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BASEBALLSPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING ,"
Barring unusual tire trouble, rec
ords will surely topple today when
Resta, Oldfield, Cooper and Bunnan
..send their Peugeot, Dejage, Stutz and
Peugeot Special cars 100 miles
around the Desplaines speedway.
Oldfield has been having trouble with
the carburetor of his car in the last
few days and claims this will cut
down his time. Barney also denies
that he has at any time made better
than 105 miles an hour over the
track, despite press reports that he
has done five miles better.
Resta, who won the 500-miles race
- which inaugurated the speedway, is
the favorite for today's race. Bur-
man may not be allowed in the race
because of the size of his motor.
Harlem Golf club players, who have
been using temporary greens, went
back to the regular cups today, the
ground having dried sufficiently. Play
on the new nine holes has been indef
initely postponed because of the re
cent spell of rain. A solid week of
sunshine may put the extended
course in condition.
De Witt Balch, Cincinnati, won the
western junior golf championship fcy
defeating Moritz Loeb, Idlewild, 2 and
1. Loeb earlier had defeated John
Simpson of Terre Haute, the favorite
in the tournament
Maurice McLoughlin revenged him
self on Norris Williams in the Long
wood tennis tournament, winning
6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, and gaining final
possession of the trophy, it being his
third win. It was the first time the
two stars had met since Williams de
feated the Californian in the national
tournament last year.
1 Twenty events are on the card at
the Biverview velodrome tonight, em
bracing all classes of cycle riders. Eddie-Madden
will defend the brassard.
A ten-mile motor-paced race will be
one of the features.
1 Many a guy has sowed his wild
oats crop in a gay summer garden.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
Phila. ..52 42 .553IN. York .48 47.505
Chicago 49 45 .521 IPittsbti 48 49 .495
Brklyn 51 47 .520StLouis 47 64 .465
Boston .60 48 .510Cincin'ti 42 55 .433
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet
Boston .59 34 .634N.York .47 47.500
Detroit .60 38 .612 CJevel'd 37 67 .394
Chicago 58 40 .592 StLouls 38 59 .392
Wash'n 53 46 .535JPhaa. ..33 64.340
KCity .57 40 .588StLouis 53 46 .535
Chicago 55 43 .561 Buffalo .46 57.447
Pittsb'h 53 43 .552 Brook'n 45 57 .441
Newark 52 44 .542BaIt . ..34 65 .343
National League. Chicago 2,
Boston 0; Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh
4r, Brooklyn 3, St Louis 2; Cincinnati
3, New York 2.
American League. Washington 8,
Chicago 6; Washington 6, Chicago 3.
Federal League. St Louis 5, Bal
timore 1; Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 0.
There are two explanations, aside
from a general current of increased
interest, for the recent smaft'-spurt
of the Cubs, during which thghave
won four games in six from the top
teams of the National league.
One is the improvement of the
pitching staff. The other is the bet
ter defensive work of Bob Fisher at
With the exception of the last
game of the double-header with the
Giants a week ago, and once when
Vaughn slipped, Bresnahan has found
a pitcher each afternoon capable of
going the distance smoothly against
the enemy. Lack of control, which
for a time made the box corps a
puny combination, has been partially
Bases on balls are still numerous.
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