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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 08, 1912, Image 9

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Yesterday's results:
American League Chicago,
1; Washington, 0 (5 innings).
Boston, 5 ; Detroit, 4.
National League-r-Chicago, 9;
Boston, 4. New York, 6; St.
Louis, 2. Philadelphia, 8; Cin
cinati, 5.
Harry Lord, captain of n the
White Sox, put the ball over the
fence in the fourth inning of yes
terdays's five-inning game and
that run was sufficient to win.
Frank Lange twirled a race
game, pulling himself 'out qf a
hole, in the fifth in real Ed Walsh
fashion. Invthat round, with 3
men perched.on the bags, Frank
tightened upland Washington
died L . i
Bob Groome was on the slab
for Griffith's men and the lanky
toy pjtched'good ball. The only
hit made by the Sox in addition
to Lord's homer was a single
given to "Shano', Colfins.
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The rain fell during the entire
contest and considerably ham
pered the wonk of both teams.
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The game lasted long endtigh
for "Buck" Weaver to pull off a
couple of real plays.
Jimmy Lavender made "good
yesterday, holding the Brayes to
9 hits', most of them scattered
every ba)l pitched to, them, gath
ering a total of 14'hits.
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Johnny Everstripled in
the 5th with Hofman an case.
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- Hub Perdue, ' the Southerner
who supplied the co'niedy on a
Cub training trip a few seasons
ago, and who has been pitching
great ball for Kling this season,
started the gairie, but retired at
th6 end of the SthMrffavor of the
youthful Mr. McTigue.
' .
Ben Houser, the big first-base
understudy, is beginning to show
the effect of his two seasons with
the Athletics. The other day he
won a-game for the Braves by a
pinch hit in the 9thand yester
day went to the plate for Mc
Tigue in the final and drove a.
long triple, scormg two men. '
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Jerry Downs, who has played
on so many major league teams
that we haye lost count, was yes
terday grabbed by the Cubs from
Brooklyn, via the draft routev
Downs will n'ot tarry long, how
ever, as 'Murphy will probably
send hihi either to Milwaukee or
Louisvifye.
K
President Taft added a little
lustre to the gatne between Phila-
delp'h'ia and Cincinnati yesterday
and apparently cpnfused Hank
His team-mates were clouting QDay.s pennant-chasers:so much

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