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BASEBALL-SPORTS OF ALL SORfS-BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
Phfla. ..4133.554Pittsb,h 38 89.494
Chicago 42 36 .538 N.York .35 88.479
BrTdyn 41 36 .532 Boston .35 43 .449
SLLotzie41 40 .506 Clncln'U 82 40 .444
Chicago 52 29 .642Washn 37 41.474
Boston 48 28.632SLLonfe3147.397
Detroit .48 31 .608Phfla. . .29 49 .372
N.York .0 39 .506C3evel,B 28 49 .364
Western track men in their meet at
Siagg field this afternoon must per
form some remarkable feats to equal
the work of eastern amateurs in the
meet at the Harvard stadium yester
day. Norman Taber, former Brown
lP university star, broke a professional
record .which has stood since 1886'
when he covered the mile in 4:12 8-6.
That is a fraction of a second bettor
than the pro record and nearly two
seconds better than the atoatew
In the same meet W. H. Meanix,
f ormeriy of Cofty, dM tie 440-yard
hurdles in 548-6 second, 21-6 bet
ter than the former time. Both Men
will wear Boston A. A. colors in the
Winners in the events at Stagg
field today wJH sardy go to San Rran
cfeco, and some of the showmen wffl
ako be selected, tie number depend
ing on the claa of the performancei.
John Ever has bean cleared of the
charge tha the accused umpires in
the National league of making deci
sions so as to make the Natkmal
league race dose.
Johnny Ritchie had a shad over
Tex Vernon ta tie star boat at Ap-
pleton.Wfe. Ever Hammer, anotner
Chicagoan, defeated Jac Redmond.
Sam Langford knocked out Jack
Thompson in 30 seconds at Denver.
The first 50 mites of the 2S0-me
walking race at White Cky was com
pleted in 10 hours and 18 minutes,
the runners being well bunched at
ft the time. C L. Scheyer was hi the
lead, with Dan CLeary second. AH
ttie plodders were standing the gaff
welL About 2,009 spectators were
Ad Wolgast has been matched to
fight Joe Welling Aug. 6 at Duluth,
Minn., the first bout In that city un
der the new boxing law.
Chicago 4632 .590
K-CSty .45 33.577
StLoufe44 34 .564
Plttsb'h 4136 .532
Newark .42 38 .525
Brookn 35 46.482
Buffalo .35 49.417
Bah. ...29 49.372
National League. New York 2,
Chicago -, Boston 6, Pittsburgh 5;
Brooklyn 6, Cincinnati L
American League. Chicago 6
Philadelphia 2; WaskJagton 4, St!
Federal League. Chicago 6, St.
Louis -, BaSakj 4, Fittsfeergh 3.
Ed Wafeh is back. .
Probably 19G aoo people-have made
the same statment since- .5 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, and the infor
mation fe not confidential,. But it is
worth corroborating in our humble
But the question now arises, and
it is as interesting as the original
awry: Is Walsh back in shape for
efficient service over a long stretch
of active endeavor? Or was yeeter-,
day Just a ray of sunshine?
Without smearing compliments,
the Big Reel looked capable of turs
ing in .victories as he did a few sea-"
sons ago, when he and Billy Sullivan
made up the White Sox team. Yes
terday Walsh wasnt the Walsh of &
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