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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Chicago, 11; St. Louis, 1.
Cincinnati, 2-5; ""Pittsburgh,, 1-5
(2d game nine innings; darkness.)
Chicago, 6; Cleveland, 1.
St. Louis, 4; Detroit, 1.
Chicago, 1; Indianapolis, 1.
St. Louis, 3; Kansas City, 5; (10 innings).
The best indication of Johnny Cou
lon's condition is the fact that coast
fans who have seen him at his train
ing stunts have established him a fa
vorite over Kid Williams in their im
pending clash for the bantamweight
The fight followers of California
have also seen Williams in action re
cently, and are in a position to judge
the merits of the two little fellows.
They watched Williams put away
their own idol, Campi, and know that
he is a tough puncher.
Coulon is now working diligently
with his sparring partners, as the
fight is only eight days off.
Negotiations are on for a fight be
tween Charlie White and Johnny Kil
bane, featherweight champion. White
is willing to make the match if the
weight is fixed for 133 pounds ring
side. Kilbane can make much less
than that, and may balk at giving the
Chicagoan so much poundage. The
fight would draw a big house, how
ever, and Kilbane would not lose pres
tige by a defeat, as he would be go
ing out of his class.
Willie Ritchie will leave Chicago
Wednesday for New York, from
whence he will sail Saturday for Lon
don to defend his title against Fred
die Welsh June 30 in a 20-round
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet.
Washington 23 14 .622
Philadelphia 21 13 .61S
Detroit 23 17 .575
St. Louis 18 -19 .486
Boston 0-6 19 .457
Chicago 18 22 .450
New York 16 19 .441
Cleveland 13 25 .342
New York 21 11 .656
Cincinnati 25 15 .625
Pittsburgh 21 14 .600
Philadelphia 15 18 .455
St. Louis 19 23 .452
Chicago 18 22 ..450
Brooklyn 14 18 .437
Boston 10 22 .312
Baltimore 22 11 .667
Chicago 18 17 .514
Buffalo 15' 16 .484
St. Louis 18 .20 .474
Kansas City 18 -20 .474
Pittsburgh 16 18 .471
Brooklyn 14 16 .467
Indianapolis 15 18 - .455
Pirates Slip Reds a Sensation
Benzln No-Hit Class.
Fred Clarke trundled his pulpy
Pirates into town this morning for
a two-game series on the West Side,
and there was not the same air of
confidence among the Pittsburgers
that marked their work on their last
From leading their league by a
wide margin the Pirates have slid to
third place, and the pace they have
been traveling the last two weeks is
not calculated to carry them ahead
of the Reds and Giants.
There is no secret about the failing
of the Buccaneer crew. It is a team
constructed much like the CubsT
There is great mechanical strength in
the line-up, but speed and daring on