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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet
Br'klyn 11 4 .733 Cin'ti. .. 11 12 .478
Boston. 11 5 .688 Fhila. .. 8 9 .471
Chicago 12 10 .545 Pittsb'h 9 14 .391
j, . StLouisll 10 .524 N.York. 4 13 .235
' American League
W.L. Pet W.L. Pet
Clevl'd. 16 8.667 Chicago 1213. 48G
Wash'n'l2 9. 571 Boston. 11 12 A18
N.York. 11 10 .524 StLouis 8 12 .400
Detroit 12 11 .522 Phila.. . 714.333
National League. Boston 11, Chi
cago 10; New York 7, Pittsburgh 1;
Brooklyn 4, Cincinnati 0; St Louis
9, Philadelphia 4.
American League. Chicago 5,
New York 2; Detroit 9, Phifedelphia
3; Washington 1, St Louis 0; Cleve
land 6, Boston 2.
Notice that the street cleaners had
struck was our first intimation that'
there were street cleaners in certain j
sections of the city.-
Heinie Zim forgot his good inten
tions yesterday and kicked on a third
strike in the ninth inning. Zim was
canned, but, as the game was over,
he may draw a suspension. Johnny
Evers was meek as a lamb
Joe Capron 'defeated Ralph Patter
son, Cleveland, 50 to 31. in. a game of
the Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league. This gives Capron fifth place
in the league race.
Seventy-four runs were -made in
eight bfg league games yesterday.
Twenty-five pitchers found employ
, ment It is worthy of note these
days when one pitcher goes through
a game. Smokeless pinch hitters are
largely responsible. .
Bill Brennan finds he has some
friends.- No one will give him a job
umpiring. j v
CUBS ROLL UP LARGE COUNTS
DEFENSIVE WORK BAD
By Mark Shields
Manager Joe Tinker should' imme
diately get in communication with
Pres. Wilson and petition the mobil
ization of the militia to guard the
second base territory on the North'
Recently the hostiles have made
frequent raids in that section and the
result has been a ghastly massacre.
Joe called'out his own militia yes
terday in the persons of Rollie Zei
der and Alex McCarthy, but it was
a futile cause, as Alex made an error
in the seventh that paved the way
for the Braves to tie the score.
Mike Doolan and Steve Yerkes are .
haying considerable trouble patrol
ling the district, enemy snipers pick
ing them off with regularity and their
own mounts are tossing them into
the dust Once yesterday Mike was
. almost Zeppglined by a fly ball that
he thought was. headed for left field.
Great danger to Mike's dome was
narrowly averted, the ball hitting
about ten feet from him.
This loppy play came in the third
inning, when the Braves rolled home
four counters. Three were on when
Red Smith lofted one in the general
direction of left field. A strong wind
was blowing at the time, holding
back the balL Apparently every one
realized tajs but Doolan. Leslie Mann
dashed toward the infield in-a vain
endeavor to glove the ball, all the
time yelling for Doolan to take it
Mike, however, like a bald-headed
gent in the first row- at a Follies
show, was entranced by the rapid
movemnets of Leslie's ten-second
Consequently,' the ball fell within a
few feet of Mike, Smith got a hit,
and the Braves counted a run when
the ball should have been caught in,