 85 '60 .589
Chicago w 73 74 .497
Cleveland 7l 76 .483
Detroit , 68 7p .462
St Louis 50 97 .340
New York 49 96 .338
Zimmerman, Chicago, Nat. -.374
Co'bb, Detroit, American . . . -410
- Borton leads the White Sox
with an average of .351 -for 22
games. Jack Collins is the first
man who has played all year with
.289. John Evers is the only Cub
besides Zimmerman 'in the .300
circle. His mark ia .334.
Leading Base Stealers.
Milan, Washington, Amer. . . 84
Bescher, Cincinnati, National. 61
'National League Chicago 3
4, Cincinnati 10-4 (second" game
10 innings, darkness) Pittsburgh
4, St Louis 0; New York 7; Bos
ton 6 j Brooklyn 3, Philadelphia 1.
American League Chicago 9
8, St Louis 5-2 (second game 7
innings darknessjj Cfeyejand 16,
Detroit 5j Washington 5, Phila
delphia 4 (19 innings).
Fred Toney tried some Louis
ville pitching, but Cincinnati was
familiar with the brand. After he
had been nicked for six hits and
six runs in five innings Fred re
tired and sat in clubhouse with a
bottle of lithia water at his elbow.
Cottrell', youngster from Scran
ton tried his coal shoot (chute
joke) against the Reds. They
pestled it for eight hits and four
Against this collaborative
pitching -was Packard, fresh .from
the American Association. Cubs
made eight hits. '
Reulbach worked five innings
for Cubs in second game, Charley
Smith going to rescue in sixth.
All Red runs were made off Reul
bach. Chicago found Suggs for 12
hits, but they produced sarne
number of runs as 9 Red swats.
Almeida, with single and two
doubles; Severoid, with four sin
gles, and Mitchell and Bates, with
three bingles each, topped Red
"batters. Suergs poked a homer in
John Evers, Joe Tinker and Vfc
Saier did real stickwork for Cubs.
Evers got two doubles and three
singles, Saier a triple and three
singles and Tinker four singles.
EVersalso pulled some swell field
Pittsburgh pulled to within 4
points of Cubs by beating St.
Louis while Reds were winning.
Cooper pitched Pirates to an
easy victory. Stopped Cards with
three wjdely scattered hits andr
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