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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
De Palma Wins Chicago Automobile
Trophy. Race at Elgin.
Cubs Win Opener From Pittsburgh
in Battle for Third Place.
Ralph De Palma, hero of last year's
meet, won the Chicago Automobile
Club trophy race at Elgin yesterday.
The- clever Italian speeder in a Mer
cer made the 301 miles course in
4:31:56. Joe Dawson in a Deltal was
second, being 7 minutes and 56 sec
onds behind the winner. Bill Chand
ler was declared third after he finish
ed the 33d lap, the swarm of specta
tors who rushed onto the track mak
ing it impossible for him to finish.
And now they say on the coast that
Willie Ritchie will be a much over
paid young man if he gets away with
$16,000 guarantee for his scrap with
Charley Erbstein, lawyer", has a car
in the Elgin race today. Joe Dawson
is the "choofer."
WEAVER TO BERGER TO CHASE
In days gone by,
The famous old cry
Was Tinker to Evers to Chance.
Those gingery dubs,
Who played with the Cubs,
Kept the West Side fans in a trance.
But they came and they went,
Soon the cry for them spent,
And they sorta dropped out of the
And the fans were then vexed,
They wondered who next,
Would saunter right into their place.
The waiting proved short.
Thus it is in all sportl
Things switched tb the South Side
Where three brainy blocks,
Who played with the Sox,
Stepped into the light of sport land.
They puts steals on the bum,
And they made doings hum
Down at short and around first base.
Alright, "Here's a go,"
The fans should all know,
Weaver to Berger to Chase.
Cleveland, 3; St. Louis, 0.
New York-Philadelphia, rain.
Cubs, 6; Pittsburgh, 1.
Philadelphia, 3; New York, 2 (10).
St. Louis, 3; Cincinnati, 2.
Columbus, 5; Louisville, 4.
Indianapolis, 8; Toledo, 2.
Minneapolis, 3; St. Paul, 2.
Milwaukee, 10; Kansas City, 3.
Kansas City, 6; Chicago, 1.
Cleveland, 3; St. Louis, 2 (11 in.).
Indianapolis, 11; Pittsburgh, 5.
The Cubs ought to sure finish in
third place if they play the same
brand of ball the rest of the season
that they played yesterday.
Larry Cheney, traveling at a Ralph
DePalma clip, allowed the Pirates
only four hits. McQuillan and Hen
drix gave the Cubs eight.
The White Sox concluded their
one-stand trip yesterday by trounc
ing Mishawaka, Ind., 12 to 0. The
Sox got 15 hits. If they only keep
up the habit!
Fred Falkenberg won't be fired by
the Naps just yet. He had the Browns
eating out of his hands yesterday.
Secretary of War Garrison is going
to watch Jimmy Scott wallop Hughie
Jennings' jungle band today.
By the way, who is the person Gen
tleman, whose name has appeared in
the White Sox lineup during the
P. S. Gentleman is the guy's
One of the members of the Aus
tralia cricket team, which recently
mangled the White Sox field, made