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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Chicago, 3; Detroit, 2.
New York, 0; Washington, 1.
Philadelphia, 1-7; Boston, 7-2.
St. Louis-Cleveland, rain.
Chicago, 10; Cincinnati, 7.
Pittsburgh, 4; St. Louis, 1.
Brooklyn, 8-6; New York, 7-8.
Brooklyn, 11; Baltimore, 2.
No other games scheduled.
Ad Wolgast has had harder luck
for the last three years than any oth
er fighter in the business. Ad gets a
good fight framed up, -and then along
comes an injury to put him tempor
arily on the blink.
Yesterday he broke a bope in his
right ann, and has been forced to
cancel his Fourth of July fight with
Joe Rivers, scheduled in Los Angeles.
The injury will keep the Cadillac man
out of the ring for at least two
The accident to Wolgast may give
Matty McCue, the Racine flash, a
chance at some big game. Matty is
on the coast as a sparring partner
for Wolgast, and there is a plan to
substitute him for his boss.
Rivers would probably lick'McCue
if the fight is arranged., but Matty
will have a chance tc learn some,
tough milling through actual experi
ence. He has a fair punch and is also
P learning something about the finer
points of the game.
In case the two little men cannot
be brought together, Jess Willard and
Tom McMahon may be matched. Wil
lard has been crying for an opponent
There is no fake about Wolgast's
-. . injury. He had an X-ray. taken of the
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet.
New York 36 23 .610
Chicago. 34 31 .523
Cincinnati 33 31 .516
Pittsburgh 30 30 .500
St. Louis... 33 34 .493
Philadelphia 27 30 .474
Brooklyn 27 32 .458
Boston .' 25 34 .424
W. L. Pet.
Philadelphia 39 ' 25 .609
St. Louis 36 1 .537
Detroit 38 31 .551
Washington ...'...34 30 .631
Chicago 34 32" .515
Boston 34 32 .515
New York 22 38 .367
Cleveland .' 23 41 .359
W. L. Pet
Indianapolis .-36 25 .590
Chicago 36" 26 .581
Buffalo ... 31 25 .554
Baltimore 33 27 .550
Kansas City 31 35 .470
Brooklyn 25 22 .439
Pittsburgh 25 33 .431
St Louis 26 40 .394
More-Punk Work on West Side Sox
Find Iron Man in Faber.
Before the National League can put
the Federal out of business it win
'have "to attend to its own internal
troubles and prevent such scenes as
occurred on the West Side yesterday
in the game between the Reds and
Fines and suspensions will prob
ably fall on some-of the Reds who
were 'canned from the game by Um
pire Eason. Herzog in 'particular will
feel the big stick.
Herzog became so peeved at the
work of Umpire Eason that he threw
a bat from home plate into the boxes