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M RUTH NEAR TO
l New York Slugger Is Only Few
v Points Behind George Sis-
ler of St. Louis
fcuPV CHICAGO, July 10 With n now
flrEl world's record within his grasp, 1 Babe"
Km Ruth, the New York slugger, today
9flH is driving towards the hatting eham-
EH plonshlp of the American League.
H Reposing in fourth place a week ago.
SH the homcrnn kip if now second In the
fHH list of bittern with an average of
pH 3S6. thirtv three points behind Geo.
EH Sleler, the St. I.ajul8 star, who Is lead-
HM Inp the league Kuih passed rhe vetei-
rH on Tris Speak r of Cleveland, and Joe
tM Jack on ,.f Ch:.-..go. who are tied for
H the third place honors, with .38 , Sis-
ler. In first place. Ifl hatting .4 19.
gHl Ruth connected with thirteen hits
ITVv in nine games In addition he pulled
nva from Speaker for .'coring honors
iio has crossed the plate seventy times.
while the Clevelander is two runs be-
tBB Bice, of Washington, continued to
PWT bum the paths and Is far out in front
imtfm among the Imse stealers with 35 thefts.
Vfl Other leading batten art Weaver.
fKfl Chicago .365; Rice. Washington. .35 1,
HI Milam 'Washington, .346; Johnson
Cleveland. .341. E. Collins. Chicago.
BMW 340; iicndryx, Boston. 33$; Felsch.i
'.4tl ( m Chicago. 33 3. I
hUf . HORNS!? DETHRONED.
' 1 1 j , yn, of Bos m, p outfielder.
mM and "pinch htttei dethroned Rogei 1
si i 1 1 1 1 t!o
y i , ague batti i - ho ha ve pai tlclpated
" in fortv or more game'. I!e Is baiting'
103 for 4? games, in which he cracked'
if ,,ut "0 hits In 2 times at bat. Horns-
J bv, however, is the real leader among
. M the regulars, with a mark of 878.mad
in 73 games. Hollochoi of Chicago,
.ijjt had tied th Si Louts star a b run
JH getter, having crossed the plate fifty
H Cv Williams, of Philadelphia de-
H Uvered his weekly homerun nnd is l aJ-j
'sH tug In circuit drlyes with nine Max
-H Carey, the Pittsburgh outfielder, stole
three more bases and is far In front
TM of the base stealers, with -8 thefts
OTHER (.ooi) HITTI RS.
fcH Other leading batters: B. Smith New
York. .366; Konetchy. Brooklyn. .333;
Nicholson, Pittsburgh. .326. Roush,
H Cincinnati 126; Williams, nuaaeipnia
H .3'l; Hollocher. Chicago, .821; Lau-
H bert, Cincinnati. .821; Ciroh. Cincinnati,
a .31 s ; Young. New York. .316. Robert-
H eon Chicago. .31"..
IIH Bi n Tlhcup, the Indian pitcher, with
K Louisville, Is so firmly entrenched In
the batting leadership of the American
BHMggR association that all attempts to dls-
xPHKI lodge him have beon unavailing. He
i Is sotting the pace with an average of
Rapp of St. Paul, went Into a tie
Wm v. i i h 1 M i -sen . (" hon-
m mm nr- In base stealing, i h having 26
Y Sunn Brief of Kansas City, nosed
i ahead of Ha v. r - i 'ani. in home
: run hitting, having a total of nine
4' The Paul slUggi t has i Ighl 1 i hi i
H leading batters: Hartley. Columbus.
H .359; Wickland, Toledo. .357; Rapp. St
H Paul. 331. Wade. Minneapolis, .126;
H Sweeney, Kansas City. .323; Magce.
Vj Columbus. .222; Goon, Kan.u City,
H .321, Rondeau, Minneapolis, .320,
B Kutler Milwaukee, .320; Dressen. St
IN WESTERN id AGUE.
HH Bogurt of Joplin. regained the bat-
B ting championship of the Western L a-
H cue passing Carl East, the Wichita
PH pitcher, llogart has an average of .377,
jlV while East la one point behind. Berk
3f of Wichita, broke the tie for honors
H in home run hitting, increasing his
gLa total to 14 Varyan, his team mate,
SHS has thirtren
Jl '. Lee of ( imaha, the leading base
SI stealer, is being pressed by Pitt of
! ! !i. , i V. , - 1 1 ' iv-1 i if
flsll I'I'i I-'1 La- .i stiim,- -f 1 S tlo fls.
MBS while Pitt has 17, and Kclleher 16.
KSQfll other leading batters: Varyan,
HBS Wichita. 36a, Shestak. Bt, Joseph,
-j$Mk 865; Beck, Wichita 846; Coffey. lies
jBl: Moines, .34 4; Levlvelt, Omaha. .343,
l Pitt. Oklahoma City, .333, Platte.
Ijr iu, aha, 332, Crosby, St Joseph, .332.
TOO MANY HITS,
1, John McGraw, always a lover of air
tight pitching, Is having a lot of fun,
SBj these days shooting sarcasm at the
3HHB magnates of both major leagues who
MfB - were instrumental in having the freak'
IfraBlVj pitching deliveries abolished. The;
BBHBi Clam boss says there Is entirely too
jSHB 4 much hitting in the major!!; this season
KBW and that before the campaign ends In
Kf3BV ! 'he fall faiidorn will be so sick and
tired of seeing home I una. triples and;
1 I doubles made they wont care whether
HI jf -J Lhey ever see another ball game.
Sfl S "I hope those magnates who were,
Sflil" so eager to kill off the freak deliveries
KBIijH are beginning to see, the error of their1
Vf i ruling," said McGraw "I like to nee
Kftg hitting as well an the next one, hut the;
If number of heavy hltfl thai are being'
U registered thia season shown plalnl)
DSbVt I ' the iii ofl 111 11 to lias Hniuiwr too far In
HB) I J 'he other direction and the grand old'
BB I game Is going to suffer as a result. '
BjBJ B McGraw contends that of the two,
BBBI H evils, the fan prefers less hitting and
B9I more airtight pitching. He admits that
BJT-Hb fans do like to sec a rampage of hit-
BBsB ting occasionally, but that too many
BBB hits make for loose play and has a
BBS derided tendency to klrl Interest In the
BJBJiw sport One or two big score games In
Bfll a season la sufficient, according to Mc-
BHB O raw.
HY MiGraw declared recently that the
BBjl .ibolishment of freak pitching has
rJBBI placed the poor hitter almost on a par
Bfl B w ith the good hitter. He says come
HB players are making good a.s hitters now
BBXji ! who nevi.r could have held a major
BsH H league Job last season or at any time
SB; ml before the hurlers were restricted. Al-
BBPl ' though he did not go state, his speech
BC B ! taken to indicate that he will op-1
BBB K pose the rule against freak deliveries'
BBW before another campaign opens.
PC!f I don t care particularly about the
MB : pub. ill." H ild McGraw. " but 1 eon-
PjVjVJllI I fess that I run unable to see the harm
LMl ft in 11 player rubbing in the dirt, or even j
SnBI L I placing a little rosin on it Such prac-
nBBI & J lice as thp:i are absolutely harmless,
uBB et they give the pitcher a chance
BJj I lo gt a firm hold on the bnll and rn-
BBfl Ifrf able him to throw some curves he
ItttfB eannot ever attempt with a smooth
MH y ball, it's wrong, thia total abollsh-
VK&l tnent, and the magnates will see It be -
! ' lure the season has Closed "
UK IN j
Alma Richards Takes High;
Jump and Also 16-Pound
NEW YfiP.K. July LO. Everett L. j
Bradley, of the University of Kansas,
I w ho iiaMfled In third place in the
I pentathlon tryouts last Saturday, led1
the ioint winners today when half t li . -'decathlon
everts had been completed
in the Olympic tryouti" at Travers Is
land. The competition will bo con- j
eluded there tomorow. In addition to;
i the remaining five contests on ihe iie-
cathlon program there Will be final
trouto In the 3.000 meter steeple
chase, and 10,000 meter walk.
In today's tests, A W Richards for-'
mer Cornell man and Olympic high
inmp champion, representing the 1
iien a A., of Ogden Utah, was Hrst
in the high Jump with s.x feel 2 inches
and also In the 16 pound shot put Srttb
forty feet, 3 inches.
itobert iegendre of Georgetown
University, won the broad Jump with I
.'l feet, 7 1-2 Inches Bradlc being
second with 21 feel, five inches. Wll-
iam fount, of 1. os Angeles. Calif.;
won the 400 meter run in h2 8-5 sec-i
onds and the LOO meter dash resulted I
in a triple tie for first honors between
Bradley, Kegendr and Yount. each!
Of whom ran the distance In 11 1-6 1
Nineteen men smarted and only two!
Of Lheafl drODDed out today The names
of the ten highest scorers with their
Official awards of points follow.
Everett L Bradley, University of
Uobert Legendre, Georgetown Uni
brutus Hamilton, University of Mis
souri 359' 027
Kverett IOllis, Syracuse University,
A. W. Richards. Ogden A V 3 17.. -747.
Harry Coelltz. Ilinols A ., Chicago,
William Yount, l.os Angeles X. C .
34 1 y.T66.
Lieut. EL L. Videl, r s army, 3353 -
Leon Perrlne. University of Idaho
330.' 1 1
W, i'. Bartels, i niversltj of Pennsyl
vania, 3 1" y i B86.
BOXING II NEED
OF UPLIFT, CLAIM
Board Hopes lo Bring About
Change in Conditions
Affecting This Sport
The army. na n ml civilian board
t of boxing control is planning to elim
inate the boxer who gains his fistic
: education entirely In the school of ex
perience, in favor of the lad who ac
quires h'.s first knowledge of the spoit
as an amateur This is according to a
recent unofficial statement from one
high up In the counsels of the self
appointed body of the ring g:ime
i The contention has been for years
thai boxing needed uplift, it has been
charged b the besi ft lends of the
Sport that Ico manv fighters b-arne.l
their trade in the back rooms of
saloons and not enough youngsters
tooi up the p.isiime as amateurs so
that they could advance to the profes
sional class via easy stages, and thus
bring some prestige to the spoit
According to the plan said to have
; been adopted by the national body
: those fighters who have taken up tlu
game because It offers a primrose path
in fame and fortune are doomed to
1 disappointment, Future fighters are
going to be required to have more
than acknowledge boxing, and this
j In the hope that the general tone of
I the gams may change.
tieorge Dlxoh, Jon Wolcott, Terry
M Govern. Stanley Ketchel Billy Pap-
ke, and others of the stars of a few
years back would be back numbers
, Indeed with the new organisation.
They are appreciated for what thev
; accomplished In flstlana, but because
I of their lack of education and the lack
of refinement in some of them. the
, assisted unintentionally of course to
place i be game In bad jepute In cer
I tain sections by their conduct after
The new order will not be alarming
to I hose fullowera of the game who
have been Intimately identified with
'the boxing movement among those
clubs fostering the amateur Idea They
, point with pride to the fact thut Jiin
Corbett, Bob Kitzsimmons, Jm k Mc
lullffe, Lea Darcy, Charley Mitchell,
M n '.-iis. and a host of oilier clever
lads, graduated from the amateur
ranks, and each won fame and for
I lone although they did not In (.y,-r
l case retain the fortune part
The wonderful impetus given to
the boxing game during the war has
created new interest in the amateur
, Idea. It is predicted thai next fall
practically every athletic elub In the
! country wdll install a boxing class
The African ostrich is the largest
of all living birds.
! I WEE EE 5AYS I
jf9k vSrw l ve rrle'' but fnr the lifo of mo
( VKy V, 1 1 boneally cannot
1 See where'bouts the fun cornea in
ust Pushing round the shot.
. . J j
This news eomes bubbling o'er the
To set the sporting world on fire
George Slsler makes his hundredth hit
And Cobb declares he's going to
Probably these two Items of news
had no connection. The Georgia
Peach Isn'f going to quit baseball Just
because Staler of the Browns, la the
flrsl big leaguer to make centur of
bingles this sea-son.
But it is interesting to note that
Cobb's announcement of his probable
retirement and Slsler s fnt ame on
the same doy last week.
Cobb was hadiy hurt early '.ast
month In a collision with Plagstead
Tendon- in his knee were "pulled"
ami thej are slow m recovering Ty
without a pair of perfect knees, is like
apple pie without cheese There's n
rln mc for ou
If Cobb eannot run and slide as he
USed to it is not surprising that he
should plan to leave the game wdth
his glorious record untarnished the
record of being the greatest player,
past or present, the game has eser
Cobb, without the power to run and
take chances, Is Cobb no longer, and
he tcali;;es that as well as anyone It
Seattle Blanks Oaks
In Peppery Contest
SKATTI P.. July lo By trimming
the Oaks here yesterday the bu lls
'made It four straight over the Bay
City stars, the count being 4 to 0.
Oardner, former Oak. twirled for
Seattle 'ml allowed his former mates
I but two hits Th score
R H K
Oakland . . .0 2 s
Seattle . 4 13 I
Batteries; ltoiiing and Mit.e, Gard
! ner ami Baldwin-
Fittery Loses Hard
j Fought Tilt to Seals
I SAN FRANC1SCOI Jnlv 10. The
I Seabi won their third straight g.ime
I from the Sacs here yesterday G to 3.
A rally In the eighth Inning put the
game on Ice for the Seals three runs
'seining breaking the deadlock. Fit-
( tery on the slab out pitched Couch in
every Inning but his support was
I ragged. The score:
R. H E.
Sacramento 3 11! 4
3a n Francisco 5 s 2
1 Batteries Fittery and Cady: Couch
I and Velle.
Milton's works are believed to have
otcn influenced by the great Dutch
poet: .looat van del Vogel.
Is S marvel that he has gone us fai
as he has without serious Injury, fori
be has always been a player of daring,
B taker of desperate chances
in ract. it has been his fearlessness
and not his personality which has
made him a popular idol on the ball,
field He has scored hundreds of
runs In his career by doing things
which other players do not venture to
do. Fie has plaed baseball fearless
ly all his life, he has played to win
ball games every mlnut played with,
his eves wide open for eveiy chance.
That's the kind of ball player thej
fang like tb see. and thai Is why thei
Detroit Tlgei.. have always been a
great attraction i" 'i" American
league, no matter where they stood In
the pennant race
, . .
So the retirement of Cobb if It
.omPS now or later wil bo a loan to
baseball and a thing regretted by ev
BD lover of Ihe game. Stirs Ilk him
appear seldom and bn-ball needs
Who knows perhaps Sisler is to he
the man to take Cobb's place as 1 he j
outstanding, predominant hero of the
Earns. Even Babe Ruth, with all his
home runs cannOI hope to over
shadow a player who can display t:e
agllltv and daring of a Cobb on the.
ball field. I
Pitchers are still complaining about 1
jlhe handicap Imposed upon them by
j the nntl-fteak rules, some of which I
I Stem to be Juat. others don't,
i Doctoring the cover of a ball by
'such substances as rosin and emery
to make It do strange Irlcke, doesn't
fii Into the grand old pastime some
how. On the other hand, the spltbali slab
bers seem to he more Justified. It Is
I natural to spit In one's glove or to
I moisten the fingers while handling a
1 So doubt some of the pitchers this
:.iir ate springing the new rule alibi"
! stuff because they aren't proving ef
' iccllve. but there are some who really
are being hit badly. Less complaining
. :nl more effort to make their breaks
I In pitching would get better results
Pacific Coast League
Standing of Tcnina.
Won I-ost Pet
I Salt Lake 56 3S .591
Vernon 66 4- .571
I Los Angeles H 42 o53
San Francisco 49 4 1 o27
Portland 48 43 . 500
I Seattle 40 52 .435
j Oakland 4o F.7 .12
j Sacramento 3s 55 .409
Salt Lake 11. Los Angeles 0.
Portland 8, ernon, 1
San Francisco 5, Sn ramenio 3.
j Seattle 4, Oakland 0.
The Serb s,
j Sill Lake 8 at Los Angeles 1.
Vernon 2 at Portland 2.
Sacramento 1 at San Fiancisoo i.
Oakland 0 at Seattle
Pew Of Ihe forelfcn -'ibstance pitch-!
era hao retained their effectiveness
because they haven't tried hard enough
to pitch the curves and shoots.
The saliva ball Is hoi objections!
to either the club owners or the base
ball, and it would not be surprising
to see the bun lifted on It before an
other year rolls round.
Small scores are not infrequent this
season. 'Rip'' i""o)lins. thb Yankee
collegian, held the Ited Sox ruhlei 1
and gave them one scratchy hit ihe
And then Walter Johnson the Great
comes right back at the Boston boys
and hurls a no-hlt no-Hln game
lagalnst them. Por 14 years Walter
has been living to do this little thing.
So you see wo atlll have good pitching
without letting the freakj mar the
Bees Again Blank
j Angel Crew, 11 to 0
I LOS ANGELES July 10. Salt Lake
again whitewashed the locals here
yesterday winning by a score of 11 t
0. Cullop On the Slab f":- the Bees
twirled air tight ball and allowed the
'locals, but six hits The Angels have
now gone 86 Innings minus a tally
In the present series
The all around hitting ability of the
Bees enabled them to plant the game
on Ice In the second spasm they
chased five scores over the platter
which was enough to win most any
11. II. E.
Salt Lake 11 12 2
Los Angeles 0 6 4
Batteries Cullop and Byler, Per
tlca Hughes and Basaler.
Portland Kids Win
Over Tier Stars
PORTLAND, July 10. McCredle'a
Kids evened the series hero yesterday
when they trounced the Tigers 3 to 1
I In a peppery game. The locals ehar
1 tend three runs In the first two in
Inlngs which proved to be enough to
w in The core:
11. 1 1 E
I Vernon 1 8 1
Portland 3 It 0
Batteries: Mitchell and DeVormet ,
1 Hazier and Tohln.
Change Sailing Plans
I of Olympic Athletes
NEW rORK, July 9. Changes in
the plans of the silling of the Am- rl
I Can Olympic team were announced
here today by Ph.. idem Klrby of the
Olympic committee. Under the re.
arranged schedule seve--.il hundred
athletes will leave here about July 26
jand arrive at Antwerp about August
I It originally was planned for the
team to sail on July 20 on the United
States army transport Northern Paci
fic. Thai vessel however, will be
sent to dry dock soon.
Pepper Is the product of unripe ber
Ifles Of a tropical shrub.
I TOUCH THE SKYj
Two stars stand out as the best
I polevaulters in the country' They
are Prank K Foss holder of the
world's record, 13 feet 'J lfi Inches
aud E E Myers of Dartmouth M
era has done 13 feet and ir. said to
have the mom perfeel form m vault
ing. He sails over the high bar wlth
: 011 1 apparent effort. In iho recent
I tryouts Foss did not have to extend
himself and leaped but 13 feet at
1 Chicago with Myers winning at Phil
adelphia with 12 feet 9 In. It will be
u pretty battle when this pair scrape
hi ;.., - at Harvard stadium in the
rinal 1 rials on July 17. The above
I picture shows the Dartmouth man
.opping the lathe
MILWAUKEE, July 9 Score:
n h e.
j Louisville 16 19 0
1 Milwaukee .... 9 16 7
, Batteries: Decatur, Tatum, Wright
and Meyer; Relnhart, McWheeney,
TrentmaM and tjaston. Huhn.
I KANSAS CITV, Juh 9. Score:
K. 11. E.
I Indianapolis 10 10 1
Kansas City 4 9 2
naileries Petty, Cavet and Hen
line. Bolden, lore. Letter and Swee
ney MINNEAPOLIS, July 3. Score.
R. H E.
Columbus 5 9 l
Minneapolis 2 9 1
Batteries Dan forth and Kcliey;
I Itobertson and Mayer, ciwens.
ST. PAUL. Minn . July 9. Score:
R, II E.
Toledo 3 y 3
Eft. Paul 0 7 3
Batteries; Dtabuc, Stryker and. Mur
phy, Merrit, Hail and Margrave.
CHESS PLYERS TIED
FOR LEAD IN CONTEST
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. July 10.
Stasch Mldtkowskl of Los Angeles,
and Charles Jaffe of New York, tied
; foi the lead In the muster chess tour
nament here, when MlOtkowski won
I his adjourned game with tieorge
Neldllch of Cornell university. T.
Sharp Ol Philadelphia, defeated E S
Jackson of Philadelphia In their ad
journed game Tho score:
Jaffe and MIotkowskI, one and one
half games; F. J. Marshall, Cnlted
Stales champion Neldltoh and Sharp,
one each, Jackson, none.
SCHEDULED FIGHT IS
HELD UP BY ROW
PORTLAND, ire.. July 10. Mike
O'Dowd, champion middleweight,
and Battling Ortega filled to fight
their scheduled ten-round match at
Milwaukee pavilion issl night After
the crowd had gathered, .miiounce
n in was made from the ring that the
match was off owing to a dlsagree
1 ment over selection of Q referee.
stmiding of Xoams.
Won Lost Pet. j
Cleveland 49 .602,
New York . .011 J9 .633 ,
Chicago IS 2!
Washington 36 .13 .'22
Boston 3.. 36 493 1
St. Loulu r, 39 173
Detroit 23 48 . 324
Philadelphia 2 1 .XS'J
Cleveland at VVaahlngton .
l hlcaRO 4 at Phils del pb 'a
Detroit 3 at New York 9.
St. Louin 1 at Boston 2
YANKS HIT HARD !
Bush Pitches Boston Ameri-j
cans to 2 to 1 Victory Over
St. Louis Ball Team
NEW YORK. July 9. New Yort
defeated Heiroii ioda. 9 I" 3 The
Yankee- resumed then haul hitting
while Qulnn proved a pUSSle to the
Tigern P.abe Ruth was presented with
a diamond studded K of C fob by
loil Knights Of ColumbUS and in 'he
fifth Inning hit his twenty-fifth borne
run ,,f ih season the bail going Into
the upper right field stand Score.
Detroit 001 000 00-' 1 E 0
Sew York . . 004 113 0x 9 II 4
Batteries: Oldham nd Ainsmith;
Quliiii and Hannah. Hoffman.
BoSTuN. Job' 9 Hush pitched
noaton to a to 3 victory over Bt.
Louts todas the game being featured
iv ihe fielding of Gedeon. Scott and
McNally. With two out hi the sixth,
Jacobsnn doubled and score. 1 cu Wiil-
tams single Menoskes and Postei
singled and both ecored on Scott'H
I single in the seventh Score
St Louis 000 001 000 1 10 0
Boston 000 000 '0x I I 0
Batteries. Davis and Severeld Bush
PHILADELPHIA July 9. Chicago
outhatted Philadelphia today ,,ul the
locals won, 5 to 4. evening lh( series
After Wrelch's home run with two on
bases In the first and Perkins' homer J
In the second. Williams settled down,
and but for an error by P.isberg.
would have shut out the locals!
for the remainder of the game Scon
Chbago 000 LOO 003 4 it I
Philadelphia 3 10 000 QlX 6 5 1
Batteries: Williams and Schalk;
Harris, Perry and Perkins
WASHINGTON. July 9 Cleveland
took another game from Washington
today to 4 The Washington defense
grumbled behind Zacherj in ihe sev
enth md eighth Innings when the si
tors made all their runs Speaker of
I the Cleveland club Injured his leg in
!thc seventh and retired before the
I game ended. Score
Cleveland .. ..00" 000 440 8 12 1
Washington . .010 020 100 4 13 t
Batteries Caldwell Nb-baus, Bagb.v
land O'Neill; Zacher and Ohan Ity
PETER CDLEY ;
1 RACE WINNER
CLEX'KLANli. July 9. The Ohio1
slake of J5.000 for J OS trotters, ihi
1 feature of the week on the grand cir
cuit program at North Randall track,
went to an Ohio driver today when
Peter Coley, driven bj Charles Vantinel
of Columbus, won In three straight
heats, all hotl com ml V. I'ulm.nl"
ijriM-u by VV. Pv Cox was - second and
Peter June, driven b Kd Geers na,
third The best time of 2 0 8 i-- wa!
made in the second beat
Peter COley won the first het In ai
Slashing drle from Peter June, took,
(he second from K Colorado In a'
Stretch sprint and won the third from
Golden Spier In a hard drive.
Brusllloff, equal favorite In the auc
tion betting with Peter Coley, was a
keen disappointment to his backers.
He was never prominent finishing
eighth In the first and third heats
and fourth in the second
The Tavern slake for 2 1 t i lass trot
ters, another $5,000 purse event, WSS
won by Alta Donovan, inn en b Tom
my Murphy, which took the second
and third heats after finishing third
In the first. Anon McKinney, driven I
1. Krsklne was secorid and ESd (Jeers'!
Wikl wiki, was third. Best time, - 08
3-4. was made In the second heat
The l':08 class trot went to Walnut
Frisco, when he captured the second
and third heuts after finishing Bt
to Norman Dillon In the first. All three
I were hard fought between Walnut
I Prlsco, Norman Dillon and Vllcola, I
the loiter finishing second in the set -ond
and third heats. Best time ofj
2 II 1-2 was made by Dillon In the,
I second heal
Kthel Chimes second choice in the'
i betting, won the 2:14 class pare In
' straight heats. James Albert, the fav
orite, finished second Best time of!
I 2.07 3-4 was in the first heat.
NATIONAL LEAGUE I
Standing of Teams. j
Won Lost Pet.
Brooklyn 42 32 .668
Cincinnati 39 30 ,B6S
Chicago 3tj ..-,20
t- Louis 3'J 37 .513
Pittsburgh SB 34 .so:
Boston 30 33 .47 (l
Nsw Tork ...jo 3 . 47 I
Philadelphia 28 43 .394 r
Yesterday's Results. I
Philadelphia 4 a: Pittsburgh l.
Boston 3 at Incinnatl l
New York 2 at Chicago .1, (13 In-
tll'l-s-. I i
Brooklyn 2-S, at St. Louis 7-0,
BASE RUNNING I
FEATURE OF GAME I
Philadelphia Defeats Pittsburg
First Time This Season
By Snappy Playng
PiTTSBUBOH, July I. Philadel-
phis defeated Pittsburgh the first time
tblx reason 4 lo 1 today Rlxey pitching H
airtight ball with men on bases. The J
i hitting of Paulette and Wiightstonc I
with d.niiijr bas.- running aided In th f
Philadelphia .. 100 con 1QZ 4 2 I
Pittsburgh .. ..000 010 000 1 9 1
Batteries Rizey nnd Withero , H
i "a rlsnn a ml Schmidt. i
Cincinnati July . IBoston won the
flrsl name of their series from Cincin
nati today ?, to 1 by bunching two
singles and a double with a base on
balls in the seventh. The P.eds e- I
caped a shut out In the fourth when
Dauberl doubled and scored on a sin-
gle by Roush. Si "re if
Boston 000 000 300 3 0 0 1
(.'Incinnatl . .000 LOO 000 1 5 H
Batterls: McQuillan; and Gowdy
Ru t her a nd Wlngo.
ST LOUIS, July ?t. Brooklvn and j
ai i mii ,a...i .. Ja.iKIa u. .i... tA. rSBS
di. ih locals pounding two pitchers
(or in SS83 S to -' victory In the fir.O H
game and losing the second to
Brooklyn could do nothing with If
Si hupp lii the first contest but in thB
sei 1'inl Mamoux held the locals help-
Less but one ntau reaching third, and L
aided materially toward winning his j
own game with two hits. Seore: 1
Brooklyn .. 001 100 000 -1 7 l
St. Louis no.' J10 lox 7 1 3 I
Batteries: Cadore, Miijus and Krue-
ger, Schupp aud demons.
Second game. t
Brooklyn ...000 401 210 s 10 2
St Louis . . 000 000 000 0 4
Batteries: Mamaux and miller; El- r
liott: Haines Kline and CleJOBOha
CHICAGO, July S. Barber's single
ended a thirteen inning game Which
Chicago won from New York 3 to 2 to
il. The winning hit followed Twom-
biey's single Hollocher's sacraflce. I
(Terry's out and an Intentional pass to
'Itobertson. Alexander and Barne
worked all the way and 11 would ha
been Alexander's gams In nine Innings j
! but for Hollocher s error In the se
nth. Manager McGraw has suspend- I
cd Pitcher Douglas Indefinitely foS I
failure to keep In condition. Score
N Y 000 000 200 000 0 2 1
Chicago, oio ooo 100 coi o 3 12 3
i:.. 11. Ties Dames and Smith. Snyd-
er; Alexander and Killefer.
JOHNSON OF CALIFORNIA
WINNER AT TENNi'S
IfiASTBOUBNB, Bng . July 10. I
William m Johnston of California, and j
William T Tlldcn, of Philadelphia,
were victorious In the first of the
Davis cup elimination singles matches H
hers yesterdaj Johnston defeating the j
French champion Audio H, Gobert,
while Tllden took the measure 01 Wil
liam 11 LaursntSi of Prance,
bit of the seven sets played In the H
two matches the Americans dropped
onlj one The greatest thrill of the
da came with Oobert's recoveries in
the second set. when Johnston led.
four lo one. ami luter at 5 to 3 Gobeit
sot in magnificent volleying and lH
smashing in the ninth and 1 .it 1 1 games
and played heroically against the
Smashes Of ihe American champion,
who was In excellent form.
Laurenta appeared to much better
advantage than In the recent chain-
n ship matohes Si Wimbledon. ilr
seemed lo revel In the low hound?.
u hlle his volleying was exceptionally
Cl'lsp. At the not he frequently cut
many of Tllden's brilliant drives to
lh lines. Ills struggle with the lH
American was far keener and more
equally contested than the score re-
eals Generally It was Tllden's re- IH
turns tiiat gave America another mc- IH
All local experts Sgrss that such
wonderful tennis has never been seen
11 IRLEY IN RFI
1 INC INN ATI When Pat Moran
annexed Chick' Ilarlev to his ball
. luii he bolstered up the drawing
powers of the Reds The great foot
ball star is an outfielder
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