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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING
STANDING OF THECLUBS
.ret. w. u .ret.
Br'klyn 93 59.612
Phila.. 90 61.596
Boston 88 62.587
N.York 85 65.567
Chicago 67 86.438
Pittsb'h 65 89.'422
StLouis 60 93 .392
Cinc'ti. 60 93.392
W.L. Pet. W.L. Pet.
Boston 91 63 .591N.Y'rk 78 74.513
Chicago 89 65 .578 Washn 76, 75.503
Detroit 87 67 .565 Clevl'd 77 77.500
StLouis79 75.513Phila.. 36117.235
. National League. Brooklyn 9,
New York 6; Boston 6, Philadelphia
3; Boston 6, Philadelphia 1.
American League. Philadelphia 5,
Boston 3; Philadelphia 7, Boston 5;
New York 9, Washington-9.
Andy Williams, local lightweight,
is a busy boy these days under the
pilotage of Manager Jimmy Kilroy.
Kilroy has finally broken into the big
time and is arranging some good
fights for members of his stable.
Williams is slated for a go Oct 10
with KM Beebe at Evansville, Ind.,
and this is to be followed on Oct 22
with a crack at Jhck Purnell at In
diana Harbor. In, both of these fights
the weight is "to be 133 pounds. A lot
depends on the result of these bat
tles. ' Backers, of Pal Moore, Quaker
city lightweight, have asked terms
for a fight between Williams and
Moore in Philadelphia Oct 25. Kil
roy answered that his man would
show for 25 per cent of the gate 're
ceipts. Should he succeed in clean
ing up his two fights in this vicinity
he will have no difficulty in landing
such a split
Cus Christie and Bat Levinsky
fought eight rounds to a draw at
Memphis. The battling was furious
all the way.
Gunboat Smith outfought Joe Cox
-in ten rounds at Brooklyn.
DOPE FAVORS WHITE SOX IN
BATTLES WjTH CUBS
By Mark Shields
All available dope on the city se
ries which begins today favors the
White Sox to repeat their perform
ance of the last three years and land
the title in easy fashion. They have
the pitchers, the batters and proper
fielding strength. They have the
prestige that comes from a com
mendable fight in a league as strong
as the American was during the season-just
But the psychological angle gives
the Cubs an outside. chance to upset '
all this pre-series dope. The Cubs
finished in fifth place in their league,
an organization generally conceded
to be weaker than the American cir
cuit. They are not highly regarded
as a ball team and nothing much is
expected of them. If they are
whipped and fight hard there' will be
no heart-burnings on the Norh Side
and the fans will not h.e greatly upset.
They will not play under the same
strain that affects the White Sox.
Rowland's people have been rated
high all year. They must win this
post-season strife or get the ribald
guffaw from the fan army of the
town. There is a mental strain in
volved when playing under such con
ditions that is not good for most ball
clubs, and the Sox through the sea
son, notably in their clashes with the
Red Sox, indicated they did not care
greatly to operate under a mental
The Cubs Can go into the affray
with gay abandon. If they lose, well
and good. It was to be expected. On
theory they can cut loose, try most .
any kind of play and not be assailed
if the strategy falls down.
And there you are. The dope fa
vors the Sox, but the Cubs may up
set the apple cart Could anything
be more lucid. The foregoing should