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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 31, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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National League
W. L. Pet " W. L. Pet
Sr'klyn 72 44 .621 Pittsbh 54 64 .458
Boston 69 45 .605 StLouip 55 67 .451
Pnila.. '67 4SJ.&78
NTTork 56 58.491
Chicago "5,4 68 .443
CInc'tl. 46 78.371
American League
W.L. Pet
Boston 7151.582
Detroit 69 57.548
Chicago 68 57 .544
StLouis68 58 .540
W. L. Pet
IN.Ydrk. 66 58.582
CleveVd 67 59.532
Wash'n 59 62.488
Phila... 27 S3 -.225
i National League. Chicago 2, Phil
adelphia 0; Brooklyn 4, St Louis 1;
New York 6, Cincinnati 5; Bostpn 1,
Pittsburgh 0; Pittsburgh 7, Boston 6.
AnTerican League. Chicago 7,
Philadelphia 3; New York 5 Detroit
2; Washington 3, Cleveland 1; Bos
ton 4, St Louis 0.
As we understand it, Pitcher Pfef
fer of the Dodgers' is called Jeff be
cause his name is Ed.
Ad Wolgast has claimed the world's
lightweight championship so often
that he believes it himself:
McGraw has tied a string to Jim
Thorpe so often that the chief is be
ginning to resemble a department
store parceL
Heinie Zimmerman" in any other
uniform would be fired just as often.
Philadelphia fans are getting ready
"for a big treat when Ping Bodie re
ports to the Mackmen. Ping, you
know, is a ukalele player.
Barney Dreyfuss has just issued
pamphlet No. 15 showing why the
national com'n should award George
Sisler to the Pirates.
Eddie Plank is suffering from an
overdose of clams. Thought it was
a case of too much. Mackerel.
Specs Mead6ws pitched ten
straight balls the other day. Despite
his augmented ocular equIpmentLee
couldn't see the plate.
- By Mark Shields
Right off the reel Larry Doyle
proves himself one of the game's
styrs. He's a hold-out, andraly fel
lows of exceptional ability repulse
real money.
Doyle's contract with the. Giants,
assumed by the Cubs when' he was
traded by Zimmerman, expires this
fall, and Doyle wants to be fixed with
a long-term agreement at a good sa
ary. He has plenty of money laid
up, according to all reports, and
threatens to quit the game if his
terms are not met
It isn't likely that the difference
between the player and club will last ,
Doyle Is badly needed and a settle-
meat is, probable with both sides
making concessions.
Hunter played third base dnd-dis-ported
himself in a likely manner,. He
has not been doing much business at
that station, McGraw having a hole
at first now and then v)hich the
youngster was used to plug. The
newcomer handles himself with con-N
fidence and is cocky, as are mostof
the people who hae worked under
McGraw. He made-one error, but it
was not fatal, showing he is not yet
accustomed to Cub style.
Usually when North Side players
make miscues away ( goes the bajl
game, no matter how much good
baDplaying precedes or follows the
Aspiring, perspiring, and, possibly, '
inspiring youngsters -are to have
plenty of chance for the remainder
of the season with the Cubs, hut the'
home folks will have little opportu
nity to observe their antics'. Tinker
wantecT to make the best showing
possible before the local crowds and
for that reason kept the veterans in
the gamef. On the road he intends to
experiment with .seyeral comblna

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