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of aggressiveness and ' persistency.
This is the third time in four days
the locals have gone into the ninth
inning on the short end of the score,
only to upset the enemy.
Kelly, Zim and Archer of the Cubs
and,0'Mara and Wheat of the Dodg
ers each made four hits. Ten pitch
ers performed. Mulligan was spiked
and had to quit. Zeider relieved him.
Rollie was lifted later and Jimmy
Archer finished at third base, Zim go
ing to short.
The tie will be played off Aug. 23,
when the Dodgers are here again. It
was an open date.
The White Sox are not likely to re
turn home in first place. They have
two more games with the Mackmen
and then a series in Washington, fol
lowed by a couple of affairs in De-
1 troit The Mackmen should not prove
troublesome, but the Nationals and
Tigers are playing some advanced
The hose are three games back of
the Yanks and two and a half from
Boston. Closing the gap in either
case is not probable. ' But there is
a chance that the South Siders will
edge ahead of the Cleveland Indians,
who now are only a game and a half
to the fore.
Rowland shifted his batting order
for the Mackman, the only change in
the plan announced Saturday morn
ing being the retention of John Col
lins in the outfield against right
handed pitchers. Ed Collins knocked
three hits in the two games and led
Rowland has all members of his
team in perfect shape now and the
advance should begin, if it is to start
at all. Boston misses Speaker, but
Carrigan still has a ball team andhe
has just begun his drive. The Red
Sox must be stopped or they will
quickly shoot dut in front and stay
there. Carrigan has a wonderful
pitching staff, ' one that has been
through the fire and can stand a few
Cleveland dropped to. third place,
being licked by Washington. Boeh
ling outpitched Coveleskie. Tom
Daly scored one Nap run with triple.
Miscues by Robertson and Doyle
gave Cards win over Giants. Mead
ows allowed four hits.
Barnes held Reds to five hits, but
won because Herzog's people erred
as usual. Three pinch hitters for the
Reds popped 'to Maranville.
Tommy Hanley, veteran battler
and trainer, who brought out Bill
Brennan, the heavyweight that is
cleaning up the east, and backed him
in the "coffee and" days around Chi
cago when Brennan was known as
Bill Shanks, Mas received word that
the big fellow is conling back to Chi
cago next month.
Brennan, who scored his 15th vic
tory with a win over Joe Cox in New
York Saturday night says that when
"Knockout" Brown gets a flash at
his new scenery he'll go hack to
work at Louis Cheromokos' cafe.
Leo Flynn, Brennan's manager,
has practically clinched a match for
Bill with Gunboat Smith. There is
also a possibility of Brennan hooking
up with Jack Dillon.
Twenty-five thousand men and
wonien ignored tjie blistering rays of
the sun Saturday at Hawthorne as
proof that horse racing is a popular
sport in Chicago. On the whole it
was a good-looking, respectable
crowd, with a healthy love for the
thrill of the horse race.
But Saturday's crowd isn't abso
lute proof that racing is here to stay.
The derby served as sort of a holiday
attraction that brought out many
who will see no -more of the races.
It's this week that is the test If the
attendance can average around the
5,000 mark, considering the incon
venience in reaching the park, the
"sport of kings" will indeed have
come back into its own.
Today's feature is the Cicero han
dicap for ?-year-olds and upward.
Of the fiVe horses already entered,
Leo Skolny is the favorite on form.
1 This animal made a big hit Saturday.
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