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' lished all kinds ofrecordS. To
gether they scored 33 tuns, 36
hits and 82 men went to bat dur
ing the afternoon.
Four two-base hits "were made,
one triple and four home runs. ,
Merkle, ' Doyle Miller and
Houser each pulled four-basers.
' McGraw used 17 men, putting
substiiutes'In every position but
shortstop and pitch.
Boston scored ten runs in the
Pittsburgh and Cincinnati
split a double-header yesterday,
v King Cole pitching and winning
Philadelphia defeated Brook
lyn, mainly through the' work of
vGawy Cravath, who uncorked a
$air of homers and a single, half
the Philly hits.
Hummel of Brooklyn also
smashed one for the Tcircuit.
Moranr Brooklyn's midget cen
ter fielder7is developing into one
of the most dependable hitters'
and base runtters in the National
' Infielder Arthur Bues, bought
from Seattle last year by New
York Giants-, then turned over to
Buffalo, has been purchased by
the Boston Braves. Bues made 27
homers with Seattle last season.
" Ad Wolgast starts rigid train
ing in Los Angeles tomorrow for
his match with Joe RiVers July 4.
'Ad has been taking it easyjln the
-Pittsburg team1 of defunct XT. S.
league started three-game series
.with Niesen's bunch at Gunther
-4 PntSejder- Bjitgxoi-
land has been sold to New
leans 5f Southern league.
Jack Johnson wants ring ' for
his fight with Flynn to be 20 feet
inside the ropes instead of 17 i
Gawy Cravath, who knocked
29 home runs with Minneapolis in
the American Association last
season, is after the National
League record this year. He add
ed two circuit bumps to his string'