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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 20, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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Boston Braves continue to pile, up
victories. Gained a half game on
Philly Sunday. If the season could
he stretched out for a month instead
of a couple of weeks well, anyway,
that's the way the Bean crew did it
last year. The Cubs and Brooklyn
handed Boston just' enough trim
mings during the tail-end games to
stop repetition of last year's stunt
The Whale crew crept up a bit on
Pittsburgh Sunday by copping a cou
pie of games from Buffalo. Snappy
play throughout was the answer. The
Whale crew had their heads up all the
time. That's what wins ball games.
McConnell, discarded Cub, pitched
the second game. He allowed only
four hits and they were all so far sep
arated from any danger point that
you would hardly call them second
Alex the Great, one of the men who
has been instrumental in holding the
Philadelphia team on top in the Na
tional race, won his twenty-ninth
game Sunday by letting St. Louis
down with four hits and two runs
while his teammates were piling up
eight hits for six runs. Alex sure has
had some year. He should make trou-
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7 ble for Detroit or Boston in. a world's
The second game between the Phil
lies and St Louis should have gone
to the former, but Chalmers, who
hurled a pretty game, lost his own
battle through a wild pitch..
In a challenge sent to organized
baseball for '"a real world's series,"
James A .Gilmore, president of the
Federal league, waives financial in
terests and offers to turn the Federal
league's entire share of .the receipts,
win or lose, over to a charity desig
nated by a tetative committee com
pose dof President Woodrow Wilson
and Mayors William Hale Thompson
of Chicago and John Purroy Mitchel
of New York.
Christian Christiansen of the Dart-ish-American
A. C. defeated his team
mate, C. C. Mellar, in the third an
nual twelve-mile marathon race un
der the auspices of the Chicago He
brew Institute Sunday.
In the athletic meet which followed
he marathdn the Illinois Athletic
club beat the institute for first non
ore, scoring 39 points.
Here is the way runners in the
marathon finished:
1 C. Christiansen, D.A.A.C..1:14:39
2 C. C. Mellar, D.A.A.C.. ..1:14:49
3 C. C. Booth, unattached. 1;15:02
4 J. Costopoulas, G.O.A.C... 1:15:14
5 W. J. Kennedy, B.A.C.. . . 1:15:17
6 E: French, unattached . .1:15:31
7 S. Hatch, I.A.C 1:15:35
8 B. VanDentakon, P.E.A.C.1:15:49
9 J. Monahon, Unattachedl:16:30
10 G. Clarizio, unattached.. 1:17:12
11 J. J. Kowalski, unat'ched.l:18:13
12 E. L. Drayer, Sl'pner A.C.1:18:52
13 W. Mathews, St Louis. ..1:18:59
14 M. Cooper, C. H. L 1:19:03
Dewey Weber of Harlem brought
in low gross score of 83 Sunday in
the qualifying round of the Harlem
golf handicap tournament 153 play
ers started.
Chick Evansis in again. He broke
his record over the nine-hole courses
by doing the round of the Canton,
country club in 32. The distance is

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