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. Standing of the Clubs.
National League. W. L. Pet.
New York 102 48 .680
Pittsburgh 92 57 .617
Chicago 89 59 .601
Cincinnati 74 77 .490
Philadelphia 73 78 .483
St. Louis 63 88 .417
'Brooklyn 58 94 .372
(Boston :' 51 101 .336
American League. ' W. L Pet.
Boston 104 47 .689
.Washington 91 60 .603
Philadelphia '90 61 .596
Chicago "...76. -7(5 .500
Cleveland 74 77 .490
Detroit h: 69 82' .457
St. Louis ..;'.. 52 100 .342
New York '.': . 49 102 .325
National League Brooklyn 8,
'New York 3; Boston 14, Philadel
American League Chicago 7,
m. Detroit 2; Washington 4, New
York 2; Philadelphia 4, Boston 3.
-Ed Walsh primed himself for
the city series with a sit-hit game
against Detroit. Sox pounded
Washington took a firm grip
on second place by beating New
) York. If they lose today and the
. Macks win the two teams will be
This is the highest standing,
"" ever attained by a Washington
.' Marquard held Brooklyn for
five innings, re ri ring, in favor of
jy iltse. Brooklyn got to Hooks i
for four runs and repeated on
Curtis, former Cub, was a bear
against the Giants.
Otto Hess, pitching for a tail
end team, made it eight straight
by beating Phillies. Braves foiled
up an avalanche of hits.
Boston' Red Sox were defeated
by the Athletics because of punk
baserunning. The encouraging
feature from a Boston standpoint
was the ease with which Carrigan
stopped Athletic base runners.
With games today and tomor
row against St. Louis the Cubs
wind up their season. Chance has
his pitchers working hard to be in
shape to face the Sox.
President Lynch of the Nation
al League has refused -to allow
Horace Fogel an umpire for the
Philly-Athletic series because of
Fogel's criticism of the arbiters.
Marcel Moreau, French welter,
beat the "Dixie Kid," an Ameri
can scrapper, for a $5,000 purse.
The bout went 15 rounds in Paris.
President Ebbetts of Brooklyn
Nationals has bought the Newark
International League franchise.
Football becomes a major sport
today, when the big teams in all
parts of the country get into acJ
tion. In the east none of the larg
er colleges have hard games.
Chicago and Indiana and Mich
igan and Case should furnish the
best sport in the middle west.
Boston and New York, cham
pions in their respective leagues,
wind up the season today.
- Murphy and Quinlan' All
Stars have reorganized and are
out to play all 105-pound teams.