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BOXING SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BASEBALL
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet
Wash'n 24 16 .600Chicago '18-21 .462
Clevl'd. 25 17 .595Detroit 18 22.450
N.York 22 16 .579Phila. .. 15 24 .385
' Boston 22 18 .550StLouis 15 25 .375
W.L. Pet. W. L. Pet
Br'klyn 22 15 .595Boston. 18 29.474
N.York 21 16 .568 Chicago 20 23 .465
Phila.. 21 18 .538Pittsb'h 19 22.463
Cinc'ti. 21 23 .477lStLouis 19 24 .442
American League. St. Louis 2,
National League. Chicago 2, Bos
' ton 1; Cincinnati 6. New York 4;
Pittsburgh 5, Brooklyn 2; SL Louis
3, Philadelphia 2.
Yep, Fielder Jones is in midseason
j ferm. The Old Boy has asked Ban
Johnson to fire Umpire Hildebrand.
Connie Mack has canned Short
1 stop Crane, but Shortstop Derrick is
doing his blamedest to hit Indianap
olis in the A. A. race.
Preparedness is a great little in
stitution. "Which reminds, it is about
time for the good people of about 13,
587 bustling American towns to in
vest in pennant poles for next sea
son. Bob Simpson's hurdling is the best
since the Federal league war days.
It is now conceded that Wilbert
Robinson has a fat chance to cop
the National league pennant.
Billy Papke has a bulging bankroll,
a family and a farm in Illinois, but he
never acquired a cauliflower 'ear,
which accounts for his sudden re
solve to re-enter the ring.
According to baseball experts at
St. Louis, the Cardinals are bent on
winning the pennant Bent is the
YANKEES HERE TODAY CUBS
MAKE FINE START IN BOSTON
By Mark Shields.
In 16 home games against the
eastern clubs of the American league
the White Sox have an excellent
chance to improve their standing in
the flag scramble. Three of the clubs
the South Siders will be tangled
with are in the first division, ahead
of the locals, which gives Rowland
and his people a chance to advance
on the strength of their own efforts.
Washington, in first place, is five
and a half games ahead of the Sox,
and five games are scheduled be
tween the two clubs out at 35th
street, beginning a week from today.
Right there is a large and wide op
portunity to reduce a leader. Yanks
and Boston also have a small advan
tage over the Sox, but one that can
be wiped out in a single series.
It is fair to assume that the Sox
will receive some help rom their
neighbors in lowering the crests of
the eastern clubs. Cleveland should
keep up, Detroit is about ready and
St Louis is not a soft spot Then the
Sox can take the Indians down the
line later when the two clubs mix.
t Having framed this ambitious pro
gram for the Hose, all they have to
do now is to go out and whale the life
out of the enemy. We have done
In the initial games of this eastern
invasion the Sox will be weakened
somewhat by the absence of MciIul
lin, who has a bad ankle. He will
probably be out for a week, during
which period Weaver will play third
and Terry short. Felsch should be in '
shane to play regularly.
Here we were about to ask the city
editor Tor assistance from the sob
writer in describing the playing of
the Cubs, feeling that gaspy, salty
sobs furnished the only accurate pfe