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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 05, 1912, Image 14

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two hits each, and "were husy in
Maggert, Strunk, Baker arid
Barry did heavy work for Phila
delphia. Ford tied Tigers up for five in
nings, hut in sixth Cobb tripled
and scored onah infield out.
He came right back in seventh
and tripled with two men on.
New York counted! its only run
when Sweeney singled and scored
on a clout by Ford. , v
Joe Lake is A rejuvenated" since
Tigers seemed him from St.
Louis. He pitched strong game, '
Cubs must win four out of five
from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
must take three out of four from
New York to give Chicago a
chance in pennarit race. '
On past performances Phils
will make charjee and his gang
struggle to get "even three games.
Chicago may profit by harl'
iuck tnat nas iollowed the yuak
ers all year, It is reported from
SJeepville that Brennan is suffer
ipg from diphtheria. Alexander,
Ad's roommate, may also be af
fected. These two men are the
mainstays of the Dooin staff now,
and their absence would play
havoc with the team's chances of
being a factor in the race.
Long Branch semi-pros were
easy for the Cubs yesterday.
Chance used all of his kids and
the score resulted 11 to 2. Tinker
pasted a homer with two on.
Walsh, shortstop of Mobile,
has been bought by St. Louis Car
dinals. Fred Toney, ex-Cub, pitched
rine;hit game for Louisville
against Minneapolis. Millers are"
league's leaders and Taney's per- '
formance may bring him back to
the big show.
Lufher McCarthy and Jim
Stewart; perpetual white hQpes,
battle tonight in New York.
Why not Jet "Gib .the Blood" or
"Lef,ty Louis" go against Jack-s
Johnson? Their footwork haS baf
fled the whole New York police
force andjthey surely put over a
'Goodman, South Side
lightweight, may'go to Australia
"for three fights. Has'been offered
matches by-Hugh Mcintosh.
Cy Young was .knocked out of'
Box in an afriateur game in Ohio
yesterday. After the fray veteran
said he was through for all time. -Wilmington,
Del., is" bragging
because it has a legless pitcher.
Idle boast. Right out on the
South Side there are pitchers who
haven't any arms. Ask Jimmy;
Billy Niesen's ex-U. S. Leag
uers lost their second straight to -the
Chicago Giants. Score 9 to 4.
Johnson, pitching for the Giants, j
fanned 16 batters.
The Cubans also made it two
straight losses, Gatewood pitch
ing the American Giants to vic
tory in a tight 4 to 3 game.
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The United States .railways
have 1,485 miles of track in Can
ada, but the Canadian railways
have not less than 7,197 miles of
track in the United States, divid
ed as follows: Canadian Pacific,
5,391; Grand Trunk, 1,636; Ca
nadian Northern, 170 miles.

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