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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet
Boston 60 44.577
Chicago 61 46.570,
ClevI'd. 59 45.567
N.York 55 49.529
St.Louisi56 51 .523
Phila... -20 80.200
Br'klyn 60 35 .632
Boston 55 38.591
Phila... 56 41.577
N.York 50 46.521
Chicago 46 55 .455
St.Louis.46 59 .438
Cinc'ti. .40 67.374
American League. Boston 3, Chi
cago 1; Cleveland 5, -New York 1;
Philadelphia 7, Detroit 1; St Louis
4, Washington 1.
National League. Brooklyn 6,
Chicago 0; Philadelphia 1, Cincin
nati 0; Cincinati 8, Philadelphia 7;
St Louis 3, New, York 0; New York
8, St Louis 4.
Derrvng, McDonald, Bowker, Rau
tenbush, Kinucan, Nelson, Moren
and Patterson were left in the city
golf tournament this morning to
play the third round at 36 holes.
Good golf marked yesterday's com
petition, Kinnucan defeating Bone,
on the 22d hole.
Johnny Griffiths and Joe Rivers
have been matched to fight 12
rounds Labor day at Canton, O.
Eddie Plank, the Gettysburg Gun
ner, is the gent who put the art in
See where Johnny Evers and Red
Smith have made up. John is so
busy with the umps he hasn't time to
take on any outside work.
Expert accountants are not devel
oping cramps 'in their elbows these
days keeping track of victories
charged to the Athletics.
We glimpsed a horse laughing his
head off down at the depot the other
afternoon. 'Funny how the news of
Umpire Byron's decisions get around.
ROWhAND HAMPERED BY LACK
OF CONSISTENT PITCHING
By Mark Shields
Four games remain for-the White
Sox on the present home stand. To- f
day winds up the Boston visit and
then Detroit drops in for a set of
three. To make this home stand
profitable from a percentage view
point, three out of the coming four
.battles should be gobbled by the lo
cals. Otherwise they will be in a dif
ficult position when they head east.
One department that has always
been the pride and stronghold of
the South Siders is the troublesome V
spot now and may have a lot to do
in finally deciding their position in
the dizzy flag race now drawing to a
It is some years since a Hose man
ager has had to do much guessing
about Mb pitchers. Usually he- has
been able to reach out blindly with
the assurance that he would pick a
curver capable of going in and
stumping the opposition through an
entire game, without much help from
Now there is a change. Russell,
Faber and Wolfgang are consistent
They have better than an even
chance of winning if they get the y
proper support from their comrades.
But the effectiveness of Russell is
hampered somewhat by the fact that '
he is frequently used as a rescuer.
Even when he does not appear in
the box he is warming up diligently
down in theleft field corner, and
that hrand of work is more wearing
than pitching a Ball game. Red
wariueu up iur iuut luuiuya yester
day, though he wasn't called on.
Faber is -still weak and it is ques
tionable whether he can take a turn
at pitching every four days. Of the
others, Williams and Cicotte are the
steadies, but either is liable to get a
joyful pounding. Benz is uncertain