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BITS OF SPORT
American League "Chicago 4,
St. Lcuis 0; Cleveland 8, De
National League Pittsburgh
9, Chicago 0; St. Louis 8, Cincin
Ed Walsh pitched White Sox
to victory in the final league game
Dn the South Side. This gives
Walsh the honor of opening and
closing the season with a win.
Eleven Browns whiffed and but
three hit safely. Shotten bagged
two singles, Brief soaked a double'
and Pratt registered a single.
Baumgardner of Browns was
great except in one inning. He
allowed only six hits, but four of
them were grouped in sixth
The careening Cubs crashed in
to third place because of a defeat
Marty OToole allowed the
Cubs but two hits, passed five
ind breezed seven.
Richie, Reulbach and Smith all
cracked before Pirate onslaught.
Hyatt poled four singles, Wil
son smashed a triple and homer,
Byrne and O'Toole each got a
tingle and double and Butler
imassed two one-spots.
Murphy is to build a $70,000
steel and concrete grandstand, to
be completed before the National
League season opens next year.
Work will be commenced within
Seating arrangements for 30,
000 will be provided. The stand
will differ from others in that the
lower tiers of seats will be slight
ly below the level of the playing
Cleveland finished its home sea
son by walloping Detroit.
Eight of the seventeen hits in
the St. Louis-Cincinnati game
went for extra bases. '
According to reports from
Boston, the Red Sox have cleaned
up $200,000 for their new owners.
Saturday's football results
brought, forth many upsets in
form. Minnesota was trimmed by
Dakota, the big surprise in the
conference games. Indiana found
In the East the big reverse was
the defeat of Cornell by Colgate.
Harvard and Yale were each held
to a single touchdown by minor
teams. Admirers of the Princeton
Tigers are gloating over the 57
points rolled up on Stevens,
which heretofore has always giv
en the Nassau men a hard fight.
Joe Mandot and Ad Wolgast
have been matched for a bout in
New Orleans, Nov. 2. In the city
proper fights are not allowed to
go over ten rounds. In Jefferson
parish a 20-round bout may be
pulled off. For this reason the
exact location pi the scrap has not
been decided upon.
In the' five years from 1906 to
1910 the consumption of ice
cream in the United States ad
vanced from 55,000,000 gallons to
100,000,000 gallons. Last year
about 120,000,000 gallons, of this
delicacy was eaten by Americans
an average of 5 quarts per