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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Cubs Can Get Home on Train,
Anyhow Sox Sock Sox.
STANDING OF THE TEAMS
W. L. Pet.
New York 61 26 .700
Philadelphia 50 34 .595
Chicago 46 43 .517
Pittsburgh 45 43 .511
Brooklyn 39 43 .476
Boston .". 37 49 .430
St. Louis 35 54 .393
Cincinnati 35 56 .385
W. L. Pet.
Philadelphia 65 27 .707
Cleveland 56 37 .602
Washington 52 39 .571
Chicago 51 46 .526
Boston 43 46 .483
Detroit 39 58 .402
St. Louis 38 59 .392
New York 28 60 .318
Indianapolis 45 30 .600
Cleveland 41 34 .547
Kansas City .... 37 35 .514
St. Louis 36 35 .507
Chicago ...34 38 .472
Pittsburgh .-. 28 49 .364
Boston, 7; Chicago, 5.
Washington, 8; St Louis, 8 (15 in
nings; called, darkness).
Philadelphia, 4; Detroit, 0.
Cleveland, 3; New York, 2 (13).
Pittsburgh, 12; Philadelphia, 2. 1
Kansas City, 10; Milwaukee, 2.
Minneapolis, 11; St. Paul, 6.
Toledo, 1; Louisville, 0.
Columbus, 3; Indianapolis, 2 .(17).
Chicago, 10; Kansas City, 0 (8 in.).
St. Louis, 3; Pittsburgh, 2.
Cleveland, 4; Indianapolis, 3 (13).
King Cole, ex-Cub pitcher, held In
dianapolis to nine hits and two runs
in 17 innings, Columbus winning.
The King is on his way back.
The Cubs are home again, thank
ful to escape from the East alive.
They are not particularly happy at
the prospect of battling the Eastern,
teams, but must obey the schedule.
Evers is leading a battered crew,
hopelessly out of the pennant race
and with a mighty slim chance to
finish any better than third place
This Eastern trip has put the bee on.
any aspirations the West Siders ever
had. No world's series money wilL
line their pokes this fall, though they"
can still pick up the change in the
city fight if they are not extermin-
ated by October.
New York is sixteen full game
ahead of the Cubs, and there is littlejj
likelihood of a slump by the Giants
McGraw had his lean period at the
start of the season, whipped his team
into shape, and is careening along,
having won 26 out of his last 3Q
games. The Phillies are seven games!
ahead of the Cubs, and have regained!)
much of the ground they lost during
their recent blow. Doom's team is ai
good bet to finish ahead of the Cubsj
Pittsburgh is half a game behind ChW
cago, and with Wagner back on thej
job at short Clarke has . a formidable
crew for the first time this season. 1
Today we get our second look al
the Boston Braves, who, though sixthj
in the race, have created somewhafl
of a stir around "the National League)
circuit this season. George Stallingsf
took a team which was conceded last
place unanimously, added a few
youngsters to a leaven of veterans,
nursed the youths along until they
were able to stand on their own feet,
and then began cutting loose the old
timers. Devlin started at third but
was replaced by McDonald and.
Smith. Seymour and Titus were fix
tures in the outfield, but Cy was re-
leased a few days ago, and Titus