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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 29, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 5

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National League
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet.
BrTdyn 19 11 .633Cinc'ti.- 18 21.462
N.York 18 13 .581Chicago 17 21 .447
Phila. . 19 14 .576Pittsbh 16 20 .444
Boston 15,16 .484St.Louis 16 22 .421
American League
W.L. Pet W.L. Pet
Wash'n 24 12 .667!Chicago 1619.457
Clev'ld. 23 14 .622lDetroit 15 20 .429
N.York 19 13 .594iPhila ...13 21.382
Boston 17 IS .486StLouis 12 22 .353
National League. Cincinnati 3.
, Chicago 2; Pittsburgh 4, St L,ouis 0;
Pittsburgh 4, St Louis 1.
American League. Chicago 2,
Cleveland 0; .Chicago 2, Cleveland 0;
Detroit 6, St Louis 3.
The playing of the St. Louis
Browns is a crime, but it isn't a
"Federal offense.
DeWolf Hopper is soon to appear
in a film version of "Casey at the
Bat." He expects to make a hit where
Casey fanned.
Marty McHale"has signed with the
Cleveland Indians. Marty is still the
best singer in the American league.
- Those Boston Braves may yet
"come clean" with .a little first aid
to their uniforms.
Nobody ever has discovered the
secret of perpetual motion, but the
gent who dug up Bat Levinsky near
ly hit the nail on the head.
Back in the dark ages boxing was
a sport Nowadays it's merely pre
liminary training for the three-ring
It took Charlie Herzog just one in
ning to discover he is not an out
fielder. Ping Bodie has been at it
eight years and still isn't convinced.
Our national pastime is getting on
famously in China and Japan, where
players are too polite to call one an
other yellow.
By Mark Shields.
A dark, gloomy day and a blue
tinged team. This is a proper
weather setting for the home-coming
of the Cubs, who won one game
in four from Cincinnati and have
copped two of their last ten battles.
Within a day or two, unless there
is a decisive right-about face in the
playing of the club, there will be
numerous and incendiary rumors
shooting from the direction of the
North Side. The Cubs boast a large
army of stockholders, who take a
deep personal interest in the club,
and it will not be long until these
stockholders are inquiring what is
the matter with their pets.
. And if they become too insistent,
the troubles of Manager Tinker will
really begin. Joe is bossing the ball
club, it is up to him to make a "show
ing with what has been provided, and
there may be enough experienced
men at the helm of affairs to enforce
a hands-off policy.
Prexy Weeghman is a warm ad
mirer of Tinker. He preferred Joe
to Roger Bresnahan or any other fel
low as head of the revamped local
National league. Weeghman has
had enough experience in baseball to
know that a club run by swivel-chair
experts is never a success. He has
seen the way McGraw has turned
out pennant-winning teams and
strong contenders in New York when
given a free Land.
He saw McGraw last year down in
the dumps, but not interfered with.
And now we have the Giants fighting
for the top, solely because McGraw
was in a position to do what he
Tinker has the stuff of which good
ball teams are made. The club is a
strange one, no cogs ever having
been put together in the present at-

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