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THE BRIDGEPORT TIMES L xirsday, August 4, 1921 Three Teams Grappling Foir lr :.ThriUing, Rtiee Swim Entries For Sunday Meet Coming t By EDDIE SHUGBUE. Bridgeport's swiming enthusiasts will have a big treat when the women etara from all over the country win ' come here next Sunday to compete In the 220 yard national women's i championship swim. Entry blanks have been received from Charlotte i Boyle, Ethelda Bleibtrey, .Helen ; Wainwright, all who- won prizes in the Olympic games. There are ten events on the pro gram, four for men and four for i women, and one open to both sexes. i The open events are the 440 yard handicap, and the 100 yard handi j cap. Three of the events are for the championships and include the ' three mile state ohampionship swim; 100 yard city championship swim, ' and the 50 yard city championship swim. The women's events are: 220 ; yard national championship; 100 yard open A. A. C. handicap; 50 yard city championship; 440 yard relay; and a fane diving contest from a. ten i foot platform. There is also a canoe ' tilting exhibition on the men's pro gram. i The entries that have been receiv f d for the women's events follow. 20 Yard National Championship. iw330.... ataoietaoietaoietaoin Charlotte Boyle, . Ethelda. Bleibtrey, ' And Helen . Wainwright of the Women's Swfmming Association " of , New York; Helen Uhl, of the Meadowhrook Club of Philadelphia; Aileen Riggen, Gertrude Ederle. of ; New York; Anna Baum, Grace Kem ple, Clo Anderson, of the Life Savers' Swimming Association of Bridgeport. I'aiicy Diving Contest. Helen Moonejr, Helen Wainwright. Jtfleen Riggin. Alice 'Lord. Florence nscoe. and Kathryn Brown, all ot he Women's Swimming Association new iorK. lOO "Sards A. A. TT. Handicap. Anna Baum. Helen Danilowitz. ! fttasia Xtanilowitz. Grace Kemple, i Bertha Brooks and Marion Bloomer, f the Life Savers' Swimming Asso- elation of Bridgeport; Florence Bris 1 ooe, Gertrude Ederle, Alice Lord, Charlotte Boyle, Helen' Wainwright, ? Aileen Riggin. Ethelda Bleibtrey, I Maude McFarlane, Gertrude Morris, Ethel Baker, Helen Mooney, Lillian f (Stoddard and Kathryp Brown. 50 Yard City Championship. Stasia Danilowitz, Helen Danilo- "Wltz, Grace Kemple. Bertha Broks, Marion Bloomer and Anna Baum. The affair is being run under the i supervision of the Seaside Life Sav- ing Corps and entries close today with I Attorney Elison in the Meigs build r Ing. John It. Farrell, lieutenant of the Seaside Corps, is the handicap ' per. The list of officials win be an ' nounced tomorrow. The first race will begin at 2 o'clock. , : V - 1 r pastern League Fan Chatter 1 jfSK HITTING THE SPORT TRAIL With Geo. E. Firstbrook "What has Billy Bolles of Greenwich been doing to tret his pic ture in so many papers?", inquired Norwalk acquaintance as he placed hurriedly over one of Caruso's pictures.. Both looked alike to him. ' In picking his all-star Eastern "League team which' he says could beat the flying Baltimore Internationals, Frederick Reynolds has put' together a jombination that would hit about 30 points higher than the leading Pitts- fields, and fleld about .30 points faster than the Brown Derbies, who are, the league leaders in fielding. .-. The passing of Bill Lauder as Yale's baseball coach is a source of regret on tp part of Yale men and others who have had 'occasion to rome into personal contact with him. Lauder, when he was playing ball in the major league, cultivated a large friendship by his gentle manly qualities. Lauder failed to turn out a championship nine for the Blue, but he gave the best there was in him, all that any fellow can do. x Of course Gene McCann denies the Times story of new ball players coming to the Bridgeport Club, but he says: Naturally 1 would not turn down any extra good player if I had a chance to get him at this critical moment." However, whatever the source of the "leak," Gene must have been, doing some tall "kidding" to his friends, or else some of Gene's friends are eligible for membership in the Annanias Club. We calmly await the events of the future. THE DOWN TRAIL. "He was full ot vim when he first came up, This vet with the sun-tanned brow; He was swift of foot and his eye was keen, They said he was good as they'd ever seen, But he's treading the down trail now. "116 could run like sin when he first came up, He could hit 'em most anywhere; He could nab a fly in the garden deep, Or spear a drive with an agile leap As it Whizzed through the sun-baked air. "But now he is plodding the down-hill trail, - The seasons have claimed their toil; He has lost hi speed and his old-time snap, He falters when fielding a lusty rap, And they call him a game old soul. " "'Twill not be long till he passes on, 5 ' Unable to go the pace; And where he played some husky lad, Wth the strength and vgor he once had, Will be shining in his place." ' Bobby Orr Dons Spangles Again Bridgeport Is well represented on , the Sew Milford semf pro' club with Lew Dorkin. playing first base; Bobby Orr, former Eastern Leaguer on second base; Joe Hurley, formerly of the American Chain, in the' outfield, and Bob Hurley at shortstop and captain. In addition Charley Vale, Brown Derby reserve ' pitcher, is operating on the mound. Joe Hurley is also play ing Saturdays in Norwalk. Bridgeport is also sending other sandlot stars to neighbor ing towns whore they are pulling down the. plaudits of the natives for the splendid work. Levi tore and Benny Dworkin (Kid Ho gan, boxer) are also performing with Norwalk, while other locals are hitting 'em out in Bethel and Danbury. Grant Cas-Tly is a member of the Munson Club in the Three Rivers League. Jimmy Hammill and George Masher are playing with Three Rivers. In yesterday's game again? Munson, Hammill got three hits and .three runs -out of lour times at the bat. Mosher went still better, getting four hits and one run in the same ' number of tcrps to the plate. Casserly, playing on tbe-JHunson team in the same game, got two hits and one run as his day's share. Bennett Takes Eccentric "Red" Allen Under Wing Manager Jack Flynn of the Ponies ; can still gauge the old apple. In the . first Springfield-Hartford game he 1 hit for the circuit. The Senatora and Ponies spent a pleasant afternoon, both teams win-j- ning a game the same score 6 to 3, ; prevailing in each of the contests. Hiainea of Hartford continues to t clout the ball hard. ' He also rapped i out a homer. Brick Wilder also ' showed some of his old tricks with ; the stick by slamming out a pair of f doubles in the first eetto. Albany surprised the home fans by administering two defeat to New Haven, with Marty Murpliy, formerly of Hartford ana New Haven, star i ring in the outfield. Rex Cox twirled f the 3 to 0 shutout, while Brown was t the winning moundsman in the 5 to i 1 win. it i3 not Heinle Groh playing base for Albany, he's plain Groh, a cousin of the famous I No, I third f "Bill" Reds. i Certainly, pitchers can hit the ball. fBish of Worcester got ithree safeties Pin four trips to the plate against Col. Se Snover. ; ' Five hundred Pittsfield fans wit t nessed the double defeat of the Hil- lies in Worcester. Some delegation j. for the pennant seething village to send along to cheer the team. When Johnny "Red" Allen gets into the ring at the State street Arena, next Monday night, to box Sailor Johnny Darcey, Johnny "Red" Ben nett, formerly known as the "Fight ing Conductor," will be in the corner of the East Side . boy. With the "steenth manager to his string Allen says he is going to settle down in the boxing game on business lines and expects, to get some of the money in sight from now on. Allen is rated as one of the best lightweights in tiiis section and there seems to be no reason why he shouldn't be success ful. It's an- old story about Allen having scraps with his managers, and the fight fans are getting mighty tired of hearing it. Allen's claims and ex cuses for the numerous breaks with hi managers, were chiefly assertions that his business agents were getting all of the dough, or nearly the bulk of fight proceeds. Johnny Bennett is hignlv regarded in local boxing cir cles, and if Allen cannot get along under his wing it will be no fault of Bennett's, is the belief of ring fans. Bennett is also the manager of Billy Prince and Pete Dunn. Allen is shaping himself for his bout with Darcey in the Columbia A. C. gymnasium. "Red" is telling his friends that he never felt better, at the same time expressing the confi dence that he will win the verdict over Darcy. Matchmaker George Dwyer of the Rricteenort A. & A., announced this morning that Harvey Kelly and Kid Ie.wis (Jim Bones) have been signed as substitutes for the Patsy Bogash ATickev Dance go. which was called off owing to Dance's ' illness. Kelly and Bones were matched a month or so asro. but the bout was called oft iwine to an injury sustained by the former. Kelly has been boxing around here for several years and should prove to be the toughest op ponent yet faced by Lewis. Dwyer attempted to put on another scran between Billy Prince and Har ry Peterson, but th latter refused to box Prince here, claiming that he is matched to fight Prince in the star bout of a show at Norwalk in two weeks. A few weeks ago some of the j Pitsfield radicals were "riding" Wal j ly Hammond. Now, Hammond is king. Such is the life 'of a baseball manager. SPORT SNAPSHOTS LANSING Virtually nil hnvinp bouts except those staged .by frater nal organizatioas, ho American Le gion or established clubs have been placed under the ban in Michigan. pending reorganization of the .tatn athletic board of control which, Gov ernor Groesbeck has announced, will be the first step Howard "eliminating commercialism from the snorts. the Governor put the stopper on the ltoper-Miske fight scheduled for Aug. 12. in Grand Rapids. Devon A. C. To Tackle Lenox Next Sunday afternoon the fast Lenox team will be Devon A. C. op ponent. Keen rivalry exists between the two teams and Devon's victory of last season is not forgotten. The Lenox -team as out for re vengp for their defeat of last year and will bring their strongest lineup for a win over the Devons which will mean much to them. Sunday, Aug. 14, the Devon A. C. will start a series with the Paddocks. The Devon A. C. boys are after the Paddocks' scalp for the defeat admin istered them at basketball, so a hard fought series is looked for. The battery for the Lenox game will be Sheick and Bremier for Devon A. C. Minor League World Series Is Projected CHICAGO Joie Ray, middle dis tance running star, will attempt to 'break the one mile, run mark at the Central A. A. U. meet here on Aug. 13. Chicago, Aug. 4 A minor league "world series" between the pennant winning clubR of the American As sociation and International League will be staged after the close of reg ular season, President Hickey of the American Association announced to day. President Hickey reached a ten year agreement with the Internation ai League wheeby an annual post season series of games will be play ed. Post season games between the pennant winning clubs of the. leagues were first staged last fall, when Bal timore defeated the championship St. Paul club. "The series proved popular and we have decided to enter into a teji year agreement to. assure these games President Hickey said. ST. LOms The Cubs, have re leased pitcher Marvin Goodwin to the Houston, Texas, Club. PHILADELPHIA Allie Miller. former Penn football star, will coach Villa Nova gridders this season. PH ILADBPLHIA President Ba ker of the.Philies denies reports that Bill Donovan has been released as manager, but states thait Irving Wil helm will continue- to manage the Quakers on their western trip. SYDNEY Dal Hawkins, veteran bantamweight champion, is here and is shortly to embark in business.- LEWIS KAPLAN MATCH. Kid Lewis, Waterbury boxer, has been signed up to box Kid Kaplan, of Meriden, 1n the Silver City on Aug. 12, The articles call for both box ers to weigh in at 128 pounds at 2 p. m-. on the date of the fight. Reynolds Says His All-Star Team Would Beat Baltimore Frederick Reynolds, 9 6 Park ter- (race, in a letter to the Times' sport ing editor, submits the following se lection for an All-Eastern League ball team, which he considers a su I perior lineup to those picked by De von and Milford fans, appearing re- cently in the Times. Reynolds' line- I up follows: First base Rodriguez, Bndge- Second nose Hammond. Pittsfteld. Shortstop Gonzales, Springfield. Third base Long, Waterbury. Left field Kane, Hartford. Center field K-ing, Worcester. Right field Baker, Pittsneld. Catchers Wilder, Springfield and i Tyler, Waterbury. Pitchers Lea sure, Bridgeport; . woodward, New naven: Cox, Albany; t r- inon Hartford: Bennett. Wor- ' tJi. T-: " Best. Pittsfleld; IiCPard, ' Bridgeport. Team oatung, .-; i 990; team game. pitching 4.2 hits per Ttevnolds Explains. , Mr Reynolds goes on to say: 'My . reasons are, Rodriguez, Bridgeport . n Kowman. is a great fielder, with none as his equal and also a .300 hit- er- Eammon of Pittsfleld, deserves .vJ hnnnr for second base on his - slugging powers aid consistent hit ' tine while Jiggs Donahue of Albany, ' andNeal Ball of New Haven, should ' i . . overlooked: for shortstop. i Gonzales of Springfield, tops themvall i with good fielding and stickwork, ! while Bates -oft Pittsfleld .should not 1 he forgotten; third base is ably taken ".care 'of by "Shorty" Long, of Water t.nr wbn is the league's leading V hitter and a fielder of the Bates' type. while left field is all to the mustard with Kane of Hartford who, when not playing in the outfield, could alternate in the infield. He is a dangerous .300 hitter and a fast fielder; in cen ter field. King of Worcester, is easily picked not only for his heavy hitting out wonaenui neluing, while in right field no one but our own "Howie" Baker of Pittsfleld, deserves the lau rels as he is a heavy sticker, and he can also play the infield; for catcher, Wilder of Springfield, has it all his own way, not only for his heavy bit ting but also his heady backstopping. I consider Tyler of Waterbury, the runner-up, with Wilson of New Ha ven, al3o a favorite. "As for my pitchers, I pick four righthanders and three southpaws. Leasure of Bridgeport, proves to be the home team's best bet, allowing something like five or six hits per game, while Woodward of New Ha ven, is also a grood bet, he formerly being with the St. Louis Americans. Cox of Albany, is one who would, be given a place on any minor league team; Pennington of Hartford, got off to a bad start, bnt is now coming along; Bennett of Worcester, is show ing the way by his superb box-work, while Best tf Pittsfie.ld, gets second choice not only for his classy pitch ing, but his hitting powers. LePard seems to be as good as there is in the league, but he seems to lose games, because his team-mates fail to hit behind him. "Will you kindly put this in type as it took me quite a while, to study it up. I think this team could beat the Baltimore Internationals." Eastern League Fight Pictures Barred Here McCann Squad lit Springfield For Three-Day Stand By GEORGE E. FIRSTBROOK With the Brown Derbies hea-inninflrn. thrpp.-Ha v stand in Springfield today local fans are in strong hopes the McCann squad will take a brace and break the losing streak. The locals iidve a pair 01 postponed games and Jack Flynn will surely force the playing of one doubleheader, if not two. If such proves to be the case there appears no reason why the Derbies shouldn't perk UD and iniect their oldtime snan and vim into their playing and leave Springfield Saturday night with the big cuu ui me series to meir creuiu Such a feat would nrovide a masmet for a mnnstRr Rnndnv uruwu wnen Worcester comes, xne Jackmacks this season are big favorites with the fans. ' Triple Strucrale Now On As a result of yesterday's game the Eastern Leae-ue nennant 1 1 1 1 . , 1 1 i-aue lias ueveiopea into a necK ana necK struggle between three ciuos ior tne nag one 01 trie prettiest pennant races that is oeing waged in any ot the leagues major and minor. Here's me standing 01 tne tnree leading cluhs today: YY on Lost Per Cent. 55 38 .591 52 . 37 .584 54 39 .581 Pittsfleld . Bridgeport ........ s. Worcester Only ten points separating the three leading teams. Can you beSa.t it? , Pittsfleld Jolted. Hard. The onrushing Hillies received an unexpected check at the hands of Worcester yesterday, when the Jack macks pocketed both games of a doubleheader with the pennant-aspir-ingr Hillies. It was a big day for Worcester, for the double win of the Boosters was of triple value, as. it not only cut down the lead of the Hillies, but narrowed the margin be tween Bridgeport by the loss of the game bythe Brown Derbies in Waterbury. Mve Hits Off Kahn. Southpaw Jerry Kahn was chief un dertaker at the obsequies of the Der bies. . Only five tacks were required in the B. D. casket. Another case of lack of bat kicking. Clarence Pickup, Hartford discard. in the sixth banged out a homer with two on the sacks. That stunt took the heart out of Bridgeport's hopes. -Bridgeport made the Brass City fans tremble in the ninth, when it ap peared as if one of the famous win ning rallies were due. Two runs, however, proved the limit on singles by Kingdon and McLaughlin, a pass to Loftus and Emmerich's infield out. Emmericli Hit in Head. It was Wes Kingdon. who was in strumental in starting Bridgeport's other tally over tne place in tne sev entH. The Californian rapped out a single and Loftus beat out a bit to Dowd. Kahn filled the sacks by nassing McLaughlin, while Bornhoeft fanned. Kahn then forced Kingdon over the pan when one of. his shoots whacked Emmerich in the head but that was all. Games Tomorrow. Bridgeport at Springfield. Waterbury at Worcester. New Haven at Pittsfleld. Albany at Hartford. Gaines Today, Bridgeport at Springfield. New Haven at Pittsfleld. Waterbury at Worcester. Albany at Hartford. Scores Yesterday. Waterbury 5, Bridgeport 3 (2nd game); 1st game postponed, rain. Albany 3, New Haven 0 (1st game); AKbany 5, jJew Haven 5 (2nd game). Springfield 6, Hartford 3 (first game); Hartford 6, Springfield 3 (2d game). . V Worcester 5. Plttsfleld'3 (1st game); Worcester 5, Pittsfleld 4 (2d game). Standing of Ton ins. W. L, P.O. Pittsfleld 55 38 .591 Bridgeport ...... 52 37 .584 Worcester 54 39 .51 New Haven ... ... 49 43 .533 Hartford ............ 47 42 .528 Springfield 44 50 .468 Waterbury 37 50 .425 Albany 28 66 .298 Babe Ordinary Road Hitter New York, Aug. 4. If Babe Ruth aian i. Dat at tne Polo Grounds he would be just an ordinary home run hitter . Of his present string he has socked .18 there. If he played at Chicago all the time he wouldn't be in the limelight at all. He's only manufactured one at the White Sox park. The Polo Grounds are made to order for Babe. But the fact is Bambino is way ahead in Jlis stunt of hitting homers in every park. In 1919 Babe's 29th September 2 7. com pleted the circuit. In 1920 it was his 42nd, August 14. This year it was his 32nd, July 10. ICew Haven, Aug. 4. 'The State Boxing Commission has decided that moving pictures of contests will not be allowed in Connecticut. This rec ommendation, with the rules and reg ulations, have gone to 'Governor Lake for approval or disapproval. Moss King, Yale boxing instructor and chairman of the commission.said that the commission decided it would not permit the appearance of Jack John son, former heavyweight champion, in this state. Boxers who are match ed to eompete in this state and live elsewhere will be required to send on their photographs, that they may be identified before entering the ring. Newspaper men will toe allowed to at tend all weighing-ins. No "battle royals" will be permitted. KING PINS .MEETING Mmbers of the King Pins A. A. are requestd to report at the club rooms tonight at 8 o'clock sharp as an elec tion of officers is to be held. Friday evening, Aug. 5, the members of the King Pin Baseball team are requested to report at the club rooms at 7:30 sharp, as an election of hew manager and captain will be held. August Card For Beardsley Golfers BFKJfS VS. LONDON TONIGHT. "Bridgeport" Jimmy Burns will sta:k up against Harry London of Harlem tonight iJ the star bout at the Queensboro A. O., New York. A number of local ring sports will see the battle. D. B. Carten, professional at the Beardsley Park Golf club, has announced a series of com petitions to be held at the park beginning next Saturday. On that day there will be an 18 hole handicap tonrnament for three . prizes. The first prize, lor rtte best gross score, consists of a silk shirt, a pair of cuff links, and a necktie, offered by Al Anderson. Second prize will he one dozen golf balls offered by Meigs & Co., and the third prize a pair of golf shoes offered by Blumberg. On the same day there will also be held a driving contest for a prize which has not as yet been an nounced. Beginning Saturday, August 19, the qualifying round of a tourna ment wiUbe held for a silver cup offered by Meigs & Co., the cup having to he won three times he fore it is the property of the vic tor. Another cup will also be of fered for the winner of this year's event the finals of which will be held on Labor Day. - ' On August 10 there win he 18 holes of medal play lOT ladies for a silver cup. Entries for all of the aoove contests should .be sent as soon as possible either to the Board of Recreation or to D. B. Carten in care of the Beardsley Park Golf Club. . Gene McCann. who protested the game on the grounds the official East em League ball was not in use, to day expressed his confidence that President Dan O'Neil would rule out the game. It was in the second inn ing that the foxy McCann discovered that a ball bearing tne American T.eaeTi label was being used. Ac cording to McCann the official Eastern T.eatnie balls as prescribed by the rules bear the stamped signature of Dan O'Neil. If "pigs is pigs rules is rules," said the Bridgeport pilot. South Ends At Sing Sing The South Ends are booked for a at Ossining. Sunday, Aug. 14, with the Mutual Welfare nine of Sing Sing prison, the members of which are made up of players serving terms from five years up to me. The game will be played in the prison yard. The prison team has only been beaten one in three seasons, the feat being accomplished by Greens Farms. In the lineup of the locals will be CJallasrher. W. Brazie, Robertson, Mnnrp. O. Brazie. Laubshere, Martin, rrkpn. Lintack and Bowden. Man- Mfiarthv of the South Ends in vites any one who cares to make the trip in buses or autos. Big League Dust Kahn's "Beaner Gives Joe Smith The Full Count 1 Joe Smith, valiant back stopper of the Brown Derbies, was beaned' in the head by one of Pitcher Kahn's shoots in yester day's game at Waterbury and rendered temporarily senseless. When Smith "came to" Johnny Thole succeeded him behind the bat. Smith was out for about five minutes. Emmerich was also hit by one of Kahn's shoots, but he was ablu to continue play. Gene McCann is shy of the "lively ball" is the belief in Wat erbury. following the protest of yesterdays game on the grounds that the oliidal Eastern League ball was not in play. Cosgrovo explained to the Bridgeport pilot that the local supply was exhaust ed and that those in play were part of .a consignment received yesterday from the Spalding firm. This information, however, would not appease McCann and he for warded the protest to Dan O'Neil. last night. Clarence Pickup found the new balls to his liking and suc ceeded in batting one over the home run route. Tommy Ray, in the final round, gave Buck Lai an opportunity to get into action for., a single inn ing, his first appearance in sev eral weeks owing to an injured hand. A Sad Old Tale Do You Know That THE BROWN DERBIES have made less errors than any other Eastern League team, the Mc Cann squad being charged with 117 to date. The greatest num ber of mi splays are chalked up against the Albany Lawmakers, a total of 20o. Error statistics continued, gives Pittsfleld, 173; Worcester, 175; New Haven, 171; Springfield, 206; Waterbury, 164 and Hartford, 177. REX COX, ALBANY pitcher, who cut loose from Hartford in the latter part of last season aft er a row with Jim Clarkin, is due to climb hack into the majors for another chance next season. Cox was turned over to the Hartford club by Detroit, and as the au burn haired South Carolinian and Dan Howley, Detroit backstop ping coach are close friends, it wouldn't be a surprise to see Cox going South with Cobb's Tigers again next spring. COLONELS RTJPPERT and Huston, owners of the New York Yankees, have backed up the stand taken by Judge Landis that the acquitted White Sox players must be barred from the Organ ized Baseball at all hazards as a proof that th millions of baseball fans will be assured of a souare deal. The New York magnates maintain that the confessions of the ball players make it impossi ble for them to be taken back in to the fold. THE BROWN DERBY lineup looked something lik its former self with Buck Lai back in action in part of yesterday's game at Waterbury. THE BASEBALL SEASON is slipping; by. Including today's games there are 54 playing dates left on the Eastern League sched dule, 23 of those being home Btands by the Brown Derbies, Bogash Wants New Players Louis Bogash, who is passing hia spare time in the role of coach of the Venice A. C. baseball team, is on the hunt for a winning pitcher and two fast inflelders. Applicants for the job should apply to Manager Bandy Barnett at the Venice club rooms, 196 Hurd avenue, between 6 and 8 p. m. - The Venice players are requested! to report for practice tomorrow even ing. Manager Barnett has some open dates and would like to arrange games with the Paddocks, Greens Farms. Milford Wheel, Wilton A. C. and other r ong .teams. Telephone Barnett 2463 Noble, between 6 and 8 p. m. . Major Leagues Boston 3, AMERICAN. Chicago 2. Bridgeport. cf lb Emmerich, Ray, 2b . Lai, 2b Martin, rf Rodriguez, Smith, c ........ Thole, c "Kang-don, ss Loftus, If McLaughlin, 3b . . 2 Bornhoeft, p .... 1 x LeiPai (1 1 po a 2 0 1 0 T 13 1 o 2 3 1 0 Odd (fielding performances featured the major league contests yesterday. In the first Chicago-Boston National League game every Cut) player had one or more assists. Pitcher Alex ander who had six assists and was the only Chicago player without a putout to his credit, was pivot in a pe culiar double play. Left Fielder Sullivan caught a fly, threw the ball to the infield where Alexander threw to third base man Deal, who complet ed the play. In the second game each of the Boston outfielders had Ltwo putouts. Flack of the Chicago Nationals and Smith of the St. Louis Nationals, lead oft men in batting, opened with home runs The home run by the Car dinal player proved to be the margin by which the New York Nationals were defeated, causing them to drop back to two arid one-half games be hind the Pittsburgh leaders. All of the Pittsburgh players, ex cept Catcher Schmidt, forced out by injury, made at least one hit. Brot tem who ' relieved Schmidt, made a single while Pitcher Cooper had two. Killifer In E vers' Job Chicago, Aug. 4 Catcher Billy Killifer is today temporary manager of the Chicago Oiibs untttl a successor to Johnny Evers, deposed, is named. Evers, who is confined to his home here with a cold and nervous attack, today declared that he has not re signed, the presumption being that he was "canned" owing to the bad showing of the Cubs in the pennant race. 32 3 5 24 14 2 x Batted for Bornhoeft in 9th. Waterbury. ab r h po a e Long, b 3 0 1 1 1 0 Cosgrove, cf 4 0 2 3 0 0 Dowd, 2i 4 1 2 14 0 Torphy, lb 4 1 1 13 0 1 Pickup, If. -4 1 1 3 0 0 Perrin. rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 Horkheimer. ss . . 2 1 12 0 0 Prediger, c 4 1 1 3 2 0 Kahn, p 3 0 0 0 7 0 32 5 10 27 14 1 Bridgeport. ...0 0000010 2 3 Waterbury ...0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 5 Two base hits, Dowd, Prediger. Home runs. Pickup. Sacrifices, Mc Laughlin, Horkheimer. Left on bases, Bridgeport 8, Waterbury 5. Bases on balls, off Kahn 3, off Bornhoeft 3. Hit by pitcher, by Kahn 2 (Smith and Emmerich). Struck out. by Kahn 1, by Bornhoeft 1. Umpires, Brans field and Ennis. Time, 1:43. EAGLE, JRS., ACCEPT. The Eagle Jrs.. accept -the chal lenge of the Mohawks, Sunday, at Yellow Mill. If the game is good, answer through this paper or writs to Leonard Rich, 120 Willard street, cKy. ROVERS WANT GAME. The Rovers are desirous of book ing a game for Sunday with any 16 18 team having a diamond permit, the Marylands, Y. M. H. A. Jrs., Lone Stars, "Pequots and Soundviews pre ferred. Address W. E. Terry, 70 Center street. Standing of Teams. W. L, P.C. Cleveland 62 36 .633 New York 59 35 .628 Washington -....-.. 55 48 .534 Detroit - .-. 48 53 .475 St. Louis 46 51 .474 Boston 4-4 54 .449 Chicago . 43 55 .439 Philadelphia 36 61 .365 Today's Games. Chicago at Boston. St. Louis at Philadelphia. Detroit at New York. Cleveland at Washington. NATIONAL. St Louis 3, New York 2. Pittsburgh 9. Philadelphia 5. .Boston 5, Chicago 3 (1st game); Chicago 7, Boston 5 2nd game). Standing of Teams. W. L, P.C. Pittsburgh 62 35 .6 39 New York - 61 . 39 .610 Boston 54 40 .574 Brooklvn 51 49 .510 tt. Louis 49 48 .505 Chicago 42 56 .429 Cincinnati : 41 57 .418 Philadelphia - 30 66 .31 Todays Games. Boston at Chicago. Brooklyn at Cincinnati. New York at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. Bob Christy Bright Star Boblby Christy, Bridgeport boy, playing with Worcester, chiseled a niche in the "Hall of Fame" when he executed one of the most sensational catches ever be held by Worcester fans. It came about in the third in ning of the first game of the double header with Pittsfleld. In that inning, a pass to Hargraves and fumble by Conway put the former on third and Best on first with none out. McCorry lifted a foul fly which Christy caught leaning over the bleacher fence. He tumbled headlong after the' catch, his body disappearing over the fence. Har graves started for the plate, Christy pulled himself up and shooting the ball to Hartnett nailed Hargraves.- Speedy Knowlton Nine Claims City Junior Diamond Title With a record of 17 wins and six defeats the Knowltons are proving themselves to be one of the speediest lunior baseball teams in Bridgeport and vicinity. Backed up by this splendid record Manager Frank Morris is claiming the junior titular honors and Issues a sweeping chal lenge to meet all comers in the junior division. Saturday, at 1:30, on the Yellow Mill diamond, the Knowltons will play the Rangers. They also hold the permit for the second period and would like to -meet the Seasides, Soundviews, Vikings, Surf Ave. Jrs., or any other fast junior teams. The Knowltons took the Park Citys into camp Saturday, winning 1 2 to 3. Features of the game was Lancaster's hitting, Higgins" fielding and the pitching of. Morris; Follow ing is the record of the Knowltons: Knowlton : 6, Venice 20; Knowlton 6, King Pin 6; Knowlton 10, Ameri can A. A. 9; Knowlton 9, Wayside Colts 3; Knowlton 9; Orioles 0; Knowlton 9, Wayside Colts 0: Knowl ton 15, American A. A. 12; Knowlton 4, Lone Stars of Fairfield 13; Knowl ton 3, Y. M. H. A. Jrs., 13; Knowl ton 9, Orioles S; Knowlton 4, Rang ers 3; Knowlton 2-5, Wayside Colts 4; Knowlton 1, Triangles 20; Knowlton 8, Internationals 6; Knowlton 6, Northern Lights 0; Knowlton 21, Sag- ' amores 2; Knowlton' 10,.- Orioles 8; Knowlton 14, Pirates 7; Knowlton 11, Soundviews 8 ; Knowlton . 7, Electric Cable 3; Knowlton 7, Orioles 8; Knowlton 13, Park Citys 3.