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National League Chicago 8-4,
Philadelphia 9-2 (first game 11
failings) ; Cincinnati 2-7, Boston
8rl; St. Louis 10, Brooklyn 2;
Pittsburg-New York, rain. '
American League AH games
Heavy slugging by Luderus
and ineffective pitching by four
Cub hurlers lost the first on the
vWest Side yesterday.
Luderus put a homer into the
right .field bleachers with the
bases loaded in the first inning,
and tripled in the second with one
After the game Chance won
dered why he ever let the Philly
first sacker get away from him.
Richie, Smith, Maroney and
Laender all tried their luck in the
box. Richie and Smith were soft
for the Quakers. Lavender went
in in the tenth with thcscore tied.
Magee and Cravath singled in
the eleventh. Sherwood scored
on a fly, and Cravath stole home
with the winning run.
The Cubs almost tied the score.
Saier singled, Needham . scored
him with a double after two were
out, but Lavender fanned.
Chance used 18 players, and
they banged 21 hits. Sheckard
got three safeties, and the rest of
the outfield and infield bagged
Miller and Downs, acting as
pinch hitters, delivered singles.
Cotter, catcher secured from
the Phils, took Archer's place in
third. He pasted a triple and a
Magee had a freak record. He
had but two legal times at bat
and scored four runs. He sacri
ficed twice, was passed twice,
poled two hits, stole two bases.
Ed Reulbach lasted through
the second game after allowing
two runs in the first inning. He
was invincible thereafter. .
Saier and Evers were the big
noises in this battle. Each pes
tled homers in the fourth, and the
Trojan drovein another run and
scored himself in the sixth.
As the Giants did not play, the
Cubs dropped farther behind.
Boston had scored ten runs in
the first inning off Cicotte and
Bell and only two men were out.
Hooper and Speaker had each
made two hits.
St. Louis walked away from
Brooklyn through hard and time
Cards hung up 13 hits off of
Barger and Stack.
Konetchy was the best biff er
with a single, double and triple.
Fast fielding featured the Card
play, four double plays extermi
nating the Dodgers when they
In the first Cincinnati-Boston
game Hub Perdue had the Reds
at his mercy, while the Braves
batted Suggs hard.
Positions were reversed in the
second. Benton stopped Boston
with two hits, while his team
mates grabbed 14 from Hess and
Sweeney got both" hits off Benton.