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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 02, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 21

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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
RESULTS YESTERDAY
National League Cincinnati 7,
Chicago 8; St. Louis-Pittsburg, rain;
no other games scheduled.
Federal League Chicago 0, In
dianapolis 4; Pittsburgh 2, Baltimore
1 (10 in.) ; no other games, rain.
American League Washington 4,
Chicago 5 (15 in.) ; New York 2, De
troit 3; Philadelphia 16, Cleveland 3;
Boston 7-4, St. Louis 6-2.
Chick Evans has been eliminated
from the national amateur golf cham
pionship. Eben M. Byers put him out
in the first round by 1 up. Evans'
defeat was a surprise, but anything
can happen in the short 18-hole first
round.
Bob Gardner and W. I. Howland of
Chicago are still in the tourney.
Ouimet and Travers survived, though
hard pressed.
The biggest upset of a season of
balled-up dope occurred when R. Nor
ria Williams defeated Maurice Mc
Loughlin in straight seta for the na
tional tennis title. McLoughlin was
badly off his game and committed
many faults. Williams played the best
tennis of his career, but McLoiighlin
beat himself.
Leach Cross may be seen in action
before a Milwaukee club some time
in October. The New Yorker was due
here today for his match t Hudson,
Wis., Labor Day with Johnny Tillman.
He wDl be askrfto set his price for
a meeting witjBJLwinner of the Wol-gast-Mandot
iWhich will be staged
September 18. w'
Jack Britton is preparing for his
fall and winter ring campaign. He
has begun training for a match with
Johnny Lore.
Rebel Cakes' third single enabled
Pittsburgh to beat Baltimore in tenth
inning. Dickson and Suggs pitched
well. Johnny Bates poked a double
-and single.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
National League.
W. L. Pet
Phil'a ..53 61.465
Cin'ati :?64 64 .458
Br'k'yn .53 62.457
IPitts'gh .52 63 .452
W. L. Pet.
N. York.63 50 .558
Boston .63 51 .553
S Louis.64 57 .5291
Chic'go 63 57.525
Federal League.
W. L. Pct W. L. Pot
67 52 .563 Buffalo .57 57.600
66 53 .555K. City. . 66 63 .471
61 64 .530S. LOUls.53 67 .442
Br'k'ln .58 56 .509Pitts'gh .49 65 .430
American League.
W. L. Pct.l W. L. Pet
Phil'a ..83 38 .686Chicago 60 63 :488
Boston .69 49 .585 N. York. 66 66 .459
Wash'n 61 57 .517IS. Louis.55 66 .456
Detroit .62 61 504Cleve,-d .39 86 .315
Ind'p's
Chic'a
Balt're
Kauff of Indianapolis a Real Star
Cubs and Sox Win.
A semblance of the batting the
Cubs have been exhibiting the last
few days in Cincinnati and they
would have made & creditable show
ing against the Giants. And some of
this Cincinnati pitching is up to the
Giant standard.
O'Day men can profit against the
weaker brothers, but if they are to
make a decent Bhowing in the final
results they must carry the punch to
deal out punishment to Ahe leaders.
McGraw's old axiom was "Lick the
second division clubs and break even
against the leaders, and you'll win
a pennant."
This year, with the majority of the
National League a second division af
fair, the going would be easy for a
fair team. With all their faults, the
CUbs can't be counted out until the
race is over, for a little bright base
ball will give the pennant to any team
in the first division.
The feature of yesterday's tilt in
Cincinnati was Fete Knisely's sin
gle. It was his second in 42 times J
at bat.
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