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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 12, 1912, Image 19

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game in the second inning and
Evers followed his manager.
They protested decisions of Rig
ler, umpiring balls and strikes.
Cincinnati and Brooklyn split
a hot double-header,
Ragon, pitching for Brooklyn,
split his finger in the sixth inning
of the first game and was forced
to retire,
Fromme stuck in the first game
for Cincinnati, but Benton, Keefe
and Davis were all used in the
second.
Stack started the game for
Brooklyn, but Nap Rucker had to
rescue him in the seventh.
Smith and Wheat starred at
the bat for Brooklyn the third
baseman smashing four hits that
counted.
John Titus did his durnedest;
but St. Louis downed Boston.
Titus slammed five hits, one of
them being a triple.
Boston slugged the pill, ad
usual, but their pitchers were too
weak to hold the Cards.
Cleveland won the only game
played in the American League,
breaking the streak of Washing
ton, which had won 10 straight.
Hughes failed to hold Naps,
being lifted in the seventh. The
damage was done, however.
Steen was a puzzle to the Na
tionals. Cotton Turner drove out four
singles, and Paddy Livingstone
helped Cleveland with a triple
and two singles.
Milan for Washington poled
three singles and stole a base.
The Tiest pennant race among
the larger leagues is in the Amer
ican Association, where Colum
bus, Toledo and Minneapolis are
alternating.
Tex Jones, first baseman with
the White Sox for two seasons,
has been purchased from Buffalo
by Des Moines of the Western
League.
Del Gainor's wrist was 6per
ated cm at Detroit yesterday and
a tumor on the bone where the
bone was fractured last year Was
removed. The Tiger first base
man may be troubled with pain
in the arm permanently.
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OUR PRECISE ART.IST.
A homeseeker.
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Record-breaking crops and in
creased Democratic hopes, com
ing together, indicate that a cog
has slipped somewhere in the an
cient theory that the farmer can
thank that Grand Old Republican
Party for his sleek acres and fat
bank account
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