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and placed big Frenchman on
first, allowing Zeider and Mattick
to "decorate the bench.
St Louis made it three straight
from Giants by hammering Ames
"and Crandall for 15Wts. Bunched
swats in the sixth gave the Cards
Sallee, Geyer and Dale were all
unsteady, and Willis was forced
to pulL the game out of the fire for
Rebel Ooakes had a perfect day
at bat with 3 hits, one a double. '
Giants stole seven bases, but
hits did not follow the thefts.
Philadelphia made it three out
of four from Cincinnati, Recruit
Rixey holding the Reds to 7thits.
Quakers bunched hits on
Fromme in the fourth and chased
in two runs, enough to win.
Pittsburgh beat Brooklyn in a
double bill, the last half of which
was a joke.
First game was a hard battle,
Curtis weakening in the 13th and
allowing the Pirates to cop the
Pittsburgh hopped Kent and
Burke in the second and sewed
the game up with five runs in the
Hendrix, Pirate pitcher, batted
heavily, as usual, whaling a single
and triple. When his pitching
days are over he is sure of an out
Smih, Brooklyn third baseman,
led both teams at bat with five
hits for two games, two of them
Boston faltered m its chase for
the pennant yesterday and Tigers
gave them a sound thumping.
Hall, Boston mainstaywas hit
hard in second and third, and re
tired in favor of Bedient, who was
in good form.
Works held Boston until eighth
when he weakened, and Dubuc
went to his assistance, stopping a
rally that had been started by
Cobb and Speaker, fighting a
batting duel, each poled three
hits. One of the Peach's was.a
triple and Speaker poled a four
baser. Louden, Tiger second baseman,
also smashed a home run.
Athletics gained on both Wash
ington and Bosfon-by shutting
Heavy hitting by Collins, Bak
er and Barry, mixed with passes
by Cleveland pitchers, gave Ath
letics the game.
C. Brown pitched good ball
against Naps, Kaler, Krapp and
Steen being easy for Mackmen.
Athletics made seven sacrifice
hits, which is almost a record.
Yankees have at last climbed
out of the subway. They did it
by beating St. Louis, which slip
ped into last place.
Ford and Powell both pitched
good ball, but heavy hitting by
Zinn gave the Yanks victory.
Young outfielder uncorked a
double and home run.
t Louis made ten hits off
Fordrbut they were not bunched.
First break in Athletic pen
nant-winning macmn-e occurred
yesterday. Connie Mack has
turned Cy Morgan over to Kan
sas City of the American Associa
tion. iWith Bender, Coombs aiid
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