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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W.L. Pet W.Ii. Pet
Boston 90 61 .596 N.Y'rk 77 74.510
Chicago 89 65 .578 Washn 76 74.507
Detroit 87 67 .565 Clevl'd 77 77.500
StLouis79 75.513Phila.. 34116.227
W.L. Pet W.L. Pet
Br'klyn 91 59 .607Chicago 67 86.438
Phila.. 89 58 .605Pittsb'h 65 89.422
Boston 85 61 .582 StLouis 60 93 .392
N.York 85 63 .574 Cine'ti. 60 93.392
American League. Cleveland 2,
Chicago 0; Chicago 8, Cleveland 4;
St Louis 6, Detroit 3.
National League. Chicago 6, St
Louis 3, Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 0.
President Reid of the Chicago
Speedway organization telegraphed
from New York he had signed up the
entire list of entrants in the Sheeps
head Bay races for the Grand Amer
ican race at the local bowl, Oct 15.
AH cars except the Sunbeams will
come here. England recalled its fly
ers for military purposes.
Garden City 7, Rex Tigers 6.
Roseland 3, Pullman 1.
South Chicago 3, Wallace 0.
Cicero 12, SS. Peter and Paul 3.
Braves 6, Maywood 0.
White Giants 5, Normals 4.
Romeos 8, Logan Squares 3.
Amer. Giants 11, All-Nations 2.
South Chicago 2, Chicago Gnts. 1.
Feehans 15, Rose of Lima 7.
Lincoln 10, Lake 2.
Apollo 4, Northern Light 1.
E. A. Storrs 4, Maplewqod 3.
Standards 12, Nina 7.
Commercial 7, Jackson Park 4.
Bricklayers 1, Campbell Rovers 0.
Pullman 3, Corinthians 1.
Swedish-American 3, Slavia 2.
CITY SERIES WEDNESDAY FOR
By Mark Shields
Charley Dryden enjoys the world's
series. He goes fishing.
Once more we, as provincials, must
feed on a city series, while other
cities which we are in the habit of
regarding as one-night stands have
the honor of staging the big show of
Pres. Weeghman, on behalf of the
Cubs, has challenged Pres. Comiskey
of the White Sox to a series to de
termine the championship of Chi
cago, a title the American leaguers
have held for several seasons. The
civil strife will start Wednesday, a
flipped coin to determine which park
shall see the opening battle. Weegh
man and Commy will meet today to
decide this feature.
Some of the athletes may kick at
starting the series on Wednesday, as
they secure a share of gate receipts
for only the first four games and will
be cut out of the Sunday divvy. But
the nioble athletes should restrain
themselves. The article of ball' some
of them have put on vjew through
the season makes them very lucky to
get any kmd of a post-season wad of
Both clubs have been disappoint
ments. The Cubs, closing their sea
son in fifth place, occupy the lowest
position of any Cub club since 1905.
In the last 11 years it is the first team
to finish in the second division.
The White Sox, with a noble array
of talent, according to the dope
books, were unable to develop team
work worthy of the name, commit
ted blunders of thought that were
wondrous to behold and broke at cru
cial moments. They lacked the in
spirational spark necessary to a pen
nant winner and are finishing in sec
ond place, being entitled to nothing