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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Chicago, 1; New York, 3.
Cincinnati, 8; Philadelphia, 6.
St. Louis, 4; Boston, 7
Washington, 7; Detroit, 0.
Boston, 5; Cleveland, 4.
Philadelphia, 1 ; St Louis, 1 (called,
New York-Chicago, rain.
Baltimore, 4; St. Louis, 3.
No other games, rain.
v If Charley White in his next fight
with Willie Hitchie succeeds in legiti
mately taking the lightweight cham
pionship the weight notch will return
to the old 133 pounds.
White can make that poundage and
put up the battle of his life, and he
will undoubtedly make the other fel
lows come to his terms. No more can
lightweights go into .the ring weigh
ing anywhere from 135 to .r139
For giving Ritchie the beating of
his life White got a little over $3,000.
For taking the artistic licking the
champion got his guarantee of
Ritchie is still undecided, whether
he will go to England to meet Freddie
Welsh. His defeat lowered his pres
tige, and it is doubtful if he would be
a big drawing card before the Britons.
Knockout Brown of Chicago got a
decision over Bob Moha in 12 rounds
at Boston last night. The Chicago
Greek had the advantage all the way.
The fight was a slam-bang affair.
"Here's a man who has a queer
job," said the Cheerful Idiot, as he
looked up from his paper.
"What does he do?"
"He is bookkeeper for a booksell
er," replied the Cheerful Idiot."
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
"National League. '
W. L. Pet
Pittsburgh 21 9 .700
New York 18 11 .621
Cincinnati 21 15 .583
Brooklyn 14 15 .483
St Louis 18 20 .474
Chicago 15' 21 .417
Philadelphia 12 17 .414
Boston' 9 20 .310
W. L. IJct
Washington 21 12 .636
Philadelphia 17 12 .586
Detroit 21 15 .583
St. Louis 16 17 .485
Boston 15 16 .484
New York :.14 16 .467.
Chicago 16 20 .444
Cleveland 11 23 .324
, W. L. Pet
Baltimore 22 7 .759
Chicago 16 16 .500
Brooklyn 13 13, .500
St Louis 16 18 .471
Kansas City .16 x 18 .471
Indianapolis 14 16 .467
Buffalo .... 12 15 .444
Pittsburgh 12 18 .400
Outfield Work of Cubs Poor Bad
Throwing a Handicap.
Until the throwing from the -Cubs
outfield improves, several games are
,going to be lost, just as was the final
clash against the Giants yesterday.
Wilbur Good is the only outfielder
who is playing high-class hall in
every department, and the right
fielder was forced to quit in the lat
ter part of the game yesterday be
cause of a charley horse,
This means that Schulte will play
right and Williams left Leach out in
center is a remarkable judge of fly
balls, and cuts down manywallons
that would go for hits with a less c
perienced man. But Tommy's arm is