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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. PcL W. L. Pet.
Br'klyn 43 27 .614
Phila.. 40 30.571
Boston 37 30.552
N.York 34 35.493
Pittsb'h 34 38.472
Chicago 3641 .468
StLouis 34 43 .442
Clevl'd. 45 32.584
N.York 44 32.579
Boston 43 34.558
Chicago 40 36 .526
W. L. Pet.
Wash'n. 39 36.529
Detroit. 40 37.519
StLouis 34 43 .442
Phila... 18 5a .254
National League. Philadelphia 6,
Chicago 2; New York 1, Cincinnati 0;
Boston 6, Pittsburgh 5.
American League. Boston 2, Chi
cago 1; Boston 3, Chicago 1; Cleve
land 1, New York 0; Cleveland 6,
New York 3; St Louis 8, Philadel
phia 3; St. Louis 2, Philadelphia 1;
Detroit 4, Washington 2.
Charles Murphy now feels like a
Connie Mack. He has a ball park.
All he needs is a team.
Eating canned goods made Umpire
Mai Eason sick Tuesday night Mai
did not take a bite out of Heinie
Balls hit into the stand at the
North Side park duing practice or in
a game will be the property of the
fans capturing them.
It won't be necessary to work the
hidden ball trick on the ushers any
Rudy Hulswitt quit his job as man
ager of the Columbus (Ohio) team
because .of its long losing streak,
Connie Mack has no sympathy for
such chicken-hearted persons.
Outfielder Joe Kelly of Indianapolis
has been purchased by the Cubs and
probably will get an immediate trial.
Kelly has been batting lustily in the
American ass'n and will be a wel
come citizen if lie can duplicate here.
OUR TEAMS MAKE RECORD
LOSE SIX GAMES IN TWO DAYS
By Mark Shields
A couple of afternoons ago a jury
trying a colored person on a charge
of murder went to the ball park to -
watch the Cubs and Phillies in
action. Court adjourned for the day
and the men were the guests of
President Weeghman of the North
A pleasant time was had by all ex
cept the gent on trial, who did the
best he could in the salubrious sur
roundings of the County jail. The
colored person had no hand in the
baseball party, but he may find he
was a very lucky guy.
If we were on trial for murder we
would pull every string we could tail
on to to have the Jury sitting on our
case invited to watch the Cubs for
one afternoon. And then we would
feel that our chances for acquittal
were very good.
For the jurymen would see the high
crimes and misdemeanors committed
by the North Siders daily, for which
no punishment is inflicted. Ponder
ing over these inhuman acts, the
jurymen would conclude that a lit'
tie hot-headed indiscretion like mur
der should never be punished, when
some of the Cubs can get away with
the stuff daily pulled.
At that the Cubs cracked a record
yesterday, scoring two runs. This is
the fjrst time in a week the club has
counted mbrethan one for each nine
innings competition. Also, five hits
were made, which is better than
Tinker's people have been averaging
With Mulligan back at short the
club showed a trifle more pepper, but
the gingery display was not sus
tained. And not all of the members
of the cast were infected, but still
went about their work in a carefree