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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 24, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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National League
TV. L. Pet W.KPct
Phila. . 88 59 .585Cincin'ti 67 75 .472
Br'klyn 77 66 .538StLouis 69 78 .469
Boston 76 66 .536 N.York. 66 77 .462
Pittsb'h 71 77 .480Chicago 65 76,461
American League
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet
Boston 97 45.683lN.York. 65 78.455
Detroit 94 51 .648 StLouis 61 84 .421
Chicago 83 61 .576 Clevel'd 54 91 .372
Wash'n 79 62 :560Phfla.. . 40101.284
Federal League
W.L.Pct W.L.Pct
Pittsb'h 80 62 .563
Chicago 79 64 .552
StLouis80 65 .552
Newark 74 67 .525
K.City. 74 69.517
(Buffalo. 72 73.497
Brook'n 70 77 .476
Bait... 45 97.317
National League. Philadelphia 5,
Chicago 1; Philadelphia 3, Chicago 2;
Brooklyn 3, Cincinnati 2; Pittsburgh
8, Boston 4; New York 7, St Louis 3.
American League. Chicago 2,
Washington 1; Boston 5, Cleveland 4;
Boston 6, Cleveland 2; Detroit 6, Phil
adelphia 5; New Yor 7, St Louis 0;
New York 5, St Louis 1.
Federal League. Chicago 2, New
ark 1; Newark 2, Chicago 1; Buffalo
5, Pittsburgh 2; St Louis 10, Balti
more 2; Brooklyn 3, Kansas City 0.
The Feds are a game. and a half
from the top. A divided double bill
with the Newfeds while Buffalo was
taking a fall out of Pittsburgh, the
league leaders, left the North Siders
close to the top.
St Louis, however, by a win from
Baltimore, placed itself almost along
side Chicago in the pennant fight,
and if they travel at their recent gait
the Missouri city may get its first
pennant in some years.'
The- close finish in the Federal
league has been reflected in the at
tendance at vthe North Side park
Good crowds iave followed the Tins
in every game here in the last series.
With a bump the Cubs hit the very
bottom when the Phillies copped a
paid. The Giants broke their jinrby
defeating St Louis and the Cubs
were left in the mire.
The last game with the Senators
this year was a win for the Sox.
The ten-mile modified marathon
from the city hall to the South Shore
Country club grounds, a part of the
fair now being held by the far south
organization, resulted in a victory
for Burt French of the First Regi
ment A. C. He was closely followed
by E. L. Dreyer, Sleipner A. C.
At Chicago and Northwestern uni
versities football practice occupied
the sporting limelight Secret drills
at both schools and punting work
featured the day. The two teams
open the season against ach other in
The verdict of a real prize fight
featured by hard wallops went to Joe
Mandot of New Orleans in his scrap
with Johnny Dundee of New York,
During the lively battle both of the
fighters wese in dire straits and a
knockout was almost "recorded sev
eral times. ' .
The fight seemed' anyone's battle
from start to finish with Mandot
landing more often and putting up a
cleaner argument Dundee through-out-the
whole fight showed ambitions
to end it in one punch, but his hard
swings missed.
Dundee was almost put out in the
second when Mandot solved his pe
culiar defense and landed hard with
his left The Italian reeledalmost
fell and stalled through the round.
Toward the last it was a slashing
fight, both scrappers overreaching
themselves in attempts to land a
Charles Evans, Jr., paired with
Dwight Bennett, took a good golf
match irom New Sawyer and Harry
King at Edgebrook. The -western
champ set a new record of 32 for,

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