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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
Detroit 52 49.516
Wash'n. 49 47.510
StLouis 49 49 .500
W.L. Pet. W.L.
Boston 56 40.583
Chicago 58 42 .580
N.York 53 44.546
Clevl'd. 53 44.546
Br'klyn 56 34 .622
Boston 49 37.570
N.York 46 44.511;
Chicago 45 51 .469
Pittsb'h 40 50.444
StLouis 44 55 .444
Cinc'ti. 38 59.392
American League. Chicago 8,
Philadelphia 2; Boston 5, Detroit 2;
Cleveland 3, Washington 0.
National League. Philadelphia 1,
Chicago 0; New York 6, Pittsburgh
2; Brooklyn 5, Cincinnati 4; St. Louis
5, Boston 3.
A swimmer named Sopp is mop
ping 'em up in eastern aquatic
events. Speaking of names reminds
that Sopp is a good 'un when a guy's
It's all right to show a lot of zip
in life but the speed merchant never
shows much progress on the straight
and narrow path.
Judges at the Empire City race
track were given a round hissing the
other day, but nobody pegged any
empty horseshoes at them.
Ollie Chill is Umpiring these hot
days minus his coat All of whict
proves again there isn't much in a
name, after all.
Harvard and Oxford may have to
abandon their proposed cable chess
match owing to a mixup over, the
moving picture rights.
Johnny Dundee, lightweight pu
giliist, was arrested in New York
after his auto ran down and killed a
18-year-old boy. Dundee was held
on a charge of homicide.
Jack McCarron and Frank Man
tell fought 15 rounds to a draw at
SOX DRAW HARD OPPONENTS
FOR NEXT EIGHT GAMES
By Mark Shields
Now for some real ball games.
The charity bazaar has closed,
Konnie's Komical Kids have depart
ed and the White Sox from now on
must work for whatever they get in
the percentage column.
Four games are carded against
Washington, the first today, followed
by four against the Red Sox. In
these eight battles the Sox must
pace a hot clip to remain around the
top. So far as Boston is concerned,
the Sox have the best of it the next
four days. Our prides, will be tan
gled with a team that at present is
much softer than the St. Louis
Browns, who will be entertaining
the Red Sox.
But while we are cracking it on
against twp good clubs, the Indians
and Tigers will be drawing the
Mackmen and neither of those teams
is far enough away to be considered
So far the Sox have played 12
games, at home, winning ten. In spite
of this unusually good record, they
are still out of first place, mainly be
cause the Red Sox continue to push
down all opposition. But the Sox
have gained some headway and can
go into first place on the result of
one day's play.
For the coming battles the Sox
can expect a raft of southpaw pitch
ers. Griffith will use Harper and
Boehling, also Johnson, and Boston
will certainly send up Ruth and
Leonard, and possibly Gregg. Fre
auent glimpses of wrong-handers
have helped the Sox to partially
overcome their weakness against
that brand of pitching, but they still
are less powerful th&n against fel
lows who throw correctly.
Fortunately, Rowland has his best