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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 23, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
EL COLflNS AND FELSCH AFTER
HIGH BATTING MARKS
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
American League
W.L. Pet. W.L. Pet
Boston 85 59 .590St. L's. 76 7.514
Chicago 84 62 .571 iClevl'd 75 72.510
Detroit 84 64 .568Washn 71 72.497
N.York- 75 69 .52lPhila.. 32111.224
National League
W.L. Pet W.L. PcL
Br'klyn 86 55.610
Phila.. 83 57.593
Boston 78 58.574
N.York 76-62.551
Pittsb'h 65 80.448
Chicago 63 82.434
StLouis 60 85 .414
Cinc'ti. 57 89.390
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
American League. Chicago 6,
New York 3; Boston 4, Cleveland 1;
Detroit 6, Washington 5; St. Louis 6,
Philadelphia 3.
National League. New York 5,
Chicago 0; Brooklyn 11, St. Louis 1;
Philadelphia 7, Pittsburgh 4; Cincin
nati 8, Boston 5.
- THE BIG STICK BATTLE
American League
At. bat. Hits. Pet.
Speaker 520 201 .386
Cobb 514 185 .359
Jackson 565 194 .344
National League
At. bat. Hits. Pet.
Chase .". 513 171 .333
Wheat 537 173 .322
Hornsby 468 149 .318
Albany Park Speed Boys and the
Howards will clas hon De Paul field
at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow for the cham
pionship of the Amateur Baseball
Managers' league andthe silver cup
emblematic of the title. Butzow4or
McAdams will pitch for Albany, with
'Gray, or Amunden for the Howards.
Preparations havebeen made to han
dle a big crowd.
Spike Kelly, local welterweight, is
said to have an offer from Australian
promoters for five fights. One con
dition is that Kelly be on the ground
by January 1.
, By Mark Shields
Some members of the White Sot
cast are playing as though they still
believe they 'will be in the post-season
series for the baseball champion
ship of the world. They are not let- .
ting their minds dwell on the cfinso
latien of a clash with the Cubs for
the comparatively slender sum such
a tangle would bring.
Each of the trio of leaders vas
victorious yesterday, which was all
to the advantage of the Boston Red
Sox. Now the world's champions
can afford to lose half of their rej
maining (en games, and the White
Sox could do no better than tie for
the pinnacle by taking six out of
seven. That is how mastodonic the '
advantage of the Bostonese is. '
Two South Side players are devot
ing much time to the collection of
base hits in n endeavor to boost
their batting marks to a line they
have set as an ambition. Eddie Col
lins has not been below .300 since he
became a big league regular and is
certain to be above that figure this
season, though the road has been
Jong and rough. But Eddie favors
himself as a young man capable of
hammering the horsehide for some
thing like .325 or better, and is bent
on reaching thagoal.
He has come forward with giant
stride since the So'x came to their
home lot and heard the flap of a pen
nant in the distance. "Hik percent
age was around :280 at that time, but
Eddie plugged manfully on andvagain
showed himself a money player v of '
the first water.
Hap Felsch is another young man
who has set himself a batting mark,
the attainment of which will give
him great satisfaction. Hap believes
he should hit .300 or better against
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