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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 02, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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National League
3V.L. Pet W.L. Pet.
Br'klyn 72 46 .610!
Boston 70 46.603
Phila.. 69 49.585
N.York 56 59.487
Pittsb'h 55 65,458
Chicago 55 68.447
StLouis 55 68 .447
Cinc'ti. 47 78.376
American League
W. L. Pet W. L. Pet.
Boston 71 53 .573N.York. 67 59.532
Detroit 70 57 .551 Clevel'd 67 60.528
Chicago 69 57 .548 Wash'n. 61 63 .492
StLouis69 58 .543 Phila... 28 95.228
. National League. Boston 3, New
York 1; Philadelphia 3, Brooklyn 0;
Philadelphia 6, Brooklyn 0; Cincin
nati 6, Pittsburgh 3.
American League. Washington 3,
Philadelphia 1; Philadelphia 4,
Washington 1; New York 7, Bost 3.
Maurice McLoughlin was eliminat
ed from the tennis .championship at
Forest Hills, N. Y., by George Church,
three sets out of four. McLoughlin
failed to show any of the form that
made him twice champion of the
country,- Remaining in the tourney
are Williams, Watters, Church, Mur
ray, Griffin, Johnson, Johnston and
t Financially speaking, for the base
ball magnates, Sunday Is the
strength of the week.
If it wasn't for Johnny Evers Pres.
Tener wouldn't have anything to do
but sign the payroll.
Officials of the Merion Cricket club
say the national golf tournament will
be a howling success if the stock of
Scotch highballs holds out.
Chicago fans are rejoicing over
the news that a telescope has just
been invented with a scope of 900
miles. Now we can all get a peek at
the world's series.
A famous footballer recently was
married. Football offers splendid
training for matrimony.
x By Mark Shields
Two games on the North Side to
morrow between Cardinals and Cubs
and two games again Monday, both
in the afternoon, meaning plenty of
bargain shopping for followers of
the Weeghman clan.
Sixth place is the position under
dispute in the double bill with the
Cards today in St. Louis. Now that
Larry Doyle has wiped out his dif
ferences with the Cub owners, Tink
er believes his club has a chance to
advance to sixth within the next few
days "and eventually climb into the
first division over the prostrate
forms of the Pirates and Giants.
Cpnsidering the short time re
maining, the assignment is large,
but Joe will make every effort to pull
it off, no Cub manager having fin
ished out of the first division for ten
How Tinker will line up the team
for the remainder of the season is
still questionable. Doyle will -play
second and bat in second position.
Wortman will also stick at short.
But Saier and Zeider may be re
placed. Joe. has some youngsters
that should be tried, out. Their de
velopment is of more moment than
the position in which the club fin
ishes this season. Fqurth place pays
rio more than seventh in basebalL
Like poker, there isn't any second
prize. , -
Completely scrambled, the Nation
al league race is an open affair for
three teams, Dodgers, Braves and
Phillies having, so far as the percen
tage is concerned, an even shot for
the top. At the present moment,
Phils and Braves appear to have the
edge, as the Dodgers have slumped
and this is the most disastrous pe
riod of the year to hit the slide.
Boston has the pitching, and the

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