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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 02, 1912, Image 14

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and Roger Brcsnahan yelled at
him. Slim balked. A run scored.
Then Konetchy muffed a fly,
and game was lost to Cards.
Miller Huggins evidently wants
to escape Cincinnati. Since talk
of his release the little second
sacker has been a whirlwind. He
whipped a double aiid single yes
terday. Brown and Hendrix battled on
even terms at Boston. Pirate
flinger allowed three hits, his pals
getting four from Brown.
Pittsburgh scored in first on a
pass, single and infield out.
Pirates pulled a freak play.
Mensor muffed a fly, but it bounc
ed from his glove up in the air and
Jack Miller caught it." Mensor
was given credit for an assist.
Boston lost to St-Louis through
hard luck. Buck O'Brien allowed
tailenders but three hits and still
they won.
SPORT TWO.
Boston made eight hits off Al
lison, but they were widely scat
tered. All of St. Louis' hits came in
the fourth, Shotten, Pratt and
Kutina singling.
Gardner scored Boston's only
run with a homer.
Groom was the same old puzzle
to Detroit, and Washington won.
They hit Mullin safely only
seven times, but made the bingles
count.
Left Fielder Shanks was hit on
head by one of Mullin's fast balls
and knocked unconscious. He was
carried from the field, but will be
in game today.
Milan and Moeller led Wash
ington team with two hits each.
Milan also swiped two bases.
Muscatine of the Central Asso
ciation has released Joe Wall as
manager. During his reign he
won one game and lost IS. Clay
ton, the new boss, is fourth man
ager this year.
Shortstop Ernie Johnson of
Dubuque has been purchased by
White Sox. Comiskey paid $500,
and will give $2,000 more if he
makes good.
Rube Marquard, who pitched
half an inning for a semi-pro club,
has been fined $25 by the national
commission. As Rube was paid
$100 for his time it wasn't a bad
deal.
Abe Attell and Harlem Tommy
Murphy are resting, preparatory
to their clash tomorrow in San
Francisco. Betting is even.
Matt McGrath felt so good
when he got on Irish soil that he
broke another record. New York
er threw 56-pound weight 41 feet
7Yz inches in Dublin.
Leach Cross is matched to
meet Young O'Brien at New
York Wednesday night. His
brother, Phil Cross, will take part
in one of the preliminaries.
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The Illinois National Guard
will make fine soldiers.
They
Refused to march in a rain be
cause they were afraid of the
water.
"That's a very becoming hat,
dear."
"Yes, but it's such a cheap one
I don't wear it anywhere"
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