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3ill Sweeney made his fifth hit
of the day and broke the 14-in-ning
6 to 6 tie of the Boston
Braves and St. Louis.
Babe Adams and Eppa Rixey
battled for 10 innings yesterday
in Pirates-Phillies game, and then
Max Carey, outfielder of Pitts
burgh crowd, drove out a double,
scoring one needed.
Cincinnati and Brooklyn also
played an extra-inning cpntest,
Reds winning in 11th when Rube
Benton doubled and was sent
home by Marians' single.
Zach Wheat, Indian outfielder
of the Brooklyn team, drove ball
over fence for homer.
Bill Dahlen will not be canned
as manager of infants, according
to Charlie Ebbetts, club's owner.
Scrappy Bill felt so confident
after hearing that, he went right
out and manager to get thrown
off field by Ump, Eason.
Yesterday might well be called
pinch-hitters' day. 10 of them
used in 7 games and most of them
Danny Green, who played in
Chicago National outfield when
team had such names on its ros
ter as, Bill Lance, Jimmy Calla
han, Bill Dahlen and Clarke Grif
fith, and who later jumped to
Sox, with whom he played great
ball, is dying of consumption at
the Oak Forest infirmary.
Luther McCarthey, who used
to push scenery around McVick
ers' stage,, has claimed the heavy
weight championship, now that
Johnson says he's through.
That's all right, Luther, you
have a perfect right to claim it.
Claiming fttje is one of $$ oldest
and most effective stalls l'n pugil
Charley Miller ofJcoast, white
hope No. 674,-may get a chance
to argue with Jim Flynn for 20
rounds jn 'Frisco, Labor day
Owen Moran, who was disqual
ified in his fight with Jack White,
will sail for lome in a' tfew days,
making usual Bfltish howl of
Barry McCormick, who was a
big league star before .Jphn Titus
started to shave, has fired entire
Newark, O., team, r Barry has
been manager of thefctub about 3
Joe Jeannette has piped up and
annou.nced thqt he is heavyweight ;f'
champion if Johnson really means -
that he has quit,
OUR PRECISE ARTIST.
Some folks put their skeletons
in closets; others put 'em in hob-"
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