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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXINGS
Chicago, 7; Cleveland, 5.
Philadelphia, 11-10; Washington,
St. Louis, 7; Detroit, 5 (14 in.).
' Cincinnati, 5: Chicago, 3.
New York, 5-11; Boston, 4-3.
Brooklyn, 5-4; Philadelphia,
(first game went 14 innings).
St Louis, 5; Pittsburgh, 4.
, American Association.
. Kansas City, 5; St Paul, 1.
Columbus, 6; Louisville, 5.
Indianapolis, 5; Toledo, 2.
' Milwaukee, 7; Minneapolis, 2.
Indianapolis, 9-0; Chicago, 3-1 (2d
game went five innings).
Covington, 6; Cleveland, 1.
, Pittsburgh, 8; St Louis, 3.
Everything is set for the opening
of the international athletic cham
pionships in Grant Park tomorrow.
Interscholastic athletes will furnish
the attraction the first day and heavy
entry lists have been received for all
events. Oak Park has the best team
of any of the local high schools, but
some speedy runners are here from
prep institutions all over the coun
try. Roberts of the Tacoma, Wash.,
high school, has a mark'of 9 4-5 sec
onds in the hundred-yard dash.
Owner Hedges of the St Louis
Cards threatens to quit baseball if
his team doesn't begin to climb. He
denied rumors of a change in man
agement Paddy Livingstone, former Athletic
catcher, has been sold by Toledo to
Indianapolis for $1,000.
The Covington franchise in the
Federal League will be given to Kan
sas City and the regular schedule will
Birmingham Not Worried Over Job '
Sox Win Cubs Lose. t
Joe Birmingham, manager of the--,
Cleveland Naps, refuses to be drawn, )
into any argument with Ban John-3
son over the tetter's statement that
Birmy is unfit to manage a team in.
the American League because of fail-
ure to maintain order among his i
players on the field. )
But Birmingham, who is now in
town with his team for a series with J
the White Sox, is not worrying over I
holding his job. Dode has made a
hit with the Cleveland fans and will -J
continue in their good graces as long
as he can hold the Naps in the race, i
His managerial ability is too great o
for him to be ousted. Any man who .
can keep a team in the race with
such a crippled squad as Birmy has
been bossing the last few weeks must
have something under his hat besides "i
his hair. s
Johnson's charge against Binning- v
ham was made as a result of a rum-7
pus in Cleveland last Sunday, when -Detroit
was- playing the Naps. Um
pire Egan called Joe Jackson out at
first base. The Slugging right fielder 3
did not make any strenuous kick and
went to the bench. When the Naps&
took the field Jackson stopped at first
base on his way to the suburbs. Here
is what happened; according to as
Cleveland scribe traveling with the
"That was a pretty raw decision,"
said Jackson to Egan. 3
"Go on out in the field," returned
the arbiter. &
"Can't a man talk to you?" quer-
"Hurry along, now," said Egan. J
"Why, the pitcher isn't in his posi- "
tion yet," argued Jackson.
"You're out of the game," exclaim-
ed Egan. 1
Then Jackson said something that-1
wasn't polite. All the conversation