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BASEBALLS-SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
National Cincinnati 0, Chicago 7;
St. Louis 6-3, Pittsburgh 11-10; Phil
adelphia 7, Boston 4; Brooklyn 3-2,
New York 6-7.
American Boston 3-6; Philadel
phia 1-3 r New York 10, Washington
4; no other games scheduled. '
Federal Chicago 4, Indianapolis
5; St. Louis 9, Kansas City 12 (12
in.); Pittsburgh 2-4, Baltimore 5-1;
Buffalo 2-5, Brooklyn 10-1.
Walter J. Travis will play Jerome
Travers, and Francis Ouimet is
matched against W. C. Fownes in the
semi-final of the national amateur
golf tournament " today. All four
stars were successful yesterday and
won by rather easy scores. Ouimet
and Travers "were playing the best
golf of the tournament.
Bob Gardner of Hinsdale was elim
inated by Ouimet Gardner has not
had enough practice to put him in
championship condition and he was
off the course frequently.
George Chaney of Baltimore forc
ed Knockout Mars to quit in the fifth
round at Cincinnati. Mars' seconds
declared his arm was hurt, but
Chaney was easily the master of the
Jimmy Kilroy writes again that he
is peeved. Jimmy had his welter,
Jimmy Cassidy, matched with Tom
my Sheehan for the Labor Day date
in Kankakee, and he 'was patting
himself on the back at prospects of
an easy victory and another step up
the ladder for his man.
Yesterday he got a telegram from
promoters of the club to the effect
that Sheehan would be unable to fill
the date. Whereupon Jimmy emits
loud and justified wails about a jinx,
and calls himself the onluckiest guy
in the world.
Steve Yerkes won a game for Pitts
burgh with his bat, but Bailey's good
pitching gave the first to Baltimore.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
N. York.65-51 .560!Pitts'gh .55 63 .466
Boston .65 52 .556Phil'a . .54 63 .462
Chic'go 6458.525'Br'k'yn .54 64.458
S Louis.64 60 .516!Cin'ati ..55 65 .458
W. L. Pctl W. L. Pet
Phil'a ..83 40.675!Chicago 6063.488
Boston .72 50 .590IN. York. 57 67 .460
Wash'n 61 58 .513'S. Louis.56 67 .445
Detroit .63 61 508Cleve'd .39 85.315
W. L. Pctl W. L. Pet
Ind'p's .69 52.570Buffalo .59 68.504
Chic'go 6655.545K City. . 57 64 .471
Balt're .62 55 .530S. Louis.54 68 .443
BrTt'ln .59 58 .504iPitts'gh .50 66 .431
Cardinals Get Extra Coin for Their
When the Cubs licked Cincinnati
yesterday and the Pirates trimmed
St Louis twice, there were loud
lamentations from the Cardinal ath
letes, and they felt that Cubs and
Pirates had dipped into their pockets
and temporarily relieved fiieva. of a
large slice of coin.
The mad dash the Cards made for
the top of the heap was almost as
great a sensation as" the dizzy spurt
of the Braves. Various reasons were
advanced for the St Louis surge.
Jack Miller was given a large share
of credit Miller Huggins was billed
as the wily manager of the day, and
the excellent string of Card pitchers
were duly lauded for holding the
enemy while the weak-batting Cards
went out and got a few runs.
All of these factors were important,
no doubt, but President Britton of the
St Louis team did the real business
early in the spring, when he offered
a bonus to the players for finishing
at various point in the race.
Britten is a magnate, so he knows