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

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batting due on even terms, each
poking a pair of hits.
Once again Giants won. If
they cop again today it will make
the fourth time this year" they
have "won nine straight games.
Ames outpitched Schultz and
Seaton, holding the Phillies to
era five hits.
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ahead of Pittsburg, in second
place.
Some people still call it a pen
nant race.
The Pirates rallied in ninth,
batted in two runs and scored' a
victory over St. Louis.
Pittsburgh clung to second
place because of victory A loss
would have shoved them below
Cubs.
Boston bunched hits on Ragon
and Kent and Brooklyn lost.
Tyler was hit hard, but Brook
lyn batters were helpless when
hits meant runs.
Hub Northen, who is in right
field for Brooklyn because of Mo
ran's serious case of blood poison
ing, strung up three hits.
Hub Purdue, the only real
y pitcher on the Boston team, says
' he will not play unless his salary
is raised or he is traded to some
other' team. Hub threatens to
farm.
He claims Kling overworked
him when there were other pitch
ers getting higher salaries taking
3. rest. Hub called the manager a
"fathead," and the manager told
Hub to take a few days off and
think it over.
Now Purdue says the more he
thinks it over the more he is con
vinced that he wag right in his es
timate of Kling.
Hint to Manager Stovall of the
Browns: Bay City of the South
ern Michigan League bought an
entire new ball team yesterday.
Jim Barry, Chicago heavy
weight, has been arrested in Van
couver, B. C, on a charge of as
sault. Barry was returning from
Australia, where he was fighting
for Hugh Mcintosh. On the boat
Barry lost at cards and then start
ed a roughhouse.
Fight between Abe Attell and
Harlem Tommy Murphy, sched
uled for July 4 in San Francisco,
has been postponed to August 3.
Several months ago The Day
Book picked Al Palzer of Illinois
as a coming heavyweight, Palzer
meets Bombardier Wells, British
er, Friday night. Watch for the
result. ,
Size of the ring for the John-son-Flynn
bout has been again
changed. Now it is to be made 19
feet 10 inches inside the ropes.
Infielder John Boyle of this
year's Chicago University team
joined Phillies today. Dooin is
shaking up his team and more
players are to follow in the path
of Titus and Graham, who were
disposed of within the last week.
Johnny Kilbane, featherweight
champ, is billed to meet Tommy
Dixon in a title fight of twelve
rounds at Cleveland, July 4.
Kilbane pulls off more bouts in
a month than most champions do
in a year.- Rest of the stars are
too busy filling theatrical engage
ments. As actors most prizefight-
I ers are good boxers.

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