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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet W. L. PcL
Phila.. 79 59.572!
'Br'klyn 75 65.536
f Boston 75 65.536
. .St.Louis69 75.479;
ICintia'ti 67 73 .479
Pittsb'h 69 76.476
N.York. 63 76.453
IN. York. 62 75.453
StLouis 58 81 .417
Clevel'd 54 87 .583
Phila... 40 98.290
Boston 93 45.674J
Chicago 82 59 .582
Wash'n 77 61 .558J
Pittsb'h 79 60 .568
Chicago 76 63 .547
StLOUis76 65 .539
Newark 73 64 .533
Buffalo 70 72.493
Brook'n 69 74 .483
Bait... 45 93.326
National League. Pittsburgh 1;
Brooklyn 0; Cincinnati 4, Boston 1.
American League. New York 3,
, Chicago 2; Boston 3, Detroit 2; Wash
Jington 6, St LouisO; "Philadelphia, 5,
Cleveland 4; Cleveland 5, Philadel
Federal League. Pittsburgh 4,
Buffalo 2; Brooklyn 10, Kansas Cy. 2.
j The time, the place and the girl.
"Oct 8 is the date, the place will be
either Boston or, Philadelphia. And
the girl? Oh, that's JM&s Arabella
Cinch, the Pennant Kid.
So the dope looks today. Boston
copped another from the scrappy Ti
gers, which leaves them in the lead
over four games. If Detroit wins
every one of eleven games to come
and if Boston should drop about half
of her fifteen contests there might be
n argument over the American
The Phillies will be the other side
of the big show, which is set for Oct
8, according to present figures. And
they will line up against Boston as
There are-still-two-titles. left for
Chicago. The Feds ha e a chance to
bring home the bacon in their league.
And the other title is one which they
can't rob us of Champions of Chi
cago. Which leads us to the city se
The candidates for this battle we
can name right now the Sox and
Cubs. In spite of the argument the
Feds put up to get into the field
against the South and West Side fa
vorites and make the pennant scrap
a three-cornered one, there is little
Mayor Thompson himself spent
two days in New York trying to per
suade Pres. Tener of the National
league that we wanted a triple act in
our big show. But Tener reminded.
Thompson that he is a North Sider"
and his arguments are biased.
And that isn't all. Federal league
boosters intend to mass an army of
baseball fans in Grant Park next Sat
urday and descend in a bunch on the
city hall with a request that Mayor
Thompson make another fight here
in Chicago. North Siders are keen
for a chance to lick or get licked by
the Cubs and Sox.
Two double-headers today. One
On the West and another on the North
Side. 'And double-headers will come
in bunches hereafter in the Cubs'
park. At least two special bills will
be pulled off with the Giants and
Phillies and three when the Cincin
nati Reds visit our town. Hard work
is in store for the West Side boys.
Now comes the time of the vear
when we first think of looking up
those woolens, when mother buys
syrup for those buckwheat cakes and
Coach A. A. Stagg tells how rotten
his Chicago pigskin boys are going to
be this year.
The first practice of the year found
weather to suit A fresh wind from
the east made booting and running a
pleasure to the puffing squad of thirty
that opened the season's practice on