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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 08, 1912, Image 13',
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American League Washing
ton 10, Chicago 1; Cleveland 4,
Boston 4 (nine innings, rain) ;
Detroit 7, New York 0; Philadel
phia 7, St Louis 2.
National League Philadel
phia 4, Chicago 1; Pittsburgh 7,
New York 2; Brooklyn 8, St.
Louis 7; Cincinnati 7, Boston 3.
What happened yesterday on
"the South Side wasn't a ball
game. It was a massacre.
Bill Lange and his cast iron de
livery were riddled by the Wash
ington sluggers, who .punctured
the scenery for 13 hits, totaling
Walter Johnson, who has been
an actor in each of four games
played here, started to pitch for
the Nationals. After giving the
-Sox two hits in six innings, he
In the last three innings the
Sox scored one run and whaled
five hits off Engle, a recruit.
Peters wound up the game for
When Nationals weren't bust
ing fences they struck out, ten of
them wheezing during the pa
Chick Gandil oiled up his rusty
hip .and returned to first base. He
knocked a homer and triple, lat
ter blow toming with two on.
'Shanks and Engle were the
only Nationals who failed to hit,
and six of the visitors poled two
Rath, Mattick and Collins col
lected .two hits each, Kuhn get
ting the seventh. One of Rath's
was a double.
Shanks and Milan each made
successive steals of second and
Chick Mattick improves when
played regularly. In addition to a
pair of solid hits he stole only
base on Ainsmith.
Ted Easterly, catcher, has been
bought from Cleveland and will
join Sox today. Easterly has also
played outfield and is a solid
swatter. Cal may use him in out
For second time in Philly series
thfe Cubs lost a great chance to
edge up on the Giants, losing
when New York did.
Ed Reulbach mystified Quak
ers for sevei innings, but blew far
away in the eighth-
Lobert singled, was sacificed
and scored on Cravath's blow to
center. Luderus then poked a
homer and stuff was off.
Releasing first basemen and
then having them get revenge is
a popular pastime with the Cubs
Rixey, the collegian southpaw,
baffled all the Cubs but Sheckard
and Evers. Each of them, bingled
twice. Tinker and Saier got the
other two hits for the Cubs.
Lobert, Paskert and Doolan
enjoyed Reulbach's shoots to the
tune of two hits apiece.
Pittsburgh is doing its share
by trimming Giants daily, but
Cubs refuse to profit.
Mathewson took count from
Pirates yesterday, and Marty
O'Toole beat Giants for the first
time in his big league career.
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