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Phila. ..48 36.571
Chicago 43 42 .506
Plttsb'h 42 43 .494
N.York .40 41.494
Brklyn 47 39 .547lBoston .42 44.488
StLouis 43 47 .478
Cincin'ti 35 48 .422
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W. L. PcL W. L. Pet
Boston 56 31 .644N.York .42 44.488
Chicago 56 33 .629StLouis 35 53 .398
Detroit .54 34 .614Clevel'd 34 54 .386
Waah'n 44 44 .500Phila. . .30 58 .341
Chicago 50 37 .575Newark 44 43 .506
KCity ..50 37 .575Brook'n 41 50 .451'
SLLouis48 40 .545Buffalo ..41 53 .436
Plttsb'h 48 39 .541Balt . ...32 53 .376
BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING
President Comiskey of the White STANDING OF THE CLUBS
Sox and President Weeghman of the National League
Whales canceled the games their W. L.Pct W.L.Pct
teams had scheduled yesterday on
k the South and North sides, respec
" tively, because of Eastland disaster.
Heath Byford won the Illinois
state tennis championship by defeat
ing Ralph Burdick in the finals, 6 1,
6 1, 9 7. Byford played remark
able tennis in the first two sets, his
shots at the back lines being hard and
Prominent promoters and boxers of
Chicago are planning a monsterbene
fit for Eastland sufferers if Mayor
Thompson gives his sanction.
Charlie White, Johnny Coulon, Fred
die GQmore, Johnny Ritchie and oth
er local top-notchers have agreed to
donate their services in response to a
request from Harry James, promoter
Mike Gibbons has responded to a
wire by saying he will come to Chi-''
cago at any time to take part in the.
benefit If the mayor agrees it will
be held at Dexter Park pavilion.
.loft Rfirtrand. the "Little Demon,"
champion bantamweight of the
nineties, was among the victims on
the Eastland. He is survived by a
widow and .son who live at 2910
W. A. Leuders of Chicago, holder of
the amateur motorcycle- champion
ship for 15 miles, was killed in a race
at Sacramento, Cal.
Many local amateur and semi-pro
ball teams canceled their games yes
1 terday because of the Eastland dis
aster Ad Wolgast left Chicago today for
Oshkosh, Wis., where he Is to meet
Bob Yeager in a ten-round go the
night of August 2.
Kansas City won a double-header
from Buffalo and went into a tie with
the Whales for leadership of the Fed
eral league. Results of no other
games affected the standing of Chi
National League. Philadelphia 4,
American League. St Louis 9,
Boston 8; St Louis 1, Boston 1;
Cleveland 3, Philadelphia 1; Cleve
land 8, Philadelphia 4; Washington
3, Detroit 2.
Federal League. Pittsburgh 4, St
Louis 1; Kansas City 3, Buffalo 2;
Kansas City 5, Buffalo 4.
The Sox, still comparatively white,
despite the sullying they received
from the" Boston crew of Bill Carri
gan, are on the rattler for the east,
facing an invasion of alien territory
on which hinges the American league
In their home stay the White Sox
lost ground, skipping from first place
to second, but this was not solely be
cause of their own bad baseball The
Boston people played a fine brand of
ball, and it was mainly on their own
efforts that they went to the front
But for that one series, in which the
Carrigans swamped the Rowlandltes,
there would be nothing in the White
Sox home stay which needs apology.
Rowland, however, has shaken his
aggregation from the slump that -if-