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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 15, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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American League
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet
Clevl'd. 31 19 .620IBoston. -25-24 .510
N.York 25 22 .532Chicago 23 24.489
Wash'n 26 23 .53llSLLouis 22 27 .449
Detroit 26 24 .520Phila. .. 15 30 .333
National League
W. L. Pet W. Lu Pet
Br'klyn 27 16 .628 Boston. 21 22 .488
Phila.. 2619.578 Cinc'ti. 22 26.458
N.York 23 21 .523 Pittsb'h 20 26.435
Chicago 25 25 .500 StLouis 21 30 .412
American League. Chicago 4,
Washington 1; St Louis 8, Boston 5;
Detroit 6, New York 2.
National League. Chicago 4, New
York 0; Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2;
Brooklyn 8, St. Louis 5; Boston 4,
Cincinnati 3.
Frank Marshall trimmed Janowski
at chess the other day, but unless he
changes his name to Marshallowsky
Frank will always start his matches
under a handicap.
A1 Demaree has only won seven
out of eight games from the Giants
since McGraw gave him the gate.
This merely proves that pitchers cast
upon the water return in the form of
Baseball scribes develop wonder
ful versatility in New York. When
they grow - tired of buying Heinie
Zimmerman for the Giants, they
swing deals for Slim Salee.
Fred Beell, who started wrestling
when Hector was quite an undersized
bowwow, says he can beat Joe
Stecher. Will sofhe good Samaritan
send Fred a night letter and tell him
to get off his foot?
An umpire in Little Rock has been
sentenced to two years in prison for
bootlegging. Which same oughta
get more than a passing guffaw out
of Johnny Evers.
By Mark Shields
Fred McMullin is a fine fielding
third baseman and able to do his
part of the hitting, but it is doubtful
if Manager Rowland will shatter the
combination he now has working at
third base and short
Buck Weaver is playing a sterling
bit of( ball around the difficult cor
ner, gloving everything that comes
in. his direction, and the longer
throw across the diamond is to his
advantage, for Buck has a powerful
arm that is just suited to the extend
ed distance. He doesn't commit
nearly so many wild throws as when
he is stationed at short
Weaver goes to his right or left
with equal facility and the clean-cut
manner in which he dashes in and
picks up bunts and slow rollers down
the baseline is a revelation to Sox
fans, after the third basing they have
been used to for the last few sea
sons. He covers an unusual
amount of ground toward short, and
this gives Terry an opportunity to
place himself nearer the second bag,
where he can cut down hits that
usually skid through that section for
Terry, in his own territory, is a
wonder. The American league does
not boast a better fielding short
fielder than the coast youngster.
Nothing seems to unsettle him and
the unruffled manner in which he
makes plays to the plate on nasty
bounders when a runner is trying to
count from third is one of the out
standing features of his play. . His
throwing is marvelously accurate.
This fielding prowess of Terry has
long been recognized, but he was
billed as a weak hitter. Zeb isn't
smashing any fences, but his hits are
fairly frequent and a goodly propor
tion of them are made in the pinchesr

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