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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 15, 1912, Image 9',
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CHICAGO'S TEAMS BRING HOME THE BACON
, Yesterday's results:
American League Chicago 7,
Philadelphia 0; Boston "6, St.
Louis 5; Detroit 5, New York I;
Qeveland 3, Washington 2.
National League Chicagb 2,
Philadelphia 0; St. Louis 6,
Brooklyn 0; Cincinati-Boston and
Pittsburg-New York, rain.
Even Jack Coombs was unable
to stop the Slaughtering Sox yes
terday and Callahan and his men
copped the seventh straight game
they have played on their eastern
trip. The Athletics never threat
ened and Benz had an easy day in
the box. Seven hits were all he
avowed the champs, the Sox
making nine his for a total of 14
bases in the meantime.
The shift in the Cub line-up
worked to perfection yesterday,
and the West Siders also shut
- out a team from Philadelphia in
easy fashion. Beating the Phils
is not much of a feat right now,
but the action of the new ma
chine showed that strength had
Right now Larry Cheney is
about the best bet of .Chance's
-pitching staff. The youngster
muffled the bats of Doom's men
yesterday with four swats, and
one of these was made, by ex-Cub
Peaches Graham, who contrib
uted a useless single pinchhitting
in the nmth.
Harry Lord started the down
fall of Coombs yesterday with a
double after Rath had walked,
and Cal helped it .along with a
sing! 2 that put over the first run.
This writing about t Zimmer
man every day is becoming -monotonous.
To- allay suspicion, we
are not related to Heinie, but the
Hinting of the big Dutchman is
he daily feature of the West Side
festivities. He deserves aH the
nice things that are being said
about him. The shift from first to
third did not a'ffecrhis batting, a
double and a single being" his
We are not naturally given to
gloating, but we have something
coming when two Philadelphia
teams playing two Chicago teams
the same day are unablerfo chase
over a single run.
The most pleasing thing about
the Sox artillery work is therium
ber of extra base, hits the Pale
Legs are making. They are aver
aging not less than five extra
bases every day, and these sturdy
clouts are routing the enemy.
Horace Fogel was out at Mur
phy's lot yesterday to see his pets
get walloped. And the tearful part
Was that Alexander the Gr.eat was
the twirler bumped by the Cubs.
Hans Lobert, who broke his
'leg in a game at fhe P-dlo