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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 13, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 6

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BASEBALL-SPORTS OF ALL SORTS-BOXING
N.York
Phila..
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
National League
, w. L. Pet W. L. Pet.
Chicago2 O1.O0OBrklyn. "0-1 .000
Cin'ti.. 2 0 1.000 Boston. 0 1 .000
1 0 1.000 Pittsh'h 0 2 .000
1 D 1.000 StLouis 0 2 .00,0-
American League
W. L. Pet. W. L.
Waeh'n 2 fltl.OOOIStLouis 0 1
Bosten. 2s 0 1.000Detroit 0 2
Clevl'd. 2 0 1.000 N. York.." 0 2
nhioao-ol Ol.OOOiPhila... 0 2
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
National League. Chicago 2,
Pittsburgh 0; New York 6, Boston 4;
Cincinnati 1, St. Louis 0.
American League. -Cleveland 2,
Detroit, 1; Boston 6, New York 1:
Washington 6, Philadelphia 2.
Pet
:ooo
.000
.000
.000
CUBS GLAD TO GET AWAY FROM
COLD WIND ON NORTH SIDE
I. A. C. swimmers won the 400
yard water relay race in their own
pool, and came within three points of
the New York, A. C. in competition
for the National A. A. U. tank cham
pionships. Fifteen points will be giv
en for first place in the polo match
tonight and nine for second, which
gives the locals an excellent chance
to place in front Besides the relay,
two more events are carded before
the title is decided. The I. A. C. quar
tet equaled its world's record of
3:42 3-5. McGillivray and Hebner
starred.
Because the entire membership of
the Bethlehem Norwegian church
baseball team enlisted for service in
the army or navy, that church will
not be represented in the west divi
sion of t!3 Lutheran league this sea
son. Sunburst Dolan was somewhat
dimmed by Rocky Kansas in ten
rounds at Racine. Rocky showed a
good punch and fought close as
much as possible. An effort will be
made to match him with Ritchie
Mitchell. In a preliminary Eddie
Boehnie was victor over Joe Bishop.
, By Mark Shields
Manager Mitchell of the Cubs is in -'
an unusual position, being, probably,
the only big league pilot who will be A
glad to have his club "-away from '
home during the forepart of the sea
son. After today five games are
scheduled on "The. local lot, the team
Then leaving for a swing around the
western end oi tne isauonai league
circuit. Then comes a short home
stay, subsequent to which the club
will trek eastward .and clash with all
of the seaboard entries.
As a general proposition, managers -want
their clubs on the home lot as ' -
much as possible during the early
days. They enthuse over a schedule
which calls for such an arrangement.
It means lpng drills, at batting prac
tice tind the further perfection of
teamwork, for when a team-is on the
road it has no opportunity for morn
ing drill.
But Mitchell is glad his club will
shortly be going away from here.
Reason, the North Side park during ,
April and .May is the most frigid field
in the two big leagues and the pldy
ers are unable to do. their utmost
They must favor their arms, and the
pitchers are forced to work under
somewhat of, a pull.
As an instance, Larry Doyle was
lifted yesterday after four innings of
endeavor. Larry's inured ankle stif
fened in the chiH breezes and it was
thought best not to take any chances
with him." It is possible Larry will
be relieved frequently until warm
weather comes. $1
Last yefr it was the same story.
The North Sidejs were backward.
Members of the team who had been
Cabs at the old West Side park were
hshidy wkh the weather alibi. They
said it took them much longer to hit
their strides on the North Side.

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