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BASEBALC-SPORTS of ALL SORTS boxing
STANDING OF THE CLOBS
W.L. Pet W.L. Pet
N.Y'rk 76 72.514
Clevl'd 76 74.507
Washn 74 73.503
Boston 88 60.595
Chicago 86 64 .573
Detroit 85 66.563
StLouis78 73 .5171
W.L. Pet. - W.L. Pet.
Br'klyn 90 57 .612Chicago 65 86 .480
Phila.. 87 57.604
Boston 184 58 .592
N.York 82 62.569
Pittsb'h 65 86.430
StLouis 60 91 .397
Cinc'ti. 57 93.380
American League. Boston 3, New
York 2; Washington 13, Philadel
phia 3. ,
National League. Brooklyn 2,
Chicago 0; New York 3, St. Louis 2;
Boston 1, Pittsburgh 0.
THE BIG STICK BATTLE
At bat Hits. Pet
Speaker 531 205 .386
Cobb .... '.527 193 366
Jackson 576 196 .340
At bat Hits. Pet
Chase ?527 178 337
Daubert ..... 449 144 .320
Wheat 547 174 .318
Joe Mandot, who for years was a
lightweight championship contender,
yesterday announced that he was
through witn the boxing gamte for
good. Prospective bouts with Ben
nie Leonard and Johnny Dundee
have been called off. "I've got enough
invested in apartment houses td al
low me to sit back and take it easy,"
said Joe. "I'm too lazy to train for
any more bouts."
Hyde Park high school football
team trimmed Lagrange yesterday
afternoon, 25 to 0. Hyde Park
seemed to have a thorough kndwl
dge of the game and played the
ers off their feet
CUBS LOSE LAST GAME OF THE
SEASON IN THE EAST
No matter how good a pitcher
may be going a ball team hasgot to"
hit behind hiui to win games. That
is just where the Gubs fell down at
Brooklyn yesterday and the Robins
copped the final Cub-Brooklyn game
of. the season. Hence Joe Tinker
didn't succeed in pulling the league. -leaders
out of their top-notch posi
tion, as was his highest wlsn when
his crew blew into Dodgerville.
Jim Vaughn only allowed five hits,
but they came at opportune times.
The Cub crew gathered just as many
blows, but they were too much scattered-
to do any damage.
The Cubs left last nighi for the
west Two more games are yet to be
played before the-1&115 curtain i3
rung down on Tinker's outfit. Both
these contests will be staged on the
home grounds and against the St
Part of the Cub team stopped off
at Lansing, Mich., today to give the
honie town fans a chance td eye the
outfit that Vic Saier plays with., It
is Vic's home town.
Probably the mojt important se
ries in-'the 1916 race in the National
league, starts today when the Brook
lyn andv Philadelphia teams tackle
each other. It is expected that the
outcome of the three gmes to be
played will just about decide the
National bunting holder.
At present the Dodgers have a
game and a half lead on the Phillies.
In order to slip Into first -place Mc
ran'B crew must take aU three
games. The Phils are wild over their
-pennant possibilities and are acting
hke a crew of kids, yet playing great
baseball. There is no lack of pep.
Brooklyn players have their hearts -set
on keeping on- top of the other
seven teams in the league.