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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet W.-L- Pet
Chicago 25 27 .481
Cinc'ti. 24 28.462
Pittsb'h 21 28.429
StLouis 23 32 .418
W.L. Pet W.L. Pet.
Br'klyn 29 19 .604
Phila.. 30 20.600
N.York 25 22.532!
Boston 23 24.4891
Clevl'd. 32 23.582
Wash'n 30 23 .566
Boston. 27 27.500
StLouis 22 31 .415
Phila... 15 35.300
American League. Chicago 4, St
Louis 2; Detroit 2, Cleveland 1;
Washington 2, Philadelphia 1; New
York 4, Boston 1.
National League. New York 4,
pBoston 2; Boston 1, New York 0;
(Philadelphia 7, Brooklyn 4; Philadel
phia 9, Brooklyn 3; St Louis 10,
If Jess Willard eats, drinks and
wears half the things he has en
dorsed it's no wonder he's in a circus.
The Cardinals have signed a young
.pitcher named "Mule" Watson.
P'Mule" is a promising pitcher, bar
Iring a slight tendency to balk.
"Keen Interest in Chess Match"
o-eads headline. They say the sitae
Tiling about roque, but nobody be
ilieves it either.
Honus Wagner tried to steal home
tthe other day. The old boy must be
taking himself seriously. Next we'll
hear of Larry Lajoie stretching sin
gles into doubles.
It -takes a lot of sacrifices to ad
ivance you in life's league.
As a rule a ballplayer's popularity
ffades with his batting average.
Fight fans who are buying tickets
for the Moran-Dillon fight to be
'Staged at the Brooklyn ball yard, pre
fer seats back of third base. Must
ink Jack's a left field hitter.
SOX ARE IN GOOD CONDITION
FOR EASTERN TRIP
The White Sox are determined to
come back from the impending east
ern trip in first place or thereabouts.
The South Side crew appear to have
awakened to the fact that the sea
son is growing old and it's time to
Clarence Rowland gave the bunch
a serious talk on the way back from
Monday's exhibition game in Wau
kegan. As a result the Sox went
into yesterday's opener against St
Louis with a new spirit And they
played like champs, making seven
hits count for four runs.
The Sox are in good condition for
the trip. Eddie Cicotte is back in
form and Fred McMullen is ready to
step in any time the Weaver-Terry
combination shows signs of weaken
ing. They have a grand chance to get
into the race at . the present time.
Only four and one-half games sep
arate them from the leading Cleve
land Indians and the Indians are
showing signs of entering on a long
Eddie Collins upset the Browns
with a daring play yesterday. In the
sixth inning attack, which netted the
Sox three runs, John Collins opened
with a single. Eddie Collins then
bounced a single off Plank's glove
and John Collins scooted to third.
Then Eddie crossed the Browns by
refusing to wait on first for Four
nier to drive out a hit or a long fly a
as a means of scoring John Collins.
Instead, Eddie shot for second.
Catcher Chapman, taken by surprise,
made a wild throw to centerfield in
an effort to nail the flying Eddie.
John Collins scored and Eddie
perched on third.
Young Claude Williams did some
good pitching yesterday. Although .