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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 20, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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3ASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE .CLUBS
National League
W.L. Pc'tT - W,L. Pet
Br'klyn 14 9 .603 StLouis 14 16 .467
Boston 13 10 .565 N.York .1113.458
P'hila.. 14 11.560 Cinc'ti. 1417.452
Chicago 15 14 .517 Pittsb'h 12 17 .414
American League
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet
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YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
j National League. Brooklyn 4,
! Chicago 2; Pittsburgh 4, Philadelphia
i 2; New York 5, St Louis 4; Cincin-
nati 3, Boston 2.
American League. Philadelphia
1, Chicago 0; St Louis 5, Boston 1;
Cleveland 7, Washington 1; New
York 2, Detroit 2.
J We claim we should have Manager
I Rowland's job. We have put the
White Sox on top of the league.
Abe Attell says a certain party
wants to back him to beat Benny
I Leonard for $5,000. How did that
' certain party get out of Mattewan?
' Larry McLean was detected the
other day catching for the Columbia
university nine. Larry always had
a fraternal feeling.
The t Louis Brownsjiave lost
eleven of their .last sixteen games.
Still some people doubt that summer
Is here.
Few sprinters would recognize Ted
Meredith should they meet him on
the street as he seldom shows his
face to the field.
All's well along the Rhine. Usually
about this time of year the Cincin
nati Reds have a new step-manager.
If Marty O'Toole continues in his
present stride he ought to eat at
least one meal in every league in the
country., - ,
ABILITY TO SACRIFICE WOULD
HELP CUg ATTACK
By Mark Shields
Great stress has been laid lately on ,
the ability of Max Flack as a sacri- tf
fice hitter. There is no question of '
the chunky right fielder's superior
ity in this department of attack, but,
unfortunately, Max cannot be at bat
every time a suicide tap is required.
A few hours of tutoring this de
partment would not be amiss for
some of the Cub athletes. The pitch
ers could take an especially arduous
course in the tap game, and so could
Jim Archer, Mulligan, McCarthy,
Schulte and Saier. Cy Williams "and
Heinle Zimmerman are already fair
ly proficient
Inability to sacrifice was costly to
the Cubs yesterday and was the mar
gin between victory and defeat. Be
cause a runner was not advanced in
this manner the Cubs wasted three
hits in one inning, failing to count a
run with this trio of bingles.
' This unfortunate circumstance
arose in the fifth inning. McCarthy
opened with a single. Archer made
a couple of attempts to bunt, then
forced Mac at second. Mulligan
promptly singled to center, Archer
stopping at second. The hit would
have counted a run if Archer had
pulled ofE his sacrfice. Then Vaughn
attempted to advance the two run-
ners on his own death. He failed
twice and then fanned ingloriously.
Following this Mann bumped a hit
off CutshaWs glove, but not far (J
enough' to let Archer score. If Big
Jim had sacrificed the wallop would
have counted Archer. '
Consequently, , three hits were
thrown away and the Boy Scouts,
McCarthy and Mulligan,' were pre
vented from manufacturing a tally
with their bats, and without assis
tance from other members of the
.cast

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