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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 31, 1912, Image 13

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Standing of the Clubs.
National League. W. L. Pet,
New York 82 35 .695'
Chicago ... 79 41 .658
Pittsburgh ..70 50 .583
Philadelphia 58 59 .496
Cincinnati 57 64 .471
St. Louis 52 69 .430
Brooklyn. 44 76- .367
Boston -..36 83 .303
American League. W. ' L. Pet.
Boston 86 $7 .699
.Washington 77 48 .616
Philadelphia 73 49 .599
Chicago 60 61 .496
Detroit 57 68 .456
Cleveland 54 69 .439
New York 44 78 .361
St Louis 41 82 ,333
Yesterday's Results.
National League Chicago 5,
St Louis 4; Brooklyn 7, New
York 5 ; Boston 3, Philadelphia 1
(ten innings) ; Pittsburgh 2, Cin
cinnati 1.
American League Cleveland
7, Chicago 2; Boston 7, Philadel
phia 4 (ten innings).; Washing
ton 7, New York 2; St Louis 5,
Detroit 1.
Healthy clouts by Schulte and
Saier put the Cubs in position to'
crawl up on the Giants.
Thanks to Brooklyn, the chasm
has been narrowed to four games.
Larry Cheney and Steele had a
bad inning each, but Larry recov
ered from his and returned to
earth. Steele was .hoisted after
the fourth in favor of Geyer.
Schulte whaled his homer off
the latter, gen tv
Vic Saier was responsible for
the retirement of Steele, his sin
gle in the second and triple in the
fourth starting Cub rallies.
Several gents made their debut
in Cleveland yesterday. Barrows
and Douglass were new ginks
with the hite Sox, and Roy
Chapman, theyToledo shortfield
er, held down that job for the
Naps. V"
Douglassjtaunjl the big league
going rough and longed for that
dear Des Moines. In the seven in
nings he was on the slab he was
plugged for nine hits, passed five
hostiles, the combination yielding
six runs.
Even some- pinch: hitting by
Ted Easterly failed to overcome
this lead. Ten pinched for Doug
lass in the eighth and delivered a
Schalk and .Collins each pasted
two of nine hits made off Fred
Doc Johnston isa.find at first
for Naps. Ex-New'0rJeans wonL
der smashed a triple and two sin
gles yesterday.
Chapman looked good in his
first game. He handled eight out
"of, nine chances, started two
double killings anpanfook of
one bit V -.
- Joe Benz, pitched "the eighth
inning against -Naps and got
away unscathed.
The world is upside down
when comment of the St. Louis
Browns comes ahead "of the
Giants and Boston Red Sox, but
they have it coming.
Earl Hamilton, the Brown,
pitcher,Jiejd thejuggingjrigera

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