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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 25, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 6

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National League --.
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet
Br"klyn 17 9 .,654 Chicago 1618.471
Phila. . 18 12 .600 StLouis 16 18 .457
Boston 15 13 .536 Cinc'ti. 15 20 .429
N.York 15 13 .536 Pittsb'h 12 20 .375
American League
V. L. Pet W. L. Pet.
Clevl'd. 22 12 .647Chicago 14 19 .424
Wash'n 21 12 .636 Phila. .. 13 IS .418
N.York 15 13 .536 Detroit 13 18.406
Boston 16 15 .516 StLouis 12 18 .400
-National League. Philadelphia 6,
Chicago 5; Brooklyn 3, Pittsburgh 2;
New York 6, Cincinnati 1; St Louis
5, Boston 4.
American League. Chicago 4,
Washington 1; Boston 4, Detroit 0;
Cleveland 5, Philadelphia 4; New
York 10, St Louis 1.
Now that Chief Meyers has beat
out an infield hit it's up to Oscar
Stanage to make good by tripling to
left and reaching first
A gent who knows says Mike Gib
bons would rather fish than fight
But why should Mike give demon
strations in the ring? .
Some folks call the Boston Braves
cultured, but Hank Gowdy still con
tends that coffee is the best drink
ever poured in the saucer. -
The grand old dope says Lajoie is
41 years of age, but you can't make
American league pitchers believe it
Connie Mack has gone back just
like Thomas A. Edison, Henry Ford
and Charles Schwab.
Benny Leonard is going to box two
men in a .night Were they to box
him at the same time they might
make things warm for Benny.
Mickey Sheridan won a decision
over Goats Doig in 12 rounds at La
Salle, 111. Many of the fans thought
Doig should have had a draw.
By Mark Shields
We baseball fans are forced to the
conclusion that we very much resem
ble Willie Hearst
We get all worked up and shed
salty 'tears about terrible qutrages
occurring in foreign lands, but our
eyes and ears are tightly sealed to
the horrendous doings going on'right
in our own back yards.
Here for two weeks we have been
aiming barbed shafts at the show
ing of the somewhat frazzled White
Sox through the east, throwing fits
at the manner in which the South
Siders have been trimmed with ex
ceeding regularity, and planning
drastic changes in the team without
the formality of consulting President
Comiskey or any of those who are
closely interested. All of us have
been doing it, and the alibi business
has about been played out
And now up pop the statistics of
the pastime and prove to us that we
could have done considerable deplor
ing right here at home, and not been
wasting time.. Consider the -Cubs.
The eastern teams didn't seem to,
and some one must.. ,
Thirteen games were played be
tween the seaboard representatives
of Mr. Tener"s circuit and the deni
zens of the North Side. Of this un
lucky total the Cubs were able to
grab the slender number of four, and
it is a mathematical cinch that nine
must have been lickings, hone having
been tied.
One game in three was copped
from the Braves.x The Giants rough
ly took two without a retort Fine
business was done against the Dodg
ers, the four battles being split "From
the Phillies one game in four was
Positively, the Cubs were not in

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