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THE QGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER bAI URDAY EVENING. AUGUST 14, 1920 M
I Edward Ray of England Wins
National Open Golf Honors
Five Stars Battle for Championship With But Few Points
Separating Each Player; Vardon Finishes
TOLEDt . ug 13. Edward
B Ray, of England, today won the na
H tlonal open golf championship of Am-.
H erica at Iverness, with a score of 295
H for 72 holes, carrying the cup to Eng
H land for the second time, Harry Var
H den having won the title 20 years ago
and lncklng only two strokes of cap
fl turlng It again today.
It was only by a stroke that the long
driving Briton snatched the honor.
H three young Americans, Leo Dlegel,
."'i Jock Hutchinson Of Chicago, eind
Jnck Burke of St. Paul, missing long
putts by Inches, to tic the score, of
the winner, who also outstripped his
H countryman, Vardon, by a single
Vardon seemed to have the title
clinched nearly all day, starting slight
ly behind this morning and leading
! a stroke at the end of the first 18
hol9 with 218, while Diesel and
mMM Hutchinson had 219 and Ray 220.
H Vardon Increased his chances b scor
I Ins 36. one over par on the first nine
H' of the last round, but he began to miss
I hie shots both from the tee and on
the green, talcing six on the 622 yard
tv elfth and the -130 yard and 178 and
H three fives for n. 42 on the final lap
Ray showed fatigue on the last nine,
but his forty was offset by a par 35 on
the first half. W hen he finished Var
H don was already In with 296, tying
the score returned by Rurki- and the
H enormous gallery on tip toes to see
v hcther the finish of Dlegel or Hutch-,
1 irbon could hold the title in amerioa.
Dlegel was first to finish after Kay and
, be needed three on the last hole to tie
1 the Briton's score. The young DTO
1 fesslonal drove 885 yards down the
Hi center of the fairway and crisply
HHJ: pitched a wall cut approach hole high,
HJj but 18 feet to the rlp-ht of th
HH lie played the putt well and it graced
PI TT PAILS.
Hutchinson cann up to Mi.- last tec
Hl confronting the
HH . partner Hagen having run up a score.
HH ' that all but crowded him out of the
money. The yet lern "r,,,.,i champion
I BROOKLYN K
I FROM H YORK
I Toney's Wilclness Is Factor in
Dodger Victory; Grimes
I NATIONAL LEAGUE"
I Cincinnati SO 4i 573
jl Brooklyn 62 -17 .569
1 New York 57 48 .543
1 Pittsburg 53 50 Mo
1 Chicago 54 57 486
I 6t. Louis 49 57 462
Boston -4 50
Philadelphia .. ... 42 63 400
At Boston (First game) Philadel
phia 2. Boston 5 (Second game)
Philadelphia 8 Boston
1 At New York Brooklyn 4, New
M York 2
j At Pittsburg St- Louis 4, Pllts
I burg 4.
No other games scheduled.
i Brooklyn at New York
Philadelphia at Boston.
Cincinnati at Chicago.
.St Louis at Pittsburg.
I NEW YORK, Aug 14. Pred Toney
I made three- wild pitches yesterday, all
I of which figured in Brooklyn's runs,
I and the Robins defeated New York,
I 4 to 2
mWMW Grimes was master of the Giants
I except In the eighth, when three hits
I were bunched for two runs.
MM c- ... n H F
I Brooklyn 4 8 0
New York 2 8 0
Batteries Grimes and Miller,!
Toney, Kent and Smith.
PITTSBURG, Aug 14. St. Louis
defeated Pittsburg yesterday, 4 to 2,
bunching hits off Cooper In the sev
enth and eighth, when the Cards
scored all their runs.
BChupp was strong and might have
had a shutout except for DHhoefer's
error Score: R. H. E.
St. Louts 4 12 1
Pittsburg 2 9 2
Batteries Schupp and Dilhoefer.i
Cooper and Hennefer
BOSTON, Aug 14. Boston and
Philadelphia divided a double-header
yesterday, Boston winning the first.
5 to 2 and Philadelphia the second,
6 to 2.'
Score: R H. E.
Philadelphia 2 10 1
Boston .. 6 10 1
Batteries. Rlxey and Wheat; Mc
Qulnlln and Oowdy '
Score (second game: R. H E
Philadelphia 8 15 2
Boston 2 7 2
Batteries: Hubbell and TragTesser,
Filllngham and O'Neill.
I OUTFIELDER RECALLED
NEW Y'ORK, Aug. 13 The Brook-
lyn National league club today an
j nounced that Outfielder Wallace P.
Hood has been recalled from the Salt
Lake City club of the Pacific oCast
I GRIFF LOADS UP.
j WASHINGTON. Clark Griffith Is
star hunting. To date he has landed
j Frank Brower of the International
1 I league and "Blng" Miller of the
i I Southern association, both home-run
NEW YORK. Giant fans are of
H one voice in claiming that the brlng
I lng of "Beauty" Davo Bancroft to
I the Polo Grounds was the turning
point of the McGraw machine. '
drove well and laid his approach In al
most the same spot a3 Dlegel and de-1
spll a careful effort, his putt failed
by R hair to tic Hay s score.
Ray said ho had expected to win
from tho Americans, but had not felt
he would outplay Vardon He accept
ed the tup, emblematic of the title!
cvlth brief words of thanks and the I
trophy Will repose at Oxey club Eng-I
land) until some one else wins It.
Ray has gained a reputation as a
long driver, but ho did not extend
himself here, taking care to keep In I
the narrow path out of trouble. Hl3
putting was good nearly all the time!
and he Bank forty foot one In the fore
noon His Irons were well cut and for
the mst part well Judged for distance.
I'.urlec. Dlegel ond Hutchinson put
up a noble figlit to retain the cup In
America. Burke scored two excellent
7'Jf. today and he had recorded a 71 In
the Qualifying lOurida but had some
had luck In yesterday's second round,.
Which inn up his score to 75. His to-
fu'for today, 144, was the best re
turned for 36 holes In either dav's
play, although Hutchinson s score, 62-
t9 In the qualifying rounds, was bet-
ter. Hutchinson hud the second best,
score for 36 miles, lending the field1
Dt the end of the first half with 61-j
76-14.".. Dlegel with 72-74-1 46 Thurs
day had the first best score for 36 j
Chick Evans, formerly national am
ateur and open champion, did nt hiti
0 Fast stride, having bad breaks of
luck A seventv on any of his 18
holes would have won the title or tied
for It His 298 tied with James Barnes!
for sixth place, three strokes behind'
the winner, the former western open.
Champion taking three- 76s and a 70.
Bobby Jones of Atlanta, southern!
amateur champion, got a bad start In'
the first round, taking 78, but cut thls
down to 7 4 on his second essay and to
"o on his third, only to fall off to 77)
o-i the final attempt for a total of
IB9. Hagen was wobbly all day, tak
ing 4 1 to gel out In the forenoon and
forty to come home In the afternoon,
his 147 ot the first day piling up to
202 with today's 7 7 and 78.
ME SHORT END
Extra Base Hits Factors in
Yankee Fourth Straight
W. L Pet. I
j Cleveland 69 89 .63SH
Chicago 70 4 1 .631
' New York 71 42 629
1 St Louis 52 G3 .495
Boston 48 58 .453
! Washington 46 58 .442
Detroit 40 65 .381
Philadelphia 35 75 .31$
I Yesterday's Results.
At Detroit Chicago 3 Dc-trolt 3 I
'nailed In fifth, darknes.;.)
i At Cleveland New York 4, Cleve-
At Philadelphia (First game) Bos
ton 1, Philadelphia 3. ( Se-eond game)
Boston 7. Philadelphia 0.
No other games scheduled.
Chicago at Detroit.
Boston at Philadelphia.
No other games scheduled.
CI.FYKLAND. O.. Aug 14. New
York wou its fourth straight game
from Cleveland yesterday, 4 to 3.
I Extra-base hits were factors in all
; of New York's runs.
Cleveland hit Shawkey hard In the
eighth. Maya replaced him and held
the Indians safe,
i Score: R H. E.
New York 4 10 0
! Cleveland a 7 0 1
Batteries Shawkey, Mays and
Ruel Caldwell and O'Neill.
PHILADELPHIA. Aug 14. C.
.Walker's home run In the eighth gave 1
Philadelphia the victory In the first
game of yesterday's double-header!
With Boston, 3 to 1. but afyers held
the locals to five hits In the second
and the visitors won, 7 to 0.
Score: R, H- E.
Boston 1 2 S
Philadelphia ". 3 8 1 '
I Batteries: Jones and Walters,
' Perry and Perkins
Score (second game), : R, H. E
! Boston 7 11 3 1
1 Philadelphia 0 5 3
Batteries, Myers and Schang; Nay
' lor. Moore and Styles, Perkins.
DETROIT, Mich.. Aug 14 A heavy
, rainstorm caused the calling of yea
terdav's game between Chicago and
I Detroit at the beginning of tho fifth
, inning, with the score a 3-3 tie. Two,
games will be played todaj
Get together community
party on City Hall square, Sat
urday evening, Aug. 14, 7:30
sharp. Music and other spe-,
cial features and a grand good
time. Everybody come.
CHICAGO Larney Llchtensteln,
manager of Tony Melcholr, has Invited'
Joe Beckett to visit America and shake
bands with his heavyweight The purse
mentioned was $10,000.
SEATTLE The Seattle ball club
made a rather poor showing the first
half of the season, but tho pitchers
huvo rounded Into form. Prom now
on the Slwashes will cut a figure.
BALTIMORE. Aug. 13 Kid Wil-I
Hams of Baltimore, decisively defeat-1
ed Johnny Erie of St Paul, in a 12-1
1 round boxing match her tonight. i
'ALONG "MURDERERS' ROW"
CRIME RUNS RAMPANT IN BATTING ORDER
OF APACHE YANKEES THIS YEAR
BY DEAN SNYDER.
Home runs don't always break up
ball games, my son Pour-base Jams
art-nt somtlnn s as r-ff r 1 r- ,is :i row
of base knocks. Neither will bouncing
the ball off the garden wall win a
But the old game of "sock and
run" wins the derby every time, In
the minds of the fMiire
There s only one "Murderers' Row''
In the world It is geographically lo
cated In the New York Yankees' bat
Chief of the arch "murderers is
the "Homeric ' George Herman. His
ni .1 1 understudy Is Lanky Hob Meu
sel. They're the two big players of
fnt Pipp and Pock come trooping
in next while Bodle. Ward, Pratt
Lewis, Hannah, Ruel and Qulnn are
tho little ' murderer'' members of the
Already the sum total of their
atrocities is between 90 and the cen
tury mark. All former records are
now trailing In the dust
Tho modern major league record
was made bark In 1913 by ilir. Phils
when they popped out 73 circuits foi
the year, e rav.it h led this attnek with
hir 19 homer pokes Gawy averaged
around 19 a year In thoso davs. He
Coked out 24 In 1915. the memorable
year when Philadelphia won its first
and only pennant.
The "murdering" Yanks aren't sat
isfied with Just hanging a shroud over
the Phils record. They hanker for
a mark which will give romlng gm
eratlona something to shoot at
V hcther Ruppert and Huston have
lv.-.i n thing to do with it or not. the
Tanks never had a thirst for mur
dering' until the colonels assumed the
ownership of the club five years ago.
Since then they've been the raw
meat athletes New- York has won
the home run championship every
year, with the exception of 1918 The
Athletics out-homered them in that
stanza by the shade of a pair.
The Giants have led the Nationals
for the last three years In waving the
high-powered stick. This vear the
Phils are leading them by a "nose ;
The answer to the fencc-bustlng tac
tics of the New York clubs is fine part
ly to the closeness of the right field
st mds at the Polo grounds Most of
the home run whacks settle In this
spot. There's where Bambino has
fattened mostly this year. Home-Iun
Baker made most of his dents there
In his day also ,
The Washington ball park Is the
st:cker for them all. Even Babe has
f wcred at the capital He's treated
the tans every place else, though, this
year. Naturally, the Washington club
occupies the same place In the home
run championship race as the Alh-
Lieutenant James Captures
Rapid Fire Event at
CAMP PERRY, O.. Aug. 14 Lieu
tenant V. L James, United Statej In
fantry, von the rapid-fire event of
the National Kiflc association matches
here late yesterday after seventeen
competitors, tied for first place, shot
seieral relays to decide the eent.
Lieutenant James scored as fol
lows: 100 plii3 50, plus 50, plus 50. while
Li u tenant p. s Kos3, United Stutrs
infantry, his nearest competitor, had
100, plus 60. plus 50 plus 49. Cap
tain L A Pr usner. small arms fir
ing school, was third and Private S
M. Ellm k. CT. y. M . was fourth
'-ni' n . ut tcstanu wore tied last
night for first place In the unfinished
rapid fire mutch of the National Rifle
association shoot here Perfect scores
were made b the seventeen leaders
in the event, which will be shot off
today. More than 500 entries con
tested. file first two stages of the Leech
cup match have been finished on the
h) and : slow fire ranges with 20
men holding perfect scores for first
place The- match will be finished
today on tho 1,000-yard range
The adjutant general's cup match
was shot yesterday, but scores wore
NORTH RANDALL. Cleveland.
Auk 14. Rain late esterday caused
postponement of the grand circuit
racing after three races had been de
cided and Juno had won two of three
heats In the Leader purse, 13.000. for
2.08 pacers The third heat is to
be raced to decide money division
The rain came .ifwr Pavonlan had
on the second and deciding heat of
tho News sweepstakes, purse of $2,350
for 2 -year-Old trotters.
Another record went by the boards
today when Juno, in stepping theirirst
mile of the 2 08 pace In 2 02 set a
record for the stake. Juno came from
behind In both heatn
In the second heat practically ev
ery entry took a turn at setting the
pace Foxy Ann. Rod Lancelot and
Calgary Karl went into breaks, but
Red Lancelot, favorite, came with a
rush In the stretch and landed third.
Both dhlslons of the 2 14 pace
wc-rw postponed until today. Eight
races will be decided toda-, ."
GRAND RAPIDS Mich , Aug. 13
Although outwejghed nearly thirty
pounds. Chuck Wiggins of Indian- 1
apolls had little difficulty in winning
A ten-round, no-declsion heavyweight
boxing contest with Homer Smith of
Kalamazoo, Mich., here tonight. 1
I v ""
Hi res' an eye-witness slorv Three- guesses whose magnetic eyes these are. "Homeric" Babe is
kcejiinp; on- eye oo Lank) Bh Mouse his chiei understudy this year, who also hangs out on tin famed
"Murderers' Row " f the New York Yankee ball club. That 's Bob under Bambino's left looker, and the
same guess you made before goes for the gent pasted under the Other eye. The elosenp shows the way
Babe's r rs ,ipp. ar to every pitcher in the American league this year who tries to spin one up to the plate
within reach of Bambino's flail
letlcs generally do In the pennant fuss.
M K SUBURBS.
With about 40 more cames to play
the famous "Murderers Row" hope to
polish off a mark of 125 four-time
beauties. By the time Behemoth gets
through thev' ouglit to be .n the su
burbs or thereabouts.
They do say that if Babe eer lets
lit I foot slip his successor will be Big
1 Bo Meusel Bob's only a kid ct;
W. L. Pet.
Suit Lake 73 56 .566
1 et non 75 69 560
San Francisco 06 63 .512
Portland 63 62 504
jl.os Angeles 64 66 .492
ISeattle 62 67 .481
Oukland 62 72 463
Sacramento 56 75 .423
Sacramento 7, Salt Lake 2.
Oakland 5, Vernon 2.
San Francisco 3, Los Angeles 2.
Seattle 1U. Portland 9.
SEATTLEL Aug. 14 In a game re-'
pletc with heavy hitting and loose
Molding the locals yesterday won from
ithe Beavers, the scere being 10 to 9.
Three twirlers were used by each ag
gregation. Score: It. H. E.
Portland 9 11 4
Seattle 10 13 3
Batteries: Glazier, Brooks, Suther
jland and Kochler. Schorr. Slcbold.
Gardner and Baldwin.
Oaks Again Win
From Tigers 5 to 2
LOS ANGKLES Aug 1 4 R. Arlctt,
twirled the aks to another victory
over the Tigers here yesterday 5 to 2 '
For the first six Innings Vernon wus
held scoreless, tho big blonde easing1
up In the biht three frames Pell on
the slub for the Vernonltcs. was hit'
hard. Score: It. H. K '
uakland 5 10 0
Vernon a 9 0
Batteries: R. Arlett and Mltze; Deli
Double Steal Wins
Contest for Seals
BAN FRANCISCO. Aug 14 A dou-1
Lie steal In the eighth Inning here yes-tc-rday.by
Agnesv and .Connolly gay
the- Seals a 3 tr 8 victory- over the An-'
gels Previous to the eighth frame
1 uch and Crandall hooked up In a
'twirlers' duel with honors about even.
The latter weakened in tho sixth and;
was relieved by Hughes.
Score. R H. E. 1
Los Angeles 2 3 1
!?un Francisco 3 10 lj
Batteries Crandall. Hughes and'
Bt.ssler, e'ouch and Agnew.
Mails Puts Brakes
on Bee Victories
SALT LAKE. Aug. 14 Walter Malls
put the brake on the Bees here yes-
terday In the fourth game of the se
ries, winning from the locals 7 to 2
The Senators put the contest on icel
'23. you know. Right now his smacks
carry almost us far as Ruth's
And as to the Son of Swat, he con
tinues to be the real he animal of smg
MURDER WILL til T.
Fop three months he uwraged an
e'en dozen per. In July he had an
attack of high fever and caressed 13
Ho ought to carom a few more over
the barrle:s during the dog days of
Ai-gust. as he's stepping high, "wide
WHAT THEY SAY '
MRS, JACK WOLFF.
Jack Wolfe, Cleveland boxer, to
whom Johnny Kllbano has promised
his title. Is now honeymooning in the
Adirondack?. Mrs WuKe says:
I don't want Jack Co give- up fight
ing Just because lie Is married. 1
think It Is wrong for i wife to inter
f' r. with her husband's profession
Boxing isn t a rough sport any more.
It is scientific. More women are
patronizing boxing than ever before.
That shows the game lsn t what it
used to be So Jack Is to go right
am an in ins ring career anu i n en
courage hlin all I fun"
A lot of buiieball players have trou
ble hitting southpaws, but Budd
Ran, outrlt Icier lor the Frisco Seals,
has solved 'em. He says
I really don't know the answer
why I'm hitting left-hand pitching as
Well as rlghi, but they don't bother
me now. Southpaws had my number
when 1 first broke in I took a tpe
hold when they were pitching to mo
and It wasn't long before they dldn t
trouble me any more than the right
handers. That's the only secret to
the thing as I have found It."
Trls Speaker bout Clark Griffith to.
Lank Bob Clark That's why tho
relief hurler of the Tribe Isn I wear
ing a Nat uniform. Griffith says: I
I had my eyes on that bird Clark'
before he ever broke Into the Ameri
can league. I tried to get him. but!
Cleveland beat me to him. And I'd'
take him now He husn t got so much!
of a curve, but he doesn't need much'
of one for he has two kinds of fasti
balls that he can mix up. unr- he de
livers overhand and the other he I
shoots across with a sldearm sweep."!
MED LS ENOUGH.
SAX FRANCISCO, Charley Mc-
Carthy. lightweight champion of Can
ada, lias turned up on the coast look-'
ing for work. He wears eight medals
and a total of 14 bars He was i
member of the famed Princess Pat
ONE RARE BIRD.
PHILADELPHIA .1 Miller Is al
specie of the "rara avis.1 He walked
Into the Phils' camp last spring, want
ing a Job He took the third base Job
Way from all comers.
FLIRT WITH BAKER,
NEW YORK. The Yankees are'
again flirting with Home-Run'
Frank Baker There Is a possibility!
he may ct aid Hugglns in his pennant
NEW ORLEANS. In spite of the
fact that Larry Gilbert could have
been an Indian regular this vear, with
chances for a pennant ut, he i.n't i
sorry he didn't Join them last spring.)
In the seventh frame when they chas
ed four scores over the platter. Stroud
and Gould on the slab for the Bees
were hit hard
Manager Ernie Johnson was pain
fully Injured In the first Inning u hen
he was hit on the hand by a ball
thrown by Malls. He will be out of
:.hc game until Sunday. The score
R. H E.
Sacramento 7 11 I
Salt Lake 2 8 3
Batteries: Malls and Cad; . Stroud.
Gould and Byler
"Homeric" Babe Is tho idol of the
world Ho has base-knocked himself
Into the hall of fame and on to ai
thrilling throne as tho Bceptered ruler
of "M urdi-rers Row " Ho is the per-!
feet timer of the ball and bat
Go uhend and sock 'em into a pen-1
nnnt If you can. Murder will out.
The Whole world Is pulling for you
FAST NET TILTS
Williams and Hare Furnish
Surprises m Casino
NEW PORT. R. I . Au 13 R Nor-I
ri? Williams II, and Richard H.irf- fur
nished the big surprise of the Casino
lawn tennis tournament today by de-
i tea ting W M Johnston, national1
champlnn and C. J Griffin In the
final doubles. The match wen: five
sets, the scores being 6-2 3-6, 7-5. --6,
i The Boston players started with a
rush and took the flrt set easily.
The Oalifornluns came bark strong In
the second The third set went to
deuce before Williams and Harte
could win. and they lostt he fourth. j
In the final set. with the games
three all. the Boston lans broke
through Johnston s service and then
run out the set and the match. The
playing of the victors was brilliant,
Johnston will meet Griffin in the
flnuls of the singles tomorrow as a
result of their victories today 01 I
Willis I .ivls and Roland Roberts re
Men dare much for gold, but
a wom?;ti dares most for love.
See "The Law of the Yukon"
at the A.'hambra Sunday.
I Didya ever stop to think of the
I thousands of little folk who are
: hatching out Into the ravin", rarln1
fans of tomorrow''
j If you huvc-n't. then perhaps vou'vo
not seen the section of the stands at
(League park, home of the Cleveland
'Indians, burst into a bedlam of child-1
' Ish voices and funny little screeches.
Manager Dunn and Trls Speaker
see more In baseball than Ju.t dol-1
I lar3 and winning pennant, fhev de-1
gelded last spring to entertain 1.000
school kiddies every da all summer.
! They told the school board abo.it it
, .md they said 'sure." The school
board trdd tho youngsters and they
cried. 'Good, goody' Thank vou.!
Mister Dunn and Mister Speaker. I
UVIl be there rootliv for the In-'
But thes ticket aren't free. The!
children had to pay for them They
had to make certain grades In th. irl
studies, had to have good attendance
rr-coids .md also deportment recom
mendations before they got the I
A different school is represented!
every day. But you can't tell a bit
of difference in their section of the'
stands, judging from the noise they!
make, i nay volley every time Mister
Speji' - r comes to bat, w en If he onlyi
fouls it Every play the Indian's I
make Is sensational In their minds,
thev're pulling so hard for the team, i
TY COBB BAINS I
; WITH WAR CLUB I
Speaker Continues to Lead in
American League; Hornsby
CHCAOO, Aug 13. Ty Cobb crack H
ed out 13 hits in his last six games f MM
and boosted his average among the jK
leading battrs of the American M
league to .341 as compared with 332
la week ago. Trls Speaker, manaarer
of the Cleveland's continues to top th"
regulars who hnvc participated In flftv wM
or more Tames, his mark of .417.
"Babe" Ruth of New York, tho homo MM
run I. ing. leads In run3 scored with r 1
;md ffl out In front in total bases
vvi!h 296 He Stands fourth In batting V 1
wi-'i 8S7 topped l Jacl jk
of Chicajo who has .382. and Sisler of MM
St, Louis, runner-up to Speaker with M
.404. Ruth had 41 home runs up to , M
the compilation of these average.: M
which include Wednesday's games.
Rice of Washington, with 43 thefts 1
remains far ahead of Ills rivals tn MM
inb.r leaiding batters E. Collins,
Chicago, 30; P.ic, Washington, .352: MM
I Meuscl New York, Ml; Cobb, De- MM
I trolt. .341: Jacobson. St Louis. 317 MM
'. Hendryx, Boston, .337: Weaver. Chi- MM
ca?o, .335, Earl. Smith. St. Louis. MM
.333: Pelsch. Chicago, .327; S. O'Nelli MM
I Cleveland, 327. fjfjj
i Roger Hornxby failed to swell h M SO
averagi as le vier of the National
league batters in tho past week, and Km
retained h.s mark of a week a-n V WMB
372. Eayrs of Boston, the pitcher-out. " 2Kj
fielder, has become the runner-up to 'Mii
Hornshy with an average of .3riS jfcn
Rousch of Cincinnati is next with 332, JObI
and Nicholson fourth with .32". BBM
Cj Williams, Philadelphia slugger HI
tops the circuit drive hitters with 130
Max Carey Pittsburg, is showing the MM
v. to the base stealers with 2S thefts. mmM
Bancroft. NVw York, ts the beat run
setter with sbcty-elght. MMm
Other lending batiei-s. J. Smith. St HH
Louis. 325: Williams, Phlladelnhla,
3j ". , KonetChy, Brooklyn. .324; King, MM
New York. .323; Young. New York. MMM
322; Hollocher. Chicago. 31. Stock. HI
St Louis. .317. Oroh, Cincinnati. 316- Mfi
Myers. Brooklyn, .316. Wheat. Brook- MMm
Shestak of St Louis, hatted him- EBB
self Into fourth place in the western Hlfi
league with an average of .330. East, Bui
'of Wichita, with a mark of 367. tops UdB
the league with Bogart of Joplln, Snjjj
runner-up with .356. Yaryan. Wichita. hm
who leads in home runs vith 20 and In fl
total bases with 237, Is third in hit- Bol
ting with .343. Pitt, of Oklahoma. jBu
stole five bases who scored 82 runs. Is BttP
fifth with 329. Lee, of Omaha, stole .Mam
five bases in a week and brought his KMs
string to thirlv. Other loading bat- g8$TT
ters. Crouch, Sioux Clt. 328; Beck, SSIn
Wichita, 326: Platte. Omaha, 323. SpfiT'
Undimore. Oklahoma City, 321; Leli- tlW'
elt, Omaha, 321. SK'!'
Yard Office Wins fjH
From Freight House
The yard office baseball aggrega- Fl
tlon of tho Southern Pacific shop raf'iK
league easily defeated the Freight assttSo
House nine yesterday afternoon, tho Bm'' '
score being 20 to 6. White, on the Bsi."
slab for the winners allowed but sev- Bgr
cn hits and was accorded gor-' sup- BBs
Hulmston was one of the stars with HcZ
the willow, having a perfect batting HKl
average for the day, collectlpg five Hffn,
hits, one a triple. In five times at the
platter. Neison. F.igan and Thomas
also starred with the willow. The HKh$
teama lined up as follows: gsssBrl
Yard Office. Freight House. bbMs
Thomas 2b... .. Lexonberg illBl
Chilton 3b Doxey MM
Hulmston rf Sorenscn JfllG
Gnnderson c Hill MWtK
J Pagan ss Bernle
Hobson lb Walbnrg gaKt
Nelson. If Llddell MWWV-
White p . . Hallldaj !4-
M. Pagan cf... Llndenberg biMjl
Umpire Carr. saVtvl
All visiting teams get the merry razz jBsHi
from the kiddies. MmWf
Just before Babe Ruth and the V
Yauktes came- to Cleveland for one mwW
Bcrlet It was mnounced thai s.-hool M
children's tickets wouldn't be hon- MMW
ored during the series. That nearly WmW
broke tht little folks' hearts. Thcv d Wmm
planned all summer on seeing Babe MM ' i
Ruth the wonderful man they all A
want to le like when they grow up. mf
Manager Dunn came hcune and W Jk
heard about it. He got awfully mad. W JO
In fact, he swore some. Ho said. f JH
' hat s this all about? How come ' MXr
the children are olng to get nicked ' flfP?
Well, we'll see about this." jBtfl
Mister Dunn and Mister Speaker SMw3i
revoked the order and sent a spe- flBaiO
cial invitation to the kiddles to be Sttpf1
sure and be there. bmkI
An' Mister Dunn and Mister Speak- ittJ
r popular with the Cleveland school
Say, docs a bumble-bee bumble?
Ho was a newly-marrlcd man
And full of joy. of'Suts!?
Eut er the honeymoon was
He asked for a divorce
An;'t!,?5 0h6 8,111 ws lovely
For hn UW Went Off. X .
For discovered ,hal shQ
Beat him at playing g0f "