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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
CUBS AND GIANTS GREAT ROAD.
CLUBS LOSE AT HOME
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet W.L. Pet.
Br'klyn 39 25 .609N.York. 30 33 .476
Phila.. 35 29 .547Pittsb'h 3135.470
Boston 33 28 .541 JSL Louis 33 39 .458
Chicago 35 36 .493Cinc'ti . 29 40 .420
W. L. PcL W.L. Pet.
Clevl'd. 40 29.579
Chicago 37 30 .552
Boston 37 31.544
Wash'n. 36 33.522
Detroit 35 36.493
StLouis 30 40 .429
Phila... 17 47.266
National League. Chicago 4, Pitts
burgh 3; St Louis 4, Cincinnati 1;
Philadelphia 2, Boston 1.
American League. New York 9,
By delving into the dope sheet we
learn that Connie Mack s baseball
nine now consists of 20 freshmen', 15
sophomores and one senior. Rah,
Fans in Boston uphold the bean
ball, but favor putting down the cod
Mulligan of the Cubs is like the
immortal man without a country.
He must pastime daily among the
Zimmermans, Zwillings, Zeiders,
Schultes, Flacks, Knabes and Fisch
ers. Alas! poor Mulligan!
Fred Fulton, the fighting plasterer,
has challenged Jack Dillon. Being a
believer in safety first Fred sent his
defi by wire.
Baseball lawmakers are putting
the ban on all kinds of freak pitches,
but Old Jupe Pluve keeps on using
his damp delivery anytime he feels
Los Angeles made 12 runs in the
first inning against Salt Lake, nine
singles, a double and homer turning
the trick. This is a Class AA record
for recent years.
By Mark Shields '
Allow the Cubs and Giants to play
all their games in foreign parts, ft
without once visiting their own lot,
and the pennant campaign in the
National league would settle down
to a bitter fight between these tra
That both clubs are still figured in
the flag hunt can be attributed to the
fact that they were not confined to
their home lot all season. In their
own yards their winning percentages
resemble the living skeleton of a tent
show. This goes with particular
force for the Giants. Their record
winning streak of 17 games in the
west put them up among the leaders,
but as soon as the club returned
home it began to volplane and is
now in fifth place. The Giants start
another western swing today, but
there is no hope for a duplication of
their last jaunt
Tinker's people have just finished
a trip to Pittsburgh and St. Louis,
during which nine games were play
ed. Six of them were victories and
enabled the team to scramble into
the first division, one full game ahead,
of the Giants. The eastern swing of
the Cubs was also something to en
thuse over, six games out of ten
being won from clubs that were, at
that time, hitting on all cylinders.
Remember the results of those two
trips and then glance at the standing
of the clubs. The locals are half a
game below a .500 percentage, ..
which is proof enough that they are
better on the road than at home.
Jrtany and varied have been the ex
planations of these peculiar circum
stances, but the one the Cub players
themselves use as an "out" is the
stiff and chilling breeze from the
lake during the earlier days of the
season. Veterans of the West Side