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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 13, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 5

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BASEBALL-SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
National League
W. L. Pet. - W.L. Pet
Br'klyn 11 5 .688!CIn'ti. .. 12 12 .500
Boston. 12 6 .667 Phila. . . 910 .474
Chicagd13 11 .542Pittsb'h. 9 16 .360
StLouis 12 11 .522 N.York . 6 13 .316
American League
W.L. PcL W.L. PcL
Clevl'd. 17 9.654Boston. 1213.480
Wash'n 14 9 .609 Chicago 1215.44
N.York. 13 10 .565jStLouis" 8 14 .364
Detroit 13 12 .520 Phila. . . 8 15 .348
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
National League. Boston" 9, Chi-
pagn 4-1 Now "Vnrlr 3 THf oViit-ctVi 9-
Philadelphia 5, St. Lo'uis 4.
American League. New York 2,
Chicago 0; Detroit 8, Philadelphia 6;
Washington 4, St Louis 1 ; Cleveland
3, Boston 1.
St. Louis fans don't object to an
open Jiate now and then. They1 have
been known to go whole seasons at
a stretch without any baseball tq
speak of.
Thevannouncement that Jack Cur
ley has scored a hit in Buenos Aires
is not surprising. They like torea-
dors down there.
Even the weather-beaten tobacco
. store redskins have to smile when
they contemplate the uprising of the
Cleveland Indians.
Billy - Gibson threatens to take a
crew of good Yankee fighters to
South America. He'dscore an ever
lasting knockout by shipping a lot
of our heavyweights south on one
way tickets.
Golf and fishing are sports in which
good lies improve your game'.
. Mickey Sheridan, Chicago, and
Jack Torres fought 12 rounds to a
. draw at Kansas City..
. Willie Beecher and Hal Stewart
fought "15 fast rounds to a draw at
.Dayton.' Beecher forced the fighting.
HOME RUNS TO BE PLENTIFUL
IN NEXT FOUR DAYS
By Mark Shields
Residents of. Sheffield avenue
should dig themselves in and pre
pare for a. terrific bombardment
withiri the next four days. They
shoilld screen their windows in prep
aration for the onslaught that is
promised on- the fronts of their
houses, -
All because the New York Giants,
boasting a bevy of hitters Who plug
lustily and frequently in the direction
of right field, will appear on the
North Side this afternoon and remain
for four afternoons. Boston scribes
,who have seen the Giants in action
freejy predicted that the right wall
will be a point of vantage to , Me
Graw's people.
They picked Bennie Kauff, Robert
pon and Larry Doyle as the fellows
who would shoot a few oyer the gar
den wall.
As the Cub players also have the
range of the barrier, home runs
should be no treat to the North Side
fans in-a short time."
McGraw's people are coming here
brimming with confidence. They
have just taken four victories from
Pitsburgh, each being gained through
some very excellent pitching. As
this department was the only one
that held the Giants back earlier in
the season, the task ahead of the
Cubs .is no small one.
McGraw's move yesterday in using
Mathewson for six innings against
the Pirates may gum up a show that
was being "talked of for Monday.
There was agitation o have Morde
cai Brown and Big Six start against
each other, renewing the old feud
between the two stars of other years.
It is doubtful now whether -this
plan will be feasible, as Matty is past

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