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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXU
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L .Pet. W. L. Pet.
Boston 54 40 .574!Detroit. 52 47.525
Chicago 55 42 .567Wash'n. 49 45 .521
N.York 53 43 .552SLLouis 48 49 .495
Clevl'd. 5144.437Phila... 19 71.211
W. L .Pet W. L. Pet.
Br'klyn 54 34 .614lChicago 44 49.473
Boston 48 36 .571Pittsb'h 39 49.443
Phila. . 49 38 .5G3ISt.Louis 43 54 .443
N.York 45 43.511Cinc'ti. 38 57.400
American League. Chicago, 4,
Philadelphia 3; Boston 6, Detroit 0;
St. Louis 4, New York 2; Washing
ton 11, Cleveland 1.
National League. Philadelphia 4,
Chicago 2; New York 7, Pittsburgh
0; New York 7, Pittsburgh 0; Brook
lyn 8, Cincinnati 3; Brooklyn 4, Cin
cinnati 3; St. Louis 4, Boston 3; Bos
ton 2, St. Louis 1.
A catcher entitled Bunn is toiling
in the Texas league. It wouldn't be
a bad idea to team him with Pitcher
Coffey of Minneapolis.
Harry Davis steps in and manages
the Athletics whenever Connie Mack
goes a-scouting. You never can tell
Dave Davenport of the Browns
will have his little joke, be the weath
er hot or cold. He blew himself to
a two-base hit the other day.
According to soldiers on the Mex
ican border variety is the spice of
their lives. After they're mustered
they're liable to be peppered.
Johnny Evers is hitting only .251.
But who cares what Johnny's hit
ting? He's still talking a perfect
Charlie Dooin hasn't changed a bit
since he quit catching for the Giants
to play center field for Rochester.
Charlie can peg 'em past second base
no matter where you plant him.
SOX SHOULD BE IN FIRST PL
By Mark Shields
Though they have copped six-
games out of eight on the home lot,1
the White Sox have still failed to
reach first place and the chanty en
gagement with the Athletics is rapid
ly drawing to a close. Two games
today and one tomorrow close this
visit of the Macks, leaving the So
still seven games against the
ers before the end of the
Other teams have as many, or
Based on past perforr
Sox must go east in pr
have a shot at the pennant
have 20 games here on their
home stay, but only three of
are with Connie's people an'd there
are no other soft spots In the John
Washington comes Thursday. By
then, no matter what success Boston
has in Detroit, the Hose should be
the leaders. Then they must main
tain their standing against two clubs
that have been difficult customers
all season, for the Red Sox follow
Against these two teams the Sox
will have to play better than against
the Macks. They cannot afford to
run bases in a careless manner
against clubs which can turn the tide
of a game on a lone tally. They
must do everything in expert fashion,
maintaining their high mechanical
gear and vastly improving their
Tha Sox have the best chance,!
they have ever had for a pennant
They possess the punch, the pitching
and the fielding excellence. If they
are beaten out it will be their own
Happy Felsch, though he receives
fewer press notices than some of his
mates, has been a vluable factor in
the recent successes of the Hose clan.