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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 01, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 21

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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXINGT
RESULTS YESTERDAY
American League.
Detroit, 8; Chicago, 1.
Cleveland, 8-0; St. Louis, 3-5.
Philadelphia, 3; Boston, 5.
Washington, 2; New York, 1 (11
innings).
National League.
Chicago, 5; Cincinnati, 1.
St. Louis, 1; Pittsburgh, 0.
Boston, 4-4; Philadelphia, 5-2 (sec
ond innings, darkness).
New York, 3; Brooklyn, 1.
Federal League.
No games scheduled.
Mattie McCue will get his big
chance Saturday. He has been defi
nitely decided on as an opponent for
Joe Rivers in Los Angeles, substitut
ing for Ad Wolgast.
Rivers is a more experienced cam
paigner than McCue and has a more
impressive record. He should win, but
McCue has an opportunity to make
ring history.
Bombardier Wells knocked out an
Australian named Colin Bell in the
second round at London. The English
papers puff Wells on the strength of
this victory, so he may come over
here to get knocked out again.
Kid Williams, -new bantam cham
pion, defeated Kid Herman in ten
rounds at New Orleans, but was ill
and unable to put up his best fight
Herman got home a few blows which
damaged Williams' face, but the title
holder was satisfied to pull through
with an easy decision.
Jack Britton knocked out Joe
Eagan in the fourth round at Boston."
Britton was to have fought Matty
Baldwin, but the latter refused to go
on because the Chicagoan was 4y2
pounds over the 135-pound limit
Frank Chance has picked up anoth
er first baseman, Henry Kingman, a
Californian, who was being tried by
Washington.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
American League.
W. L. Pets
Philadelphia 39 26 .600
Detroit 39 31 .559;
Washington 35 30 .538
St Louis 37 32 .536r
Boston 35 32 .522,
Chicago 34 33 .507
Cleveland 24 42 .364:
New York 22 39 .361:
- National League. i
W. L. Pet.
New York 37 23 .617-
Chicago 35 31 .530
Cincinnati 33 32 .508
St Louis 34 34 .500
Pittsburgh 30 31 -492.
Philadelphia 28 31 .475
Brooklyn 27 33 .450
Boston 26 35 .426
Federal League.
W. L. Pet,
Indianapolis 36 25 .590
Chicago 36 26 .581?
Buffalo 31 25 .554r
Baltimore 33 27 .550
Kansas City 31 35 .470;
Brooklyn 25 22 .439
Pittsburgh 25 33 .431
St. Louis 26 40 .394
Cubs Have Chance Against New York
Ed Walsh Is Right.
If Red Corriden can play some in
spired baseball, there is hope for the
Cubs to yet make a race of the Na
tional League pennant dash, and give
the Giants a tussle for the hondrs.
Corriden can make or break the
chances of the Cubs. It is a large task
to rest on Red's shoulders, but he is
an aggressive young man, 'and fight
and determination may win where
mechanical skill has failed.
Corriden's greatest weakness is on
balls hit directly at him. Several
shortstops now considered top-notch-ers
had the same difficulty at one
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