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took the bacon it was just the same
thing Kelley did under a different
The only advance I see is the im
provement in team work. We had
signals. The batter tipped the run
ner and the catcher tipped the base
men when he would throw. The sig
nal system may not have been per
fect, but it got results.
There are MORE stars today, but
NOT GREATER ones than jn the day
of the series between the National
League and American Asociation.
BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE TEAMS
W. L. Pet.
Philadelphia 96 56 .632
Washington 89 64 .5S2
Cleveland 84 65 .564
Boston 79 70 .530
Chicago '77 72 .517
Detroit 64 86 .427
St. Louis 56 94 .373
New York 56 94 .373
W. L. Pet.
New York 99 51 .660
Philadelphia 88 61 .591
Chicago 85 65 .570
Pittsburgh .". 78 69 .531
Boston 69 82 .457
Brooklyn 65 84 M36
Cincinati 64 87 .424
St. Louis 49 99 .331
HOW THEY'RE BATTING
Cubs. Zimmerman, .312 ; Leach,
.291; Evers, .286; Saier, .285; Schulte,
.273; Archer, .260; Phelan, .250; Wil
liams, .238; Miller, .235; Bresnahan,
.228; Good, 225; Bridwcll, .223; Cor
White Sox. Weaver, .265; Lord,
.263; Chase, .259; Bodie, .259; Schalk,
.243; Collins, .236; Fournier, .232;
Ghappell, 226; Berger, .211; Easterly,
.198; Benz, .184; Russell, .182; Kuhn,
Cobb has increased his lead in the
American League, and is Batting .391.
Joe Jackson has fallen to .367; only
three ,pofnts above Tris Speaker.
Milan has copped 68 bases.
Daubert still tops .the National,
with .360, and Cravath, with .33-1 is
second. Carey's 56 stolen bases
make him the leading thief.
Philadelphia, 13-1; New York, 10-2.
Boston, 2-3; Washington. 0-11.
Other games postponed, wet grnds.
New York, 13-4; Philadelphia, 3-4.
Boston, 3-7; Brooklyn, 1-6.
No other games scheduled.
Schedule Is to Erid Tomorrow, But
Best of Season Is Yet to Come.
A game with Pittsburgh today, an
other tomorrow, and the local sea
son wilL be over so far as the offi
cial schedule is concerned.
But are we downhearted? Not any.
For the real feast is on its way. The
official schedule is merely something
that must be plaved through in order
to prepare the Cubs and Sox for the
city1 series. That is the way the aver
age fan views matters.
The contest between the Cubs and
Sox each fall has grown in magnitude
and importance among fans until it
ranks second only to the world's
championship and is watched with
interest all over the country. In no
other city games do the players or
club owners make, anywhere near the
coin grabbed, off by the Sox and Cubs.
And the brand of baseball provided is
just about as classy as is seen in the
bigger event. ,
Evers kept his men in shape yes-,
terday by playing a burlesque game
between the regulars and recruits,.'
the latter copping,. 4 to 1. Cheney,
and Vaughn worked for the vets, and
Larry will probably take a rest fron
now' .until T.uesday, when he is billed