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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING
Chicago, 3; Brooklyn, 2.
St. Louis, 8; Philadelphia, 4.
Pittsburgh, 1; New York, 3 (21 in.).
CincinnatifO; Boston, 1.
Washington, 1; Cleveland, 3.
Boston, 8; Detroit, 2.
London, the oasis in the prizefight
desert, will soon become an arfd
waste, so far as grabbing the coin
is concerned, if the prizefight pro
moters continue at their present
The short and unsatisfactory fight
between Smith a:d Carpentier has
not done the game any good. Smith
was disqualified for a foul, but it is
now generally admitted that Carpen
tier should also have been disquali
fied because his manager jumped in
to the ring as soon as he slipped to
the floor and told him to stay down.
Referee Corn says he didn't see the
Frenchman's manager, but to ring
siders it appeared that the French-1
man really was giving orders. .
Mutterings are being heard about
fixed fight. The Johnson-Moran
fiasco is still green in memory. A
return match between Carpentier and
Smith is certain, and some critics
have gone so far as to intimate this
first affray was fixed to coax a sec
ond big purse.
To restore confidence Smith and
Carpentier should fight again imme
diately, within a month. Neither was
badly hurt and could go on. But Car
pentier first wants to pick up some
easy change knocking out Bombar
dier Wells again and also has the
The managers of both principals
are talking loudly about -winner-take-all
purses and fabulous side bets.
That is old stuff. The thing to do is
to make the fight and strangle the
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
i National League.
W. L. Pet.
New York 45 31 .592
Chicago 44 37 .543
St. Louis 43 40 .518
Philadelphia 37 39 .487
Cincinnati 39 41 .487
Brooklyn 35 39 .473
Pittsburgh 34 41 .453
Boston 34 43 .442
W. L. Pet.
Chicago 46 33 .582
Indianapolis 43 34 .558
Baltimore 42 37 .532
Brooklyn 39 35 .527
Buffalo 39 37 .513
Kansas City. 37 45 .451
St. Louis 35 46 .432
Pittsburgh 31 45 .408
W. L. Pet.
Philadelphia ...... 46 32 .590
Detroit ' 46 38 .548
fioston 45 39 .536
Chicago 43 38 -.531
Washington 43 38 .531
St. Louis 42 39 .519
New York 31 47 .397
Cleveland 28 53 .346
Kansas City, 3; Chicago, 2 (14 in.)
St. Louis, 2; Indianapolis, 8.
Pittsburgh, 6; Brooklyn, 4.
Buffalo, 3; Baltimore, 4.
Cubs, Sox and Feds Each Have an
Iron Man Pitcher.
Selecting one particular pitcher
who excels his mates in staying
power and is at least their equal in
effectiveness, and using the willing
workman until he becomes ineffec
tive from too much duty, seems to be
a peculiarity of Chicago baseball
This Vear the Feds have Henriri.
the Chbs Cheney and the Sox Faber.
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