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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING
Chick Evans, Albert Seckel and
Paul Hunter were put out in the .first
match round of the national amateur
golf tournament at Detroit, leaving
Bob Gardner and Ned Sawyer the
sole hopes of Chicagoans for the title.
Evans was beaten by Sawyer, who
played excellent golf. Chick was
never In the running. Sawyer's play
ing makes him a leading contender.
Travers and Ouimet had easy match
es and played up to form.
Few upsets marked opening play
in the national tennis tourney at For
est Hills, N. Y. All Californians
came through nicely, W. M. Johnston
featuring by putting out H. H Hack
ett, who formerly held the national
doubles title with F. B. Alexander.
A four-cylinder Henderson motor
cycle has been added to the entries
for the 300-mile race to be held next
Saturday at the Desplaines speedway.
This is the first time a four-cylinder
car has been entered in a race. In
preliminary trials the best the ma
chine did was 85 miles an hour. Walk
er on a Harley-Davidson did 90 miles
an hour for several laps.
Ted Lewis was given the decision
over Jack Britton in 12 rounds at
Boston. Lewis was twice knocked to
one knee, but overcame this advan
tage. Britton was hissed for heeling
and hitting after the bell. "&
Jim Savage didn't come Back very
far in his bout with Charley Weinert
at New York. The German had the
Vantage of nine out of ten rounds.
Georges Carpentier, French heavy-
ght champion, was injured at an
y aviation field near Paris mak-
a landing. His iert thigh was
jired. This is the second injury
pugilist has suffered during the
incoln Park Boat club will hold
aTegatta Labor Day in the North Side
ZagoonT Only local oarsmen will
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
Phila.. 66 51 ,564StLouis 59 64 .480
Br'klyn 66 57.537N.York. 55 61.474
Boston 63 55 .534Pittsb'h 58 65.472
Chicago 59 60 .496Cincin'ti 54 67 .446
W. L. Pet W. L. PcL
Boston 70 39.669lN.York. 55 62.470
Detroit 80 40 .650SLLouis 47 74 .388 ,
Chicago 73 48 .603Clevel'd 46 74 .383
Wash'n 62 57.521Phila... 36 81.308
PittsbTi 69 52 .570
Newark 65 51 .560
SLLoui966 56 .541
KCity. 65 57.528
Buffalo. 60 67.472
Brook'n 57 67 .460
Bait... 40 78.339
National League. Chicago 2, New
York 0; New York 7, Chicago 1; Phil
adelphia 3, St Louis 2; St Louis 7,
Philadelphia 2; Pittsburgh 5, Brook
lyn 3; Brooklyn 3, Pittsburgh 2; Bos
ton 2, Cincinnati 0; Boston 2, Cincin
American League. Detroit 9, Chi
cago 8; Washington 4, New York 1;
Washington 3, New York 2; Cleve
land 6, St Louis 0.
Federal League. Pittsburgh 6,
Chicago 2; Pittsburgh 5, Chicago 2;
Newark 6, Buffalo 5.
Jim Lavender, pitching the best
ball of his career, ably supported by
his teammates, smashed into the '
charmed pitching circle by hurling a
no-hit, no-run game against the '
Giants in New York, giving his team
the only win of the series.
Lavender had good support in
reaching the pinnacle. Every pitcher
who achieves a no-hit performance is
the child of a bit of luck and good '
backing by bis pals. '
And then, right in the next game,
these superhuman Cubs crackrr rJ