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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet, W. L. Pet.
Boston 87 60.592
Chicago 86 64-.573
Detroit 85 66.563
N.York 76 71.517
St. L's. -78 73 .517
Clevl'd 76 74.507
Washn 73 73.500
BrTdyn 88 57.607
Phila.. 86 57.601
N.York 80 62.563
W. L. Pet.
Pittsb'h 65 83'.439
Chicago 65 84.436
St.LouiS 60 89 .403
Cinc'ti. 57 92.383
American League. Chicago 5,
New York 1; Boston 2, Cleveland 0;
Washington 8, Detroit 5.
National League. Chicago 7,
Brooklyn 4; Brooklyn 4, Chicago 2;
New Yrk 1, SL Louis 0; New York
6, St Louis 2; Philadelphia 4, Cin
cinnati 0; Boston 5, Pittsburgh 0;
Boston 3, Pittsburgh 2. '
In the debate for batting honors in
the American league there is only
one Speaker, yet there is a Ty.
In the first race at Louisville Mon
day Sun Bonnet won. Quite natural
for a Sun Bonnet to get a shade.
There is a great variety of1 drinks
in the baseball world. The Giants
downed two straight yesterday while,
the Cubs and Dodgers were having a
Donovan seems unable to Yank
Comiskey's Sox down.
There will be SOME eclipse in the
spotting world very shortly when the
guy. who can boot a pigskin fifty
yards steps in front of the fellow who
can throw an in-shoot-out-drop
The Maroons are brooding over
the loss of Steve Brodie, star line
man of the varsity football team
Steve has decided to enter Yale. The
reason for Brodie's desertion of Chi
cago is a mystery.
TWENTY-ONE STRAIGHT WINS
BY GIANTS NEW REQORD
Outside of the fact that our plug
ging White Sox won another game
Monday and held their slight chance
of grabbing the America league
bunting, about the most important
thing that happened in the sporting
world Monday was the breaking of
the major league record for consecu
tive "ball games won. McGraw's
Giants turned the trick by trimming
"St Louis both sides of a double bill.
The. previous record was made by
Providence thirty-two years ago.
Without wishing to take any of the
credit away from New York, it is well
to state that the world's record for
a winning streak is held by the Aus
tin club of the Texas league with, a
run of 32 games in a row. The Giants
have a-chance to tie this record, as
they have just eleven more games to
Schupp and Perrit did the hurling
that brought in the record. Our old
friend Zimmerman had a lot to do
with the copping of the second game.
He slapped out a couple of doubles
which netted just half of the six runs
that his fallow ballplayers gathered.
New York's winning streak started
on Sept 7, when they beat Brooklyn
4 to 1. Six double-headers were
among the team's winnings. On
SepL 18 the Second game of a dou
ble bill with Pittsburgh ended in a tie.
The baseball curtain was pulled
down on Comiskey park for the reg
ular 1916 season yesterday. The
South Side hopefuls "wound up their
home season with a win against the
Yanks. As Boston also copped, the
two leading teams in the American
league race stood about as the day
before, except that every time Bos
ton wins nowadays the Sox chances
grow dimmer. Comiskey's crew haa