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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 01, 1912, Image 13

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BITS OF SPORT
' ( Yesterday's Results.
American League New York
12, Chicago 3; Detroit 4, Wash
ing'ton 1 ; Boston 4, StLouis 1.
National League Chicago 11,
Brooklyn 4; Pittsburgh 7, Boston
6 (19 innings) ; New York 7, Cin
cinnati 0; St. Louis 4-0, Philadel
phia 2-6.
Cicotte and Peters couldn't
pitch, Weaver and Rath couldn't
field, and Sox couldn't score, on
Russ Ford. New York was forced
to win.
Four times Weaver valiantly
fought the ball at short, repulsing
it with great damage each time.
Seven times the pill leaped into
his hands and stuck there, forcing
Buck to accept the chances,
Morris Rath skilfully eluded a
couple of chances, his hands fall
ing all oyer each other.
New York sewed up the game
in the first, Weaver erring twice,
Cicotte ascending and also throw
ing the ball away trying to catch
Daniels off first.
After New York scored its big
lead Ford eased up and Sox hit
him -hard.
Rollie Zeider blew himself to a
homer and double, Collins follow
ing with a pair of two-spots. Rath
and Callahan also nickediwo hits
each.
Del Paddock, released from Sox
in the spring, played a nifty game
for New York. He got two hits,
one producing two runs, and field
ed perfectly.
. Collins damaged fielding repu
tation of Yanks. Chase and Swee
ney made errors on fouls from hfs
bat in the second. Then Shano
fanned.
Ed Sweeney, Yank catcher, had
a perfect day at bat, blasting five
singles out of five times up.
Every Cub but Liefield hit safe
ly off combined slants of Allen,
Curtis, Knetzer and Kent, who
did the more-or-less pitching for
Brooklyn.
Brooklyn threatened in second,
when they scored three times
After that Liefield settled, and
game was a parade.
Scenery was cluttered up by
Brooklyn pitchers- coming and
going.
Jimmy Archer did some ef
fective clubbing, his triple and
single chasing m runs.
Out of six times at ftat Joe
Tinker poked out double and twd
singles. m
v Zimmerman, Saier and Sheck
ard each cuffed a pair of hits,
third baseman counting one triple
and the other two hitting for sin
gle and double.
Otto Miller was only Codger
to solve Liefield. He showered
three hits, one double.
Pittsburg and Boston broke big
league long game record, pastime
lasting 19 innings,. Two games'
were scheduled, but the'managers
decided fans had their money's'
worth in one.
O'Toole, who started for Pir
ates, was great. He was taken out
in the twelfth for a pinch runner.
Boston made six hits and two
runs during his stay on the
mound.
Old Otto Hess was the real sea.
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