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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
Phlla. . 85 60 .586SLLouis 70 79 .470
Boston 78 66 .542 Cincin'ti 69 78 .469
Br'klyn 78 68 .534 Chicago 68 78 .466
Pittsb'h 7179.473N.York. 67 78.462
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet.
Boston 99 46.683
Detroit. .97 52 .651
Chicago 88 61 .599
Wash'n 80 65.552
Pittsb'h 83 63 .568
St.Louis85 65 .567
Chicago 82 64 .562
KCity. 78 70.527
N.York. 66 81.449
StLouis 62 86 .419
Clevel'd 57 92.383
W. L. Pet.
Newark 75 70 .517
Buffalo. 72 78.480
Brook'n 70 80 .467
National League. Chicago 7, Cin
cinnati 2; Chicago 5, Cincinnati 1.
American League. Chicago 6,
Philadelphia 5; Boston 8, St Louis 4;
Detroit 7, Washington 5; Cleveland
9, New York 2. ,
Federal League. Chicago 5, Brooklyn-0;
Pittsburgh 3, Newark 0; St
Louis 3, Buffalo 2; Kansas City 3,
Baltimore 1; Kansas City 7, Balti
The heavy firing from the north
was only the Feds copping another
from the Tip Tops, 5 to 0. The Feds
needed this game badly and sent Bill
Bailey out to get it
Yesterday's win leaves them trail
ing Pittsburg and St. Louis by a nar
row.margin. Only seven points sep
arate the Whales .from the lead.
To grab the pennant the North
Siders must get better than an even
break with the leaders, Pittsburgh, in
the series of six games to be played.
Four Fed wins would mean the flag
for Chicago if Kansas City could hold
St Louis, the third candidate, to an
even break. Five games for the
North Siders would put Pittsburgh
out Qf the running and force St Louis
to win every game with Kansas City
to take the flag.
An even break with Pittsburgh will
kill the Whales' chances. St Loufs
could then cop by taking three out of
four from Kansas City.
The big noise on the West and
South Sides is the city series. Little
matter how high the two Chicago
teams stand in their league races the
combat to decide city championship
is always hotly followed by fans.
Oct 6 was set as the date in a con
ference between Comiskey and
Thomas yesterday. Comiskey Park
will take the first game. The teams
will then alternate from South to
West Sides until one wins four games.
Ticket sale start Monday. Prices are
The Cubs heaved a sigh of relief
late in the day. A double win had
just lifted them from Jast place. New
York dropped. The Cincinnati Reds
were victims of the assault They
are now candidates for cellar honors,
as they dropped to sixth place, only
one game from the bottom.
The last game of the Red Sox
American league schedule on the
home grounds was a win from St.
Louis. Two games for the Beaneat
ers or one win with a Tiger defeat
will cinch the title. They are going
Northwestern vs. Lake Forest will
be the first local treat for the football
fans. The Lake Forest institution is
usually high up among the "little
five" and always puts up a stiff bat
tle against the Evanston crew.
Northwestern cops, but seldom with
many points to spare.
Chicago will not get into the fight
this week. This is probably a good
thing, for the Maroon squad is badly
in need of practice and is just now
getting into fit condition. Pershing,
Scanlon and Brelos are in the hos
pital with sprains and twists.
Illinois takes on a hard tryout when
the downstaters play the gaskell la-