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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING '
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L .Pet W. L. Pet.
Boston 55 40.579
Chicago 57 42 .576
N.York 53 44.546
Clevl'd. 52 44.542
Detroit 52 48.520
Wash'n. 49 46 .516
StLouis 49 49 .500
Phila... 19 73.207
-W.L .Pet W L. Pet.
Br'klyn 55 34 .618
Boston 49 36.576
Phila.. 50 39.562
N.York 45 44.506
Pittsb'h 40 49.449
StLouis 43 55 .439
Cinc&i. 38 58.396
American League. Chicago 3,
Philadelphia 0; Chicago 3, Philadel
phia .2; Boston 6, Detroit 2; Cleve
land 6, Washington 1; St. Louis 3,
New York 2.
National League. Chicago 2, Phil
adelphia 0; Philadelphia 3, Chicago
2; Brooklyn 5, Cincinnati 2; Pitts
burgh 4, New York 3; Boston 1, St
We can't recall off-hand what
town was the "cradle of baseball,"
but Connie Mack seems to have
Does the fact that Woodrow Wil
son plays it prove that golf is a dem
ocratic game? f
According to a contemporary, tact
is required in golf. Quite true. One
can't be too careful at whom one
"Baseball Has Iron Men," a head
line screams. Most of the iron usual
ly is found just above the neck.
Bobby Veachof the Detroit Tigers
is different from most ball players.
He was hit on the head with a ball
recently and it hurt.
While all these torrid blasts are
blistering the community you can't
blame Connie Mack for fighting to
hold his nice, comfortable cellar.
SOX LUCKY TO HAVE ATHLETICS
FOR OPPONENTS NOW
By Mark Shields
The White Sox copped another
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first place with the Boston Red Sox.
Those three sentences are barriers
of a kind to the caustic critic. And
the South Siders should thank their
lucky stars they have been pitted
against the Athletics the last few
days, or their punk playing would
have brought forth loud clangs from
No team but Konnie's Komical
Kids could have been beaten by what
the Hose have been displaying, and
any team but Rowland's would have
doubled the output of runs. But the
Sox are winning, they are up there
and we mustn't criticize.
The charity bazaar closes today.
Tomorrow Washington blows in for
a series and then come the Boston
Red Sox. In these remaining home
games there must be a marked ad
vance in the playing of the South
Siders or they will not go east in first
place, or even close to it.
When -the locals came home they
were close to the top. A long exhibit
on their own lot was the ingredient
needed to put them on top. But
should they fail to reach that pinna
cle and perch there by a good mar
gin, they will be in no better positfon
than many other teams.
They had a protracted series with
the Mackmen to look forward to, but
that is now wiped out, and we have
no more games with the K. K. K.'s
than other clubs and no more
games to play at home than other
New York is eliminated for the
present, but the Red Sox persist.
Cleveland and Detroit have still to
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