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H afimimmJmmmmammm 9?. STANDARD-CAMINER. TUESDAY, J UNL 15, 1920. 9 IH
I NATIONAL LEAGUE 1,
Won. Lost, i o..
Brooklyn' . 2S 20
..'inelnnati 2S 21 .571
St. Louis 29 28 ...oa
Chicago 26 2C .50u
Pittsburg- 22 " 22 .500
Boston :21 2-1 .457
New Tork 21 W .420
i V Philadelphia 19 2l. ..u-d
At Boston Chlcno 7. Boston 1.
At Brooklyn Cincinnati 7, Brook
At Now York Si. Louis 7, New
At Philadelphia Pittsburg 6, PbU
Today's Schedule. ' , '
Chicago at Boston. . ' .
Cincinnati at Brooklyn.
St. Louis at New York.
Pituburg at Philadelphia.
! Wheat's Home Run Sends the
Dodgers Ahead But Cham
pions Tie in Fourth,
'v BROOKLYN. June 14. After los
ing four straight games, Brooklyn re
gained the league leadership today by
defeating Cincinnati, ! to 7. Wheat's!
home run over the right field wall,
with two on sent the Dodgers ahend In
the third, but the world's champions
tied it in the fouth and went ahead in
tho fifth. Grimes, who began pitch
ing for Brooklyn in the eighth, drove
in two runs with a single. Score:
Cincinnati 7 14 1;
Brooklyn 9 10 3
Batteries Fisher. Luq-ue and Win-;
go; Cadorc. Grimes and Krueger.
fcK'isnM tsT. Loois beats giants again.
wPv if HP NEW YORK. June 14. St. Louis
lI&H made tl three straight from . Now'
$fj wPB York today, winning a hard-hitting
r ,)iMm game by 7 to 4. St. Louis knocked
ytyJiXM Nehf out In five innings, home runs
:V'$cW'B Iornsby and Fournler accounting
irc$cH ' for 've ru"a- Sehupp, traded to Su
'43pBI Louis by New York last season, wasj
SlarB a'so nar DUt is 'g lead saved j
'PfH n'm- Score: j
W&il&M NewYork . I ' . '. I 10 2
jSSbBI Batteries Schupp and, "Dilhocfcr;'
hL enf' Uubbel, Winters, Douglas andj
sNPIiflM jPrr CHICAGO BEATS BOSTON.
ffity?M BOSTON. June 14. Carter let Bos-,
sWMI lon down wit" four hits today, Chicago'
ft'JpZmM 1 winning, 7 to 1. The visitors hit free-1
jifcSH ly and played an airtight ""garne' '
aH Catcher O'Farrell of Chicago did not ;
ifHf rj have a putout assist or error in the
R nnc innine8, Scre: i
Chicago 7 12 0.
I 'IrH Batteries Carter and O'Farrell;
j UjH Scott, Eayers and O'Neill. i
I sV$B PIULA DELPITI A LOSES.
JwHf PHILADELPHIA. June 14. Bunch-,
invSrH ln 'vc ll'ts off Gallia, 'with two errors'
i I I flH n lllc firsl l"ning, Pittsburg defeated j
JlB Philadelphia today. G to 1. Rawlings'i
tWM second double, folowing a base on j
iftfJwH balls, was responsible for the lone ;
ti'wK' run core: j
Plttsburjr fi' 10 oi
Vflfl! Philadelphia 1 S 2,
i BHl Batteries Cooper and Schmidt;,
Gallia, Bctts and Tragesscr.
I"'- SITlfi BfiLL
Earl Sheeley Leads League
With High Percentage
The hustling Angels will open
seven game series at Salt Lake today
against Ernie Johnson's Bees ' and
' from all Indications the series should
bo a thriller. Wade Killlfer and his
crew have just completed a series wmi
the Senators, where they copped five
of seven played.
- Today's program will be preceded
by a program by the American Le
gion, many stunts having been pre
pared by the former service men to
make the day a gala day.
The Bec3 -will enter into tho coin
ing series three games ahead of the
Seals and tho Salt Lake fans are cagi
to see tho locals raise the ante before
taking to the road next week. How
ever, tho Bees are In a badly crlppieu
, state. Manager Ernie Johnson Is out
of the name with a broken finger,
k Nick Cullop Is in the hospital suffer-)
y"1- ing from Influenza, Spider Baum mi
suffering from a broken toe, and Sands
is also on the sick. list.
Sheeley at Top.
. "Last week a new record for atten
dance was .set when 30,146 fans paid
to see the Seals and Bees in action.
Earl Sheeley went to the. top of me
ladder in loaguo batting, with a mark
of .391. Johnson of Salt Lake is sec
ond with .364, and Maggort of Salt
Lake third with .34 6. llumler is hit-
.: ting ,324. Sheeley has ton homers to
; his credit, sixteen two baggora ana
one triple besides a number of singles
H' and is batting 'cm out with' great re-
gularity. Mighty BUI Rumler has wal
Hld loped the ball out of the lot six times.
Hf The Bees arc second in club field-
H' ing, with an overage of .964, while
Hf j they are out In front with club batting,
H2 ) having a mark of .300,
Ht i Compton is Good.
Hl f Compton, of Sacramento, is slapping
H the apple for a .344 average. Fisher of
H ' Vernon Is. hitting the pill at a .332
Hl average. Miller of Oakland with .342,
HV and Fitzgerald with .323 arc listca
ll with the loading sluggers.
Hlli Wille of Oakland IcadB the league
Hl1; in run getting, having 59 to his credit.
HVll 1 Fisher of Vernon has obtained tho
HjS, t greatest number of hits, 96, Rumler
PT of Salt Lake leads the two base swat-
lers, having 24. In triples, Bohnc of
sf Seattle is out In front with 9. John
j t 'ln of Salt Lake leads In stolen bases
wflh 27 and Corban of San Francisco
leads in sacrifice hits with 20.
Zolllo Zcidcr, former Brooklyn
1 ' ' Dodger will Join the Angels at Salt
, I! LAke today. Hels an inflelder.
!i Canadian Sorry- He Can't Run fw II. . S. ;
, jv 3 JS
Tommy's Hurdle-Stride Is So Perfect He Can Shave Chips and Dimes
From Timber Tops as He Flies Along Chalk Lines -
BY MiA-Y SNVDIii:.
Canada oes the United 'States a big
lump of gratitude.
Carl Tommy" Thompson, born
north of th? forty-ninth 'meridian,
came to IhJs country, became ;i world
beater, and now has been chiimcd l6
fly the Maple Leaf colors at Antwerp.
V.'hLii liarl skimmed tho timbers in
the 120-yard high hurdles i" l l":02, he
heat Bob Simpson's staridlng world'j
record. Bob's time was 11.03.
They once sjtld that there never
would be another "Simpson," bur
Thompson's new mark .stamps him a-v
a fleeter flier over ithe "highs."
Stride Id Perfect. j
For a man of his weight; l5 pounds, i
his speed is marvelous, lie is quick
on the getaway and his stride Is per-j
lie has practiced skimming the hur-i
dies so thinl that he can shave offj
chips or even a dime.
"I didn't realize I was flying so fast
the other day at Philadelphia when 1
broke the world's record." he says. i
"I don't train any differently than'
any other athletes. I get plenty orj
sleep. An athlete has to take plohtyi
of rest to let the spring accumulate
In his legs.
"I guess I'll be running for Canada
Iiji im; Kjii Junius, inuugn.
There was a tinge of regret in his'
voice as he spoke. Ke is an American1
I at heart and western bred. But he's.
, a Canadian and must enter from Can
ada or not at all.
Homo in West.
He has lived in California mo3t of
his life, first coming to the front as a
hurdler as a member of the Long
. Beach, Cal.. high school team and
; later for the Los Angeles Athletic club,
j In 191 G Thompson came to Dart
j mouth and began training under!
Coach Harry Ulllmnn, which brought
him out as a setter of a new world's
Hillman used Tommy a3 a quarter
mller on the 'varsity relay team this
spring, and it was feared that the flat-'
I footed running would ruin his hurdlei
i stride. It evidently improved his
'speed enough, to clip one-fifth of a'
second from the great Missouri hur-
I dler'o time.
HohLj Other Records.
Thompson has establisheu a new na
tional record in the 70-rd low hur-i
dl eonl. his time being's l-.l seconds,
!ce Skater Picked Up More
Than $50,000 in Bank
By PETER P. CARNEY.
Editor National Sports Syndicate.
"It sure is good to be home." said
"Bobby" McLean, who traveled to fnr
away Ivristiania to lose his title as
world's champion professional ice
skater, as he stepped from the Adriat
ic tho other day.
"The Statue of Liberty certainly
looked good to me," continued the
skater. "I had a royal time in Europe
but 1 want to tell you something that
is no secret the United States is ?,
mighty good place to live after you
have seen the others " That's what
they all say.
McLean arrived in Kristiania early
In February and left Liverpool for
New York the middle of May. After
his match race with Mathiesou, which
ended in a most unsatisfactory man
ner, the Chaiog clce skater tourend
Norway, Sweden, Denmark. Germany,
Switzerland, France, Belgium and Eng-
!- r -lily i
! ' ' wt, .THOMSON
and has equaled tin- standing record
of 6 seconds for the Ja-yard high hur-,
He will train for the Olympic- games'
at the Montreal Athletic- club. !
The United Stales has an excellent!
approval everywhere. McLean had an!
interesting trip and cleaned up a lot;
of money anywhere between $50,000!
and nOO.000. I
j Possibly you didn't think there wasj
x any money in ice skating, but If you
talked hours with McLean as I did
the past winter, you would think that j
the ice was covered with gold. As Mc-
Lean is of a thrifty disposition thej
money will not be wasted. He .won't i
'be an ice skater forever and one ofj
j these days when it rains he may want
jto purchase an umbrella and when
;ihat day comes he hopes to be pre
McLean is very hitter over the treat-;
ment he received from the officials j
chosen, for the world's championship
race. He said the people of KrlstlanLi
know that he was unfairly treated and
that they sympathized with him; that
they cheered him when he left the
track, and thai when he went to his
hotel after the race ho had to climb
over the heads .of 2000 porsons to get
into (he hotel. According to McLean,
the Norwegians cheered long and loud
Not Fairly Ecaten.
But the friendship of the Norwe
gians didn't help McLean retain his
title. Contrary to all the reports sent
to this country McLean has no alibis
to offer. He says he was In first class
condition, that lie never skated better
in his life, and that .o would have
won the 10,000 metre race and retained
his title if it had not been for tho
track judge losing his head and giving
either he or Mathlczon tho wrong flag
field of timber toppers, including
Johnson uf Michigan, Smith and Watt
of Cornell and Erdman of Princeton,
but It is doubtful If any of those can
catch the Dartmouth man In the 120
yard high event.
on the turn. Mcuean says - tjokj
tho inside track as the official instruct-!
ed him, only to be stopped by the ref
eree when he came around at i- end
of the first lap, several metres in the
Notttempt was made, to stop Math
ieson and McLean started after the
Norwegian after telling the referee in
his best English .o do what he liked.
McLean knew that the contract he j
signed made it necessary for him to j
finish the race or lose his share of thej
receipts. That" would never do. Then I
McLean, angry over what happened,!
wont put furiously after Mathleson and
caught him in three miles. Then Mc
Lean gained another 100 metres on
Mathieson In another mile, only to find
out that he had used his strength too
quickly. McLean protested the raco
but no attention was paid to him by
McLean challenged Mathleson to an
other race. He offered to skate for
charity and to pay Mathleson to skate,
but the Norwegian had won the title
ho had been ambitious to win and he
snld that he would not race again. Mc
Lean bombarded Mathieson with chal
lenges from all parts of Europe, but
the Norwegian never answered. Mc
Lean says the moving pictures when
they are exhibited here will prove that
he is right In all his assertions.
"I Joat the championship," said Mc
Lean, "but I did not lose it fairly and
no one knows it bettor than the refe
ree of the race."
!1 AMERICAN LEAGUE"
Won. Lost. t-oi.
Cleveland . .,, 3-1 17 .r,i57
New Vork 34 U' .rwj-
Chlcngo US 2'1 .500
! Boston : '.'5 12 .522
Va3hlnalon 24 24 .500
St. Louis 22 2,7- .149
Detroit 17 33 .3 10
Philadelphia 1G 3G .308
At Chicago Washington - Chicago
game postponed; ruin.
At St. Louis Boston 5. St. Louis 10.
At Detroit Philadelphia 0. Detroit
At Cleveland New York J, Cleve
Washington at Chicago.
Boston at St. Louis.
Philadelphia at Detroit.
New York at Cleveland,
QVER NrlW YORK
Coveleskie Pitches Effectively
and Holds Opponents Down
to Five Hits.
I CLEVELAND. O., June 14. Cleve
land made It two out of throe from
I New York today, winning 7 to 1 and;
.retaining first place. Coveleskie
I pitched effectively, barring an occa-j
sional wild streak. He held New York!
to five hits, Thormahlcn scoring the
1 only run on his triple and an error by
Chapman." Cleveland hit Thormahlcn
hard, Nunamaker batting in two and
Covclskie three runs. Score: j
II. H. E.
New York 1 5 2
Cleveland 7 15 2
Batteries Thorrnahleu, Shore , and
Hannah; Coveleskie and Nunamaker.
WBTUOIT PICKING UP.
DETROIT, June 14. Excellent
pitching by Ayers. who held the Ath
letics to sic scattered hits, enabled De
troit to win Its third Mralght game
from Philadelphia today. 5 to 0. Har
ris, fortho visitors, weakened In tho
i eighth and allowed four safeties and
! four runs. Detroit scored Its first
J shut-out victory of the season. Score:
It. II. E.
Philadelphia 0 S 0
! Detroit 5 9 1
Batteries Harls and Perkins; Ay
ers and Alnsmlth.
ST. LOUIS, June 14. St. Louis hit
Russell hard, and, aided by errors,
defeated Boston today, 10 to 5,. for
the third successive lime. It was tho
locals' fifth straight victory. Tobin,
In five trips to .the plate, got a home
run. triple, double and a walk and
I scored three runs. Score:
R. II. E.
! Boston 5 10 ' 4
SL Louis 10 12 1
Batteries Russell and Schang; l."a
vis and Billings.
LOS ANGELES The municipal
golf course it so crowded that golfers
have asked the city to put In another
nlne-holo course or provide benches
for tho waiters,
NO KIN TO BOB.
PORTLAND Carl Martin. eX-sol-dler
boxor, Js Roklng matches here.
He does not claim any relationship to
Bob, tho A. E. F. champion.
WHAT A STAR HE'D BE IF HE j I
, HAP TWO ARMS! . til
I .Most fellows have a hard time con
vincing the public they are ball play
ers with two arms, but Robert 11. Al
j lison. student at Blackburn college,
j Carllnvllle, III., gets along with one.
Allison lot his arm In ;. mine e.
I plosion, but it didn't keep him out tit
J He has been elected captain of the
college team because of his stellar
Cobby is an outfielder. Last season
he didn't have an error chalked, up
against him. ' '-
lie canciit off runs at the plate reg
ularly. Hore's how he does it:
On catching a fly bull he flips It Into
the air n few feel, throws off the
j glove, .catches the ball and whips It
back. 11c works so fast and accurate
that lie entirely offsets the few seconds-lost
by reason of his peculiar
method of fielding. I-Iltilng a ball in
his territory Is like dropping it in a
j He chokes a bat pretty well up to
i ward tho heavy end and has a reputa-
tlon of being somewhat of a long-dls-i
lance hitler. Last season he made
two home runs besides a flock of
triples and two-base hits.
When tho fall season olj college ath
letics rolls round he plays football
He takes his place at guard aiul is a
hard nmn to buck.
Allison is working hla way through
school and has saved $2,000 with
which he expects to fit himself for
I He doesn't think an empty sleeve
i will handicap him any more in tho
I legal profession than it has In ath-
I BLISS PROMOTED.
I AKRON Jimmy Bliss, coach of the
, central high school here, has been en
gaged to coach at Miami university
! next fall. Jimmy Is called a "miracle
WEE EE SAYS gg& 1 B
He only caught a single flab. pffV O
- He mlnht ha.Te caught one more J N-T IH
If there had ben another one t$5$rL feZ" r
For nalo at tho fish Btora. KZE$r , , "
I ySf3r 1
I THE J'AN SAYS:
, I do not care to question why
I The hall Is hit so far and high;
1 lovo to find some sunny spot.
1 do not worry if It's hot.
And there I sit and have a thrill
. Each time a player hits the pill.
1 like to see the homo team lag
Then In the eighth fill every bag,
: With bases cholteri and two men out
Some slugger get a home run clout;
' A three-base swat 1 love to see
Bounce off the well known hickory.
' Two-baggors, too. delight my eyes
', And singles I do not despise
' Baseball to me is never dull
Provided hits are plentiful.
That's why 1 never question why
The sphere is hit so far and high,
I simply sit and have a thrill
Each time some athlete swats the pill.
Of the manufacturing of reasons
there is no end. Fans hav been as-i
tonished at the amount of free hitting!
In the major league games so far this'
season. As soon as the fact va3 no
ticeable, tho experts dashed into print
to explain why. j
Some suld it was because baseballs
aro better made and have more life!
than in the war days. Othera accused
the magnates of slipping "rabbit" balls
Into the games balls with an extra
amount of rubber or cork inside,
which cause tle pill to ride a mile.
Then a group came forward to main
tain that the ban on freak pitching
gave tho batsman the advantage they
have needed for several years, the re
sult being that thoy could "step Into"
the ball and swat it for fare-theo-well
Instead of backing away from the
plate as they were forced to do against
freak pitching for fear of being
I This soems like a rcusonable ex-
planatlon. Red Faber has offered the
I presence of clean, white balls as the
reason for the batters getting their IH
eye.? on the apple better this season .H
than ever before. H
' ' liB
Al) these explanations may have a jH
hand In the business. However, the ll
fan does not worry about the why. u. H
loves to see the ball hit. especially H
when there's a runner or two or three jH
on the bags. That's the kind of base-. IH
ball he likes to see, and the reason for jH
the hitting is of less importance than '1
the fact that hitting is freer and hard- JH
or than for many years. Il
ASSOCIATION GAMES. H
lndlanupolls Wins. IH
INDIANAPOLIS, June 14. Score:
R. H. E.
Kansas City 1 5 1
Indianapolis 9 1
Batteries Boldcn and Brock; Cavet H
and Cosset. (.Ten innings.) H
Columbus Yhi Close Game.
COLUMBUS. O., June 14. Score:
K. H. E.
St. Paul 3 9 1
Columbus 4 S 9
Batteries Griner and Hargrave;
Lyons, Sherman and Hartley.
Milwaukee Wins by Slugging. H
.Milwaukee IS 17 0 H
Toledo 4 1 H
Batteries Relnhart and Gaston' H
Dubuc, Strykcr and McNeil. . . jH
Minneapolis VVln.. J
LOUISVILLE, By., June 14. Score:
R. H. E. 1
Minneapolis S 15 1 I
Louisville 2 6 3 ,
Batteries Lowdermilk and Mayer; H
Koob and Kocher. (Thirteen Innings.) I'l
I Toklo has about 45,000 telephones j
and GO, 000' persons are said to be
seeking the service.
SAY, POP This Seems to Be a Sort of Compromise Suit. V, . A , By C. M. Payne
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DOINGS OF THE DUFFS Things Look Brighter for Olivia When She's Asleep. . r By Allman H
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