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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet. . W. L. Pet
StLOuis 54 65 .454
Chicago 5? 66 .445
Cinc'ti. 45 76.372
W.L.. PcL W.L. Pet.
Br'klyn 70 43.619
Boston 65 43.602
Phila.. 65 46.575
Boston 70 48.588
Detroit 67 56.545
Chicago 66 56..541
N.York 65 56.537
StLouis 66 57 .536
Clevel'd 66 57.536
Wash'n. 57 61.483
Phila... 29 91.222
National League. Chicago 5, Bos
ton 1; Brooklyn 13, Cincinnati 6.
American League. Cleveland 5,
New York 1.
Ever Hammer, matched with
Johnny Dundee for a fight in Kansas
City Sept. 11, is back from the farm
and has started active training, at the
Arcade. Hammer will' go to the
scene of the battle Sunday.
Denver booties have made Fred
Welsh a 3-to-5 choice in his coming
fight with Charlie Whie, with odds
of 3 to 1 that Charlie will not score
a knockout. Both men went hard at
work today, polishing up their box
ing. Each has about finished his
South Park tennis club defeated
Sherwood, 8 matches to 1, taking the
team championship in the Chicago
Associated tennis league.
Ernest Kockler and Willie Kell
won the 12-hour ibike grind at Riv
erview, covering 261 1-3 miles and
two laps. Vanderpaelt and Him
schoot were second.
Fred Merkle hammered two hits
for the Dodgers on his first appear
ance with the league leaders. The
Dodgers got 17 hits off three Red
Indians poled Russell and went into
tie for fourth place, Lambeth held
Yanks to four hiti
MORAN, IN TOWN, TO MAKE BID
TOR HEINIE ZIMMERMAN
By Mark Shields
Auctioning Heinie Zimmerman .
continues at a merry clip, withthe
bidding becoming wilder each day.
But so far no other manager has of
fered anything In the way of human
flesh that appeals to Joe Tinker and
Prexy Weeghman. '
Pat Moran brings his Phillies to
town today to close the final eastern
invasion of the North Side, and Pat
has some athletes he would be will
ing to leave here in exchange for, the
gyrating German. Stock, the Phil i
third baseman, is one man menr
tioned in trade talk. He is a good
ballplayer and would dp nicely on
the North Side.
Bostons' offer of Rtzpatrick,
Smith, Collins and Barnes looked
bad when the Braves left town. Stal- -lings
shot Barnes against the Cubs
twice and each tinie the pitcher was
hammered from the mound. That
didn't make him much of an asset-.
Brooklyn is out of the bidding. Mc
Graw has not quit, but must come.
through with more than he has yet
offered. Doyle and Kauff would do
well enough. '
Tinker, himself, is panning his own
chattel. He opines that if the pen
nant race was not warm, with three
clubs having .a chanceNfor the flag,
Zim would not be so eagerly sought.
He has had experience- with Zim and
does not envy the manager who has
to handle him in the future.
On many previous occasions trade
talk has involved Zim, but each time
it has blown over. There is no w?
chance for such an occurrence now,
as Tinker has laid down the law flat
ly that he will never boss Zim again.
And the owners on the North Side
are strong for the present manager
and arenot hesitating utetween him
and the third baseman