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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 23, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 6',
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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL' SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet.
-Br'klyn 15 9 .625IChicago 1517.46S
Phila.. 17 11 .60YGinc'U. 15 18.455
-Boston 15 11 .577StLouis 14 18 .424
N.York 13 13 .500Pittsb'h 1218.400
W. L. PcL W.-L. Pet.
Wash'n 21 11 .656
N.York 14 13.519
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS i
National League. Philadelphia 5,
Chicago 3; Boston 8, St Louis 5.
American League. Washington 2,
Chicago 0; Boston 2, Detroit 1; Phil
adelphia 10, Cleveland 8; St. Louis'
9, New York 5.
We refuse to upset the standing of
the ' clubs in the Anlerican . league,
even to put the White Sox in the
The revamped Sox are not worried
byleft-handers any more.
Not any more than T. R. worries
the Old Guard.
The Sox will arrive home Satur
day, but home doesn't mean much to
Saturday will be a big day omthe
South Side for the Chicago Junior
Baseball league. The young fellows
are to honor Bobby Roth, Cleveland
right fielder, when the Indians meet
, the hose on Comiskey's lot.
, The "Click o' the Ivories" head
over - billiard news in the Morning
Herald might be placed over the box
scores of certain ball teams, and no
one could feel insulted.
There are seven managers in the
-American league who believe the only
good Indians are dead ones.
Schurz 12, Lake View 10.
Senn 9, Waller 2.
Parker 4, Hyde Park 3.
Phila... 13 17.433
Detroit. 13 18.419
SLLouis 12 17 .414
MODERN J-iURLERS ARE FRAGILE
GUYS SOX DROP AGAIN
By Mark Shields
The frailty of modern pitchers is
lamentable, and undoubtedly earns
them the deenest svmnathv from
men who have such soft berths as.
swin?mp a nioir
out a' few tons of
Well trained theoreticaly, at least
in condition for seven or eight
months of the year through the tonic
of exercise in the outdoor air, pitch
ers of the present day are unable to
stand any .exertion beyond throwing
p baseball at the batters for eight or
nine innings once every four or five
days. Anything beyond that fs too
strenuous for the finely trained ath
letes. Yesterday is an example, for both
Alexander and Hendrix - use their
trifle of exertion as an alibi for the
manner in which their shoots were
In the Philly half of the fifth in
ning Alexander stole a base. The
experts explain that this unusual ex
ertion was too much A or Alex, and
that is why the Cubs got to him for
four hits and three runs in the last
half of the session. After thaUone
wobbly period Alex was invincible.
Then take the case of Claude Hen
driXja big strong person, who does
not leek as though he should tire
easily. Claude pitched airtight ball
for five innings. In the fifth he par
took of one of Alex's shots, batting
it to center for a double. Immedi-
single to center tieifl and Hendrix
raced home.' Following this there
were two more hits,' which consumed
some time, but Hendrix was all tired
out after his sprinting and was there
fore easy for the
mi nav nr nrpn imiM.
coal for an af ter-
Schulte prodded a
Philly batters to
frailty of the