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but four more games to play and all!
those with Cleveland on the Cleve
As things now stand, Boston will
have to lose four out of their remain-
ing seven games while the Sox are
making a clean sweep at Cleveland.
Then the two teams would only be
tied. Hence we rather think that in
a few weeks we will be able to" wit
ness a city series between the Sox
Joe Tinker slipped another laugh
up his sleeve yesterday when his
crew of Cubs cooped one-half of a
double bill against Brooklyn. Joe's
main desire right now" is to put
Brooklyn out of the running for the
National league bunting. As Phila
delphia copped its game against Cin
cy the loss of one game to the Cubs
pulled Brooklyn down to just one
game ahead of the Phillies.
A win for the Cubs today and a
loss for Cincy would slip Philadelphia
into first place. And that would
make Tinker-and his crew feel bad
There was one home run knocked
yesterday by each Jocal team. The
Cub four-base play came in the tenth
inning and broke a tie score. Chuck
Wortman swung the bat that did the
trick. Happy Felsch lammed out a
homer for the Sox. Incidentally he
gets $100 for it from the Dubuque
While the Boston Braves are prac
tically settled in third place for this
season's run, they continue to maul
the ball. Monday's contests resulted
in a double win against Pittsburgh.
J. C. Smith, who is often heard of as
a peach of a hitter, came through
again in the first game. He slapped
four singles in that many times at
bat Each hit sent home a run. '
Detroit has given up all hopes of
copping the flag this year. Washington-
made 'em look sick yesterday.
Tyrus Cobb continues to smite the
Dill. Also, the sneed merchant
Bwiped three bases. Tris Speaker,'!
. who has been conceded the batting 1
honors in the American league by
Cobb, got only one safe belt
Owner Joe Lannin 'of the, Boston
Red Sox doesn't want to see Man
ager Bill Carrigah quit at the end of
this season. He refuses to consider
anybody else for the position.
Only five games- were booked in
the Litzinger cup series for Sunday.
Twenty-two teams. -are still in the
competition. These teams play-Sunday:
Magnets at Joliet, Rex Tigers
at Garden City park, Mutuals at Chi
cago Heights, Mortons at Melrose
Park, and Rogers Parks at Beloit,
Final games in the series for the
Tearney trophies are booked. The
Ciceros and SS. Peter and 'Pauls will
play a series of three games, first fo
be played Sunday at the Cicero's
grounds, 48th av.and 12th st The
winners will not only gain the Tear
ney prizes, but will represent the
league in the games for the Sweitzer
cup. .' . i
Three clubs from the City league
are left in the fight for the Sweitzer
cup. j. Normals and White Giants play
at 22d and Rockwell Sunday, while
Logan Squares and Romeos battle
at Milwaukee and Sawyer.
Andy Ward, star sprinter of the
Chicago Athletic ass'n, leaves today
for New York, where he will prepare
to sail, with four comrades, for Swe-'
den on Thursday. Those who go with
Ward in quest for athletic glory
abroad araJoe Loomis of the C. A.
A.; Bob Simpson, Univ. of Missouri
hurdler; Ted Meredith, ex-U. of P.
middle distance runner, and Fred
Murray of San Francisco, who last
week broke the 120-yard low hurdle
IN THE FIGHTING WORLD
Sunburst Dolan" trimmed Matty
McCue In ten rounds at Racine last
night Other bouts there resulted as
follows: Spike Kelly knocked out An
ton the Greek, Young Graham and
Speedy Davis fought a draw, Eddie
Leonard beat Young Copen.
At New York Al McCoy knocked
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