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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10',
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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W.L. Pet. W.L. Pet
Detroit. 56 50.528
StLouis 53 51 .510
Wash'n. 51 50 .505
Phila... 19 79.194
W.L. Pet. W.L. Pet.
Chicago 61 44 .581
Boston 58 44.569
Clevl'd. 47 45.559
N.York 55 47.539
Br'klyn 59 35 .628
Boston 55 38.591
Phila.. 54 40.574
N.York 49 45.521
StLouis 45 58 .437
Cinc'ti. 39 65.375
American League. Chicago 7,
Boston 1; Detroit 4, Philadelphia 2;
New York 3, Cleveland 2; St Louis
3, Washington 2.
National League. New York 3,
Chicago 2; Boston 2, Cincinnati 0;
Boston 6, Cincinnati 0; Philadelphia
5, St Louis 3.
There seems to be no trading in
any business as good as trading ball
players. Today you know the home team
and tomorrow there is a bunch of
new faces to get used to.
Presidential Candidate Hughes
should get a leather medal. He stuck
through two innings of the Phila
delphia American league so-called
ball game Monday afternoon.
There is a lot of rhythm in Dubs,
Cubs, Bruins and Ruins. 'Funny!
What's become of the old-time
electrical scoreboard we used to see
out in front of various places?
Washington brags about having a
funny man on the team in Nick Alt
rock. That's nothin', Connie Mack's
whole team is funny.
They are talking about a round-up
to be neld at the old Cubs ball park.
Let's hope it is more of a success
than the round-up of ballplayers that
is been held at the new Cubs park.
WHITE SOX OUTPLAY BOSTON
AND WIN OPENING GAME
When a pitcher pitches and hits ,
and then the rest of the team hits a
and keeps out of the error column, V
that team ought to win. That's
what the leaders in the American
league did yesterday. And, lest we
forget, said leaders of said American
league are our own White Sox.
The aspiring or perspiring Red Sox
toppled down over the shoe-tops, so
to speak, while Reb Russell and Jack
Ness proved the main garters in
holding up Rowland's White Sox.
The home team just took the visit
ors to the laundry and gave them a
clean whitewashing. There was no
question about the final. score from
the third inning on. Russell simply
had the stuff, while Leonard, who did
the hurling for Boston, was very
Incidentally the White Sox
strengthened their hold on first place
and the Red Soxwere lucky not to be
shoved into a tie for second position.
New York trimmed Cleveland, pre
venting a tie between the Indians and
From the Chicago end of it the
game was a slugfest The team gath
ered thirteen safeties, five of them
for extra bases. Russell ony allowed
seven safeties and nary a base on
Jack Ness had a banner day all the
way 'round. Besides gathering three
hits, one of them a home run within
the grounds, he made several swell
plays on hard hit balls. More power ft
to him. v
To a lot of folks who contended .
that our White Sox were having a
flash in the pan, yesterday's game
had a pleasing effect Real baseball
of championship caliber was turned
out. Boston will have to perk up if
Rowland's men continue that brand