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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 27, 1912, Image 19

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will kave fine chance of picking
up-a substantial lead then, if its
nreserU gait is its real form.
'
Prosperity and a high wind was
to? much for the Cubs. In syra-
pathy w?th the young tornado
thai was blowing, Larry Cheney
tilew, Eddi6 Lennox blew, and
Jimmy Archer did likewise. The
Cards won, 10 to 8. N -
At that, theCubs had plenty
of chance to win the gamfe, fill
ing the-bases, in the last inning
with one. out, but no runs were
chased over, Six hits were all
the West Siders could gather,
but they were staked to 9 passes
by the generous St. Louis pitch
ers. .Cheney was stung fdr 12
hits but a little bait playing be
hind him at opportune times
would have given him another)
victory. In the ninth, with the1
score tied arid Kn&fetchy on
tihlrd, Eddie Lennox hit the big
Pole in the back with the ball
when he was being run ddwn Be
tween third and home, and the
run scored. Another came in alt-'
er that. If Koney had been put,
out the tale might haVe been aif-
ferent. '
;T
- Lennox was about due for a
little of the ragged stuff, how
ever, as he has been playing a
' marvelous game, fHe got ali the
, errors out of his system, in the one
fgamej and no oije has any hard
feplirigs against theex-Brooklynj
ite. If takes a young man a long".
The Phillies are in deplorable
shape through injuries. They
were trimmed again yesterday by
Brooklyn only three regulars",
one in the infield .and two in 'the
outfield, heing in. the game.
When the dpuble-header sea
son Opfens this year, there will be
plenty of attfon for the bargain
hunting fans. lain Jids" already
played havoc with ihe schedules
in the twfrbig leagues) and over
Worked teams will be the rule
when thd Weather gets Ayarmer.
Many bugs use this as an argu
ment for starting the season lat
er, but an early start is the only
way to secufe an early finish, and
a world's series late in October
is a joke. It wilL be a long time
before' fast year's fiasco from a
weather standpoint, is forgotten.
-O-Lq
GOOD COMEBACK
"What makes
red?"
"Glasses."
"How man$?
your nose so
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