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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 11, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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American League
W. L. 'Pet. W."L. Pet.
Boston 77 56 .579 St L's 71 65.522
Detroit 77 59565 Washn 67 65.508
Chicago 76 59 .563 Clevl'd 69 67 .507
N.York 7164.526Phila.. 30103.226
National League ,
W.L. Pet. W.L. Pet.
BrTdyn 77 51 .602Pittsb'h 62 69 .473
Phila. . 75 52.591Chicago 61 73 .455
Boston 71 54 .568 StLouis 58 77 .430
N.York 63 62 .504lCinc'ti. 58 82.393
American League. St. Louis 5,
Chicago 2; Cleveland 8, Detroit 2.
National League. Pittsburgh S,
Chicago 7; Cincinnati 7, St. Louis 2.
American League
Attiat Hits. Pet.
Speaker -478 182 .378
Cobb 471 170 .360
Jackson 521 183 .351
National League
At bat. Hits. Pet
Chase 461 150 .326
Daubert 392 125 .318
.Wagner ., 353 111 .315
, Paul D. Harvey, Oak Park, won
Wo out of three races of. the Ford
car carnival at .the speedway yester
day. His car was made over com
pletely with the exception of the en
gine. The rest of it never Baw the
Ford factory. He averaged 62
miles an hour1 in the 20-mile raoe and
repeated in the same time in the 50-.
mile event
Sidney Hatch,' with .a handicap of
a minute and a quarter, won. the ten
mile race, feature event of -the. Co
lumbian Circle Rifle club at River
view. Christensen, Danish-American
A. C, scratch man, was second.
A. Van Reit, Sleipner A. C, won the
five-mile run at the Typographical
Union games at Hawthorne.
By Mark Shields
Wednesday night the standing of
the clubs in the American league is
apt to be the way the teams will fin
ish in October. By then the Sox will
have completed a series with St.
Louis, Detroit will be through with
Cleveland and Boston will b. head
ing westward, after completing a set
"with, Washington.
The locals have the hardest- angle
of the schedule with three games
against the Browns. The whipping
'of Russell was a great blow? as Reb
is the most dependable man on the
staff and usually good for a win to
open a series. Winning this first
game means confidence.
Every time the other contenders
decide to lose a ball game the Sox
take a day off and jam in some rag
ged baseball. That means they can't
advance oyer the mistakes of their
competitors. Since leaving the east
the South Siders have gainedvhalf a
game on the Boston Red Sox, despite
the fact they have won seven out of
eight played. It is heartbreaking to
keep pegging away at a winning gait
and fail to advance on the people out
in front
Boston, Sox and Detroit each have
three games remaining with the
Mackmen, so there is no advantage
there. Detroit has three games with
the Yanks and the other two have
four each. These'battles are sure to
be vigorous, contests, as Donovan
now has In the game ttie club which
went out in front- during the early
part qfthe season. '
The only thing that favors the
westerners is the fact that they are
at home while the Red Sox are on
the road, and even that may not be
enough if the Carrigans play as they
did on their last swing through this
section of the country.

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