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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Nat. Philadelphia 3-6, Chicago
6-2; Boston 5-2, Cincinnati 0-2 (2d
game 8 in., darkness) ; New York 3,
St. Louis 4; Brooklyn 3, Pittsburgh 2.
Amer. Chicago 4, Philadelphia 6;
St. Tennis 1 Ttnstnn &: Cleveland 2-0.
($ Washington 5-5; Detroit-New York,
Fed. Baltimore 5, Chicago 8 (7
in., rain); Brooklyn 3, Kansas City
2; Buffalo 1, Indianapolis 0 (14 in.);
Pittsburgh-St. Louis, rain.
Jimmy Kilroy is looking for Young
Mitchell, the 105-pound St. Louis bat
tler, who wanted matches with local
men of his weight.
The North Side manager has a
youngster named Jimmy Duffy he is
willing to send against Mitchell in a
private bout or before any club that
will put up an acceptable purse.
Murphy is now engaged to battle
Cy Nagle of Pittsburgh, Oct, 3.
Arrangements are understood to
have been made for a ten-round bout
in Milwaukee, Oct. 9, between Ad
Wolgast and Harlem Tommy Mur
phy. And that should be one mighty
good battle. Neither veteran is afraid
to take a punch in order to put one
over and each is in the middle of
things at all times. This will be no
The bowling alleys and billiard
rooms of the Sportsmen's Club of
America were formally opened last
night at the Michigan avenue club
house. Routine early seasan football prac
tice was the order on local gridirons
yesterday. Coach Page ran the Ma
roon candidates through some hard
setting-up stunts, and out at North
western Coach Murphy gave his
charges little rest
All high schools were busy prepar
ing for early games.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
Boston .82 56 .594 Phil'a . . 69 74 .483
N. York.76 64 .543'Br'k'yn .68 74 .479
S Louis.76 66 .535iPitts'gh .62 78 .443
Chic'go 75 68 .524Cin'ati ..57 86 .399
Phil'a ,.92 49.652Chicago 6776.469
Boston .86 54 .614'N. York.64 77 .454
Wash'n 75 67 .528S. Louis.63 78 .447
Detroit .75 68 .524Cleve'd .45 98.315
Chic'go 79 62 .560!Brk'yn .71 67 .514
Ind'p's .79 62.560IK. City. . 64 76 .457
Balt're .73 64.533IS. Louis.60 79 .432
Buffalo .72 65 .526iPitta'gh .56 79 .415
Mackmen Good Enough to Win
When They Have To.
A recent string of defeats does not
seem to have dampened the ardor of
the Athletics a particle. The team is
the same fighting aggregation, which
gets what it goes after if the occa
sion is crucial.
At the start of the season the
Mack limped along at a mediocre
pace. Some good running was made
by western teams, and Connie woke
his fellows up to the fact that they
would have to hustle in order to land
The result was a sustained win
ning streak, which totaled something
like 37 out of 42 games. This sus
tained rampage gave the Macks a
margin of about 11 games over their
nearest competitors, the Boston Red
Sox. Even then Connie wasn't satis
fied, so he sent his boys out for a
few more games. They got 'em.
Then came a string of defeats at
the hands of the Red Sox and the
Mack lead was materially reduced.
But Connie had done what John Mc
Graw found impossible. He had pre
pared his team for just such a coa-