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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
MACKS OFFER BIG OPPORTUNITY '
TO WHITE SOX
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet.
N.York 53 38 .582Detroit. 50 45 .526
Boston 52 3S .578Wash'n. 47 44.516
Chicago 50 42 .543St. Louis 43 49 .467
Clevl'd. 50 42.543JPhiIa... 19 66.224
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet
Br'klyn 51 33 .607
Boston 45 35.563
Phila . 47 37.560
Chicago 43 47.478
PittSb'h 39 45.464
SLLouis 42 51 .452
Cinc'ti. 37 54.407
American League. New York 5,
Chicago 3; Boston 3, Cleveland 2;
Detroit 3, Washington 0; St. Louis S,
National League. Boston 2, Chi
cago 1; Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 2;
Brooklyn 9, SL Louis 5; New York 3,
Connie Mack enters a denial of the
report that lie is going to put masks
on the heads of his youg outfielders.
A wisehazabo once said youth will
have its-lling, but Tristam Speaker
is one geni who doesn't care a rap
who is flmging. N
Home Run Baker is planning to
get back in the game- in time for the
next world series.
The attendance at games in PhiU
adelphia's American league park has
diminished to such a point that Cdh
nie Slack may have to get a turnstile
that registers fractions.
Dispatches frdm the east state
Frank Moran is training at Long
Beach. He went nine dances the
other night with Lillian Lorraine.
Hank O'Day Is running at the Em
pire City track. He's probably try
ing to get further away front Cincin
Fight fans never realized What a
great fighter the late Joe Gans really
was until the present day crop of Joe
By Mark Shields
Evidently the hot sun melted the
hearts of the White Sox.
There is an old adage that oppor
tunity knocks but once at the door
of the comparative human being.
This ancient saw is confounded to
day, however, by the appearance on
the South Side of Connie Mack and
his baseball sophomores. They give
the White Sox another chance to ad
vance in the percentage column.
Donovan's Yanks go aWay from
here with an even break in four
games, leaving the Sox still three
and a half games from first place.
As the Red Sox won one more game
from Cleveland than the locals got
from the Yanks the world's clfam
pions also gained, and that is one
team that cannot be allowed to get
too far in the van.
In eight games against the Mack
ian scholars the Sox should make
some strides forward. Red Sox are
engaged with Detroit, and Yanks are
tangled with the Browns. Both
western representatives are playing
bang-up ball at present and should
make the going rough for the pace
makers. The series With 'the Macks runs
for five days, next Wednesday being
an open date that Will be filled with
one of the games left over ffom the.
last appearance of the trailers.
Three double-headers will be played.
Such a smear of games requires
many pitchers. Mack has not any
too many hurlers and there is no un
usual class to those he has. Bush
and Myers may give the Hose an ar
gument, but there should be little
difficulty with the others. Rowland
has Russell, Williams, Bene, Scott,
Wolfgang, Faber and Cicotte in
shape to Work the full distance
against such a club as the Macks