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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXlNG
Cincinnati, 3; New York, 2.
St Louis, 7; Brooklyn, 3.
St. Louis, 4; Baltimore, 3.
Kansas City, 13; Pittsburgh, 5.
No games scheduled.
Cleveland, 1; Milwaukee, 3.
Columbus, 3-6'; Kansas City, 4-5.
Louisville, 3-12; Minneapolis, 2-2.
Indianapolis, 2-5; St. Paul, 3-2.
Spike Kelly's bid for welterweight
honors is an illustration of the decay
into which this department of the
prize ring has fallen.
Kelly claims to be a better man
than Mike Gibbons, who is generally
recognized as the head of the welters,
and declares he is more than anxious
for a crack at the St. Paul man.
Kelly and Gibbons have met oncer
and in that fight Gibbonsjnade Kelly
look like an amateur. Kelly has a
fight carded for Maple Groye Thurs
day night and a desire for advertising
may explain his oratory.
If Spike can construe this as an ad
vertisement, he's welcome to it.
Auto manufacturers and tire mak
ers can not print nice ads in the
mageagin-s with the explanation that
their car or tires performed marvels
in the Elgin races.
But that won't help Spencer Wisl.
art, killed as the latest sacrifice to
thespeed craze. It doesn't seem that
the aggregate benefit secured from
these speed tests is worth even one
of the hundreds of lives that have
been crushed out.
Leach Cross will meet Johnny
Tillman at Hudson, Wis., some time
in September. Cross passed through
Chicago on his way to New York
from the coast yesterday, and arrang
ed the battle.
STANDING OF THE DLUBS
New York 59
St. Louis 62
Brooklyn . ..' 49
Kansas City 53
St. Louis 52
St. Louis 54
New York.. 51
49 . .563
Braves, Tied With Giants, Open
Series Against Cubs.
Tied for first place with the gasp
ing Giants, Slallings Braves are in
our midst today, ready for three bat
tles 'against the Cubs on the West
And before this series is over they
are liable to be even more in our
midst, causing Mr. O'Day and his ath
lete's seevral internal' pains.
When New York was defeated by
Cincinnati yesterday it dragged the
Giants down to a tie with the Braves.
And it made three straight games
Herzog and his alleged weakBnes
have taken from the Giants in three
days, Marquard, Mathewson and Tes
reao. a& fceiag beaten. McGsaw ia s