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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 04, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 9

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The Ragen Colts Athletic club,
after running one of the largest pic
nics and field days ever held at Calu
met grove, Blue Island, 111., is giving
another picnic and field day at the
same place tomorrow.
There will be baseball games, boat
ing, dancing, races and sports of all
kinds. Prizes will be awarded for the
different contests. Arrangements
have been made for extra cars, which
will leave 63d and Halsted street at
short intervals, direct to the grove.
More than double the crowd of
5,200 that were present at their last
picnic is expected, as the club has
already sold 4,300 tickets.
A two-day carnival of cycle racing
will be held at the Riverview Velo
drome beginning tomorrow night
On tomorrow night's card of races is
a 25-mile motor-paced race between
Joe Kopsky, the Bohemian; Martin
Ityan, the Newarker, and Norman
Anderson, the Dane; an Australian
pursuit race for the professionals; an
open race for the same class and an
amateur repechage handicap will be
staged. On Labor day at 3 p. m. a
25-mile amateur team race will be
staged. The last five miles will be on
the order of a six-day finish. Motor
paced professional sprint races will
also be run on Labor day afternoon.
Bob Gardner, Hinsdale, played
some courageous golf to land in the
finals of the national amateur tour
ney at Detroit Two down and five
to play against Max Marston, he ral
lied and took the match on the 37th
hole after Marston had missed a two
foot put for a win on the 36th. Gard
ner's golf was not as good as it has
been in previous rounds.
"Jfoday he meets John G. Anderson
of Mt Vernon, N. Y., for the title.
Anderson put Sherman out, 2 and 1.
Tony Melichar, amateur heavy
champ of Chicago, defeated Charles
Grosch in three rounds at the Forbes
gym. Good bouts marked the weekly
National League ' j
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet ,1
Phila.. 68 53 .562St.Louis 62 65 .488 k
Brook'n 67 58 .536N.York. 57 63 .475 K
Boston 64 57 .529 Pittsb'h 60 67.472
Chicago 59 61 .492Cincin'ti 55 68 .447
American League
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet
Boston 82 39 ,678N.York. 56 64.467
Detroit 82 44 .65lStLouis 49 75 .395
Chicago 74 51 .592Clevel'd 48 76.387
Wash'n 64 58.525Phila.. . 36 84.400
Federal League
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet
Pittsb'h 70 54 .565
Newark 66 53 .555
StLouis68 57.544
KCity. 66 59.528
Chicago 67 60.528
Buffalo. 62 68.477
Brook'n 58 69 .457
Bait. . .. 42 79 .347
National League. Pittsburgh 4,
Chicago 1; New York 2, Philadelphia
0; Boston 6, Brooklyn 3; St Louis 3,
Cincinnati 1.
Mmencan League. omuiigu o,
Cleveland 2; Cleveland 6, Chicago 5;
Boston 10, Philadelphia 2; St Louis
3, Detroit 2; Washington 2; New
York 0.
Federal League. Kansas City 4,
Chicago 0; Pittsburgh 3, St Louis 1;
Buffalo 8, Newark 1; Brooklyn 3,
Baltimore 2.
If Ban Johnson allows the protest
filed by Manager Rowland on the sec
ond game with Cleveland yesterday
the Sox will have another whirl at the
Indians in this series. Otherwise
there will be only one game tomor
row. And it is not probable the pro
test will be favorably acted upon.
Rowland and his athletes were to
blame, though Billy Evans, crack um
pire, also comes in for a share of the
censure. A Cleveland runner was on
first base when the batter fanned on
a wild pitch. According to the rules
the batter was automatically out ex
actly as in the case of an infield flyj

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