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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
ALL DOPE UPSET SOX BATTERS
FAIL AND PITCHERS ARE GOOD
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet. W. Lt. Pet.
Boston. 8 4 .667 StLouis 7 7.500
ChicagolO 6.625 Phila... 6 7.462
N.York. 6 5 .545 Detroit 5 8.357
Clevl'd. 8 8.500Wash'n. 4 8.333
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet
N.York. 8 4.667 Cinc'ti.. 910.474
StLouis 9 6. 600 Phila... 5 6.455
Chicago 9 7 .563 Pittsb'h 711T.389
Boston. 5 4.556 Br"klyn 3 7.300
American League. Detroit 3, Chi
cago 0; St Louis 6, Cleveland 5.
National League. Chicago 6, St
Louis 5 (11 innings); Pittsburgh 3,
Garden City 5, Magnets L
South Chicago 4, Mohawks 2.
Logan Square 5, Romeos 1.
Ragens 25, Joliets 19.
Eagles P. C. 10, Cragin Eagles 4.
Universals 7, Mortons 0.
Kraemers 12, Shamrocks 4.
American Giants 3, West Ends 2.
Chicago Giants 4, Felix Colts 3.
Hammond 7, Murleys 0.
Albany Park 2, Galligans 1.
Merrimacs 3, .Cicero 1.
Haskell-Barkers 10, Eclipse 9.
Dauphins 8, Marlowes 4.
Schultz 6, Dunning A. C. 0.
Arcadia 3, Drummond A. C. 2.
Cicero Athletics 4. Lake Forest 3.
Imperials 14, Sinai A. C. 4.
Rialto A. C. 9, Clover A. C. 5.
Athletics 9, Chicago Braves 2.
Dodger-Trainings 6, Melrose Pk. 1.
Carlson held Reds to four hits.
Schulte and Fischer batted in the Pi
Cleveland's four pitchers couldn't
hold Browns. Pratt's double won in
the ninth. Sisler and Chapman poled
three hits each.
By Mark Shields
If the White Sox were failing to
hit in a game every now and then we
might lay the paucity of tallies on
the South Side to impervious pitch-,
ing by the opposition. And there is
no doubt but what the Cleveland and
Detroit hurlers have performed capa
bly in the last six games out on 35th
But the unanimity with which the
locals have subsided with their bats,
and the length of time such subsi
dence has lasted, leaves no other
conclusion than that the Hose are in
the throes of a batting slump, a dis
mal failure which has tumbled them
from a commanding lead to second
Take the cases of Joe Jackson, Ed
Collins and Happy Felsch. There is
a trio of natural .300 hitters, fellows
who should clout the ball with great
vigor and consistency. But in the
past six games their efforts have
been practically null and void. Jack
son poled a couple yesterday,' and
Felsch knocked three in one Cleve
land game. Ed Collins, in another
Indian tussle, hung up two infield
safeties. But the remainder of the
time, while the clouting three have
put in a hit now and then, they have
usually been soft, especially when
any pals were on base.
This slump, of course, is something
that will be discarded in a short time.
Collins and the two outfielders are
ballplayers of the highest class, fel-j
lows who have nerve and courage
and who are not dismayed by a
slump. They know it is a part of
The remaining members of the
cast have also fallen by the wayside
and the burden of the work devolves
upon the pitchers. All of which is as