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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 17, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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BASEBALL-SPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS ,
National League i
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet
Phila.
Twenty boxing bouts of four
i rounds each were put on at the naval
training station near Lake Bluff yes
terday and there were po injuries,
despite the f actf ewof the boys knew
' much about the finer points of box
ing. They -were conditioned and that
prevented any hurts besides a few
bruises. '
Therein lies a lesson for boxing
promoters and enthusiasts generally. J
'The fact that they won't see it does
not lessen its value. Boxing's black
eyes have usually come from fights
between second-rate boys, sent into
the ring without medical inspection.
Injuries and sometimes death have
followed, and the game is judged on
these performances.
Boxing is good, clean sport when
properly conducted. But it will never
eet back on its feet so long as the
people pushing it are profession
promoters trying only to land a piece
of change.
Thirty football candidates worked
out at Northwestern yesterday, pre
liminary to the beginning of the of
ficial training period next week.
Coach Murphy was not in charge of
the practice because of Conference
rules.
Coach Stagg will reach the Midway
Sunday, ready to take charge of Ma
roon football practice next week. He
will find a fair-sized squad ready to
listen to his instruction. Practice
has been carried on all week, but no
line was secured on the material that
will be available.
Amateur bouts will be held at
Forbes gym tonight to select a team
of boxers to meet Cleveland in an in
tercity .match at the first amateur
show of the Cleveland A. C. next
month. Men will be chosen in all
weight divisions.
Miss Molla Bjurdstedt of Norway,
national women's champion, and Miss
Carrie Neeley, Chicago, will contest
in the final round of the singles of the
tri-state tennis tourney at Cincinnati. .
77 57 .575Chicago 6469 .481-
Brtdyn 73 64 .533
Boston 72 63.533
SLLouis67 72.482
Cincin'ti 65 71 .478 1
Pittsb'h 65 75.464
N.York. 61 73 .455
American League
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet '
Boston 90 45.667
Detroit 9148.655
Chicago 80 57 .574
Wash'n 75 60 .556
Federal League
W. L. Pet
N.York. 60 73.451
StLouis 57 79 .419
Clevel'd 5185.375'
Phila... 38 95.2861
Pittsb'h 75 60 .556
Chicago 74 62 .544
StLouis73 64 .533
Newark 70 62 .530!
W. L. Pet
K.City. 69 64 .519 j
Buffalo. 69 69. 500 v
IBrook'n 68 71.489
Bait... 449D.328
RESULTS YESTERDAY
National League. Chicago I;.
Brooklyn 0; Philadelphia 10, Cincin
nati 3; New York 8, Pittsburgh 4.
American League. New York 3,
Chicago 2; Detroit 6, Boston 1; Wash
ington 8, St Louis 2.
Federal League. Pittsburgh 8,
Baltimore 5; Brooklyn 8, St "Louis 6.
Yesterday did the Cubs look like a
second division team in a second-rate
league? Not any. They played. some
real baseball and went about their
work competently and interestedly.
They played the game as though they
were enjoying an, afternoon's vaca
tion and wanted to get plenty of ex
ercise hopping around.
In the last two days the Cubs,
ranged against two teams ranked
among the first three of the National
league, have looked like a regular ball
team, capable of stamping1 any oppo
sition such as their Organization can
offer this' season. If they had paced
the same way throughout the year
there would be a different leader to
day. It isn't a question of mechanical
ability. Overnight the veteran play-
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