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Standing of the ,Clubsv a
National League, W L.Pct.
New York 49 11, .817
Chicago. . . , 34 24 .586
Pittsburgh 35 25 ,.583
Cincinnati 34 31 523
Brooklyn 24 34 .414
Philadelphia .22 "33. .40d
St. Louis .'.. .26 v T41 .388
Boston 20 45 ' .308
Arrierican League. W. L. Pct
Boston r.:44 21-'.677
Philadelphia 37 25 .597
Chicago .-37 27 .578
Washington '38 29 .567
Cleveland 30 31 .492
Detroit 31 35 .470
New York. . . ., . . . 18 41 .305
St. Louis 17 43 .283
National League Chicago 3,
Pittsburgh 0; New York 10-12,
Boston 3-3; Philadelphia 6-4,
Brooklyn 4-8; St. Louis 8, Cin
Anierican League; Detroit 10,
Chicago 9 (10 innings) ; Philadel
phia 4-5, Washington 3-4 (second
Ijame 10 innings) ; Boston" 5-6,
New York 4-4; Cleveland 6,,, St.
Jimmy Lavender ,beat Pirates
Chance's youthful spitballer
choked them off with a single hit,
droVe in Evers wkh a single and
scored himself on Sheckard's
single after he had doubled. He
also banged another single.
Wilson got the only hit off
iavehder oxtz dinky fly to left.'".
Ttiere was nothing jRuky abo
the kid's pitching. He kept th;
Pirates popping up flies or drib
hling linky grounders.
Lavender's great work is an
other evidence of the uncertain
ties of baseball. At the start., of
the season Chance tried to send
nim to the International League,
but the National Commission de
cided the deal was irjegular.
Murphy and Chance were peeved
when he was turned back-to them.
Right at present Cap Tinker4s
doing the best hitting of the team.
Joe blew himself to a double and
single. He also got away with 10
chances in the field.
Vic Saier is cementing his job
by his clouting ability. Theyomfg
Swede nicked a pair of singles.-
John Evers was busy. He han
dled six chances in the field and
drove a triple to the fence.
Larry CJieney still lias a sore
arm and will not be able to pitch
before tomorrow if then., .
Detroit, and Sox played heart
breajcing.game, alternating in the
lead up to the final score.
' Twice Sox tied score after
breing"iar in the rear.
Three runs in tjie third put
them even. Then Detroit went
four ahead. Two in the eighth,
brought them nearer, but Detroit
duplicated. Heavy slugging in
the ninth put over four runs, and
the Tigers got sugar point in the
Fournier pinched for Weaver
in the eighth with two on and
doubled to scoreboard.
In ninth, with the Sox two
funs behind, Mattick got his first